With every passing year, SSDI claims are becoming more difficult to get approved. Are you doing everything you can to prevent and correct mistakes that can ruin eligibility? This beyond-the-basics course uncovers top pitfalls at every step of the claim process to help you improve outcomes. Register today!
Identify, prevent, and correct electronic application and evidence submission process oversights.
Clear up any questions regarding the claimant's past work attempts.
Effectively illustrate limitations of daily living activities and address questionable findings.
Improve ALJ hearing presentation techniques with tips from the pros.
Protect your professional reputation with a legal ethics guide tailored to the practice.
Correcting Initial Application and Claim Submission Mistakes
Medical History and Past Work Attempts
Troubleshooting the ADL Questionnaire
Proving Pain and Tackling Medication History Issues
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.
Maeve 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 with Gullett, Sanford, Robinson & Martin, PLLC, where her main areas of practice are Social Security 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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