Clifford M. Farrell

  • Partner


Columbus, OH





Areas Of Practice

  • Social Security -- Disability
  • Veterans Disability – Service connected and Non-Service connected

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1982
  • Pennsylvania, 1983
  • Virginia, 2019
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2012


  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1978

Classes / Seminars

  • Adjunct Faculty, Columbus State Community College, 1992 to 1996
  • Speaker, Social Security Interaction with ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation, Ohio CLE Institute
  • 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 to 2005
  • Speaker, Current Issues Affecting Social Security Disability, OSBA, 2006
  • Speaker, Ethics for the Social Security Practitioner, NOSSCR, 2006
  • Speaker, Maximizing Benefits for clients who receive Social Security and Workers' Compensation, NOSSCR, 2006
  • Speaker, Social Security and Workers' Compensation Offset Issues, Columbus Bar Association, 2001
  • Speaker, Social Security and Workers' Compensation Offset Issues, Columbus Bar Association, 2006
  • Speaker, Attacking the Social Security Consultative Examination, OSBA, 2007
  • Speaker, Handling a Social Security Disability Case, National Business Institute (NBI) February 2012
  • Speaker, 6th Circuit Update & Seminar, State Bar of Michigan, Social Security Section June 2012
  • Speaker, Federal Court Appeals, Step By Step, NOSSCR, Spring 2012
  • Speaker, Sixth Circuit Case Law Update, NOSSCR, Spring 2012
  • Speaker, Legal Aid Society of Columbus Veteran's Benefits - Fall 2012

Past Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, 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- Present, Board of Directors 2010-Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • NBTA Board Certification Advisory Committee, Social Security Section, 2009 to Present