William T Vest Jr, Norfolk, Virginia ODAR Office, Administrative Law Judge

For the 2017 *fiscal year, Judge William T Vest Jr has disposed 409 cases at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Norfolk, Virginia. Out of those 409 dispostions, 59 were dismissed, 166 were approved and 184 were denied. This means that the percentage of dispositions that Judge Vest has approved in Norfolk for the 2017 fiscal year is 41%. The information below for Judge William T Vest Jr was last updated on 9/7/2017.

Average statistics
Office*Fiscal YearTotal DispositionsTotal DecisionsTotal DenialsTotal AwardsCases
Dismissed
Cases
Approved
Cases
Denied
Norfolk 2010 531 469 199 270 12%51%37%
Norfolk 2012 566 491 261 230 13%41%46%
Norfolk 2013 516 446 227 219 14%42%44%
Norfolk 2014 539 454 240 214 16%40%45%
Norfolk 2015 534 460 263 197 14%37%49%
Norfolk 2016 453 378 189 189 17%42%42%
Norfolk 2017 409 350 184 166 14%41%45%
 Totals:354830481563148514%42%44%
*The United States Government fiscal year is from October 1st - September 30th.
AVERAGE TIME
 DismissedApprovedDenied
William T Vest JrNo Stats for FY 2018
All ALJs in Norfolk Office 18% 47% 35%
All ALJs in Virginia21%40%39%
All ALJs in the Nation21%45%34%
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Jack Gately
Judge: William T Vest
4/21/2015 8:12:54 AM



I wholeheartedly concur with the comments made above- particularly re not suffering fools lightly. Bill Vest was a superb Navy trial judge who had the courage of his convictions. This character trait has carried over to his work as an SSA ALJ over the past two decades. A well-prepared summary of evidence/case brief is critical. he does actually read amendments to your brief and can think "on the the fly" quite well. You will be hard-pressed to find a better ALJ in this area of the country.


Judge: William T Vest
6/13/2012 8:40:58 PM



My most respected ALJ; when he Denies a case I usually agree with him!!!and if I do not, he will graciously hear your written expression of disagreement and ACTUALLY will Hear more evidence on those issues. Has Revised his Decisions with evidence to specific issues. Have NEVER had an Appeals Council Reversal or Remand. Be certain to write a well documented Brief.Such a courteous and Procedurally correct ALJ. Does NOT suffer fools lightly. If you only prepare for a case by reading the case file while waiting for the Hearing on hearing day, your Decision will reflect that preparation..GUARANTEED!



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