Longview-based Ward & Smith Adds Attorney Akilah Craig, Debuts New Website

LONGVIEW, Texas – The Texas-based law firm Ward & Smith is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Akilah F. Craig as an associate in the firm’s home office in Longview, Texas.

Ms. Craig, a graduate of Baylor Law School, represents clients in a wide variety of cases involving personal injuries, commercial litigation, oil and gas disputes, and other areas of law.

“Akilah is an extremely talented attorney and an important member of our team,” says firm founder T. John “Johnny” Ward Jr. “Her dedication to solving clients’ legal issues benefits our clients and our entire firm.”

During law school, Ms. Craig participated in several national moot court and mock trial competitions and received numerous awards for excellence in oral advocacy. She earned her undergraduate degree at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa.

Ms. Craig is licensed to practice in all Texas state district courts in addition to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. She is a member of the Eastern District of Texas Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and the Texas Young Lawyers Association.

You can read more about Ms. Craig on the firm’s new website at http://www.wsfirm.com. The new site includes additional information on the firm’s suite of legal services and updated biographical information about the firm’s attorneys.

Longview, Texas-based Ward & Smith has tried more than 350 cases to verdict, earning a national reputation in high-stakes claims involving complex commercial litigation, intellectual property law, oil and gas matters, and serious personal injury claims. Ward & Smith frequently assists lawyers nationwide in complex cases before Texas juries.