Washington and Lee University School of Law J.D. 2002
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
As a member of our firm’s Healthcare and Litigation Groups, Justin Ward provides principled and resilient counsel when supporting his clients’ legal needs. He joined Sands Anderson in 2002, and works within our collaborative community to make sure each client gets the care and attention they deserve.
Justin helps a variety of clients navigate complex civil litigation cases. With vigor and a keen eye for detail, he has represented health care providers who have been sued or accused of medical malpractice. His in-depth knowledge and experience in health care law allow Justin to adapt to and handle a variety of cases across the field.
When working through general liability claims, Justin partners with clients to understand their objectives and present the strongest possible case at trial. He tailors unique strategies and approaches to help his clients reach their legal goals. Justin also offers his skills and talents when advising clients on insurance coverage.
Justin has tried numerous jury trials and presented multiple cases to an arbitrator in lieu of a jury trial. In addition, he has significant mediation experience. He believes each client is entitled to zealous defense, and works to support their success in every step.
Virginia Business magazine "Legal Elite" in Healthcare Law 2016-2017
Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Healthcare 2014-2015
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Limiting Legal Risk in the Practice of Dentistry" Presented with attorney Michael Marr to the Rappahannock Valley Dental Society - January 15, 2018
Defense Research Institute
Richmond Bar Association Judicial Committee, 2015-present
Membership Committee, 2012-2015
CLE Committee, 2010-2012