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Lori B. Painter

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"I strive to be an attorney who is always there for my clients. I want my clients to think of me as a good friend who they can trust and feel comfortable with."

Lori Painter is a highly knowledgeable and skilled attorney serving workers’ compensation and Social Security disability clients in HarrisburgLancasterPottsvilleShippensburgWilkes-BarreWilliamsportYork, and throughout Pennsylvania. She zealously represents the rights of injured and disabled individuals, handling a breadth of workers’ comp and Social Security disability (SSD) claims.

Ms. Painter brings over 29 years of experience to the firm. Prior to joining Metzger Wickersham, she handled workers’ compensation and Social Security claims at the law firm of Philip J. Fulton & Associates in Columbus, Ohio.

She has extensive experience helping disabled individuals obtain SSD benefits, from the initial application stage through the administrative hearing level. She has also handled claims before the Appeals Council and in Federal Court. She is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives.

Why Attorney Painter Practices Law

According to Ms. Painter, “I practice law because I want to be an attorney that seems just like your friend. One of the best compliments I have received is that you don’t look like an attorney. I want to be someone you feel comfortable with and can just talk and tell me your story. I do not want you to feel intimidated or nervous around me. I just want to be the person who has your back."

Ms. Painter finds great reward in representing injured and disabled workers and helping them through a stressful time in their lives. It is her goal to provide clients with the compassionate, yet aggressive, representation they need and deserve. A down-to-earth and friendly attorney, Ms. Painter prides herself on being easy to talk to and in tune with her clients’ needs.

Ms. Painter is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Colorado. Prior to attending college and law school, she spent some time working in the ski industry in Colorado. In her free time, she enjoys cycling, hiking, and skiing. She is also an avid college and pro football fan.

  • Juris Doctorate Capital University Law School - Graduate School 1992
  • Bachelor of Sciences in Journalism University of Colorado - University 1987
  • Dauphin County Bar Association
    Dauphin County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
    Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)
    National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)
  • Ohio State Bar
    Ohio State Bar
  • Colorado State Bar
    Colorado State Bar
    Thank you for being professional and kind

    “Thank you for being professional and kind to me while I was enduring the process and helping me with getting my Disability. Thank you ❤”

    - Jeffrey Sewald
    Great People

    “Great people.”

    - Donna Heck
    I thank the Lord for you!

    “Dear Ms. Painter, [Paralegal] Kara, and anyone that worked on my disability case or talked to me on the phone. Thank you all for your investment in my life during this process. I’m grateful for your efforts, kindness, and patience.”

    - Allen G Walck
    Thank You Very Much!

    “I had excellent services that got the results I really needed. Experienced attorneys offer you the best help. Thank you very much.”

    - Andrew Kochvar
    My attorney was a class "A" professional!

    “I am very grateful for the assistance they offered. If you have an actual claim, once they take your claim, it is because they are going to do the work to help you.”

    - Jose Aponte
    Thank You So Much!

    “High five to Metzger Wickersham taking over for my hurt on the job case. Amazing job and thank you so much.”

    - Melissa
    I recommend getting Metzger Wickersham on your side!

    “Thank You, [Attorney] Troy and [Paralegal] Amber!!! They work hard on your case. They stay in communication with you through phone and email, letting you know the progress of your case.”

    - J. Beistel
    Strongly recommend

    “Clark is very professional and knowledgeable when it comes to auto cases. I would strongly recommend him, he makes everything after your accident stress-free and works hard to get you what you deserve.”

    - Alexia
    Mr. DeVere was an excellent Attorney

    “Mr. DeVere was very knowledgeable regarding my motor vehicle case. He was very helpful and caring throughout my case. I was very pleased with the settlement he obtained for me.”

    - Shannon
    I definitely give them 5 stars.

    “From the start, I could tell Attorney Campbell not only cared about my case but Me the person. To tell you the truth without his helpful advice, I'm not sure what the outcome would have been.”

    - Jill and Terry Boehler
    Highly Recommend

    “The Team was very professional and knowledgeable of the process and laws around disability claims. They communicated to me what needed to be done and if I needed help I was given help using layman's terms and not legal jargon.”

    - Principal Hicks

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