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Behind the Scenes: Stacy Cloyd on winning, dignity, and invisible work

Nearly a decade ago, Stacy Cloyd was attending NOSSCR conferences while working at a legal clinic. “I realized how much more there was to know about Social Security,” she says. “There are relatively few people who specialize in Social Security. To hear from people who were really experts in this field and have spent many…

Defending the Rights of Impoverished Puerto Ricans

The Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the case of United States v. Vaello-Madero on November 9 and this case will determine if residents of Puerto Rico are entitled to access to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) under the Fifth Amendment. AARP, Justice in Aging, and NOSSCR filed an amicus brief, available here,  supporting the…

Member Spotlight: George Piemonte, Esq.

Before George Piemonte became the well-known host of our vocational webinar series or the president of NOSSCR’s board, he was a newly minted attorney dissatisfied with the format of jury trials and exploring practicing Social Security disability law instead. “The hearings generally took an hour or so – much better than the days for a…

Announcing Our Virtual Day of Advocacy, Training, and Action!

All members are invited to join us on October 19th, from 2pm to 4pm eastern time, for our “Virtual Day of Advocacy, Training, and Action”! Our Director of Political and Legislative Strategy Michael Linskey will take you through the ins and outs of advocating on behalf of yourself and your clients on the Hill, in…

Watch Our ED Moderate the “Equity in Claimant Representation” Panel at SSA’s Forum

Executive Director Barbara Silverstone will be moderating a panel at the Social Security Administration(SSA)‘s National Disability Forum (NDF) on September 15 titled “Equity in Claimant Representation”! On the panel will be several NOSSCR members as well. To register to watch by September 13, go to bit.ly/3gQXzOo. To learn more, visit ssa.gov/ndf. The purpose of the…

We Strongly Support the SSI Restoration Act. You Should Too.

The National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR), whose members are attorneys and non-attorneys who represent people in Social Security disability claims, strongly and unequivocally support including long-overdue improvements to the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program in the reconciliation package that is currently being drafted. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides critical income assistance to…

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