Meet The Team



Dan Bott

Dan Bott

President

As an attorney, Dan has personally represented clients in over 2,500 hearings across the country and, in a supervisory capacity, has overseen the work for many tens-of-thousands of cases. He has worked closely with the various branches of Social Security.


Nick Huntsman

Nick Huntsman

COO Director of Attorney Operations

Nick is the Director of Attorney Operations and has been an executive director with the company for over eight years. Nick has represented disabled clients in over 2,500 hearings nationwide. In 2012, he assumed responsibility for half of Trajector’s attorneys and for directing attorney operations.


Merrick Jackson

Merrick Jackson

Assistant Director of Attorney Operations

Merrick has represented disabled claimants in most states and has participated in over 3,500 hearings nationwide. Merrick has been with Trajector Disability since 2007, and is responsible for over half of the Trajector’s attorneys and assists in implementing attorney policies and operations.


Laci Hamilton

Laci Hamilton

Attorney at Law

Laci Hamilton is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and an Associate Attorney with Trajector Disability. Laci is an honor graduate from Southern University Law Center. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Political Science and Sociology.


Bobby Ficklin

Bobby Ficklin

Attorney at Law

Bobby was born and raised in Macon, Georgia, attended Valdosta State University on an academic scholarship and received a Bachelors Degree in Pre-Law Political Science and a Master of Public Administration. He then attended Michigan State University College of Law and obtained JD and MBA degrees.


Sarah Jenkins

Sarah Jenkins

Attorney at Law

Sarah Jenkins earned a bachelor’s degree in English and Political Science from Case Western Reserve University. She went on to earn her law degree from the Claude W. Pettite College of Law, Ohio Northern University. She has advocated for Social Security disability claimants since 2012.


Morgan McIlrath

Morgan McIlrath

Attorney at Law

Morgan McIlrath graduated from the University of Wyoming School of Law in 2017, and Brigham Young University Idaho in 2013. He worked with the legal aid clinic programs in the Wyoming college of law where he successfully argued in front of the Wyoming Supreme Court on a criminal prosecution.


Jo Ann Kelton

Jo Ann Kelton

Attorney at Law

Jo Ann has practiced law for over 25 years, most recently focusing solely on Social Security disability claims, and finds a great deal of satisfaction in helping disabled claimants achieve a measure of security upon receiving an award of benefits.


Ka-dijah McNeill

Ka-dijah McNeill

Attorney at Law

Attorney Ka-dijah McNeill graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2015. After college, she attended North Carolina Central University School of Law and obtained a Juris Doctorate in 2018. Attorney McNeill was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 2018.


Elizabeth Skym

Elizabeth Skym

Attorney at Law

Elizabeth Skym graduated Buena Vista University in 2004 and Washburn University School of Law in 2016. She worked as a non-attorney representative for Social Security claimants and worked at the Social Security's Kansas City Regional Office before she started working at Trajector Disability in 2017.


Susan Fox

Susan Fox

Attorney at Law

Susan Fox is a licensed attorney. She has been practicing social security disability law since 2010 having handled over 3500 cases to date. Susan currently practices in Southern California where she and her family reside.


Leah Hull

Leah Hull

Attorney at Law

Leah obtained her B.A. from Bowling Green State University, and her JD from Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School. She has been a licensed attorney since 2011. Leah has practiced both Social Security disability as well as personal injury law.


Derek Wentz

Derek Wentz

Attorney at Law

Derek received his J.D. degree from The University of Tulsa College of Law and after graduating represented clients in personal injury litigation. Since August 2009, Derek has represented more than 2,000 clients in Social Security Disability hearings before the Social Security Administration.


Tisha Martin

Tisha Martin

Attorney at Law

Tisha Martin obtained her law degree from U.A. Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law, and she specializes in representing claimants in Social Security Disability claims before Administrative Law Judges across the country. She looks forward to many more years to come as a disability advocate.


Natalie Porter

Natalie Porter

Attorney At Law

Before becoming a claimant's advocate, Natalie Porter Westbrook decided disability cases for Disability Adjudication Services of Georgia. She attended law school at Temple University's Beasley School of Law. She has worked to help disabled people get fair hearings since 2010.


Hannah Yancy Pierce

Hannah Yancy Pierce

Attorney at Law

Hannah attended Carroll University in Wisconsin and then law school at Western Michigan University - Thomas M. Cooley Law School. After law school, she returned to Wisconsin to practice Bankruptcy and Foreclosure. She has been practicing Social Security Disability law since 2016.


Amy Kendrick

Amy Kendrick

Attorney at Law

Amy began her legal career in 2008 after graduating from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. She advocated for inmates in administrative parole hearings before moving her practice to Social Security Disability in 2014. She has been an associate of Trajector since 2018.


Vicki Aukerman

Vicki Aukerman

Attorney At Law

Vicki has a wealth of experience as a trusted advocate assisting clients with their problems and has litigated in state and federal courts. She has represented more than 4,000 clients before Federal Administrative Law Judges in 43 states including Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.


Angie Saltsman

Angie Saltsman

Representative

Angie has represented Social Security Disability claimants since 2009. and has been with Trajector Disability since 2014. She's drafted hundreds of Appeals Council briefs and has appeared in front of Administrative Law Judges in more than half the states in the US as well as in Puerto Rico.


Anthony Craiker

Anthony Craiker

Attorney At Law

Originally from Dallas, TX. My wife and I were married in 2001, and we have three children (two girls and a boy). I went to law school at the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We moved to Orlando, Florida in 2009 when I came to work for Trajector Disability. We absolutely love it here.


Betsy Fowler

Betsy Fowler

Attorney At Law

Betsy grew up in St. George Utah where she attended Dixie High school and Dixie State College. After Dixie College, Betsy attended BYU and received her BA is History, while serving as the Student Body Vice President of Campus Organizations.


Brad Howes

Brad Howes

Attorney At Law

Brad Howes is one of our attorneys that works our Florida cases. Brad has a background in special education and taught special education to high school freshmen for five years while attending law school at Barry University. He has been practicing Social Security disability law since 2013.


Brenda Benson

Brenda Benson

Attorney At Law

I live in Middle Tennessee in a small town called Shelbyville. While in law school, I worked at a courthouse in the Chancery Court for two or three years wherein I attended court hearings and assisted various Judges by writing notes, etc. I worked for a Judge as his assistant for a couple years.


Brooks Huse

Brooks Huse

Attorney At Law

Brooks Huse is a senior attorney with Trajector Disability. He has a bachelor's degree in Public and Corporate Communications from Valparaiso University. and obtained his Juris Doctor from The University of Tulsa in 2011. He has represented thousands of people in administrative hearings.


Cody Passman

Cody Passman

Attorney At Law

Cody was born and raised in Baton Rouge, LA as an avid LSU sports fan despite the fact that no one in his immediate family ever attended. Of course, he attended LSU and graduated the same year the Tigers won a football and baseball national championship. He attended Ole Miss School of Law.


Danielle Choi

Danielle Choi

Attorney At Law

Danielle is a former English professor and graduate with honors of the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. She practiced Civil Law for several years before becoming a disability attorney. She has represented over 2,300 Claimants at disability hearings in twenty-two States.


Tariq Khan

Tariq Khan

Attorney At Law

Tariq received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida and currently lives in Seattle, WA. Prior to representing people in their Social Security disability cases, Tariq served as an assistant public defender in Miami, FL.


James Payton Chambers

James Payton Chambers

Attorney At Law

Peyton completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Mississippi. He later returned to complete his Juris Doctorate and studied international law at Cambridge University in England. He has worked with the organization for 10 years and has tried over 3,600 cases.


Jamie Davis

Jamie Davis

Attorney At Law

Jamie Davis has over 10 years experience practicing Social Security Disability law, and has represented thousands of claimants before Administrative Law Judges. He obtained an undergraduate degree at the University of Southern Mississippi and a law degree at The University of Mississippi.


Jason Carney

Jason Carney

Attorney At Law

Jason Carney is a licensed attorney and has been practicing Social Security disability law since 2009, having handled over 1000 disability cases to date. Mr. Carney currently practices in Northern California, where he lives with his wife and three children.


Jeffery Sullivan

Jeffery Sullivan

Attorney At Law

Attorney Jeffrey Sullivan joined Trajector Disability in August 2008 and has enjoyed traveling all over the United States representing over 4,000 Claimants at administrative law hearings seeking to secure their social security disability benefits.


Kayla Byrd-Daniels

Kayla Byrd-Daniels

Attorney At Law

Kayla Byrd-Daniels graduated from Michigan State University and Thomas M. Cooley School of Law. She practiced criminal defense and family law before switching to handling Social Security Disability claims exclusively in 2014. She has successfully litigated hundreds of claims across the country.


Kirsten Jansen

Kirsten Jansen

Attorney At Law

Kirsten Jansen is an experienced attorney who specializes in Social Security Disability law. She advocates zealously for disability clients who are unable to work because of their medical conditions, whether physical, psychiatric, or developmental in nature.


Lauren Moss

Lauren Moss

Attorney At Law

Lauren E. Moss graduated from LaSalle University with a Bachelors in English and Political Science. She then received her Juris Doctorate with a certificate with honors in health care law from Quinnipiac University School of Law. She is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals.


Liberty Straney

Liberty Straney

Attorney At Law

I grew up in South Carolina but I've lived in Portland for the last 9 years. I moved here for the same reason I went to law school - sometimes the most rational choice is a random stab in the dark. So far both decisions have worked out great.


Matthew Heim

Matthew Heim

Attorney At Law

Matthew Heim is an attorney at law licensed in South Carolina and supervisor of a great team of lawyers. He began working for Trajector Disability in January 2009 after graduating from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 2008 and passing the South Carolina Bar that fall.


Michael Ogden

Michael Ogden

Attorney At Law

Michael has been with Trajector Disability since 2010 and has represented clients all over the United States. He now mainly represents clients in North and South Carolina and is the Supervising attorney for The Carolinas, Virginia, Washington D.C., and Maryland.


Ryan Vanover

Ryan Vanover

Attorney At Law

Ryan Vanover is a senior attorney with the Trajector office. Over the last ten years, he has appeared before multiple Judges and to assist claimants with their disability claims. Mr. Vanover graduated from Northeastern State University and obtained his J.D. from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.


Scott Haynes

Scott Haynes

Attorney At Law

Scott Haynes is an attorney licensed in Alabama. Since 2010, Mr. Haynes has successfully represented thousands of disability claimants across the country in their pursuit of Social Security disability benefits. Mr. Haynes attended Auburn University and Samford University's Cumberland School of Law.


Shayan Farooqi

Shayan Farooqi

Attorney At Law

Attorney Shayan Farooqi has successfully represented thousands of disabled Americans and Veterans. He attended Rutgers University for his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Political Science and International Relations and obtained his J.D. from Cooley Law in Michigan.


Tim Carpenter

Tim Carpenter

Attorney At Law

Tim Carpenter has been fighting to help claimants gain Social Security disability benefits for years. He is a licensed attorney in California. Tim has represented Social Security disability claimants across most of the country including most of the Western states.


Janine Collette

Janine Collette

Attorney at Law

Janine specialized in civil litigation in the State and City of New York working for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and then in the State of Wisconsin. Janine has come full circle to focus her practice solely in the area of Social Security Disability law.


Aaron Rogers

Aaron Rogers

Attorney At Law

Aaron Rodgers is an Associate Attorney for our office licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana, as well as the Federal Courts in both the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. He obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Tulsa.


Bruce Entelisano

Bruce Entelisano

Attorney at Law

As a graduate of the Syracuse University School of Law and a lifetime resident of Central New York, Bruce has represented more than 1,000 Social Security disability claimants nationwide. He is a licensed attorney in the State of New York.


Todd Perrotta

Todd Perrotta

Attorney At Law

Todd Perrotta is an attorney at law licensed in Florida. He has been with Trajector Disability since 2012. Todd earned his JD from Mercer Law School in Macon, Georgia, and his BA from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. He has appeared at over 3,000 hearings.


Sheena Williams

Sheena Williams

Attorney at Law

Sheena Williams graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2016, and graduated from Georgia State University in 2008. Before joining Trajector Disability, Sheena served as a Judicial Law Clerk in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City - Juvenile Division.


LaJuana Acklin

LaJuana Acklin

Attorney at Law

LaJuana obtained her B.A. in psychology from Howard University in Washington, D.C. She is a 2009 graduate of Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas. LaJuana is licensed in to practice law in Texas.