Robertson H. Wendt, Jr.

Robertson H. Wendt, Jr. (North Charleston, South Carolina)

Robertson H. Wendt, Jr.

Attorney in North Charleston, SC

Rob Wendt is one of only two board certified Social Security Disability specialists in the state of South Carolina, and one of just 59 in the U.S. certified by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification. In his 30 years of practicing law, he has successfully handled thousands of Social Security Disability claims.

Rob earned his bachelor's degree from Washington and Lee University and went on to earn his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

While he now focuses on Social Security and other disability benefit claims, earlier in his career Rob practiced public interest law involving mental health and the environment. In the 1980s, he was lead counsel in Fair Housing Act litigation for Palmetto Pathway Homes, Inc., which provided residential housing for the mentally ill, resulting in a landmark Supreme Court decision.

Rob's colleagues have elected him numerous times as chair of the Social Security Section of the South Carolina Association for Justice (formerly the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association). He served in the position from 1997 to 2000 and from 2003 to 2007. He is a founding member of the Social Security Disability Law Section for the American Association for Justice where he acted as section chair from 2000 to 2001.

Rob is currently a member of the South Carolina Bar, the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the Charleston County Bar Association. Additionally, he is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR), the American Association for Justice and the South Carolina Association for Justice.

843-723-6555 843-723-6555

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Social Security
  • Disability Benefits
Ratings

Overall Client Rating

in Social Security
 
4.9 out of 5.0
Communication Ability
4.5
Responsiveness
5.0
Quality of Service
5.0
Value for Money
5.0
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  • Recommended by 2 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 03/11/12
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4.4 out of 5.0
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Senior Attorney
Admission Details
Admitted in 1981, South Carolina
1982, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Law School Attended
University of South Carolina
Class of 1981
J.D.
University Attended
Washington & Lee University
Class of 1978
B.A.
Associations & Memberships
Charleston County, American and Federal (Board Member, South Carolina Chapter, 2003-2005) Bar Associations; South Carolina Bar (Member, Environmental and Natural Resources Section Governing Council, 1995-1997); Southern Environmental Enforcement Network (Member, Executive Committee, 1990-1994); National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (Sustaining Member); South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association (Chair, Social Security Section, 1997-2000 and 2003-2007; Board of Governors, 1999-2002); Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Chair, Social Security Disability Law Section, 2000-2001).

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Robertson H. Wendt, Jr.
3875 Faber Place Drive, Suite 204,
North Charleston, SC 29405
U.S.A.
Phone
843-723-6555
Fax
843-577-0434
Office Information
Office Information
Robertson H. Wendt, Jr.
Senior Attorney
Robertson H. Wendt, Jr.
3875 Faber Place Drive, Suite 204,
North Charleston, SC 29405

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Robertson H. Wendt, Jr. (North Charleston, South Carolina)