Practice Areas

Bethesda Attorneys Fully and Effectively Representing Clients throughout Maryland

Helping businesses and individuals make wise legal decisions

When legal disputes disrupt your business or personal life, having a committed, knowledgeable attorney to zealously advocate on your behalf brings comfort and peace of mind. With their more than 90 years of combined experience, the attorneys of Abrams & West, P.C. are pride themselves in providing their clients with legal representation in the following areas:

Personal Injury Law

Unfortunately, there are thousands of car, truck, motorcycle, bus, and Metro Rail accidents every year in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Many motor vehicle accident victims are seriously injured, and sometimes killed, because of the carelessness and negligence of another driver. If you have been in a car, truck, motorcycle, bus or Metro Rail accident, you need legal representation.

Kenneth West, a partner at Abrams & West, P.C., has more than 40 years of experience handling personal injury cases and has provided guidance and legal expertise to hundreds of victims. Ken is an aggressive and savvy trial attorney with the knowledge and know-how to deal with insurance company lawyers.

If you've been injured, you shouldn't have to worry about dealing with insurance companies and the legal system. You can focus on getting well, and we will focus on dealing with the insurance companies and getting you compensation for your injuries.

Zoning and Land Use Services for Businesses and Individuals

Stanley Abrams, a partner at Abrams & West, P.C., has an impressive reputation among businesses and individuals in Montgomery County, Maryland, for his skill, knowledge and experience in zoning, land use, and permit acquisition. Stan is a seasoned veteran of the zoning and land use administrative and bureaucratic process.

Stan has literally written the book on zoning and land use law in Montgomery County and much of the state of Maryland. He is the author/co-author of four books: Guide to Maryland Zoning Decisions, How to Win the Zoning Game, Handling the Land Use Case, and Land Use Practice and Forms.

Whether it's new development, rezoning, a special exception, permit acquisition or a judicial appeal of an administrative decision, it's critical that you have an experienced and hard-working attorney on your side.

Civil Litigation

All too often, businesses and individuals have to take legal actions  to enforce a written or oral contract with another party. Unfortunately, a breach of contract or failure to perform on an agreement for services, goods or property can cost an individual or a business time, money and grief.

Our experienced trial attorneys can help you with your litigation needs. We have more than 90 years of combined experience in the state and district court systems in Maryland and Washington, D.C. We also have extensive experience in the federal court systems in the D.C. Metropolitan area.

If you're a prospective Plaintiff in a lawsuit, or if you're a Defendant who's being sued, you'll need a lawyer to protect your assets and legal rights.

DUI/DWI and Criminal Defense

We represent adults and juveniles in all types of misdemeanor and felony crimes in Maryland and Washington, D.C. Attorney Keith Rosa, a partner at Abrams & West, P.C., specializes in alcohol and drug related offenses, including drunk driving (DUI/DWI), drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, drug distribution, drug possession with intent to sell, and other similar offenses. Our attorneys also have significant experience in dealing with crimes such as assault, burglary, larceny and embezzlement.

When charged with a crime, many people give up hope. In the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, it is important to hire an attorney with the experience and knowledge necessary to navigate the complicated criminal court system. You have legal rights, like the presumption of innocence. Do not let your legal rights be trampled.

Estate & Trust Litigation

The passing of a loved one can be very difficult. Unfortunately, questions or ambiguities involving a loved one's last will and testament or trust can make a difficult situation even worse. Should you find yourself in this type of delicate situation and you feel that you need legal advice, the attorneys at Abrams & West are here to help.

Kenneth West has more than 40 years of experience dealing with Estate and Trust litigation cases. In addition, Keith Rosa has been frequently appointed by judges in the Montgomery County, Maryland court system to serve as a court-appointed personal representative for certain estate cases.

Contact an experienced Bethesda attorney who can help you when you need it most.

Our professional courtroom demeanor and meticulous preparation give us an edge as an assertive and strategic advocate. Call Abrams & West, PC at 301-951-1524 or contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation.