Crawford Ward

Crawford Ward

Evanston, Illinois

Crawford Ward is an associate attorney with the firm. He represents clients in disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income cases at the hearing and appellate levels. Before joining the firm, he wrote federal district court briefs appealing benefit denials. Crawford attended the University of Illinois and Depaul University College of Law where he helped build a public interest certificate program. He was a clerk in the HIV/AIDS program at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago and a Cudahy Fellow at the Cook County Law Office of the Public Defender and has been active in community-based assistance projects. Prior to law school, Crawford was a response manager with the American Red Cross Disaster Services program in Chicago, Atlanta, and Riverside County, California.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Social Security

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2008


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2008
  • University of Illinois, Illinois - 1999
    • Major: Sociology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 2018 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Resurrection Project Citizenship Workshops, 2017 - Present