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Andrew J. Cates

Andrew J. Cates

Law Offices of Andrew J. Cates, LLC
  • Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation
  • Connecticut
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Summary

Attorney Cates is a former United States Marine. There he served as an M60 operator in the 5th Marine Regiment and managed the substance abuse program for the Regiment. Attorney Cates attended the University Of Connecticut School Of Law. He is a graduate of San Diego State University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies.

Education
University of Connecticut School of Law
J.D. (2008) | Criminal Defense and Tax Law
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Honors: Nina E. Olsen and Janet Spragens LITC Award for representing low income tax payers in the Tax Clinic The Honorable Joseph Blumenfeld Award for outstanding service as an advocate for low income criminal defendants in the Criminal Clinic CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Fundamentals of Advocacy
Activities: President of Connecticut Unemployment Action Center, Criminal Defense Clinic and Tax Clinic.
California State University - San Diego State University
Work Toward Masters in Latin American Studies | Latin American Studies
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California State University - San Diego State University
B.A. (1992) | Latin American Studies
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Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Law Offices of Andrew J. Cates, LLC
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Software Engineer
Software Consultant
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Independent software contractor for various companies in the San Diego area including Gateway, First American Financial, Qualcomm, Hewlett Packard and Intuit.
Substance Abuse Non-Commissioned Officer 5th Marine Regiment
United States Marine Corps
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Ran the substance abuse office for the 5th Marine Regiment Headquarters Company, supervised the battalion substance abuse offices and ran the substance abuse office for the Third Battalion of the Fifth Marine Regiment.
0331 M60 Machine Gun Team Leader in Kilo Co., 3rd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment
United States Marine Corps
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Led a team of four 0331 Machine Gunners in a line company.
Professional Associations
Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
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Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
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Connecticut Bar Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free phone consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent fees are standard and the rates are set by statute in Personal Injury and Worker's Compensation.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I handle criminal cases on a flat fee basis.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
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97 Oak Street, Third Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 666-5573
Telephone: (860) 522-7044