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SSA logo: link to Social Security Online home  §410.685 Qualifications of representative.

(a) Attorney. Any attorney in good standing who (1) is admitted to practice before a court of a State, territory, district or insular possession or before the Supreme Court of the United States or an inferior Federal court, (2) has not been disqualified or suspended from acting as a representative in proceedings before the Social Security Administration, and (3) is not, pursuant to any provision of law, otherwise prohibited from acting as a representative, may be appointed as a representative in accordance with §410.684.

(b) Person other than attorney. Any person (other than an attorney described in paragraph (a) of this section) who (1) is of good character, in good repute, and has the necessary qualifications to enable him to render valuable assistance to an individual in connection with his claim, (2) has not been disqualified or suspended from acting as a representative in proceedings before the Social Security Administration, and (3) is not, pursuant to any provision of law, otherwise prohibited from acting as a representative, may be appointed as a representative in accordance with §410.684.

[36 FR 23760, Dec. 14, 1971, as amended at 37 FR 17707, Aug. 30, 1972]

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