Steven A De Monbreum , Roanoke, Virginia ODAR Office, Administrative Law Judge

For the 2016 *fiscal year, Judge Steven A De Monbreum has disposed 112 cases at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Roanoke, Virginia. Out of those 112 dispostions, 18 were dismissed, 60 were approved and 34 were denied. This means that the percentage of dispositions that Judge De Monbreum has approved in Roanoke for the 2016 fiscal year is 54%. The information below for Judge Steven A De Monbreum was last updated on 6/11/2019.

Average statistics
Office*Fiscal YearTotal DispositionsTotal DecisionsTotal DenialsTotal AwardsCases
Roanoke 2010 544 461 176 285 15%52%32%
Roanoke 2011 567 460 186 274 19%48%33%
Roanoke 2012 561 444 180 264 21%47%32%
Roanoke 2013 515 422 169 253 18%49%33%
Roanoke 2014 509 412 165 247 19%49%32%
Roanoke 2015 450 346 122 224 23%50%27%
Eugene 2016 172 122 59 63 29%37%34%
Roanoke 2016 112 94 34 60 16%54%30%
Eugene 2017 356 261 123 138 27%39%35%
Eugene 2018 151 111 49 62 26%41%32%
Eugene 2019 338 263 138 125 22%37%41%
*The United States Government fiscal year is from October 1st - September 30th.
Steven A De MonbreumNo Stats for FY 2020
All ALJs in Roanoke Office 16% 46% 39%
All ALJs in Virginia20%39%41%
All ALJs in the Nation20%42%38%
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Lenore Carfora-Nye
Judge: Steven A De Monbreum
12/12/2019 6:03:14 PM

My husband finally had his hearing today and found Judge De Monbreum to be extremely fair, compassionate, and understanding. We are very pleased with the outcome.

Judge: Steven A De Monbreum
8/29/2018 5:04:34 PM

Hearing was an hour late. There was no place to rest and I had to lie on the floor in the waiting room trying to help my pain. Very embarrassing. Finally get in to the hearing and he was very rude. I didn't want to be rude asking for a break because he was already way behind schedule, and there was nowhere to lie down anyway. I couldn't bare everyone watching me trying to get down and back up off of the floor. Was hard enough to do it in front of my lawyer.. When he asked me how I planned to make it through the hour long hearing I went blank. What are you supposed to do? I knew for the next two days this would take its toll on me, was already holding back tears, and all I could think about was getting out to the van to lie down. I mean what else can you do other than push though It? This SS office provided no place to take a break, and the few chairs they did have were hard and extremely uncomfortable. I'm pretty sure these judges are so overworked, and see so many people. They probably stop caring at a certain point. That's sure how it feels anyway.

Judge: Steven A De Monbreum
7/31/2017 6:22:44 AM

I have asked my wife to post this comment..... I found Judge De Monbreum to very pleasant and reasonable in proceeding over my case. He took the time to ask many questions and listened to what was part of my case. Now the vocation rehab testimony was not very knowledge in my work history. She stated I could be a Manger which is not at all probable, due to the fact that if a person does not show up to work I would have to cover for them and do their job! and that would require me to do past my limitations... so it is not probable for me to do a job like that....I have tried to find employment previous to filing and no one would hire me due to all my limitations... So I hope that Judge De Monbreum see that in this case. Other than that I feel good about this judge - fair and understanding.

Judge: Steven A De Monbreum
12/3/2014 7:38:32 AM

I recently went in front of Judge De Monbreum and was granted an Approval on my case. He was NOT at all Rude as previously stated. My case was heard & denied by another Judge sometime ago, so I appealed that decision and Won the appeal. Next, my case came back for review in front of Judge De Monbreum, who actually took the time & looked at ALL of my Medical History after my surgeries, which the other Judge did NOT do. He made the right decision, which should have been done the first time, but it was well worth the wait! Thanks

Judge: Steven A De Monbreum
10/22/2013 5:43:23 PM

Appeared before him in a video hearing. Fair, reasoned, great judge. Allowed me to question claimant about possibly damaging information in some of the medical reports. Absolutely no complaints about Judge DeMonbreum; would like more ALJs to be as balanced and fair as he is and to run their hearings as well as he does his.

Judge: Steven A De Monbreum
4/24/2013 9:17:56 AM

He was very rude to me and had me in tears worse than my disability. I have worked all my life and deserve my benefits. I honestly felt I was at a trial for committing a crime. It was the worse experience of my life. Where is our justice system? Very shameful.

Judge: Steven A De Monbreum
3/19/2012 2:59:48 PM

I found Judge De Monbreum very rude and inconsiderate. He actually made the remark that I was morbidly obese (I am obese but not morbidly so) and if I lost weight all of my aches and pains would go away. Thanks, "dr." De Monbreum for letting me know that Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid arthritis, Stenosis, and chronic shingles are all caused by my weight! A weight, I might add, I have been at for the past 15 years ( 5'3"", 191 lbs)....

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