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Ward Merdes

Ward Merdes

Merdes Law Office, P.C.
  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims
  • Alaska, California, Washington
Claimed Lawyer Profile

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.

Santa Clara University School of Law
Editor-in-Chief, Santa Clara Law Review
Honors: Cum laude
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Santa Clara University
B.S. | Economics
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Cornell University
MBA | Business
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Professional Experience
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.
Board Certified Civil Litigation Specialist
National Board of Trial Advocacy
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
Alaska State Bar  # 8906027
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American Association for Justice
President's Club Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • 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.
Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wrongful Death
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Websites & Blogs
InjuryBoard Blog
Contact & Map
Ward Merdes
455 3rd Ave #225/226
P.O. Box 71309
Fairbanks, AK 99707
Toll-Free: (866) 452-3741
Telephone: (907) 452-5400
Fax: (907) 452-8879