BRIDGET HOWZE, a California native, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in legal studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz where she was a Regents Scholar and graduated with honors. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, focusing her coursework on public interest law. Ms. Howze also studied international law at the British Institute on International and Comparative Law.
Ms. Howze is passionate about helping underrepresented communities. She began her career as a staff attorney at a non-profit organization where she provided direct legal assistance to low-income residents of Los Angeles County. She also volunteered as a law professor at the People’s College of Law teaching a course on public interest law.
Prior to joining Andrus Anderson, Ms. Howze worked as an e-discovery attorney assisting several large law firms engaged in complex litigation. She developed her litigation skills as an associate at Gallenberg PC, representing plaintiffs seeking redress for wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, harassment, and discrimination. Ms. Howze also has experience in family law and bankruptcy.
An active member of the California Bar, Ms. Howze is admitted to practice before the Central District of California.