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About Ms. Stone:

Ms. Stone received a Bachelor of Arts in English from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1989. She received a Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law in 1993. Duquesne University , located in Pittsburgh , PA , was rated among the top 5% of the Best Values in education in Money Magazine.

Nicholas Cafardi, Dean and Professor of Law at Duquesne University , has stated, "Duquesne will train you to be very good lawyers, but it will also train you to be lawyers with a strong sense of justice."

Ms. Stone passed the New York and New Jersey Bar examinations on the first try, back in 1993. She is admitted to practice law in the State and Federal Courts in New York and New Jersey . For Social Security cases, she is authorized to represent people in all 50 states.

Ms. Stone worked for the Social Security Administration, Office of Hearings and Appeals from 1994 to 1999. She held various positions there, including Staff Attorney, Adjudication Officer and Supervisory Staff Attorney. Since 1999, Ms. Stone has represented people in claims for Social Security Disability (SSD), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Long Term Disability, Workers' Compensation and Bankruptcy.

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Ms. Stone's Various Accomplishments

There have been several articles published about Ms. Stone's successes in representing people. In addition, she has taught courses for other attorneys. Please see the "Success Stories" section of this site for more information.

Speaking engagements

Ethics for Representatives, presentation at the annual conference of the National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR), Austin, TX, March 2015

Navigating the Mental Health System in Suffolk County, presentation and panel discussion involving Ms. Stone and two prominent social workers.  The audience consisted of members of a confidential and voluntary support group for family members of patients who have been hospitalized for mental health reasons at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown, NY, November 2014

Proving Disability in cases involving Orthopedic Impairments, presentation at the annual conference of the National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR), Las Vegas, April 2011

Introduction to the Social Security Disability System, Presentation with questions and answers at the 17th Annual Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Network conference, Long Island Marriott, March 2010. HPS website

The Toughest Nuts to Crack: Handling those problem cases, Panelist and Presentation at the annual conference of the National Association of Disability Representatives, Boston, April 2006

From Hearing Request to Favorable Decision: Successful Representation at the Office of Hearings and Appeals, Presentation by Ms. Stone at the annual conference of the National Association of Disability Representatives, San Diego, May 2004

   
Articles written by Ms. Stone Ms. Stone’s review of Anonymous Lawyer, a book by Jeremy Blachman, published in The Suffolk Lawyer, February 2009.
   
 

So, You want to Return to Work? SSI and SSD Concerns, The Intercessor (a publication of The Roadback Foundation), Fall 2003

   
  2010 update to the above article about returning to work
   
Published articles about Ms. Stone
   
  CDR: Traumatic Brain Injury Disability Continues, Disability Law News, November 2003
   
 
 
   
 
 
 

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