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Social Security Disability

Thursday February 18 , 2010

  • By: The Legal Aid Society
  • Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Shearman & Sterling LLP
    599 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY
  • Contact:
    Rosemary Hare-Bey
    The Legal Aid Society
  • Source: New York

Social Security Disability
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Hosted by Shearman & Sterling LLP
599 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022


Learn how to represent disabled children and adults at administrative hearings before the Social Security Administration. Successful clients receive higher monthly income and are entitled to Medicaid or Medicare benefits to cover the cost of medical treatment. The session will cover Social Security law and practice including how to gather and analyze medical evidence, the examination of parties and witnesses, drafting effective pre-hearing memoranda, and oral argument.

Faculty Chairs: Anne Callagy, Esq. and Jocelyne Martinez, Esq., Civil Practice

CLE Credit: 2 credits total: 1 hour of professional practice/practice management and 1 hour skills. This program provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys.

  • CLE Credit Comments: CLE Credit: 2 credits total: 1 hour of professional practice/practice management and 1 hour skills. This program provides transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys.
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