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Disability Claims Help-Cliff Farrell, Esquire

Board Certified Social Security  Disability Attorney
Veterans Disability Attorney



Cliff Farrell, EsquireIt is an honor to have Cliff Farrell, Esquire as part of our Disability Claims Help team:

Clifford M. Farrell focuses his practice in the areas of Social Security and Veterans disability.  He is committed

to using his experience and knowledge in these areas to attain positive results for his clients. Additionally, he is dedicated to treating each and every client with respect and professionalism.  With more than 30 years of legal experience, Cliff has not only helped hundreds of clients, he has helped other attorneys understand these areas of law better. He has taught and lectured on subjects ranging from the basics of Social Security and VA disability benefits to current issues affecting Social Security and ways to maximize the benefits of both programs.

He is currently the only Board Certified Social Security Disability attorney in Ohio.

• Board Certified – Social Security Disability Advocacy by National Board of Trial Advocacy (2006), recertified 2011
• “AV” rating – Martindale-Hubbell, 1997 – present
Bar/Court Admissions
• Ohio, 1982
• Pennsylvania, 1983
• U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1983
• U.S. District Court Western District of Pa., 1983
• U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1983
• U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1984
• U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1984
• U.S. Supreme Court, 2002
• U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, 2008
• U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2012

Classes/Seminars Taught
• Adjunct Faculty, Columbus State Community College, 1992 – 1996
• Speaker, Social Security Interaction with ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation, Ohio CLE Institute (2001)
• Speaker, Handling a Social Security Disability Case in Ohio, National Business Institute (NBI)
• Speaker, Social Security Fundamentals, Ohio CLE Institute
• Speaker, NBI How to Prepare for and Succeed at the Social Security Disability
Hearing in Ohio (2005)
• Speaker, OSBA Current Issues Affecting Social Security Disability (2006)
• Speaker, NOSSCR – Spring 2006 Ethics for the Social Security Practitioner
• Speaker, NOSSCR – Fall 2006 Maximizing Benefits for clients who receive Social Security and Workers’ Compensation
• Speaker, Columbus Bar Association Social Security and Workers’ Compensation
Offset Issues (2001, 2006)
• Speaker, OSBA Attacking the Social Security Consultative Examination (July 2007)
• Speaker, Handling a Social Security Disability Case, NBI, 2012
• Speaker, Veterans’ Benefits, Legal Aid Society of Columbus, 2012
• Speaker, Handling a Social Security Disability Case, NBI, 2013
• “Overview of the Social Security Disability Process” (May 2014), Speaker, Ohio Rehabilitation Association, 2014
• “Handling A Social Security Court Appeal” (November 2014), Speaker, Ohio Association For Justice (OAJ), 2014
• “Social Security Disability” (September 2014), Presenter, NOVA, 2014
• Speaker, Effective Hearing Tactics, Ohio State Bar Association (July 2015), 2015
• Speaker, “Veterans Benefits,” Ohio State Bar Association, 2016
• Speaker, “New Evidence Regulations,” Michigan Bar Association, Social Security Section, 2015
• Speaker, “Social Security Case Law Update, ” Michigan Bar Association, Social Security Section, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships
• Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers – Member
Social Security Section – Chair, 2000-2002
• Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association – Member
• Ohio State Bar Association – Member
• American Bar Association – Member
• Columbus Bar Association – Member
• National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR)
Member – 1984-to present
Elected to (NOSSCR)  Board of Directors – 2010 – to present
• American Association for Justice – Member

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