David L. Horne

David L. Horne: Attorney with Disability Law Center of David L. Horne, PLLC
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David L. Horne is the President of the Disability Law Center of David L. Horne, PLLC. For more than 35 years he has represented disabled and injured people making initial claims for benefits and in appeals after benefits are denied. He has represented clients in State and Federal Court and in many types of administrative proceedings and hearings.

Experience with Medical and Legal Issues

Since 1975 Mr. Horne has focused his practice in claims involving the medical issues relating to injury and disability. With his experience in medical issues, he is able to work closely with clients’ physicians in proving their claims.

Maximize Overlapping Benefits from All Claims

He will maximize benefits and compensation from all overlapping sources. His experience in personal injury and workers’ compensation law enables him to sort through the complex relationship between claims for injury and disability programs and plans.

Other Affiliations

National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives (NOSSCR). Sustaining Member

Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 1975 - Present

Virginia State Bar, 1975 - Present

Virginia Beach Bar Association, 1975 - Present

Past Positions

Partner/Shareholder & Leader of the Disability Law Group of Pender & Coward, P.C, 1982 – 2013

Smith, Dickerson & Horne, Partner, 1979 - 1981

Guy, Cromwell, Betz, Smith & Dickerson, Partner, 1975 - 1979

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Workers Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Creditors Rights
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Virginia Retirement System (VRS) Disability
  • Long Term Disability (LTD) Policies and Plans including ERISA Plans
  • Motor Vehicle Accident - Personal Injury (PI)

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
757-419-2747  Phone
(757) 238-5122  Phone
(757) 490 6271  Phone
757-963-5007  Fax
University Attended:
University of Virginia, B.A., Government and Foreign Affairs, 1972
Law School Attended:
T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, J.D., University of Richmond Law Review, Editorial Staff, 1973 - 1975, 1975
Year of First Admission:
1975, Virginia; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia

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