Year started practice: 1981
Years of experience: 33
Law School: Woodrow Wilson School of Law, JD 1981
Undergraduate: Dekalb College
C. Walter Pendergrass, III was born in Durham, North Carolina. He attended Woodrow Wilson School of Law, where he graduated in 1981. After being admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1981, Mr. Pendergrass was employed as an attorney for an Atlanta real estate corporation until 1986 when he went into private practice. Prior to becoming a manager with Smith, Welch, Webb & White, LLC, Walt worked for the firm of Smith, Welch & Brittain, LLP from 1999 until May 2011, and became a partner of Smith, Welch & Brittain, LLP in 2004. He is a member of the Real Property section of the State Bar of Georgia.
Mr. Pendergrass married Phyllis White of Henry County in 1986, and they have one son, Michael Walter Pendergrass. They are residents of Henry County and are active members of Pinecrest Baptist Church of McDonough. Mr. Pendergrass, along with his wife, started Children's Church Ministry at The First Baptist Church of Ellenwood and served as the directors of the Ministry for seven years. He has also served as a Sunday School teacher for 17 years.
Mr. Pendergrass specializes in the following areas of law:
- Real Estate: Residential and Commercial