Ward & Smith’s Johnny Ward Earns Induction to American College of Trial Lawyers

LONGVIEW, Texas – The high-stakes business litigation and intellectual property law firm of Ward & Smith is pleased to announce the induction of founding partner T. John “Johnny” Ward Jr. as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

The invitation-only American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) is an honorary association of experienced courtroom attorneys who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Representing all branches of trial practice, the ACTL speaks with a balanced voice on important issues affecting the administration of justice.

Mr. Ward has proven to be a zealous representative for clients involved in intellectual property disputes, complex commercial litigation, automobile and 18-wheeler accidents, and wrongful death claims. He has served as the lead trial attorney in more than 30 jury trials, securing courtroom victories against some of the world’s most recognizable companies.

Longview, Texas-based Ward & Smith has earned a national reputation in high-stakes cases involving complex commercial litigation, intellectual property law, oil & gas disputes, and serious personal injury claims. Ward & Smith frequently assists lawyers nationwide in complex cases before East Texas juries. Learn more about Ward & Smith at http://www.wsfirm.com.