David R Murchison , Mobile, Alabama ODAR Office, Administrative Law Judge

For the 2019 *fiscal year, Judge David R Murchison has disposed 366 cases at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Mobile, Alabama. Out of those 366 dispostions, 65 were dismissed, 200 were approved and 101 were denied. This means that the percentage of dispositions that Judge Murchison has approved in Mobile for the 2019 fiscal year is 55%. The information below for Judge David R Murchison was last updated on 6/11/2019.

Average statistics
Office*Fiscal YearTotal DispositionsTotal DecisionsTotal DenialsTotal AwardsCases
Mobile 2010 543 452 177 275 17%51%33%
Mobile 2011 570 489 222 267 14%47%39%
Mobile 2012 521 430 174 256 17%49%33%
Mobile 2013 564 472 208 264 16%47%37%
Mobile 2014 505 402 161 241 20%48%32%
Mobile 2015 550 437 139 298 21%54%25%
Mobile 2016 504 410 128 282 19%56%25%
Mobile 2017 427 345 103 242 19%57%24%
Mobile 2018 167 132 35 97 21%58%21%
Mobile 2019 366 301 101 200 18%55%28%
*The United States Government fiscal year is from October 1st - September 30th.
David R MurchisonNo Stats for FY 2020
All ALJs in Mobile Office 21% 51% 29%
All ALJs in Alabama20%44%35%
All ALJs in the Nation20%42%38%
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Judge: David R Murchison
6/25/2016 1:28:19 PM

This judge was very polite and pleasant. He took the time to commend my attorney on a well organized briefing and thorough description of my disabilities. He listened to my testimony, asked the questions pertaining to my case, and made a fully favorable bench decision on my case. I can't stress enough the importance of hiring a GOOD attorney, NOT the ones that advertise on TV that herd you like cattle. It's important that your case be presented thoroughly and accurately. This judge was fair in all aspects of my experiences with him.

Judge: David R Murchison
6/30/2015 11:43:22 AM

Very fair and gave a fully favorable bench decision on the spot for my husband. This has been a three year battle and we are seeing a light at the end of the tunnel.

Judge: David R Murchison
11/21/2013 11:27:56 AM

I'm a Rep and I've appeared before this Judge a few times. He'll try to rope you and your client in with his southern-boy charm, and even intimate that he's on your client's side. He asks only few questions which seems to suggest that he's going to award the case. You'll walk out feeling good. Then you'll be flabbergasted when you receive a denial. Granted, his stats aren't all that bad. Unfortunately--because he consistently acts like your best friend at the hearing--you'll never know which way he's leaning until you get the decision. Because of this, you need to treat each case like you anticipate a denial. You MUST address each and every aspect of your client's impairments in excruciating detail. Cross-examine the VE thoroughly (in terms of their testimony in response to both your and the Judge's questioning). Don't neglect the Step 3 analysis--request a post-hearing CE if necessary. Discuss the applicability of all SSR's in your opening/closing statement. Ideally, submit a brief. These are only a few suggestions. The point is, don't leave any stone unturned.

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