Abel, Lawrence W.

215 South Broad StreetFifth FloorPhiladelphia, PA 19107

Updated: 11/10/2017


Since 1983, Lawrence W. Abel has practiced law in the Philadelphia Metropolitan area. He is experienced in all aspects of Family Law, including divorce, custody, support, protection from abuse, paternity, and adoption. In addition, he practices extensively in the fields of Bankruptcy, Criminal, and Civil Law.

He has regularly conducted continuing legal education (CLE) courses on Domestic Relations for the Cape School in an around the metropolitan area, and served as President of the...


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Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Support
  • Protection from Abuse
  • Paternity
  • Adoption
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal
  • Civil Law

Year Joined Firm

  • 2008


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court

Other Affiliations

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Suburban Jewish Community Center Bnai Aaron, President, 2002 - 2004


  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1982
  • University of Michigan Rackham School of Graduate Studies, 1981
    Major: Applied Economics
  • University of Michigan College of Literature, 1977
    Major: Economics and English

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215 South Broad StreetFifth FloorPhiladelphia, PA 19107


  • 215-545-3817


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215 South Broad StreetFifth FloorPhiladelphia, PA 19107