Andrew J. Garcia is a life-long member of the SouthCoast community and co-founder of Phillips Garcia Law. He has devoted his legal career to helping accident victims and their families get the economic justice they deserve following a serious personal injury. Mr. Garcia began practicing law shortly after graduating with honors from Boston’s Suffolk University Law School in 1991. Before law school, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in 1988 while studying locally at the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth. Mr. Garcia is licensed in Massachusetts. In addition to practicing law in the trial and probate courts of both states, Mr. Garcia is also admitted to the bars of the United States District Court in Massachusetts and Connecticut; and in 2002 was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Garcia’s legal expertise and devotion to victim advocacy has led him to practice in U.S. District Courts in Florida, Illinois, Missouri, California, Michigan, Connecticut and Rhode Island. In his career as a wrongful foreclosure lockout attorney he has appeared on NBC’s Today Show and the Fox network’s Fox & Friend’s early morning program, and been quoted in an article in the AARP magazine. In order to help guide future advocates for victims’ rights, Mr. Garcia lectures annually to law students preparing for the Rhode Island bar exam in the area of Rhode Island Civil Procedure. Andrew is also an adjunct professor at Suffolk University Law School where he teaches The Business of Practice to help prepare young lawyers to run their own law offices in the future.
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