Know How to Help Clients Get the Support They Need
Qualifying for (and attaining) disability benefits often spells a long and taxing process. If not done correctly, clients who could be entitled to economic assistance for mental or physical conditions may be left waiting without any sort of compensation. In this essential program, join our experienced faculty as they walk you through the fundamentals on how you can help clients get their much-needed benefits. Register today!
Learn how to effectively assess claims.
Walk through best practices for establishing a claimant's disability timeline.
Review application and filing procedure essentials.
Know how to determine the best plan of action following appeals council hearings.
Who Should Attend
This intermediate level course will allow attendees to effectively navigate their way through the Social Security disability process. Those who should attend include:
Legal Support Staff
Obtaining Representative Authorization With the SSA
Medical Records, Opinion Evidence, and Reporting Referrals
Claim Evaluations: Disability Timelines, Identifying Weaknesses, and Forming Strategies
Initial Application, E-Folder, and Supporting Documentation
Requests for Reconsideration
Requests for Hearings and Briefs: What to Include and How to Frame the Case
This program meets the California MCLE Paralegal requirement as specified in Business and Professions Code Section 6450(d).
DE Certified Paralegal Program
This course will qualify for 3.0 DCP CLE credit hours, including 0.0 DCP ethics credit hour, toward the eligibility requirements of the DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program.
FL Registered Paralegal
This course will qualify for 3.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the Florida Registered Paralegal Program.
IN Paralegal CLE
This course will qualify for 3.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements as a paralegal affiliate member of the Indiana State Bar Association.
MT CLE Credit for Paralegals
Approved for 3.0 hours of CLE credit by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for 3.0 hours, including 0.0 ethics, of continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.
This seminar has been approved by The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) for 3.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
NC Continuing Paralegal Education
This program has been approved by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification for continuing paralegal education credit in the amount of 3.0 hours, of which 0.0 hour will also apply in the area of professional responsibility. This course is not sponsored by the Board of Paralegal Certification.
OH Certified Paralegals
This course will qualify for 3.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the Ohio State Bar Association Paralegal Certification program.
NM Paralegal Division, State Bar of NM
Approved by the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico for 3.0 general and 0.0 ethics (for a total of 3.0 hours CLE).
TX TBLS Paralegal Certification
Civil Trial Law: 3.50Personal Injury Trial Law: 3.50
This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education for paralegals and legal assistants. Certification areas: Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law.
WA Paralegal Association
Approved for 3.0 CLE credits by the Washington State Paralegal Association (WSPA).
AR Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Licensed by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
NH Office of Career School Licensing
NBI, Inc. is licensed by the New Hampshire Department of Education Office of Career School Licensing. There are no enrollment prerequisites or admissions requirements for this course, and there is no exam or grading system. Satisfactory progress is based solely on attendance at the course. Credits may not be transferred. All refunds shall be paid within 30 days upon written notification from a student of cancellation or withdrawal. Students receiving benefits from federal programs shall be subject to federal refund policies, rules and regulation. Student complaints should be directed to our office at (800) 930-6182. Upon exhausting all avenues with NBI, Inc. for resolution, students may file a complaint with the Office of Career School Licensing at (603) 271-6443.
Stacey Hibbard is managing attorney with Stacey Hardin Hibbard PLLC. Ms. Hibbard has been working with the firm since 1994, starting while still a law student. She has vast experience in Social Security disability, SSI, and personal injury law. Ms. Hibbard is admitted to practice before the Kentucky Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western districts of Kentucky, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She received her undergraduate degree, with honors, from University of Kentucky and earned her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Louisville School of Law.
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