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Andre M Penalver

Andre M Penalver

Practice areas:

Litigation, Employment & Labor

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About Me

Andre's practice focuses on litigation with a special emphasis on employment law. He works closely with clients from initiation of case to completion, assessing their situation and advising on the best solutions for their circumstances.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Litigation: 70%
  2. Employment & Labor: 30%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Ryan D. Griffee

    I endorse this affable lawyer. Andre is adept with employment issues and genuinely seeks justice for his clients.


    Ryan Griffee Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Stokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore & Shore

120 N Naches Ave
Yakima, WA, 98901-2757



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2015
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2014
Volunteer of the YearYakima Volunteer Attorney Services2014
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateStokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore & Shore2013 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Yakima Valley MuseumMember2013 - Present
Tacoma PhilharmonicBoard of Trustees2010 - 2012
Latina/o Bar Association of Washington, Judicial Evaluation CommitteeMemberN/A
LAW Fund/Campaign for Equal JusticeVice President of the Board of TrusteesN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
Stokes Law BriefsBest Practices for Conducting Employment Background Checks2014
Stokes Law BriefsEmployers, Be Sure You Know the Four Steps to Employee Garnishment2014
Stokes Law BriefsEmployment Background Checks: Limits Under Seattle Ordinance No. 1242012014
Stokes Law BriefsLegal Requirements for Employment Background Checks2014
Trial News"Pregnancy Discrimination & Legal Remedies Under WLAD"2012
Trial News"Beyond Teletech: Reasonable Accommodation for Medical Marijuana"2011

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolLawJD2010
Harvard CollegeGovernmentAB - Applied Baccalaureate2006

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Sterling Education SeriesHot Topics in Wage and Hour Compliance2014
Series on Prevailing Wage Law in WashingtonThe Davis-Bacon Act2013
Annual ConferenceMarijuana and the Workplace2013