Attorney and Counselor at Law
Originally from Anchorage, Alaska, Andy Garbe was a gold-miner, weather observer on offshore oilrigs, and finally spent sixteen years as a paramedic with the Anchorage Fire Department. Andy and his wife, Christie, moved to Austin in 2005 so that he could attend law school at the University Texas. During law school, Andy clerked for the City of Austin Law Department and participated in the Criminal Defense and Actual Innocence clinics. After graduation, Andy headed north for a one-year judicial clerkship with the Honorable Stephanie Joannides in Anchorage. Andy’s clerkship gave him insight into how judges think and what they look for in ruling on a case.
Prior to opening the Garbe Law Firm, Andy Garbe prosecuted cases in Austin Municipal Court and the Downtown Austin Community Court. He has tried hundreds of cases before judges and juries, and resolved thousands more. Andy also taught trial skills to newly hired prosecutors and has instructed hundreds of APD officers about testifying in court. Andy knows how prosecutors and police officers think and will put that knowledge to work for you.
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Licensed since 2008
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Andy Garbe is a passionate and effective advocate. He is experienced in the courtroom and in negotiating with opposing counsel. Andy Garbe will do everything possible to protect his client's interests and to get the best result possible.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2008||05/24/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Randy Schaffer Scholar in Criminal Defense||Mr. Randolph L. Schaffer, Jr||2008|
|Owner||Garbe Law Firm, PLLC||2014 - Present|
|Partner||Sullivan & Garbe, PLLC||2013 - 2014|
|Assistant City Attorney||City Of Austin||2010 - 2013|
|Hearings Officer||Texas Workforce Commission||2009 - 2010|
|Law Clerk to the Honorable Stephanie Joannides||Alaska Court System||2008 - 2009|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Attorney Member||2013 - Present|
|Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|College of the State Bar of Texas||Member||2012 - Present|
|University of Texas School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||N/A||2008|
|TCDLA Forensics/Technology CLE||Case Management in the Cloud||2014|
|City of Austin Monthly CLE||Community Prosecution||2012|
|City of Austin Monthly CLE||Cross Examination: Fundamental Concepts||2011|