Andrea Bosquez-Porter

Andrea Bosquez-Porter

Andrea Bosquez-Porter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York and a Master of Business Administration from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Ms. Bosquez-Porter is a 2009 graduate with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she received the 2009 Abner Brodie Award in recognition of her outstanding achievement in legal study and application of the law, the recipient of the Advanced Opportunity Fellowship scholarship and received academic achievement awards for Criminal Law and Real Estate.

Ms. Bosquez-Porter is a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization and is included in the North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars since 2015. She is admitted to practice law in North Carolina and Wisconsin, and before the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.

She is an active volunteer in her community, serving at the North Carolina Bar Association’s 4All Statewide Service Day several years in a row, and for the Young Lawyers Division Ask A Lawyer Day in 2011. Ms. Bosquez-Porter is fluent in Spanish and used this skill to help Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Project Together, where she represented Spanish-speaking clients in complex domestic violence and restraining order cases. She is a member of the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association and previously served on the Family Law Council. She sits on the Administrative Office of the Courts’ Custody Mediation Advisory Committee. Locally, she serves on the Wake County Bar Association’s Public Service Committee and its Technology Committee.

Socially known as Andy Porter, she is originally from San Antonio, Texas. She lives in Wake County with her husband and kids.

Education

University of Wisconsin Law School

  • Juris Doctor 2009
  • Cum Laude
    2009 Abner Brodie Award for outstanding achievement in legal study and application of the law
  • 2006-2009 Advanced Opportunity Fellowship, full scholarship recipient

Brandeis University, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

  • MA, M.B.A., 2003

Vassar College

  • BA in Religion and History, 1998

Professional Dedication

  • Administrative Office of the Courts’ Custody Mediation Advisory Committee, since 2014
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • 4All Statewide Service Day 2011-2014; Site Coordinator 2012-2014
    • Family Law Council 2013-2016
    • Young Lawyers Division Ask A Lawyer Day, 2011
  • Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Project Together (complex restraining orders for Spanish speaking clients) 2011- present
  • Wake County Bar Association
    • Public Service Committee, since 2011
    • Technology Committee

Certifications:

  • North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, 2015

Memberships & Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar, 2010
  • Wisconsin State Bar, admitted 2009
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, admitted 2009
  • Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association, since 2010
  • 10th Judicial District Bar, since 2010

Presentations:

  • Contributor, For Your Children’s Future (custody orientation video shown statewide), produced and distributed by North Carolina Child Custody and Visitation Mediation Program, 2016
  • Speaker, North Carolina Certified Paralegal Exam Review Course; Topic: Family Law, 2013-2016
  • Speaker, Family Law Annual Meeting, May 2015
  • Contributor/co-editor, North Carolina Family Law Case Book with Critical Cases, Second Edition, 2015
  • Contributor, How to Prepare for a Custody Trial in North Carolina and Custody Trials in North Carolina videos, produced and directed by the Legal Aid of North Carolina and the Women in the Profession Committee, 2015
  • Speaker, Legal Aid of North Carolina Simple Divorce Clinic, 2015

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Awards & Honors

Listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars, since 2015
North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Family Law since 2015

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