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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


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



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

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Anthony William Dunleavy

    Mr. Abraham is an excellent attorney. I would reccomend him without hesitation.


    Anthony Dunleavy Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Richard A Reinartz

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Richard Reinartz Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

35 Journal Square
Suite 921
Jersey City, NJ, 07306


NYCurrently registered 201003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
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
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
Publication NameTitleDate
it depends"Probable Cause Matters: A Call to the Criminal Defense Bar"2013
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