Paul J. Abraham is the founder of PJI Law. After residing in Northern Virginia for years, Mr. Abraham earned two academic majors at Cornell University, where among other endeavors he presided over three organizations and was a member of the Academic Integrity Hearing Board as well as the Cornell Debate Association. He came back to Northern Virginia to obtain a Juris Doctor degree at the George Mason University School of Law, where he was a member of the Honor Committee and one of only five members of his graduating class to successfully complete the Corporate Law track.
After accumulating experience in various areas of law with the Fairfax County’s Office of the County Attorney and the Office of the Public Defender, Mr. Abraham moved on to the private sector and worked with law firms primarily on business law, personal injury law, and family law. Additionally, Mr. Abraham has been an active participant in a number of legal pro bono programs, including the Family Legal Assistance Project, Wills on Wheels, and the Housing Law Project. Prior to entering the legal field, Mr. Abraham worked on executive and congressional matters with the federal government, conducted policy research at the prestigious American Enterprise Institute, and spent time with the editorial page of USA Today.
Mr. Abraham has appeared on a number of radio and television shows, and his written work as a nationally syndicated columnist has been published in newspapers from coast to coast. He has been quoted in forums ranging from the nation’s leading talk radio shows, to the pages of work appearing on the New York Times Best Sellers list. In 2014 and again in 2015, Mr. Abraham earned Avvo’s Clients’ Choice award. He is currently named Top 40 Under 40 in Virginia by the National Trial Lawyers, and has a rating of “Superb” from Avvo, the highest rating it confers.
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|VA||Authorized to practice law||2009||03/31/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|School of Law Fellowship||George Mason University School of Law||2006|
|Principal||PJI Law, PLC||2010 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Firm||2009 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Virginia Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||2009 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2006 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association||N/A||2006 - Present|
|George Mason University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Cornell Law School||Government, History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2006|