Sheri has worked for over twenty years in the areas of Social Security Disability Law, Estate Planning, & Elder law. Sheri’s niche-within-a-niche is Social Security Disability Law and the special needs area of estate planning (special needs trusts, guardianship), which requires additional care and experience, to properly understand and meet the needs of the community involved. She is committed to her clients and their families and works to make sure that all of their needs are met and their rights are protected.
Sheri has assisted hundreds of clients with their Social Security Disability appeals and special needs issues. She also assists clients with guardianship cases in situations where an adult is no longer able to care for themselves. Sheri also works with other professionals to establish, and, if necessary, administer special needs trusts for disabled beneficiaries.
Sheri regularly speaks at local events and conferences providing valuable knowledge on various subjects of elder and disability law.
Sheri has a solid record of professionalism, ethics and compassion for her clients. She is listed in Super Lawyers and the Best Lawyers in America and is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. In addition to these recognitions, Sheri serves on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (VAELA).
Sheri is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eastern Federal District Court of Virginia and all Virginia state courts. She is also an accredited Attorney for the preparation, presentation and prosecution of claims for Veteran’s Benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Sheri’s book, “Don’t Gamble with Your Social Security Disability Benefits—What Every Virginia Resident Needs to Know to Win a Social Security Disability Case” was published in 2010.
Admitted 1995, Virginia
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