About Us

Nicole J. Franco Esq. earned her Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 1998 from the University of Arizona in Tucson and graduated Pace Law School in White Plains, NY with an Environmental Law Certificate in 2002. Ms. Franco is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, Federal District Court of Arizona State Bar of New York, and Federal District Court of New York Western District. Ms. Franco is a member of NOSSCR (National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives) and attends yearly continuing education conferences on Social Security Disability Law.

Ms. Franco began her career as a lawyer practicing in the areas of family, criminal, and personal injury law in New York. Upon returning to Arizona, Ms. Franco began working in the mental health law field as a grievance investigator in the Corporate Compliance Division for the Maricopa County behavioral healthcare organization administering the State of Arizona’s Medicaid program in the Grievance and Appeals Department. Ms. Franco investigated grievances filed by and on behalf of the seriously mentally ill population of Maricopa County by conducting interviews, gathering facts, reviewing evidence and analyzing the state rules, regulation, and administrative review of policies to assess whether a rights violation occurred.

Since September 2007, Ms. Franco has practiced exclusively in the area of Social Security Disability law. Initially, working as a staff attorney for several national social security disability advocacy firms where she successfully handled many hundreds of SSI/SSDI appeals and hearings across the United States including; Arizona, New Mexico, California, Nevada, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, Idaho and Hawaii.

In September 2011, Ms. Franco founded the Law Offices of Nicole J Franco, PLC where she is able to use her specialized knowledge of the law, exceptional court room skill, and vast experience representing social security claimants at all levels of the appeals process. Ms. Franco offers only the utmost quality representation and advocacy to her clients with the experience needed to help claimants with accurate case assessment, creative strategy, development, and the individualized attention necessary to best prepare claims to go before the Social Security Administration for a favorable decision in the pursuit of social security disability benefits.

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Client Testimonies

Dear Nicole,

I want to say thank you so much for taking my case and winning my social security disability for me I am very grateful. Thank you!

I would say to anyone wanting to win their disability case, Hire a lawyer to save yourself the headache and time it's very difficult to do without an attorney. I would also recommend Nicole Franco to anyone looking to hire an attorney.


K. Brodhagen