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May 21, 2014

Registration Open: VSB-LINC Pro Bono Webinar on Social Security Benefits

Meeting the Legal Needs of Individuals Facing Serious Illness Through Pro Bono: Part 4 – Social Security Benefits

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 2–3:30 p.m.

Attendance at the previous webinars in the series is not a prerequisite.

Session Description: Many seriously ill individuals are no longer able to work because of their illness and they (and their families) are eligible to receive Social Security Disability (SSD) income and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). This free, 90 minute nuts and bolts webinar will provide an overview of the laws governing Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income disability, including eligibility requirements; handling social security claims; and appeals process. Joanna L. Suyes, a social security disability attorney with Marks & Harrison, will provide attendees with critical information about common legal issues that will help them to assist pro bono clients through the Social Security benefits process.

By registering for this free CLE program, attendees agree to accept a pro bono referral from a recognized pro bono legal services program. (1.5 hours of MCLE Credit Approved)

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar.

This webinar series is co-sponsored by the VSB and Legal Information Network for Cancer (LINC).

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Updated: May 21, 2014