Charles Ward

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Ward & Ward Law Firm
 | 728 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Phone: 3176399501
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Charles (Charlie) P. Ward is an experienced attorney/advocate for his personal injury clients and estate planning clients. Charlie and his attorney father, Don Ward, founded Ward & Ward Law Firm in 1994.

A native of Indianapolis, Mr. Ward received his BA, cum laude, from Butler University. He went on to earn his law degree from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law at Indiana University. Shortly thereafter, Charlie clerked for the Honorable Justice Richard M. Givan of the Indiana Supreme Court from 1990-1991.

Today, Charlie is licensed to practice law in the state of Indiana and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. Charlie is an experienced advocate for individual citizens who have been injured by a negligent person(s) or entity in car accidents, motorcycle & bicycle accidents, trucking accidents, aviation and railroad accidents, nursing home neglect cases, asbestos-related claims and wrongful death actions. 

Charlie Ward has been named a SuperLawyer each year from 2005-2017. He has also received peer recognition from both Martindale-Hubbell, which has rated Charlie AV Preeminent,* its highest possible rating and selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers publication in 2017.

Charlie is active in a variety of professional organizations. He is a current member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the Indianapolis American Inn of Court and the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a former state delegate for the American Association for Justice and served as governor of the Young Lawyers Division of the Indianapolis Bar Association from 1995 to 1999.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Informed Consent

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Informed Consent

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2017

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White Papers

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  • About Charles Ward

    Admitted: 1989, Indiana

    Professional Webpage: http://www.wardlawfirm.com/our-attorneys/#att_two

    Honors and Awards:

    • Super Lawyers, 2005–2015
    • Law Clerk to Justice Richard M. Givan, Indiana Supreme Court, 1990 - 1991
    • AV® Preeminent™Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • State delegate, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1996
    • Governor, Young Lawyers Divisions, 1995
    • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, 1989
    • Indiana, 1989
    • Indianapolis Inn of Court
    • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
    • Indiana State Bar Association
    • Indianapolis Bar Association

    Verdicts and Settlements:

    • Our firm does not publish verdicts or settlement information

    Representative Clients:

    • Although court records are public information, we do not publish the names of our clients.

    Video:

    • Overview of Ward & Ward Law Firm and our personal injury attorneys, Personal Injury Lawyers in Indianapolis, 2016
    • Ward & Ward Law Firm http://www.wardlawfirm.com/ Father and son legal team , advocates for clients' rights and recovery. Donald Ward and his son, Charlie Ward, have dedicated their practice to helping people seek legal remedy and recourse for personal injuries received due to another person's negligence. The lawyers of Ward & Ward Law Firm provide personal, focused, and—when necessary—aggressive representation from initial consultation to final resolution of your important legal matters, including— Wrongful death, Medical malpractice and related injuries, Aviation and Railroad accidents, Auto, Motorcycle, and Semi Truck accidents, Mesothelioma, Asbestos litigation, Estate planning and many other areas of tort claim law. Ward & Ward Law Firm 728 S Meridian St Indianapolis, IN 46225, Local Personal Injury Attorney in Indianapolis, IN | 317-639-9501 | Ward and Ward Law Firm, 2010
    • Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyer
    • Charlie Ward is a partner in the father and son firm of Ward & Ward Law Firm in Indianapolis, Indiana. Charlie is a personal injury attorney with vast experienced in the areas of auto accident, motorcycle accident, pedestrian accident, bicycle accident and truck accident litigation. His practice includes wrongful death litigation, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice and brain and spinal injuries. If you or someone you know has been injured or killed in an accident caused by a careless driver, call Charlie today at 317-639-9501 for an assessment of your claim for damages. Charlie's blog can be found athttp://www.wardlawfirm.com/blogEmail Charlie WardWard & Ward Law Firm 728 S Meridian St Indianapolis, IN 46225 317-639-9501, Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyer

    Educational Background:

    • Butler University, B.A., cum laude, 1985
    Office Location for Charles Ward

    728 South Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46225

    Phone: 3176399501

     

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    Last Updated: 10/7/2016

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