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Maximizing your SSI/SSDI Benefits

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How to maximize SSI/SSDI benefits

How to maximize SSI/SSDI benefits (with ASL)


Michael Shay is skilled, passionate and experienced in his areas of practice, including Social Security disability, Medicaid and Medicare eligibility, Worker’s Compensation, personal injury, landlord/tenant litigation, employment matters, consumer protection, and wills/estates.

Michael is a Board-Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law and has successfully represented hundreds of disabled individuals – children and adults – in a wide range of Social Security, Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cases. As a former Legal Aid of North Carolina non-profit attorney, he prides himself on continuing to assist disabled, low-income citizens of North Carolina.

He received his undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University in 2001 and his J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law in 2005.

Michael is a member of North Carolina Advocates for Justice – Disability Advocates Section, and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. He is also on the Board of Directors and fundraising committee for Crisis Control Ministry in Winston-Salem.

Webinar description

Do you have concerns about how much you receive from Social Security? Do you have questions about your benefits? Are you wondering if you can receive SSI/SSDI and work at the same time?

DRNC is grateful to Board-Certified Social Security Disability Attorney Mike Shay, who joined us for a special presentation on Social Security benefits Sept. 29,2021. This recorded presentation covers the following topics:

  • Living on SSI/SSDI
  • SSI/SSDI benefits
  • Receiving SSI/SSDI benefits while working jobs on the side
  • Trial work period and its relevance to employment