BirdEye Logo
Are you a business?
Cancel
Edit

tina l laine law offices

3.5
8 reviews
(Social Security Lawyers)
 1450 N Tustin Ave Ste 112, Santa Ana, CA 92705US

Is this your business?

You can claim this profile as a part of the BirdEye suite. It will instantly provide you with a fully SEO optimized web presence solution and you will be able to update business information such as hours and categories, respond to reviews, share updates with followers, and so much more.

See a free demo

Take BirdEye for a ride and see for yourself, instantly, how your business appears online using the Birdeye intelligence engine.

Write a review

(714) 565-7855

Write a review

1on BirdEye, Aug 16, 2017
My wife and I had a very, very negative experience with Tina Louise Laine and would not recommend her. She was slow to return phone calls. As far as I could tell, she did not put much effort into my wife's case. (My wife has TBI and is unemployable. She isn't even allowed to drive right now.) Tina Laine met with us once, took our deposit check, and then had me get some medical information from my wife's doctors.

The forms she gave me were copies of copies, which made for a sloppy and unprofessional presentation. I was embarrassed to hand such low quality forms to our doctors.

Her relatively minor effort to help us with our appeal ended in failure. In retrospect, I felt like I did most of the work myself which was mainly gathering together the pertinent documents. In my opinion, she did little to make a difference for us beyond adding these two sloppy forms to our application. In retrospect, the sloppiness of those forms may have been part of the reason we lost our appeal. FYI: Her amateur, out-of-date, website give you insight into the quality of her work.

As we appealed the appeal, she was dead wrong about when our new, administrative hearing would take place. It was only due to my efforts that we eventually learned from her that three judges had retired and that my wife's case would be dealt with next year and not this year. This was a total, unpleasant surprise that she did not inform us about until I called her to ask about the untimely delays.

Tina Louise Laine was also quite rude. She said that I did not tell her the truth about our issues with the IRS. (Due to my wife's unemployment and medical bills, we have fallen behind on our taxes.) Frankly, she never asked about them and never indicated that they were relevant. It was unprofessional for her say I was untruthful and that slip of the tongue cost her our business, loyalty and respect.

I have a well-deserved reputation for being straightforward and honest. She ended up dropping our case and threatening to keep our deposit, reminding me it was non-refundable.

As far as I'm concerned working with Tina Laine was an unpleasant chore that cost us a little money and a lot of time and left us with almost nothing of real value.
more »
1on BirdEye, Aug 16, 2017
My wife and I had a very, very negative experience with Tina Laine and would not recommend her. She was slow to return phone calls. As far as I could tell, she did not put much effort into my wife9;s case. (My wife has TBI and is unemployable. She isn't even allowed to drive right now.) Tina Laine met with us once, took our deposit check, and then had me get some medical information from my wife's doctors.

The forms she gave me were copies of copies, which made for a sloppy and unprofessional presentation. I was embarrassed to hand such low quality forms to our doctors.

Her relatively minor effort to help us with our appeal ended in failure. In retrospect, I felt like I did most of the work myself which was mainly gathering together the pertinent documents. In my opinion, she did little to make a difference for us beyond adding these two sloppy forms to our application. In retrospect, the sloppiness of those forms may have been part of the reason we lost our appeal.

As we appealed the appeal, she was dead wrong about when our new, administrative hearing would take place. It was only due to my efforts that we eventually learned from her that three judges had retired and that my wife's case would be dealt with next year and not this year. This was a total, unpleasant surprise that she did not inform us about until I called her to ask about the untimely delays.

She is also quite rude. She said that I did not tell her the truth about our issues with the IRS. (Due to my wife's unemployment and medical bills, we have fallen behind on our taxes.) Frankly, she never asked about them and never indicated that they were relevant. It was unprofessional for her say I was untruthful and that slip of the tongue cost her our business, loyalty and respect.

I have a well-deserved reputation for being straightforward and honest. She ended up dropping our case and threatening to keep our deposit, reminding me it was non-refundable.

As far as I'm concerned working with Tina Laine was an unpleasant chore that cost us a little money and a lot of time and left us with almost nothing of real value.

Now that I have more knowledge, I think we are in a position to hire a less sloppy disability attorney or simply handle the matter ourselves. We have a letter from Coastline College that indicates my wife is now unemployable, the DMV will not letter her drive a car. I don't see what the big deal is or why an attorney is even necessary at this point. Tina Laine tried to imply that there were mysterious legal details that would cause her to spend many hours on our case. She refused to even explain one of them so she did not earn my confidence in her abilities or her value. I wouldn't recommend her to anyone. When she accused me of not telling her the truth, I knew she was bad news and did not share our values.
more »
5on Merchant Circle, Mar 09, 2012
Thanks for the MC Connection! "The Body by Vi Challenge" is the #1 Health and Nutrition platform in North America. If you or anyone you know has weightloss, health or fitness goal, I'm your girl! www.TiffanySprong.bodybyvi.com Best of luck! - Tiffany more »
5on Merchant Circle, Oct 06, 2011
Tina runs an excellent service - helping people wade through the social security disability insurance process. It's time consuming and frustrating as the average time to settle a claim is around 18 months. Many of her clients need help with obtaining medical insurance, housing and other assistance as they wait for the Social Security Administration to make a decision on their disability case.Tina has the experience and contacts to help people in need get by while they are waiting. Having heard her clients explain how Tina went out of her way to be helpful, I had to take a moment and post this review of her services. more »
5on Merchant Circle, Oct 06, 2011
Thanks for the connection on Merchant Circle. Here's wishing Laine Tina L Law Offices continued success in your business venture. Giving 5 stars and other "compliments" to your great MC site for your kindness.If you should need an accountant, part time CFO, part time controller, or just have accounting and bookkeeping questions, please give us a call.Thanks,Jessewww.AccountingForProfits.Net more »
5on Merchant Circle, Aug 16, 2011
After my brother was denied for Social Security Disability benefits, we contacted Tina Laine who explained how the process works, how long it wold take and how she would take care of dealing with the Social Security Administration.Whie the entire process took 18 months, along with a denial at the initial pahse and again 4 months later at the reconsideration phase, she presented the evidence to the administrative law judge who decided fully favorable for my brother.He is now receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits that he may not have received had he done this on his own. more »
5on Merchant Circle, Jul 07, 2011
My brother-in-law asked me to post this for him - he's no longer working for us as his disabilities keep him from doing any meaningful work.After two denials and 6 months waiting, I knew the SDDI process would be difficult.After contacting Tina Laine, I felt much reo comfortable knowing a competent attorney would be handling my case. The process takes 18 months, but her office assembled all of my medical records, submitted them to the Administrative Law Judge and prepared for the hearing.After the one hour hearing, Tina said that she thought we had won and less than a month later, I started receiving my disability benefits. more »
1on Merchant Circle, Jan 05, 2011
She lacks in professionalism and compassion.Very unorganised and critical. You walk out of her office asking yourself,"What just happenened in there?"Honestly, she comes off as being only interested in money that she can make off your case and is rather RUTHLESS about it.Save yourself the self-image beating and go to another.Afterall, lawyers like this one are a dime a dozen. more »
Page 1 of 1
Are you a business owner?
or
See BirdEye in action.
  • Scan Business
    See how you appear everywhere online -- across top sites and against competitors
  • Free Trial
    Take control of your business. Give it a try for free!

Contact

Edit
1450 N Tustin Ave Ste 112, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Social Security Lawyers
Today 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Is this your business?

You can claim this profile as a part of the BirdEye suite. It will instantly provide you with a fully SEO optimized web presence solution and you will be able to update business information such as hours and categories, respond to reviews, share updates with followers, and so much more.

See a free demo

Take BirdEye for a ride and see for yourself, instantly, how your business appears online using the Birdeye intelligence engine.

About

Edit
Message from Tina L Laine Law Offices
If you have been denied SSDI or SSI benefits, we can help you fight your case and advise you on how to get a favorable decision.
More about Tina L Laine Law Offices
The laws gov­ern­ing social secu­rity dis­abil­ity ben­e­fits and how to appeal the SSDI board�??s deci­sion are best han­dled by a lawyer who is ded­i­cated to SSDI cases. Since the SSDI rules are updated reg­u­larly, with many changes, hav­ing a lawyer who spe­cial­izes in appeal­ing the Social Secu­rity Dis­abil­ity Board�??s deci­sion is going to give you the best chance to get­ting your legal benefits.
more »

Is this your business?

You can claim this profile as a part of the BirdEye suite. It will instantly provide you with a fully SEO optimized web presence solution and you will be able to update business information such as hours and categories, respond to reviews, share updates with followers, and so much more.

See a free demo

Take BirdEye for a ride and see for yourself, instantly, how your business appears online using the Birdeye intelligence engine.

Review summary

5  5
4  
3  
2  
1  3
3.5
8 reviews
BirdEye Logo
Things you should know
about BirdEye
BirdEye was founded in 2012 to help businesses manage online reputation and customer experience

BirdEye works with 15,000+ clients, from SMBs to large enterprises

With BirdEye, you can monitor real-time customer feedback from 250+ sites and social channels

Generate new authentic reviews with real-time automated feedback requests from BirdEye

BirdEye gives you access to insights from your competitors’ customer feedback

The BirdEye mobile app allows on-the-go customer experience management

Use BirdEye’s free Scan Your Business tool for a snapshot of your online presence