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Former Federal Judge T. John Ward Joins Federal Arbitration Inc. as Arbitration/Mediation Panelist

February 19, 2014

LONGVIEW, Texas – Former Federal Judge T. John Ward of Longview, Texas-based Ward & Smith has joined the roster of arbitration and mediation panelists at Federal Arbitration Inc. (FedArb), a nationwide provider of Federal Rules-based dispute resolution services. Judge Ward will work with other former federal judges on the FedArb team to help clients resolve cases involving…

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Ward & Smith Attorneys Named to 2013 Texas Super Lawyers List

September 19, 2013

LONGVIEW, Texas – Three attorneys from Longview, Texas-based Ward & Smith have been named to the exclusive 2013 Texas Super Lawyers list in recognition of their civil litigation work for clients.  Ward & Smith founders T. John “Johnny” Ward Jr

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Former Federal Judge T. John Ward inducted to International Academy of Trial Lawyers

August 15, 2013

Longview, Texas – Former federal judge T. John Ward of Longview, Texas’ Ward & Smith has been inducted into the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL), one of the world’s most-respected legal organizations. Judge Ward was inducted during the organization’s recent Mid-Year Meeting in Chicago. For almost 60 years, the IATL has cultivated the science of jurisprudence, promoted…

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Two from Longview’s Ward & Smith Among Texas’ Top Young Attorneys

March 13, 2013

LONGVIEW, Texas – The Texas law firm Ward & Smith is proud to announce that Claire Abernathy Henry and Wesley Hill have been selected to the 2013 Texas Rising Stars listing of the top young attorneys in the state. This marks Ms. Henry’s second selection based on her intellectual property litigation expertise. Mr. Hill earned his third selection based on his…

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Texas’ Ward & Smith Helps Defeat Frito-Lay’s Claims of Trademark Infringement, Patent Infringement, Trade Secret Misappropriation

March 4, 2013

SHERMAN, Texas – Longview’s Ward & Smith, which co-counseled with Armstrong Teasdale LLP of St. Louis, Mo., successfully defended an Arkansas-based tortilla chip manufacturer and its holding company against Plano, Texas-based Frito-Lay North America, Inc.’s claims of trademark infringement, patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation, obtaining a complete defense jury verdict in the U.S. District Court for…

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