Senior Attorney, DANIELLE S. WARD, has a passion for contract law and specializes her practice in representing owners, developers, and contractors in a variety of construction litigation and transactional matters including:

Ms. Ward excelled in law school graduating magna cum laude, and earning Academic Awards in Civil Procedure, Torts, Constitutional Law, California Civil Procedure, and Current Issues in Constitutional Law.  Ms. Ward served as Associate Editor on Law Review and Honors Instructor for the Legal Skills courses.


Practice Areas

Construction Law
Real Estate Litigation
Premises Liability
Insurance Law

Employment History

Law Clerk, Balestreri, Pendleton, & Potocki, 2007-2010
Paralegal, Balestreri, Pendleton, & Potocki, 2005-2010
Associate Attorney, Balestreri, Pendleton, & Potocki, 2010-2012
Associate Attorney, Balestreri Potocki & Holmes, 2012 - present

Professional Affiliations & Honors

Member, San Diego County Bar Association
Member, North County Bar Association
Member, Defense Research Institute


California Western School of Law, (J.D. 2009, magna cum laude)
University California Santa Barbara (B.A. 2003, Political Science)
University of San Diego, paralegal program