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Providing the highest quality legal advice in the Piedmont-Triad

Michael Shay, Board-Certified Attorney in NC

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Protecting people like you for over 16 years


  • Social Security Disability

  • Workers' Compensation

  • Wills and Estates

  • Personal Injury

  • SSI Benefits

  • Landlord/Tenant Litigation

Social Security Disability/ Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

The Law Office of Michael Shay handles disability and SSI cases at every level of the application and appeal process.  Whether you are considering applying for social security disability, have been recently denied benefits, or need help with a pending disability hearing, please contact our office for assistance.

Workers' Compensation

The Law Office of Michael Shay Michael also handles a wide-range of Worker’s Compensation cases. If you have suffered a work-related injury, Michael can help determine if you are eligible to receive benefits for your injuries, including compensation and medical treatment, and then fight for the maximum compensation you are entitled to under North Carolina law.

As a former Legal Aid of North Carolina non-profit attorney, Michael Shay prides himself on continuing to assist disabled, low-income citizens of North Carolina. 


Every initial case consultation is free of charge regardless of your financial situation.  



Michael Shay is skilled, passionate and experienced in his areas of practice: Social Security disability, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, Worker’s Compensation, personal injury, landlord/tenant litigation, and wills/estate planning.  


Michael is a Board-Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law and has successfully represented disabled individuals – both children and adults – in a wide range of Social Security disability and SSI cases. Michael handles disability and SSI cases at every level of the application and appeal process.  


Michael received his undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University in 2001 and his J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law in 2005.

Michael is a member of North Carolina Advocates for Justice – Disability Advocates Section, and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. He is a past member of the Board of Directors and fundraising committee for Crisis Control Ministry in Winston-Salem and remains active in his surrounding community.


In his free time, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife, two young children, family and friends. He and his wife love to cook and travel. Michael is also an avid sports fan, and particularly loves ACC basketball and football.

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P.O. Box 21508

Winston-Salem, NC 27120

Phone: 336-893-5120

Fax: 336-934-4028

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