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Zachary Michael Ward

Zachary Michael Ward

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Criminal Defense: 95%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Markus Ankuan Sermons

    Attorney Ward takes time to deliver thoughtful, helpful answers to those seeking answers to legal questions. Knowledge and compassion are only a couple of the qualities that make him an amazing legal counselor. I endorse this attorney.


    Markus Sermons Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William W. Gwaltney

    I have known Zach for many years and he has always acted with integrity and tenacity. He is a vigorous advocate for his clients and one of the attorneys I have on speed dial if my clients need his services.


    William Gwaltney Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Cowhey + Ward, LLC

247 East Seventh Avenue
Tallahassee, FL, 32303



FLMember in Good Standing200008/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Book Award - Legal Research and WritingCumberland School of Law1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCowhey + Ward, LLC2015 - 2015
OwnerThe Law Office of Zachary M. Ward2011 - 2014
AssociateThe Law Office of John M. Leace2006 - 2011
AssociateDennis, Jackson, Martin & Fontella2003 - 2005
Assistant State AttorneyOffice of the State Attorney, Second Judicial Circuit2000 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Leads Access A - TallahasseeSecretary2011 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2010 - Present
City of Tallahassee Environmental BoardChairman2008 - Present
Florida BarMember2000 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Florida State UniversityEconomics and GeographyBS - Bachelor of Science1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lead ACCESSHow to Avoid a D.U.I.2011
FWC Cadet Training (2005, 2006, 2009)Preparing Law Enforcement Officers for Cross Examination2009
Chapter Meeting Speech twice a yearHow to avoid a D.U.I.N/A