Josh Abrams

Joshua S. Abrams joined Kiefaber & Oliva LLP in 2017. Mr. Abrams has authored title opinions, division order title opinions, negotiated and structured purchase and sale agreements, conducted due diligence and handled closings in large-scale oil and gas transactions. His practice is focused on oil and gas including acquisitions and divestitures, mineral title issues, lease analysis and title curative.


  • Oil and Gas Royalty Issues – Including Non-Participating Royalty Interests and Deduction of Post-Production Expenses, presented at the Michael Late Benedum Chapter’s Luncheon – (2018)
  • Held by Production and Royalty Issues presented at AAPL Seminar in West Virginia – (March 2019)


Capital University Law School
  • J.D. - 2011
  • Order of the Curia Honors
  • Pro Bono Legal Honors
  • Extern for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio
DePauw University
  • B.S. - 2007
  • Major: Communications
  • Captain and Four-Year Member of the Golf Team

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2011
  • Pennsylvania, 2019
  • West Virginia, 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Michael Late Benedum Chapter of the AAPL