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Abel, Ed D

900 NE 63rd StOklahoma City, OK 73105

Updated: 01/12/2017

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...
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Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Medical Negligence

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Senior Partner
  • Founder, Abel Law Firm

Languages

  • English (Primary)

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.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' Bureau
  • Association 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 Association
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association
  • American College of Trial Lawyers (Member)
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice, Member

Honors

  • Recipient, Earl Sneed Award for Outstanding Continuing Legal Education Contribution, 1985
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America as one of the "Top Guns" of the Legal Profession, 1987 - 2000
  • Elected 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 Oklahoma
  • Recipient, Earl Sneed Award for Outstanding Continuing Legal Education Contribution, 2001
  • OTLA Member of the Year, 2003
  • Leo H. Whinery Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Oklahoma Law of Evidence, 2000
  • Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year by Best Lawyers, 2011 - Present
  • Rated AV – the highest rating by the Martindale peer review system
  • Selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2016

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association
  • Teacher, Oklahoma University School of Law

Pro Bono Activities

  • Participant, Living Faith Ministries, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Board of Trustees, Mid-America Christian University, Oklahoma City, OK

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

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi

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Honors

  • Recipient, Earl Sneed Award for Outstanding Continuing Legal Education Contribution, 1985
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America as one of the "Top Guns" of the Legal Profession, 1987 - 2000
  • Elected 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 Oklahoma
  • Recipient, Earl Sneed Award for Outstanding Continuing Legal Education Contribution, 2001
  • OTLA Member of the Year, 2003
  • Leo H. Whinery Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Oklahoma Law of Evidence, 2000
  • Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year by Best Lawyers, 2011 - Present
  • Rated AV – the highest rating by the Martindale peer review system
  • Selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2016

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Office Information

Address

900 NE 63rd StOklahoma City, OK 73105

Fax

  • (405) 418-0833

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Offers Free Initial Consultation

Yes

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm

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900 NE 63rd StOklahoma City, OK 73105