Category Archives: ODAR

Opportunities and Challenges for the Social Security Administration

Social Security’s Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) recently released a report entitled, “Opportunities and Challenges for SSA.” OIG’s terminology for the title of the report is too nice, in my opinion. It should be called “Grim and Dismal outlook for … Continue reading

Posted in Health, ODAR, Social security, Social Security Disability Law | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Six tips to prepare for your Social Security disability hearing

I would like to give you some of the tips I use in preparing my clients for their Social Security hearings in front of Administrative Law Judges (“ALJs”).   In Social Security hearings, the claimant does most of the talking, not … Continue reading

Posted in Health, ODAR, Social security, Social Security Disability Law | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

San Rafael Office of Disability Review and Adjudication will be closed on December 26, 2008.

The San Rafael hearing office, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (“ODAR”), will be closed on the day after Christmas, December 26, 2008.    By Executive Order,  President Bush has ordered all federal agencies to be closed on the 26th. The … Continue reading

Posted in Health, ODAR, Social Security Disability Law | Tagged | Leave a comment