Walk Through the Claim Process From Start to Finish
Walk through the steps of an SSDI claim the way it's evaluated by the decision makers. Follow the 5-phase claim evaluation process and get practical tips from experienced professionals along the way. This course will address past history, medical records, VE testimony, fast-track options, and more. Whether you're getting started or are looking for a refresher, this course is for you. Register today!
Clarify at the very onset whether the claimant is categorically eligible.
Determine whether the claim qualifies for quick determination.
Don't leave any stone unturned in discovering and presenting medical history evidence.
Make certain that all past work attempts are accounted for and explained.
Get guidance for countering vocational expert findings.
Jonathan C. Ginsberg is a member of Ginsberg Law Offices, P.C., in Atlanta, Georgia, where his focus is on Social Security disability, consumer bankruptcy and workers' compensation. A graduate of Tulane Law School, he has been in private practice for more than 25 years. Mr. Ginsberg is the editor of the Disability Answer Guide and Child SSI Disability Answer Guide. He also publishes both a blog and a podcast about Social Security disability. Mr. Ginsberg serves on the faculty of Solo Practice University, where he teaches a course for new and newly solo lawyers to establish a Social Security disability practice.
Anne C. Hartwig is senior counsel with Hawks Quindel 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.
Anna T. Schiffman is an attorney with the Schiffman Law Office, P.C. Her practice focuses on claims for Social Security disability insurance benefits, supplemental security income benefits, disabled widow and disabled widower benefits and disabled adult child benefits. She has successfully presented many appeals to both the U.S. District Court and the Social Security Administration's Appeals Council. Ms. Schiffman has also successfully presented numerous claims at the hearing level. She is a member of the Arizona Association of Justice (Arizona Trial Lawyers Association), the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives and the Arizona Association of Lawyers for Injured Workers. Ms. Schiffman earned her J.D. degree from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Arizona State University.
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