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Social Security Disability Claims and Appeals for Paralegals

  • 08/30/2022
  • 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Social-Security-Disability-Claims-and-Appeals-for-Paralegals/Video-Webinar/95050ER_3739505?st=WA

Program Description

Get Tips for Navigating the System, Supporting Claims, and Writing Hearing Briefs

Assisting clients in obtaining SSDI benefits is rife with complexities. This comprehensive program provides paralegals with best practices for navigating the claim process. From tips for working with medical providers and obtaining medical records to strategies for handling requests for reconsideration, gain valuable insights you can use right away. Register today!

  • Find out how to evaluate a claim.
  • Examine essential guidelines for obtaining representative authorization with the Social Security Administration.
  • Identify best practices for brief writing.
  • Analyze the procedure for filing in federal court.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will allow attendees to navigate their way through the Social Security disability claim process. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Claim Evaluation: Establishing Disability Timeline, Identifying Weaknesses, Forming a Strategy
  2. Rep Authorization, Initial Application, E-Folder and Supporting Documentation
  3. RFC Questionnaire Best Practices and Good Ideas (With Sample Answers)
  4. Medical Records, Opinion Evidence, and Reporting Referrals
  5. Tackling Requests for Reconsideration
  6. Request for Hearing and Brief: What to Include, How to Frame the Case (With Sample Language)
  7. ALJ Hearing Tactics
  8. Federal Court Appeal and Representative Fee Issues

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

206.653.7259

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