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Roger K. Gelb

Roger K. Gelb

Gelb & Gelb, P.C.
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice
  • DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania
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Summary

Mr. Gelb has been handling personal injury cases, including automobile accident cases and medical malpractice claims, for over 20 years. Mr. Gelb has personally handled thousands of cases, recovering tens of millions of dollars, and has been selected numerous times by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the best personal injury lawyers in the Washington, DC area; the magazine described Mr. Gelb "among Washington's best - most honest and effective - lawyers who sue." Roger Gelb has also been listed in the past two annual issues of The Washington Post Magazine, which announces the top lawyers in the Washington, D.C. area. The magazine indicates that those listed have been "recognized for excellence by their peers and have impressive records of professional achievement and ethical standards." Roger Gelb was also selected for inclusion in the 2012 and 2013 DC Super Lawyers' list (Plaintiff's Personal Injury), which is based on a "high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement" (www.superlawyers.com). Recently (2013), Mr. Gelb's firm ranked among the top two law firms in the Washington, DC, area (Category: Best Malpractice Representation), by the The National Law Journal & Legal Times (Reader’s Rankings). Additionally, Mr. Gelb has an AVVO score of 9.5, which is considered "Superb" (www.avvo.com). Also of note, Roger Gelb has never had less than an AV rating (the highest rating attainable), by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory. Roger Gelb is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Maryland Bar, the Pennsylvania Bar and is admitted to practice in all area federal courts. Gelb & Gelb, P.C. was founded in 1954 by Roger Gelb's father, Joseph D. Gelb, The firm is listed on the Bar Register of Preeminent firms. Specialties: Automobile accidents, medical malpractice, fall cases, other injuries

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    20-40%
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
DC
Maryland
Pennsylvania
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
- Current
After graduating law school 1991, Mr. Gelb was admitted to the Bars of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Mr. Gelb is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court, for the District of Columbia, the United States Court of Appeals, for the District of Columbia Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. To date, Mr. Gelb, who is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has never had a lower rating, has personally litigated, arbitrated or settled thousands of personal injury cases. Also of note, Mr. Gelb was selected by his peers as one of the area’s best lawyers in the November 2004 issue of Washingtonian Magazine and again in the December 2007 issue (these are consecutive selections). Washingtonian, which lists Mr. Gelb as one of the city’s “Big Guns” and classifies him among “the top 1%” of lawyers in the city” goes on to describe Mr. Gelb as one of “Washingon’s best – most honest and effective – lawyers who sue.”
Education
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
J.D. / Law (1991)
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University of South Carolina - Columbia
B.A. / Government and International Studies (1987)
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Awards
Best Lawyer
The Washington Post
Best Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Best Lawyer
The National Law Journal Reader's Rankings
Best Lawyer
The Washington Post
Best Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Best Lawyer
The National Law Journal Reader's Rankings
Best Lawyer
Washingtonian Magazine
Best Lawyer
Washingtonian Magazine
Professional Associations
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Member
Current
Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists
Member
Current
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
Current
Montgomery County (Maryland) Bar Association
Member
Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Website
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Social Media
Contact & Map
Gelb & Gelb, P.C.
1120 Connecticut Ave NW
#421
Washington, DC 20036
USA
Telephone: (202) 331-7227