skip to content

Pro Bono Net

Lawyers serving the public good.

Download to calendar

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.
Topics:

Thanks to PBN Sponsors:

  • LexisNexis
Pro Bono and legal aid attorney resources - Pro Bono Net

Volunteer Profile

Pat Layden, a private practitioner in McAlester, Oklahoma, has volunteered many hours to promote equal access to justice in Oklahoma. He served Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. as Board member and past President of the Board and as a pro bono attorney. Pro Bono Net thanks Legal Aid Services of Oklahama (LASO) for sharing this inspiring volunteer story about his work on a hotly contested child custody case where a young mother, with a critically ill infant was involved in a custody battle over her one–year old daughter. LEARN MORE

Not a lawyer?

Need legal help?

LawHelp.org

Legal info for the public

Webby Winner Logo

LawHelp.org Named Best Law Site in 2007 Webby Awards