About Attorney Michael A. Abelson

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.

Meet Michael A. Abelson

Mike 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 medical negligence, car accidents, and traumatic brain injuries.

Meet Michael Cohen M.D.

When you consult with the Abelson Law Firm, Dr. Cohen will provide his medical expertise in evaluating your case and assisting you with your future medical needs.


Our Case Results

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Medical Malpractice

A confidential settlement was achieved during trial against two pediatricians, arising from an injured newborn.

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Car Accidents

A rental car company negligently failed to perform adequate maintenance on its vehicles.

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  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Super Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice
  • Washingtonian
  • Martindale-Hubbell

If you find that you are in need of a personal injury lawyer, I HIGHLY recommend Attorney Michael Abelson. I suffered a permanent disabling injury in a car accident. Mr. Abelson worked hard on my case and prepared carefully for trial. He guided me every step along the way. His diligent preparation led to a settlement agreement that greatly exceeded my expectation. Date published: 09/07/2018
5 / 5 stars

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