Legal Services CLE Webinar
Title: Continuing Disability Reviews: CDR Process, Statutory Benefit Continuation, and Missing Files
Heather Freeman, Tallahassee, FL. Heather concentrates in federal court litigation pursuant to the Social Security Act and consultation services for disability attorneys nationwide. For over 15 years, she has represented Social Security disability claimants in administrative agency proceedings and plaintiffs in federal district and circuit court appeals.? She regularly teaches continuing legal education programs and is the co-chair of NOSSCR’s Mentorship Program. [email protected]
Tom Krause is NOSSCR’s first Litigation Director. Tom has represented claimants seeking disability benefits for more than 40 years. He worked for about 14 years for Legal Services Corp. of Iowa (now Iowa Legal Aid), initially representing clients on a variety of issues, including Social Security Disability/SSI and Medicaid claims. Tom then spent 21 years in private practice, primarily handling federal court appeals of disability claims. From 2018 to 2023, Tom was a Senior Attorney and Assistant Litigation Director for Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS). He has presented at numerous NOSSCR conferences, Eighth Circuit Social Security Disability Law conferences, and state bar meetings.