Andrew W. Lockard

Andrew W. Lockard

Associate

Practice Areas: Injury Law, Labor & Employment Law, Workers’ Compensation

Phone: 619-239-7200

Fax1: 619-239-6048 (Lit)

Fax2: 619-239-6314
(Workers’ Compensation)

Email: alockard@ssvwlaw.com

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Education

San Diego State University (BA, 2010);
University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 2014)

Admitted To Bar

2015, California

Andrew received his J.D. degree from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2014, earning special recognition for providing pro bono legal services.  He began working with employment and labor law during his first year of law school while clerking at the Employee Rights Center, a non-profit organization providing representation for low-income San Diegans with wage, hour and unemployment benefits issues.  Andrew also assisted local hotel and hospitality workers with wage claims against a national hotel chain in coordination with Unite Here! Local 30, and worked as a research assistant with Professor Orly Lobel, a leading scholar in the fields of employment, innovation, and economic analysis of the law.  He was a founding member and served on the executive board of the Employment and Labor Law Society, the Chief Comments Editor of the San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law, the Senior Executive Editor of the law school newspaper Motions, and on the Honor Court.

Andrew also volunteers his time to provide free legal assistance to Las Valientes, a non-profit in Oceanside, California, assisting families suffering from domestic violence.

Andrew clerked with Smith, Steiner, Vanderpool & Wax for two years prior to joining the firm as an Associate Attorney in 2015, primarily supporting the employment, labor and workers’ compensation practice areas.  Andrew is a member of California Employment Lawyers Association, the California Applicants’ Attorneys Association, as well as a member of the San Diego County Bar Associations’ Labor and Employment and Workers’ Compensation sections.  Andrew also volunteers his time to provide free legal assistance to Las Valientes, a non-profit in Oceanside, California, assisting families suffering from domestic violence.  Andrew is originally from Michigan and received a B.A. in Social Science from San Diego State University in 2010, where he was the general manager of KCR, the school’s student-run radio station as well as a member of the school’s Pre-Law Society.  He is a proud resident of San Diego’s Ocean Beach neighborhood.

 Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • Member San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA)
  • Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Workers’ Compensation Law Section