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Paul Joseph Abraham

Estate planning Attorney at Fairfax, VA

5.0   49 reviews

also known as Paul Ibrahim

  • Licensed for 14 years
    State VA
    Acquired 2009
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Paul

Learn Paul’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Business
    25%
    Business Formation, Business Transactions, Contracts, Agreements, Commercial Leases, Business Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Registered Agent

    15 years

  2. Estate planning
    25%
    Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Advance Medical Directives, Business Succession Planning, Deed Preparation, Transfer-on-Death Deeds, Memorial/Burial Instructions, Estate Plan Maintenance

    15 years

  3. Litigation
    25%
    Contract Disputes, Collections, Real Estate Disputes, Fraud, Mechanic's Liens, Lemon Law, Guardianship, Conservatorship, Fiduciary Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Residential Landlord Representation

    15 years

  4. Probate
    25%
    Estate Administration, Will Contests, Estate Litigation, Trust Administration, Trust Litigation, Fiduciary Litigation

    15 years

PAUL J. ABRAHAM AND PJI LAW - WHITE GLOVE REPRESENTATION IN TRUSTS & ESTATES, PROBATE, LITIGATION, AND BUSINESS LAW

Paul Abraham grew up in an entrepreneurial family. As soon as he was old enough to participate in the family businesses, he helped in dealing with lawyers across multiple practice areas. As he did so, he was shocked as lawyer after lawyer completely failed to provide even decent client service. Paul knew there had to be another way. Seeing how much his own family would have benefited from proper counsel and quality service, he decided to go to law school with the intention of creating a new law firm with a client-centric model. PJI Law became a reality in October 2010, and has since served countless clients according to that vision. As our firm grows to provide these elevated services to more clients, Paul, in his role as CEO, makes every effort to ensure that every new member of our team shares the vision, and is wholly invested in the firm’s core values of professionalism, excellence, and integrity.

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Location

PJI Law, PLC
3900 Jermantown Road
Suite 220
Fairfax, VA, 22030

Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Rajaa | April 7, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Amazing experience
Thank you everyone at PJI Law for truly exceptional work. We thought that estate planning was a big monster but thanks to all your efficient and accurate ways of working, we are done and finally have a plan. Outstanding team work and follow up! Could not have asked for a better and more brilliant service!
Posted by Eugina | September 8, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Great Team!!
PJI made probate super easy. They walked through, step-by -step through the entire process and followed up when something was either missing or incorrect....totally seamless. I would definitely recommend them for processing probates and closing estates.
Posted by Danielle | April 20, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Best Law Office in the NCR.
I would highly recommend PJI Law, PLC to anyone seeking legal representation that is fair, honest and will keep your best interest at the forefront. The entire staff was professional, helpful, and supportive.
Posted by anonymous | January 31, 2024
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| Hired Attorney
Estate Planning
My experience with the firm was phenomenal. The case manager, staff, and attorneys simplified the estate planning process which decreased personnel stress in getting it all done. I have recommended family and friends to use your services.
Posted by Roger | December 1, 2023
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| Consulted Attorney
PJI Review
As a couple looking to find a lawfirm to handle our estate, we highly recommend to give PJI a look. Their free consultation with a capable attorney will answer many questions with no obligation. It's well worth your time.
Posted by Michael Cantarelli | November 17, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Great law firm
Great experience, great service A1 would greatly recommend to anyone needing legal assistance.
Posted by anonymous | April 23, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
active client
Highly recommended firm .. The thorough preparation, understanding & follow through of issues, some thought to be lost causes are in the very capable hands of Brian Szmak. His professional & kindly guidance re a complicated house closing & recovery of personal property have been spot on. We are delighted with his representation!
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Posted by Consuela | February 28, 2023
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PJI LAW
Having worked and retired from the oldest and largest Wall Street law firms, respectively, I consider myself a good judge in selecting who I would trust to handle my affairs. When I needed a Firm to sort an extensive Trust & Estates matter, I chose PJI Law. Their straight-forward, professional approach and vast knowledge of the complexities in connection with all aspects of Probate leaves nothing to be desired, and their timeliness is second to none. My satisfaction is further measured by entrusting my family's future Estate Administration and Planning matters to PJI Law, including our Wills, Health Directives and Deeds. I am well-pleased to recommend them, without reservation, for any and all estate planning and end-of-life administration.
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Posted by Mark | September 7, 2022
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Excellent experience!
PJI Law was retained to settle an estate for me. I live out of state and needed someone to guide me through the process. PJI Law did exactly that. The process was explained from start to finish during a tele-conference. They kept me updated along the way, were always available for questions and responded quickly to any of my needs.
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Posted by Elizabeth | September 1, 2022
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Chose the best
I chose PJI Law to handle my end-of-life planning after viewing a webinar given by Paul Abraham, Esq. I had seen a webinar given by another firm that was short and not as generous with the essential introductory information I needed. I made an appointment with Mr. Abraham who took a great deal of time going over all my options. I worked with another attorney Mr. Phillips who finalized my plans in precise detail. I now have peace of mind knowing that, should anything happen to me, those I care about will be provided for and my material goods will be disbursed to my exact instructions. The entire staff at PJI Law has been exceptionally professional and considerate in the handling of my affairs. They are a class act from top to bottom, and I highly recommend them for their skill and expertise with such sensitive life matters.
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Posted by Vicki | April 23, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
Professional and Reliable Information
I chose to have a professional consultation with Paul regarding the details of the SBA offerings specific to the business I manage. I gave him 7 very specific questions prior to our meeting and requested an honest response as to whether or not he could answer or confirm my inquiries. His assistant responded back after review that he would be able to help me. We met and everything was as I expected. Paul answered my questions, confirmed my thoughts and put me on the path to securing the near future resolutions for 8 employees. I am thankful to have met Paul and would recommend his services without reservation. If you need help with business law understanding, call PJI Law, PLC. You will not be disappointed.
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Posted by Brandon | April 21, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
A must hire!
Paul and his entire team have been an absolute delight to work with. When looking to acquire a business, it is critical to have a team of professionals who know what they're doing and can work quickly. Equally as important are responsiveness and attention to detail, both of which Paul and his firm excel at. Were it not for their expertise, the business venture I was after would not have come to fruition. Their breadth of knowledge extends far beyond corporate law as my company uses them for a variety of other legal needs as well. I'd highly recommend this firm for any and all legal advice you may need.
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Posted by Ricardo | April 20, 2020
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Business Owner
I have used Paul Joseph Abraham for over 7 years. He has been great and very professional. Anytime I have had a issue or problem he has been there to guide me in the right direction and assist me on making the right decision.
Posted by Steven | April 20, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Professional and Through
I was very satisfied with their Estate Planning services. They were very professional and through. Also I never felt that they rushed the process to get the product out the door.
Posted by Jason | March 4, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Estate Planning Attorney
We recently hired Paul and his firm, PJI Law, to help us with our estate planning needs. Having just bought a new home and having children in middle school and high school, it was time! Our initial meeting with the attorney was very thorough and informative. We had a bunch of questions about the best way to avoid probate and protect our kids should the unthinkable happen. He was very patient with us, took the time to answer all of our questions, and gave us the pros and cons of different scenarios before letting us decide the best course of action. While we were gathering all of our documents and information needed to draft the documents, the receptionist was so helpful and friendly while keeping us on track and following up with us. When the day came for us to sign the documents, which included our Wills, a Trust, Powers of Attorney, and Advance Medical Directives, PJI Law provided everything we needed, including the Notary Public and witnesses. The entire staff was friendly and helpful, almost like family. We are so glad we chose PJI Law to protect our assets and our children. Thank you!
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Posted by Sammy | January 29, 2020
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Great law firm
I really recommend this law firm and their team. they are very professional and helpful with my estate plan and my deed . it was really pleasure to meeting you Paul Abraham and work with you and your great team. I will return to PJI law, PLC if I need any legal counsel again.. thank you very much.
Posted by Satish | January 5, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Highly recommend without any caveats!
I moved to the DC area from Georgia last year and had to completely redo my estate plan in the process. PJI Law and its owner Paul Abraham were highly recommended by close associates in the area. I was not disappointed for retaining PJI Law for the complex requirements of estate planning. In fact Paul and his associates simplified the process for me and were even able to reduce my costs (which were reasonable to start with anyway). Paul took a personal interest in every detail of the plan, recommended changes to benefit me, reviewed every document and kept me abreast of the status periodically. No doubt I will return to PJI Law for all my future legal requirements and no hesitation in recommending him to any of my close family and friends.
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Posted by Ron | December 26, 2019
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Estate Planning Documents
Paul & his team were very professional & explained the process in easy to understand terms. We are very pleased with the estate planning documents they prepared and highly recommend them.
Posted by Lealav | November 25, 2019
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Amazing attorney
I had the pleasure dealing with Paul Abraham, he is down to earth and very knowledgeable, he made the task very easy on me , the whole staff is very professional and friendly
Posted by Tanya | November 18, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Friendly and Extremely Knowledgeable
We worked with Paul and his Firm on our wills after our children were born. Paul and all the lawyers we had the pleasure of working with at his firm were extremely professional, helpful and reliable! We had several questions throughout the process, and Paul was extremely responsive and patiently walked us through the process and answered all of our questions. Even at the very end once we finalized all of the documentation, some of the legal jargon was unclear to us and he put them into laymen terms for us. We felt very comfortable and at ease working with this law firm and would highly recommend them!
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • CEO
  • PJI Law, PLC
  • 2010 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Law Firm
  • 2009 - 2010

Education

  • George Mason University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009
  • Cornell University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2006

Associations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section
  • 2013 - Present
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2009 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 2006 - Present
  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • 2006 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Honors and Awards

  • Trusts & Estates
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2024
  • Top Attorney
  • Arlington Magazine
  • 2023
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Virginia Top 10 - Business Tort
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Advocates
  • 2023
  • Top 10 Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Probate Law
  • The National Advocates
  • 2023
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Advocates
  • 2022
  • Top 10 Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Probate Law
  • The National Advocates
  • 2022
  • Virginia Top 10 - Business Tort
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Legal Elite (Business Law)
  • Virginia Business Magazine
  • 2022
  • Top Attorney
  • Arlington Magazine
  • 2022
  • Top 10 Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Probate Law
  • The National Advocates
  • 2021
  • Virginia Top 10 - Business Tort
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Advocates
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Top 10 Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Probate Law
  • The National Advocates
  • 2020
  • Virginia Top 10 - Business Tort
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Legal Elite (Business Law)
  • Virginia Business Magazine
  • 2020
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2020
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Advocates
  • 2020
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Advocates
  • 2019
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2019
  • Top 10 Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Probate Law
  • The National Advocates
  • 2019
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Virginia Top 10 - Business Tort
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Top Attorney
  • Arlington Magazine
  • 2019
  • Top 10 Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Probate Law
  • The National Advocates
  • 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Advocates
  • 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Advocates
  • 2017
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Top 10 Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Probate Law
  • The National Advocates
  • 2017
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2016
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2014
  • School of Law Fellowship
  • George Mason University School of Law
  • 2006
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Attorney endorsements

Received (23)
Given (25)
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Personal injury Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Paul is one of the most ethical and hardworking attorneys in this area. He is also brilliant, kind, and thoughtful, a combination rarely seen in the legal profession. I have referred numerous clients to his law firm for family law, litigation, and business issues, and each of my referrals has raved about his services. Paul is endorsed by both myself and my clients."
Business Attorney | Feb 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Abraham is an excellent lawyer who is both smart and tenacious. I have known him for years and I would never hesitate to recommend him to a friend or family member."
Business Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Paul is an excellent attorney. I trust him with all my business law referrals. You will not be disappointed!"
Estate planning Attorney | Oct 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Paul and his team are fantastic attorneys. They are savvy, reliable and forward-thinking - which is what you want in someone who represents and guides you. The attorneys at PJI law the kind that attorneys hire for their own needs. I highly recommend Paul and his team for anyone looking for help with business or estate planning issues."
Family Attorney | Aug 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Mr. Abraham. He is one of the most ethical and hard working attorneys I know. He obtains great results for his clients and is very committed to each of his clients and their success. I highly recommend his services."
Business Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Paul is a caring, thoughtful and well-respected member of the Fairfax Bar. He has excellent business sense and is very even-keeled in his approach to a matter. I would recommend him to any business owner to make sure that their company is aggressively protected."
Family Attorney | Jan 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Paul is a talented attorney that I feel confident referring clients to that have family law and personal injury matters. Paul is responsive, sharp, and a very skilled trial attorney. If you have a family law or personal injury case I strongly urge you to call Paul immediately!"
Business Attorney | Dec 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Paul is a brilliant, talented, and dedicated counselor at law. What sets him apart though, is his fairness, compassion, and strong ethics. I highly recommend Paul's services."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Paul is super dedicated, trustworthy and always going the extra mile for his clients. He makes them feel very comfortable and at ease. He's a real asset to the legal community here in Virginia."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Paul. Highly respected in the legal community with a strong reputation for client advocacy and dedication."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Paul is a very bright and knowledgeable attorney and a tireless advocate for his clients. I highly recommend him."
Business Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 29
Relationship: Friend
"Paul is a well respected lawyer in the legal community and dedicated to his clients and the profession. I highly recommend him."
Unknown Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top notch attorney, who provides excellent legal service and successful representation. I happily endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community."
Business Attorney | Apr 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch lawyer. Highly respected in the legal community."
Business Attorney | Aug 06
Relationship: Other
"Paul is an exceptional attorney with the highest moral character and dedication to his practice and clients. As a law school classmate and colleague, I have personally seen Mr. Ibrahim resolve complex business cases and tirelessly work to help his clients. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone seeking legal advice in Virginia."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Paul Ibrahim is an excellent attorney who is committed to getting the best possible results for his clients."
Business Attorney | Jul 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Paul since we were both law school students together. He possesses a thorough and thoughtful mind, and solid understanding of the law. I have referred clients to him in the past, and they have always been satisfied with his work. Moreover, they appreciate his professional, courteous manner and transparency in managing cases. I highly recommend Paul for business, personal injury, and family cases in Virginia."
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