Robert L. Hendrix, III

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in Columbus, Georgia

Morgan & Morgan
Robert L. Hendrix, III
Morgan & Morgan

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation

Licensed in Georgia since: 2003

Education: Samford University Cumberland School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013
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408 12th Street
Suite 200
Columbus, GA 31901 Visit website


Solely devoted to representing people injured in workplace accidents, Robert L. Hendrix, III, believes in providing clients with constant support. As an attorney at Morgan & Morgan, he handles workers' compensation cases in Atlanta, Georgia, delivering a customized legal strategy in every case.

After receiving a Juris Doctor from the Samford University Cumberland School of Law, Mr. Hendrix committed his efforts to helping clients through complicated cases. Experienced in litigation and appellate practice, Mr. Hendrix has taken more than 100 cases to trial. Throughout his accomplished career, he has secured close to $35 million on behalf of injured workers. In one notable case, he obtained a precedent ruling that permitted people injured at work, and whose physical injuries had healed, to recover income benefits for psychic injuries.

For his accomplishments, Mr. Hendrix has been honored in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40; the National Academy of Jurisprudence has named him to its Premier 100 Trial Attorneys list; and he has been selected for inclusion in Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America.

Mr. Hendrix's commitment to justice extends to the legal community, where he is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group, the State Bar of Georgia and the American Bar Association. He also frequently lectures peers about his practice area.

When he is not working with clients, Mr. Hendrix spends his time with his wife and three children. He also loves supporting The University of Georgia Bulldogs and traveling.  

Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 100% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 2003, Georgia

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Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Dekalb Board of Education v. Singleton, 294 Ga.App. 96; 668 S.E. 2d 767 (2008)
  • American Academy of Trial Lawyers - Premier 100, 2015
  • Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Georgia Super Lawyer, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Top 40 Under 40, American Association of Legal Advocates, 2013
  • Rue Ratings: Best Attorneys of America, 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013, 2014
Educational Background:
  • University of Durham, England (Study Abroad Program International Law)
  • University of Georgia, B.S. Major: Economics, Minor: Speech Communications, 1997
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Columbus Bar Association, 2019
  • American Association of Justice(AAJ), Chair Elect of the Workplace Injury section
  • American Association of Justice (AAJ), Paralegal Education Task force
  • Workers' Compensation Claimants Lawyers (WCCL), President Elect
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Executive Committee of WCCL, 2012
  • Executive Board as Secretary, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA)
  • American Association of Justice (AAJ), Newsletter Editor – Workplace Injury Group
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), Member
  • Workers' Compensation Claimants Lawyers (WCCL), Fee Arbitration Committee
  • Workers' Injury Law Group (WILG), Member
  • American Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Vice Chair of Workplace Injury Group Section, 2013
  • American Association of Justice (AAJ), Convention Planning Committee
  • Workers' Compensation Claimants Lawyers (WCCL), Committee Chair, Leadership Development Committee
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Board Member, Large- Workers' Compensation Section
  • American Bar Association, Member
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Update workers' compensation community on recent case law decisions.  , Speaker, Case Law Update, State Board of Workers' Compensation, 2022
  • Addressing issues with panels of physicians in workers' compensation claims.  , Speaker, Panel Issues in Workers' Compensation Case, State Board of Workers' Compensation, 2022
  • Speaker, Turning the Case Around, State Board Of Workers' Compensation, 2011
  • Speaker, Dealing With The Prostitutional IME, WCCL, 2012
  • Speaker, IME Issues, ICLE Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar At St. Simon's Island, 2012
  • Lecturer, American Bar Association Conference, 2016
  • Speaker, AAJ National Convention in San Francisco, 2013
  • Speaker, Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Broadcast
  • Guest Lecturer, Legal Studies and Paralegal Programs, Clayton State University
  • Guest Lecturer, Legal Studies and Paralegal Programs, Georgia State University
  • Frequent Lecturer, GTLA Annual Convention
  • Frequent Lecturer, State Bar of Georgia
  • Frequent Lecturer, State Board of Workers’ Compensation Annual Seminar
  • Frequent Lecturer, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Frequent Lecturer, Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
  • Frequent Lecturer, Travelers Employer School

Office location for Robert L. Hendrix, III

408 12th Street
Suite 200
Columbus, GA 31901

Phone: 706-478-1949


8 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013

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