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Social Security Desability Evidence: A Paralegal's Guide

  • 03/15/2017
  • 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Tele-Webinar

Program Description

Expertly Organize Medical and Vocational Evidence to Support SSDI Claims

Do you know what disability examiners and administrative law judges watch for when evaluating claims? Do you know what evidence to look for, how to get it and best prepare it for submissions or hearings? Our seasoned faculty will teach you ways to evaluate, monitor, document and position SSDI claims for success from the initial interview to hearing preparation. Register today!

  • Enhance your understanding of common impairments and where clients fall on the listing.
  • Know what to look for - find out what types of evidence win disability claims.
  • Get tips for obtaining, organizing and reviewing medical and vocational records.
  • Discover pointers for getting clients to get their medical conditions documented.
  • Find out how to prepare claimants for hearings and tricky ALJ questions.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to expertly organize the forms, evidence and documentation needed to support SSDI claims. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Eligibility Guidelines; Common Impairments, Symptoms and Limitations
  2. Intake/Client Interview, Evidence Submission Rules and What to Watch for
  3. Medical Evidence and Records: From Collection to Preparation
  4. Vocational Documentation and Non-Medical Evidence

Continuing Education Credits

California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 3.00

DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 3.00

Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 3.00

Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 3.00

Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 3.00

National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 3.00

National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 3.00

North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 3.00

Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 3.00

Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 3.00

TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 3.00

Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 3.00

* denotes specialty credits

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Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188



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