Attorneys at Ward, Smith & Norris, P.A.

William F. Ward, III legal professionals

At Ward, Smith & Norris, P.A. Attorneys at Law, we have a staff of experienced legal professionals, ready and able to assist you in your case. Take a look at our profiles below to get to know a little more about us and how we can help you. As our staff grows and changes, we will add more information to this page to keep you in the loop.

William F. Ward, III

William F. Ward, III

Bill Ward is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Wake Forest University Law School with a Juris Doctorate Degree. He is a lifelong resident of Craven County, North Carolina. For more than 33 years, his practice has focused on criminal defense, civil litigation, estates and estate planning, personal injury, workers compensation and social security disability cases. He is a Certified Mediator for North Carolina Superior Courts and Equitable Distribution and Family Financial cases. He has served as an Arbitrator for numerous cases and serves as a Court Appointed Arbitration for State District Court matters. He is licensed to practice in all North Carolina courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern District, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

George D. Norris, Jr.

George D. Norris, Jr.

George Norris, Jr. is a native of Trenton, North Carolina and a graduate of Jones Senior High School. He received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina Wilmington where he was inducted into the Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society and his J.D. from Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. While in law school Mr. Norris served as a Summer Associate for the Raleigh based firm of Tatum & Atkinson, PLLC and also served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Stephani W. Humrickhouse in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of North Carolina. Mr. Norris focuses his practice on criminal defense, family law, personal injury, and landlord/tenant issues. Mr. Norris practices extensively in Jones and Craven Counties.

Kirby H. Smith III

Kirby H. Smith III

We would like to welcome our newest partner Kirby H. Smith III.

PARALEGAL AND STAFF

The paralegals and staff at Ward, Smith & Norris, P.A. have more than 31 years of combined experience. They have been dedicated employees to the firm for many years. When our attorneys are in Court, they are always available to assist our clients in whatever they need.