Ashley Hartman Sappenfield is the Social Security Disability Department Attorney and Manager at Lanier Law Group. Attorney Sappenfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a degree in English Literary Studies. She received her law degree from Elon University School of Law where she participated in Moot Court and the Pro Bono Board. Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Sappenfield worked with Pinnacle Law Firm (formerly Smith Horton Law) as a law clerk assisting in capital defense cases and at Womble Bond Dickinson on their eDiscovery team. Attorney Sappenfield is a member of the North Carolina Associates for Justice (NCAJ) Disability Advocacy Section and the National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives (NOSSCR) as a board member of the Next Generation Committee. Additionally, she is a member of the Greensboro Bar Association (GBA) and is a board member of the GBA Young Lawyers Section.
She is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and primarily appears in the Asheville, Charlotte, and Greensboro Hearing offices.
When Attorney Hartman is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and dog. She can often be found playing volleyball or reading a book.