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Flanigan, Michael W.
1029 West Third Suite 250 Anchorage, AK
Phone: 888-734-6547
Fax: (907) 258-3804


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Lawyer Overview

Michael W. Flanigan was admitted to the Alaska Bar in 1977, and is a partner with the firm of Walther & Flanigan. He received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Indiana University in 1977. He also received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University in 1974. Mr. Flanigan's practice is primarily focused on representing victims of personal injury and families in cases involving wrongful death. He also handles cases involving Medical and Legal Malpractice, Consumer Fraud, and Social Security claims and cases involving ERISA. He is a member of the Alaska Bar Association, Alaska Academy of Trial Attorneys, American Association for Justice, and is admitted to practice before all Alaska state courts, as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska and the United States Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit.

Mr. Flanigan has been involved in many precedent setting cases and has achieved numerous million dollar settlements and jury verdicts. Precedent setting cases, include:  Peck v. Alaska Aeronautical, Inc., 744 P.2d 663 (Alaska 1987); Busby v. Municipality of Anchorage, 741 P.2d 230 (Alaska 1987); Hanebuth v. Bell Helicopter Inter., 694 P.2d 143 (Alaska 1984); Kuhn v. State, 692 P.2d 261 (Alaska 1984); and Adkins v. Nabors Alaska Drilling, Inc., 609 P.2d 15 Alaska 1980.

In his spare time Mr. Flanigan enjoys reading, travel with his wife, and spending time with their children.

Mr. Flanigan with 30 years experience practicing law in Alaska is committed to helping injured Alaskans and visitors who have been wrongfully injured. 

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death
  • Professional Negligence
  • Products Liability Law
  • Social Security Disability (Appeals)
  • Toxic Torts
  • Consumer Protection

West Practice Categories

Arbitration, Auto Dealer Fraud, Business & Commercial Law, Lemon Law, Class Actions -- Plaintiff, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) -- Employee, Sexual Harassment -- Employee, Cleanup & Superfund, Social Security -- Disability, Disability, Insurance Law, Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle, Property & Casualty, Litigation & Appeals, Federal Appellate Practice, Federal Trial Practice, State Appellate Practice, State Trial Practice, Personal Injury -- Plaintiff, Animal Bites -- Plaintiff, Assault & Battery -- Plaintiff, Aviation Accidents -- Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff, Premises Liability -- Plaintiff, Slip and Fall -- Plaintiff, Wrongful Death -- Plaintiff, Products Liability Law, Chemicals & Cosmetics, Firearms, Medical Products & Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Pharmaceutical Products, Recreational Products, Professional Malpractice Law, Dental Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Other Professionals Malpractice, Sexual Abuse -- Plaintiff, Toxic Torts, Hazardous Waste, Pesticides, Radiation & Electromagnetic Energy


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