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Megan Frances Ditolla

Megan Frances Ditolla

Practice areas:

Social Security, Appeals, Insurance

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About Me

Megan F. DiTolla is an attorney licensed to practice law in California. She has performed over a 1,500 Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income hearings across the Western United States. She is admitted to practice law in all district courts of California, as well as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Originally from Amesbury, Massachusetts, Megan received her undergraduate degree in Journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She graduated from California Western School of Law in 2004 and has been practicing Social Security law ever since. Having worked at the nation’s largest Social Security Disability law firm for four years, Megan gained valuable insight as to how the Social Security Administration works.

As the founder of West Coast Disability Legal Center, Megan’s goal is to combine the skills she honed in a big firm atmosphere with her desire to provide the best in customer service, to make her client’s experience a unique, informative, and successful endeavor. When Megan is not working, she and her husband, Chad, spend the majority of their free time training for marathons, triathlons, and other endurance athletic adventures. She also loves traveling, homemade Italian food and hiking with her dog, Dexter.  






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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Social Security: 34%
  2. Insurance: 33%
  3. Appeals: 33%



Contingent (25%)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Cari Michele Schwartz

    Megan is compassionate, professional and very knowledgeable about Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. I would recommend her services to anyone needing help getting their SSDI/SSI benefits...she is the best there is!


    Cari Schwartz Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Keith Steven Ciceron

    If there is a question involving social security, you can't do any better than Megan!


    Keith Ciceron Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

West Coast Disability Legal Center

4401 Atlantic Avenue
Suite 200
Long Beach, CA, 90807



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerWest Coast Disability Legal Center2014 - Present
Partner and co-ownerWest Coast Disability Law Group LLP2008 - 2014
AttorneyBinder & Binder2004 - 2008

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Southern District Court of CaliforniaMember2008 - Present
Eastern District Court of CaliforniaMember2008 - Present
Northern District Court of CaliforniaMember2008 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present
Ninth Circuit Court of AppealsMember2004 - Present
Central District Court of CaliforniaMemberN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
The Eighty NewsFive Steps For Determining Social Security Eligibilty2014
American Parkinson Disease Association National Young Onset CenterDisability Not Diagnosis2009

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of Colorado - BoulderJournalism and Mass CommunicationBS - Bachelor of Science1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
MS Society Support GroupNavigating the Social Security Disability Claims Process for Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis2015
CCFA Support GroupNavigating the Social Security Disability Claims Process for Individuals with Irritable Bowel Disease2013
Pathways to Wellness 2010 ConferenceDocumenting Disability: Navigating the Social Security Disability Claims Process2010
Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and DiversityDocumenting Disability: Navigating the Social Security Disability Claims Process2010