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Andrew Garza

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Glastonbury, CT

Connecticut Trial Firm, LLC
437 Naubuc Ave, Suite 107
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Phone: 860-471-8333
Fax: 860-471-8332
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%), Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Andrew Garza is a partner at Connecticut Trial Firm, LLC, in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Mr. Garza represents plaintiffs in personal injury and workers’ compensation actions, serving clients in Glastonbury and throughout Connecticut. 

Mr. Garza understands that an injury can have devastating consequences for individuals and their whole families. He works tirelessly on behalf of each client to obtain the best possible outcome. 

As a litigator, Mr. Garza has successfully tried many complex injury matters. He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an invitation-only organization consisting of attorneys who have obtained recoveries of $1 million or more for their clients.

The American Society of Legal Advocates and the National Trial Lawyers included Mr. Garza on their “Top 40 Under 40” lists multiple years in a row. The American Institute of Legal Counsel, the Connecticut Law Tribune and the National Academy of Jurisprudence have also acknowledged him for his achievements over the years. 

After earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut, Mr. Garza graduated cum laude from New England Law Boston. While attending law school, he was an executive board member of the New England Law Review. He holds a license to practice law before all Connecticut state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Mr. Garza is active in his legal community. He belongs to the Hartford County Bar Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Oliver Ellsworth American Inn of Court.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021

About Andrew Garza

First Admitted: 2012, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://cttrialfirm.com/team/andrew-garza/

Educational Background

  • University of Connecticut, Bachelor of Arts, Major: Political Science, Minor: Criminal Justice
  • Fitch Senior High School

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Hartford County Bar Association, Co-Chair, Young Lawyers’ Committee
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • The Oliver Ellsworth American Inn of Court
  • State of Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Beta Theta Pi, Quinnipiac Colony Advisor
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Federal District of Connecticut

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Occupational Health & Safety of CT, Workers Core Interest Group
  • NESL Alumni Association
  • Connecticut Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • South Windsor Men’s Softball League
  • Statewide Legal Services’ Pro Bono Divorce/Custody Clinic
  • Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs
  • UConn Alumni Association

Honors/Awards

  • NEL|B Book Award – Criminal Law, 2009
  • New England Law Review, Associate, 2010 – 2011
  • NEL|B Book Award – Sentencing Law, Policy & Practice, 2011
  • PILA Public Interest Grant Recipient, 2011
  • Public Service Honor Roll, 2012
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys – Nominee, “10 Best” Attorneys for the State of Connecticut, 2014
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys – Nominee, “Top 10 Under 40”, 2015
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys – Nominee, “10 Best Attorneys for the State of Connecticut”, 2015
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel – Nominee, “Nation’s Top One Percent”, 2015
  • NEL|B Book Award – Ethics, 2010
  • New England Scholar Award, 2010 – 2011
  • NEL|B Book Award – Criminal Advocacy, 2011
  • New England Law Review, Executive Editor, 2011-2012
  • Avvo Clients’ Choice Award, 2013
  • Avvo Clients’ Choice Award, 2014
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys – Nominee, “Top 10 Under 40”, 2015
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys – Nominee, “Top 10 Attorneys Under 40”, 2015
  • Connecticut Law Tribune – “New Leaders of the Law”, 2015
  • New England Scholar Award, 2009 – 2010
  • Charles Hamilton Houston Honor Society Inductee, 2011
  • NEL|B Book Award – Advanced Criminal Procedure, 2011
  • New England Scholar, 2011-2012
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys – Nominee, “10 Best” Attorneys for the State of Connecticut, 2014
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, 2014
  • American Academy of Trial Attorneys – Nominee, “Premier 100 Trial Attorneys”, 2015
  • Avvo Clients’ Choice Award, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Dylan LeValley, Seattle University Law Review, SUpra, “Autonomous Vehicle Liability — Application of Common Carrier Liability,” (2013)
  • Gwern, LessWrong.com, “Notes on Autonomous Cars” (Jan. 2013)
  • IP Osgoode, Intellectual Property Law & Tech. Program, “Legal Challenges of Autonomous Driving,” (November 2012)
  • Nancy Situ, CodeXIntern, “Legal Challenges of Autonomous Driving,” (Nov. 2012)
  • Proposed M.G.L. ch. 279, § 25: Three-Strikes Outside of Fenway Park 1, 1-20 (2011) (White Paper)
  • Goodrich, Comment, “Driving Miss Daisy: An Autonomous Chauffeur System,” 51 Hous. L. Rev. 265 (Fall 2013)
  • “Look Ma, No Hands!”: Wrinkles and Wrecks in the Age of Autonomous Vehicles, 46 New Eng. L. Rev. 581, 581-616 (2012)
  • The Magic Bullet in People v. Perez: Charging Attempts Based on Culpability and Deterrence Regardless of Apparent Ability, 46 New Eng. L. Rev. 931, 931-950 (2012)
  • David C. Vladeck, “Machines Without Principles: Liability Rules and Artificial Intelligence,” 89 Wash. L. Rev. 117 – 150 (2014)
  • Rachael Roseman, “When Autonomous Vehicles Take Over the Road: Rethinking the Expansion of the Fourth Amendment in a Technology-Driven World,” 20 Rich. J. L. & Tech. 3 (2014)
  • Jeffrey Gurney, “Sue My Car Not Me: Products Liability and Accidents Involving Autonomous Vehicles,” Univ. S. Car. Sch. L. (October 2013)
  • Courtney Eudy, Law & Science Blog, “Science Fiction or Science Fact: Autonomous Cars May Soon Become Reality for Consumers” (Sep. 26, 2013)
  • Bryant Walker Smith, Stanford Law, Center for Internet and Society, “Uncertain Liability” (May 2013)
  • Bryant Walker Smith, Stanford Law, “Human Factors in Robotic Torts” (Mar. 2013)
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Office Location for Andrew Garza

437 Naubuc Ave
Suite 107
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Phone: 860-471-8333

Fax: 860-471-8332

Last Updated: 7/2/2021

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