Barbara R. Silverstone has led NOSSCR as the Executive Director since 2013. Prior to that she was the Staff Attorney at NOSSCR for 21 years. 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 and district courts of New York and New Jersey and the U.S. Supreme Court. Barbara is a frequent speaker at NOSSCR conferences and at other Social Security seminars. She has written several chapters in Matthew Bender’s Social Security Practice Guide and numerous articles on Social Security disability issues. She serves on the boards of the Social Security Section and the SDNY Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and is a current trustee at Beth Am Temple.