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Kevin William Ward

Associate Attorney




Mr. Ward is a senior associate attorney with Wick & Trautwein, LLC. He joined the firm in March 2013. Prior to joining the firm worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Daniel J. Kaup in the District Court for the 8th Judicial District in Fort Collins, Colorado. Mr. Ward’s practice with the firm is focused on business organizations, business and commercial law, contracts, real estate, civil litigation, and mediation services.

After growing up in Crestone, Colorado, Mr. Ward moved to Fort Collins to attend Colorado State University in 1993. He received his B.A. in Liberal Arts, Art & Humanities in 1998 and his M.F.A. in Creative Writing with an emphasis on Poetry in 2007. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Ward worked with Sage Benefit Advisors in the sale, implementation, and administration of employee benefit plans for small businesses in northern Colorado.

Mr. Ward received his J.D. from University of Wyoming College of Law in 2011. During law school he worked as a graduate teaching assistant in Environmental Law & Policy. He worked as a research assistant for professors in the College of Business and the College of Law on topics ranging from privacy in the workplace to international human rights. During law school, Mr. Ward also worked with the Defender Aid Program, a program aimed at advocating for indigent clients in post-conviction proceedings. With the program Mr. Ward argued appeals before the Wyoming Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming. Additionally, Mr. Ward did extensive work on briefs submitted to the U.S. District Court, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Ward was admitted to practice law in Colorado in 2012.

Areas Of Practice

  • Business Organizations
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Mediation Services

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2019


  • University of Wyoming, College of Law, Laramie, Wyoming
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Graduate Teaching Assistant for Professor Debra Donahue in her class on Environmental Law & Policy
    • Honors: Research Assistant for Professors in the College of Business and the College of Law
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
    • B.A. – 1998
    • Major: Liberal Arts – Arts & Humanities
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
    • M.F.A. – 2007
    • Major: Creative Writing (Poetry)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Larimer County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • 8th Judicial District, Fort Collins, Colorado, Law Clerk, 2011 to 2013
  • Sage Benefit Advisors, Benefits Broker & Administrator, 2005 to 2008
  • Defender Aid Program – University of Wyoming College of Law

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, Canyon Concert Ballet here in Fort Collins
  • Board of Directors, Partners Mentoring Youth
  • Mediator for Small Claims Court in Larimer County
  • Pro Bono Program Volunteer, Larimer County