Debra Shifrin is attorney from Akron, Ohio, who limits her
practice to representing the disabled before the Social Security
and Veterans’ Administrations. Debra is a principal
in the firm of Shifrin Newman Smith Inc., a law firm with
offices in Akron, Cleveland and Toledo, Ohio.
Debra is a graduate of American University and Case Western Reserve University
School of Law. In addition to being admitted to practice law before
the Supreme Court of the State of Ohio, Debra is admitted federally to the
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the Sixth Circuit Court
of Appeals, the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and the U.S. Supreme
Court. Debra is also involved in many legal and charitable organizations
and is co-recipient, with Dianne Newman, of the Ohio Legal Aid Association
Fund’s Pro Bono Award in 1999. Debra is currently President Elect of the National
Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)
Board of Directors.
Debra enjoys speaking to groups, educating them about the Social Security
Administration, being a paperless office and law firm management.
To learn more about Debra, visit her website,,
call her at (877) 230-5500, or follow her on Facebook or Twitter.