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David John Ward

About Me

David J. Ward is an experienced litigator who has focused his practice on family law cases involving entrepreneurs. the polestar of his practice is straight forward: Accomplish his clients' goals and objectives, through negotiations where possible, through litigation when necessary.


A competent lawyer can settle your case; a good lawyer can try your case; a great lawyer knows when each is appropriate.Contact David J. Ward today at He can help determine which is appropriate in your case and how to best achieve your goals.


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Practice Areas


  1. Alimony: 25%
  2. Child Custody: 25%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 25%
  4. Family: 25%



Hourly ($300-400/hour), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Kellie Chappell Gonzalez

    I endorse this lawyer. He was always a great source of information on cases.


    Kellie Gonzalez Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • June Nephew Lynn

    I endorse this lawyer. He is a strong advocate for his clients.


    June Lynn Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Ward Law Firm

3235 Satellite Boulevard
Building 400; Suite 300
Duluth, GA, 30096


GAActive Member in Good Standing 201309/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Award for Outstanding ServiceWake County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers2009
Award for Special Services to the SchoolCampbell University2004
Order of Old KivettCampbell University2004
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding MemberThe Ward Law Firm2013 - Present
AssociateLowendick Law Office2011 - 2013
Contract AttorneyPartners Group2010 - 2011
Founding MemberThe Ward Law Firm, PA2005 - 2010
Legal InternFederal Public Defender2003 - 2003
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Accountant-Lawyer AlianceFounding Member2015 - Present
Georgia Defense Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2014 - Present
Gwinnett County Bar Association, Divorce/Family SectionMember2014 - Present
Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial LawyersFormer President2006 - 2010
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeAppellate Committee2005 - 2010
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. Fowler, 676 S.E.2d 523 (2009)N/A
State v. Via, 676 S.E.2d 909 (2009)N/A
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Publication NameTitleDate
The Legal Guy BlogNolo Contendre Pleas in Georgia2013
The Legal Guy BlogCivil Contempt vs. Criminal Contempt2013
The Legal Guy BlogThe Types of Child Custody2013
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
North Carolina State UniversityBusiness ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Local Continuing Legal EducationCourt Interpreters and Non-Indigent Clients2009