Practice Areas

Fidelity & Surety  •  

Jose A. Ward is an associate in the firm’s Fidelity & Surety Group.

Before joining CSG Law, Jose was an associate at a northern New Jersey law firm where he focused on complex insurance and reinsurance coverage and defense matters, and he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Garry S. Rothstadt, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.

Jose earned his J.D., cum laude, from Rutgers Law School, and his B.S.B.A. from the University of Hartford. While in law school, Jose was the Senior Articles Editor of the Rutgers University Law Review. He also interned for several jurists, including the Honorable Barry T. Albin with the New Jersey Supreme Court, and with the legal department of a Fortune 500 company. Jose was also a Teaching Associate for legal analysis, writing and research skills and a clinical law student in the Education and Health Law Clinic.

Before pursuing a career in law, Jose developed the national fidelity and surety bond department of an insurance agency for nearly a decade. To demonstrate his understanding of the industry, Jose earned a professional designation as an Associate in Fidelity and Surety Bonding (AFSB) through The Institutes.


  • Rutgers Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2021)
  • University of Hartford (B.S.B.A., 2009)


  • New Jersey