Mr. Renda joined Barnes disability in 2021. He has been a licensed attorney since 1991. Mr. Renda’s areas of practice have included Workers’ Compensation, Long Term Disability, ERISA, Social Security Disability, and Personal Injury. His practice has included extensive trial work and he has represented his clients in over 100 jury trials, in addition to numerous bench trials.
As an associate at Barnes Disability, Mr. Renda’s primary focus is Social Security hearings and appeals. He has represented thousands of Social Security applicants at all stages of adjudication before the Social Security Administration. He is experienced in handling all kinds of disability claims including spinal conditions, autoimmune disorders, cardiac and respiratory conditions, and mental illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, anxiety disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. He is also experienced in handling complex cases that involve combinations of many disorders.
- Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Brigham Young University
- Juris Doctor, Seattle University
BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
- Washington State Bar
- Supreme Court of Washington
- Washington Federal District Court
- Federal Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
Mr. Renda has represented over 3,500 clients at hearings before Administrative Law Judges. Mr. Renda is also licensed to practice in Federal Court where he has been involved in hundreds of Social Security, Long Term Disability, and ERISA appeals at the Federal District Court and Federal Court of Appeals levels. He is a member of 1-million-dollar verdict club. His involvement in Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation cases has extended to representing his clients on appeal to both the State Court of Appeals and Supreme Court levels.
Mr. Renda has made frequent presentations for professional continuing education on Social Security disability administrative and federal court issues over the last 30 years.
Mr. Renda has been married for 33 years and he and his wife have four children. His hobbies include golfing, temple work, and watching college football and basketball.