Vivian Munson, Esq.
Law Office of Vivian Munson
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.
- Elder Law
Additional Practice Areas
- Social Security Disability
- 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
|Owner, Law Office of Vivian Munson|
|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)|
|Trial practice, civil suits. Employment law, Federal Tort Claims Act, divorce and custody, personal injury and copyright.|
|Associate , Erwin, Smith & Garnett|
|Law Clerk to Robert C. Erwin, former Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, in private practice. Insurance defense and appeals.|
|Boston University School of Law - Boston University||J.D.||Law|
|University of Alaska - Fairbanks||M.A.||Teaching|
|State University of New York - Binghamton||B.A.||Social Science|
|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.|
|Member, New York Bar Association|
|Member, Alaska Bar Association|
|Board Member, Alaska Academy of Trial Lawyers|
|Instructor, Constitutional Law courses, University of Alaska, Anchorage|
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