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Andrea Gale Farmer

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About Me

Andrea G. Farmer was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, but has resided in Rutherford County since 1996. After attending Isothermal Community College for two years, Andrea transferred her studies to Wofford College, where she received a B.S. in Business Economics and a B.A. in Government in 2000. In 2001, she began attending law school at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where she received her Juris Doctor in 2004. She was then admitted to practice in the state of North Carolina that same year and in the state of South Carolina in 2005.

Andrea has practiced law in Rutherford County since August of 2004. Her practice focuses primarily on Social Security disability.  In 2013, she became a Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law by the North Carolina State Bar.  She truly enjoys helping the disabled obtain benefits and bringing hope to their lives.  Additional practice areas include estate administration and special proceedings. She is married to Joshua B. Farmer and has one son, Thomas Bradley Farmer.


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Practice Areas


  1. Social Security: 85%
    11 years
  2. Probate: 15%
    11 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jeffrey Miles Cooper

    I have had the opportunity to discuss social security and disability issues with Andrea Farmer and can say she is extremely well versed. Andrea is compassionate and very diligent. I recommend her without reservation.


    Jeffrey Cooper Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I wholeheartedly, without reservation, endorse this lawyer. She is extremely smart and a tireless worker. She truly cares for the needs of her clients and will not stop fighting until they are made whole.


    Frank Webster
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Tomblin, Farmer, and Morris - We have other offices - See below

187 North Washington Street
Post Office Box 632
Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Tomblin, Farmer & Morris - Spartanburg Office

220 North Church Street
Suite 2
Spartanburg, SC, 29306

Tomblin, Farmer & Morris - Shelby Office

505 South Lafayette Street, Suite B
Shelby, NC, 28150

Tomblin, Farmer & Morris, PLLC - Morganton Office

204 E McDowell Street
Morganton, NC, 28655



SCGood Standing200503/07/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified Specialist - Social Securty Disability LawNorth Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerTomblin, Farmer & Morris, PLLC2004 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Organization of Social Security ClaimantsMember2009 - Present
South Carolina BarMember2005 - Present
US District Court - District of South CarolinaAdmitted to Practice2005 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2005 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Law SectionMember2004 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Disability Advocacy SectionMember2004 - Present
US District Court - Western District of North CarolinaAdmitted to Practice2004 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember2004 - Present
29-A Judicial District Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Rutherford County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionMember2004 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law SectionMember2004 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Art King, et alia vs. Palmeira Bradford, et aliaClients won after grant of directed verdict motion
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Wofford CollegeBusiness EconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Wofford CollegeGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Isothermal Community CollegeTransfer StudiesN/AN/A