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About Me

My practice is devoted to representing claimants seeking disability benefits, whether through the Social Security Administration, or long-term disability insurance through work or direct purchase. I represent claimants at all levels of appeal, in SSA and State and Federal Courts. With 30 years of practice, I have successfully represented thousands of claimants. Proceedings before the Social Security Administration are confidential.


Practice Areas


  1. Social Security: 80%
    20 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Insurance: 20%
    8 years, 25 cases



Contingent (25-33%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Margaret A. O'Donnell

    Lisa always has the answer and knows what she's doing.


    Margaret O'Donnell Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Lisa Welton is a recognized expert in the field of Social Security benefits. For over 20 years, I have been referring clients to her for assistance with issues in this area. She is very adept at working with persons in difficult circumstances. She is honest and responsive. I endorse he without reservation.


    John Zick
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Lisa A. Welton

29566 Northwestern Hwy Ste 120
Po Box 186
Southfield, MI, 48034-1043


MIActive And In Good Standing198509/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Sole PractitionerLaw Office of Lisa A. Welton1994 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar Association, E Dist of MichiganFederal Disability Benefits Committee2014 - Present
Michigan Association for JusticeExecutive Board; Chairperson-Social Security Committee1991 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesSustaining MemberN/A
State Bar of MichiganSocial Security Section Committee MemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Michigan State UniversityPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1980
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
State Bar of Michigan Social Security Section SeminarNew Guideline on Global Assessment of Functioning in Social Security Disability2014
MAJ Social Security / Workers Compensation SeminarMental Impairments in Social Security Claims2014
MAJ Workers Compensation / Social Security SeminarPain Aspects of Social Security Disability Claims2012