Section News: Meetings and more

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

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Social Security/Public Employment Retirement Practice Group meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 5:30-7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

This meeting will focus on employability factors in disability adjudication.

Currently reliant on the 30+ year old "Dictionary of Occupational Titles," Social Security is transitioning to utilizing the Occupational Information System, a dynamic collection of occupation-related data from multiple sources. The transition towards new and ever-updating technology will have wide-ranging impact on any areas of law that utilize vocational data, including Workers' Compensation, LTD, PI, and state employee retirement positions.

Our guest speaker is Dr. Amy Vercillo, a vocational expert who works in a number of courts throughout the commonwealth, particularly at Social Security’s Office of Hearing Operations. Vercillo is a professor at UMass Boston and a specialist in her field. Vercillo will take us through proposed changes to how Social Security analyzes job information.

To RSVP, click here.
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Probate Law Section Council meeting

Thursday, Oct. 25, 5:30-7 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston

To RSVP, click here.
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