Dana Smith

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in Manchester, New Hampshire

Ward Law Group, PLLC
Dana Smith
Ward Law Group, PLLC

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation

Licensed in New Hampshire since: 2013

Education: University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024
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Ward Law Group, PLLC

28 Webster Street
Manchester, NH 03104 Visit website

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An attorney at the law firm of Ward Law Group, Dana Smith serves clients in Manchester, New Hampshire. He helps workers who are injured at the workplace or while performing work-related duties heal and elevate their quality of life. Although his practice revolves around workers’ compensation, the breadth of his experience has enabled him to assist clients in personal injury, general civil litigation and family law matters as well.

Licensed to practice in all the state courts of New Hampshire since 2013, Mr. Smith has also appeared before the New Hampshire Superior Court. He earned a double bachelor’s degree in justice studies and English/journalism from The University of New Hampshire in 2009 followed by his Juris Doctor from The University of New Hampshire School of Law in 2013.

As a law student, Mr. Smith has written extensively and authored scholarly articles for prominent journals such as The Wall Street Journal, and one of his articles was highlighted in its Best of the Web Sunday Column. He served as a legal intern at the New Hampshire Public Defender’s Office where he gained useful skills and practical knowledge. He also worked at several other well-known New Hampshire law firms before joining his current law firm.

With a passion for law and for giving back to the New Hampshire community he was born and brought up in, Mr. Smith stays active and involved in several professional organizations. He is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association and a part of its Lawyer Referral Service.

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Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 100% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 2013, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage: https://wardlawnh.com/attorneys/dana-k-smith/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
Educational Background:
  • University of New Hampshire, receiving dual bachelor’s degrees in Justice Studies and English/Journalism, 2009
Videos:
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Honors/Awards:
  • New England Rising Star 2023, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • Top 25 Workers' Compensation Attorney, Workers' Compensation - Top 25, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2023
  • Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff's Attorney, Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2023
  • New England Rising Star 2022, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2022
  • Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff's Attorney, Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2022
  • New England Rising Star 2021, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff's Attorney, Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2021
  • Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff's Attorney, Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2020
  • Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff's Attorney, Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Lawline for the NH Bar Association, 2023
  • Board of Trustees for the Kreiva Academy Public Charter School
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Chairman, Workers' Compensation Section of NH Bar Association, 2023
  • Chairman, Workers' Compensation Section of NH Bar Association (2nd Term), 2024
  • Member, New Hampshire Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Service, 2013
  • Member, New Hampshire Bar Association, 2013
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Justice of the Peace, 2024
Industry Groups:
  • Employees

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Dana is one of NH's top worker's comp attorneys. He is presently one of the only attorneys I will send these cases to because the quality of his work is unmatched.”

“Exceptional lawyer in Workers' Compensation”

“Dana is becoming one of NH's top worker's compensation attorneys!”

“Excellent attorney, particularly in Workers’ Compensation.”

Office location for Dana Smith

28 Webster Street
Manchester, NH 03104

Phone: 603-232-5220

Selections

4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024

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