Laura L. Farley

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Location:
Anchorage, AK
Phone:
Fax:
907-274-5111
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Animal Bites -- Defense
  • Arbitration
  • Assault & Battery -- Defense
  • Aviation Accidents -- Defense
  • Bad Faith
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defamation & Privacy -- Defense
  • Employment Discrimination -- Employer
  • Federal Trial Practice
  • Insurance Malpractice
  • Jones Act
  • Mediation
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Defense
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Premises Liability -- Defense
  • Property & Casualty
  • Property Damage -- Defense
  • Railroad Accidents -- Defense
  • Sexual Harassment -- Employer
  • Slip and Fall -- Defense
  • State Trial Practice
  • Wage & Hour Laws -- Employer
  • Wrongful Death -- Defense
  • Wrongful Termination -- Employer

Bar Admissions

  • Alaska, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2007

Education

  • University of Puget Sound School of Law, Tacoma, Washington
    • J.D. - 1992
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA)
    • Attendee - 1994

Representative Cases

  • Barton v. North Slope School District, 268 P.3d, 2012, Alaska S.Ct.
  • Estate of Mickelsen v. North-Wend Foods, Inc. and S&S Properties, LLC, 274 P.3d, 2012, Alaska S. Ct.
  • Mueller v. Buscemi, 230 P.3d 1153, 2010, Alaska S. Ct.
  • Christiansen v. Christiansen, 152 P.3d 1144, 2007, Supreme Court of Alaska
  • Mahan v. Arctic Catering, Inc., 133 P.3d 655, 2006, Supreme Court of Alaska
  • Kirk v. Demientieff and United Companies, 145 P.3d 512, 2006, Supreme Court of Alaska
  • Thomann v. Fouse, 93 P. 3d 1048, 2004, Supreme Court of Alaska, 2004650077
  • DeNardo v. ABC Ins. RVs Motorhomes, 51 P. 3d 919, 2002, Supreme Court of Alaska, 2002471315
  • Orisini v. O/S Seabrooke, 247 F. 3d 953, 2001, United States Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2001326214
  • Whitesides v. U-Haul Co., 16 P. 3d 729, 2001, Supreme Court of Alaska, 2001079751
  • Gapay v. Q & S Enterprises, 133 F. Supp. 2d 1139, 2000, United States District Court, District of Alaska, 2000578861
  • Coulson v. Marsh & McLennan, Inc., 973 P. 2d 1142, 1999, Supreme Court of Alaska, 1999065004

Representative Clients

  • Alaska National Insurance Co.
  • St. Paul Travelers
  • Chubb Group

Classes/Seminars

  • Ethics at the 11th Hour, Alaska Bar Association, 12/13/2007 to 12/13/2007
  • Insurance Law: Third Party Coverage in Alaska, National Business Institute, 06/30/2004 to 06/30/2004
  • Insurance Ethical Dilemmas, Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) - Alaska Chapter, 04/15/2004 to 04/15/2004
  • Challenges in Alaska Insurance Coverage Litigation, National Business Institute, 12/02/2003 to 12/02/2003
  • Emerging State and Federal Issues: Preparing for Future Employment Law Challenges, Council on Education in Management, 12/04/2002 to 12/04/2002
  • Alaska Law Update as it Relates to Maritime Issues and Insurance Issues, Marine Insurance Association of Seattle, 06/08/2000 to 06/08/2000
  • Impact of Employment Law on Traditional Maritime Claims, Marine Insurance Association of Seattle, 02/25/1999 to 02/25/1999
  • Peculiarities in Alaska Law Which Affect Claims Handling, Puget Sound Maritime Claims Association, 05/28/1998 to 05/28/1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Alaska Bar Association, Fee Arbitrator, 2000
  • Defense Research Institute, 2000
  • State Representative, 2002 to 2004
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Associate Member, 2005
  • Alaska Bar Association, Board of Governors, Member, 2012 to Present

Fraternities/Sororities

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Farley & Graves, P.C.

807 G Street
Suite 250
Anchorage, AK 99501

Phone: 907-274-5100
Fax: 907-274-5111
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