Annette L. Rutkowski

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Top Rated Social Security Disability Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Law Office of Annette Rutkowski
 | 450 East 96th Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: Indianapolis Disabil
Fax: 317-848-9569
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Social Security Disability (60%),
  • Appellate (30%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Social Security Disability (60%)

Appellate (30%)

Estate Planning & Probate (10%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014

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About Annette Rutkowski

Admitted: 2001, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.disabilitylawyerindianapolis.com/about/

Honors/Awards:

  • Accreditation as Veteran's Attorney by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Disability Lawyers Network
  • American Bar Association – Commission on Disability Rights
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • National Organization of Veterans Advocates
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Reconsideration, ICLEF, 2007 - Present
  • Preparation for Video Conference Hearings and Impact of SSR 11-1p, NOSSCR Conference, San Antonio, 2011 - Present
  • Social Security Bootcamp, National Business Institute, 2012 - Present
  • ICLEF Video Hearings, 2012 - Present
  • Speaker, Social Security Practice, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Foundation
  • Speaker, Disability Practice Clinic, Indiana University Law School
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  • Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits
  • Appealing a Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits
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Educational Background:

  • State University of New York at Oswego, B.A. in Public Justice
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Office Location for Annette L. Rutkowski

450 East 96th Street
Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Phone: Indianapolis Disabil

Fax: 317-848-9569

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Last Updated: 2/10/2014

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