John B. FitzGerald, III

John B. FitzGerald, III: Attorney with Patch, FitzGerald & Ward, P.A.
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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.

Active in community organizations, Attorney FitzGerald has served on the Board of Directors for Serenity Place for over 14 years. In that capacity he served as President, Vice President, and Treasurer. Attorney FitzGerald also coached women’s soccer for St. John’s Regional School and Bishop Brady High School.

Hearings Officer, New Hampshire Department of Labor, 1983-1988. Co-Author: Administrative Law,New Hampshire Continuing Legal Education handbook, 1988; Workers' Compensation,New Hampshire Continuing Legal Education handbook, 1992.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Workers Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
866-757-2330  Phone
603-647-2600  Phone
603-647-2608  Fax
University Attended:
George Washington University, B.A., 1978
Law School Attended:
Vermont Law School, J.D., 1981
Year of First Admission:
1987, Massachusetts; 1991, New Hampshire
Manchester, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Springfield, Massachusetts, April 5, 1956

Peer Reviews

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Manchester, New Hampshire

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