Merdes Law Office, P.C.
About Ward MerdesBoard certified trial attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Lecturer for the American Association for Justice. Extensive trial experience. Born/raised in Alaska. MBA from Cornell. Fair, honest and work hard. We only represent people we like and trust. Life is too short.
Directory Practice Areas
- Personal Injury
- Insurance Claims
Additional Practice Areas
- Wrongful Death
- Car Accidents
- Insurance Bad Faith
- Contingent Fees
- We are only paid attorney fees if we successfully get your claim paid. No recovery - no fee.
- Free Consultation
- Call toll free: 866-452-3741 for a confidential and free evaluation of your claim. We are board certified specialists who focus on car/trucking accidents, personal injury and wrongful death claims.
- Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
- Our standard fee is 33% of what we recover for you. No recovery - no fee.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|Board Certified Civil Litigation Specialist (National Board of Trial Advocacy)|
|Director, Alaska Association for Justice|
|The Alaska trial bar is represented by the Alaska Association for Justice (AAJ). I've served as an AAJ director for years. It's a good group that helps injured people fight insurance company abuse.|
|Santa Clara University School of Law - Santa Clara University||J.D.|
|Honors: Cum laude|
|Details: Editor-in-Chief, Santa Clara Law Review|
|Santa Clara University||B.S.||Economics|
|Diplomate, Association Trial Lawyers of America|
|ATLA's "Diplomate" award is the highest education award offered by ATLA. It requires over 400 hours of additional education in trial presentation.|
|Advanced Studies in Trial Advocacy, Association Trial Lawyers of America|
|ATLA's National College of Advocacy initiated the "Advanced Studies in Trial Advocacy" program in the early 1990's. It involves an incredible amount of eduation and teaching. I was the first attorney in the nation to earn this designation.|
|Member, Alaska State Bar|
|President's Club Member, American Association for Justice|
WEBSITES & BLOGS
Blog: InjuryBoard Blog
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