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Edwin Abrahamsen

Abrahamsen, Conaboy & Abrahamsen, P.C.
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Edwin Abrahamsen
Abrahamsen, Conaboy & Abrahamsen, P.C.
Scranton,
 PA

A Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate with over 42 years experience, Edwin (Ned) Abrahamsen has represented thousands of clients in personal injury litigation and has become well-known for his aggressive and successful representation of clients seriously injured in auto, truck and motorcycle accidents, slip and fall accidents, wrongful death and other catastrophic loss claims, construction accidents, medical malpractice, as well as accidents involving burns, amputations and product liability claims.

Some of the notable cases that Ned has concluded include: securing a $1.4 million dollar settlement in a wrongful death matter involving a defective product; and securing a $1.2 million dollar settlement on behalf of a client who was seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash.

Professional Certifications and Recognition

Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by The National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Accredited Agency.

Certified Member Multi Million and Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Multi Million and Million Dollar Advocates Forums are recognized as some of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

Top 100 Trial Lawyers. The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers, and who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. Every year since 2006, Ned has been recognized by his peers as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the field of personal injury. No more than 5% of the lawyers in the state achieve this recognition. The selection process for Super Lawyers is a comprehensive, good-faith and detailed attempt to produce a list of lawyers that have attained high peer recognition, meet ethical standards, and have demonstrated some degree of achievement in their field.

Practice Areas

Ned’s practice focuses on personal injury cases, where he has successfully represented clients in the areas of wrongful death; auto, truck and motorcycle accidents; slip and fall; medical malpractice; construction accidents; deaths, burns and amputations; and dangerous products and machines. As well, he has extensive experience in the areas of workers’ compensation, social security and complex commercial litigation.

In addition to his practice with individuals and small businesses, Ned has served as Solicitor for various organizations, including:

Borough of Blakely, 1978 present

Scranton School District and School Building Authority, 1980 1994

Old Forge School District, 1989 1991

Shohola Township, 2001 2010

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1976

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania and Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1976

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1981

Supreme Court of United States of America, 1993

Education

Dickinson School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1976

Franklin and Marshall College, B.A., 1973

Professional Memberships

Federal Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Lackawanna Bar Association

Pike County Bar Association

American Association of Justice

Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association)

Community Involvement

Lector and Cantor at Divine Mercy Parish, Minooka

Former board member, St. Joseph’s Center

President, Lackawanna County Pro Bono, 2012 2014

Recent Awards

Award Name Granting Organization Date

Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2014

Equal Access To Justice Award Lackawanna Bar Association 2014

Equal Access To Justice Award Lackawanna Bar Association 2013

Pro Bono Service Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2013

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2013

Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2013

Equal Access To Justice Award Lackawanna Bar Association 2012

Pro Bono Service Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2012

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2012

Equal Access To Justice Award Lackawanna Bar Association 2011

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2011

Pro Bono Service Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2011

Pro Bono Award Pennsylvania Bar Foundation 2010

Pro Bono Service Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2010

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2010

Million Dollar Advocate Million Dollar Advocates Forum 2010

Equal Access To Justice Award Lackawanna Bar Association 2010

Equal Access To Justice Award Lackawanna Bar Association 2009

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2009

Pro Bono Service Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2009

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2008

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2007

Pro Bono Service Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2007

Equal Access To Justice Award Lackawanna Bar Association 2007

Pro Bono Service Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2006

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2006

Equal Access To Justice Award Lackawanna Bar Association 2006


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