John L. Ward
Social Security Disability Rights Center Legal Director
John Ward’s areas of concentration are workers’ compensation, social security disability, auto accidents, family law, and criminal law.
Attorney Ward is a lifelong New Hampshire resident and is active in community activities. While a Junior at the University of New Hampshire he was elected to the N.H. House of Representatives.
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 Scholar’s Program and the Franklin Pierce Constitutional Law Moot Court Team. While in law school school, he served as a Superior Court law clerk for the Honorable Kathleen McGuire (extern). He also served as a private practice law clerk for former Supreme Court Justice and former Congressman Charles G. Douglas, III.
Attorney Ward is currently a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the New Hampshire Association for Justice. He also serves on the board of directors for the William B. Cashin Senior Activity Center and is a member of the NH Bar Association’s New Lawyer Committee. Attorney Ward regularly appears before the NH Department of Labor and the Social Security Administration. He has won 95% of his social security appeals, winning much needed benefits for his clients. John was recently appointed as the Legal Director of our Social Security Disability Rights Center.
In addition to spending time with his family, he is an avid sports fan and enjoys attending UNH hockey and football games.
He currently lives in southern NH with his wife, son, and daughter.
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$120,000 settlement for client who sustained a severe ankle fracture after falling on ice.
$85,000 worker’s comp lump sum settlement for client who suffered a back injury at work.
$90,000 workers comp lump sum settlement for a client who suffered a rotator cuff injury.
$70,000 settlement for client who suffered a fractured ankle when hit by a car as a pedestrian.
Over $60,000 in retroactive Social Security Disability benefits after reopening a previously denied claim.
$55,000 workers comp lump sum settlement for client who suffered severe ankle sprain when maintenance car rolled over her foot.
Two years retroactive social security disability benefits for client suffering from poorly diagnosed traumatic brain injury.
See the case results page and remember that every case is different and our past results cannot guarantee the outcome of your particular claim.