Pierce, Wendy Atkins

Wendy A. Pierce

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Practice Areas:

  • Social Security Disability 60%
  • Elder Law 40%

Education

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • M.S.W. - 1983
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • B.S. - 1981

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

Classes & Seminars

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

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program, 2008 to 2008

Professional Associations

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

Current Employment Position

  • Sole Practitioner

Past Positions

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