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Recent Changes in Social Security Disability Practice: A Discussion with Chief Judge Richard Thrasher

Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Pipestone Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $15.00

Register Online by October 14 or at the Door Tuesday October 16.  

Judge Thrasher will discuss recent changes to the representatives’ Code of Conduct and the impact these changes will have on attorney-representatives. The event will also include a question-and-answer session. Please email anomymous questions in advance to Co-Chair Adam Spees by October 9th. Click here to email. Questions may also be asked during the event.

Beverages and lunch will be provided.

Discussion Facilitator:

Minneapolis Hearing Office Chief Judge Richard Thrasher

Richard Thrasher serves as the Hearing Office Chief Administrative Law Judge in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, Hearing Office, Office of Hearings Operations, Social Security Administration.  He has served as a judge with Social Security in Minneapolis since 2012, and as the Chief Judge since 2014.  Judge Thrasher received a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton College, and a Juris Doctor from Mitchell Hamline College of Law.  Prior to his appointment as an Administrative Law Judge, Judge Thrasher was with the Board of Veterans’ Appeals, United States Department of Veterans Affairs, in Washington, DC, for 21 years, serving as the Chief Counsel for Policy and Procedure.

CLE Credit:

1.0 Standard CLE Credt approved | 263269 


SSD Law Section Member: Free
MSBA Member but not a member of the SSD Law Section: $10.00
Non-MSBA Member:  $15.00
Law Students: Free
New Admittees (Attorneys Admitted to the Minnesota Bar after January 1, 2018):  Free

Join the Social Security Disability Law Section: Click here to add the section to your membership. 

Non-attorneys who are not eligible for membership in the MSBA can join the Social Security Disability Law Section. Details are available here.

Remote Participation: 

Remote attendance is available.  Please indicate that you will attend remotely when registering. Instructions will be sent via e-mail a day prior on Monday.

Want more information about the Social Security Disability Law Section?

Questions? Contact Kara Haro | 612-278-6329

The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify Kara Haro via phone or email:  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.


No sessions have been associated with this event.