Dana Smith

Ward Law Group, LLC
28 Webster Street
Manchester, NH 03104
603-232-5220
www.wardlawnh.com


Attorney Smith is the Senior Associate Attorney at Ward Law Group, PLLC and concentrates his practice on the area of Workers’ Compensation law. Upon graduating from the University of New Hampshire in 2009, he received 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 Concord District Court, and completed a full-time legal residency at Normand & Higham in Manchester, NH.

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.

Attorney Smith is recognized in the field 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. Also, in 2021, Attorney Smith was selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of New England’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 the region.

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.