Learn the latest on Mastering Social Security & Disability Law with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.
Mastering Social Security & Disability Law CLE Benefits:
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
Representing clients seeking claims under social security and disability laws has recently become one of the most popular and steady practice areas across the country. Social security programs are a significant source of cash and health benefits for individuals with disabilities. However, the procedures and formalities of a large federal agency can be intimidating for an unrepresented claimant. From the underlying substantive law to practical aspects of social security and disability law, this seminar will cover benefits, appeals, grievances, preparing for the hearing, prepping your client, and inherent delays. In addition, our nationally recognized faculty will discuss crafting a prima facie case of disability under the Social Security Act, what must be shown, ideal evidence to show it, and how both the lawyer and client can generate the best possible proof. Register today for this convenient, 24/7 on-demand seminar. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the best practices and techniques discussed in this national seminar. Agenda: 1. Building A Prima Facie Case Under the Social Security Act:
a. Understanding the Application Process
b. Insight on the Appeals Process
c. Strategies on Inherent Delays
d. Determining What Needs to be Shown
e. Presenting the Ideal Evidence to Advance Your Client’s Case
f. Best Practices for the Lawyer & Client to Generate the Best Possible Proof 2. Preparing for the Social Security Disability Hearing:
a. Drafting the Prehearing Brief
b. Obtaining Claim-supporting Evidence
c. Preparing the Claimant to Testify
3. Mastering Grievances and Appeals for Benefits:
a. Best Practices on Requesting the Claim File
b. Effectively Analyzing The Disability Plan Documents
c. Strategies on Reviewing The Claim File
d. Gathering & Locating Evidence
e. Insight on Preparing A Thorough Request for Review of the Denied Claim
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session with the Experts Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Jennifer Modell
practices at Caroselli, Beachler, McTiernan and Conboy, where her practice is concentrated in the areas of social security disability, veterans’ benefits and long-term disability claims. Ms. Modell represents social security clients at the administrative level as well as in Federal Court and has spoken widely about social security matters to the general public as well as to practicing attorneys. She is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives (NOSSCR) and a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Committee on Law and Disability. She is an active member supporter of Autism. Ms Modell is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the Northwestern University School of Law.
2. Matthew W. Weeks
is a partner at the law firm of Carl P. Kasunic Co., L.P.A., where his practices focuses on social security disability/supplemental security income, private disability, domestic relations, juvenile law, injury, general civil litigation, and serving as guardian ad-litem for children and adults. He has successfully represented children and adults with their disability claims at the administrative and federal court levels. His experience also includes successfully representing clients at both the federal and state courts of appeals. His strong legal writing and appellate advocacy skills have led to successful remands of ALJ decisions in the Appeals Council and Federal Court. His most rewarding work involves helping children and the disabled. He is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives.
3. Howard S. Goldman
has 36 years of experience practicing law. He devotes his practice to plaintiffs’ personal injury claims, applicants’ worker’s compensation cases and claimants’ social security disability claims. After graduating with a B.A. in history from Yale University in 1972, he served as Peace Corps Volunteer in
Afghanistan. Upon returning to the United States he earned his law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a highly sought-after lecturer on social security disability and worker’s compensation claims. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this convenient, on-demand seminar for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 VCLE credit
Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits
South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462. REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS CONVENIENT 24/7 ON-DEMAND SEMINAR & PODCAST.
You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.