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Social Security Disability 2021: Federal Case Law, Regulations, and Best Post Hearing Practices (Virtual)

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Includes a Live Event on 12/10/2021 at 8:55 AM (EST)

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    • Non-Member - $390
    • NCAJ Member - $290
    • NCAJ New Admittee Member - $99
    • NCAJ Attorney Member 2-5 Years Licensure - $250
    • NCAJ Legal Assistant Member - $140
    • NCAJ Public Service Member - $185
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Social Security Disability 2021: Improving your Practice with Federal Court Law

December 10, 2021 

approved for 6.5 CLE hours (inc. 1.0 ethics hour)

COVID hit the Social Security disability practice area hard and many of our clients even harder. Our clients need us now more than ever.  How can you win more Social Security disability cases in the current environment? In short, you have to be a better lawyer and representative.  One of best ways to win more cases (and protect cases for appeal when you get unreasonable denials) is to better understand the federal case law, statutes, rulings, and regulations that govern our practice.  Now more than ever the disability practitioner needs to be an expert in the law, rulings, and regulations that control our clientsā€™ fates.  This CLE focuses on how to use federal case law, rulings, and best practice techniques for post-hearing development to strengthen your cases.  The results for those who work to be better practitioners will be more wins and better cases to appeal when your clients are unfairly denied.  The law and regulations are often on our side, this CLE will show you how to take control of the law and use it to win more cases.

Topics & Speakers  

8:55 a.m. | Welcome Remarks by Program Chairs

Chad Brown , Chad Brown Law, PLLC, Statesville 
Christine Burnside, Deuterman Law Group, Greensboro 
Laura Beth Waller, Martin Jones Piemonte, Charlotte

9 a.m. | Belli Nuggets 

  • Interacting with Difficult Clients 
    • Quentin Sanders, Martin Jones Piemonte, Charlotte 
  • Hearing Forms and Formats 


    • Ashley Hartman Sappenfield, Lanier Law Group, Jamestown 
  •  Changes to CTC and SNAP Benefits that SSDI/SSI Clients Need to Know 
    • Robert Hill, Legal Aid of NC, Greensboro 
  • Ensuring Medical Opinions Meet the Statutory Definition 
    • Melissa Garcia, Garcia Law Firm, Charlotte

10 a.m. Winning Remanded Cases

  • Crystal Rouse, Hall & Rouse, P.C., Raleigh

10:30 a.m. | Break


10:45 a.m. | The Rulings Rule! -- Effective Use of Key Rulings to Win Cases

  • Sarah Bohr, Bohr & Harrington, Atlantic Beach

11:45 a.m. | Lunch 


12:30 p.m. | 2021 Federal District Court Update

  • Charlotte Hall, Arrowood & Hall, PLLC,  Raleigh 

1:30 p.m. | Ethics and the Law - Ethical Challenges During Difficult Times

  • Aaron Dalton, Chad Brown Law, PLLC, Statesville

2:30 p.m. | Post-hearing Case Development 

  • David Camp, Access Disability LLC, St. Louis

3:30 p.m. | Break 

3:45 p.m. | Panel discussion: Winning Strategies with Leading Advocates

  • Chad Brown, Chad Brown Law, PLLC, Statesville ā€“ Moderator 
  • Sarah Bohr, Bohr & Harrington, Atlantic Beach
  • David Camp, Access Disability LLC, St. Louis
  • Charles Hall, Hall & Rouse, PLLC, Raleigh
  • George Piemonte, Martin Jones Piemonte, Charlotte

4:45 p.m. | Adjourn 


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Social Security Disability 2021: Using Federal Court to Improve Your Practice
12/10/2021 at 8:55 AM (EST)   |  360 minutes
12/10/2021 at 8:55 AM (EST)   |  360 minutes
Certificate of Attendance
Up to 6.50 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 6.50 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available