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Wendy Atkins Pierce

Wendy Atkins Pierce

Sole Practitioner
Fairhope, Alabama

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Social Security Disability
  • 40% Elder Law

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1990


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. cum laude
    • Law Review: Cumberland School of Law Review, Associate Editor, 1988 - 1990
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • M.S.W. cum laude - 1983
    • Major: Social Work
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • B.S. - 1981
    • Major: Social Work


  • Social Security Issues Affecting the Elderly & The Disabled Adult, The University of Alabama School of Law - Tuscaloosa, 1999
  • Alabama Elder Law, National Business Institute, 2004
  • Getting Maximum Benefits for Your Social Security Disability Clients in Alabama, National Business Institute, 2005
  • Elder Care in Alabama: Legal and Financial Issues, National Business Institute, 2005
  • Handling a Social Security Disability Case, National Business Institute, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Sustaining Member, 1999
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, 1999

Past Employment Positions

  • Social Security Administration, Attorney, 1994 - 1999
  • Helmsing Lyons Sims & Leach, Attorney, 1991 - 1994
  • Hon. Daniel H. Thomas, U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, Southern Division, Federal Clerk, 1990 - 1991

Pro Bono Activities

  • Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program, 2008

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140 S. Section Street
Fairhope, AL 36532
Phone: 251-517-4354
Toll Free: 877-281-4488
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