David L. Horne - Attorney

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.

Practice Areas

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.

Bar Admissions

Virginia State Bar, 1975

U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Virginia

Virginia Supreme Court

Court of Appeals of Virginia

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


University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia,

Juris Doctorate Degree, 1975

 University of Richmond Law Review, Editorial Staff, 1973 - 1975

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1972 - Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and Foreign Affairs

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


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