Associate Daniel Messenger
Law office of Bemis, Roach & Reed
Social Security Disability Attorney
4100 Duval Road Bldg. 1 #200
Austin, Texas 78759
“At first I was apprehensive about applying for SSDI. After visiting BR&R, they assured me that I had a good case and they would be with me every step of the way. Although I was denied at the application and appeal levels (which they told me was normal), I felt confident as we went to the hearing stage. I was well prepared for it. The lawyers at BR&R made an excellent opening statement to which the law judge had no questions that he really needed to ask. After a year of being nervous, I was finally approved. I cannot thank everyone at BR&R enough for what they have done for me and my family! “
– Dave M.
Daniel has experience in a wide range of legal practice areas including immigration law, corporate law, veterans affairs, labor and employment law, animal law and class-action litigation.
He also worked as chief researcher for a legal academic who published works covering several VA topics, including disability and other issues for those serving in the military.
Born and raised on a cattle farm in Tennessee, Mr. Messenger worked as a third-generation farmer prior to law school.
Daniel worked as a volunteer at Kid’s Club, mentoring and tutoring youth in after-school programs, as a volunteer for Austin Pets Alive! and enjoyed spending time with his dog, Rowdy. Before transferring to Texas State, he played football for the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor where his team won the American Southwest Conference in the 2010. Daniel enjoys reading, running, hiking, and playing music.
In 2017 Mr. Messenger decided to focus his law practice exclusively on Disability Law when he joined the Texas disability law firm of Bemis, Roach & Reed.
His clients have included those seeking long term disability insurance, including ERISA plans, and Social Security disability. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the Southern District of Texas, the Western District of Texas and the Eastern District of Texas.
- Bemis, Roach & Reed
Highly experienced in Social Security Disability law and Long Term disability – ERISA litigation.
- Additional Legal Work
Well rounded experience in several additional legal fields including: Veterans Affairs, Immigration Law, Corporate Law, In-House Counsel, Labor and Employment Law, Animal Law, and Class Action Litigation.
- All State Courts of Texas
- U.S. District Courts, All Texas Districts
- State Bar of Texas
- Board Member for The Public Interest Law Project
- Editor: Animal Law Review, Lewis & Clark, 2016-2018
- Member: The Immigration Student Group
- Chief Researcher for a legal academic that published works on veterans issues including disability.
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