What Are Vocational Experts and What Do They Do In a Disability Hearing?

During a disability hearing, you can expect a Vocational Expert (“VE”) to be present at your hearing. A VE serves as an expert witness in your hearing providing sworn testimony regarding jobs available in the current labor market and the required skills necessary to perform specific jobs. The standard...

The Importance of Being Earnest

Social Security claimants are often advised to be honest before the Court and the Administrative Law Judge – they are, after all, sworn in and giving testimony under oath. However, claimants – especially those that do not seek the counsel of a social security attorney at the Initial and...