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Lupus and Disabilities Workshop

Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter

Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

Lupus and Disabilities Workshop

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DEALING WITH LUPUS & DISABILITY ISSUES

Get help navigating the often frustrating issues surrounding disability. Learn what SSDI/SSI is, the qualifications, how to apply, how to be prepared and other related topics. 


SPEAKER:                   

 

Sharon Christie, P.A.
Attorney specializing in Social Security Disability Law

                                                         

WHEN:                Saturday, March 26, 2010  

TIME:                  10:00AM-12:00 NOON

                             **Registration Begins at 10:00 AM

                             **Program Begins at 10:15 AM

 

WHERE:               Enoch Pratt Library - Light Street Branch 

                                    1251 Light Street

                                     Baltimore, MD 21230

 

  

This Special Topic Seminar is offered as a free service LFA-DMV (www.lupusdmv.org). All costs of services for patients and families are underwritten by the fundraising efforts of the LFA-DMV, including the Walk for Lupus Now on September 24, 2011 in Baltimore, MD. 

 

Speaker Bio:

Sharon A. Christie is an attorney and nurse...an advocate for patients and families in cases of medical and nursing home negligence...and an advocate for the disabled in obtaining Social Security Disability benefits.
 
Sharon worked as a nurse in both acute and long-term care settings prior to attending law school. In 1986, she graduated magna cum laude from The University of Notre Dame Law School. She has practiced law since that time and is licensed in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Sharon is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization that recognizes lawyers who have achieved million dollar verdicts or settlements for their clients. In addition, she is AV rated, the highest ranking possible in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.  In 2003, Sharon received the Judith P. Ritchey Achievement Award, presented by the Baltimore County Bar Association.  In 2008, she was named a Maryland SuperLawyer in Baltimore Magazine.
Sharon lives in Timonium, Maryland with her Westie, MacArthur.  She is an avid runner and has completed the Baltimore Half Marathon.  Sharon is also an active in the community. A past president of the Executive Women’s Network, she currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Snyder Foundation for Animals and volunteers with Westie Rescue, Inc.

Professionally, Sharon is an active member of the American Association for Justice, Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, Women’s Bar Association, and the Baltimore County Bar Association.
 

 


Have questions about Lupus and Disabilities Workshop ? Contact Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter

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Mother's Federal Hill Grille
1113 South Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)


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Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter

Welcome to the Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter. Our chapter provides current information, education programs, and outreach services to improve the quality of lives for people with lupus while also supporting research. We support people with lupus throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

1319 F Street NW, Suite 205
Washington, DC  20004
(888) 787-5380
www.lupusdmv.org

aroache@lupusdmv.org

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