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Get the foundational knowledge you'll need to effectively pursue Social Security disability claims! Our experienced faculty will provide you with a practical walkthrough - from a practical examination of the laws and definitions to client intake, claim evaluation, electronic filing procedures and the hearing process. You will also learn how to effectively deal with fee complications and find out how disability benefits will impact a client's receipt of Medicaid, workers' comp and other benefits. Pick up both practical how-to's and creative tips so you can successfully and confidently represent Social Security claimants. Register today!
Understand key definitions and examine the guidelines for proving various disabilities.
Learn what initial questions you need to ask clients to get the case started on the right foot.
Discover what necessary information needs to be gathered and learn hard-won tips for dealing with weaknesses in the case.
Find out what to expect from the hearing process and gain essential strategies for briefs, exhibits, cross-examinations and more.
Key Definitions and Nuts and Bolts of Handling an SSDI Case
Discovery in SSDI Cases
Hearing Preparation, Procedures and Strategie
How Disability Benefits Impact a Client's Receipt of Medicaid, Workers' Comp and Other Benefits
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.
Amanda Pirt Meyer is an attorney with Haskins Short & Brindley LLC, where she focuses her practice on Social Security disability law, probate law, guardianship law, trust administration, and special needs trusts. Ms. Pirt Meyer has a background in health insurance and science, and began her legal career by practicing personal injury law. She has previously presented on the intersection of probate and personal injury law. She is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, State Bar of Wisconsin, and the Dane County Bar Association. Ms. Pirt Meyer earned her B.S. degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School.
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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