Henry Wansker

Henry B. Wansker is a graduate of theUniversity ofNorth Carolina atChapel Hill and of Wake Forest University School of Law. He is admitted to practice inNorth Carolina,South Carolina andUtah and before all State and Federal Courts in those jurisdictions. He is a member of the Fourth and Tenth Circuit Bars as well as the Bar of the United States Supreme Court.

 Judge Wansker is a former Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors of the Utah Trial Lawyers Association (Treasurer), a past Chair of the Social Security Disability Law Section of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, a former Member of the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers as well as one of its Political Action Committee Trustees and a former Chair of itsDisability Advocacy Section. He is also a former Member of the Board of Directors of the National Workers' Compensation Plaintiffs' Lawyers' Organization, the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group.  He has been listed among the membership of the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1992. He was named one ofUtah’s Legal Elite in the field of Health Law.

 Formerly a partner in and later Of Counsel to the Laurinburg, North Carolina firm of Moser, Garner, Bruner and Wansker, P.A. and formerly in private practice in Salt Lake City, Utah, with the firm of Deseret Disability Law, Judge Wansker served with the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Columbus, Ohio from his appointment to the Administrative Judiciary in May 2008, until his retirement in December 2015. As a lawyer and a judge, he regularly addressed as well as chaired continuing legal and judicial education conferences for twenty-five years. He is currently serves as Adjunct Faculty in Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University.

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The First Year Seminar is part of the General Education Program located in Anne Belk Hall, Room 250.

Phone: 828-262-2028

Our mailing address:
First Year Seminar
ASU Box 32065
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

Director of First Year Seminar:
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