Attorney Lisa Welton, a woman with short blonde hair wearing a dark blue suit.Attorney Lisa A. Welton

Lisa’s entire career has been devoted to representing injured and disabled people. In 1995, she founded her own firm as a sole practitioner, and began focusing on disability insurance benefits claims, in which she has been very successful. She take a lot of satisfaction and pride out of helping people to weather one of the most difficult and challenging times of life with dignity and optimism. One of the great advantages of a small firm like Lisa’s is the personal interaction and continuity of service provided. She is grateful to have an extremely capable legal assistant whose help enables her to be personally involved and to bring her expertise to every case from start to finish. No matter your age, education, profession or medical impairment, our firm can help with your disability claim, and will strive to do so with kindness and compassion.

Martindale-Hubbell 35 Year Anniversary honoring Lisa A. Welton


Acquired in 1985 – active and in good standing

Work Experience

Litigation Associate
1985 – 1994

Law Office of Lisa A. Welton
Sole Practitioner – 1994 – present


  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
    JD – Juris Doctor – 1984
  • Michigan State University
    BS – Bachelor of Science – 1980


  • Michigan Association for Justice
    Executive Board – 1991 – Present
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives
    Sustaining Member
  • American Association for Justice
  • State Bar of Michigan
    Social Security Section Council Member – 2011 – 2016
  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan

Recent Publications

Journal of the Michigan Association for Justice, Vol. L, No. 2
“Disability Assessment With Multiple Medical Impairments” – 2018

Speaking Engagements

  • State Bar of Michigan Social Security Section Seminar
    New Guideline on Global Assessment of Functioning in Social Security Disability – 2014
  • MAJ Social Security / Workers Compensation Seminar
    Mental Impairments in Social Security Claims – 2014
  • MAJ Workers Compensation / Social Security Seminar
    Pain Aspects of Social Security Disability Claims – 2012