David Mark Lopez is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and obtained his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1988. He began his practice with the firm of Blanchard, Merriam, Cuterari & Adel, P.A. in 1988 in the areas of Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury. In 1990, David moved his practice to the firm of Sims & DiLorenzo, P.A. and expanded his practice to include Social Security Disability law. He continued to excel and by 1994, David was made managing partner of Sims & Lopez, PA. After serving as managing partner for five years, David decided to open the firm of Lopez & Lopez, P.A. with his brother Andrew in 1999. His success continues today in providing representation to injured claimants.
Through the years, David has enjoyed many achievements including participating as a lecturer on Workers’ Compensation at Bridge-The-Gap Seminars from 1994-1998. He has personally handled over 1000 Workers’ Compensation cases and has tried over 3000 Social Security cases. He has been retained as an Expert Witness in Social Security/Workers’ Compensation matters over 500 times. David also is the proud publisher of the "Idiot’s Guide to Social Security", a basic Social Security guide for Workers’ Compensation Practitioners.
Before Attorney Andrew Lee Lopez decided to enter law school, he proudly served our country as a member of the U.S. Army 174th JAG Corp for seven years. Upon completion of his service and dedication to defending our nation’s freedom, he decided to attend college to become an attorney to further serve the public and help our citizens. Andrew completed law school at the University of Florida and obtained his Juris Doctor Degree in 1996. He has devoted his practice to assisting the injured in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, and Social Security Disability.