Our Attorneys

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP

Firm president

Adele is an attorney, safety professional and trainer who is president of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C. in Beltsville, MD, Charleston, WV, and Denver, CO, a multi-attorney firm focusing on safety, health and employment law nationwide. As a certified mine safety professional, Adele provides consultation, safety audits and training services to MSHA and OSHA regulated companies. 

Adele is a regular columnist for numerous magazines on legal, employment, mine and occupational safety/health issues, and is co-author of several books related to mining, construction, employment law, and occupational safety and health.

She is a member of the Maryland, DC and Pennsylvania Bars, the U.S. District Courts of Maryland, DC and Tennessee, the U.S. Court of Appeals, DC, 3rd and 4th Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a graduate of the George Washington University’s National Law Center, and earned her B.S. in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park. 

Her professional memberships include the American Society of Safety Professionals, National Safety Council, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, Associated Builders and Contractors, the Industrial Minerals Association-North America, and the American Bar Association. In 2017, she received the NSC’s Distinguished Service to Safety Award. 

Email: safetylawyer@gmail.com Tel: 301-595-3520

Diana Schroeher, Esq.

Associate attorney (MD)

JD, University of Baltimore, MD

Email: dschroeher@aabramslaw.com Tel: 301-595-3520

Joshua Schultz, Esq., MSP

Managing Attorney (MD), Denver Office

JD, University of Maryland

Email: jschultz@aabramslaw.com Tel: 303-228-2170

Gary Visscher, Esq.

Of counsel (DC, MI)

JD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI

Email: gvisscher@aabramslaw.com Tel: 301-595-3520

Brian Yellin, Esq., CIH

Of counsel (MD, MT)

Attorney and certified industrial hygienist.

JD, University of Baltimore, MD


Email: byellin@aabramslaw.com Tel: 301-595-3520 

Sarah Ghiz Korwan, Esq.

Of counsel (WV)

JD, West Virginia University

Email: skorwan@aabramslaw.com Tel: 304-543-5700

Michael R. Peelish, Esq.

Senior Counsel (CO, WV, PA)

Attorney and Mining Engineer

West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, WV (JD)
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV (B.S. in Mining Engineering)

Email: mpeelish@aabramslaw.com Tel: 301-595-3520 

Maryland Office

4740 Corridor Place, Suite D
Beltsville, MD 20705

Tel: 301-595-3520  

Fax: 301-595-3525

Colorado Office

600 17th Street
Suite 2800 South
Denver, CO 80202

Tel: 303-228-2170 

Fax: 301-595-3525

West Virginia Office

1045 Bridge Road Charleston, WV 25314

Tel: 304-543-5700

Fax: 301-595-3525