Edwin Abrahamsen

Abrahamsen, Conaboy & Abrahamsen, PC
1006 Pittston Ave.
Scranton, PA 18505-4109
(570) 348-0200
www.law-aca.com


Edwin (Ned) Abrahamsen was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Franklin & Marshall College in 1973 and his Juris Doctorate from the Dickinson School of Law in 1976.
In 1976, he was admitted to the Bar in the Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania. He was admitted before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit in 1980 and was admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States of America in 1993.

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
•U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania and Eastern District of Pennsylvania
•U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
•Supreme Court of United States of America
EDUCATION

•Dickinson School of Law, J.D. (1976)
•Franklin & Marshall College, B.A. (1973)
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

•Lackawanna County Bar Association
•Pike County Bar Association
•Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association)
•Pennsylvania Borough Solicitors Association
•American Association of Justice (formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association)
•Federal Bar Association
•National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

•Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by The National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Accredited Agency
•Certified Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States.

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.
•Ned has been named a "Pennslyvania Super Lawyer" every year since 2006. 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. This honor recognizes the top 5% of lawyers in the state.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

•Former member of the board of St. Joseph's Center
•Chairman of the Financial Committee at St. Joseph's Church
•Lackawanna County Pro Bono - President 2012 - 2013