Troubleshoot SSDI Claims and Succeed at the Federal Court Level
Going to federal court with a Social Security disability case can be pretty intimidating. This focused guide will give you the tools you'll need to ascertain your chances of success, follow proper court procedure, and structure your brief in the most cogent and convincing way. Don't miss out on a great opportunity - register today!
Recognize when the claim is worth taking to federal district court.
Explore the arguments that carry the most weight and learn to present them effectively.
Hear experienced faculty share tips on obtaining EAJA attorney fees.
Tackling the Toughest Aspects of SSDI Practice
Complex Hearing Challenges
Federal Appeals Procedure: Jurisdiction, Venue, Motions
Key Appeal Arguments (With Sample Complaint and Brief)
Anne C Hartwig is an attorney with Becker Law Office, S.C., where she has extensive administrative law experience, public benefits (Medicaid and Medicare) experience and special education experience. She practices in the areas of colleges and universities, public schools, disability, domestic violence and neglect, ethics, mental health, and Social Security (disability, retirement, and survivors benefits). Ms. Hartwig also was managing attorney at LAW, Inc., where she practiced family law and healthcare law. She was a visiting professor at Temple Law School in Philadelphia and taught healthcare regulation, finance, and bioethics. Ms. Hartwig has done extensive research and writing in the area of bioethics and aggression. She is a member of the Ethics Committee at Meriter Hospital in Madison, and the Progressive Community Services, Inc. Board. Ms. Hartwig earned her B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; her J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School; and her Ph.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Debra S. Shifrin is an attorney with Gertz & Rosen, Ltd., in Akron, Ohio, where she leads the firm's Social Security disability practice. She limits her practice to representing the disabled before the Social Security Administration. Ms. Shifrin assists her clients in navigating every aspect of the Social Security disability process. She often presents throughout the country on various topics related to a Social Security practice. Ms. Shifrin is admitted to appear before the Supreme Court of the State of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR) and Akron Bar Association Foundation (fellow). Ms. Shifrin earned her B.A. degree from The American University and her J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University.
Grayson Smith Cannon is an attorney in the Gallatin firm of Phillips & Ingrum, where her main areas of practice are Social Security, domestic relations law, family law, and probate. She has previously lectured on Social Security disability matters for National Business Institute. Ms. Smith Cannon has also lectured on Social Security issues, wills and estates, and probate before the public and other attorneys. She is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Lawyers Association for Women, and the Tennessee and Nashville bar associations. Ms. Smith Cannon earned her B.A. degree from Rhodes College and her J.D. degree from Nashville School of Law.
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