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Vivian Munson, Esq.

Law Office of Vivian Munson
Contact: 907.495.4954
Experience:
Law School: Boston University School of Law - Boston University
Jurisdictions: Alaska
New York
9th Circuit

OVERVIEW

About Vivian Munson, Esq.
I spent 15 years as a trial lawyer in Anchorage. I tried civil cases only--employment law, personal injury, family law, and copyright. Took some time off. Returned to practice in the MatSu Valley, focusing on Social Security Disability claims and Elder Law.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Social Security Disability
Fees
  • Contingent Fees
    • Social Security must approve all fees. Usual fee is 25% of lump sum/ past due payment after approval of claim.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • For Wills and Miller Trusts, flat fees. Probate, $200 an hour. Personal injury--call to discuss how to proceed.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alaska
New York
9th Circuit
Professional Experience
Owner, Law Office of Vivian Munson
-Current
Social Security Disability and SSI claims/appeals. Built website, www.SSIApply.com. Article in The Alaska Bar Rag, April-June, 2011 re client suffering from mental illness.
Owner, Law Offices of Vivian Senungetuk (former name)
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Trial practice, civil suits. Employment law, Federal Tort Claims Act, divorce and custody, personal injury and copyright.
Associate , Erwin, Smith & Garnett
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Law Clerk to Robert C. Erwin, former Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, in private practice. Insurance defense and appeals.
Education
Boston University School of Law - Boston UniversityJ.D.Law
University of Alaska - FairbanksM.A.Teaching
State University of New York - BinghamtonB.A.Social Science
Professional Activities
Commissioner MatSu Borough Commission for Historic Preservation 2010-Current
Volunteer National Alliance for Mental Illness 2004-Current
Details: Public speaking; fund-raising for consumer programs: In Our Own Voice and group housing.
Professional Associations
Member, New York Bar Association
-Current
Member, Alaska Bar Association
-Current
Board Member, Alaska Academy of Trial Lawyers
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Instructor, Constitutional Law courses, University of Alaska, Anchorage
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PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications
  • Wise Words of Paul Tiulana--An Inupiat Alaskan's Life
    Franklin Watts--Grolier Publishing
  • A Place for Winter--Paul Tiulana's Story
    The CIRI Foundation

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Website

CONTACT & MAP

P.O. Box 1206
Willow, AK 99688
USA
Telephone: 907.495.4954