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John Albert Abom

About John Abom

About me

I left a local district attorneys office after 5 years as a prosecutor to start my own law firm with a partner in 2001.  I have practiced state and federal criminal defense ever since.  In 2003, I became Board Certified in Criminal Law by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification. I have held a federal Criminal Justice Act panel attorney position since 2003, representing indigent federal criminal defendants.


When I am not practicing law, I can often be found coaching, refereeing and playing rugby.  My high school rugby team, Cumberland Valley, won the 2014 Rugby Pennsylvania State Championships.  I have coached a local high school boys rugby team since 2004 and I have run a local summer youth rugby program for boys and girls in grades 1 to 8 since 2005.

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