Ward, Hocker and Thornton, PLLC Member, Walter A. Ward, was named in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018. Additionally, he was recognized as the 2018 Lexington Workers’ Compensation Law- Employers “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award.
Walter was a founding member of WHT in 1984. Since then, he has been devoted to litigation of workers’ compensation claims, representing insurers, self-insured companies, third-party administrators and professional employer organizations.
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