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The Five-Step Process: A Primer

August 20, 2019
1 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Discount: $10 off through August 10.

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Course Description

Participants journey through the five-step sequential evaluation process using the simulated case of Lisa Jensen. Participants interact with the instructor at each step of the process to assist Ms. Jensen with her disability claim. This two-hour workshop blends lecture and short videos to provide a broad overview of the five-step process.

Target Audience

  • New Eligible for Direct Payment Non-Attorneys (EDPNA)
  • New practitioners who recently took the EDPNA examination
  • New attorney practitioners
  • Recent hires at firms practicing Social Security Disability Law
  • Recent graduates of law school and paralegal school
  • Paralegals, legal assistants, medical records staff, intake specialists

Technical Information

We use Adobe Connect for our course, and you will have to download the application to attend.

You can download the application for WINDOWS and for MAC. You can download the application for mobile devices, but we would not recommend it. We think that the course is best viewed on a desktop or a laptop computer. Mac users have reported no problems using Adobe Connect.

After downing the application, you should perform a DIAGNOSTIC TEST to ensure that there are no computer or network issues. We do not anticipate that you will have any problems downloading the application or performing the diagnostic test. Contact us if you experience any problems.

You will listen to the presentation through your computer speakers. ‍

Accessibility Features

Adobe Connect has accessibility features for individuals with visual, auditory, and mobility issues. You can learn more about these features HERE.

We can also provide closed captioning services. We will not provide closed captioning services unless requested.

Please contact us to assist you with any accessibility features.

If you are interested in CLE, please reach out to us. With sufficient notice, we may be able to apply for CLE in your jurisdiction. Only your jurisdiction can approve CLE credit, so we cannot represent that this course will be approved for CLE. If we seek CLE in a jurisdiction, we will post that information on this page.

If you wish to personally request CLE credit in your jurisdiction, please reach out to us so that we can make our best efforts to assist you.

Craig Ormson

Director, Ormson Law Training

With more than 14 years of experience at the Social Security Administration, Craig knows first-hand the intense, careful craft of serving as a successful Social Security Disability law attorney. He served as the lead agency counsel on several high-profile Federal regulations, Federal class actions, and Agency initiatives, and has argued before several Federal Courts of Appeals and District Courts. Craig has a Juris Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Wisconsin International Law Journal. He is a licensed attorney in the State of Wisconsin.

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