Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:10pm

This program is an intensive and invaluable program for attorneys handling social security disability cases or wishing to expand into this field. Learn about when and whether to pursue an appeal from the Social Security Administration’s denial of a disability benefits application after administrative proceedings. The program will give an overview of the essential aspects of practice that lawyers should know when handling social security disability appeals in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Topics include:

  • drafting the complaint
  • service of process
  • in forma pauperis applications
  • Local Rule 9.1 statements and briefs
  • negotiations and stipulations
  • relief under 42 U.S.C. § 405(g), sentence 4 and sentence 6
  • motions for attorney's fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act
  • appeals to the Third Circuit
  • leading Circuit cases
  • briefing at the Circuit
  • basic motions at the Circuit
  • other miscellaneous filings

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