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Janet Abaray
Charter Member
Civil Litigation

312 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA


Janet Gilligan Abaray acts as managing shareholder for the Cincinnati office of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude. She graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Cincinnati School of Law where she was Business Manager of the Law Review. She is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Ohio, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Sixth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Abaray is one of 20 public members of a Commission chosen from over 300 applicants that has been formed by the State of Ohio to consider modernization of the Ohio constitution. Ms. Abaray was selected to serve on the Commission by a 12-person, bipartisan group, of six Ohio State Representatives and six Ohio State Senators. Other public members of the Commission include former public office holders, including Governor Robert Taft, as well as judges, professors, attorneys and community leaders.

Mohad Abbass
Charter Member
Civil Litigation

497 Delaney Ave, suite 508, Orlando, FL 32801


Mohad Abbass focuses on property insurance litigation and personal injury litigation. Mr. Abbass gained significant litigation and trial experience as an Assistant Public Defender in the Law Offices of the Public Defender in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida, representing indigent individuals accused of criminal offenses. After leaving the Public Defender's Office, Mr. Abbass worked at a well-known Orlando defense firm specializing in first-property insurance litigation. Mr. Abbass's civil litigation experience includes significant motion practice, taking and defending depositions, successful mediations, and trials. While defending corporations and insurance companies, Mr. Abbass gained valuable insight into how insurance companies evaluate and handle claims, which he now uses to fight for his clients.

Gregory Abel
Charter Member
Civil Litigation

3235 Hillcrest Park Drive, Suite 106, Medford, OR 97504


An Oregon native, Gregory M. Abel attended Southern Oregon University in 1995 where he would pursue his B.S. in Political Science. Passionate and committed to providing excellence and trustworthiness to the legal system, Abel would go on to pursue his Juris Doctor. In 1995, Abel would began attendance at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane Washington where he would complete his studies in 1998. After working in Washington for 5 years, Abel would return home to Oregon where he would join Grantland Blodgett Shaw & Abel. Areas of Practice: Litigation, Criminal Defense, DUI/DWI Defense, Civil Defense, Business Litigation, Administrative Defense, and Transportation Law.

Douglas Abendroth
Distinguished Lawyer
Civil Litigation

2 Park Plaza, Suite 1020, Irvine, CA 92614


Douglas Abendroth is a partner of North, Nash & Abendroth LLP. Before joining the firm in 2007, Doug also had over 20 years tenure as an associate and partner with O'Melveny & Myers LLP. He has the highest possible peer review rating (AV) by Martindale Hubbell. With a broad and expansive range of legal experience, Doug handles complex business litigation and disputes including trademark and copyright, business torts, shareholder and corporate disputes, contract, real estate, health care/hospital law, constitutional law, and general commercial disputes. In addition to litigation, Doug provides transactional business legal advice and strategic legal and regulatory compliance counseling, including contract drafting and strategies to minimize litigation risk. Doug's deep legal experience equips him to provide guidance to clients at every stage—from business formation, dispute handling, and litigation—to settling matters out of court. Doug has practiced law in Southern California for over 30 years and his accomplishments have played an important role in the development of Orange County's legal and business community. He has a served in leadership roles for both the bar and civic organizations, is a speaker and educator in various areas of the law, and is a strong support and volunteer for many local charitable organizations.

Elina N. Agnoli
Charter Member
Civil Litigation

140 Branscomb Rd, Laytonville, CA 95454, USA


Ms. Agnoli was awarded an academic scholarship to the prestigious University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where she graduated cum laude in 2004 with dual Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Political Science and Creative Writing. After college, she was accepted at the University of San Francisco School of Law. She graduated in the top 1/3 of her class in 2008, passed the California Bar Exam, and thereafter quickly landed a job at Kazan McClain Satterly & Greenwood, one of the premier plaintiffs' asbestos firms in the country. At Kazan McClain, Ms. Agnoli spent several years litigating complex cases – frequently obtaining multimillion dollar settlements and judgments on behalf of clients, and their families, harmed by some of the worst corporate tortfeasors in American history. After leaving Kazan McClain, Ms. Agnoli worked for the nationwide firm of Brown, Koro & Romag, LLP, which specializes in representing injured motorcyclists. Ms. Agnoli is committed to offering each of her clients exceptional, personalized, high-quality legal services in a cost-effective and efficient manner. Ms. Agnoli is known for being an aggressive advocate as well as a pragmatic, straightforward and highly creative attorney.