Vivian Munson, Esq.

Vivian Munson, Esq.

Law Office of Vivian Munson
  • Elder Law
  • Alaska, New York
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Summary

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.

Practice Area
  • Elder Law
Additional Practice Area
  • 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
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New York
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9th Circuit
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Professional Experience
Owner
Law Office of Vivian Munson
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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
J.D. | Law
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University of Alaska - Fairbanks
M.A. | Teaching
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State University of New York - Binghamton
B.A. | Social Science
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Professional Associations
MatSu Borough Commission for Historic Preservation
Commissioner
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National Alliance for Mental Illness
Volunteer
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Activities: Public speaking; fund-raising for consumer programs: In Our Own Voice and group housing.
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New York Bar Association
Member
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Alaska Bar Association
Member
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Alaska Academy of Trial Lawyers
Board Member
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University of Alaska, Anchorage
Instructor, Constitutional Law courses
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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