Jane-Robin Wender

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Wender Law, P.A.
6501 Congress Avenue, Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33497
Phone: 561-272-9510
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jane-Robin Wender is the founder and owner of Wender Law in Boca Raton, Florida. A nationally ranked attorney with more than 27 years of legal experience, Ms. Wender provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout Boca Raton and the surrounding areas of South Florida who seek their rightful workers' compensation benefits.

Board-certified in workers'​ compensation by The Florida Bar, Ms. Wender has achieved considerable success helping her clients obtain the finances they need to support themselves and their families when they can no longer work. Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, she is also highly active in various professional legal organizations dedicated to workers' compensation law. Of note, she once served on The Florida Bar Workers'​ Compensation Board Certification Committee as well as chairperson for The Florida Bar Workers'​ Compensation rules and advisory committee.

As such, Ms. Wender has gained a reputation as a leader in this area of law, and she has served as chair of the Palm Beach County Bar Workers'​ Compensation Practice Committee as well as the board of directors of the Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group. She has numerous publications to her credit, and she has conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics related to workers' compensation law.

An award-winning professional, Ms. Wender holds the distinction of being one of only two attorneys in the state listed by the South Florida Legal Guide as a Top Workers'​ Compensation Attorney practicing in South Florida. Among her other notable accolades, she has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers. She has also received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo along with the site's Top Lawyer award.

Ms. Wender began her legal career in 1992 after obtaining her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad Law Center and her license to practice from The Florida Bar. She is an active member of the Florida Bar's Workers' Compensation Law Section and its CLE Committee.

Outside her legal practice, Ms. Wender supports her local community through her involvement with the Treasure Coast 440 Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for children who lost parents as a result of workplace accidents. She has served as president of the organization, and she is active with other civic and charitable organizations in her area.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Jane-Robin Wender

Admitted: 1992

Professional Webpage: http://wenderlawpa.com/attorneys/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund
  • Regularly provides pro bono services in the area of custody and modifications to parents in Palm Beach County who are unable to pay for services

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Chair, Palm Beach County Bar Workers'​ Compensation Practice Committee, 2007-2013
  • Member, Palm Beach County Bar Workers'​ Compensation Practice Committee
  • Board of Directors, Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG)
  • Member, Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG)
  • Chairperson of the Palm Beach County Bar Association Workers' Compensation Committee, 2007 to 2011, Member of the Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Certification Committee Board of Directors, 2008-2011 President of the Treasure Coast Division of the Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund Chair-Elect of the Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Rules and Advisory Committee Co-Chair of the 2016 WILG Annual Convention in Arizona

Honors/Awards

  • Top Lawyer Award, Avvo with a 10.0 rating
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top Workers'​ Compensation Attorney, South Florida Legal Guide, 2016
  • Top Workers'​ Compensation Attorney practicing in South Florida, 2012
  • Florida Super Lawyer, 2012 - 2019
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Guest Speaker at the 2009 OJCC Conference. Former Goodwin Fellowship Scholar, AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubble 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • 2014 Lecture at WILG Annual Conference- The Constitutionality of Florida's Workers Compensation Statute 2015 Case Law Update at FWA Annual Convention 2015 Admissibility of Scientific Evidence under Daubert - Palm Beach County WC Committee Annual Seminar 2010 Lecturer on Workers' Compensation Fraud at the annual Palm Beach County Bench Bar Conference 2009 Guest Lecturer at the 2009 OJCC Orlando Conference 2000-present: Multiple lectures for the Florida Bar and Palm Beach County Bar Associations

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Goodwin Fellowship Scholar in 1988 and 1989

Representative Clients

  • Injured workers throughout South Florida

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science awarded in the field of Legal Studies Certification awarded in the field of Latin American Studies, 1989

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certification in Workers' Compensation 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014

Industry Groups

  • FWA
  • WILG
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Office Location for Jane-Robin Wender

6501 Congress Avenue
Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33497

Phone: 561-272-9510

Last Updated: 3/31/2021

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