Ward Ballerstedt

Ward Ballerstedt

Ward was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, where he continues to reside. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Kentucky in 2002, and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville – Louis D. Brandeis School of Law in 2006. He is licensed to practice in Kentucky, and is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Biographical Information:

Born and resides in Louisville, Kentucky.


University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
Louisville, Kentucky
Juris Doctor

2003 — 2006

University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Bachelor of Business Administration

1999 — 2002

Professional Experience:

Fulton, Devlin & Powers LLC
Louisville, Kentucky

2014 — Present

The Rawlings Group
LaGrange, Kentucky

Associate General Counsel

2013 — 2014

Fogle, Kellery, Purdy, PLLC / Ferrier & Fogle, PLLC
Louisville, Kentucky

Associate (2006 - 2011)
Partner (2012 - 2013)

2006 — 2013

Professional Memberships:

Kentucky Bar Association

Workers' Compensation Section

2006 — Present

Professional Activities & Accomplishments:

Westfield Insurance Company

Golden Gavel Recipient


Kentucky Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section

2012 Mid-Winter Meeting
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Guest Speaker


Published Decisions:

Vision Mining, Inc. v. Gardner, 364 S.W. 3d 455 (Ky. 2011)

Jones v. Aerotek Staffing, 303 S.W. 3d 488 (Ky. App. 2010)

Lutz v. Energy Conversion Cor p., 272 S.W. 3d 192 (Ky. 2008