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Dana K. Smith Esquire - Manchester, NH

28 Webster Street Manchester, NH 03104

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Manchester Workers' Compensation Lawyer

Overview

Attorney Smith is the Senior Associate Attorney at Ward Law Group, PLLC and concentrates his practice on the area of Workers' Compensation law. He previously worked as an associate attorney at Paul English Law, a general practice law firm in Manchester, NH. After practicing both Family and Workers' Compensation law, he now seeks to focus on advocating and representing injured employees...
Attorney Smith is the Senior Associate Attorney at Ward Law Group, PLLC and concentrates his practice on the area of Workers' Compensation law. He previously worked as an associate attorney at Paul English Law, a general practice law firm in Manchester, NH. After practicing both Family and Workers' Compensation law, he now seeks to focus on advocating and representing injured employees.

Attorney Smith graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2009, receiving a dual bachelor's degree in Justice Studies and English/Journalism. He then went on to law school at the University of New Hampshire School of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 2013. While in law school, Attorney Smith interned as a private investigator and Rule 36 Attorney with the New Hampshire Public Defender, mediated small claims cases in the Concord District Court, and did a full-time legal residency at Normand Higham in Manchester.

Attorney Smith is currently a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association and the New Hampshire Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service in addition to having a seat as a "Young Professional" at the USA500 Club's New Hampshire division. He also served on the Kreiva Academy's Board of Trustees from 2020-2022. He regularly appears in Concord at the New Hampshire Department of Labor as well as before the Compensation Appeals Board for Workers' Compensation hearings.

In 2021, Attorney Smith was selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of New Hampshire's Rising Stars in the legal field - an award given in recognition of professional achievement and is earned annually by less than 2.5 percent of qualified attorneys from each state. He is also recognized in the fields of Workers' Compensation and has been selected by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Attorney for four consecutive years .

Attorney Smith is a lifelong resident of New Hampshire and currently lives in the Manchester area. He is an avid New England sports fan and enjoys playing softball, disc golf, and spending time with his family.

About Dana K. Smith Esquire

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation 100%

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Languages

  • English

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 2013

Other Affiliations

  • New Hampshire Bar Association, 2013 - Present (Member)
  • Kreiva Academy Public Charter School, 2020 - 2022 (Board of Trustees)
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Service, 2013 - Present (Member)
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Workers' Compensation, 2022 - Present (Chairman)
  • USA400 New Hampshire Club, 2022 - Present (Young Professional Seat)

Education

  • University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, New Hampshire
    J.D.
  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
    B.A.
    Major: Justice Studies
    Major: English/Journalism

Past Positions

  • Patch, Fitzgerald, and Ward, Associate Attorney, 2016 - 2019
  • Law Offices of Dana K. Smith, Esq., Managing Attorney, 2016
  • Law Office of Paul C. English, Attorney, 2013 - 2016

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Dana K. Smith

Included on the 2024 New England list


Past Lists

  • 2023 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New England Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Dana K. Smith on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Top 40 under 40 - National Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Top 40 under 40 - National Trial Lawyers Association, 2020
  • Top 40 under 40 - National Trial Lawyers Association, 2021
  • Rising Star - Super Lawyers Magazine, 2021
  • Top 40 under 40 - National Trial Lawyers Association, 2022
  • Rising Star - Super Lawyers Magazine, 2022

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Office Information

Address

28 Webster Street Manchester, NH 03104

Fax

  • 603-232-5230

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

M-F: 8:30AM-5:00PM

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