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Meg Simonian

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Location : Anchorage, AK

Biography

Meg Simonian is an accomplished trial lawyer and litigator who has been practicing law in Alaska since 1999.  After serving as a law clerk for the Anchorage Superior Court, she began her legal career as a felony trial lawyer at the Alaska Public Defender Agency and Office of Public Advocacy.  Meg has tried complex federal and state white-collar criminal cases.  Before joining Dillon & Findley in 2010, Meg worked on complex litigation cases, with a primary focus of insurance bad faith cases at Friedman & Rubin.  She practices civil law, emphasizing plaintiff’s medical malpractice, serious injury or death, and other complex litigation.  Meg has successfully settled and tried multi-million dollar cases in both federal and state courts.

Meg is a life-long Alaskan who enjoys the rigors of trial work and is a dedicated advocate for her clients.  When she is not working, Meg spends time with her family, often dragging them with her to camp, hike, ski or play outside.

Education

  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1997
  • University of Alaska Anchorage
    • B.A. - 1992
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: English Literature
  • Mercer Law School, Trial Practice Institute of the National Criminal Defense College

    Past Positions

    • Anchorage Superior Court, Law Clerk
    • Alaska Public Defender Agency and Office of Public Advocacy, Felony Trial Lawyer

    Professional Associations

    • American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Attorneys of America®), 2003 to Present
    • Anchorage Zoning and Planning Commission, 2005 to 2006
    • Alaska Supreme Court Criminal Rules Advisory Committee, 2002 to 2003
    • Alaska Bar Association, 1999

    Practice Areas

    • Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice
    • Serious Injury or Death
    • White-Collar Criminal Law

    Bar Admissions

    • Alaska, 1999
    • U.S. District Court District of Alaska, 1999