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8th Circuit Social Security Disability Conference
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8/19/2015 to 8/21/2015
When: 08/19/2015 - 08/21/2015
Where: ISBA Headquarters
625 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
Contact: Christy Cronin
515-697-7874


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Registration for this event is now closed. Walk-ins will not be accepted due to space limitations.


SCHEDULE - WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19

12:30 – 1:00 - Registration
1:00 – 2:00-  Pain Medications
- Speakers: Geoffrey C. Wall, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, CGP, Drake University, Des Moines, IA
2:00 – 3:30 - Legislative and Administrative Update/Agency Trends and Public Relations and Perceptions
- Speaker: Stacy Braverman Cloyd, Deputy Director of Government Affairs, NOSSCR, Washington, DC
3:30 – 3:45 - Break
3:45 – 5:15 - Vocational Issues
- Speakers: Michael Haller, Haller Law Office P.C., L.L.O., Omaha, NE; Timothy Harlan, Harlan Harlan & Still, Columbia, MO; Andrew Kinney, Hoglund, Chwialkowski & Mrozik, Roseville, MN; and Melinda Stahr, MS, CRC, Stahr & Associates, Ames, IA
5:15 – 6:30 - Reception

SCHEDULE - THURSDAY, AUGUST 20
8:00 – 9:00 -  Sensory Impairments, Including Hearing, Meniere’s Disease, and Speech Disorders
- Speaker: Ethel Schaen, Schaen Law Office, St. Paul, MN
9:00 – 10:00 - Same Sex Marriage and Disability Benefits/Overpayments - Speaker: Joseph G. Basque, Iowa Legal Aid, Council Bluffs, IA
10:00 – 10:15 - Break
10:15 – 11:45 - Brain Injuries
- Speaker: Dr. Lori S. Terryberry-Spohr, Ph.D., ABPP, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, Lincoln, NE
11:45 – 1:00 - Lunch (included in registration fee)
1:00 – 2:30 - The Independent Medical Examination
- Speaker: Dr. Morgan LaHolt, M.D., Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, Lincoln, NE
2:30 – 2:45 - Break
2:45 – 3:45 - Seventh Circuit Caselaw for Eighth Circuit Practitioners
- Hon. Lynn Adelman, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
3:45 – 4:45 - Working with Your Local Hearing Office - Speaker: Hon. John Sandbothe, ALJ, SSA Office of Disability Adjudication and Review, West Des Moines, IA and Hon. Denzel R. Busick, ALJ, SSA Office of Disability Adjudication and Review, Fargo, ND
5:00 - Reception

SCHEDULE - FRIDAY, AUGUST 21
8:00 – 9:30 - Hearing Strategies in an Age of Declining Allowances
- Speaker: Timothy J. Cuddigan, Cuddigan Law, P.C., Omaha, NE; Blake Parker, Blake Parker Law Office, Clinton, IA; Mary Hoefer, Hoefer Law Firm, PLLC, Iowa City, IA; and Gail Barnett, Schott Mauss & Associates, PLLC, Des Moines, IA
9:30 – 10:30 - Ethics and Attorney Fee Issues - Speaker: Timothy Tripp, Tripp P.C., Pella, IA
10:30 – 10:45 - Break
10:45 - 11:30 - Child SSI Claims -- Can You Win?
- Speaker: Mary Hastings, Hastings Law Office, St. Paul, MN; Niki A. Fisher, Fisher Law Office, Des Moines, IA
11:30 – 12:15 - Eighth Circuit Update: What’s Hot and What’s Not - Speaker: Edward Olson, Minnesota Disability Attorneys, Minneapolis, MN and Thomas A. Krause, Schott, Mauss & Associates, PLLC, Des Moines, IA

REGISTRATION FEES
Registration (Electronic materials only) - $275
Registration (Hard copy materials) - $300

CLE CREDIT (approved)

15 state hours which includes 1 ethics hour and 15 federal hours

HOTEL INFORMATION
Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport
6111 Fleur Drive,
Des Moines, Iowa 50321
(515) 287-2400 

Room rate is is $109 (+ tax)


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