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Karl E. Osterhout

Karl E. Osterhout 
Managing Partner, Appellate Division, Social Security Disability (Federal Court)
Oakmont, Pennsylvania

phone 412-794-8003 ext 401
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fax 412-794-8050
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Areas of Practice:

Areas of Practice:
Appellate Division, Social Security Disability (Federal Court)
Administrative Division, Social Security Disability
Long Term Disability
Short Term Disability

Bar Admissions:

Pennsylvania – 1987
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit – 1987
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit – 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit – 1999
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas – 2014
U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas – 2014
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado – 2013
U.S. District Court, District of Columbia – 2003
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois – 2012
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois – 2013
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois – 2013
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana – 2014
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana – 2013
U.S. District Court, District of Maryland – 2003
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan – 2013
U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan – 2013
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri – 2013
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York – 2014
U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska – 2013
U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota – 2016
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma – 2014
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio – 2016
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania – 2016
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania – 1987
U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee – 2013
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas – 2013
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas – 2014
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas – 2014
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin – 2013
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin – 2014

Education:

Duquesne University School of Law, J.D. – 1987
Geneva College, B.A., cum laude – 1980

Professional Associations and Memberships:

National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR), Member
National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR), Member
Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member

Speaking Engagement:

National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR) Annual Conference, Speaker (seven consecutive years)
National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR), Speaker, 2000
Allegheny County Bar Association, Presenter, Social Security Disability
Numerous Presentations at Seminars and to Various Local Service Organizations (mental health clinics, support groups, etc.)

Representative Cases:


Frankenfield v. Bowen, 861 F.2d 405 (3d Cir. 1988)
Guido v. Schweiker, 755 F.2d 107 (3d Cir. 1985)
Rankin v. Heckler, 761 F.2d 936 (3d Cir. 1985)
Lucas v. Barnhart, 184 Fed. Appx. 204; 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 14487 (3d Cir. 2006)
Winters v. Barnhart, 153 Fed. Appx. 846; 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 23791 (3d Cir. 2005)
Altman v. Comm’r of Soc. Sec., 124 Fed. Appx. 748; 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS (3d Cir. 2005)
Holler v. Barnhart, 102 Fed. Appx. 742; 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 10702 (3d Cir. 2004)
Collins v. Comm’r of Social Sec., 179 F. Supp. 3d 767 (S.D. Ohio 2016)
Mathews v. Colvin, 170 F. Supp. 3d 1277 (E.D. Cal. 2016)
Taylor v. Comm’r of Social Sec., 83 F. Supp. 3d 625 (M.D. Pa. 2015)
Jacoby v. Colvin, 72 F. Supp. 3d 1154 (D. Or. 2014)
Trauterman v. Colvin, 1 F. Supp. 3d 432 (W.D. Pa. 2014)
Ross v. Shalala, 865 F.Supp. 286 (W.D.Pa. 1994)
Stokes v. SHHS, 742 F.Supp. 270 (W.D.Pa. 1990)
Jackman v. Sullivan, 728 F.Supp. 1179 (W.D.Pa. 1990)
Hudson v. Sullivan, 717 F.Supp. 340 (W.D.Pa. 1989)
Sharp v. Bowen, 705 F.Supp. 1111 (W.D.Pa. 1989)
Stevens v. SHHS, 689 F.Supp. 517 (W.D.Pa.)
Donnelly v. Heckler, 651 F.Supp. 318 (W.D.Pa. 1986)
Fudge v. Berryhill, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18362 (W.D. Tex. Feb. 9, 2017) (and see Fudge v. Colvin, No. A-14-CV-262-LV (W.D. Tex. Jul. 21, 2015).
Bennett v. Colvin, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41217 (M.D. Tenn. 2016)
Dunlap v. Colvin, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 133430 (D. Colo. 2016)
Skaggs v. Colvin, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 61432 (S.D. Ala. 2016)
Newell v. Comm’r of Soc. Sec., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18076 (N.D. Ind. 2016)
Discher v. Colvin, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 142911 (D. Alaska 2016)
Prince v. Colvin, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10547 (W.D. Wis. 2015)
Mattioli v. Comm’r of Soc. Sec., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 105012 (D. Conn. 2015)
Malpass v. Colvin, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 68400 (E.D.N.C. 2015)
Yeatman v. Colvin, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 174861 (E.D. Ark. 2014)
Spencer v. Comm’r of Soc. Sec., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 128030 (N.D. Ohio 2014)
Sheng Yang v. Colvin, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89320 (D. Minn. 2014)
McGinnis v. Comm’r of Soc. Sec., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 177178 (W.D. Pa. 2013)
Skillen v. Comm’r, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42499 (W.D. Pa. 2013), rec. adopted by 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40712 (W.D. Pa. 2013)
Robertson-Furry v. Astrue, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 113949 (N.D. W.Va. 2011)
Lanham-McKinney v. Astrue, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98142 (E.D. Ky. 2011)
Holmes v. Astrue, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21629 (W.D. Pa. 2009)
Burns v. Comm’r of Soc. Sec., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42190 (W. D. PA 2008)
Miller v. Barnhart, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43702 (W. D. PA 2005)
Carter v. Apfel, 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5702; 68 Soc. Sec. Rep. Serv (E. D. PA 2000)
Cutlip v. Comm’r of SSA, 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 23497 (N. D. WV 1999)