- Learn how to collect the proper data to give an informed referral
- Learn how to distinguish among types of claims
- Become familiar with the Five-Step Disability Determination Process
Just as medical specialists should know at least the basics of other areas of medicine, so should lawyers know the basics of other areas of law. You may be a tax lawyer, but chances are you will get questions from clients or friends regarding everything from divorce to drunk driving laws. You may not want to give legal advice in these other practice areas, but you probably don’t want to appear totally ignorant of them.