Edwin A. (Chip) Abrahamsen, Jr. has represented hundreds of clients who have sustained injury in many personal injury matters, from truck accidents to car accidents to slip and fall accidents to injuries at work, and has procured successful resolutions for his clients in all these areas of the law for the past 16 years. He has obtained a six-figure jury verdict in a very conservative county for a woman who almost died as a result of toxic mold exposure. Additionally, he secured a large six-figure settlement for the family of a young man beaten to death in a parking lot of a hotel.
Professional Certifications and Recognition Certified Member Multi Million and Million Dollar Advocates Forum Membership limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.
Pennsylvania Rising Star recognized by Law & Politics and Philadelphia Magazine as one of the top 2.5% of lawyers statewide under the age of 40 (2019 -2020)
Certificate in Dispute Resolution and Advocacy
Practice Areas Chip has been practicing for over 16 years, fighting every day to make sure that his clients are given the protection and the attention that they deserve, whether they have been hurt at work, injured by a negligent truck driver, or harmed by the negligence of a landowner. Through his practice, Chip has traveled across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and practiced in many courts in Northeastern Pennsylvania. He has helped clients through various personal injury and Workersâ€™ Compensation matters, and continues to work hard representing clients who have been injured in truck accidents, accidents with gas and water trucks, slip and fall accidents, catastrophic work accidents and many other personal injury matters. He also assists clients in obtaining Social Security Disability benefits.
Bar Admissions Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 2004 United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2004 United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2005 United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Education Dickinson School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2004 Boston College, B.A., 2001 Professional Memberships Lackawanna County Bar Association Pike County Association Pennsylvania Bar Association Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association Lackawanna County Young Lawyers Division BNI Endless Mountains Chapter Leadership President, Lackawanna County Young Lawyers Division Vice President, BNI Endless Mountains Chapter Vice-President, Lackawanna County Young Lawyers Division (2011 and 2012) Presentations and Speaking Engagements 2013 Interplay between Workersâ€™ Compensation and Auto Accidents & Recovery, Pike County Bar Association
2013 Young Lawyers Induction Ceremony, Lackawanna Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
2013 Bridge the Gap, Lackawanna Bar Association
2013 Civil Law Update, Bench Bar Conference
2012 Bridge the Gap, Lackawanna Bar Association
Publications Civil Law Update, Lackawanna County Annual Bench Bar, 2012
Community Involvement Board Member Lackawanna Bar Association President, Board of Directors Friends of the Poor, Scranton Board Member The Bread Basket of Lackawanna County Board of Advisors Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Lackawanna County Big Brother Volunteer Recent Awards Award Name Granting Organization Date Attorney Peggy Gavin Award Lackawanna Bar Association 2015 Million Dollar Advocate Million Dollar Advocates Forum 2014 Equal Access to Justice Award Lackawanna Bar Association 2006-2020 Million Dollar Advocate Million Dollar Advocates Forum 2010-2013 Pro Bono Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2013 Pro Bono Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2012 Pro Bono Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2011 Pro Bono Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2010 Million Dollar Advocate Million Dollar Advocates Forum 2010 Pro Bono Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2009 Pro Bono Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2007 Pro Bono Award Pennsylvania Bar Association 2006