The mailing and physical address for the Alaska Bar Association is 840 K Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK 99501-3353. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Bar members need to notify the Alaska Bar Association within 10 days of name, address, and telephone number changes. Change your address online at www.alaskabar.org/members; or send an email to the Bar office at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 907-272-2932.
Bar Cards are given to all members upon payment of dues. Replacement cards are issued at no charge by contacting the Bar office.
The deadline for payment of dues is February 1. View dues for the current year. Active dues may be paid in two installments with the second payment due July 1.
The Alaska Bar Foundation administers the IOLTA program. The Foundation makes grants to programs which provide legal services to the poor or to promote the administration of justice.
The Bar Rag, the official publication of the Alaska Bar Association, is published quarterly. Bar members may obtain extra copies from the Bar office at no charge. Individual copies may be purchased by non-members for $2. A yearly subscription is $25.
Certificates of Good Standing are provided by the Bar Association at no charge. To request a certificate please email us at email@example.com. Include your name, member number, and address where you would like the certificate to be sent. Certificates are also available for pick up from the Bar office. Certificates of Good Standing contain the full name of the licensed lawyer, date of admission, and current status. Other certificates the Bar can provide are Discipline History and Bar Admission. If you need a certificate directly from the Alaska Supreme Court, please email the Appellate Clerk’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A formal request for an ethics opinion should be addressed to the Ethics Committee c/o the Alaska Bar Association, 840 K Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK 99501-3353. Otherwise, all Alaska Bar Ethics Opinions can be found on this website. View the opinions.
Bar members who have questions about ethics may call Bar Counsel at 907-272-7469.
The Alaska Bar Association’s fax number is 907-272-2932.
Clients who wish to contest the fee charged by their lawyer may contact the Bar Association for a Fee Arbitration packet. Also included in the packet is a request for Mediation. View more information about the Fee Arbitration process.
The Bar sponsors life and disability programs for Bar members. Contact Hagen Insurance at 907-561-8040 or fax 907-561-8041 or visit www.hageninsurance.com.
An IOLTA (Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts) account is a pooled, interest-bearing trust account for deposit of client funds that are so small or that will be held for so short a time that they would not earn net interest that would be payable to the client. See ARPC 1.15. The Alaska Bar Foundation administers the IOLTA program.