Mr. Leo S. Ward

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Mr. Ward received a bachelor's degree in English, magna cum laude, from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota; a Master's Degree in English Literature from the University of Notre Dame; and a Juris Doctorate with high honors from the University of Montana School of Law. Mr. Ward's primary practice areas are litigation and insurance defense. Mr. Ward frequently lectures on workers' compensation issues and related matters. Mr. Ward was an editor of the Montana Law Review, 1986-1987.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Workers' Compensation Defense
  • Employment Litigation
  • Asbestos Defense
  • Disabilities
  • Motor Carrier Defense
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Class Action Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Municipal Defense
  • Municipal Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
406-443-6820  Phone
406-443-6882  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1697, Helena, MT 59601
University Attended:
St. John's University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1978; University of Notre Dame, M.A., 1979
Law School Attended:
University of Montana, J.D., with high honors, 1987
Year of First Admission:
1987, Montana
State Bar of Montana; American Bar Association; Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association.
Birth Information:
South Bend, Indiana, October 13, 1956
Reported Cases:
McFerran v. Consolidated Freightways, 57 St. Rep. 1558 (2000); Thompson v. CIGNA, 57 St. Rep. 1292 (2000); Kudloff v. City of Billings, 860 P.2d 140 (Mont. 1993); Martelli v. Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, 852 P.2d 579 (Mont. 1993); Hughes v. State Fund, 833 P.2d 1099 (Mont. 1992); Anderson Insurance Agency v. City of Belgrade, 803 P.2d 648 (Mont. 1990); State Fund v Murray, 2005 MT 97; Eastman v INA, 2000 MT 216; Flesch v MacDonald's, 2005 MT 235; Wrigg v L&H, LLC, 2006 MT 338.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmericanExpress and Other

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (18 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 03/15/13 in Workers Compensation

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 03/30/12 in Litigation

    Leo Ward is one Montana's finest defense litigator lawyers. I endorsed him wholeheartedly, even if I dont always agree with him.

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