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Markis Miguel Abraham

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Litigation, Entertainment, Estate Planning

About Me

Markis M. Abraham is a lifelong Jersey City resident.  Mr. Abraham is a former All-County athlete in football and basketball and was a varsity letterman in football at the University of Pennsylvania, winning two Ivy League Football Championships.  Mr. Abraham worked for some time as a sports agent, becoming a Certified Contract Advisor in both the NFL and NBA in 2009.  He has advised individuals, business owners, investors, athletes, music artists and fashion designers on transactions, contracts, business formation and intellectual property rights.  Mr. Abraham is a multi-faceted practitioner drawing from his experiences as a strategy consultant, Director of Finance and entrepreneur to provide meaningful advice and counsel to his clients.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Real Estate: 40%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
  4. Entertainment: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-350/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Brian C Freeman

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Markis is a hardworking attorney who is a strong advocate on behalf of his clients.

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    Brian Freeman Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Santo V. Artusa

    I endorse this lawyer. Markis is a great lawyer and represents his clients with great vigor and respect to the court and his adversaries.

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    Santo Artusa Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

35 Journal Square
Suite 921
Jersey City, NJ, 07306

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 201003/13/2015
NJActive200805/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rutgers Law Merit ScholarRutgers University School of Law2005
Law School ScholarshipHudson County Bar Association2005

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding MemberThe Abraham Law Firm, LLC2009 - Present
AssociateTrenk, Di Pasquale, Webster, Della Fera & Sodono2008 - 2009
Director of FinanceWomenRising, Inc.2002 - 2005
Strategy ConsultantMonitor Group Company2001 - 2002

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Hudson County Bar AssociationYoung Lawyers Division President2009 - Present
Essex County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Boys and Girls Clubs of Hudson CountyBoard Member2001 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
it depends"Probable Cause Matters: A Call to the Criminal Defense Bar"2013

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Wharton School, University of PennsylvaniaEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science2001

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Basic Estate PlanningBasic Estate Planning2013
Developing a Solo or Small Practice Law FirmHow to Get Clients and Set Fees2012