JOHN L. WARD

Attorney Ward is the managing partner of Patch, FitzGerald & Ward and his areas of concentration are Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, and Social Security Disability claims. Attorney Ward is a lifelong New Hampshire resident and is active in community activities.

Attorney Ward graduated Cum Laude from UNH, majoring in Political Science, and went on to law school at the Franklin Pierce Law Center, now UNH School of Law, where he was selected to participate in the Daniel Webster Honors Program.

Attorney Ward is currently a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, New Hampshire Association for Justice and the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives. He also serves on the board of directors for the William B. Cashin Senior Activity Center, Manchester City Library Foundation and is the former Chair for the Workers’ Compensation Section of the New Hampshire Bar. Attorney Ward regularly appears in Courts throughout New Hampshire and before the NH Department of Labor and the Social Security Administration.

Attorney Ward was recently selected by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as one of the top ten personal injury attorneys under 40 in New Hampshire. Attorney Ward was also recently named by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a top 40 under 40 civil plaintiff attorney. He was also recently recognized in Super Lawyers Magazine as a rising star in the area of personal injury and workers’ compensation law. He also regularly speaks at seminars for other attorneys regarding these topics.

In addition to spending time with his family, he is an avid sports fan and enjoys attending UNH hockey and football games. He also coaches baseball and football. He currently lives in southern NH with his wife and three children.