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

Robertson H. Wendt, Jr.

Licensed for 35 years

Practice Area: Social Security, Disability Benefits

Awards
BV Distinguished
Senior Attorney at firm The Law Offices ofRobertson Wendt
Contact
843-642-8729

Robertson H. Wendt, Jr.

843-642-8729

Serving North Charleston, SC view address

Partner at firm The Law Offices ofRobertson Wendt

Serving North Charleston, SC view address

Awards BV Distinguished

About Robertson H. Wendt, Jr.

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...

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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.

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Client Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 2 reviews
  • 100% client recommended 2 recommendations
  • Communication

    4.5/5.0
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    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • 4.8/5.0 by a Private Individual on 03/11/12

    Mr. Wendt has been very informative throughout my disability process. Read more

    Mr. Wendt has been very informative throughout my disability process.

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      4.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 10/10/10

    Service was personable and direct to the point and as a result I was awarded my claim straight away with no more hassle than filling out the paperwork. Read more

    Service was personable and direct to the point and as a result I was awarded my claim straight away with no more hassle than filling out the paperwork.

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      5.0/5.0
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 3 reviews
  • BV Distinguished
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.5/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.5/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/18/11 in Social Security Disability

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/23/09 in Personal Injury

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 11/21/09 in Social Security

    Rob limits his practice to Social Security. He is nationally-known in the field Read more

    Rob limits his practice to Social Security. He is nationally-known in the field

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      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).

      Areas of Law

      • Social Security
      • Disability Benefits