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Ron Ward Becomes President of the Washington Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates

On November 1, 2012, attorney Ron Ward was selected as president of the Washington chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Ward is the first African American to become president of the chapter in its history.

Nov. 27, 2012 - PRLog -- Mr. Ward’s career has featured a series of significant achievement “firsts” as a person of color. He was elected 2004-2005 President of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA), the first to serve in that position in the organization’s then 114 year history.  In 2008, he became the first to receive WSBA’s highest honor, the Award of Merit.  Ron is also a past President of the Washington  State Bar Foundation (2008-2011), the first in the Foundation’s history to serve in that capacity.  In 2006, the Loren Miller Bar Association of Washington renamed its President’s Award, the Ron R. Ward President’s Award.

The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) was founded with the primary purpose of preserving the concept, “justice by the people.”  It is a national association of experienced civil law plaintiff and defense lawyers highly regarded for displaying skill, civility, a high degree of ethics and integrity in the practice of law. Membership is by invitation only.  ABOTA is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the U.S. Constitution’s Seventh Amendment right to jury trial.\

Ron Ward practices personal injury law in Seattle, Washington. Over the past 35 years of his prestigious legal career, he has received numerous honors and awards.  He considers his greatest privilege the opportunity to assist his clients.  Mr. Ward has obtained several multi-million dollar recoveries on their behalf. He handles serious personal injury claims including (but not limited to) auto accidents, wrongful death, mesothelioma/asbestos cases and medical negligence.

Other awards received by Ron Ward include: named as one of Top 40 Personal Injury Lawyers in Washington; included in Washington’s selection of Super Lawyers® every year since 2003; the Washington State Bar Association Excellence in Diversity Award; the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association Presidents Award; and the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Outstanding Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyer Award. To contact attorney Ron Ward, please telephone:  (206) 850-5558; (206) 957-1273; or (866)798-4135; Email: Ron@wardsmithlaw.com  Website: http://www.wardsmithlaw.com.

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