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About Me

Attorney Michael A. Abelson has limited his practice of law to Seeking Justice and Fair Compensation  for seriously injured people and their families.


Practice Areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 40%
    41 years
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    41 years
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    41 years



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Gerard E Mitchell

    Mike Abelson is compassionate, hardworking, and intelligent. We have worked on several matters together, and I'm always glad when we are on the same team. I strongly endorse Mike.


    Gerard Mitchell Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Patrick M. Regan

    Mike Abelson is an outstanding civil trial lawyer. We have worked together on cases in the past and he has always performed at the highest level. I have known Mike for many years and strongly endorse him.


    Patrick Regan Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Abelson Law Firm

1717 K Street NW.
Suite. 900
Washington, DC, 20006


DCActive 197705/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Washington DC Lawyer of the YearWashington DC Trial Lawyers Association2008
The Cream of the Legal EstablishmentWashingtonian Magazine1989
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1982
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senor PartnerThe Abelson Law Firm1982 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Board of Trial AdvocatesAssociate Member2006 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember2002 - Present
American Association for JusticeSustaining Member1978 - Present
Washington DC Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1977 - Present
Maryland Association for JusticeMember1977 - Present
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeMember1975 - 2008
Massachusetts Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1974 - 2008
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England Law School, Boston, MassachusettsLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Pennsylvania State University, University Park (main campus)N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971