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"Michael Abelson is a very experienced litigator. I've personally worked with him on several cases and have been impressed with his skills. I highly recommend him."Joseph Abromovitz Esq., Boston, MA
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Michael A. Abelson
Michael A. Abelson is a personal injury attorney who concentrates on helping people who have been seriously injured. Mr. Abelson represents clients in a variety of cases including those arising from medical negligence, car accidents, defective products, construction site injuries and insurance bad faith. For more than 30 years, Mr. Abelson has been a member of the state bars of Maryland, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, and he has been representing injured clients in these geographic areas.
Mr. Abelson is a senior attorney at the Abelson Law Firm, a full-service personal injury law firm with the goal of seeking justice and fair compensation for those who have been seriously hurt by the negligence or wrongful acts of others. Attorney Abelson’s accomplishments are numerous, and he has received many awards and won many notable cases.
Recognition and Awards
Michael A. Abelson was recognized by the D.C. Trial Lawyers Association as the “Lawyer of the Year” for Washington, D.C. Mr. Abelson was also honored by Washingtonian Magazine for being among “The Cream of the Legal Establishment.” This honor was conferred after Mr. Abelson was selected by judges and peers.
Attorney Abelson has also been awarded an “AV Rating” by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating available and is given to legal professionals who have adhered to professional standards of ethics/conduct and who have pre-eminent legal abilities. AV Ratings are also determined by fellow attorneys and peers.
Educational and Professional Background
Mr. Abelson earned his B.A. in 1971 from Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pa. He earned his J.D. from the New England Law School in Boston, where he graduated cum laude in 1974. After graduating, Attorney Abelson was admitted to practice in a number of jurisdictions:
- Massachusetts Bar in 1974
- Pennsylvania Bar and admitted to practice before the U.S. District of Massachusetts in 1975
- District of Columbia Bar and the Maryland Bar in 1977
- U.S. Court for the District of Columbia in 1977
- U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland in 1984
- Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2002.
Attorney Abelson is also a sustaining member of the D.C. Trial Lawyers Association, the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Attorney Abelson has litigated a wide variety of injury cases, including complex claims related to medical negligence, auto accidents, product defects, construction accidents, insurance bad faith, and other personal injury matters.
Notable cases include:
- Foshee v. Consolidated Rail Corporation, 849 F.2d 657, 270 US App. DC 326, 1988
- McNeal v. Hi-Lo Powered Scaffolding, 836 F.2d 637, 266 US App. DC 473, 1988
- Hoehn v. United States of America, 217 F. Supp. 2d 39, D.D.C. 2002.
To schedule a free consultation about your case with Attorney Michael A. Abelson, call 1-888-7979-4242 or 202-331-0600 today. You can also contact Mr. Abelson online via our contact form or via email at email@example.com.
Michael Cohen, MD
The Abelson Law Firm has the privilege of working with preeminent medical consultant and board-certified physician Michael Cohen, MD. When you consult with the Abelson Law Firm, Dr. Cohen will provide his medical expertise in evaluating your case. Dr. Cohen can also advocate for you and act as your guide as you go through the process of obtaining medical assistance and undergoing necessary rehabilitation.