Attorney Employment Opportunities
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Anchorage: Associate Attorney
Washington State law firm which specializes in debt collection looking to expand into Alaska. We are looking for an attorney licensed in Alaska, who is familiar with the pleadings and process for law suits and judgment enforcement, including garnishments, debtor exams and personal property execution. Applicants should also be familiar with the FDCPA, CFPB and current Arizona regulatory concerns for debt collection.
Compensation depends on experience with benefits (medical/dental insurance) provided after 90 days. A retirement account is opened after 2 years.
If interested, please reply to this posting with your resume, or you may send it via facsimile to (425) 453-3239 attention: Isaac.
Anchorage: Paralegal/Associate - Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc.
Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. is currently accepting résumés for a Paralegal/Associate position. Applicants must have strong research, writing, communication, and time-management skills. Complex litigation experience preferred. The successful candidate will assist with case management and preparation of pleadings/motions; conduct discovery, including obtaining records and reviewing documents; interview clients/witnesses; prepare trial materials, and perform legal research. We handle a wide variety of litigation and business matters and we offer a competitive salary and benefit package. Forward résumé, transcript, and writing sample, if available, by fax to 272-2082 or by email to email@example.com.
Anchorage: Commercial Litigation (Construction Litigation) Associate - Perkins Coie LLP
The Anchorage office of Perkins Coie is seeking an associate to support its growing government contracts and construction litigation practices. The work will include both government contracts work, with a focus on the federal government's 8(a) program, and construction counseling/litigation. Candidates must have 2 – 5 years of related experience, be a member of the Alaska bar, and have excellent academic credentials, references and written and oral communication skills. To apply, please go to www.perkinscoie.com and submit your cover letter, resume and law school transcript.
Please note, we are not accepting resumes from search firms.
Anchorage: Associate Position - Estate and Tax Planning Firm
Our firm has a thriving estate and tax planning practice in Anchorage, Alaska. We have an opening for a bright, energetic associate with at least 5 years of experience. An LLM in Estate Planning or Taxation is preferred.
Our practice emphasizes estate planning, estate and trust administration, small business formation, and tax planning for businesses. We use many sophisticated estate planning techniques to assist our clients in accomplishing their goals. Additional information about our firm is posted on our web page: www.shaftellaw.com
We need a full-time associate who would be devoted to becoming a valuable member of the firm. This new attorney would be given as much responsibility as he or she was capable of assuming.
We are looking for a person who has already demonstrated substantial academic and professional achievement. Strong writing and human relations skills are essential. Interested persons should e-mail their resume, and transcripts of their undergraduate and law school education to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anchorage: Associate Attorney for Tax Boutique
Law Offices of Christy Lee, PC, an innovative Anchorage tax law boutique, is looking for an associate tax attorney with at least 2 years’ experience. Applicants must possess a J.D. from an accredited law school, active CPA license (or LL.M. in tax law), and licensed to practice law in Alaska. The successful candidate will assist with preparation of delinquent individual and business tax returns, IRS audits, IRS collection actions, criminal tax fraud cases, business transactions and proactive tax matters, such as estate planning and gifting. Knowledge of ATX (or other accounting software), Quickbooks, Word 2010, Time Matters, and Timeslips desirable. Strong written and verbal skills a must. Compensation depends on experience. Generous benefit package. Email cover letter explaining your knowledge level of the above mentioned software, resume, references (who will not be contacted without your permission), and salary requirements to email@example.com. All applicants will be kept confidential.
Bethel: Staff Attorney - Association of Village Council Presidents
The Association of Village Council Presidents is a tribal non-profit organization serving 56 primarily Yup’ik Eskimo tribes in Southwest Alaska in Bethel, Alaska.
Competitive Salary; Excellent Benefits ;12 paid holidays/18 days personal leave in first year; employer-paid health care; retirement plan w/employer contribution after 90 days of employment
Summary: Provide legal advice, support, and assistance to the General Counsel, AVCP administration, board and programs on Indian Law, PL 93-638 compacting and contracting, employment and benefits, corporate and administrative law, real estate, and related matters routinely associated with in-house counsel. Review, draft and negotiate contracts. Maintain and update corporate governance records. Provide general legal support to the organization’s departments by providing legal analysis to questions raised. Work with AVCP Human Resources to identify and resolve current and potential risk/compliance issues, and other employee-related issues.
Qualifications: Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. License to practice law in the State of Alaska or ability to pass the Alaska Bar Exam within one year of hire. Prefer three years of experience in Indian Law but willing to consider other relevant credentials. Possess good communications, research, writing and organizational skills. Must be dependable, self-motivated, and able to work both independently and in a team/work-group setting. Must be able to work and communicate in a multi-cultural setting.
Contact AVCP’s Human Resources Department at (907) 543-7307 for an application, to submit your resume or more information. Per Public Law 93-638 (Indian Self Determination & Education Assistance Act) qualified Alaskan Natives/American Indians are given preference but candidates from all backgrounds are welcome to apply.
Bethel: Assistant District Attorney
The Bethel District Attorney’s Office is recruiting to fill a full-time assistant district attorney position. This lively office is responsible for prosecution of criminal cases in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and Interior Alaska. The position requires frequent court appearances in the Superior and District Courts at Bethel, and telephonic appearances in village courts. There is significant trial work, including pre-trial motion practice. There are opportunities for travel to some of the 64 communities in the area, and some travel may be required in connection with trial work. This is an excellent placement for a person who enjoys outdoor activities, one who is interested in indigenous cultures, or one who seeks a culturally diverse environment.
Interested candidates who would like additional information about this position may contact District Attorney June Stein at (907) 543-2055, or by e-mail at June.Stein@alaska.gov.
Application Instructions: Interested candidates must submit a complete resume package as described on the announcement (http://www.law.state.ak.us/department/jobs.html). Applicants should specify the position or positions for which they are applying. This position will remain open until filled. For general information, please visit our website: www.law.state.ak.us.
Juneau: City Attorney - City and Borough of Juneau
Applicants must be a member in good standing with the Alaska Bar. The successful candidate will have experience working as counsel to groups such as committees, boards and assemblies; experience drafting ordinances, resolutions, policies, contracts, leases and agreements; experience supervising legal staff and managing a law office including budgeting, fiscal control, program planning and development, strategic planning; principles and practices of employee supervision including employee development, training, performance evaluation and progressive discipline; experience with contract negotiations; experience drafting budgets and operating plans for a legal department; knowledge and experience with diverse ethnic and cultural groups; experience with criminal and civil litigation; knowledge of applicable federal, state and municipal laws, rules, and regulations as well as legal principles and practices; court procedures, and community/public relations. Please visit the following website: http://www.juneau.org/personnel/jobs.php to view the complete job announcement and for instructions how to apply.
Palmer: Associate Attorney – Law Offices of Kenneth J. Goldman, PC
Looking for an associate attorney with 0-5 years’ experience, for a full-time position. Must be licensed to practice law in Alaska. Primary areas of practice are family law and criminal defense. Applicants must have excellent research, writing, verbal and analytical skills. Some litigation experience is desirable. Salary DOE. To apply please send resume, writing sample, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.