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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 100%
    24 years

Attorney endorsements

4 total 

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  • Salvatore Joseph Sicuso

    I have known Jane-Robin since I started practicing over 20 years ago. I used to oppose her in many cases when I represented strictly insurance companies and industry. Back then I knew I would have to be on my "A" game, at all times. She is bright, knowledgeable, and an excellent litigator. That said, she knew when to settle a file and a fair number. I am sure that she served her clients well over all of these year. Now, we stand side by side to help the injured and the wronged. I happily endorse this lawyer, as she has all that you would expect from a great advocate. Knowledge, skill, ethics and expertise.


    Salvatore Sicuso Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Kenneth Brian Schwartz

    I have known Jane-Robin for many years and have worked on cases both with and against her. She is a knowledgeable and insightful attorney, and she has a genuine commitment to her clients.


    Kenneth Schwartz Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Wender Hedler Hessen, P.A.

2001 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd.
Suite. 204
West Palm Beach, FL, 33409


FLMember in Good Standing199201/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2014
Family Friendly Firm AwardPBC FAWL2013
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2013
Bar Register of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2013
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2012
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Board Certified - Workers' CompensationFlorida Bar2009
Runner up-Professionalism AwardPalm Beach County Bar Association2006
Board Certified in Workers' Compensation LawFlorida Bar2004
Board Certifed Workers' Compensation LawFlorida Bar1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWender Hedler Hessen, P.A.2011 - Present
Managing PartnerJane-Robin Wender, P.A.1999 - 2011
PartnerWilliams & Wender, P.A.1995 - 1999
AssociateLaurence F. Leavy, P.A.1992 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Palm Beach County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Law PracticePast Chair2013 - 2014
Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy GroupMember2012 - Present
Palm Beach County Workers' Compensation Practice CommitteeCo-Chairperson2010 - 2013
Palm Beach County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Law PracticeChairperson2007 - 2010
Workers' Compensation Section of the Florida BarMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1996 - 2006
Palm Beach County Workers' Compensation Practice CommitteeMember1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Juantia Ankeny v. Palm Beach County School Board1st DCA reversed the JCC's findings and awarded lost wages to injured worker
Scott Harrison v. Fred Steven Tree CompanyAll benefits awarded to injured worker
Rene Stone Work v. Nelson GonzalezThe appellate court upheld the award finding that an injured workers must merely report his wages, not comply with proper method of filing taxes.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Workers Compensation Section of the Florida BarTwo Attorneys Making a Difference2013
Palm Beach County Bar BulletinRe-Examining the EMA2012
Palm Beach PostHighly Rated Attorney2012
Boca NewsBoca Attorney Named Super Lawyer2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
1st Annual PBC Workers' Compenstion ConferenceDiscovery2013
PBC Bar Association Bench/Bar ConferenceWorkers' Compensation Fraud2011
Current issues in Workers' CompensationAttorneys Fees2006