Jeffrey B. Osburn

josburn@mcdowell-osburn.com

jeffrey-osburnJeff Osburn was born in Tecumseh, Michigan, graduating high school in 1965.  He received his mechanical engineering degree from General Motors Institute in 1970.  He graduated cum laude from University of Michigan Law School in 1973.

Since 1973, Jeff has practiced in New Hampshire devoting the entirety of his practice to civil litigation.

For twenty-eight years, Jeff represented both insured defendants and injured parties.  Since 2001, he has exclusively represented injured parties.  In his career, he has represented parties in more than 3,000 claims filed in court and has tried in excess of 100 jury trials to verdict.

Jeff is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, International Society of Barristers, and has been appointed a member of Best Lawyers of America each year for the past twenty years.  After a peer review conducted by Best Lawyers, Jeff was designated Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year for 2010 in the area of personal injury litigation.

Admitted:  1973, New Hampshire Bar Association; 1973 District Court for the District of New Hampshire; 2000 U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Memberships:  American Bar Association; New Hampshire Bar Association (Subcommittee:  Committee for Cooperation with Courts); New Hampshire Association for Justice; American Association for Justice; International Society of Barristers; American College of Trial Lawyers

Published Decisions:  Belanger v. MMG Ins. Co., 153 N.H. 584 (2006); Price v. Canadian Airlines, 429 F.Supp.2d 459 (D. N.H. (2006); Nilsson v. Bierman, 150 N.H. 393 (2003); John A. Cookson Co. v. New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc., 147 N.H. 352 (2001); General Elec. Co. v. American Annuity Grp., Inc., 137 F.Supp.2d 1 (D. N.H. 2001); EnergyNorth Natural Gas, Inc. v. Associated Elec. & Gas Ins. Services, Ltd., 21 F.Supp.2d 89 (D. N.H. 1998); Schaffer v. Timberland Co., 924 F.Supp. 1298 (D. N.H. 1996); Goodwin v. James, 134 N.H. 579 (1991); Kinnett v. Mass. Gas & Elec. Light Supply Co., 128 F.R.D. 22 (D. N.H. 1989); Kinnett v. Mass. Gas & Elec. Light Supply Co., 716 F.Supp. 695 (D. N.H. 1989); Kevlik v. Goldstein, 724 F.2d 844 (1st Cir. 1984); Thompson v. Sanborn, 568 F.Supp. 385 (D. N.H. 1983); Powley v. Lessard, 117 N.H. 991 (1977); Belkner v. Preston, 115 N.H. 15 (1975); American Red Ball Transit Co., Inc. v. McCarthy, 114 N.H. 514 (1974).

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