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About Me

Andrew M. Ward is an associate at Michelizzi, Schwabacher, Ward & Collins. Mr. Ward's practice involves the representation of individuals in family law matters, custody disputes, adoptions, support disputes as well as the representation of individuals accused of crimes, both felony and misdemeanor.

Mr. Ward received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Linfield College in Oregon and his law degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 2002. Mr. Ward served as a clerk to Justice Daniel Curry, California Court of Appeals, to the Honorable David Wesley, Superior Court for the County of Los Angeles and as a clerk in the District Attorney's Office for the County of Los Angeles.

Mr. Ward is a member of the California Bar Association, and a board member with the Antelope Valley Bar Association in which he currently holds the position of Immediate Past President. 


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 27%
  2. Family: 27%
    6 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 23%
  4. DUI & DWI: 23%



Hourly ($225-275/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Lisa Maria Pacione

    Mr. Ward is ethical, experienced and represents his clients zealously. His knowledge of both family and criminal law gives him the extra edge when a client needs representation in both areas.


    Lisa Pacione Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jesus L Zuniga

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Ward is a highly effective family law attorney. He is always calm under pressure but firm in presenting his legal argument. Mr. Ward zealously advocates for his clients. He is always professional and courteous. I highly recommend him.


    Jesus Zuniga Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Michelizzi, Schwabacher, Ward and Collins

767 West Lancaster Blvd
Lancaster, CA, 93534

767 W Lancaster Blvd
Lancaster, CA, 93534-3118




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Under 40Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal2011
Past President AwardAntelope Valley Bar Association2009
Distinguished Service AwardKiwanis2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyMichelizzi, Schwabacher, Ward and Collins2002 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
California DUI Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
The Private Defenders of California, Inc.Member2012 - Present
Antelope Valley Bar AssociationImmediate Past President2010 - 2011
Antelope Valley Boys and Girls ClubBoard Member2010 - Present
BLVD AssociationBoard Member2010 - Present
California State Bar Fee ArbitrationAdministrator2007 - Present
Kiwanis Club of Palmdale WestMember2003 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern Univ SOLN/AJuris Doctorate2002
Linfield CollCommunications, Minor SpeechBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Review of DVRO'sDomestic Violence Restraining Orders2006