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Indianapolis personal injury lawyer and wrongful death attorney

Donald W. Ward


Practice area

  • Auto Accident Lawyers Indianapolis
  • Aviation & Railroad accidents
  • Estate Planning Lawyers Indianapolis IN
  • IN
  • Medical malpractice and other injuries
  • Mesothelioma asbestos litigation
  • Motorcycle Accidents Lawyers Indianapolis
  • Product Liability Lawyers Indianapolis
  • Truck Accident Attorneys Indianapolis
  • Wrongful Death Lawyers Indianapolis


Born in Peoria, Illinois, October 5, 1928
Deputy Trial Prosecutor, Marion County, 1962–1965
Deputy Corporation Counsel, City of Indianapolis, 1975–1980
Fellow, Indiana College of Trial Lawyers


University of Notre Dame, J.D., 1954
Hanover College, A.B., 1951

Awards & Honors

Indiana Bar Foundation Legendary Lawyer Award 2015
AV® Preeminent™Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®
Sagamore of the Wabash Award, 2005
Hoosier Freedom Award, 2005
Lifetime Director and Lifetime Achievement Award, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 1996
Service Award, Board of Governors, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1979–1982
American Trial Lawyers Association Stalwart Award – 25 years
2016-2017 Best Lawyers in America®
US News & Word Report 2017 ranking in Best Law Firms

Indiana, 1954
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Indiana Bar Foundation Keystone Society Vice-President, Indianapolis Bar Association, 1975 Indiana State Bar Association, 1975 President, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 1978–1979 Governor, 1979–1982, 1997, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America Fellow, Indiana Bar Foundation, 1979 Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission and Indiana Judicial Qualification Commission, 1978–1984, 1993–1995, 2001-2003 The American Association for Justice

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