Abrams, Denise

Jack London Market55 Harrison StreetSuite 400Oakland, CA 94607- 3858

Updated: 01/09/2017


Denise Abrams spent 18 years as a principal at Kazan Law until deciding to devote a majority of her time to pro bono practice from 2009-2012. Ms. Abrams remained involved in asbestos litigation on the firm's behalf, and in January 2013, fully resumed her asbestos practice. She has been a mentor to Kazan Law attorneys throughout the years.


Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Asbestos Mesothelioma

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1986

Other Affiliations

  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (Member )
  • The National Lawyers Guild (Member )
  • American Association for Justice (Member )
  • Consumers Attorneys of California (Member )
  • The State Bar of California (Member )
  • The American Bar Association (Member )
  • The Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, 1990 (Member, Board of Governors )
  • Occupational Safety and Health, 1991 (Chairperson and Board Member, Santa Clara County Committee)
  • Worksafe Officer and Board Member
  • East Bay Community Law Center Board (Vice-Chair)
  • Gender and Refugee Studies (Board Member)
  • California State Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Worksafe Officer, Board Member
  • East Bay Community Law Center, Board Member, Vice-Chair
  • Gender and Refugee Studies, Board Member

Past Positions

  • University of Maryland, Antioch College, Ohio, Sociology and Women’s Studies, Teacher


  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California, 1986
  • University of Rhode Island, 1972
  • University of Maryland , 1975
  • University of Maryland, 1983

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Jack London Market55 Harrison StreetSuite 400Oakland, CA 94607- 3858


  • 510-835-4913


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Jack London Market55 Harrison StreetSuite 400Oakland, CA 94607- 3858