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Total Credits: 1.25 CLE - On-Demand
This course was approved for NOSSCR's Spring 2021 Virtual Conference. It is eligible for On-Demand credit, please check with email@example.com if you have questions about your states eligibility or check with your Bar Association for their rules and regulations.
This presentation will focus on how practitioners can select appropriate cases for appealing an overpayment, counseling clients, documenting expenses and income, and will provide an overview of the appeals process, from reconsideration and request for waiver through the ALJ level. In addition, we will provide a "COVID update," which will set up COVID protocols for overpayments, SSA's actions on these cases, and what we can expect from SSA in the future.
|How to Win an Overpayment Case (even during a pandemic) (0.26 MB)
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|Overpayment Materials (0.11 MB)
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Abraham Arnold - is an associate Attorney with the Law Offices of Barry Schultz in Evanston Illinois. He graduated from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, in 2012. He has represented countless clients in disability claims at the hearing level and in appeals at the Appeals Council and District Court levels. As well as represented and counseled clients in overpayment in multiple overpayment matters.
Raymond A. Cebula, III - received his J.D. from the Franklin Pierce Law Center (now the UNH Law School) in 1982. He spent a total of 23 years working with legal services providing direct representation to individuals with disabilities having legal issues with the SSA. He became part of Cornell University’s Work Incentive Support Center in 2000, and in January of 2005, Ray was brought on staff at ILR's Yang-Tan Institute on Employment & Disability where he now serves as the Program Director of ytiONLINE (Cornell’s Work Incentive Practitioner credentialing program). While with YTI he has provided training and technical assistance to Youth Transition Demonstration projects across the country, served as Director of Training and Technical Assistance for the NYS Medicaid Infrastructure Grant and continues to serve as a team member for the Technical Assistance Team of the National Training Center of VCU providing technical assistance benefits planners in SSA Region 1.
James Schiff - is a Senior Attorney at the Law Offices of Barry A. Schultz, P.C. He has been with the firm since June of 2010. He specializes in Federal court appeals and overpayment cases and manages incoming referrals to the firm. At the Seventh Circuit, he has argued and won several cases including Bjornson v. Astrue, 671 F.3d 640 (7th Cir. 2012), Ghiselli v. Colvin, 837 F.3d 771 (7th Cir. 2016), and Allensworth v. Colvin, 814 F.3d 831 (7th Cir. 2016). He presented on childhood disability claims at the NOSSCR conference in Seattle, WA, in 2016, and on the basics of Social Security disability law before the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, also in 2016.
In 2018, he gave a presentation to the Chicago Bar Association on continuing disability reviews. He is a 2009 graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law.