Social Security Disability Hearings: Practice Tips and Strategic Guides

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Course Description

This program was recorded on March 24, 2021

Social Security Disability hearing processes have evolved significantly over the last year requiring attorneys and law firms to adapt and re-think their strategies. This course will cover the recent transition of Social Security administrative hearings before ALJ's and provide both practical tips and resources to strengthen your practice. An overview of hearing strategies and supportive evidence will also be covered as well as ethical issues to be aware of. Creative solutions and practice tips in this area will be discussed with additional documents available.

Speaker Bio
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Erika A. Riggs
Attorney Erika A. Riggs graduated from Wayne State University where she earned her bachelor’s and law degree with honors and multiple scholarships. During law school, Erika devoted her free time to public service, education, and mentorship. She co-founded a non-profit, The 313 Project, providing scholarships for at-risk youth, pro-bono legal advice as well as volunteer work in Detroit. She also served as a senior note and comment editor of the Wayne Law Review, property law teaching assistant, and small claims court mediator.

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Course Agenda

  1. Social Security Disability Hearings before ALJ's in the wake of COVID-19
  2. Phone and Video Hearings? strategic differences and forms
  3. Opt-out of phone and/or video? practical implications
  4. Supportive evidence to build a strong disability case
  5. Drafting Medical Source Statement templates - what to look for and what to avoid
  6. SSD Hearings: best practices and helpful tips
  7. From appeals to new applications - strategic decisions
  8. Ethical issues / implications
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