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Dana K. Smith

Dana K. Smith

Ward Law Group, PLLC
  • Workers' Compensation
  • New Hampshire
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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 a current member of the New Hampshire Bar Association and their Lawyer Referral Service along with previously serving on the Board of Trustees for Kreiva Academy. 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.

Education
University of New Hampshire School of Law
J.D. (2013)
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University of New Hampshire
B.A. (2009) | English/Journalism and Justice Studies
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Ward Law Group, PLLC
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Attorney
Patch, Fitzgerald and Ward, PA
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Managing Attorney
Law Offices of Dana K. Smith
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Attorney
Law Office of Paul C. English
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Workers' Compensation Practice Can Be More Like "Good Will Hunting" than "A Few Good Men"
New Hampshire Bar News
Parenting Planned
Manchester Ink Link
Certifications
Justice of the Peace
State of New Hampshire
Awards
Top 40 under 40
National Trial Lawyers Association
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers Association
Rising Star
Super Lawyers Magazine
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers Association
Top 40 under 40
National Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
Kreiva Academy Public Charter School
Board of Trustees
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New Hampshire Bar Association  # 265337
Member
- Current
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New Hampshire Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Hampshire
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
    Workers' Compensation
Languages
  • English
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Ward Law Group PLLC
28 Webster Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Telephone: (603) 232-5220
Fax: (603) 232-5230
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Ward Law Group, PLLC
2 Whitney Road, #11
Concord, NH 03301
Toll-Free: (603) 945-8388
Fax: (603) 232-5230
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Ward Law Group, PLLC
180 Main Street
Littleton, NH 03561
Telephone: (603) 605-1488
Fax: (603) 232-5230
Monday: 8:30 AM - 4 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 4 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Ward Law Group, PLLC
1 Tara Boulevard, Suite 200
Nashua, NH 03062
Toll-Free: (603) 384-3272
Fax: (603) 232-5230
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
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Ward Law Group, PLLC
155 Fleet Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Telephone: (603) 605-1133
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Ward Law Group, PLLC
300 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Plymouth, NH 03264
Telephone: (603) 606-9643
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Ward Law Group, PLLC
102 Seavey Street
North Conway 03860
Telephone: (603) 605-8407
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)