Russell R. Bowling
The oldest of six children, Russell was born at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, on October 28, 1954, while his father was on active duty in the U.S. Army, stationed in Korea. In 1960, Russell’s father began a career with IBM, and the family moved from Oklahoma to Endicott, New York. In 1965 Russell’s family moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, when IBM opened a new plant at the Research Triangle Park. Russell worked with the law firm of Jones, Key, Melvin, and Patton, P.A., from 1979-1991, becoming a partner in 1984. In 1992, Russell started his own Law Office specializing in Social Security Disability Law, and also handling other legal matters including: real estate, wills and estates, personal injury, and traffic offenses, and criminal cases. Russell is a sustaining member of the National Organization of the Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, and also a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the North Carolina Bar Association (Real Property Law, Elder & Special Needs Law, and Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Sections), the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and Elder Counsel. Russell is a Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law.