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Updated 7/23/2019

 

 

 

Anchorage: Executive Director – Anchorage Equal Rights Commission

 

The Anchorage Equal Rights Commission (AERC) is recruiting for an Executive Director, who reports directly to AERC’s nine Commissioners.

 

Description of Duties:

  • Implements Municipal ordinances on discrimination and program policies adopted by the Commission. · Administers the powers and duties of the AERC to the extent defined by the Commission. · Eliminates discriminatory practices by education and enforcement. · Manages and directs work activities of subordinate professional and clerical support staff of the agency to ensure work priorities and ordinance requirements are attained in a timely and cost effective manner. · Reviews staff findings and recommendations and initiates appropriate action for resolution of discrimination complaints. · Serves as Staff Attorney on all matters related to the AERC. · Substantive contact with employers, employees, agency representatives, and members of the affected public. · Presents educational programs and workshops on equal rights and to explain the work of the Commission. · Related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of civil rights laws, including local, state and federal laws; knowledge of legal and administrative requirements for processing discrimination complaints; knowledge of regulations and court rulings related to human/civil rights. · Ability to analyze and interpret laws as they relate to specific fact patterns; ability to effectively manage professional and administrative staff; ability to assign and supervise the work of professional and administrative staff involved in the enforcement of human/civil rights statutes; ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in-writing; ability to speak effectively before public groups; ability to use computer applications; ability to function independently.

Minimum qualifications: Juris Doctorate Degree; licensed or eligible to be immediately licensed to practice law in the State of Alaska.

 

Preferred qualifications: Professional legal and managerial experience which includes human and civil rights understanding and/or in labor/employment law issues.

Position is open until filled. If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter, resume and analytical writing sample (maximum 10 pages) to:

Stephanie Jedlicka, Acting Executive Director, Anchorage Equal Rights Commission, 632 West 6th Avenue, Suite 110, Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Telephone: 907-343-4342

 

(Posted 7/17/2019)


Anchorage: Financial Examiner III

 

The Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, Division of Banking and Securities is recruiting for a Financial Examiner III in Anchorage. 

 

The Division is seeking a highly motivated candidate who will conduct investigations of possible violations of laws under the division’s authority, including securities, banking, mortgage lending and money transmission; take enforcement action as directed; and conduct routine and for-cause examinations of investment advisers and broker-dealers independently and/or in cooperation with the appropriate federal or state agency or self-regulatory organization; determine whether the financial entity and its agents operate in accordance with state and federal laws, applicable fiduciary and financial standards, know-your-customer rules and standards and maintains appropriate and accurate books and records prescribed by statute, regulation and best industry practices.  Preference may be given to candidates with a law degree.  

 

The job posting closes at 5:00 p.m. on August 12, 2019.  Interested candidates should go to the posting on Workplace Alaska to learn more about the position and how to apply. 

 

The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity service provider and employer.

 

(Posted 7/12/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General, Office of Special Prosecutions

 

This position operates as a statewide narcotic prosecutor working in conjunction with federal, state, and local law enforcement to create a unified local-state-federal approach to combating drugs in Alaska.

 

The specific activities that will contribute to this goal are: 1) Providing advice and guidance to attorneys on drug cases being prosecuted at the local level; 2) Providing advice and guidance to investigators at an early stage in drug investigations; 3) Prosecuting violations of state drug laws from grand jury through sentencing and sentence appeals; 4) Providing police training in narcotics laws and legal procedures; 5) Providing overall direction and consultation with other prosecuting offices on drug cases; 6) Working with federal prosecutors in an effort to best utilize federal laws and procedures.

 

Prior prosecution experience is required for this position, along with familiarity of Alaska’s criminal justice system. The incumbent must be eligible to obtain cross-designation as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for federal prosecution of drug trafficking in federal court. Occasional travel throughout the state will be required. 

 

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

 

(Posted 7/11/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney – Reeves Amodio, LLC

 

Reeves Amodio, LLC  is a small, highly respected, and very busy firm with a diverse civil practice focused on natural resources, environmental law, and commercial litigation. Our clients range from local businesses to major national corporations. Reeves Amodio has a low-key, informal working environment. We offer a competitive salary and support a healthy work-life balance. 

 

We are seeking a lawyer with 4 or more years of transactional, regulatory and/or litigation experience.  Candidates should also be interested in learning new areas, be self-confident but able to accept direction, as well as possess a good sense of humor.  We offer the opportunity to develop an excellent practice with long-term potential. 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 7/8/2019)


Anchorage:  Associate Attorney – Law Office of Ian Wheeles

 

The Law Office of Ian Wheeles is presently seeking a self-motivated associate attorney of the highest integrity, character, and full of compassion for our clients.  This position is for someone looking for a different kind of law career and firm structure.  The attorney must be able to work independently, manage a caseload, build a client base, with minimal supervision.  Applicants are encouraged to ask questions prior to applying.

 

Our office primarily focuses on all areas of family law, as well as a general practice with clients in areas of small business and estate planning/probate.  The associate may develop a practice in areas of interest to the associate.  Candidates must have excellent people skills, have high attention to detail, and be able to generate their own clients and caseload.  Applicants must be Alaska Bar admitted.  Starting compensation is competitive and fully negotiable based on experience.  Compensation is hourly/incentive-based, not salary.  This is not a job for those looking for an easy paycheck, but for those with the drive to succeed, while still maintaining a healthy work-life balance.  To apply, please submit a cover letter describing your interest, relevant experience, and short/long-term career goals, as well as résumé and a writing sample to: ian@wheeleslaw.com or via fax: (907) 375-5562.

 

(Posted 6/26/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney – Jones Law Group, LLC

 

Jones Law Group seeks an entry-level associate attorney for their Anchorage office. We are a small, very busy civil litigation firm focusing primarily in real estate and corporate law.  Our office includes young, energetic professionals that excel in fast-paced surroundings. Extensive courtroom experience guaranteed.  

 

Clerkship experience is preferred for ideal candidates, or 1-2 years of other legal experience. Alaska State Bar admission or eligibility is required. This is the perfect career opportunity for young lawyers to start out and refine their courtroom and litigation practice.

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and a writing sample not to exceed seven pages via email to: reception@joneslaw.attorney

 

(Posted 6/25/2019)


Anchorage:  Alcohol Interdiction ProsecutorOffice of Special Prosecutions

 

The Alaska Department of Law, Office of Special Prosecutions, is recruiting for a full time attorney specializing in the area of alcohol interdiction.  This position will prosecute alcohol-related offenses, including Title 4 violations.  Alcohol abuse has been found to be a significant contributing factor to domestic violence and sexual assault throughout the state.  Several Alaskan communities have elected to restrict alcohol possession or consumption in various ways – up to and included outlawing it completely.  To help these communities achieve their goals, this prosecutor works in a coordinated effort with the Department of Public Safety, the U.S. Postal Service and federal law enforcement agencies to focus on interdicting illegal alcohol before it reaches these local option communities. 

 

This position handles interdiction prosecution cases and appeals in the Anchorage, Nome, and Kotzebue areas and requires travel to both Nome and Kotzebue for grand jury, evidentiary hearings, and trial, amongst other reasons.

 

The ideal candidate will possess two to three years of criminal prosecution experience, be highly self-motivated, willing to aggressively charge alcohol related cases, and be able to motivate and manage criminal investigators including actively participating in all stages of an ongoing investigation from initiation to prosecution. Although the unit is seeking an attorney with some relevant experience in the field, all interested attorneys are encouraged to apply for consideration. The applicant’s relevant legal experience and interest in the position should be addressed in the cover letter.

 

Salary is determined by the legal background and experience of the selected candidate with a starting range between approximately $71,000 – $89,000. More information and application instructions may be found on the Department of Law website at: http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 6/25/2019)


Anchorage: AARP State Director

 

Job ID: 12460153

 

The AARP State Director is a trusted voice for people 50-plus with the media and the public;  is responsible for making AARP a driving force and tireless advocate for those 50-plus and their families to help them live their best lives; and ensures that AARP is the “go-to resource” and leader across the state on issues important to the 50-plus population.

 

The State Director is responsible for building and leading a cohesive, integrated and highly functioning enterprise that focuses on increasing engagement, impact and relevance for the state’s growing population of people 50-plus including the 50-plus multicultural population by providing strong and effective leadership in three primary areas:

 

-Builds and leads a highly successful, multi-functional team of skilled professionals and volunteers distributed in key areas.

-Develops and champions a matrix management approach to efficiently working with AARP national office colleagues to implement priorities that include advocacy, community impact and education, brand and value to members, and stakeholders.

-Cultivates and maximizes relationships with targeted state leaders and key decision-makers in public, social and private sectors to advance AARP’s mission.

 

For a Full description go to careers.aarp.org/

 

(Posted 6/25/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney

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 6/20/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney- Fortier & Mikko, P.C.

 

Fortier & Mikko has an immediate opening for a highly motivated associate attorney.  Our firm concentrates in the fields of Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act law and Federal Indian law, representing village corporations, Alaska villages and individuals statewide. We have an active civil litigation practice.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, references and written and oral skills.  Five years progressive experience, judicial clerkship or other similar experience preferred.  To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and a writing sample to: sfortier@fortiermikko.com or via fax: (907) 277-4221.

 

(Posted 6/19/2019)


Anchorage: Corporate Counsel – GCI

 

GCI’s Corporate Counsel position will provide legal support to various company business units with primary responsibility for litigation support, providing legal guidance to the company’s Human Resource department; perform contract review as assigned. Support the company’s Associate General Counsel and Regulatory team.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of legal experience, of which majority was focused on commercial business litigation
  • Must have a foundation in commercial contract negotiation and drafting.
  • Experience with labor and employment compliance highly valued
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • JD degree form a law school accredited by the American Bar Association required.
  • Licensed by state law to practice in Alaska or a state that grants reciprocity with Alaska.

 

GCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

To be considered, please apply directly at https://gci.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=19000132&lang=en#.XQmkZRtu4ZM.mailto

 

(Posted 6/19/2019)


Anchorage or Juneau: 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. The position may be filled in Anchorage or Juneau.

 

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 6/19/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney – Richmond & Quinn

 

Richmond & Quinn, a dynamic and busy civil litigation defense firm, is recruiting for an associate attorney with 3-5 years of litigation experience for its active trial practice.  Candidates must possess excellent writing, research and communication skills. Current Alaska Bar membership is required.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Interested applicants can email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to ejoos@richmondquinn.com.

 

(Posted 6/14/2019)


Anchorage: Environment, Energy & Resources Associate Attorney – Midlevel – Perkins Coie

 

Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a mid-level associate to join its highly regarded Environment and Natural Resources law practice group. This associate would be based in Perkins Coie’s Anchorage, Alaska office but can expect opportunities to work with the firm’s Environment and Natural Resources practice group nationwide. The position will be primarily focused on natural resources, environmental, and commercial issues for resource development companies.

 

Requested for consideration is 2-3 years of relevant legal experience, which ideally would include judicial clerkship experience and/or demonstrated interest or work in environmental/natural resources issues. An excellent law school performance, a strong educational background, significant writing experience demonstrated by law review/journal/clerkship/practice experience, and excellent references are required. The candidate should demonstrate the ability to be a team player, and superior interpersonal and communication skills are preferred.

 

As an Am Law 50 firm, and ranked as the most prestigious law firm in the Pacific Northwest, this is an excellent opportunity to join a highly supportive working environment while handling sophisticated matters at both a local and a national level. Follow our LinkedIn page or the Firm Overview on our website for more information.

 

Principals Only.

 

To be considered, please visit our website at https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/offices/anchorage/careers.html  Please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, references, and a brief writing sample.

 

(Posted 6/13/2019)


Anchorage: Staff Attorney – American Civil Liberties Union

 

The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska is looking for an experienced and ambitious litigator as our full-time Staff Attorney to focus on cutting-edge, constitutional impact litigation. You’ll be responsible for litigating every step of your docket of complex cases, from initial client contact to final resolution at trial or appeal, and will report to the Legal Director as an integral member of our team’s mission to expand and defend civil liberties throughout Alaska and beyond. The position is in Anchorage.

 

This is an exempt, full-time, at-will position. The salary range is $60,000 to $70,000 and includes excellent benefits, including health, dental, disability, and life insurance, a 401(k) plan with an employer-match, and generous vacation, sick, and holiday leave.

 

Please visit our website for the full job announcement including desired qualifications and instructions for applying https://www.acluak.org/en/jobs/staff-attorney

 

(Posted 6/11/2019)


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: Sarah Stanley, Municipal Prosecutor, PO Box 196650 Anchorage, AK 99519 or emailed to sarah.stanley@anchorageak.gov.

 

(Posted 6/11/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Child Protection section 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. In addition, the attorney will practice before the Office of Administrative Hearings on appeals of substantiated reports of harm.  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.

 

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 6/10/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Natural Resources section is recruiting for a full-time attorney.  The Natural Resources section represents and advises the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Fish and Game in litigation and operational matters concerning unique and significant natural resource management issues. Section attorneys also provide daily legal advice regarding agency operations, including developing and drafting regulations and legislation. The attorney hired for this position will focus on large and small scale mining issues, but will also advise DNR on other issues relating to resource development and management of state land, including trust land, land conveyances and contracts, native allotments, public access, land management plans, parks, timber sales, ANCSA, ANILCA, and NEPA. The selected candidate will practice in the state and federal courts, including both trial and appellate courts, and before administrative agencies. The selected candidate also may be assigned to work on matters concerning other issues within the section’s area of responsibility. 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 6/10/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Natural Resources section is recruiting for a full-time attorney.  The Natural Resources Section represents and advises the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Fish and Game in litigation and operational matters concerning unique and significant natural resource management issues. Section attorneys also provide daily legal advice regarding agency operations, including developing and drafting regulations and legislation. The attorney hired for this position will focus on land and resource management, including parks, forests, public domain land, land management plans, timber sales, and wild land fire. The attorney also will assist in other matters within the section’s practice area, including mining, native allotments, public access, ANCSA, ANILCA, and NEPA. The selected candidate will practice in state and federal courts, including both trial and appellate courts, and before administrative agencies. The selected candidate also may be assigned to work on matters concerning other issues within the section’s area of responsibility. 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 6/10/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Special Litigation section in the Attorney General’s Office is recruiting for an experienced litigator to handle a diverse case load. 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.

 

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 6/10/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Special Litigation section in the Attorney General’s Office is recruiting for an attorney to handle a diverse case load. The attorney assigned to this position will 1) investigate and prosecute cases involving violations of the Alaska Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act and other consumer protection and antitrust laws and participate in multi-state consumer protection investigation and enforcement groups impacting Alaska; 2) assist in the informal mediation of consumer complaints; 3) participate in consumer education outreach efforts; and 4) work on or monitor legislation related to trade and business practices or antitrust issues. 

 

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 6/10/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Torts & Workers’ Compensation section is recruiting for a full-time attorney position. The attorney assigned to the Torts workgroup will incorporate all aspects of civil litigation defense in both state and federal court, including investigation, discovery, motion practice, trial, and appellate work.  In addition to cases filed in Anchorage, the attorney may handle cases filed in other parts of the state including Kenai, Palmer, Fairbanks, and Bethel.  The attorney will also provide legal counsel to state agencies on risk management and tort liability issues.  Travel both in Alaska and out of state may be required.

 

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 6/10/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney

 

A personal injury and medical malpractice firm in Anchorage is looking to hire an associate attorney. This person will perform tasks critical to litigation including preparing pleadings, motion practice, discovery production, and trial preparations.

 

2-years of experience at a litigation law firm is required. We offer a competitive salary, but no benefits. This is an easy, low stress office where expectations are reasonable, but accountability and self-management is critical.

 

Applicants should email their resumes, writing samples, and contact information to ty@injuryak.com. Applicants should also draft a cover letter detailing their litigation experience with associated case captions.

 

(Posted 6/7/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney – Law Office of Blake Fulton Quackenbush

 

The Law Offices of Blake Fulton Quackenbush are seeking an associate attorney for work in family law and civil litigation in Anchorage, Alaska.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be a member of the Alaska Bar Association (in good standing) or in process of receiving bar exam results;
  • At least 21 years of age;
  • Prior experience in family law or civil litigation is a plus but not required; and
  • Work in this position is to commence immediately.

Benefits include:

  • Excellent pay (approximately $115 per billable hour);
  • Fun, fast-paced, work environment;
  • Career growth opportunity within a rapidly expanding practice;
  • Liberal time off with notice; and
  • Minimum of 13 holidays off per year.

Interested application should e-mail or deliver a resume to Trent Quackenbush:

 

Trent J. Quackenbush

Law Offices of Blake Fulton Quackenbush

807 G Street, Suite 100

Anchorage, Alaska 99501(206) 573-8087 (Phone)

(907) 885-0059 (Fax)

Trent@BFQLaw.com (Email)

www.BFQLaw.com (Website)

 

(Posted 6/5/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Municipal Attorney (Civil Litigation) – Municipality of Anchorage

 

At the direction of the Municipal Attorney, this position represents the Municipality in a variety of legal matters, focusing primarily on civil litigation in state and federal court, and in municipal administrative proceedings.  Practice includes a wide variety of issues and areas and includes all aspects of civil litigation up to and including trial. A mimimum of three years of progressively responsible experience is required.  Demonstrated litigation experience, including conducting depositions, completing pre-trial discovery and trial preparation, and independent trial work is strongly preferred.  Previous experience in municipal law is a plus.  Applicants must be a good fit for a collegial office of practitioners.

 

A comprehensive benefits package is provided. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a resume that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience, and a professional writing sample by mail or e-mail to: Municipal Attorney PO Box 196650 Anchorage, AK 99519, or municipalattorney@muni.org. Open until filled.

 

(Posted 6/4/2019)


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 5/31/2019)


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. The firm represents clients in various tort and contract matters, but specializes in medical malpractice, defending healthcare providers across the State of Alaska. Candidates must have the ability to meet deadlines, deliver high quality work, and possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills. 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 Jennifer Barsalou at jmb@delaneywiles.com

 

(Posted 5/31/2019)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

 

The Torts & Workers’ Compensation Section is recruiting for an attorney that will incorporate all aspects of civil litigation defense in both state and federal court, including investigation, discovery, motion practice, trial, and appellate work.  In addition to cases filed in Anchorage, the attorney may handle cases filed in other parts of the state including Kenai, Palmer, Fairbanks, and Bethel.  The attorney will also provide legal counsel to state agencies on risk management and tort liability issues.  Travel both in Alaska and out of state may be required.

 

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school and have a strong knowledge of general legal principles and practices. Qualified applicants must have excellent communication, oral advocacy, writing, and time management skills, and good judgment. The ability to handle a high volume of cases in a fast-paced work environment is essential. Administrative law experience, including a background in workers’ compensation law, is preferred, but not required. Litigation experience in any forum is also preferred. Applicants should be highly motivated and able to work as a member of a team with minimum supervision.

 

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 5/22/2019)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney – Crowson Law Group

 

Anchorage Injury law firm. Crowson Law Group is looking for an entry level (0-3) associate attorney to handle workers compensation cases and to serve as litigation assistant attorney (research and briefing, attending depositions and court scheduling conferences, 2nd chair). Successful candidate will demonstrate a record of scholastic achievement, professional industry, resourcefulness, and emotional intelligence. At CLG we pride ourselves on our team atmosphere, collegial work environment and successful results for our clients. Pay commensurate with experience, range of $70k-$100k. We offer medical insurance, 401k and vacation benefits. Please respond with resume and cover letter to: james@crowsonlaw.com.

 

(Posted 5/21/2019)


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)


Bethel: Associate General Counsel – Association of Village 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: September 2, 2019.

 

AVCP offers a competitive salary; generous benefits package and retirement plan; and relocation reimbursement. To apply, send cover letter, writing sample, 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 7/19/2019)


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 July 31, 2019.

 

(Posted 7/3/2019)


Fairbanks: Magistrate Judge IV – Alaska Court System

 

Minimum Salary: $7,526.00 monthly

Closing Date: July 25, 2019

 

The Alaska Court System invites applications for a Magistrate Judge IV in the Fairbanks Trial Court. The Magistrate Judge will be appointed as a standing master to adjudicate Superior Court cases and recommend decisions to Superior Court judges in contested and uncontested matters.

 

The incumbent will handle domestic relations, uncontested divorce, dissolution, custody, CINA, juvenile delinquency and probate matters.  Under the general direction of the Deputy Presiding Judge, and pursuant to Alaska Statute (AS 22.15) and Alaska Rules of Court: set bail; conduct domestic violence hearings; decide mental health commitment petitions; conduct small claims trials; issue warrants; and preside over misdemeanor and minor offense arraignments; trials; felony first appearances; presumptive death proceedings; and preliminary hearings.

 

May serve as a training judge for other magistrates and deputy magistrates and may also be required to provide rural court coverage.

 

Qualifications: Citizen of the U.S. and State of Alaska; at least 21 years old; a resident of Alaska for at least six months immediately preceding appointment; and must possess a valid Alaska Driver’s License.

 

Preferred Qualification: Graduation from an accredited law school with a JD degree and active membership in the Alaska Bar Association.

 

Compensation: The minimum starting salary for this position is $7,526.00 per month.  The actual starting salary will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the finalist.

 

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter, comprehensive resume, writing sample (up to 10 pages) not substantially edited by someone else, and a list of three professional references to: ACS Human Resources, 820 W. Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501; or email to recruitment@akcourts.us by Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

 

For detailed job and benefit information, please visit http://courts.alaska.gov/hr/index.htm.

 

(Posted 7/11/2019)


Fairbanks: Supervising Attorney – Office of Public Advocacy

 

The Office of Public Advocacy is seeking a Supervising Attorney for its Fairbanks 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 Fairbanks office is currently composed of three attorney’s, one investigator, a paralegal 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 7/9/2019)


Fairbanks: Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney’s Office

 

The Fairbanks District Attorney’s Office is seeking a highly-motivated, energetic attorney to prosecute cases in Fairbanks where we are filling a full-time assistant district attorney position.   Applicants should have strong oral advocacy skills.  Prior prosecutorial experience 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.

 

The Fairbanks office consists of 14 prosecutors and 15 support staff.  We prosecute violations of criminal law in interior and northern Alaska, which includes frequent trials, significant pre-trial motion practice, daily court hearings, and some post-conviction and appellate work.  In addition to the three district and six superior court judges in Fairbanks, this office also covers the Utqiagvik, Tok, Galena, Delta Junction, Nenana, and Fort Yukon courts and offers occasional opportunity to travel to these locations.

 

Salary is determined by the legal background and experience of the selected candidate with a starting range between approximately $66,000 – $96,000. More information about the position and benefits along with application instructions may be found on the Department of Law website at: http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.

 

(Posted 6/25/2019)


Kenai: Staff Attorney – Alaska Public Defender Agency

 

The Alaska Public Defender Agency is currently hiring a CINA attorney for its Kenai office. CINA attorneys provide legal advice and representation in Child-in-Need-of-Aid (CINA) cases and assist parents or custodians in obtaining needed services for their families.

 

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 the position is filled.

 

(Posted 7/23/2019)


Kenai: Staff Attorney – Public Defender Agency

 

The Alaska Public Defender Agency is currently hiring a staff attorney for its Kenai 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 July 31, 2019.

 

(Posted 7/3/2019)


Kodiak: Staff Attorney – Public Defender Agency

 

The Alaska Public Defender Agency is currently hiring a staff attorney for its Kodiak 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 July 31, 2019.

 

(Posted 7/3/2019)


Palmer: Associate Attorney – Matanuska Law LLC

 

Matanuska Law LLC seeks an associate attorney to join our team. Our practice areas include family law, real estate, business, civil litigation, personal injury, criminal law, and estate planning.  The ideal candidate is a personable and driven individual who exudes integrity.  All experience levels are encouraged to apply, as training and mentorship may be available to the right applicant.  If you are interested in joining the firm voted as the “Best in the Valley” two years in a row, please send a cover letter, resume, 5-10 page writing sample, and three references to office@matanuskalaw.com.  The e-mail subject line should state “Attorney Position at Matanuska Law LLC.” It is preferred that all documents be combined into a single pdf file.

 

(Posted 7/3/2019)