Qualifications & Activities

Degree: Juris Doctor (JD)

​             Cooley Law School, Michigan 2003

             Bachelors of Arts (BA) Honors

             City College-City University,NY

      Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

  • Honor Roll 2007-2013, Connecticut Bar
  • National Appellate Advocacy Competition Chief Judge, American Bar Association-Student Division, 2008
  • Union Delegate, Local 371, Social Service Union, 2007
  • President, Parent Teachers Association, 2007
  • Local Hero for the Bronx Community, Community Works, 2007


  About Me

          Maurice David Maitland, Esq. has always had a passion to help people with disabilities, and immigration matters. He  began working in 1996 as a Social Security appointed representative with the government Disability Services Program in the City of New York.  Mr. Maitland has extensive litigation experience in presenting cases as a professional Social Security  Representative  since 1996 before the Federal Administrative Law Judges of the Social Security Administration.

         Immediately after graduation from The Thomas Cooley Law school in Michigan 2003, he continued his employment as a professional Social Security Representative for the City of New York representing indigent claimants seeking Social Security Supplemental  Income (SSI) benefits.

      His work for indigent claimants includes:

  • Representation before the Immigration Court- Deportation cases
  • Railroad Retirement Board Appeals-annuity cases
  • Social Security Administration Office of Adjudication and Review (ODAR)- SSI/D disability cases
  • Religious Liberty advocates- Religious Accommodation for church members


social security disability : immigration and nationality law

Maurice Maitland Law Firm

General Counsel

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association


Standing up for THE Retired, disabled and immigrants!