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I have been practicing criminal defense almost exclusively for the past 10 years.  I am dedicated to protecting the rights of those accused of crimes.  I am an aggressive, experienced, and dedicated attorney who will make every effort to zealously represent in your time of need.  No matter how minor or serious the matter may be, I will always give my best effort. 


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Contact info

Andritch & Aed

2140 Merced Street.
Suite. 102
Fresno, CA, 93721

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    17 years
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    17 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Lazaro Salazar

    I endorse this lawyer. He is very knowledgeable, competent, and a true advocate for his clients. I often contact Mr. Aed on various criminal law issues related to my practice as an immigration attorney and have always received sound advice.


    Lazaro Salazar Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christopher Robert Martens

    I endorse Mr. Aed. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Christopher Martens Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Achievement AwardFreson Public Defender Office2010
Death Penalty QualifiedSuperior Court, Fresno County2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAndritch & Aed2013 - Present
Criminal Defense AttorneyLaw Office of Michael J. Aed2010 - Present
Public DefenderFresno County Public Defender's Office2002 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Better Business BureauMember2014 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
United States District Court for the Souther District of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1999 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember2002 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. PorrasNot guilty verdict
People v. HowlinDismissed
People v. BattenDismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
California State University, FullertonCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Trials 101 - Fresno County Office of the Public DefenderBasics of Trials, Openning Statement through Closing Argument2014
Fresno Unified Mock TrialMock Trial Coach2006