Ward & Associates Attorneys at Law

Ward & Associates, Counselors at Law, PC

Ward & Associates, Counselors at Law, PC is a Boston law firm, concentrating in real estate law.

Mr. Ward, founder and president of the firm, literally wrote the book on evictions and landlord and tenant law: Massachusetts Landlord-Tenant Practice: Law and Forms.

Mr. Ward’s second book in the series: Massachusetts Landlord-Tenant Practice: Law and Forms – Security Deposits and Last Month’s Rent is a comprehensive, very detailed 40-page book which focuses on solving the security deposit issues of owners and managers of property in Massachusetts.  See the banner to the right to learn more about this invaluable book and to order it now.

The firm concentrates in real estate law, residential and commercial landlord and tenant litigation, commercial lease disputes, property use disputes, housing discrimination, condominium law, accident claims and other areas listed above under the Areas of Practice pull down menu. Security deposit class action defense has recently become an area of expertise.

Ward & Associates, Counselors at Law, PC has recently developed an expertise in the area of counseling Airbnb, VRBO, and other hosts regarding the new Boston Short-Term Residential Rental Ordinance as it pertains to registration, exemption, and other new rules. Please contact us to learn more about your rights and responsibilities under this new city ordinance.

Ward & Associates, Counselors at Law, PC is concentrating more of its practice in appellate work involving the Appellate Divisions, the Appeals Court, and the Supreme Judicial Court. Please contact us for help with potential appellate cases you feel you might bring or against which you may be forced to defend.

We are dedicated to helping clients first avoid legal troubles with proper legal planning and then we are dedicated to helping our clients successfully overcome legal problems which prove unavoidable.

Our firm works hard for each client to bring our in-depth experience to bear consistently in each situation.

We review the facts and pertinent law.  Then we advise the client as to our opinion of the most cost-effective path to pursue to resolve the client’s problems. Sometimes this involves non-litigation resolution even if the client has been sued, such as mediation or arbitration.  However, many times litigation is unavoidable.  If so, we pursue the litigation imaginatively and relentlessly until we resolve the client’s problems, keeping in mind strategies which may end litigation early and cost-effectively.

G. Emil Ward, has practiced law for over forty years in Massachusetts.  Mr. Ward is licensed in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts.

G. Emil Ward is not just the head of litigation, but he is also an author, consultant, expert witness, and lecturer in law as well.

Please note we do not ordinarily represent residential tenants.  However, if the matter involves personal injury, we would consider the facts and make a case-by-case determination.

Learn more! Listen to President and Founder Emil Ward on Don't Get Burned In Real Estate

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