Download VCard

Toll Free: 800.439.1112
Phone: 253.620.1500
Fax: 253.572.3052

920 Fawcett Avenue
PO Box 1657
Tacoma, Washington 98401

Print this Profile

Community and Civic Activities

  • Tacoma Community House (Board of Directors, 2012-present; President, 2015-present)
  • Tacoma Center YMCA (Advisory Council, 2011-14)
  • United States Peace Corps (Volunteer, Guatemala, 2002-04)

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Andrew R. Buffington


Practice Areas

Immigration and workers’ compensation.


  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2009, cum laude
  • University of Washington, B.A., 2002

Professional Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for Western District of Washington
  • Washington State Association for Justice
  • Washington State Bar Association

Special Recognition

  • Named four times as “Washington Rising Star” in immigration by Super Lawyers (formerly Washington Law & Politics) for 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2016. No more than 2.5 percent of the total lawyers in the state are named to the Rising Stars list.