also known as Ward Beaudry
Ward Beaudry is a Marine Corps veteran with deep Texas roots who has the heart and knowledge to help individuals, families and businesses navigate the complex areas of legal life.
Ward is an authority in the areas of wills, trusts, estates, probate, elder law, trust and estate litigation, corporate litigation, family business and succession planning, and mediation.
For the past four years, he has been named a Texas Super Lawyer, an award based on peer reviews and independent research.
For more than 50 years the law firm of what today is known as Winn, Beaudry & Winn, has been consistently rated as one of the top estate planning law firms in North Texas. The firm prides itself on meticulous care of clients with compassion grounded in experience.
Ward has significant experience with the follow legal areas:
Ward serves a wide variety of clients, for example:
Among Ward’s special licenses and certifications:
Ward has been active in the community doing volunteer work, fundraising and pro bono legal work for a number of organizations, including theAmerican Heart Association, the MS150 Bike Ride to Cure Multiple Sclerosis and the Lake Highlands Exchange Club. He is the general counsel and a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Dallas Child Abuse Prevention Center, now called Family Compass.
Ward received his bachelor’s degree from Austin College in 1963 and graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1965. He was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1965 and authorized to argue before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1969.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1965||07/16/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2015|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2014|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Super Lawyers||Thomson Reuters||2013|
|SuperLawyer 2012--Estate Planning||Thomson Reuters||2012|
|President, Corporate Partner||Winn, Beaudry & Winn||1981 - Present|
|Lt.. Col.||U.S. Marine Corps||1965 - 1969|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|College of the State Bar of Texas||N/A||2000 - Present|
|National Association of Estate Planners and Councils||N/A||1995 - Present|
|Accredited Estate Planner||N/A||1995 - Present|
|Estate Planning Council of North Texas||Charter Member||N/A|
|American Arbitration Association||N/A||N/A|
|ElderCare Matters||Charter Member||N/A|
|Dallas Bar Foundation||Past Chairman, Life Fellow||N/A|
|Veterans' Administration Accredited Attorney||N/A||N/A|
|National Eldercare Professionals Community||N/A||N/A|
|Dallas Estate Planning Council||N/A||N/A|
|AARP Legal Services Network||N/A||N/A|
|University of Texas School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||N/A||1965|
|Austin College||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1963|
|National Business Institute||Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is Important||2011|
|National Business Institute||Estate Administration Procedures||2008|
|NBI||Fundamental Issues In Elder Law||2007|