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Empire Justice Testimony on the New York State Supplement Program

Empire Justice Center testimony on the impact that State takeover has had on the admi...

Catherine M. Callery (Kate)

Senior Staff Attorney

Empire Justice Center
Telesca Center for Justice
One West Main Street, Suite 200
Rochester, NY  14614 

p: (585) 454-4060 f: (585) 454-4019

Catherine M. (Kate) Callery is a senior staff attorney with the Disability Advocacy Program (DAP) Unit in Empire Justice Center’s Rochester office.

Kate focuses on Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability issues.

Kate previously served as the Supervising Attorney of the DAP Unit at the Public Interest Law Office of Rochester (PILOR) and the Unit Supervisor of the DAP Unit at Monroe County Legal Assistance Corporation.  Kate serves as coordinator of the Western New York DAP Task Force and has presented trainings for NOSSCR, the New York State Bar Association, the Monroe County Bar Association and various DAP conferences.  She has represented numerous clients before the Social Security Administration and in federal court.

Kate is a graduate of Smith College and the University of Connecticut Law School. She is admitted to practice in Connecticut (1979) and New York (1983).

Practice Area(s):
Disability Benefits