Thomas J. Scully III

Thomas J. Scully III  is a resident of Lake County Indiana, and has represented Social Security claimants since 1984, exclusively focusing his practice in Social Security and SSI law since that time.  He has handled thousands of cases representing the disabled, from initial applications through federal court appeals.

Mr. Scully is admitted to practice law in Indiana, Illinois and Pennsylvania. He is also admitted to the Federal Courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and to the Supreme Courts of Indiana, Illinois and Pennsylvania, as well as admitted to the United States Supreme Court. Additionally, Mr. Scully is admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Graduating from Temple University in 1970 (BA), Mr. Scully went on to earn his law degree from Rutgers Law School at Camden in 1973 (JD).  He began his career in law in 1973, working for the Army Corps of Engineers (1973-1974) and the Immigration & Naturalization Service Department of Justice (1974-1975).  He opened his own practice in 1975 and also served as Deputy Prosecutor in Lake County, Indiana, from 1976 through 1978.

Professional Memberships:

  • Lake County Bar AssociationSend email to Thomas J. Scully III
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association – Past Chairman, Social Security Committee
  • NOSSCR – National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives – 7th Circuit Board Director since 2007
  • Military Service – 1965-1967
  • Vietnam Veteran – 1966-1967
  • Munster Rotary Club President – 1979-1980
  • Highland Rotary Club Sustaining Member, Past President and Paul Harris Fellow


Michael DeYoungSend email to Michael DeYoungMICHAEL DeYOUNG is an attorney with Scully Disability.

He grew up in the south suburbs and currently lives in Northwest Indiana.  In 2000, he earned his degree in History from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI.  Later, he went on to The John Marshall Law School, where he graduated cum laude.  Mike is very active in his community and especially enjoys coaching youth sports.

Mr. DeYoung is a member of the Lake County and Indiana Bar Associations, and is admitted to practice in all courts in the state of Indiana as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.

Professional Memberships:

Lake County Bar Association
Indiana State Bar Association


JOSHUA M. MATEJCZYKSend email to JOSHUA M. MATEJCZYKJOSHUA M. MATEJCZYK is an attorney with Scully Disability.

He is a resident of Lake Station, Indiana, and graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law in 2013. While in law school he served as an Associate Editor of the Valparaiso University Law Review and student representative in the Low-Income Tax Clinic, where he developed a passion for helping the underprivileged in the community. Prior to law school, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Valparaiso University while also participating in the Christ College interdisciplinary honors program.

Mr. Matejczyk enjoys having an active role in his community. In 2015, Mr. Matejczyk was elected to serve as Judge of the Lake Station City Court hearing traffic cases, city ordinance violations, and local criminal matters. Mr. Matejczyk continues to serve as the Lake Station City Judge as a way to give back of his time. He also sits on the governing board of his local church.

In his free time, Mr. Matejczyk is an avid boater and enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, cat and dog. Mr. Matejczyk is admitted to practice law in Indiana. He is also admitted to the Federal Court in both the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, as well as to practice in from of the Social Security Administration throughout the United States.