Andrew Newsom has practiced family law exclusively since 2010. He is experienced in all areas of family law, but has particular expertise in high-conflict cases involving psychological disorders and/or substance abuse. As the firm’s sole appellate attorney, he also has a keen understanding of complex court procedures and niche legal issues such as multi-state jurisdiction, business valuation and the use of scientific evidence.
Andy grew up in Newport Beach, California. In 2006, he received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Oregon. In 2009, he graduated with honors from Boston University School of Law. Currently, he serves as a member of the Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners and the Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington County Bar Associations. He also regularly offers pro bono services to minor children who are in need of an attorney.
In this video Andrew discusses the role substance abuse can play in child custody cases.