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Charles P. Ward

also known as Charlie Ward

About me

Don & Charlie Ward are personal injury lawyers in Indianapolis experienced in car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents,  construction accidents, railroad accidents, aviation accidents, medical malpractice, head and spine injuries, nursing home injury, dog bite injuries, slip, trip & fall injuries, and wrongful death cases. Experienced trial lawyers, Don & Charlie Ward, have served injured citizens in the state of Indiana by negotiating, trying and mediating claims for more than 85 combined years.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    27 years
  2. Trucking Accident: 30%
    27 years
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 20%
    27 years
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    27 years



Contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:


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Contact info


INActive In Good Standing198908/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Indiana Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubble2014
Lead Counsel RatingLead Counsel Review Board2014
Indiana Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubble2013
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2007
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2006
Indiana Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2005
State DelegateAmerican Association for Justice2003
State DelegateAmerican Association for Justice2002
State DelegateAmerican Association for Justice2001
State DelegateAmerican Association for Justice2000
State DelegateAmerican Association for Justice1999
State DelegateAmerican Association for Justice1998
State DelegateAmerican Association for Justice1997
Chair, Young Lawyers SectionIndiana Trial Lawyers Association1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner / PartnerWard & Ward Law Firm1989 - Present
Law ClerkIndiana Supreme Court1988 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1989 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1989 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember2004 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
John & Jane Doe v. Anonymous Co.Settlement for Plaintiff
John Doe v. Anonymous, et alJury Trial - award to Plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
lawyers.comTruck Accident Victims: Who's Liable for Your Injuries?2011
lawyers.comHow Much Med-Pay Coverage is Enough?2011
lawyers.comEvaluating Damages for Personal Injury Claims, Part I: Economic Losses2011
lawyers.comEvaluating Damages for Personal Injury Claims, Part II - Non-Economic Losses2011
Res Gestae (Indiana State Bar Association)Journey's Account Statute: litigator's little-known friend1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, IndianapolisN/AJD - Juris Doctor1989
Butler UniversityHistory/Political ScienceLiberal Arts and Sciences1985
Pike High SchoolCollege PrepHigh School Graduate1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Updated Law in IndianaPersonal Injury and Estate PlanningN/A
Presentation for church membersAuto Negligence ClaimsN/A
International VisaPersonal Injury Law in IndianaN/A
Indiana Retirement Planning WorkshopRetirement PlanningN/A