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Andrew Swartz and Michele Kennedy are both members of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Each has won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

In 2017 Ms. Kennedy recovered one of the top settlments in California (16th highest recovery)

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Attorney Profiles

Since first starting the firm in 1974, Swartz & Kennedy have vigorously represented the residents of the Central Coast – Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties. Andrew Swartz focuses on business litigation and personal injury cases for over 40 years. Michele Kennedy solely represents clients for their personal injury or wrongful death claims and has focused on this area of the law for over 30 years. Our attorneys have almost a century of collective experience and have handled thousands of personal injury and wrongful death claims involving a wide range of accidents and factual circumstances as well as real estate and business disputes. Swartz & Kennedy represent residents from all backgrounds and professions in diverse legal situations. It is committed to make the legal process understandable and transparent to its clients. It takes great effort to work closely with its clients to meet their legal needs and guide them through the legal process. Swartz & Kennedy expend a great deal of effort to establish and maintain a close working relationship with each of our clients, which we believe is an integral part of our success over the years.

Get to know our dedicated legal team by visiting their individual profiles below.

Andrew H. Swartz

Michele C. Kennedy

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  • 100 Years of Combined Experience
  • Millions Recovered in Verdicts & Settlements
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