Sharon A. Christie is an attorney and nurse...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 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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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.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Maryland Superlawyer||Baltimore Magazine||2008|
|Judith P. Ritchie Achievement Award||Baltimore County Bar Association||2003|
|Owner||Law office of Sharon A. Christie||2005 - Present|
|Partner||Spence, Kohler & Christie||1994 - 2005|
|Associate||Sandbower, Gabler and O'Shaughnessy||1990 - 1994|
|Associate||Whiteford, Taylor & Preston||1986 - 1990|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Lupus Foundation of America - DMV||Board Member||2012 - Present|
|Brain Injury Association of Maryland||Board Member||2011 - Present|
|NAMI - Baltimore||Board Member||2011 - Present|
|National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives||Member||2006 - Present|
|Snyder Foundation for Animals||Board Member||1993 - Present|
|Notre Dame Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|University of Maryland||Nursing/Health Policy||MS - Masters of Science||1982|
|University of Virginia||Nursing||BS - Bachelor of Science||1977|
|NAMI Speaker Series||What You Must Know to Get Social Security Disability Benefits||2012|
|Lupus Symposium||I Have Lupus - Can I Get Social Security Disability Benefits||2012|
|University of Baltimore AM Law Series||7 Things You Must Know to Win a Social Security Disability case||2008|
|Basics of Civil Practice and Procedure||Basic Civil Litigation||2008|
|Brain Injury Association of Maryland Annual Conference||Social Security Disability benefits||2007|