Elliott Andalman, as chair of the Disability Benefits Section of the Maryland Association for Justice, moderated a half-day seminar on Jan. 30, 2015 titled “Getting an Edge: Improving Your Clients’ Chances of Winning Disability Benefit Claims”. The seminar, which Elliott organized with the help of his executive committee, included an Administrative Law Judge, the Hon. Thomas M. Ray, as well as speakers on “How to Win Federal Court SSD Appeals” and “Proving Disability with Non-Exertional Impairments”. In addition, Ethel Zelenske, Director of Governmental Affairs at NOSSCR, provided an update on Administration and Congressional activities and initiatives. Finally, there was a speaker on “The Evolving Law on ERISA Long Term Disability Appeals”.