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Practice Groups

Ward and Smith, P.A. is a full-service law firm with more than 90 attorneys working as a team from five offices spanning the coast to the mountains of North Carolina.  The Firm's goal is to provide exceptional service to our clients.  In order to focus on and respond to specific client needs, we have developed specialized practice groups in more than 30 areas and fields of law necessary to serve clients within various industries or segments of the market.  Many of these practice groups form the foundation of our Firm's history and have contributed to how we have continued to grow during good and bad economic times.  One of the Firm's strategic objectives is for at least two attorneys to have extensive, in-depth experience in each area of the law.  This approach provides our clients with responsive, high-quality, and cost-effective legal services.  Drawing on attorneys from different practice groups who are best qualified to address clients' problems assures clients that their distinct needs will be met.  At Ward and Smith, your legal matters are handled by attorneys who work together efficiently and effectively across practice areas.  Dedication to the practice of law and commitment to each and every client is our collective mission.  We are your established legal network with offices in Asheville, Greenville, New Bern, Raleigh, and Wilmington.