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Sharon A Christie

Sharon A Christie

Practice areas:

Social Security

About Me

Sharon A. Christie is an attorney and 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 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 is a frequent lecturer to professional and community groups.  She has given talks on Social Security Disability Law to the Lupus Foundation of America - Delaware-Maryland-Virginia, Brain Injury Association of Maryland, NAMI - Baltimore and the Spondylitis Association.

Sharon lives in Cockeysville, Maryland with her husband, Joe.  She is an avid runner and has completed the Baltimore and Maryland Half Marathons.  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, the Brain Injury Associatiobn of maryland, NAMI - Baltimore and the Lupus Foundation of America - DMV.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Social Security: 100%
    9 years, 1 thousand cases

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Phillip Buchanan Grubaugh

    Sharon leads a world class Social Security practice and stays current with the very latest legal processes as well as practice management systems. We have used Sharon's impressive systems and practice development leadership as a model for our own success. I highly recommend Sharon to anyone needing dedicated, passionate legal representation.


    Phillip Grubaugh Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William David Umansky

    I endorse this lawyer.Sharon is an excellent lawyer and handles her Social Security claims with the utmost professionalism and experience.


    William Umansky Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Law Office Of Sharon A. Christie

201 W. Padonia Road
Suite 101
Timonium, MD, 21093



DCActive 198805/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Maryland SuperlawyerBaltimore Magazine2008
Judith P. Ritchie Achievement AwardBaltimore County Bar Association2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw office of Sharon A. Christie2005 - Present
PartnerSpence, Kohler & Christie1994 - 2005
AssociateSandbower, Gabler and O'Shaughnessy1990 - 1994
AssociateWhiteford, Taylor & Preston1986 - 1990


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lupus Foundation of America - DMVBoard Member2012 - Present
Brain Injury Association of MarylandBoard Member2011 - Present
NAMI - BaltimoreBoard Member2011 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ RepresentativesMember2006 - Present
Snyder Foundation for AnimalsBoard Member1993 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Notre Dame Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of MarylandNursing/Health PolicyMS - Masters of Science1982
University of VirginiaNursingBS - Bachelor of Science1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NAMI Speaker SeriesWhat You Must Know to Get Social Security Disability Benefits2012
Lupus SymposiumI Have Lupus - Can I Get Social Security Disability Benefits2012
University of Baltimore AM Law Series7 Things You Must Know to Win a Social Security Disability case2008
Basics of Civil Practice and ProcedureBasic Civil Litigation2008
Brain Injury Association of Maryland Annual ConferenceSocial Security Disability benefits2007