also known as Eric Marshall Abramson, injury lawyer in S.F.
I have been representing individuals and families in personal injury , brain damage, and wrongful death matters since 1982, arising from dangerous conditions of property, vehicular negligence, defective products, airplane crashes, big-rig crashes, premises liability, playground accidents, and other negligent and wrongful conduct.
I am Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), which is an invitation only organization based on extensive trial experience and reputation in the legal community for honesty and integrety.
Past president of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and the Hastings College of the Law Alumni Association. Past member of the at-large Board of Governors of the Consumer Attorneys of California. Member of the American Association for Justice and The National Trial Lawyers.
I often work with the local courts as a settlement conference panalist, and as a discovery facilitator.
I have two grown boys, and a lovely wife. Family, friends, and good health, are very important to me.
I understand the difficulties that people experience when injured, and through the loss of a family member. I have compassion and empathy, and do whatever can be done to right wrongs.
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I endorse this lawyer. Eric is a highly skilled personal injury attorney with a reputation for aggressively representing his clients. He has a vast knowledge of personal injury law, is the consummate professional, and is one of the top attorneys in his field.
Erik Peterson Medical Malpractice Attorney
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I endorse this lawyer. Eric is a talented, hard-working, and dedicated trial attorney. Having had the pleasure of working with him on numerous cases over the past three decades, I have seen him bring his considerable skill and knowledge to bear in order to obtain the best result possible for his client. He cuts through the legal smokescreens to present cases in human terms accessible to a jury.
Gerald Clausen Appeals Attorney
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Partner||Abramson Smith Waldsmith, LLP||1982 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Board of Trial Advocates||Member||1998 - Present|
|San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association||Past President||1982 - Present|
|Hastings College of the Law, Alumni Association||Former President||N/A|
|Consumer Attorneys of California, sustaining member||Former At-Large member Board of Governors||N/A|
|National Board of Trial Advocates||Member||N/A|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||Sustaining member||N/A|
|Marin County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Bar Association of San Francisco||Member||N/A|
|Center for Justice and Democracy||Member||N/A|
|Six-year-old student v Turlock Unified School District||$6 million dollar settlement|
|Apartment Tenant v Confidential Property Management Company||$2,250,000 settlement at mediation|
|Our Client v Confidential Property Management Company||$2,000,000 mediated settlement|
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|Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Forum Magazine||Beware Dangerous Roadside Safety Devices||2015|
|Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Forum Magazine||Perception Is Reality In Litigation - Eliminate The Phrase "IME" In Personal Injury Cases||2014|
|Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Forum Magazine||A Suggested Model For Educating The Jury About Plaintiff's Personal Injuries||2009|
|University of California, Hastings College of the Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1981|
|California State University, Hayward||Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Western Trial Lawyers Association 2015 Maui Summer Conference||Beware Dangerous Roadside Safety Devices||2015|
|American Board of Trial Advocates, CAL-ABOTA||Masters In Trial||2014|
|2014 Western Trial Lawyers Association Winter Convention||Perception Is Reality - Eliminate The Term "IME" In Personal Injury Litigation||2014|
|Annual Police Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) Conference, Monterey||Third Party Cases And Worker's Compensation||2009|