THREE TIME TOP 40 UNDER 40 ATTORNEY

DANA K. SMITH

Attorney Smith is an attorney at Ward Law Group, PLLC and concentrates his practice on the field of Workers’ Compensation. Prior to working for Ward Law Group, PLLC, he was 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, receiving dual bachelor’s degrees in Justice Studies and English/Journalism. While working towards his journalism degree, Attorney Smith wrote for both The New Hampshire (TNH) and the Nashua Telegraph as a staff writer. He then went on to law school at the University of New Hampshire School of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 2013.

Attorney Smith is currently a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association and the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service. He also serves on the board of trustees for the Kreiva Academy Public Charter School. Attorney Smith regularly appears in New Hampshire’s District and Family Courts as well as before the New Hampshire Superior Court.

Attorney Smith was selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of New Hampshire’s Rising Stars–an award given in recognition of professional achievement and is earned annually by less than 2.5 percent of attorneys from each state. He is also recognized in the fields of Workers’ Compensation and Family law and was selected by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Attorney for three consecutive years .

Attorney Smith is a lifelong New Hampshire resident. In addition to spending time with his family, he is an avid sports fan and enjoys playing softball and flag football. He currently lives in southern NH with his wife Keaghan, son Levi, and dog Riley.