Barbara Silverstone is the Executive Director of NOSSCR. From 1992 – 2013 she was the Staff Attorney at NOSSCR. She received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City and her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. She is admitted to practice in the state of New York, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the state and district courts of New Jersey, and the U.S. Supreme Court. She is a frequent speaker at NOSSCR conferences and at other Social Security seminars, as well as at conferences for family members concerned about specific medical conditions. She has written several chapters in Matthew Bender’s Social Security Practice Guide and numerous articles on Social Security disability. She serves on the boards of the Social Security Section and the SDNY Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.