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Joined Abel Law Firm, 1993

Interned with Abel Law Firm, 1992-1993

Interned with Cleveland County District Attorney, 1992

Instructor in Insurance Law, University of Oklahoma, Department of Legal Assistant Education

Frequent Lecturer for the Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma Association for Justice and University of Oklahoma College of Law

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. District Courts for the Western and Eastern District of Arkansas, U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Supreme Court.


Juris Doctor Degree, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 1993

Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics, Oklahoma State University, 1987

Honors & Affiliations
  • Selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers for 2013 – Present
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice, Advisory Board, 2009
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Inns of Court – William J. Holloway Inn of Court
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

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