About Andres O’Sullivan-Comparan
Andrés O’Sullivan-Comparan is a legal assistant at the Nieves Law Firm, assisting attorneys and clients throughout case preparation and trial proceedings. Originally from California, Andrés grew up in San Diego and neighboring Tijuana, Mexico. Throughout Andrés’ childhood, he was blessed with a very unique intercultural understanding from his opportunity to interact with a multitude of people from all different cultures and backgrounds. Criminal defense has always been a fundamental part of Andrés’ interests and prior experiences, which sparked his interest in a career in the legal field.
In 2020, Andrés graduated from Brown University with a degree in History with a specialization in 20th Century Latin America. He also completed a summer internship with the San Diego Public Defender’s office while pursuing his undergraduate degree. Throughout his internship, Andrés witnessed the inadequacies of the criminal justice system firsthand. This experience redefined the criminal justice system for Andrés and motivated him to do his part in creating a more accessible and dignified path to actively defend those who are in need.
Andrés assists clients to the fullest of his ability at The Nieves Law Firm, understanding that he can utilize his experiences to better prepare himself to pursue a career as a criminal defense attorney. Andrés has a strong gift in legal writing, analyzing, and critical thinking. He is relentless in his pursuit to assist clients and staff while also maintaining a positive attitude. Andrés thrives under pressure and his work ethic is admired by many. Andrés plans to start law school in 2022.
When Andrés is not furthering his legal knowledge base, he spends his free time attending art shows, metalworking, and hanging out at the beach.