The Ward Law Firm, L.L.C.

An Agile Firm For A Quickly Changing World

About Us

Estate Plans and Successions

Our attorneys can help you with your estate plan. From WIlls and Trusts to Durable Powers of Attorney to Medical Powers of Attorney, we will work with you to find an estate plan that meets your needs. 

We also represent clients in succession proceedings in Louisiana, and probate proceedings in Mississippi.

Business Formations and Representation

Do you have dreams of owning your own business? Do you want to purchase real estate as an investment? We help our clients through the process of setting up companies. We also represent companies in contract drafting, negotiation, and disputes. 

Real Estate

The Ward Law Firm represents individuals and institutions in connection with the purchase and sale of commercial and residential properties in Louisiana and Mississippi, and all phases of real estate development and financing. Our attorneys prepare and review purchase and sale agreements, advise on negotiation options, and represent clients in real estate-related litigation.

We represent clients before Federal, State, and Local governmental agencies on land use, permitting, and zoning matters.

Through our title company, Landmark Title Group, LLC, we handle commercial and residential closings throughout Louisiana and Mississippi. Landmark Title Group, LLC is an authorized agent for First American Title Insurance Company, Inc. and Chicago Title. 

Contact Us

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The Ward Law Firm, L.L.C.

1011 N Causeway Blvd, Suite 3, Mandeville, LA 70471

(985) 624-5678


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Our Attorneys

J Ronald Ward Jr

J. Ronald Ward, Jr. is licensed to practice in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. After graduating from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Mr. Ward began an active litigation practice initially with Lobman, Carnahan & Batt in Metairie, Louisiana; and later with Leake & Andersson in New Orleans. 

In 2001, Ron relocated his practice to the Mandeville-Covington area. Mr. Ward was elected by his peers to the Young Lawyer Section Council of the Louisiana State Bar Association to represent the New Orleans District. He later served on the Council representing the Baton Rouge/Northshore district. Ron represented the State of Louisiana to the Young Lawyer Division of the American Bar Association; and later on the Health Law Section Council of the American Bar Association. He also served on the Board of the New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel, and served on the Louisiana Law Institute. He is currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Land Title Association, and serves on the legislative committee of the Louisiana Land Title Association. He is also an active member in the American Land Title Association and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Ward's practice is a blend of litigation and transactional in the areas of real estate, estate planning, probates/successions, construction, business formation, and governmental permitting.

Alycia Olano Ward

Alycia Olano Ward graduated from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center. During law school, Ms. Ward was selected to the Louisiana Law Review. She is an inductee into the Paul M. Hebert School of Law's Hall of Fame. She is a member of the Order of the Coif. Alycia started her practice in the commercial litigation section of Monroe & Lemann, which was one of the oldest firms in New Orleans.  She currently practices in the area of real estate law. Ms. Ward is a member of the Louisiana Land Title Association and the American Land Title Association.