M. J. Adams , Seattle, Washington ODAR Office, Administrative Law Judge

For the 2017 *fiscal year, Judge M J Adams has disposed 230 cases at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Seattle, Washington. Out of those 230 dispostions, 68 were dismissed, 62 were approved and 100 were denied. This means that the percentage of dispositions that Judge Adams has approved in Seattle for the 2017 fiscal year is 27%. The information below for Judge M J Adams was last updated on 6/14/2017.

Average statistics
Office*Fiscal YearTotal DispositionsTotal DecisionsTotal DenialsTotal AwardsCases
Dismissed
Cases
Approved
Cases
Denied
Seattle 2010 534 455 220 235 15%44%41%
Seattle 2011 523 432 257 175 17%33%49%
Eugene 2012 6 6 1 5 0%83%17%
Seattle 2012 519 425 264 161 18%31%51%
Seattle 2013 506 417 296 121 18%24%58%
Seattle 2014 475 346 204 142 27%30%43%
Seattle 2015 405 288 193 95 29%23%48%
Seattle 2016 384 262 159 103 32%27%41%
Seattle 2017 230 162 100 62 30%27%43%
 Totals:358227931694109922%31%47%
*The United States Government fiscal year is from October 1st - September 30th.
AVERAGE TIME
 DismissedApprovedDenied
Judge Adams30%27%43%
All ALJs in Seattle Office 28% 35% 37%
All ALJs in Washington23%43%35%
All ALJs in the Nation21%45%34%
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Judge: M. J. Adams
9/30/2016 6:59:00 PM



judge adams is contemptuous and so blatantly incorrect in his findings that he needs removed from office and/or spend some time in jail for his mail fraud. I received his ruling and found so many mistakes that I am going to confer with my lawyer about charging him with mail fraud, he signed it, he should do the time! 0 stars


Judge: M. J. Adams
1/28/2016 10:06:28 PM



I was certain before we left the room he will disapprove me. I got the impression he is not keen toward veterans and never let me counter the false comments being made.

Anonymous
Judge: M. J. Adams
12/3/2015 6:34:31 PM



Had a hearing the other day, no decision yet. This ALJ was arrogant, rude, seemed closed-minded, and was very impatient with people. The irony is that the characteristics and unprofessional behavior of this guy were such that he would likely not keep a job in the private sector if this behavior was chronic which it seems to be based on other comments, ie has impairment in how he relates socially, yet he is the one looking down his nose from his self-constructed ivory tower judging others' impairments. Strange system we have.

Attorney
Judge: M. J. Adams
12/2/2015 3:27:02 PM



Judge Adams was pleasant only until something benign irritated him, then his true colors showed. He was rude, unprofessional, and closed minded. He even said things that were incorrect, but in a contemptuous way, which further underscored why he is unfit for this job. As an attorney, I give respect and expect the same. Judge or not, he is also an attorney who should be professional and not disrespect himself by being so rude and unprofessional. He asked scant and slanted questions that seemed biased against the claimant.

judge justice
Judge: M. J. Adams
9/9/2014 2:25:40 PM



Just so your clear reader who's reading this. You have a 0% chance of winning ssdi in king county if your mentally challenged, or any mental infliction. I'm extremely bi polar have committed suicide attempts regularly with 14 years of mental illness documentation. M.j. adams and kimberly boyce or any of these judges DO NOT CARE about any mental illness claims. At all. They will dismiss you after putting you through abusive interrogation. Just how they do. Federal is where you'll have a 55% chance of winning after 5 years. If your lucky. Washington state is broke, they hope your mental illness leads to death or homelessness skid row so you drop off and don't collect measily 750$ a month. Its darwinism, and washington state and olympia fat cats cut everything related to social well being first and foremost. Thats why your dshs is 197$ a month. Thats why texas state has better ssdi approval ratings (the redest state in america). Somethings wrong with the olympia government and washington state has the worst mental help offerings than any state in america. YOU want your ssdi granted? MOVE. And if you stay prey you don't get kimberly boyce as your judge. She's at a 15-19% approval rating and 0% for mental illness no matter the evidence.

Appeals Master
Judge: M. J. Adams
8/30/2014 10:53:56 AM



I'm sorry to hear that Judge Adams was harsh and didn't look at anyone's evidence. He did the same to me, he took one look at me and made up his mind before I said a word. He sat and smiled the entire time and I knew from the look on his face he wasn't going to approve me. But what Judge Adams didn't know was once I sink my teeth into something I don't let go, at any price. So I appealed it through a panel in Boston, they didn't even look at the evidence. My attorney said "you have a case" and got me another attorney that took my case into Federal Court. Thanks to the Federal Court Judge, Judge Adams verdict was overturned. If your case is good enough to go to Federal court and get overturned, I think you have a better chance of getting your SSI/SSDI. Good luck to everyone.

Vanessa
Judge: M. J. Adams
1/31/2014 4:02:29 AM



I am still waiting for a decision from Judge M. J. Adams. I don't know what his decision will be, but I feel that I provided him with enough evidence to prove I am disabled. I didn't feel disrespected in any way and felt the court proceeding was very professional. I did have representation, but at the end of the day, I am still waiting for a decision. It's been over 60 days now and I must admit that I am a bit worried that the longer it takes that a denial is looming. Still, I wasn't made to feel that I was wasting his or the courts time and I was listened to. Just hoping for the best now.

Holly
Judge: M. J. Adams
1/21/2014 11:16:34 PM



I have to disagree with the other comments left on this page about Judge Adams. I found him to be professional and respectful. His final judgement is pending further information from my Doctor. Whether or not he decides to approve my benefits, I still believe he treated me kindly and fairly. He listened to what I had to say and was not harsh in his tone. I had representation with me, I am not sure if the others who commented did. Maybe that made a difference.

D Mac
Judge: M. J. Adams
12/22/2013 10:25:46 PM



His numbers speak for himself. I was denied with a large amount of evidence. I felt he was very rude and jaded. He failed to look at all my evidence and doctors reports. I felt my case was finished before it started. He was more interested in discrediting me and being mean he should be removed from the bench. It is pure hate that a person with his credentials to sit up their and treat people that have worked their whole life and when they need their benefit's are denied out of spite.


Judge: M. J. Adams
4/9/2013 2:57:10 PM



Very cold and unprofessional. Doesnt take the time to ask questions to compare to evidence. Very short, dont waste your time on him. Youll get denied. He acts like he doesnt even want to be there to give benefits to the people who need them. I had more than plently enough evidence that i couldnt work, but he had made his decision before i even walked in the room. After 2 years of fighting, i was denied in less then 10 minutes.


Judge: M. J. Adams
4/3/2013 7:49:27 PM



Judge Adams sometimes does not evaluate evidence correctly, even when the evidence of disability is overwhelming. See Echtinaw v. Astrue.



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