Listed by City then by Date Posted

 

Updated 5/20/2019

 

 

 

Statewide: Attorney – Sayer Law Group

 

The Sayer Law Group, a default services law firm, is seeking qualified, energetic candidates to fill full-time or part-time attorney positions in Alaska. Must have strong communication and organization skills. Primary responsibilities would be as default foreclosure, bankruptcy and/or collection attorney. Bankruptcy or Foreclosure experience a plus. Travel to court throughout Alaska may be required. Salary negotiable based on experience. Benefits include medical insurance, 401(k) and PTO. Please send your resume to mlasley@sayerlaw.com.

 

(Updated 5/16/2019)


Anchorage: Attorney – Littler Mendelson P.C. 

 

Littler Mendelson P.C. is seeking an attorney with 1-3 years of labor and employment law experience to join the Anchorage office. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in Alaska. We offer a generous benefits package to all full-time employees.

 

Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice in the world exclusively devoted to representing management. With more than 1,500 attorneys in over 75 offices worldwide, Littler serves as the single source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for 75 years. For more information visit: www.littler.com. Littler Mendelson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

No recruiters – principals only.

 

For more information and to apply online:

https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/LIT1003LITME/JobBoard/0ece97ba-dd32-4d62-8c5e-1663f6040db1/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=0309a133-cd03-4982-948b-1097b28395e8

 

(Posted 5/20/2019)


Anchorage: Attorney – Reeves Amodio, LLC

 

Reeves Amodio, LLC is seeking an associate with 2-4 years of experience.  The firm is small, highly respected and very busy, with a low-key working environment.  Our practice is diverse but oriented towards environmental and natural resource matters.

 

We are seeking someone with transactional, regulatory and litigation experience.  Candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and a recent writing sample to blanche@reevesamodio.com, or mail to Reeves Amodio, LLC, attn: Blanche, 500 L Street, Suite 300, Anchorage, Alaska 99501.

 

(Posted 5/20/2019)


Anchorage: Medical-Legal Partnership Attorney – Alaska Legal Services Corporation

 

Alaska Legal Services Corporation is seeking an attorney to support its Partnering for Native Health Medical-Legal Partnership Project (MLP) in Anchorage. This position will be primarily based at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. Responsibilities include carrying a caseload, handling the administrative functions for the MLP project, and maintaining relationships with community partners.

 

This is a temporary position beginning July 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2019.

 

Applicants must be admitted to practice law in Alaska or admitted to practice in another state and eligible for an Alaska Bar Rule 43 waiver. Information on Bar admission or requirements for a waiver can be found at www.alaskabar.org.

 

Salary $45,888 – $67,248 DOE. Generous personal leave and benefits package provided.

Applications: ALSC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage women, persons of color, LGBTQ individuals, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups (including Alaska Native and Native Americans) to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Please send cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample to: Maggie Humm, Supervising Attorney at mhumm@alsc-law.org.

 

About Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC): ALSC is a private, nonprofit law firm with a mission is to provide high quality civil legal services to low income and disadvantaged people and communities to protect their safety, their health and promote family stability. Through advocacy, education, collaboration and litigation we empower individuals, protect fundamental rights, strengthen communities, create opportunities and achieve justice.

 

(Posted 5/15/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Tax Attorney

 

Fast-paced, energetic tax boutique law firm based in Alaska, Texas, and Hawaii has an opening in its Anchorage and Fort Worth offices for an associate tax attorney who will assist with resolution of challenging tax-related matters, including:

 

  • Tax court litigation;
  • All aspects of tax resolution, such as collections, appeals, innocent spouse, installment agreements, offers in compromise, FBAR, seizures, audits, 1031 exchanges, fraud and criminal investigations, liens, valuations, and penalty abatement;
  • Business formation, transactions, internal issues, and employment taxation;
  • Probate matters; and
  • Wealth planning.

Applicants should be well-informed about tax procedures and possess strong writing abilities, adept oral advocacy, and highly developed interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to interview clients, analyze facts and data.  The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience with a reputable law firm and will hold an LL.M. in taxation or will hold an active CPA license.

 

Email resume, references, writing sample, and salary requirements to info@christyleelaw.com

 

(Posted 5/8/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Oil & Gas section is recruiting for a full time attorney to represent and advise the State of Alaska in both litigation and transactional work concerning natural resource matters that involve significant state revenues and interests. The attorney primarily will represent and advise the Department of Natural Resources and Department of Revenue on a diverse range of legal matters, which may include leasing, permitting, tax, and royalties, and also will be responsible for providing aid to state agencies in legislative and regulatory matters, including the review, analysis, drafting, and promulgation of state statutes and regulations. The selected candidate will practice in the state and federal courts, including both trial and appellate courts, and before administrative agencies. Some travel may be necessary.

 

Please visit our website for the full job announcement including desired qualifications and instructions for applying http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 5/7/2019)


Anchorage: Fish & Game Prosecutor – Office of Special Prosecutions

 

The Office of Special Prosecutions is recruiting for an Assistant Attorney General to serve as the Criminal Division’s Fish and Game Prosecutor. In this position you will prosecute those individuals who violate state laws and regulations designed to protect and manage the state’s fish and game resources. Cases include issues such as commercial fisheries and big game violations, unlawful harvest and sales of wild-stocks, illegal sport-fish activities, and illegal guiding activities. You will work closely with more than 100 state fish and wildlife officers, various state boards, and several federal law enforcement agencies to protect wildlife across the state. In doing so you will help protect the very culture of Alaska.

This position is located in Anchorage, however you will have the opportunity to travel throughout the state, including rural areas, to present these cases. The ideal candidate will possess two to three years of criminal prosecution experience, be highly self-motivated, be willing to aggressively charge fish and game cases and be an active participant in all stages of ongoing investigations from initiation to prosecution.   

 

More information and application instructions may be found on the Department of Law website at: http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 5/3/2019)


Anchorage:  Executive Director – Alaska State Commission for Human Rights

 

The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is recruiting for an Executive Director.

 

The Executive Director serves as the principal chief executive officer of the agency, reporting directly to seven commissioners and is responsible for supervising programs and personnel of the Commission, including budget and administrative functions.

 

The Executive Director ensures complaints are impartially investigated; dismisses complaints where no substantial evidence of discrimination is found; conciliates complaints when staff finds substantial evidence of discrimination; and decides whether to refer complaints to public hearing.

 

The candidate will possess knowledge of: civil rights laws, procedures to enforce the laws; subject matter of ASCHR’s mandate; as well as the laws of other Federal and local equal rights agencies; effective management and supervisory principles.

 

Ability to: exercise authority and instill confidence in managing a program subject to high public scrutiny; speak effectively before public groups; communicate effectively in writing; supervise and maintain cooperative relationships and deal with government officials, legislators, and citizens under conditions requiring tact and judgment; analyze problems and develop solutions; function independently.

 

Graduation from an approved college with a bachelor’s degree and increasingly responsible professional experience in a management role is required.

 

Additional management experience or experience in legal analysis and work in the field of civil rights enforcement is preferred.

 

This job posting closes at 5:00 p.m. on May 20, 2019. Interested candidates must submit an up-to-date resume, cover letter, and an analytical writing sample to:

Toyia Del Valle, Administrative Officer, Alaska State Commission for Human Rights, 800 A Street, Suite 204, Anchorage, Alaska 99501 – Telephone 907-276-7474 extension 237

 

Writing samples are a permanent part of the applicant’s file and will not be returned.

The State of Alaska in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

(Posted 4/30/2019)


Anchorage: Trial Attorney – Allstate

 

The Trial Attorney will:

  • Represent insured’s of Allstate and the Company in the defense of low to moderate to exposure bodily injury and Property damage law suits. Assess liability and damages and develop defenses to allegations and/or pursuit of Subrogation for a successful resolution of cases.
  • Effectively negotiate settlements including all aspects of liability and damages
  • Attend hearings and conduct trials
  • Argue motions; take effective depositions of lay and expert witnesses
  • Consult with clients, opposing counsel and the judiciary
  • Coordinate the case handling with claims personnel
  • Assist other attorneys in resolving calendar conflicts

Job Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate degree and member in good standing of Alaska State Bar
  • Up to five years Insurance Defense, Subrogation and/or Personal Injury litigation experience; Subrogation experience preferred
  • Trial and/or Arbitration experience is preferred, with flexibility to work across several disciplines that may include SIU, PIP, UM and Subrogation.
  • No Fault and/or SIU experience is a plus.
  • Computer skills required; experience with Microsoft Office, Lexis, and the internet
  • Ability to work well with others on a team of attorneys, paralegals, administrative assistants, supervised by an attorney Lead Counsel
  • Must be able to handle a large caseload
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are key to working with a variety of internal and external contacts as well as for preparing reports, pleadings, and correspondence, collaborating with others, etc. Will work independently as well as part of a cohesive team.
  • Ability to travel
  • Driving at least 40-50 miles daily depending on the activities being covered, court, doctors’ depositions, discovery depositions, and case evaluations, etc.
  • Walking and rolling brief case with files from vehicle to the legal proceeding and/or deposition and facilitations, etc.
  • Trial preparation could require lifting in excess 20 lbs. because of exhibits, materials, records from plaintiff, etc. 

For more information and a full job description visit: https://www.allstate.com/careers.aspx

 

(Posted 4/29/2019)


Anchorage: Attorney – Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP

 

Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP is seeking an admitted attorney to enhance and complement its existing real estate, business transaction and corporate practice.  Our office offers varied work in a collegial setting, with practice areas including corporate, Alaska Native and municipal law, commercial real estate, banking, employment, bankruptcy, collections, natural resources, and civil litigation.  Candidates must possess excellent verbal, written, time management and interpersonal skills.  LBB offers a competitive wage and benefits package.  Please e-mail cover letter, resume and writing sample to Dawn Gray at dawng@lbblawyers.com.  Contacts will be held in strict confidence. 

 

(Posted 4/26/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – Office of Special Prosecutions

 

The Department of Law, Office of Special Prosecutions, is recruiting for a full time permanent Assistant Attorney General to direct the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU). The MFCU is a federally mandated and funded investigative and prosecutorial unit consisting of three attorneys, six criminal investigators, a forensic accountant, a paralegal, and a law office assistant.  The mission of the unit is to investigate and criminally or civilly prosecute fraud by healthcare providers, healthcare facilities, pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmacies and other providers that illegally divert Medicaid funds, and abuse or neglect residents in Medicaid funded facilities.  Attorneys are responsible for supervising healthcare fraud investigations, criminal, civil and administrative litigation, providing advice to partner agencies, and drafting legislation and regulations.  Healthcare fraud cases involve complex white collar crime and may be prosecuted through either criminal prosecution or civil litigation.  This is a unique opportunity for a talented and experienced attorney to handle high profile multi-million dollar cases involving healthcare issues on the national level.

 

The Unit is currently seeking an attorney to act as the unit’s Director.  As the Director, you will supervise employees; work with other state and federal agencies; craft the overall mission, focus, and strategy of the unit; assist in budgetary matters; and regularly collaborate with the Attorney General’s Office to develop overall policy.  

 

Other responsibilities include such things as: reviewing and investigating allegations of Medicaid fraud for purposes of criminal prosecution and/or compliance with Alaska’s Medicaid False Claims Act; filing criminal charges and/or civil False Medicaid Claims Actions against providers; and contributing to multi-state investigations and litigation of qui tam cases against national providers. 

 

More information and application instructions may be found on the Department of Law website at: http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 4/22/2019)


Anchorage or Juneau: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Labor & State Affairs section is recruiting for a full-time attorney. The attorney selected for this position will have the opportunity to do a blend of legal work handled by the Labor & State Affairs Section. The responsibilities will consist of providing direct aid-to-agency advice—both written and oral—working on legislative issues and regulations projects on behalf of executive branch agencies, and some litigation. The attorney’s duties will include providing regular advice to state boards and commissions such as the Alaska Public Offices Commission, and assisting agencies or public corporations with matters involving discrete constitutional or statutory questions, the Open Meetings Act, and the Public Records Act. The attorney will be asked to prepare advisory memoranda, legal opinions, regulations, and legislation. The attorney may also have the opportunity to partner with other colleagues in the section to help support the legal work of state public corporations, which can include preparation and review of grants, loans, and commercial transactions. While past experience in each of these areas is not required to be considered for the position, applicants should have an interest in and willingness to learn new subjects and practice areas.

 

Please visit our website for the full job announcement including desired qualifications and instructions for applying http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 4/17/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The attorney selected for this position will do a range of work handled by the Regulatory Affairs and Public Advocacy (RAPA) Section. The RAPA section primarily performs the Attorney General’s statutory function of representing the public interest in utility and pipeline carrier matters before the Regulatory Commission of Alaska. The section also provides policy analysis on related matters.  The attorney in this position would mainly assist in rate cases and other proceedings before the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.  In doing so, the attorney would utilize the expert technical support of RAPA non-attorney professionals and outside professionals as witnesses who provide accounting, engineering and economic analysis for all types of regulated utilities and pipelines in pre-filed testimony and at hearing.

 

Please visit our website for the full job announcement including desired qualifications and instructions for applying http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 4/17/2019)


Anchorage:   Associate Attorney – Barlow Anderson, LLC

 

Barlow Anderson is a 5-attorney Alaska law firm established in May 2017.  We are looking for an associate with 0 to 3 years of experience to join our firm. The associate will work primarily in our worker’s compensation defense practice but will have opportunities to practice in other areas of law. This position involves significant litigation with frequent depositions, client contact and participation in hearings before the Alaska Workers’ Compensation Board. Candidates should be independent and self-motivated with excellent writing and  interpersonal skills, as well as a good sense of humor.   We have a diverse legal practice that includes estate and tax planning, wills, trusts and guardianships, probate litigation, general civil litigation and business advisory and transactional work. We pride ourselves on our friendly and congenial work environment. We offer a competitive salary with standard benefits, including paid holidays, 401k plan, and health insurance.

 

If you are interested in interviewing for this position, please send your resume, cover letter and recent writing sample to  jke@barlowanderson.com. No phone calls please.

 

(Posted 4/11/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney – Dan Allan & Associates

 

Law Offices of Dan Allan & Associates has a position available for an associate attorney, working in Family Law, Criminal Defense & Civil Law. Successful candidate should be willing to work other areas of the Law, be self-motivated & organized. Salary depending on experience.  Interested applicants should send a resume and writing sample to looda@gci.net.

 

(Posted 4/8/2019)


Anchorage: Mid to Senior Level Associate – Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

 

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has an exciting opportunity to join its Anchorage office.  If you are seeking a collegial law firm environment where you can work closely with partners on interesting matters, we look forward to hearing from you.  In this role, you will work alongside experienced lawyers in top practice groups who are invested in mentorship and professional growth. 

 

This is a great opportunity for a confident, self-motivated individual with a demonstrated ability to handle matters independently and a desire to assist our client teams in more complex transactions.  

 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of four years’ experience with commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and sales, leasing, real estate finance, and land development projects.
  • Active members of the Alaska State Bar preferred; will consider members of other state bars depending on circumstances.
  • Outstanding academic credentials
  • Law firm experience, immediately transferable skills, and excellent client relationship and interpersonal skills preferred. 
  • Confidence and self-motivation

To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting, resume, law school transcript and a relevant writing sample, 5-10 pages in length. We would also appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.  If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or have been considering a move to Alaska, please contact Bahareh – baharehsamanian@dwt.com to learn more. 

 

Link: https://careers.dwt.com/real-estate-and-land-use-mid-to-senior-level-associate-anchorage/job/10828080

 

(Posted 4/4/2019)


Anchorage: Small Business Law Associate – Vellum LLC

 

Vellum LLC is a unique law practice that acts as the legal department for small businesses all over the state of Alaska. We’re looking for an associate that is willing to dive in and learn about LLCs, corporations, contract review and drafting, employment law, trademark law, and the legal services that a typical small business needs. If you already have this experience, all the better. To apply, write a one paragraph email to marketing@vellumllc.com describing the reason you are a good candidate for this position. Please don’t provide your resume or any attachments. We anticipate selecting a few respondents with a follow up request for their resume and possibly an interview. To learn more about Vellum LLC visit www.vellumllc.com.

 

The position is open for a part-time or full-time associate. Recent law school graduates without an Alaska Bar license are welcome to apply.

 

(Posted 4/4/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney – North Star Law Group

 

North Star Law Group is a business law firm currently seeking for an entry level Litigation Associate for our midtown Anchorage office for employment beginning September 2019.

 

The Associate is responsible for handling a high-volume caseload. This is a self-directed, detail-oriented position. The preferred applicant is someone who will be ready to jump in, take initiative, and hit the ground running. This position will include court appearances that become more frequent as the Associate’s caseload increases.

 

Applicants are preferred to have 1-2 years post-law school experience, but all applicants will be considered. Alaska State Bar admission or eligibility is required. Salary and benefits are competitive and depend on the legal experience of the applicant. Aggressive year-end bonus structure.

 

Please direct all inquiries to applicants@northstarlawgroup.com with cover letter and resume in PDF format. A writing sample and references may be requested at a later date.

 

(Posted 4/4/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Municipal Prosecutor – Municipality of Anchorage

 

The Assistant Municipal Prosecutor duties entail screening pre-arraignment cases, drafting and negotiating sentencing resolutions, preparing and conducting trials, and daily court hearings including arraignment, sentencing, restitution hearings, etc. Position may include some motion and/or appellate work.  Further work includes reviewing, evaluating and compiling evidentiary materials, occasional weekend duty, and responding to inquiries for information and assistance from the general public, APD, outside attorneys, witnesses, and victims.  It is also expected that the Assistant Municipal Prosecutor will participate in out-of-office training events with APD and other agencies. This position may include work in both the general trial and the domestic violence units.

 

Salary will depend upon the legal background and experience of the selected candidate.  A comprehensive benefits package is provided as well as retirement (PERS).  Candidates who are interested in applying can submit a cover letter and a resume that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience. Candidates must also submit a professional writing sample not to exceed 10 pages.  The cover letter, resume and writing sample can be mailed to: Jody Davis, Acting Municipal Prosecutor, PO Box 196650 Anchorage, AK 99519 or emailed to jody.davis@anchorageak.gov.

 

(Posted 4/2/2019)


Anchorage: Attorney – Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a premier Northwest regional law firm serving the needs of businesses in six primary industry groups including Technology, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, Real Estate and Construction, and Transportation with offices in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Bend, Eugene, Salem, Mountain View, CA, and Anchorage.

 

Schwabe is seeking experienced attorneys looking to take their careers to the next level by joining its newly established office in Anchorage in support of the firm’s strategic plan. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience
  • Established, self-sustaining book of business
  • Excellent legal skills and reputation
  • Demonstrated ability to originate and maintain client relationships
  • Strong client service ethics
  • Alaska State Bar admission or eligibility for reciprocity

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment with a competitive salary and benefits. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, and law school transcripts to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition and Integration, by visiting the firm’s website (www.schwabe.com/careers-attorneys) or emailing AttorneyRecruiting@schwabe.com. Inquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence. 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

(Posted 4/1/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Child Protection section of the Attorney General’s Office is recruiting for a full-time attorney.  The primary responsibility of the attorney in this position is to handle child-in-need-of-aid cases in the Anchorage office. The case load is heavy and focused on litigation.  This position requires extensive superior court trial work and a significant amount of written motion practice. The attorney may also have the opportunity to work on child welfare policy and participate in special projects aimed at improving the child welfare system in Alaska. Some travel within Alaska will be necessary.

 

Attorneys in this section produce a high volume of work on a daily basis. At least two years of trial experience and experience in child abuse or neglect law is highly desired. General criminal and family law experience will also be considered. Candidates must have strong litigation, case management, and time management skills.  Candidates must also be able to demonstrate effective and appropriate consensus building and a willingness to be flexible. This position requires an attorney who is a creative thinker and is able to think and make decisions quickly and work independently and well under pressure. The successful candidate should be committed to the child welfare field and able to work with a variety of people, including the client agency, the general public, and witnesses.

 

Please visit our website for the full job announcement including desired qualifications and instructions for applying http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 3/27/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Special Litigation section is recruiting for an experienced litigator to handle a diverse case load with an emphasis on employment litigation. The attorney will represent the State in employment cases, including administrative hearings and state and federal court litigation, but will also have the opportunity to litigate other matters assigned to the section. Special litigation attorneys work in a team environment, collaborating with subject matter specialists and appellate attorneys to handle complex, high profile and/or expedited litigation at the trial court level. The attorney will handle all aspects of trial court litigation from initial pleadings, through discovery, dispositive motion practice and trial. The attorney must be interested in handling cases covering a wide variety of subject matter areas and must be able to work independently on complex matters. Superior writing and oral communication skills are essential. Applicants with five or more years of civil litigation experience are preferred; and experience with employment litigation in particular is desirable.

 

Please visit our website for the full job announcement including desired qualifications and instructions for applying http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 3/27/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Labor & State Affairs section is recruiting for a full-time attorney. The attorney in this position will be assigned primarily to represent the Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs (DMVA)—including the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Office of the Adjutant General—and the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Depending on attorney interest, experience, and section needs and workload, the attorney also will provide legal services to other client agencies and work on other issues including constitutional law claims, the open meetings act, public records laws, legislative issues, and more.  Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school, have at least two full years of post-graduation experience practicing law as a licensed attorney (one of which may be satisfied by having served as a clerk for a trial or appellate judge), and have a strong knowledge of general legal principles and practices. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical and writing skills, good judgment, and the ability to work in a team environment while under minimum supervision are essential. A background in labor law, military law or disaster response, or administrative law is preferred but not required. Applicants must be comfortable working independently and under minimum supervision and should be comfortable with and interested in directly advising clients.

 

Please visit our website for the full job announcement including desired qualifications and instructions for applying http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 3/27/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Opinions, Appeals & Ethics Section of the Department of Law is looking for a talented, energetic, and hard-working attorney for a two-year fellowship in our Anchorage office. Fellows will be part of the Opinions, Appeals & Ethics Section and report to the supervisor of that section. Each fellow will be assigned a mentor who specializes in appellate practice.

 

In the first year, the fellow will participate in the full range of work handled in the Opinions, Appeals & Ethics Section. The fellow will work on civil appeals to Alaska’s superior and supreme courts and assist with legal advice projects. The fellow’s responsibilities will include drafting appellate briefs, presenting at least one oral argument, evaluating potential appeals, and sitting on moot courts for other attorneys. In the second year, the fellow will have the opportunity to partner with attorneys in other sections working on a wide variety of civil matters.

 

This position is a two-year fellowship that will begin on or around September 1, 2019. Candidates should be law school graduates currently serving as full-time judicial clerks or who have recently completed a judicial clerkship; law school graduates participating in government, academic, or public-interest fellowships that will be completed prior to the start date of the Department of Law’s fellowship; or exceptionally qualified law students in their final year at an accredited law school.

 

Please visit our website for the full job announcement including desired qualifications and instructions for applying http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 3/27/2019)


Anchorage: Entry or mid-level associate – Hughes White Colbo Wilcox & Tervooren, LLC

 

We are seeking an associate for an entry level or mid-level position. Founded in 1939, Hughes White provides legal counsel for local, national and international clients in the areas of business, real estate, product liability, insurance, family, and employment law. Our downtown office is conveniently located within walking distance of the courthouse.

This position will be focused mainly on insurance defense and family law in a litigation practice environment.  Strong writing and interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to multi-task and manage multiple files so as to meet court and client deadlines in a timely manner.  This is a litigation position, so court experience, including representing clients in evidentiary hearings and trials, is preferred.  We provide an excellent work environment with a congenial group of team members, and provide standard benefits, including paid holidays, paid vacation leave, health insurance, and a 401K plan, among others. Salary is competitive and DOE. We are open to flexible hours.

If you are interested in interviewing for this position, please send your resume, cover letter and recent writing sample to the firm administrator, Amanda Keough, at akeough@hugheswhite.com.  No phone calls please.

 

(Posted 3/26/20


Anchorage or Juneau: Staff Attorney – Earthjustice

 

Earthjustice is now accepting applications for a Staff Attorney to join our team working to protect the natural values and ecosystems of Alaska, and the people who use and rely on them. 

 

Qualifications

  • Attorney with substantial litigation experience and the ability to litigate cases from beginning to end, independently if necessary. We expect that in most cases a candidate meeting this requirement would have at least six years litigation experience, but candidates with fewer years of experience are welcome to apply so long as they meet this functional requirement.
  • Admitted to, or willing to apply for admission, to the Alaska bar.
  • Excellent litigation skills, including top-notch legal research, writing, and oral advocacy skills.
  • Ability to manage a litigation docket effectively, lead a litigation team, and work collaboratively with colleagues and partner organizations.
  • Proficient at working with technical experts.
  • Strong skills in communicating litigation and advocacy goals and messages to the media.
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with client partners and staff
  • Strong and demonstrated initiative, good judgment, and work ethic.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed for case work, court appearances, and presentations.
  • Commitment to serving the public interest, and a passion for the role of Earthjustice and its mission.
  • An awareness of and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a:

  • Resume.
  • Cover letter that addresses (1) why you are drawn to this position and whether there are particular legal, environmental, or justice issues that inspire you; and (2) aspects of your background that demonstrate competence to work with diverse clients and colleagues. 
  • Writing sample, preferably a legal brief or memorandum you have written.
  • List of three references.

Click here to apply

 

(Posted 3/22/2019)


Anchorage: Fellowship Attorney – State of Alaska

 

The Department of Law, Criminal Division is offering a two-year fellowship in its Anchorage offices that will begin in the fall of 2019. The position is split between the District Attorney’s Office and the Office of Criminal Appeals.

 

This program is designed to provide an opportunity for an attorney to experience a broader range of legal work than would ordinarily be allowed in a permanent position with the Department. The expectation is that this fellowship might lead to permanent employment with the department at the conclusion of the fellowship, depending on the quality of the fellow’s performance and the availability of positions.

 

The first year is a trial rotation within the Anchorage District Attorney’s office where the fellow would be exposed to a wide range of felony and misdemeanor criminal litigation, from motion work to trial practice. In the second year, the fellow will be assigned to the Office of Criminal Appeals where they will apply the training gleaned in the district attorney’s office to representing the state in appellate matters filed in the court of appeals and federal district court.

 

This program provides an opportunity to work with attorneys throughout the Department on critical matters of public interest. Near or at the close of the fellowship period, the successful candidate would be eligible to apply for any open attorney position within the Department, including those only open to current Department employees.

 

For more details about the position and application instructions, please visit our website at http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs/fellow.html.

 

(Posted 3/21/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney – Delaney Wiles, Inc.

 

Delaney Wiles, Inc., one of Alaska’s oldest and most respected firms, seeks a highly motivated full-time associate to join its busy civil litigation practice. Candidates must have the ability to meet deadlines, deliver high quality work, and possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Candidates must be actively admitted to practice law in Alaska. Prior experience in insurance defense is preferred.

 

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with references to Debra Hinds, CLM, at dwh@delaneywiles.com

 

(Posted 3/18/2019)


Anchorage: Entry or Mid-Level Associate — Kemppel, Huffman and Ellis, P.C.

 

Kemppel, Huffman & Ellis is seeking an associate attorney with an interest in civil litigation, transactional matters, or both.  We represent public utilities in all aspects of their businesses, including labor and employment law, regulatory and administrative issues and corporate law.  We offer a very competitive compensation plan and the opportunity for attorneys to experience a quality of life outside the office that we believe is unique.  Our associate attorneys have historically had the opportunity to work directly with clients and may be required to quickly assume major responsibility for projects.  Applicants should have a strong academic background, well-developed research skills, and the ability to work well with other staff members and clients.  To apply, e-mail a cover letter and resume to khejobs@gmail.com.

 

(Posted 3/18/2019)


Anchorage: Chief of Workers’ Compensation Adjudications – Division of Workers’ Compensation

 

The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development is recruiting for the Chief of Workers’ Compensation Adjudications for the Division of Workers’ Compensation.

This position:

  • Directly supervises the staff and activities of the Division’s adjudications section.
  • Reviews decisions issued by the Board to ensure consistency with statutory and other criteria.
  • Performs adjudicative duties unique to board operations, including the conduct of public hearings as the board designated chairman on issues of extreme legal complexity and cases of first impression.
  • Researches statutes, regulations, treatises, and case law and provides interpretive guidelines to staff and board members. Replies to highly technical questions, both legal and procedural, and participates in conferences to promote public understanding of the Act and legal precedents.
  • Recommends legislative and regulatory changes to the Director. Testifies before the legislature on statutory and regulatory matters.
  • May represent the Director at public meetings or other agency functions. May act for director in his/her absence.
  • Function as a member of the Division’s senior staff management team, including creation and implementation of policies and procedures that define division operations, resource allocation, and performance review.

Minimum Qualifications: 

 

A member in good standing of the Alaska Bar Association.

AND

Substantial experience in the practice of workers’ compensation law in Alaska.

 

For full job bulletin, please see Chief of Workers’ Compensation Adjudication (PCN 07-3005)

 

(Updated 5/2/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney – Holmes Weddle & Barcott, P.C. 

 

Holmes Weddle & Barcott, P.C. is seeking a litigation associate with a minimum of 3 years of experience to join the Anchorage, Alaska office.  Holmes Weddle & Barcott is a full-service commercial law firm based in the Pacific Northwest. We have deep roots in the maritime and natural resources industries, but over time the scope of our practice has grown to encompass a wide range of industries and practices.  In addition to trial and appellate work, our attorneys are often retained before litigation ensues so that risks can be analyzed and prevented. The firm is committed to a team approach and is seeking applicants who are highly motivated, possess exceptional research, writing, and oratory skills, as well as the ability to work closely with other attorneys and staff.  Please submit your cover letter, resume and writing sample electronically to Assistant Firm Administrator Lindsey Galin at lgalin@hwb-law.com.

 

(Updated 3/18/2019)


Bethel: Staff Attorney – Public Defender Agency

 

The Alaska Public Defender Agency is currently hiring a staff attorney for its Bethel office. Trial attorneys for the Alaska Public Defender Agency provide court-appointed legal representation to indigent individuals in criminal cases.

 

Applicants must possess outstanding writing and analytical skills and be able to work independently to research and compose legal briefs as well as possess strong oral advocacy skills and clinical/trial practicum experience. Applicants must be admitted to the Alaska bar, be willing to sit for the next Alaska Bar exam, or be eligible for bar admission by reciprocity.

Prior legal experience preferred.

 

Salary range is commensurate with experience. Job provides excellent state benefits.

 

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, legal writing sample of 15 pages or less, and three references by email to Jin Chong at jin.chong@alaska.gov. The legal writing sample should reflect the applicant’s own work without significant revision from others. Applications will be accepted until May 30th, 2019.

 

(Posted 5/16/2019)


Bethel: Associate General Council – Association of Village Council Presidents

 

The Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit tribal consortium of fifty-six federally recognized tribes. Tucked away between two of Southwest Alaska’s major rivers in an area the size of the State of New York, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta is the traditional home of the Yup’ik, Cup’ik, and Athabascan peoples. AVCP is a fast-paced environment, where we value innovative thinking, team-work, and our traditional Yup’ik and Cup’ik values.

 

The Associate General Counsel is responsible for typical in-house counsel duties, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts and advising departments in the areas of human resource management, compliance, and risk management. The Associate General Counsel’s duties also include providing advice and legal analysis to a wide range of social services departments (from child welfare to transportation); helping to ensure federal and state grant compliance; and researching and engaging the foremost native law issues (from Indian Child Welfare to subsistence rights). Opportunities for travel throughout the region by air, water, or ice road are available.

 

Applicants must be admitted to practice law in Alaska, or able to become admitted to practice law in Alaska within one (1) year of hire. Experience in non-profit, employment, or Native law preferred. Cold weather tolerance or substantial winter gear strongly recommended.

 

Start Date: August 1, 2019.

 

AVCP offers a competitive salary; generous benefits package and retirement plan; and relocation reimbursement. To apply, send cover letter and résumé to hr@avcp.org or apply online at http://www.avcp.org/careers/.

 

Per Public Law 93-638 (Indian Self Determination & Education Assistance Act) qualified American Indians/Alaska Natives are given preference, but candidates from all backgrounds are welcome to apply.

 

(Posted 4/26/2019)


Bethel: District Attorney – Department of Law

 

If you are looking for a fulfilling career in public service, look no further than the Alaska Department of Law’s Criminal Division where your talent will drive justice, your compassion will give comfort, and your efforts will make a difference in your community. Currently the Division is recruiting to fill the position of District Attorney in the Bethel District Attorney’s Office. This office is responsible for prosecution of criminal cases in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and Interior Alaska which includes the Bethel, Emmonak, Hooper Bay, and Aniak courts.

 

The Bethel District Attorney supervises eight attorneys, three victim witness paralegals, and oversees four other support staff. The District Attorney is responsible for assigning the workload, establishing office procedures and protocols, and setting the tone for the office’s relationship with law enforcement, courts and the general public. The DA also handles a caseload of the most significant or high profile cases in addition to administrative and supervisory responsibilities.

 

The District Attorney position requires the ability think critically and reason logically; the ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing; the ability to lead legal professionals in a supportive team environment; the ability to manage both the legal and administrative functions of the office; the ability to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a deadline controlled atmosphere; and the ability to manage numerous matters simultaneously.

 

More information and application instructions may be found on the Department of Law website at: http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 4/10/2019)


Dillingham: Assistant District Attorney – Department of Law

 

The Dillingham District Attorney’s Office is recruiting to fill a full-time assistant district attorney position. In this position there is opportunity for significant trial work, as well as pre-trial motion practice, daily court hearings and some post-conviction and appellate work.  You will need strong oral advocacy skills. Prior trial experience and experience in the practice of criminal law is a plus, but is not required. This position requires the ability to think critically and reason logically; the ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing; the ability to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a deadline controlled atmosphere; and the ability to manage numerous matters simultaneously. Travel will be required to cover court in the outlining communities as well as to Anchorage to hold grand jury hearings. 

 

This is a one-attorney office and as such it provides ample opportunity to acquire experience in a wide variety of criminal prosecutions, both misdemeanor and felony, in a short period of time. You will not be entirely on your own, however. You will have a strong legal assistant and a paralegal along with supervision and backup support from the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office. Assistant District Attorneys who fulfill a two year commitment in a rural location are given preference to transfer to other district attorney offices in the state as vacancies occur.  A rural commitment is a great way to acquire a variety of experience in a small amount of time that is highly valued within the division.

 

More information and application instructions may be found on the Department of Law website at: http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 4/11/2019)


Fairbanks: Law Clerk – Alaska Court System

 

$4,085.00 monthly

Open until filled

 

The Alaska Court System (ACS) is accepting applications for a Law Clerk to serve a Superior Court Judge in Fairbanks. The position will be available June 2019 and will run through August 2020. The successful applicant will perform research relating to motions before the court, summarize case files, and prepare memoranda and recommendations. The position may also organize files, review case files for procedural sufficiency, and review orders and judgments prepared for signature.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited law school with an LLB or JD.

 

Benefits: The ACS provides health insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, 11 paid holidays per calendar year, personal leave, Supplemental Benefits System (SBS), and the opportunity to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan. The successful applicant will be eligible for a travel and moving allowance.

 

How to Apply: Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, a brief writing sample not substantially edited by someone else, and two letters of recommendation from law professors or others familiar with the applicant’s work.  The recruitment period will remain open until the position is filled.

 

Mail applications to:

Ron Woods, Area Court Administrator, Alaska Court System, 101 Lacey Street, Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

Email applications to: rwoods@akcourts.us

 

For more information, visit http://www.courts.alaska.gov/hr/index.htm and select “Information for Prospective Law Clerks.”  For general inquiries, please email recruitment@akcourts.us.

 

The Alaska Court System is an equal employment opportunity employer and supports workplace diversity.

 

(Posted 5/13/2019)


Fairbanks: Assistant Borough Attorney – Fairbanks North Star Borough

 

The Fairbanks North Star Borough Legal Department is hiring an assistant borough attorney. The Legal Department has five attorneys and two legal assistants and handles in-house counsel duties and civil litigation for the Borough and School District. Work includes all types of adversarial proceedings and litigation, including before State and Federal courts and in administrative forums; advising boards and commissions; reviewing leases, contracts, and other documents; and writing legal opinions and providing advice to all levels of government.

 

Preferred candidates will have experience in trials, litigation, appeals, municipal law and/or administrative law and demonstrate knowledge of legal research techniques and skill in preparation of briefs and formal legal opinions. Applicants must have the ability to deal harmoniously and effectively with clients, co-workers, government officials, the general public, and the bench and bar. It is a small, busy office that provides an opportunity for knowledge in diverse areas of law while staying abreast of what is happening in the community.

 

Municipal employees are part of the PERS retirement system and have excellent benefits, including health care and audio/dental/vision plans, paid holidays, generous annual leave, life and disability insurance, supplemental insurance (AFLAC), flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care, and 457 plans. This position is also eligible for public interest loan repayment.

 

Interested candidates should visit https://www.applitrack.com/fnsb/onlineapp/ and complete an application and submit a legal writing sample of at least five pages.

 

(Posted 5/7/2019)


Fairbanks:  Associate Attorney – Foster & Rogers, LLC

 

Foster & Rogers, LLC, is seeking an associate attorney to support busy practice.  We are a boutique firm specializing in the areas of family law, adoption, and domestic violence.  Additional practice areas include, but are not limited to, guardianship, CINA, simple wills and probate matters.  Preferred applicants will have excellent research, writing and litigation skills and at least 1 – 2 years practice experience, family law experience is ideal.  License to practice law in Alaska required.

 

All letters of interest will be held in strict confidence.  Please send cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to curt@fosterrogers.com.

 

Salary DOE, benefits available.

 

(Posted 4/23/2019)


Fairbanks: AmeriCorps Member: Medical-Legal Partnership Attorney

 

New Mexico Legal Aid has received a multi-state grant from AmeriCorps to host one-year AmeriCorps members to facilitate the medical-legal partnership (MLP) program serving American Indians and Alaskan Natives throughout the US. 14 members will be recruited throughout the US as follows: six attorneys in Alaska (Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kodiak, Kenai, Nome, Sitka), four attorneys in Oklahoma (Oklahoma City), and one attorney in each Arizona (Phoenix), Nebraska (Omaha), New Mexico (Albuquerque) and Utah (Montezuma Creek). The attorney selected will be housed at host site’s local office. The AmeriCorps Member will ideally begin as soon as possible and be in place for one year. Members may be eligible to continue their service for two additional one-year terms. Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) will be the host site for the Alaska fellows.

 

A complete position description with additional information and application instructions can be found at https://www.alsc-law.org/job-opportunities/.

 

(extended 3/18/2019)


Juneau: Associate Attorney – Hoffman & Blasco

 

Hoffman & Blasco is interested in hiring an Associate to be based in Juneau. We are a small firm with a varied and exciting case load. The firm is involved in commercial, employment, construction and tort litigation, insurance defense, and municipal law.  The associate may work in all areas.

 

Experience:  We will review applicants graduating in the spring of 2019, as well as applicants currently completing clerkships and applicants with 1-3 years experience.  Admission to the Alaska bar is preferred or willingness to take the next bar exam or UBE score transfer.

 

 We have cases in all of the State’s judicial districts as well as the federal courts. This position is expected to involve some travel as the firm represents clients throughout the State.   High quality writing and researching skills are required.  We will expect applicants to have initiative, welcome challenges, and be enthusiastic about the privilege of practicing law in Alaska.

 

Salary and Benefits:  Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.  The firm offers health benefits and 401k options and would pay Alaska bar dues.  Please forward a letter of interest, resume and recent writing sample to:  daowen@hoffmanblasco.com attention Robert P. Blasco.

 

(Posted 5/16/2019)


Juneau: Child Support Attorney – Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

 

To Apply: https://ccthita.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=195

Closing: May 31, 2019

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare legal documents, maintain court schedule, arrange service by publication, appear in court, and assist caseworkers in preparing legal documents for all child support cases
  • Maintain, update, and assist in drafting policy and procedures, standard letters, forms, and legal forms for TCS and incorporate the documents into the agency’s internal database system
  • Review cases, in consultation with the TCS Manager, to determine jurisdiction and compliance with Tribal and Federal law
  • Review cases with TCS manager and file necessary motions with the court
  • Draft revisions in the child support statutes (Title 10) as necessary
  • Provide legal and technical assistance on specialized child support cases such as bankruptcy, probate matters, enlistment in the armed forces, inter-tribal enforcement and referrals to the Justice Department
  • Assist with the preparation of the direct Federal funding application to Office of Child Support Enforcement and assist with the drafting and negotiation of the Child Support Service Agreement with the State
  • Assist TCS Manager in compiling and maintaining data as necessary for reporting
  • Conduct research on child support legal matters and interpret statutes, rules and regulations
  • Provide legal training and technical assistance to child support staff as needed

NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE

  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to interpret and apply the Tribal, Federal and State child support laws and requirements
  • Advanced skills in researching, referencing, and analyzing data from a variety of sources
  • Ability to perceive problems or challenges and identify multiple approaches and solutions
  • Ability to assess the environment and make judgments appropriate to that environment
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Familiarity with Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultures

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • A member of the State Bar of Alaska in good standing Four years’ professional experience

(Posted 5/13/2019)


Juneau: Attorney – Legislative Affairs Agency

 

This full-time position of Legislative Counsel is in the Division of Legal Services for the Legislative Affairs Agency in Juneau, AK.  Admission to the Alaska State Bar or eligibility for reciprocity or UBE score transfer is required. The position is in the exempt service and subject to certain restrictions on partisan political activities.  The salary is Range 23 ($7,340.00 per month) and may be negotiable up to a Range 24 ($7,853.00 per month), depending on experience.  General Duties include:

  • drafting legislation and amendments to legislation while taking into account form and style, legal problems, relationship to existing law, etc.;
  • providing opinions on legal issues to legislators and committees;
  • assisting the revisor of statutes in editorial work relating to publication of the Alaska Statutes; and
  • other duties as may be assigned.

Preference will be given to applicants with superior writing skills and knowledge of constitutional and legal principles.  Familiarity with Alaska Statues, Alaska Rules of Court, the Alaska Manual of Legislative Drafting, and the Uniform Rules of the Alaska Legislature is desirable. Experience in criminal law is preferred. The start date for this position is negotiable, but it is preferred that employment commence by October, 2019.

 

Admission to the Alaska State Bar or eligibility for reciprocity or UBE score transfer is required.

Interested applicants need to attach a cover letter, resume, and writing sample.  Applications must be received on Workplace Alaska (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska) by 5:00 pm on Monday, May 31, 2019.

 

(Posted 5/2/2019)


Kenai: Assistant Borough Attorney – Kenai Peninsula Borough

 

This recruitment will result in filling one or both vacancies.

 

Assistant Borough Attorney performs professional legal and administrative work of a highly responsible nature, assisting the Borough Attorney, and the Deputy Borough Attorney when assigned to do so by the Borough Attorney, in performing the legal services for the Borough and Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. 

 

Deputy Borough Attorney Performs professional legal and administrative work of a highly responsible nature, assisting the borough attorney in performing the legal services for the Borough and Kenai Peninsula School District.  In the absence of the Borough Attorney the Deputy Borough Attorney acts in the place of the Borough Attorney.

 

This is a full time, salaried position; $79,963 – $104,846 DOE, plus benefits.

 

Complete job descriptions and online application can be found at: www.kpb.us/jobs

 

Recruitment closes at 5 p.m. on 5/20/19

 

This position is located at the KPB Administration building in Soldotna, Alaska.

 

(Posted 4/30/2019)


Kenai: Assistant District Attorney – Department of Law

 

Looking for career advancement and new opportunities in a fun and exciting location?  The Kenai District Attorney Office has the perfect situation for you!  We are recruiting for an Assistant District Attorney.  In this position you will prosecute criminal cases in the Kenai District and Superior Courts, which includes frequent trials, significant pre-trial motion practice, daily court hearings and some post-conviction and appellate work.  You will need strong oral advocacy skills. Prior trial experience and experience in the practice of criminal law is a plus, but is not required. This position requires the ability to think critically and reason logically; the ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing; the ability to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a deadline controlled atmosphere; and the ability to manage numerous matters simultaneously.

 

This position will start in May and is expected to last for one year filling in for a permanent employee. It is a full-time position with benefits. At the completion of the year you will be in an excellent position to be considered for other vacancies within any of the division’s 14 offices located throughout the state. More information and application instructions may be found on the Department of Law website at: http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 4/22/2019)


Kenai: Attorney – Office of Public Advocacy

 

The Office of Public Advocacy is seeking a Supervising Attorney for its Kenai office.  This section represents indigent criminal defendants charged with all levels of misdemeanors and felonies from arraignment through trial as well as parents in CINA cases and respondents in guardianship cases.  The successful candidate should expect to appear frequently in both district and superior court.

 

The Kenai office is currently composed of one attorney and one law office assistant however, it is anticipated that a second attorney will be added to the office within the next several months.   A Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited university is required, as well as bar licensure in Alaska or the ability to become licensed through reciprocity.  Salary is within the Attorney V range.  This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled with a suitable candidate.

 

All interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Deputy Director Beth Russo electronically at elizabeth.russo@alaska.gov.

 

(Posted 3/27/2019)


Kodiak: Law Clerk I – Alaska Court System

 

Salary: $4,402.00 monthly

Open until filled

 

The Alaska Court System (ACS) is accepting applications for a Law Clerk to serve a Superior Court Judge in Kodiak. The position will be available July 2019 and will run through August 2020. The successful applicant will perform research relating to motions before the court, summarize case files, and prepare memoranda and recommendations. The position may also organize files, review case files for procedural sufficiency, and review orders and judgments prepared for signature.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited law school with an LLB or JD.

 

Benefits: The ACS provides health insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, 11 paid holidays per calendar year, personal leave, Supplemental Benefits System (SBS), and the opportunity to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan. The successful applicant will be eligible for a travel and moving allowance.

 

How to Apply: Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, a brief writing sample not substantially edited by someone else, and two letters of recommendation from law professors or others familiar with the applicant’s work.  The recruitment period will remain open until the position is filled.

 

Mail applications to:

Alaska Court System, Human Resources Department, 820 W. Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

 

Email applications to: recruitment@akcourts.us

 

For more information, visit http://www.courts.alaska.gov/hr/index.htm and select “Information for Prospective Law Clerks.”  For general inquiries, please email recruitment@akcourts.us or call (907) 264-8242.

 

(Posted 4/19/2019)


Nome: AmeriCorps Member: Medical-Legal Partnership Attorney

 

New Mexico Legal Aid has received a multi-state grant from AmeriCorps to host one-year AmeriCorps members to facilitate the medical-legal partnership (MLP) program serving American Indians and Alaskan Natives throughout the US. 14 members will be recruited throughout the US as follows: six attorneys in Alaska (Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kodiak, Kenai, Nome, Sitka), four attorneys in Oklahoma (Oklahoma City), and one attorney in each Arizona (Phoenix), Nebraska (Omaha), New Mexico (Albuquerque) and Utah (Montezuma Creek). The attorney selected will be housed at host site’s local office. The AmeriCorps Member will ideally begin as soon as possible and be in place for one year. Members may be eligible to continue their service for two additional one-year terms. Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) will be the host site for the Alaska fellows.

 

A complete position description with additional information and application instructions can be found at http://www.alsc-law.org/job-opportunities/.

 

(extended 3/18/2019)


Palmer:  Assistant Public Advocate – State of Alaska

 

The Palmer Office of Public Advocacy, Criminal Section is recruiting for an Assistant Public Advocate. The caseload would be primarily adult criminal representation (misdemeanor and felony), with potential for some Juvenile and CINA representation. Compensation would depend on experience. Interested candidates should submit a resume (with references), cover letter and writing sample to Olivia Mackin at olivia.mackin@alaska.gov.

 

(Posted 5/13/2019)


Sitka: Tribal Attorney – Sitka Tribe of Alaska

 

The Tribal Attorney is responsible for working with Sitka Tribe of Alaska departments on legal issues.  This position is contracted and can work outside of Sitka, but the person in this position will need to work onsite at least one week of the month, preferably the third week of each month.  

  • Advise staff regarding legal issues affecting the Tribe, including but not limited to:
  • Review/negotiate contracts entered into by STA.
  • Tribal Ordinance and regulation drafting and revising.
  • Review and Develop in collaboration with the General Manager internal policies and procedures.
  • Advise Tribal Council and General Manager on all legal matters including internal employee grievances.
  • Bring and defend lawsuits in Tribal, State and Federal court on behalf of the Tribe and Represent the Tribe in Administrative proceedings.
  • Advise the Deputy General Manager on personnel issues, in coordination with the General Manager.
  • Track all legal issues STA is involved in, working closely with the General Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned by General Manager.

Education and Licenses

Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school and

License to practice law from Alaska State Bar Association or ability to waive in

 

Experience, Skills and Abilities

Five (5) years of experience working as an Attorney for a Tribe or law firm that represents Tribes

Excellent written and oral skills

Desire and ability to support and advocate for tribal rights

Ability to balance competing priorities to achieve goals and work under pressure

 

Full job description and required applications are located at www.sitkatribe.org.

 

Please contact Anne Davis at 907-747-3207 with any questions.

 

(Posted 3/27/2019)


Utqiagvik: Law Clerk I – Alaska Court System

 

$5,949.00 monthly

Open until filled

 

The Alaska Court System (ACS) is accepting applications for a Law Clerk to serve a Superior Court Judge in Utqiagvik. The position will be available August 2019 and will run through August 2020. The successful applicant will perform research relating to motions before the court, summarize case files, and prepare memoranda and recommendations. The position may also organize files, review case files for procedural sufficiency, and review orders and judgments prepared for signature.  This position may be appointed Deputy Magistrate with limited judicial duties after meeting the six-month residency requirement.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited law school with an LLB or JD.

 

Benefits: The ACS provides health insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, 11 paid holidays per calendar year, personal leave, Supplemental Benefits System (SBS), and the opportunity to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan. The successful applicant will be eligible for a travel and moving allowance.

 

How to Apply: Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, a brief writing sample not substantially edited by someone else, and two letters of recommendation from law professors or others familiar with the applicant’s work.  The recruitment period will remain open until the position is filled.

 

Mail applications to:

Human Resources, Alaska Court System, 820 W. Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501.

 

Email applications to: recruitment@akcourts.us

 

For more information, visit http://www.courts.alaska.gov/hr/index.htm and select “Information for Prospective Law Clerks.”  For general inquiries, please email recruitment@akcourts.us.

 

The Alaska Court System is an equal employment opportunity employer and supports workplace diversity.

 

(Posted 5/15/2019)