Jeffrey B. Osburn

Jeff 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 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).

> Injuries Involving Vehicles


> Aviation and
   Airplane Injuries

> Medical Malpractice

> Injuries at Work

> Injuries from Machines
   and Equipment


> Recreational Injuries
   and Premises Liability

> Injuries from Dogs

> Injuries Related
   to Alcohol

> Wrongful Denials of    Insurance Benefits


> Burn Injuries From Fires    and Explosives


> Wrongful Death Cases