Professional Associations


Associate Attorney

6042 N. Fresno Street, Suite 205 | Fresno, CA 93710

In 2022, Michelle L. Zarate, Associate Attorney, joined the D’Andre team after a few well fought battles with Managing Partner, Kariann Junio, while working down the hall and across the aisle at an Applicant’s Attorney’s office.
Ms. Zarate concentrates her practice on the defense of insurers and self-insured employers in all aspects of workers’ compensation claims venued in Fresno, Bakersfield, and Stockton, and has been litigating workers’ compensation cases since 2014.
Ms. Zarate is detailed oriented, and laser focused on moving her files toward closure. In addition to attending industry lectures, Ms. Zarate periodically reviews recent panel decisions to keep up-to-date with the current developments and trends: Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board – Panel decisions (
In her free time, Ms. Zarate enjoys long walks with her husband and dogs.