Attorney Andy Cook of Carmel Valley has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the San Diego County Bar Association, effective Dec. 6. “For me, being chosen by my peers is the great honor of my life,” Cook said.
Cook exclusively practices family law and has been certified for more than a decade as a family law specialist by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. In the past, he has served as a temporary judge hearing family law matters in Los Angeles County and as a temporary judge in San Diego County hearing Family Support Division cases and small claims cases. He also serves as a fee dispute arbitrator for the county bar association and has served as a settlement judge for the Family Law Division of the San Diego County Superior Court.
Cook’s office is in the Bankers Hill area of San Diego. He has had his own practice for more than 18 years.
Cook and his wife, Marcia, a physical therapist, have lived in Carmel Valley since 1997. They have two daughters: Lilah, 15, who is a sophomore at Torrey Pines High School; and Jennifer, 12, who is in seventh grade at Carmel Valley Middle School.
Cook earned his law degree at California Western School of Law in San Diego and his undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont.