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A. Michael Zahare

A. Michael Zahare

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Business, Car Accidents, Wrongful Death

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About Me

Mr. Zahare is a life-long Alaskan and has been practicing in Anchorage for over 30 years. His practice focus is personal injury, professional liability, and business litigation. He also provides business advice and transactional services to clients throughout Alaska.  Mr. Zahare has achieved the AV Preeminent Rating, the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Personal Injury: 35%
    31 years
  2. Business: 30%
    31 years
  3. Car Accidents: 25%
    31 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    31 years



Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Matthews & Zahare PC

911 W 8th Ave Ste 400
Anchorage, AK, 99501-3340



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Timothy Award for Youth Leadership and ServiceInternational Church of the Nazarene2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMatthews & Zahare, P.C.1994 - Present
AttorneyBliss Riordan, fka Bradbury, Bliss & Riordan1984 - 1994

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Defense Research InstituteMember2013 - Present
International Society of Primerus Law FirmsMember2013 - Present
Northwest Nazarene University, Board of TrusteesMember2004 - Present
Anchorage East Rotary ClubMember1989 - Present
Alaska Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Anchorage Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Jewel Lake Community ChurchChurch & Board Member1984 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Patterson Insurance Brokers v. Worldwide Facilities, Inc.Client dismissed from Litigation without any payment

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Publication NameTitleDate
"Legal Aspects of Doing Business in North America and Canada"Alaska Chapter1987

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Northwest Nazarene CollegeBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude1981

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Annual MeetingHow to avoid Insurance Broker Malpractice Claims2008
CLE Seminar"Collecting Judgments in Alaska, Beyond the Basics1993
CLE SeminarCollecting Judgments in Alaska1991