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The Abelson Law Firm, Lawyers
Personal Injury Lawyers
Washington DC
1717 K Street NW   
Suite 900   
WashingtonDC 20006
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Practice Information
Michael Abelson is an attorney who concentrates on helping people who have been seriously injured. Mr. Abelson represents clients in a variety of cases including those arising from commercial truck accidents, motor vehicle collisions, medical negligence, and traumatic brain injuries. For more than 40 years, he 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.

The Abelson Law Firm is 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

Mike Abelson was recognized by the D.C. Trial Lawyers Association as the “Lawyer of the Year” for Washington DC. 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. 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. Attorney Michael Abelson is admitted to practice in a number of jurisdictions:

Massachusetts Bar: 1974
Pennsylvania Bar and admitted to practice before the U.S. District of Massachusetts: 1975
District of Columbia Bar and the Maryland Bar: 1977
U.S. Court for the District of Columbia: 1977
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland: 1977
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court: 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.

To schedule a free consultation about your case you can contact Mr. Abelson online via our contact form or call the firm directly.

The Abelson Law Firm (Senor Partner) 1982 - Present

Super Lawyer(Super Lawyers) 2018
Super Lawyer (Super Lawyers) 2016
Super Lawyer (Super Lawyers) 2015
Super Lawyer (Super Lawyers) 2014
Washington DC Lawyer of the Year(Washington DC Trial Lawyers Association) 2008
The Cream of the Legal Establishment(Washingtonian Magazine) 1989
AV Rating(Martindale-Hubbell) 1982
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
JD - Juris Doctor - New England Law School, Boston, Massachusetts - 1974
BA - Bachelor of Arts - Pennsylvania State University, University Park (main campus) - 1971
Our mission is to seek justice and fair compensation for seriously injured people. Those who suffer harm from the negligent or reckless acts of another person or company have a right to compensation for their losses.

The Abelson Law Firm has 35 years of history representing personal injury victims in Washington, D.C. We are known for our powerful ability to negotiate successful settlements, win cases, and help our clients get back to their normal lives. Our mission is to fight for justice on behalf of those who have suffered from negligent or reckless behavior.

The Abelson Law Firm is led by senior attorney Michael A. Abelson, who has decades of success practicing personal injury law in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia. We also work with the support of a medical consultant and board-certified physician who is available to provide additional insight and guidance on all cases. We are proud to offer our clients the most skilled and knowledgeable assistance possible.

We represent individuals facing serious injury due to car or truck accidents, medical malpractice, construction and workplace accidents, defective products or drugs, and more. Whatever your circumstances, we will advocate hard for your rights and your deserved compensation. Our team is here to help you and your family obtains the financial security and resources you need to keep your future on track.
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