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Mr. Bliven has been practicing law since 1994. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame, magna cum laude, in 1990. He attended the Willamette University College of Law, in Salem, Oregon, and graduated in 1994. Mr. Bliven practiced law in Oregon, emphasizing Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation Social Security Disability Law, representing only injured and disabled individuals for several years prior to moving to Montana to join Anderson Law Office, which became Anderson & Bliven PLLC, then Anderson & Bliven, PC, and Anderson, Bliven & Evans, Trial Lawyers, P.C.. Mr. Bliven had his own previous firm in Oregon City, Oregon, which after admission to the Montana Bar, he left Oregon to live in Montana. Mr. Bliven focuses his energy on representing injured and disabled individuals, handling their Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, and Social Security Disability claims.

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Licensed

  1. Workers Compensation: 30%
    22 years
  2. Car Accident: 30%
    22 years
  3. Social Security: 20%
    22 years
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
    22 years

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Fees:

Contingent (20-40%)

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  • Rolf Kruger

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Mr. Bliven for 20 years and he is still one of the smartest attorneys I've met. I would not hesitate in referring matters to Mr. Bliven even if he joined the wrong legal fraternity in law school.

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    Rolf Kruger Family Attorney
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  • Christopher A Slater

    I endorse this lawyer. I had the pleasure of working with Michael years ago at a small law firm in Portland, Oregon. Michael is an excellent attorney who works tirelessly for his clients. I would not hesitate to refer clients to Michael knowing that he would represent them zealously, professionally, and compassionately.

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    Christopher Slater Personal injury Attorney
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Contact info

278 4th Ave E N
Kalispell, MT, 59901

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MTActive200207/16/2015
ORActive199407/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President/CEO/PrincipalBliven & Evans Trial Lawyers P.C.2013 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesSustaining Member1996 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1994 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of Notre DameGovernment and International Affairs; HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Handling Social Security CasesSocial Security Disability2011