The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Elder Law Section present
Social Security Breakout

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Live Presentation: Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Marriott World Center - 8701 World Center Drive - Orlando, FL 32821 - (407) 239-4200

Course No. 1751R

This course provides information on the latest developments, and practical training for attorneys who represent claimants seeking Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income. This training provides an important overview of Social Security Law and an update on the latest developments in this field of law. In addition, it offers practical training from experienced practitioners on the best methods of presenting cases at the administrative hearing in general, and specifically how to handle a fibromyalgia case.

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Late Registration

8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
Jana McConnaughhay, Esq., Chair-Elect, The Florida Bar Elder Law Section, Tallahassee, FL
Richard A. Culbertson, Esq., Law Office of Richard A. Culbertson, Orlando, FL

8:10 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.
Overview of Social Security Law: Know the Basics
Sara Bohr, Author, Attorney and Former President National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, Bohr & Harrington, LLC, Atlantic Beach, FL

9:25 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Handling a Fibromyalgia Case
Evan A. Zagoria, Esq., Liberman & Zagoria, P.A., Miami, FL

10:10 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

10:25 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
Update on Social Security
Nancy Shor, Executive Director National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

11:25 a.m.- 12:25 p.m.
10 Questions You Want Your Social Security Client to Answer Correctly
R. Michael Booker, Esq., Booker Law, Sylacauga, AL

12:25 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:25 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Cross-Examination of the Vocational Expert in Social Security Disability Cases
R. Michael Booker, Esq., Booker Law, Sylacauga, AL

2:25 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

2:40 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
Cross-Examining Medical Experts: What To Do When A Consultative Physician or a Claimant’s Own Doctor Claims Malingering
Dorothy Clay Sims, Attorney and Author, Sims & Stakenborg, P.A., Ocala, FL

Social Security Hot Topics Brochure.pdfSocial Security Hot Topics Brochure.pdf

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