Andy Van Le, Esq. is the managing attorney of the Accident Law Center and Law Offices of Andy Van Le & Associates. He has more than 10 years of experience in personal injury, employment and civil litigation. Mr. Van Le started his practice as a defense attorney representing insurance companies, Fortune 500 corporations, and big tobacco companies. During his time as a defense attorney, Mr. Van Le honed his legal skills and learned the various tactics of defense attorneys. Mr. Van Le experienced first hand how defense firms and lawyers often victimize the injured party or plaintiff.
It was at this point that Mr. Van Le decided to open the Accident Law Center. Mr. Van Le made it a point to treat the injured victims with respect and provide them the kind of competent, aggressive legal representation that the big defense firms provided. It was his dedication and tenacity that turned the firm from a solo practice to now employing multiple attorneys and staff.
Mr. Van Le specializes in the most difficult of cases. Often times, many of Mr. Van Le’s clients have been rejected by other attorneys, as their cases have been deemed too difficult to win. Mr. Van Le thrives on these types of cases and has successfully tried many lawsuits in front of a jury, bench, judge or arbitrator. He has settled thousands of cases as both a defense attorney and plaintiff’s attorney.
Clients are very satisfied with Mr. Van Le’s professionalism and aggressive representation of their cases. Mr. Van Le has the intelligence and experience to address the myriad issues clients present to him on a daily basis. It is this experience and sympathy for his clients, that make him the best attorney for the job.
Mr. Van Le is originally from Nebraska where he obtained his B.S. from Creighton University and his J.D. from Creighton University School of Law. He is happily married and has 2 girls. He enjoys spending time with his family in his free time. Mr. Van Le is a member of the State Bar of California, San Diego County Bar Association and San Diego Consumers Attorney.
Alexander T. Bauer, Esq. is an associate attorney with our firm. Mr. Bauer practices general civil litigation with a focus on personal injury cases. Mr. Bauer successfully settled numerous cases dealing with auto accidents, slip and falls, premises liability, sexual harassment and various other complex legal issues. He is experienced in law and motion practice, taking and defending depositions, and propounding and responding to various forms of discovery.
He is best characterized as hard working, diligent and intelligent. His logical approach to the practice of law provides insight and understanding to clients about the strength and weaknesses of their case. In turn, Mr. Bauer is able to advocate in a manner that will provide optimal recovery to his clients.
Prior to working for the Law Offices of Andy Van Le & Associates, Mr. Bauer graduated cum laude from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law. Immediately after graduating from law school, Mr. Bauer worked for a small boutique law firm where he represented plaintiffs and defendants in various real estate and business law cases. This experience gave Mr. Bauer an analytical eye to see the details that other attorneys miss.
Mr. Bauer is extremely active in the San Diego community. He is on the Board of Directors for the San Diego YWCA and he participated in FaceLift, a program designed to provide renovations to low income neighborhoods in San Diego. In his spare time, Mr. Bauer enjoys playing golf, surfing and sailing.
Ms. Quyen Q. Ly is the firm’s office manager. She speaks fluent Vietnamese and English. She attended UC San Diego and is a UC Long Beach graduate. She is often the go-to person for clients, and they love that she is very knowledgeable; when clients speak with her she knows exactly who they are by their first and last names, their treatment status, their claims status, and everything about their cases. She is always aware of the steps involved in a successful claims process and eventual litigation.
Ms. Claudia Palomares is a legal assistant with the firm. She speaks fluent Spanish and English. Ms. Palomares is very integral to our Spanish clients who find her to be very friendly and patient telephonically, as well as in person.
Ms. Michelle Lamar is a paralegal with the firm. She is a graduate of UC Davis. She has experience preparing complaints and discovery. Ms. Lamar is a very intelligent and resourceful member of the firm.
Mr. Humberto Navarro is a legal assistant with the firm. He speaks fluent Spanish and English. Mr. Navarro is available to meet clients throughout the San Diego County, National City, South County, Chula Vista, El Cajon, East Lake, Encinitas, Bonita, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Escondido, Mira Mesa, Scripps, Poway, Vista, and North County.