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8th Circuit Social Security Disability Conference
August 19-21, 2015

ISBA Headquarters
625 E. Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309


Click on the the topics below download materials by individual sessions.  To download the complete PDF of the 8th Circuit Social Security Disability Conference click here.

If you have any questions or problems downloading the attachments, please contact ISBA CLE Director Christy Cronin at 515-697-7874 or cle@iowabar.org.


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 at ISBA Headquarters


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

Speaker:  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 at ISBA Headquaters


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

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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