Wm. Andrew “Andy” Haggard was born and raised in Miami and graduated from Coral Gables High School in 1960. For the last 55 years he has lived in Coral Gables.
Since 1972, he has represented plaintiffs in nearly every conceivable kind of personal injury case and has tried more than 150 jury trials. He is a true leader in his profession and has held high-ranking posts in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only group limited to 500 lawyers in the United States and a limited number abroad. He is a frequent speaker in continuing education for trial techniques. He is a member of the Million-Dollar Advocates Forum, limited to lawyers who have won million-dollar plus verdicts and settlements. Mr. Haggard also has been listed in all recent editions of The Best Lawyers in America.
Haggard received his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University, and his law degree from Mercer University College of Law. He entered trial law immediately after serving as a Judge Advocate (JAG) in the United States Air Force, where he was the youngest military judge ever selected in the field of trial litigation.