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Disability Benefits from the Social Security Administration & Private Long-Term Disability Plans – Basics Review & Covid Updates

Total Credits: 3.0 CLE

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Original Program Date:
May 05, 2022


This program will provide information every attorney should know about Social Security Disability Benefits, Supplemental Security Income, and private Long‐term Disability Benefits. In addition to covering the basics, we will address updates regarding the functioning of such appeals processes in the Covid era as well as thoughts on helping individuals who have become unable to sustain work due to long Covid.
The program will cover:

  • Social Security Disability Benefits basics;
  • Long Covid and the Social Security Disability Appeals process;
  • Long‐term Disability Benefit fundamentals and Covid‐era updates;
  • The Arizona Center for Disability Law’s programs that assists individuals with barriers to employment and ACDL’s Representative Payee Review program that monitors and educates representative payees on their responsibilities and identifies cases to SSA where it finds that beneficiary funds are being misused.
Michelle Michelson, the Law Office of Michelle S. Michelson, PLLC
Faculty List:
Brian Clymer, Attorney at Law
Linda Fischer, Staff Advocate, the Arizona Center for Disability Law
Patrick Mause, the Law Office of Patrick Mause, PLLC