Patch, FitzGerald & Ward

Patch, FitzGerald & Ward

Over 20 years Experience Helping Injured New Hampshire citizens with Personal Injury, Automobile Accident, Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability and Family Law Matters. Call Today for a Free Phone Consultation.

Firm Overview

The law firm of Patch, FitzGerald & Ward is a statewide practice with over 60 years of combined experience representing clients throughout New Hampshire. Patch, FitzGerald & Ward concentrates in personal injury, automobile accidents, workers compensation, social security disability, and family law matters. Our goal is to give our clients personal service combined with the experience and knowledge to solve any legal problem. We look forward to the opportunity to work for you to achieve your legal goals. Contact Patch, FitzGerald & Ward at (603) 647-2600 for a free initial consultation. Put our many years of experience in personal injury, automobile accidents, workers compensation, social security disability law and family law. Our dedicated team of personal injury, automobile accidents, workers compensation, social security disability and family law attorneys aim to provide our clients with the highest level of client service.

Main Office

Main Office
28 Webster Street

Manchester NH 03104


(603) 647-2600


Other Offices

Patch, FitzGerald & Ward
74 Cottage Street

Dana Smith

Patch, FitzGerald & Ward

Attorney Smith's areas of concentration are landlord/tenant, family law, personal injury, workers' compensation and social security disability claims.

Attorney Smith is a life-long Manchester, NH resident and still resides here with his girlfriend and dog.

John Ward

Patch, FitzGerald & Ward

Attorney Ward's areas of concentration are Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, and Social Security Disability claims.

Attorney Ward was recently selected by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as one of the top ten personal injury attorneys under 40 in New Hampshire. Attorney Ward was also recently named by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a top 40 under 40 civil plaintiff attorney. He was also recently recognized in Super Lawyers Magazine as a rising star in the area of Workers' Compensation.

In addition to spending time with his family, he is an avid sports fan and enjoys attending UNH hockey and football games.
He currently lives in southern NH with his wife and two children.

John B. FitzGerald, III

Patch, FitzGerald & Ward

A founding partner of Patch, FitzGerald & Ward, Attorney FitzGerald concentrates in New Hampshire workers' compensation law and is a frequently requested speaker at continuing legal education seminars for attorneys, major regional employers, the New Hampshire Department of Labor and the Compensation Appeals Board. He is a graduate of George Washington University where he majored in economics. While living in Washington DC, he served on the staff of the United States Senate and handled constituent requests. He received his JD from Vermont Law School in 1981. He is currently admitted to practice in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He is also a member of the New Hampshire Workers' Compensation Subcommittee.

Prior to entering private practice, Attorney FitzGerald was a Workers' Compensation Hearings Officer at the New Hampshire Department of Labor for five years. He also served on the staff of the New Hampshire Emergency Management Agency for one year.

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