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Jared O’Connor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Manchester, NH

Shaheen & Gordon, PA
180 Bridge St
Manchester, NH 03104
Phone: 603-669-8080
Fax: 603-669-0903
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
Licensed in New Hampshire Since: 2003
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant (90%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jared O’Connor is an attorney with Shaheen & Gordon, PA, who represents clients in New Hampshire in workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. He has dedicated his career to advocating on behalf of working people, particularly those injured on the job.

Admitted to practice in the state of New Hampshire, he is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire. Mr. O’Connor is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the New Hampshire Bar Association; Governor at Large for the New Hampshire Association for Justice, for whom he is chair of the Workers' Compensation Section; a member of the national Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group; a member of the New Hampshire Workers' Compensation Appeals Advisory Board; and appointed to the NH Governor's Commission to Study the Incidence of PTSD in First Responders.   

In 1995, he graduated cum laude from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Philosophy. Moving on to law school, he graduated magna cum laude from Boston College Law School with his Juris Doctor. While in law school, he was an editor of the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review.

Known for his tenacious yet practical attitude, good humor and incisive legal analysis, he has a substantial success record in many areas of law as a civil appellate attorney, workers' compensation cases in particular. During his career, Mr. O’Connor has secured hundreds of thousands of dollars for clients who were injured on the job or in an accident. Dedicated to his work of helping clients, he also lobbies for the rights of injured workers at the State Legislature.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff


1 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013

About Jared O’Connor

First Admitted: 2003, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage:


  • Hawkins v. Commissioner
  • Appeal of Andrew Panaggio, __ N.H. __ (2019)
  • Appeal of Carlos Marti, __ N.H. __ (2016)
  • IMO Regan and Regan, 164 N.H. 1 (2012)
  • IMO State and Taylor, 153 N.H. 700 (2006)
  • Appeal of Timothy Carnahan, 160 N.H. 73 (2010)
  • Merchants v. Hardy, 153 N.H. 485, 2006
  • IMO Ball and Ball, __ N.H. __ 168 N.H. 133 (2015)
  • Osman v. Gagnon, 152 N.H. 359, 2005
  •  Berry v. Watchtower, 152 N.H. 407, 2005
  • Leeds v. BAE Systems
  • Appeal of Raymond Cover, __ N.H. __ (2016) WL 748418 (decided 2/26/16)
  • JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA v. Grimes


  • "Rising Star", Workers' Compensation, SuperLawyers, 2012 - 2013
  • Order of the Coif, Boston College Law School

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Editor, BC Environmental Affairs Law Review, Boston College Law School, 2002 - 2003

Educational Background

  • University of New Hampshire, B.A., English, Philosophy, Cum Laude, 1995

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 2003
  • Member, Workers’ Compensation Section, NH Bar Association
  • Co-chair, Legislative Committee, New Hampshire Association for Justice
  • Governor, New Hampshire Association for Justice
  • New Hampshire, 2003
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Office Location for Jared O’Connor

180 Bridge St
Manchester, NH 03104

Phone: 603-669-8080

Fax: 603-669-0903

Last Updated: 5/17/2021

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