Andrea Swinhart

Paralegal*

andrea.swinhart@bbklaw.com

Tel: (951) 826-8463

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At a Glance

Andrea assists BB&K’s attorneys with public education matters.

She provides litigation paralegal support to attorneys who advise and represent school districts and other education clients.


Andrea has been a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants since 1995.

Andrea B. Swinhart is a paralegal in the Education Law practice group at Best Best & Krieger LLP. She assists BB&K’s attorneys with public education matters — primarily in special education. Andrea provides litigation paralegal support to attorneys who advise and represent school districts and other education clients on a variety of needs and requirements. This includes student disciplinary matters, civil rights and special education concerns arising under California and federal laws, including the Individuals with Disabilities Act.
 
She has approximately 20 years of experience in various areas of the law, including civil litigation, person injury, contract disputes, immigration and collections. Andrea previously worked in-house for a $2 billion transportation and logistics company and about 8 years in toxic and mass tort claims with a private firm. Andrea has worked on litigation teams that have achieved successful outcomes for clients in both state and federal courts.
 
She completed the Coastline Community College, ABA-approved Paralegal program, received her CLA designation and has been a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants since 1995.
 
Andrea is an advocate for rescue animals and is also actively involved in the National Brain Tumor Society, which raises awareness for the research and treatment of brain tumors.
 
Education

  • Coastline Community College, A.A., Paralegal Program


*Paralegals are not  licensed attorneys. Under California law, paralegals are not authorized to provide legal advice.

 

 

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