Ward Merdes

Ward Merdes

Merdes Law Office, P.C.
  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims
  • Alaska, California, Washington
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Summary

Board 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.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wrongful Death
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Fees
  • 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.
  • Contingent Fees
    We are only paid attorney fees if we successfully get your claim paid. No recovery - no fee.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Our standard fee is 33% of what we recover for you. No recovery - no fee.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alaska
California
Washington
Professional Experience
Director
Alaska Association for Justice
- Current
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.
Education
Cornell University
MBA / Business
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Santa Clara University School of Law
J.D.
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Editor-in-Chief, Santa Clara Law Review
Honors: Cum laude
Santa Clara University
B.S. / Economics
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Awards
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.
Professional Associations
Member
Alaska State Bar # 8906027
Current
President's Club Member
American Association for Justice
- Current
Certifications
Board Certified Civil Litigation Specialist
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Contact & Map
Ward Merdes
455 3rd Ave. #225/226
P.O. Box 71309
FAIRBANKS, AK 99707
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 452-3741
Telephone: (907) 452-5400
Fax: (907) 452-8879