Walt Barefoot’s practice focuses on workers’ compensation defense. Having focused on workers’ compensation defense since 1991, Walt has experience defending carriers and employers in South Carolina, and works with all types of claims. He regularly tries cases before the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission, and has also tried cases before the South Carolina Court of Appeals. Walt works closely with his clients to provide the best and most efficient service possible.

Walt is married with two children, and enjoys traveling with his family.

Practice Groups

  • Workers' Compensation

Upcoming Appearances

  • 10th Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar | McLeod Health & MGC | 02.10.17

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law (JD)
  • Wofford College (BA)

Professional Memberships

  • South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association (Former Board Member)
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • South Carolina Self Insurers’ Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association (Immediate Past Chair - Workers’ Compensation Section Council)

Bar Admissions

  • 1991 South Carolina

Awards

  • Leadership in Law Award recipient by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly (2010)

Community Involvement

  • Boy Scouts of America – Pee Dee Area Council (Past President, Executive Council)
  • Florence County Disabilities Foundation (Former Chairman)