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Best lawyer to see actually try injury, workers' comp, and social security disability cases. Bar member:  VA, DC, FL, NJ, & CT.


Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 34%
  2. Social Security: 33%
  3. Personal Injury: 33%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • John M O'Brien

    I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.


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  • Laurie A Amell

    I enthusiastically endorse Doug Landau. He is an extremely talented and effective lawyer who is a tenacious advocate for his clients. He works up each case with attention to every detail, he truly cares about his clients, and he is highly conscientious. His expertise in workers compensation matters ensure that his clients receive the justice they deserve. legal


    Laurie Amell Medical Malpractice Attorney
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Contact info

Abrams Landau Ltd.

797 Center Street
Herndon, VA, 20170


FLMember in Good Standing198609/08/2015
DCActive 198605/24/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law198509/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Washington DC & Baltimore Top Rated LawyerAmerican Lawyer Media2015
Best Law Firms 2015U.S. New & World Report2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Legal EagleAmerican Registry2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Top Rated LawyerVirginia's Top Rated Lawyers2012
Top Rated LawyerWashington DC and Baltimore Top Rated Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
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Super LawyerSuper Lawyers.com2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAbrams Landau, Ltd.1985 - Present
Trial AttorneyAllred, Bacon, Halfhill, Landau & Young1996 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Workers Compensation SectionMemberN/A
Workplace Injury Litigation Group, Inc.MemberN/A
Fairfax Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Alexander v. Doubletree HotelN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationThe Wheels & Justice; An Injured Virginia Biker's Journey2015
Trial MagazineProving Damages in Child Concussion Cases2014
Douglas KW Landau10 Mistakes that Can Derail your Bike Injury Case2009
Trial MagazineElderly Clients' falls and hip fractures2009
Trial MagazineAlternative Dispute Resolution2009
Trial MagazinePick Your Battles, gaining the advantage on Enemy Turf2005
Metther Bender & Co.Premises Liability: Practice and Procedure1985
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Boston UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Maryland Association for Justice Disability SeminarCreative Tips for Proving Nonexertional Limitations2015
Maryland Association for Justice Disability SeminarContinuing Education on Social Security Disability2015
AAJ Winter Convention 2014Social Security Disability2014
AAJ Annual ConventionImpairments and Disability2014
WebinarNegotiating With the Mediator: Strategies for Success2013
Special PrgramDisability Law2013
Advanced ProgramSocial Security Disability Income (SSDI)2013
AAJ Winter ConventionHow I Learned to Relax and Love Mediation2010