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Nicole Julie Franco


Nicole J. Franco earned a B.S. in agriculture from University of Arizona in 1998 and in 2002, she graduated from Pace Law School in White Plains, NY with a J.D. and environmental law certificate.  Franco is a member of the Arizona State bar (2005), Federal District Court of Arizona (2011), New York State bar (2003) and the Federal District Court of New York Western District (2011).


Franco began practicing in the areas of domestic relations, criminal, and personal injury law.  In 2005 she returned to Arizona to advance her career in mental health law and disability advocacy.  Franco investigated grievances on behalf of state contracted behavioral health provider, administered by Arizona Department of Health Services, Division of Behavioral Health services of Maricopa County AHCCCS/Medicaid program.  Franco investigated alleged consumer rights violations filed by or on behalf of members of the “SMI” or (Seriously Mentally Ill) population of Maricopa County.


Since 2007, Franco has exclusively represented claimant’s in their plight to obtain “SSDI/SSI” (Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income) benefits at all levels of appeal.  Before founding the Law Offices of Nicole J Franco PLC in September 2011 she served as a staff attorney for several national Social Security disability advocacy organizations.  Franco is also a member of “NOSSCR” (National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives).  Franco lives in Scottsdale and is an Arizona licensed Realtor.


The Law Offices of Nicole J. Franco PLC

PO BOX 12093

Scottsdale AZ 85267

Phone:  (480)945-0144. 

Fax:  (877)715-3389