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Attorney Profiles

Benjamin A. Johnston
Salt Lake City Social Security Lawyer

Attorney Benjamin A Johnston practices exclusively in the area of Social Security Disability law and has done so since 2006. As part of his practice, Mr. Johnston represents claimants at every level of the adjudication process from the initial application through the hearing level with an Administrative Law Judge. Mr. Johnston has also successfully represented claimants at the Appeals Council and Federal District Court levels. For over 30 years, our Utah disability law firm has been assisting clients throughout Salt Lake City, mental ailments and physical injuries including paralysis, blindness, lower back injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, manic depression, and other psychological and psychiatric illnesses.

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Social Security Litigation


A native of Salt Lake City, Utah, Mr. Johnston received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Utah in 1999. He attended the Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law at Arizona State University and received his Juris Doctor in 2006. While in law school, Mr. Johnston participated in the Disability Law Project, served as the Chapter Justice in the Black Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta, and volunteered as a mediator in Maricopa County Justice Courts.

Bar Admission:

  • Utah (2006)
  • Nevada (2008, inactive)
  • United States Supreme Court (2013)

David W. Parker
Social Security Lawyer Of Counsel

Attorney David W. Parker loves the work he does. Motivated by a strong sense of dedication to helping people to obtain the financial benefits they are entitled to following life-altering physical and mental illnesses, our attorney has effectively assisted clients with a variety of SSD matters. At Utah Disability, we work closely with clients and their doctors to move cases through the application and appeals process in a thorough and timely manner. Our sole focus is on obtaining the benefits you need. Contact a social security disability attorney at our firm today for a free initial consultation and honest assessment of your case. We are ready to fight for you.

Litigation Percentage:

  • Gonzaga University School of Law,
  • Spokane, Washington, 1987 J.D.
  • Law Review: Canadian/American Law Review, 1986 - 1987
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City,
  • Utah, 1984 B.A.
  • Major: Organizational Communication