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  1. Criminal Defense: 95%
    16 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Unspecified: 5%



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  • 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.


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  • 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.


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Contact info

Cowhey + Ward, LLC

247 East Seventh Avenue
Tallahassee, FL, 32303


FLMember in Good Standing200006/21/2016
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