William S. Durr - Ward and Smith, P.A.

William S. Durr

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Mr. Durr is leader of the Litigation Practice Group and his practice experience encompasses civil litigation in both the state and federal courts.  He has represented clients in a broad variety of complex construction, business, and commercial disputes.  Mr. Durr's civil litigation experience includes depositions, pre-trial and dispositive motions, mediations, arbitrations, jury trials, and appeals.  Other areas of his litigation practice include insurance coverage disputes, personal injury, agribusiness litigation, and representation of professional athletes and other high net worth individuals in a variety of family law matters.  Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Durr practiced civil litigation in Binghamton, New York.  He also presided over numerous jury trials in his capacity as the Acting Village Justice and Village Justice for the Village of Johnson City, New York

University of RochesterBA 1987Washington University in St. LouisJ.D. 1990
American Angus AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationAsheville Area Chamber of CommerceAsheville Home Builders AssociationEastern North Carolina Inn of CourtNorth Carolina Angus AssociationNorth Carolina Bar AssociationVirginia Angus Association* Please see the following websites for an explanation of the membership standards for the following recognitions:

Office Location

82 Patton Avenue, Suite 300
P.O. Box 2020
Asheville, NC 28802-2020
United States


Practice Areas

Family Law (Litigation)