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Maricar Andrade

Maricar Andrade

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody

About Me

My profession is my passion. I didn't end up practicing family law by mistake or coincidence. I went to law school so that I could help people with divorce and custody matters, and that remains my goal today. As Partner of the firm, I value having a choice in the cases and clients which we accept. I invite you to read the reviews written by our former clients.

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Languages Spoken: English, Tagalog, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Child Custody: 50%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 50%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Courtney McIver Devine

    Without hesitation I would recommend Maricar to anyone in need of a family law attorney. Maricar is passionate about her practice, and is my first contact for any family law questions I have. Her friendly, warm personality will immediately put any client at ease. I strongly endorse this attorney.

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    Courtney Devine Trusts Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jess Y. Matsuda

    Maricar has a phenomenal reputation as a family law attorney. She is extremely bright, empathetic and represents her clients with passion and a strong commitment to ethics. Her reputation with family law judges is exemplary. I have referred countless clients to Maricar. Without exception, their comments have been exceedingly positive. Although I know many family law attorneys, Maricar is the one I refer my clients to. I have absolutely no reservations endorsing this attorney.

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    Jess Matsuda Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Andrade Law, LLC

1489 W. Warm Springs Rd.
Ste. 110
Henderson, NV, 89014

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAuthorized to practice law200710/01/2007

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of AppreciationClark County School District Board of School Trustees2013
Inducted into 100 Hour ClubLegal Aid Center of Southern Nevada2010
Pro BonoAttorney Honor Roll2010
Ask-A-LawyerLACSN2010
Julie Roque Achievement AwardUCLA Samahang Pilipino1997
Dean's ListUniversity of California, Los Angeles1994

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Pro Tem Hearing Master TPOEighth Judicial Circuit Court2014 - 2014
PartnerAndrade Law, LLC2008 - Present
ExternEighth Judicial District Court - Family Division2006 - 2007
ExternClark County Legal Services, n.k.a. Legal Aid of Southern Nevada2006 - 2006
TeacherLos Angeles Unified School District1998 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Solutions Summit Prevention/Awareness of Sex Trafficking in NVWorking Group2014 - Present
Nevada Council for the Prevention of Domestic ViolencePublic Information Committee Chair2013 - Present
NCPDV appointed by Attorney General Catherine Cortez MastoCouncil Member2012 - Present
Clark County DV Fatality Review TeamMember2012 - 2014
Bamboo Bridges, a nonprofit organizationFounding Member and Vice Chair2011 - 2014
Asian Bar Association of Las VegasMember2010 - Present
Filipino American Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2011
State Bar of NevadaMember2007 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Spousal SupportArrears reduced. Attorney's fees granted.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
UCLAPsychology, Minor in Asian American StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
William S. Boyd School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
UNLV CARE Summer Advocate TrainingCultural Competency2014
Nevada State CollegeEthnic Studies, From Theory to Practice2014
Diversity Leadership Forum SeriesThe Struggle for Identity2014
Asian Pacific American Youth Leadership SymposiumLeadership Skills2014
Social Justice Institute at UNLVGendered Violence in the Asian Pacific American Community2013
Project Resilience TrainingDomestic Violence in Nevada2013
APAYLSCreating Change in the Friend Me Age2013
American Bar Association, Law Student DivisionSmall Firm Panel2013
APA Youth Leadership SymposiumTop 10 Leadership Skills2012
Women's History Month PanelPath to Success2011
Oras Ng Ligaya Radio Talk ShowHuman Trafficking2011
Free Legal Workshops for the APA CommunityFamily Law Seminar2011
Boyd School of Law at UNLVWork/Life Balance2010