Steven Rudolph Andrade, J.D.

Steven Rudolph Andrade, J.D.: Attorney with Andrade Law Offices
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Steven Rudolph Andrade was raised the youngest of two siblings in a blue collar family near San Francisco, California. Steven’s father was a shipping clerk and his mother was a bookkeeper for a grocery store chain. When Steven was a teenager, his father was laid off from his job after decades of service. This resulted in significant stress to the family. Steven decided to go to law school, in part, so that he would always have the option of having his own business and would be able to take care of his parents in their later years.Criminal Law Attorney

Steven graduated Magna Cum Laude from San Francisco State University with a degree in Political Science. After college, Steven attended UC Davis Law School where he received his Juris Doctor degree in 1977. He made law review at UC Davis.Santa Barbara Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Law Firm

After law school, Steven served as a Deputy District Attorney for Ventura County and then as an Assistant Attorney General in the Northern Mariana Islands. In 1987 Steven opened Andrade Law Offices in Santa Barbara, California, focusing on litigating personal injury and criminal defense cases. He has the reputation as an attorney who is not afraid to take any case to trial. He is also known as a great courtroom strategist. He has recovered millions of dollars in personal injury verdicts and settlements and in 2002 obtained a jury verdict in excess of 60 million dollars in Los Angeles, California. He has handled thousands of criminal cases ranging from DUI cases to murder. Steven Andrade loves the law and after more than 30 years as a trial attorney, has no plans of retiring any time soon.

1982 Speaker "Direct Examination in Trial" Ventural County Law Clerk Training Program

1982 Speaker, Ventura Country Child Abuse Council

May 1977 Member Law Review, articles published at 10 UCDL Rev. 273.

Areas of Practice (18)

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Accidents in Buildings
  • Elderly Negligence
  • Trips and Falls
  • Product Liability
  • Dog Bites
  • Drunk Driving
  • Traffic Violations
  • Homicide
  • Assault
  • Felony, Misdemeanor and Juvenile Cases
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
805-617-3458  Phone
805-962-4944  Phone
805-963-1483  Fax
Law School Attended:
University of California, Davis School of Law, Juris Doctor, Member: Law Review, Legal Research and Writing Instructor, 1975-1976, 1979
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1978, California
California State Bar Association.
English and Spanish
Reported Cases:
Fraiser v. Hanson, BC 186857 (L.A. Superior Ct. March 2000).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (3 reviews)
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  • Analytical Capability

  • Judgment

  • Communication

  • Legal Experience

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 12/04/14 in Criminal Defense

    Excellent lawyer!

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 12/04/14 in Personal Injury

    Steve Andrade has a great legal mind and is an excellent lawyer. He cares about his clients and works hard for them.

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