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Selected as a Top Rated Lawyer™ in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, 2012, 2013 and 2014 editions, in personal injury, trust and estate litigation as well as commercial litigation.  Ken West has for the past 25 years been AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition available for both professional ability and ethics.

Mr. West specializes in trust and estate litigation, personal injury and commercial litigation and has litigated hundreds of cases in the State Courts of Maryland, the District of Columbia and the Federal Courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia.  His personal injury clients have recovered millions of dollars in judgments and settlements.

Ken West has had the distinct honor of serving as Chairman of the Montgomery County Judicial Selections Committee and has also served as an officer in the Montgomery County Bar Association. In addition, Mr. West has been on the Board of Directors for the Montgomery County Bar Foundation and has served as a court-appointed mediator and arbitrator. He is also a Bencher with the Rockville chapter of the Inns of Court.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    41 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    41 years
  3. Car Accident: 20%
    41 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Abrams & West Pc

4550 Montgomery Ave
Ste 760 N
Bethesda, MD, 20814-3379


DCActive 196907/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top Rated LawyersLegal Leaders2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAbrams and West,P.C.1984 - Present
Associate to PartnerLevitan, Ezrin,Cramer, West and Weinstein1973 - 1984
AttorneyD.C. Corporation Counsel's Office1970 - 1972
Association namePosition nameDuration
District of Columbia BarMember1969 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1969 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationOfficerN/A
Montgomery County Executive BoardOfficerN/A
Montgomery County Bar FoundationBoard MemberN/A
Montgomery County Bar AssociationOfficer1993 - 1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
George Washington UniversityN/ABBA - Bachelor of Business Administration1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lititgation SkillsTrial Practice2005