About Us

Candice Apple

Candice Apple Biography

Professional Experience

Candice Apple and Associates, 1988 to present
Founder and President
Providing Social Security disability representation services nationwide, including Puerto Rico.  Primary focus now is providing services throughout North Carolina.

Apple Investments, 1988 to present
Founder and President
Commercial and residential real estate investment firm.

Benefit Recovery Analysts, 1999 to present
Founder and President
Providing cost containment services to healthcare providers.

Social Security Administration
Office of Hearings and Appeals/Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Internal Revenue Service

United States Secret Service


Dispute Resolution Commission Certified Mediator
  • N. C. Supreme Court sanctioned training in mediated settlement conferences in Superior Court civil actions and Workers’ Compensation cases
  • Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers (Negotiation Workshop), 2000
  • N. C. Academy of Trial Lawyers (C.L.E. Advanced Mediation Course), 2002
  • Pepperdine University School of Law - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution (Intensive Course in Dispute Resolution and Religion), 2003

University of Maryland
Core coursework in Business Administration and Criminal Justice

Guilford College

Charlotte Business College


Member and keynote speaker of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives and the Association of Disability Examiners

Past Advisory Board Member of the American Disability Representation Specialists

Participates in local civic and charitable activities

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