MEET ANDREW ROBERTO
Andrew is a Knoxville native and a partner with The Lawyers of Brown & Roberto. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee in 1999 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in Psychology. He received his Juris Doctorate from the UT College of Law in 2002.
Before entering private practice, Andrew was a local entrepreneur who founded and led Aware Entertainment. Later, he served as a Workers’ Compensation Specialist with the Tennessee Department of Labor. He became a member of the Tennessee Bar Association in 2007 and is an accredited attorney with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Andrew serves the Knoxville community in a number of ways. Most recently, Andrew served as a Knox County Election Commissioner. In this role, he worked to encourage voter registration and participation by visiting numerous Knoxville neighborhood organizations and civic groups. During his term, 36,084 new voters registered in Knox County and 312,999 voters participated in six elections. Andrew credits any gains over the past two years to the tireless work of the Election Commission staff and all those who served at area polling locations.
Passionate about community, Andrew also serves as the chair of The Salvation Army’s advisory board. In this role, he frequently serves lunch at the soup kitchen, hot chocolate on Market Square, and volunteers during the annual Red Kettle campaign. In recognition of his service, the organization presented him with their Partner in Mission Award in 2012. He was only the 33rd person nationwide to receive this honor.
In 2014, Andrew served on the executive committee of the Congressional Medal of Honor Convention held here in Knoxville and has led The Lawyers of Brown & Roberto in their service to local military veterans. The firm has worked closely with the Tennessee Veterans Business Association, and founded INVEST, an annual business competition that provided training, resources and startup capital for veteran entrepreneurs.
In addition, the firm has sponsored Celebrate Recovery in North Knoxville, and partnered with the Epilepsy Foundation to provide bike helmets for underprivileged children. Andrew also serves on the Sertoma Center Board and he and his family are members of Cokesbury United Methodist Church.