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Ed D Abel - Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City Personal Injury Lawyer
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900 NE 63rd StOklahoma City, OK 73105
Offers Free Initial Consultation
Ed D AbelLawyer Overview
Ed Abel is a Senior Partner at Abel Law Firm where his focus of law includes personal injury, products liability and medical negligence. Ed received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1966. While earning his J.D. he was a member of the Law Review; member of the Order of the Coif; President of his class; Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity; on the Dean's Honor Roll; and Scholastically ranked 8th of 146 in his graduating class. Ed Abel also received his Bachelor...Read moreEd Abel is a Senior Partner at Abel Law Firm where his focus of law includes personal injury, products liability and medical negligence. Ed received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1966. While earning his J.D. he was a member of the Law Review; member of the Order of the Coif; President of his class; Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity; on the Dean's Honor Roll; and Scholastically ranked 8th of 146 in his graduating class. Ed Abel also received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1963. Ed Abel has a long list of professional achievements, which includes founding the Abel Law Firm in 1976. His other achievements include being rated "AV" by Martindale peer review system, which is the highest rating within the peer review system. He was selected as a "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers since 2007. Ed was named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year for the year 2011 by Best Lawyers. He was the recipient of the Earl Sneed Award in 1985 for Outstanding Continuing Legal Education Contribution and the recipient of the Leo Whinery Award in 2000 for Outstanding Contribution to Oklahoma Law of Evidence. Ed is a member of the Oklahoma County Bar Association, American Board of Trial Advocates, Texas Trial Lawyer Association, American Association for Justice, American College of Trial Lawyers, American Association for Justice, Oklahoma Association for Justice, an Honorary Member of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association; and the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association. While Ed has many more professional highlights, these are just a few. Ed was admitted to practice in: all Oklahoma trial and appellate courts, U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma, U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court. He was listed in "Best Lawyers in America" as on of the "Top Guns" of the legal profession from 1987-present. In 1989, Ed obtained $10 million for a jury verdict in a personal injury case. This jury verdict was the largest in Oklahoma at that time. Ed is a frequent lecturer for the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Oklahoma Association for Justice. He frequently teaches at the Oklahoma University School of Law and is on the Board of Trustees at Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.Read less
Practice Areas
Personal InjuryProduct LiabilityMedical Negligence
Current Employment Position(s)
Senior PartnerFounder, Abel Law Firm
Languages
English (Primary)
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
OklahomaU.S. Court of Appeals 10th CircuitU.S. District Court Eastern District of OklahomaU.S. District Court Northern District of OklahomaU.S. District Court Western District of OklahomaU.S. Supreme Court
Other Affiliations
Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association (Past Chairman) Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Governors) Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association (Past President) Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association (Chair, Key Man Committee) Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Legislative Committee) Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association, Speakers' BureauAssociation of Trial Lawyers of America (Member, Former State Committeeman) Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Former Second National Vice-Chairman State Committeemen) Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Former First National Vice-Chairman State Committeemen) Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Former National Chairman State Committeemen) Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Former Member, Executive Committee) American Bar Association, Negligence and Insurance Section (Member) American Board of Trial Advocates (Member) Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Former Member, Board of Governors) Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Former Mid-West Regional Task Force Coordinator) Oklahoma Bar Association (Chairman, Civil Code Procedure Committee) Oklahoma Bar Association (Member, Civil Code Procedure Committee) Oklahoma County Bar Association (Member) Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group of the United States District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, 1990 (Member) Oklahoma County Bar Association (Chairman, Early Intervention Subcommittee) Early Neutral Evaluation Program (Leader and Promoter in Development) Texas Trial Lawyer Association (Member) Iowa Trial Lawyers AssociationIdaho Trial Lawyers AssociationAmerican College of Trial Lawyers (Member) American Association for Justice, MemberOklahoma Association for Justice, Member
Education
University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma, 1966
Juris Doctor Degree
Honors: Order of the Coif
Honors: President of Class
Honors: Phi Delta Phi Lega Fraternity
Honors: Dean's Honor Roll
Honors: Scholastically Ranked 8th of 146 Graduating Seniors
Law Review: University of Oklahoma Law Review, Member
The University of Oklahoma, 1963
Bachelor of Arts Degree
Pro Bono Activities
Participant, Living Faith Ministries, Oklahoma City, OKBoard of Trustees, Mid-America Christian University, Oklahoma City, OK
Classes and Seminars
Lecturer, Oklahoma Bar Association
Lecturer, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association
Teacher, Oklahoma University School of Law
Fraternities and Sororities
Phi Delta Phi
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Honors
Recipient, Earl Sneed Award for Outstanding Continuing Legal Education Contribution, 1985Listed in Best Lawyers in America as one of the "Top Guns" of the Legal Profession, 1987 - 2000Elected by The University of Oklahoma College of Law Faculty as Honorary Member, Order of the Barristers, 1982 - Present Recognition as Outstanding Trial Attorney in the State of OklahomaRecipient, Earl Sneed Award for Outstanding Continuing Legal Education Contribution, 2001OTLA Member of the Year, 2003Leo H. Whinery Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Oklahoma Law of Evidence, 2000Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year by Best Lawyers, 2011 - Present Rated AV – the highest rating by the Martindale peer review systemSelected as a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2016
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Address
900 NE 63rd StOklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone
405-698-3570
Fax
(405) 418-0833
Offers Free Initial Consultation
Yes
Office Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm
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