Aub A. Ward

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys
 | 5656 Hilton Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 225-888-8888
Fax: 225-926-1202
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2013, 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Aub A. Ward is an attorney with Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Serving clients across the state, Mr. Ward devotes his practice exclusively to personal injury law and helping innocent accident victims recover the full amount of compensation they deserve for their injuries and losses caused by any of the following:

·        Automobile accidents

·        18-wheeler accidents

·        Maritime accidents and Jones Act claims

·        Defective or dangerous products

·        Other acts of negligence or wrongdoing

A top-rated trial advocate with over 40 years of legal experience, Mr. Ward has dedicated his entire career to helping those in need find the justice they deserve. Prior to joining Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, Mr. Ward was a partner with a successful personal injury practice for 36 years. Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Ward has earned a reputation as a compassionate attorney who treats his clients with the utmost care and respect as he aggressively pursues the most favorable outcomes possible on their behalves.

Recognized for his high ethical standards and exceptional legal abilities, Mr. Ward has earned numerous awards and honors, and he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

After graduating from Louisiana State University in 1973, Mr. Ward returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1977. The Louisiana State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern and Middle Districts of Louisiana as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Always striving to offer the highest level of advocacy and support to those he serves, Mr. Ward maintains active involvement with several professional legal organizations, including the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Louisiana Association for Justice, where he served on the board of governors. A graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, he assists other personal injury attorneys across his region and around the country with their case preparations.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Transportation/Maritime (20%): Railroad Accident, Admiralty & Maritime Law

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Railroad Accident, Admiralty & Maritime Law, Products Liability


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Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2013, 2015 - 2020

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About Aub Ward

Admitted: 1977, Louisiana

Professional Webpage:


  • Top Rated Attorney for Louisiana Life Magazine, 2011 and 2018
  • Superlawyer, 2009-2013 and 2015-2018
  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers, 2012 - 2013
  • Top Rated Attorney for Louisiana Life Magazine, 2010
  • AV Martindale Hubble Rated, A Top Ranking for Attorneys in the U.S.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Governors, Louisiana Association for Justice, 1982
  • Member, Louisiana Association for Justice, 1980 - 2018
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1977
  • Colorado, 1992
  • Louisiana, 1977
  • Trial Lawyer College, 2005 - 2013
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 2000 - 2013
  • Member, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2010 - 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Baton Rouge Pro Bono Projects, 1980 - 2018
  • Vestry Trinity Episcopal Church 2018-2021
  • Board of Directors, Trinity Episcopal Day School
  • Taught Adult Literacy Programs, 1990 - 2000

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Taught Moot Court Louisiana State University Law School, L.S.U. Law Center, 1980 - 1984
  • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College Program, 2008 - Present
  • Trial Practice, Louisiana Association of Justice, 2014

Representative Clients:

  • Pino v. Gauthier, 633 So. 2nd 638, Court of Appeal, 1993
  • Arshad v. City of Kenner, 95 So. 3rd 477, La. Supreme, 2012
  • Bouqet and LeBlanc, General Contractors

Educational Background:

  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.A. in Economics, 1972
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Office Location for Aub A. Ward

5656 Hilton Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: 225-888-8888

Fax: 225-926-1202

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Last Updated: 7/2/2019

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