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Total Credits: 1.50 Ethics
The new regulations published by Social Security over the last three years have enhanced and focused the ethical obligations of representatives. This session will address questions concerning the gathering and production of evidence, submission to Social Security, zealous advocacy, and how to handle administrative duties in a claim that also involves a criminal fraud investigation. The “five-day” rule of 20 C.F.R. 404.935, “all-evidence” rule of 20 C.F.R 404.1512, and the rules of conduct in 20 C.R.R 404.1740 must all be considered together with state-bar ethics duties. Those duties must be analyzed with an understanding of Social Security’s reliance on the Supremacy Clause. This session will also outline several minimum standards for professional conduct in a Social Security matter, including accessing claim files electronically, constant monitoring of changes to the electronic file and claim status, early submission of evidence, and practical ways to assist the claimant by assisting the ALJ.
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David Camp - is an attorney and owner of Access Disability, LLC. He specializes in Social Security, SSI and litigation matters. He focuses on representation of the homeless. Previously, David clerked for Judge Richard Teitelman of the Supreme Court of Missouri. David has also worked as the Managing Attorney for Gateway Legal Services (a legal aid program), and in the litigation department of Stone, Leyton & Gershman. He received his BS in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin—Madison, and his JD from Washington University in St. Louis. David is a recipient of the Social Security Regional Commissioner’s Public Service Award, and the NOSSCR Sweeney award for Distinguished Service
This course was approved for a Live Conference. It is CLE eligible for On-Demand credit. CLE Self-Study credit may be obtained by applying directly to your state bar association. Please check with your bar for their rules and regulations.
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