Edwin A. Abrahamsen, Jr.

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Scranton, PA

Abrahamsen, Conaboy & Abrahamsen, P.C.
 | 1006 Pittston Avenue, Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: 570-908-4808
Fax: 570-348-0273
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Edwin A. Abrahamsen, is an attorney at Abrahamsen, Conaboy & Abrahamsen in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Mr. Abrahamsen has over 17 years of experience and concentrates his practice on personal injury, workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability law. He represents clients throughout Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike and Wyoming counties.

Mr. Abrahamsen is dedicated to preserving the rights of clients who have sustained or lost a family member to a catastrophic injury. He has experience with personal injury cases involving slip and falls, truck accidents, workplace accidents and other issues. 

Several times over the course of his career, Mr. Abrahamsen has obtained major sums for his clients through successful verdicts and settlements. His accomplishments have earned him membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, exclusive organizations comprised of only a small percentage of attorneys. 

In addition to this law practice, Mr. Abrahamsen is an engaged member of his legal community. He belongs to the Lackawanna Bar Association, the Pike County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Lackawanna County Young Lawyers Division and the Northeastern PA Trial Lawyers Association.

Committed to pro bono work and serving his community, Mr. Abrahamsen is the recipient of several pro bono awards from the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He serves on the boards of several community organizations and volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Mr. Abrahamsen received his bachelor’s degree from Boston College and earned his law degree from the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson Law. He holds licenses to practice law before all Pennsylvania state courts, the U.S. district courts for the middle and eastern districts of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

 
Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2021 Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

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About Edwin Abrahamsen, Jr.

Admitted: 2004, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.acalawyer.com/our-attorneys/edwin-a-abrahamsen-j...

Honors/Awards:

  • Equal Access to Justice Award, Lackawanna Bar Association, 2006-2020
  • Pennsylvania, Rising Star, 2019 -2020
  • Pro Bono Award, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2006-2013
  • Million Dollar Advocate, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2010-2014
  • Attorney Peggy Gavin Award, Lackawanna Bar Association, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certificate in Dispute Resolution and Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Vice President, BNI – Endless Mountains Chapter
  • President, Lackawanna County Young Lawyers Division
  • Vice-President, Lackawanna County Young Lawyers Division (2011 and 2012)
  • Pike County Association
  • BNI – Endless Mountains Chapter
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Chip was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar and the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania in 2004 and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 2005. Chip is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Lackawanna County Bar Association (2008 - Member of the Board of Directors of the Young Lawyers' Division, 2009-2010 - Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Young Lawyers' Division, 2011 - Present - Treasurer of the Young Lawyers Division), and the American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chip and all the other attorneys at ACA are very active in community affairs. Since 2006, the firm has been honored every year by the Pennsylvania Bar Association with the "Equal Access to Justice Award" for its representation of clients through Lackawanna Pro Bono. Chip is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Bread Basket -serving food to the hungry in Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • Big Brother Volunteer
  • Board of Advisors – Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Lackawanna County
  • President, Board of Directors – Friends of the Poor, Scranton
  • Board Member – Lackawanna Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Civil Law Update, Lackawanna County Annual Bench Bar, 2012
  • Bridge the Gap, Lackawanna Bar Association, 2012
  • Civil Law Update, Bench Bar Conference, 2013
  • Bridge the Gap, Lackawanna Bar Association, 2013
  • Young Lawyers Induction Ceremony, Lackawanna Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2013
  • Interplay between Workers’ Compensation and Auto Accidents & Recovery, Pike County Bar Association, 2013

Educational Background:

  • Scranton Preparatory High School - 1997 Boston College Undergraduate - B.A. Economics and Political Science 2001 Penn State Dickinson School of Law - Cum Laude J.D. 2004
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Office Location for Edwin A. Abrahamsen, Jr.

1006 Pittston Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505

Phone: 570-908-4808

Fax: 570-348-0273

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Last Updated: 2/17/2021

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