About us

Sanjuanita González – Attorney

Sanjuanita González practices law in the areas of Social Security Disability and Immigration. She has been a practicing attorney since 1981, and is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Prior to establishing her law firm in 2015, Ms. Gonzalez was a founding partner of the firms of Fluhr & González; and Cohen, Fluhr & González, P.C.

Ms. González is a Fellow of the Academy of Advocacy of Temple University School of Law, and she has lectured to various professional and community organizations regarding Social Security Disability and Immigration.

Professional and Community Affiliations:

  • Board Member of the Philadelphia Board of Ethics (2011 to present)
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)
  • Co-Chair of the Social Security Disability Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association (2008 to 2013)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Former Member of the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania (former Vice President)
  • Former President of the Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations (Concilio), the oldest Latino community based organization in Pennsylvania

Education:

Juris Doctor,  Rutgers University Law School (Newark, NJ)

Master of Arts, City University of  New York (New York, NY)

Bachelor of Arts,  Texas Woman’s University (Denton, TX)


Suzanne Fluhr – Of Counsel

Ms. Fluhr practices in the area of Social Security Disability law in Philadelphia, primarily handling appellate work at the administrative and Federal Court level.    Prior to graduating from law school in 1980, Ms. Fluhr worked as a paralegal for Community Legal Services (CLS) in Philadelphia. Upon completion of law school she returned to CLS, where she spent the first four years of her career as a staff attorney.  Ms. Fluhr subsequently created a solo practice concentrating in Social Security Disability claims. She and Sanjuanita González then formed the partnership, Fluhr & González combining their expertise related to Social Security Disability issues. They joined Emily Cohen in forming Cohen, Fluhr & González  P.C. in 1999.

Ms. Fluhr has lectured on matters pertaining to Social Security Disability for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR) and for the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University. She also served as an attorney trainer for the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Volunteers for the Indigent Program helping to prepare advocates for SSI claimants.

Professional Affiliations:

National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives

Education:

J.D. from the Temple University School of Law

B.A. in History and Spanish from Williams College in Massachusetts

Study at the University of the Andes, Bogota, Colombia

 

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    • Sanjuanita González Law Firm,
    • 1608 Walnut Street, Suite 701
      Philadelphia, PA  19103
    • Telephone: (215) 523-5200
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