Vaughn Clauson, Owner

Vaughn S. Clauson, Attorney/Firm Owner/Founder

Given how complex and lengthy the process of Social Security Disability law can be for people, it is important to have an experienced and knowledgeable attorney on your side. While we cannot complete every step for you, we will guide you through the process; we can answer your questions and provide helpful advice through those steps in an effective manner.

Attorney Vaughn Clauson is a board-certified Social Security Disability law specialist in North Carolina, and together with his associates, the Clauson Law Firm can provide the personalized and dedicated service that clients deserve.

Areas of PracticeVaughn S. Clauson - Founder

  • Social Security — Disability
  • Administrative Hearings & Adjudication
  • Medicare & Medicaid
  • Social Security — Retirement & Survivors Benefits
  • Appeals Council and Federal Court Cases

Certified Legal Specialties

Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law, North Carolina State Bar, 2006

Bar Admissions

North Carolina, 1996

S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2002

University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Honors: With Honors

Law Review: U.N.C. Law Review, 1993 – 1994

United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado

B.S. – 1972

Honors: Outstanding Cadet in Political Science

Major: International Relations

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

Masters in Public Affairs – 1974

Major: International Relations

Published Works

Social Security Disability and Back Disorders, Trial Briefs, N.C. Advocates of Justice, August, 2009

Representative Cases

Casper v. Astrue, 2010 WL 1524985 (E.D.N.C. 2010)


Various, NOSSCR

Various, N.C. Advocates for Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships

NC Advocates for Justice, Member

National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)

Past Employment Positions

Charles T. Hall Law Firm, Attorney, 2001 – 2009

Address: 5306 NC HWY 55 STE 101 Durham, NC 27713.

***Clauson law represents clients across the country in Social Security disability cases only. Any other matters are restricted to representation in North Carolina.