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The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program

Lee Gardner, Esq.

Mr. Lee Gardner is a patent attorney for Google and has decades of experience practicing computer, intellectual property, and open source law.  He also has dedicated significant time in his practice to a variety of pro bono cases, including matters related to family law, immigration, landlord-tenant, and veteran's claims.

Mr. Gardner has strong ties to the veteran community and commitment to military service is engrained in his family's DNA.  Before his legal career, he was a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy, on USS Olympia (SSN-717), Pearl Harbor, HI.  In addition, his father was a U.S. Navy corpsman who served with the Marines in Operation Desert Shield, and two of his younger brothers served in the U.S. Army in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Mr. Gardner earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering from Boston University and a Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center.