Andrew J. Spica, a Grand Rapids native, joined Henn Lesperance PLC in February 2019 after beginning his career in Indiana. He graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he was also a member of the Moot Court Trial Advocacy Team, a member of the 2012 American Association of Justice Mock Trial National Championship Team, and a recipient of the Edward F. Barrett Award for Trial Advocacy. Mr. Spica is committed to providing each of our clients with superlative legal analysis, insightful counsel, and aggressive advocacy through all stages of representation. He continuously works to embody the core values upon which his education at the University of Notre Dame was built – Integrity, Ethics, Morality, and Professionalism.
While in Indiana, Mr. Spica gained substantial research, litigation, and trial experience in both criminal and civil matters. His wealth of experience includes numerous jury trials, bench trials, written motions, contested hearings, depositions, and various forms of alternative dispute resolution. Though Mr. Spica embraces contentious cases and the adversarial process, he understands that each case requires an individualized analysis and strategy. In addition to his substantial litigation experience, he has gained extensive experience in counseling clients through complex and consequential decisions. Mr. Spica enjoys the role of counselor in discussing and advising clients as to which strategies will best achieve their respective goals. Regardless of whether a client’s needs require contentious litigation, negotiation of an agreed resolution, or both, Mr. Spica’s values, education, and experience make him uniquely qualified to assess, seek, and secure favorable resolutions to meet each of our clients’ various needs.
Since joining Henn Lesperance, Mr. Spica has worked on a broad spectrum of cases and issues in governmental law, civil litigation, and professional malpractice defense. He has drafted pleadings, drafted motions and briefs, developed litigation strategies, engaged in discovery practice, and prepared legal memoranda advising clients on various legal questions and issues. Mr. Spica has a passion for litigation, and he is eager to continue and expand the outstanding services and representation he provides for our clients.
When he is not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with his wife Taylor and their three children. Mr. Spica also enjoys reading, philosophy, theology, politics, sports, spending time outdoors, music, and attending the wide variety of family activities and events Grand Rapids has to offer.