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Eric D. Abes - Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Workers' Compensation Lawyer
810 Penn AvenueFifth FloorPittsburgh, PA 15222-3614
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Eric D. AbesLawyer Overview

Eric Abes joined Abes Baumann as an associate in 2012. Eric followed a less direct path into law than his peers, serving five years, including three deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq, as an infantry paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division of the United States Army.

After leaving the military, Eric graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007. He received his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2012. While at Seton Hall, Eric served as a coordinator for the...

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Eric Abes joined Abes Baumann as an associate in 2012. Eric followed a less direct path into law than his peers, serving five years, including three deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq, as an infantry paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division of the United States Army.

After leaving the military, Eric graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007. He received his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2012. While at Seton Hall, Eric served as a coordinator for the Courtroom Advocates Project, helping people obtain restraining orders and protection from abuse orders in New York City Family Court.

Eric worked in the Allegheny County Clerk of Court and District Attorney's Offices; as a law clerk in the Essex County New Jersey Office of the Public Defender; and as a paralegal and law clerk for several civil litigation law firms in New York, New Jersey, and Washington, DC.

During his service in the Army, Eric was awarded the Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; the Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; the Good Conduct Medal; the National Defense Service Medal; the Afghanistan Campaign Medal; the Iraq Campaign Medal; the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; the Army Service Ribbon and the Overseas Service Ribbon; he also earned the Basic Parachutist Badge and Combat Infantryman Badge.

Eric and his wife, Robin, reside in Dormont with Lou the Wonderdog.

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Practice Areas
Workers' Compensation
Current Employment Position(s)
Associate, since 2012
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Bar Admissions
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2012Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2012Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2012New Jersey, 2012Pennsylvania, 2012
Other Affiliations
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationAllegheny County Bar Association, Sports Law CommitteeAllegheny County Bar Association, Military and Veterans Affairs CommitteeAllegheny County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Public Service CommitteePennsylvania Association for JusticeWestern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationWorkers Injury Law and Advocacy Group
Education
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, May, 2012
J.D.
Honors: Coordinator, Courtroom Advocates Project
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December, 2007
B.A.
Past Positions
Essex County New Jersey Office of the Public Defender, Law clerk
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Honors
Awarded the Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf ClusterArmy Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf ClusterGood Conduct MedalNational Defense Service MedalAfghanistan Campaign MedalIraq Campaign MedalGlobal War on Terrorism Expeditionary MedalGlobal War on Terrorism Service MedalArmy Service Ribbon and the Overseas Service Ribbon
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Address
810 Penn AvenueFifth FloorPittsburgh, PA 15222-3614
Phone
412-228-4786
Fax
412-765-0906
Offers Free Initial Consultation
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