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Social Security Disability in Healthcare Planning
October 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Social Security Disability Insurance Basics
Join NABIP-St. Louis Chapter for an in-person or virtual seminar on Thursday, October 12, at The Lodge of Des Peres, St. Louis.
Learn more about disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration with keynote speaker Tom Lemley of Bridgepoint Law Firm.
This course will cover:
- Social Security Disability Insurance Basics
- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) vs. Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- The Sequential Evaluation Process
- Stages of the Process &Appealing Denials
- Social Security Disability and Other Programs
- SSDI and Private Disability Insurance (Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability)
- SSDI and Workers Compensation
- SSDI and Government Pensions
- SSDI and Private Health Insurance
About the Speaker
Tom Lemley, principal attorney and owner, Bridgepoint Law Firm. Tom was born and raised in St. Louis and earned his undergraduate (1982) and law degrees (1988) at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
After law school, Tom served as a Law Clerk to a Federal District Judge before accepting a litigation position as an Assistant Missouri Attorney General. He then joined a law firm in Clayton as an associate and later became a partner.
In 1995, Tom and his wife Nikki joined the Peace Corps, serving as volunteers in Ukraine. After the Peace Corps, Tom managed projects for the Alliance to Save Energy, the International Rescue Committee and other US-based non-profits in Eastern Europe and Western Asia.
Tom later rejoined his former partners in Clayton, until 2012, when he started Bridgepoint Law Firm, where he focuses on helping clients win their claims for Social Security Disability.
Tom is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives(NOSSCR). He is admitted to practice before the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
A St. Louis native, Tom lives in Webster Groves with Nikki and their two children. Favorite activities are fishing and camping in the Ozarks with friends and family. Tom proudly serves on the board of directors of Missouri River Relief.