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Ward B Rasmussen

Personal injury Attorney at Mesa, AZ

5.0   3 reviews
  • State Years
    Arizona - AZ 32 years
    Colorado - CO 29 years
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 1991
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State CO
    Acquired 1994
    Inactive No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Ward

Learn Ward’s areas of practice.

Practice area
  1. Personal injury
    Personal injuries resulting from car and motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, medical malpractice and dog bites

    33 years

I help people. Specifically, I help people recover from damages caused by other’s negligence. My typical client is you. Every year there are over 6 million car crashes with more than 40,000 fatalities linked to those accidents. In 2018, an estimated 4.5 million people were seriously injured in car crashes. I help the innocent victims of those crashes receive compensation for their injuries. Life is hard. Being injured complicates life. I take very seriously my role as an advocate for your rights.

I graduated Brigham Young University in 1983 (B.S., accounting) and the University of Arizona College of Law in 1991 (J.D.).

I was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 1991 and the State Bar of Colorado in 1994 (inactive). I am admitted to practice in the Arizona Supreme Court, the Colorado Supreme Court, the United States District Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

I am a member of the Arizona Association for Justice, Maricopa County Bar Association and West Valley Bar Association (past president).

I was born in Germany, grew up in Idaho, and moved to Arizona in 1983. I am married, have four children (Chase is my second) and a growing number of grandchildren.

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Rasmussen Injury Law, PLLC
1755 S Val Vista Drive
Suite 200
Mesa, AZ, 85204
Rasmussen Injury Law, PLLC
2033 E Speedway Blvd
Ste. 102
Tucson, AZ, 85719
Rasmussen Injury Law, PLLC
17235 N. 75th Avenue
Ste. E110
Glendale, AZ, 85308
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Posted by Patrick | February 4, 2015
Highly Professional Attorney
My wife and I were involved in a serious car accident, and were referred to Ward B. Rasmussen by one of his clients. The day I called Mr. Rasmussen was the day which lead to the successful resolution of our case. I was extremely concerned since the other driver was a foreign national, and was responsible for the accident. Throughout the process Mr. Rasmussen was able to address my questions and concerns, as well as provide timely updates in a professional and reassuring way. We found him highly competent and knowledgeable, and would recommend Mr. Ward Rasmussen to anyone seeking legal assistance.
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Posted by Sylvia | October 21, 2014
Happy Ward Rasmussen Handled My Case
I was fortunate to have Ward Rasmussen handle my case. I was hit by a car as I walked into my fitness center. The woman, a distracted driver, never saw me. I tried working with my insurance company but my case kept being passed from one adjustor to the next. Finally, my husband and I decided to call an attorney. We called Osteen&Harrison. A few days later I received a call from Mr Rasmussen. I did wonder if we had a case~we did! Ward got right on it and we received the entire insurance policy amount from the woman's policy. Ward also told us that we had an underinsured policy that we could receive. He worked on that and even worked on insurance payments from my husband's health insurance. We are very satisfied with the outcome. I hope to never need Ward's services again but if I do I would not hesitate to call him. Ward, Thank you!
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Posted by Ron | January 16, 2012
Great attorney
I was involved in a bad car accident on the 202 freeway. I chose Ward Rasmussen with O'Steen and Harrison after my accident because of their experience. The questions from the insurance company, doctors asking for payment, and the stress of the situation taught me how important it is to choose a good lawyer. They handled the insurance company's calls, medicals bills and restored my life. My case has settled and my life is back to normal. I would not hesitate to call Ward Rasmussen and O'steen and Harrison if I ever have another accident and would highly recommend them to anyone else needing legal assistance for an injury.
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  • Contingency 33%-40%


AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founding Partner
  • Rasmussen Injury Law PLLC
  • 2020 - Present
  • Partner
  • O'steen & Harrison, PLC
  • 2007 - 2019
  • Associate
  • Phillips & Associates Law Firm
  • 2005 - 2007
  • Associate
  • Davis Miles, PLLC
  • 2002 - 2005
  • Associate
  • Cluff & Associates
  • 1993 - 2002
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  • University of Arizona
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1991
  • Brigham Young University
  • BS
  • 1983

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Wrongful Death
  • Settlement


  • West Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Arizona Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Member
  • 1991 - Present
  • West Maricopa County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2013 - 2014
  • West Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Vice President
  • 2012 - 2013
  • West Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Treasurer
  • 2011 - 2012
  • West Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Secretary
  • 2010 - 2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2021

Attorney endorsements

Received (10)
Given (5)
Endorse Ward
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"Ward is an excellent attorney. I am fortunate to have him as a mentor. He is knowledgeable and experienced in all facets of personal injury cases."
Probate Attorney | Aug 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've known Ward for a few years now and I have had the opportunity to work with him on cases and refer matters to him. He is very competent and detailed in his work."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have had the privilege of working with Ward over the years and not only is his a great attorney, but a great guy to be with. His charm and professionalism is unmatched. He is a great personal injury attorney because he really cares about people."
Personal injury Attorney | May 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Ward. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | May 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Ward was my immediate supervisor and mentor when I worked at a large personal Injury law firm. Under his tutelage and supervision, I settled a large case for policy limits. This allowed a young mother and her daughter to recover what they were owed. Most importantly, I often reflect on his example of honor and integrity in the day to day practice of the law."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ward Rasmussen is one of the hardest working and knowledgable lawyers I know in the field of Personal Injury and wrongful death. He understands what it takes to build a case, and he consistently gets results for his clients. If I have a question over an issue, Ward is one of the few lawyers I know I can rely on for an answer. It is my honor to recommend him as a capable and caring lawyer to the public."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 28
Relationship: Co-worker
"Ward is a well-respected advocate in the community. He has an unwavering ability to empathize with his clients and resolve matters expeditiously while he continues to be a consummate professional."
Car accident Attorney | Aug 06
Relationship: Co-worker
"Ward is a very competent attorney who cares about his clients. He has the skills to negotiate a good settlement or litigate the case. I am pleased to endorse him without any reservation."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"Ward is smart and effective. He is dedicated to his clients and highly motivated to obtain meaningful results for them. I admire Ward's passion and highly recommend him."
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Mesa Personal injury Lawyer Ward B Rasmussen
Ward B Rasmussen
Personal injury Attorney
Mesa, AZ
Licensed for 32 years