Robert Hendrix, is an accomplished trial lawyer that has recovered over $30,000,000.00 in benefits for his clients in over fourteen years of practice. His practice focuses exclusively on representing injured individuals in Georgia workers’ compensation claims. He has tried over one hundred cases in every corner of the State in front of nearly every Administrative Law Judge.
In addition to Mr. Hendix’s trial accomplishments, he is also an experienced appellate advocate. Mr. Hendrix has handled numerous matters through the appellate process, including the Georgia Court of Appeals and Georgia Supreme Court.
Notably, he received a favorable decision in Dekalb County Board of Education v. Singleon, 294 Ga. App. 96; 668 S.E. 2d 767 (2008), which was landmark in that the decision allowed for an injured employee to receive income benefits for a psychic only injury after the physical injury resolved.
Mr. Hendrix takes his obligations to leadership seriously and is active in the legal community at the National, State and local levels. He serves as Chair of the Workplace Injury Section of the American Association for Justice.
Additionally, Mr. Hendrix serves on the Executive Board as Secretary of the Workers’ Compensation Claimant’s Lawyers (WCCL) arm of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Previously, he served on the Amicus Curiae Committee of the Georgia Legal Foundation aimed at addressing appellate issues in workers’ compensation. Finally, he is a Member of the American Bar Association, Workers’ Injury Law Group (WILG), State Bar of Georgia and Columbus Bar Association.
Mr. Hendrix has served as a frequent lecturer on workers’ compensation issues at the National, State and local levels. He has given presentations at nearly every major legal conference involving workers’ compensation law; including: The American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, State Bar of Georgia, The annual ICLE seminar at St. Simon’s Island, GTLA Annual Convention, State Board of Worker’s Compensation Annual Convention, WCCL Annual Seminar. Atlanta Bar Association, Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and Travelers Employer School. He has spoken across the country in San Francisco, New Orleans, Chicago and in Nashville (this coming February).
Mr. Hendrix has lectured on such topics turning around the tough case, affirmative defenses, taking depositions, civil discovery, common mistakes made by employers, independent medical examinations, developing medical evidence, preexisting conditions, psychological injuries, federalization of workers’ compensation and case intake. Moreover, he has authored journal articles for State Bar of Georgia and American Association for Justice.
Mr. Hendrix also lectures on legal issues outside of bar related events. More specifically, he was featured on the radio as an invited speaker on Atlanta Legal Experts. Further, he has been an invited guest lecturer to the legal studies and paralegal programs at Clayton State University and Georgia State University.
Personally, Mr. Hendrix enjoys spending time with his wife (Vicki) and his three children (Sammy, Harrison & Max). This keeps him busy, especially coaching soccer, baseball and basketball when not shuttling the kids to Cub Scouts, Jiu Jitsu and parkour competitions; along with math team, student council, robotics team and piano lessons. When not busy with the kids, he is passionate about following his beloved Georgia Bulldogs and traveling (especially to Las Vegas).
- American Association of Justice (AAJ)
- Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA)
- Workers’ Compensation Claimants Lawyers (WCCL)
- Atlanta Bar Association
- Georgia Legal Foundation (GLF)
- Workers’ Injury Law Group (WILG)
- State Bar of Georgia
- American Bar Association
- American Academy of Trial Lawyers
- Columbus Bar Association
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