Steven Ward

Dr. Stephen Ward

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

B.A., North Carolina State University
J.D., Mercer College
  • Assistant Professor teaching Business Law and Criminal Justice courses
  • National Association of Drug Court Professionals Conference- 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2015 Presenter
  • Nation Weed and Seed Conference – US Department of Justice 2000 and 2001, Presenter
  • Pennsylvania Association of Drug Court Professionals Annual Conference- 2006, Presenter
  • North Carolina Public Defenders Conference- 1998 and 2008, Presenter
  • National Drug Court Institute- Technical Assistance Visit, Pierre, SD 2009
  • Michigan Association of Drug Court Professionals Annual Conference- 2012, Presenter
  • Alabama Association of Drug Court Professionals Annual Conference- 2014, Presenter
  • Colorado Collaborative Justice Conference- 2015, 2016 Presenter
  • Illinois Problem Solving Courts Conference- 2015, 2016 Presenter
  • November 2008 to January 2011: Superior Court Coordinator. Responsible for setting Trial Court schedule and monitoring Felony Inventory and case dispositions.
  • November 2003 to November 2008: Unit Chief of Fraud and Property Crimes, a team of 7 prosecutors responsible for fraud, forgery, embezzlement, auto theft, business and residential burglary.
  • December 2001 to November 2003: Unit Chief of Crimes Against Persons, a team of 8 prosecutors responsible for rape, armed robbery, kidnapping, felony assault, felony weapons offenses
  • September 1998 to December 2001: Liaison Attorney between District Attorney’s Office and
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
  • October 1992 to September 1998: Unit Chief of Drug Prosecution Team, a team of 5 prosecutors responsible for all felony drug cases.
  • September 1985 to September 1992: Extensive experience in capital, felony and misdemeanor