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Brendan L. Ward

Brendan L. Ward

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Family

About Me

Attorney Brendan L. Ward focuses his practice on Estate Planning for Families with young Children and Same Sex Couples along with Family Law Litigation.


Mr. Ward has worked with couples navigating original divorces as well as individuals litigating post-divorce actions.  Mr. Ward also frequently represents parents of children that were never married that need to clarify their rights and obligations. Regardless of the situation Mr. Ward is dedicated to helping his clients through thorny family disputes. Throughout his career Attorney Ward has had the opportunity to represent litigants in the Probate & Family Court dealing with difficult family issues in a fair and reasonable manner.


Mr. Ward is a frequent attendee at Continuing Legal Education seminars in Massachusetts and has recently attended many seminars on the Massachusetts Alimony Reform Statute.  The new law in Massachusetts dealing with new Alimony cases has created great clarity and guidance for litigants dealing with potential Alimony scenarios.  Application of the new law has created great ambiguity for previous alimony awards but Mr. Ward is prepared to help in either situation.


Mr. Ward is a graduate of  Saint John’s Prep, the University of New Hampshire and New England School of Law.  Prior to practicing law Mr. Ward was a Human Resources professional.


Mr. Ward is actively involved in the community. Mr. Ward currently serves as the President of the Board of Advisors of the Copley Society of Art Circle, Secretary of 01908(a group focused on providing assistance to all things Nahant), a member of the Finance Committee in the Town of Nahant and a past member of the Nahant Community Preservation Committee.  Mr Ward is also a Pro Bono Attorney with the Volunteer Lawyers Project as well as with CLSACC (Cambridge Legal Services & Counseling Center).


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Estate Planning: 34%
  2. Family: 33%
  3. Probate: 33%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jared M. Wood

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Jared Wood Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Christian K. Lassen

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Ward Estate & Family Law

616 Washington Street, No 6
Lynn, MA, 01901

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive200804/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyWard Estate & Family Law2013 - Present
AssociateMavros & Fitzgerald2011 - Present
HR GeneralistColdwell Banker Residential Brokerage2008 - 2011
HR CoordinatorHorizons for Homeless Children2006 - 2008
ParalegalLaw Office of Mary-Ellen Manning2003 - 2006

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nahant Advisory & Finance CommitteeChairperson2014 - Present
BNI Atlantic Referral ExchangePresident2014 - Present
Marblehead Arts AssociationBoard Member2014 - Present
01908 Inc.Vice President2012 - Present
Greater Lynn Area Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Copley Society of Art - CirclePresident2008 - 2013

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD2008
University of New HampshireBusiness AdminsitrationBS - Bachelor of Science1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Local Speakers SeriesGuardianship Nomination Workshop2014