David L. Ward , Jr. - Ward and Smith, P.A.

David L. Ward , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983

Mr. Ward's practice experience encompasses antitrust, banking, labor, personnel, litigation, trusts and estates, and all phases of business law.  He has represented banks, bank holding companies, public housing authorities, and community colleges on a multitude of issues.  Mr. Ward is a member of the American Bar Foundation and is the Director Emeritus of the Board of the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina and a current director of the East Carolina University Medical and Allied Health Foundation.  He also served on the Medlin Commission on the Future of the Courts in North Carolina and chaired its Technology Committee.  Mr. Ward has been rated by his peers as being "preeminent" in his fields of law.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBS 1957Duke UniversityJ.D. 1962
•American College of Trust and Estate Counsel•Carolinas Council of Housing, Redevelopment and Codes Officials•Christ Episcopal Church •Craven County Bar Association•Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court•Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference•Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce •North Carolina Bankers Association•North Carolina Bar Association•North Carolina Bar Association•North Carolina Chamber•United States District Court Magistrate Judge Panel * Please see the following websites for an explanation of the membership standards for the following recognitions:

Office Location

1001 College Court
P.O. Box 867
New Bern, NC 28563-0867
United States

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law (Commercial Finance, Enforcement, Finance, Loan Documentation, Mergers & Acquisitions)
Corporate Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation - Antitrust