Edwin 'Chip' Abrahamsen, Jr.

Abrahamsen, Conaboy & Abrahamsen, P.C.
1006 Pittston Ave
Scranton, PA 18505
(570) 348-0200
www.acalawyer.com


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 Workers’ 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 Workers’ 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