Heather Farnsworth is a partner in the law firm of Match and Farnsworth, PC, and has practiced in the area of Social Security Disability law since 2002. Ms. Farnsworth represents individuals throughout the entire process, from the initial application with Social Security, through hearings before an Administrative Law Judge. Ms. Farnsworth also represents claimants before the Social Security Administration’s Appeals Council and Federal District Court.
Ms. Farnsworth holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Utah and received her law degree from the J. Reuben Clark School of Law in 2002. Ms. Farnsworth is admitted in Utah and Idaho and handles administrative claims throughout the United States.
Ms. Farnsworth is active in the legal community and has served on the Board of the Women Lawyers Utah from 2008 through the present, and as the President of the Women Lawyers of Utah from 2011 through 2012. In addition, Ms. Farnsworth is also very active in the general community and currently serves as the Co-Founder and Organizer for Cancer Bites, SLC, a benefit in which 100% of the proceeds are donated to the Huntsman Cancer Institute, and as and Advisor on Salt Lake Community College’s Women’s Business Institute Advisory Board.
Ms. Farnsworth has been named by Utah Business Magazine as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite” in the area of Health Law for the years 2010, 2011, and 2012. Ms. Farnsworth has also presented several seminars for the National Business Institute, including: “Social Security Disability: Get the Basics Down” and “Tackling Complex Social Security Law Issues: Preparing for the Hearing.”