Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • San Francisco County Bar Association
  • Diablo Valley Industrial Claims Association

Admissions

  • State Bar of California – 2011

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D. – 2009
  • UCSB, B.A. Law & Society, B.A. Communications, Minor History, Cum Laude – 2006

Honors

State of California Bar Association’s Wiley M. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services

Andrea J. Smith

Senior Associate Attorney

Experience

Mrs. Smith joined D’Andre Law as an associate in May 2011, focusing her practice on defending self-insured employers, public entities, insurance carriers and their adjusting agencies in all aspects of workers’ compensation law. Mrs. Smith is experienced in the complete management of workers’ compensation claims resolution including subrogation and contribution issues.

During law school, Mrs. Smith received her Mediation Certification, was a member of the Moot Court Associate Board and acted as her school’s Student Bar Association Vice President. She was a certified legal intern for the Insurance Fraud Division of the District Attorney where she prosecuted workers’ compensation fraud actions.

Mrs. Smith is a Bay Area native. She works out of the Oakland office and handles appearances throughout Northern California. She manages all aspects of her cases and participates in the firm’s successful walk-through program.

Professional Activities:

San Francisco Industrial Claims Association

  • Golf Coordinator

Diablo Valley Industrial Claims Association

  • Board Member