January 1, 2014

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Two attorneys have joined the extensive roster at Andre, Morris & Buttery. The law firm recently announced the addition of Amber Simmons and Matthew Boutté as associate attorneys to its San Luis Obispo office.

Prior to earning a law degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in 2012, Simmons worked as legislative intern for Central Valley Congressman Jeff Denham and as law clerk for the U.S. Department of Justice (Environment and Natural Resources Division) in Sacramento. She was also a California State University Senate Fellow under former Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado.

Simmons graduated magna cum laude from Cal Poly with a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural business, concentrating on finance and appraisal. She is a member of both the San Luis Obispo County and Santa Barbara County Farm Bureaus and California Women for Agriculture.

Matthew Boutté earned a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. where he also worked as a legal intern at the Administration Office of United States Courts. He was an intern with San Luis Obispo attorney Kevin Reynolds and a finance intern for the City of San Luis Obispo.

Boutté earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and a Masters in Public Policy from Cal Poly and was a Mary S. Rogers Scholar. He has coached sports and worked as a math, physics and statistics tutor at San Luis Obispo High School. He also served as volunteer coordinator for Amor Ministries’ house-building trips to Tijuana.

The Andre, Morris & Buttery law firm, with offices in San Luis Obispo and Santa Maria, has served the Central Coast for more than 60 years. The firm provides representation in civil litigation, business and real estate transactions, employment law, environmental and land use, estate planning, trusts and probate to local and national Fortune 500 companies, family businesses and individuals.

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