D. Lance Tillinghast

561 Central Avenue,
Dover, NH 03820-3480
603 742-5222
800 363-7186
603 742-7212

National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives

National Board of Trial Advocacy

Lance’s extensive Social Security experience has helped thousands of individuals obtain Social Security benefits in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont. He is the only lawyer in New England to hold a National Board of Legal Specialty Certification in Social Security Disability. This accomplishment distinguishes our firm greatly in Social Security Disability practice.

Through Lance’s belief that all individuals are entitled to fair treatment under the law, and his vast workers’ compensation and personal injury experience, he has demonstrated a strong commitment as a tireless advocate of disabled and injured people. This has earned him the highest rating from the leading independent lawyer rating entity, Martindale-Hubbell, the AV® Preeminent Rating.

Profile

PRACTICE AREAS

Serving the Following Practice Areas in NH, ME, MA, VT

  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability
  • Workers’ Compensation

EDUCATION

  • Franklin Pierce Law Center, J.D., 1989
  • University of New Hampshire, magna cum laude, B.A., 1980
    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Thompson School of Applied Science, A.A.S., 1977

BAR ADMISSION

  • New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and Massachusetts.
  • Federal District Court of New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

AFFILIATIONS

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • 1st Circuit Representative to the Board of Directors of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)
  • Board Certified Social Security Disability Lawyer by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives
  • AV® Preeminent Rating(the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent lawyer rating entity)