Annette L. Rutkowski

Top rated social security disability attorney in Carmel, Indiana

Law Office of Annette Rutkowski LLC
Annette L. Rutkowski
Law Office of Annette Rutkowski LLC

Practice Areas: Social security disability, Appellate, Estate planning & probate

Licensed in Indiana since: 2001

Education: Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2021 - 2023

Law Office of Annette Rutkowski LLC

301 E Carmel Dr
Suite G003
Carmel, IN 46032 Visit website

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Annette L. Rutkowski is a passionate Social Security Disability attorney who is committed to protecting the rights of her clients. With initial experience as a volunteer for physically and cognitively impaired people, Ms. Rutkowski has developed great compassion for those who need additional assistance than what they are able to provide for themselves. She has experience in all aspects of disability law, including initial applications and hearings, federal appeals, veterans benefits, long-term disability and dependency and indemnity compensation. Her firm, the Law Office of Annette Rutkowski, accepts clients throughout western, southern and central Indiana.

Ms. Rutkowski prides herself as a caring attorney who is highly accessible to clients, and works tirelessly to prepare a strong case to get results in court. Having participated in thousands of hearings, Ms. Rutkowski has a reputation for not giving up on tough cases. She is known as a respected leader and speaker in her field, having spoken locally and internationally on various disability law topics.

After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in public justice from the State University of New York at Oswego, Ms. Rutkowski earned her Juris Doctor from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana.

Ms. Rutkowski has been accredited by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as a veteran's attorney. She currently serves as chair of the Social Security section for the Indiana State Bar Association, and is an active member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives. She also belongs to the American and Indianapolis bar associations, the National Organization of Veterans' Advocates, the National Association of Women Lawyers and the National Disability Lawyers Network.

Practice areas

Social security disability, Appellate, Estate planning & probate
  • 60% Social security disability
  • 30% Appellate
  • 10% Estate planning & probate

First Admitted: 2001, Indiana

Professional Webpage: https://www.rutkowskilaw.com/attorney/rutkowski-annette-lee/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • About Annette Rutkowski
  • Appealing a Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits
  • Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits
  • Back Injuries
  • Contact Annette Rutkowski
  • Speaker, Disability Practice Clinic, Indiana University Law School
  • Speaker, Social Security Practice, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Foundation
  • ICLEF Video Hearings, 2012 - Present
  • Social Security Bootcamp, National Business Institute, 2012 - Present
  • Preparation for Video Conference Hearings and Impact of SSR 11-1p, NOSSCR Conference, San Antonio, 2011 - Present
  • Reconsideration, ICLEF, 2007 - Present
Educational Background:
  • State University of New York at Oswego, B.A. in Public Justice
Honors/Awards:
  • Accreditation as Veteran's Attorney by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives
  • American Bar Association – Commission on Disability Rights
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • National Organization of Veterans Advocates
  • National Disability Lawyers Network

Office location for Annette L. Rutkowski

301 E Carmel Dr
Suite G003
Carmel, IN 46032

Phone: 317-818-6003

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2021 - 2023

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