Social Security Success! Seminar Agenda

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Social Security Success! Seminar Agenda 

Program Information


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Nonmember Registration: $795

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You can attend your first AAJ Education Seminar at 50% off, if you are an AAJ member & have been admitted to the bar for five years or less. (Does not apply if you have previously attended an AAJ Education seminar or college).

AAJ Paralegal Affiliates may attend this seminar. AAJ Paralegal Affiliates receive 50% off the registration fee if they are employed by and attending with an AAJ plaintiff member from  the same firm with the same firm address.

CLE Credits:  9.3

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Monday, December 2

Registration (Continental Breakfast Available)
8:00 – 9:00 am 

Morning Session
9:00 – 11:30 am

The Politics of Disability, ALJ Approval Rates, and Attacks on ALJ Approval Rates in Congress

Introduction to Social Security

The Good, The Bad & The Just Plain Ugly:  Taking Down the CEs, VEs, and the RFCEs That Can Be Lethal to Your Case

Lunch (on your own)
11:30 – 12:30 pm 
Afternoon Session
12:30 – 3:00 pm

Plaintiff Focused FCEs

How to Win at the Appeals Council

Federal Court Practice and Case Law Update

Tuesday, December 3

Morning Session (Continental Breakfast Available)
8:00 – 11:30 am

Panel Discussion:  Practice Procedures from Intake to Payment
• Office procedures
• Use of personnel
• How assignments are made
• Monitoring

How to Do Successful Intakes

The Use of Technology in your Social Security Practice

Lunch (on your own)
11:30 – 12:30 pm 
Afternoon Session
12:30 – 3:00 pm

Payment Issues in a Social Security Practice:  How to Get Paid from SSA and Strategies for Recovering Out of Pocket Expenses and Costs

Promoting your Social Security Practice

Tips for Representatives on Hearing Practices

MCLE/NCA Requirements

Earn approximately 9.3* CLE credits, to be applied to your participation in AAJ’s professional recognition programs. For information about AAJ’s professional recognition programs, visit AAJ Education programs are routinely accredited by states requiring continuing legal education. CLE questions may be addressed by calling the CLE Assistant at 800-622-1791 or 202-965-3500, ext. 8335.

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* Number of credits may vary depending on calculation method used by individual state accreditation agencies. AAJ is a State Bar of California MCLE-approved provider.

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