Before co-founding Mathis & Mathis Disability Advocates in 1990, Judith was a trial attorney for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Labor where she argued employment discrimination and disability issues as a government attorney. She represents disability clients in the federal courts, where she has fought successfully to overturn the improper denials of Social Security Administrative Law Judges and their Appeals Council.
Although now retired, Judith is a member of the Virginia and Maryland bars as well as the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. She’s also a frequent lecturer on disability issues for the Multiple Sclerosis Society and other impairment support groups.
Judith studied law at the George Mason University School of Law where she was a member of the Law Review.