Attorney Ward is the founder and managing partner of Ward Law Group, PLLC and his areas of concentration are Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, and Social Security Disability claims. Prior to founding Ward Law Group, PLLC, he was the managing partner of a Personal Injury and insurance defense firm. Seeking to limit his practice to represent only injury victims, Ward Law Group, PLLC was formed to concentrate exclusively on helping injured parties receive the compensation they deserve.
John 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, the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Legal Committee, New Hampshire Association for Justice, the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He also serves on the board of directors for the North Manchester Hooksett Little League, and the Manchester City Library Foundation and is a Trustee for the Polaris Charter School. He is the former Chair of the NHBA’s Workers’ Compensation Section, former President of the NHBA’s Workers’ Compensation Section, former Vice President of the NHBA’s Workers’ Compensation Section, and former member of the NHBA’s New Lawyers Committee. Attorney Ward regularly appears in courts throughout New Hampshire and before the NH Department of Labor and the Social Security Administration.
He was selected by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as one of the top ten Personal Injury attorneys under 40 in New Hampshire. In 2022, he was named in the New Hampshire Union Leaders Top 40 under 40, where they recognize the state’s most influential young professionals. From 2014-2021, Attorney Ward was continuously named by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 40 Under 40 civil plaintiff attorney. In 2019, 2020, and 2021, he was awarded the Client’s Choice Award by AVVO. He has also been featured in Super Lawyers Magazine for eight consecutive years, from 2015 – 2022, as a rising star in the fields of Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation law. He regularly speaks at seminars for other attorneys regarding these topics.
Attorney Ward is a lifelong New Hampshire resident and is active in community activities. 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 youth baseball and flag football. He currently lives in southern NH with his wife and three children.