Andrew Reath is an experienced and trial-tested criminal defense attorney. Originally from Miramar, Florida, Andrew graduated from the University of Florida in 2016, triple majoring in Philosophy, Linguistics, and English. He returned to the University of Florida and obtained his law degree in 2019.
Andrew has always been committed to the practice of criminal law and speaking truth to power. While in law school, Andrew was the recipient of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer’s (NACDL) Diversity Summer Law Fellowship in 2018. Through the fellowship, Andrew interned at one of the nation’s preeminent public defender’s offices in San Francisco. He also gained invaluable experience learning death penalty and federal criminal law interning at the Florida Capital Resource Center and the Middle District Federal Defender’s Office.
After law school, Andrew begun his career as an Assistant Public Defender in Orlando. In his nearly four years at the Public Defender’s Office, Andrew handled hundreds of cases ranging from misdemeanors to serious first-degree felonies. Andrew has never shied away from trial and secured multiple not guilty verdicts in cases where his clients faced life in prison.
In 2023, Andrew was awarded the Jim Miller Award by the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL) in recognition of his devotion to the rights of the Accused and his zealous advocacy of clients in criminal defense law.
Andrew is well-respected in the legal community at large and currently serves on the board of the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Greater Orlando Asian American Bar Association, and the Orange County Bar Association Foundation.
Andrew is a fighter in and out of the courtroom. He spends much of his free time at the boxing gym and spent seven years competing and coaching at both the local and national level while attending the University of Florida. Andrew understands the level of dedication necessary to get the best results for his clients.