Whitney Scarborough Teaches Attorneys about Social Security Disability

Whitney Scarborough presented in May 2018 at a continuing legal education conference for attorneys. Her presentation focused on cross examination of vocational experts in Social Security disability hearings. Whitney’s presentation included an overview of data used by vocational experts in formulating their opinions and testimony on a claimant’s ability to work. Whitney focused on the Dictionary of Occupational Titles and the Selected Characteristics of Occupations. The conference was hosted by the NC Advocates for Justice and was attended by fellow NC attorneys.

Whitney was board-certified as a specialist in Social Security Disability in November 2017. She handles Social Security Disability cases throughout Southeastern North Carolina and is currently accepting new clients.

Stewart Poisson focuses her practice on litigation. Stewart opened the Wilmington office of Poisson, Poisson & Bower, PLLC in 2006. She assists clients in both of the firm’s offices in the fields of Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury and handles all appellate work for the firm. She particularly enjoys helping clients who have been injured in workplace accidents caused by the negligence of a third party. She represents clients in the both the personal injury claim and the workers’ compensation claim and is skilled at maximizing her clients’ recovery in these complicated cases.