André was born and raised in Michigan and received his law degree from The Florida State University College of Law and his undergraduate degree from The University of Florida.
His passion for justice began prior to law school while working for a personal injury firm in Boca Raton, FL. It was at this office where he saw first-hand the impact a car crash and negligence of others can have on someones life, and André knew he heard his calling. While attending The Florida State University, College of Law, André worked for the Florida Justice Association spearheading their law school outreach program and becoming the Director of Law School Outreach. André worked with then President, Senator Gary Farmer, to spread the FJA’s message of open access to courts, defending justice, and overcoming the insurance industries predatory tactics to law students and educators across the great State of Florida.
After law school André relocated to Northwest Florida, where he joined Michles & Booth representing injured victims and gaining vast experience in litigation and fighting insurance companies. In 2016, André and his wife Colleen relocated to Tampa to raise a family in the Bay Area. André rejoined Michles & Booth’s in December 2017 to open the law firm’s Tampa office. André brings with him years of experience, knowledge, passion, and a relentless pursuit to defend justice and fight for what is right.