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Mark B. Abelson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Campagnoli, Abelson & Campagnoli
465 California St, Suite 888
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-421-1515
Fax: 415-421-2510
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2008 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1976
Practice Areas: Professional Liability: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

A partner at Campagnoli, Abelson & Campagnoli, Mark B. Abelson is dedicated to serving clients in the Greater San Francisco, California, area. He focuses his practice primarily in the area of legal malpractice, assisting parties who have been harmed by the negligent acts or omissions of their previous attorneys. Mr. Abelson has been able to obtain favorable results in dozens of these types of cases, whether in front of a jury or through arbitration. He also handles personal injury litigation on behalf of plaintiffs.

In 1973, Mr. Abelson received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley. He went on to attend the University of California Hastings College of the Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1976. Admitted to practice before all California state courts, Mr. Abelson has been with his current firm since 1981.

Mr. Abelson has provided expert witness testimony in legal malpractice matters since 1990. He has served as an arbitrator and settlement conference panelist for the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco for more than three decades. Recognized by his fellow professionals for his excellent track record and high degree of ethics, Mr. Abelson has received an AV-Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Volunteering his legal experience to his community, Mr. Abelson is a sustaining member of the Public Justice Foundation. A former chair of the Legal Malpractice Section of The Bar Association of San Francisco, Mr. Abelson is an active participant in several other organizations, including Consumer Attorneys of California and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. He is frequently invited to speak to attorney groups on legal ethics and professional responsibility.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005, 2008 - 2022

About Mark B. Abelson

First Admitted: 1976, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • San Francisco Bar Association Legal Malpractice Committee, Co-Chair
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member


  • Outstanding Lawyers of America, 2003
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Office Location for Mark B. Abelson

465 California St
Suite 888
San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: 415-421-1515

Fax: 415-421-2510

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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