Non-Attorney Employment Opportunities

 

Listed by City then by Date Posted  

 

(Updated 7/23/2019)

 

 

 

Anchorage: Full Time Paralegal – Hughes White Colbo Wilcox & Tervooren, LLC

 

We are seeking an experienced Paralegal for a litigation practice environment, with a main focus in the insurance defense sector. Strong organization, team attitude, people skills, problem-solving initiative, the ability to work well under pressure at times, professionalism, and integrity are essential qualities for this position.

 

Requires excellent technological skills and speed (MS Office including Word, Excel, Adobe Pro, USDC and State court filings, and research). Familiarity with ProLaw is desirable but not required to apply. We provide an excellent work environment, a congenial group of team members, paid vacation and holidays, health insurance program, and 401K program. Salary is competitive and DOE. We are open to flexible hours. We have free parking and our office is conveniently located near the courthouse.

If you are interested in interviewing for this position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to the firm administrator, Amanda Keough, at akeough@hugheswhite.com.

 

(Posted 7/23/2019)


Anchorage: Judicial Assistant – United States District Court

 

Starting Salary: $57,319-$90,160 (DOE)

Closing Date: August 19, 2019

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

  • Assist in the preparation of written orders, including proofreading and cite checking.
  • Respond to inquiries from attorneys, litigants, neutrals, court staff and others regarding status of cases, scheduling, case management and other issues without providing legal advice.
  • Electronically docket court orders.
  • Regularly review Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) reports of all pending motions and open cases.
  • Serve as office manager for chambers, overseeing daily operations including maintenance of office supplies and mail collection.
  • Maintain the OSCAR system for law clerk hiring and coordinate the hiring process.
  • Arrange judge’s official travel and prepare travel vouchers for reimbursement.
  • Prepare judge’s reports (statistical reports, financial disclosures, etc.).
  • Review electronic docket each day, print and file all necessary documents in chambers-maintained case files.
  • Maintain the judge’s calendar, in coordination with the judge, litigants, attorneys, the clerk’s office, other judicial officers, and others.
  • Prepare all case files for upcoming hearings and trials.
  • Prepare and send correspondence.

Qualified applicants should may apply by e-mailing the following:

  • A detailed cover letter;
  • A current resume, including contact information for at least three professional references;
  • Completed Judicial Branch Federal Employment (AO78) application (which can be found at https://www.uscourts.gov/services-forms/forms); and
  • Send ALL documents as a single .pdf document to: HR@akd.uscourts.gov 

Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States. A background investigation with law enforcement agencies, including fingerprint and criminal record checks, will be conducted as a condition of employment.

 

The United States District Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

(Posted 7/19/2019)


Anchorage: Part-time Receptionist – Griffin & Smith

 

Small law firm located off Jewel Lake, seeking part-time receptionist. The hours are 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pay will depend on experience.

Job duties would include: answering phones; greeting people; ordering supplies; filing; and various other tasks. Please contact Tracy at tlyons@rlglaw.com.

 

(Posted 7/17/2019)


Anchorage: Part-Time Office Assistant – Barlow Anderson, LLC

 

Looking for an individual to work between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. (hours flexible, up to 35 hours per work; Monday – Friday).  There is potential for full-time work.  Needs to be proficient in MS Outlook and Adobe Acrobat; familiarity with Microsoft Office 365 helpful, have strong organizational and filing skills.  

Pleasant, friendly law office environment in downtown Anchorage. Prior law firm experience is helpful, but not required. Please send letter of interest and resume to jke@barlowanderson.com.  No phone calls please.  Salary DOE. 

 

(Posted 7/16/2019)


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: Law Office Assistant I 

 

The Public Defender Agency has multiple openings for an on-call, nonpermanent Law Office Assistant I in our Anchorage office. This position will be used for as a fill-in position to provide coverage as needed. The hours may vary based on the needs of the office but will most likely be from 8:00am-4:30pm.

 

The successful applicant will work in a busy criminal defense law office environment and would deal with sensitive/confidential information. Qualified applicants must be able to maintain strict confidentiality regarding matters within the office.

 

In order to be granted access to the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) and Alaska Corrections Offender Management Systems (ACOMS), the individual who is selected for this position may be required to pass a background investigation and may be fingerprinted. Full disclosure of ALL past criminal convictions (both misdemeanor and felony) at the time of application is required. Convictions may lead to disqualification due to the requirements necessary to access the required systems (APSIN, ACOMS, etc.).

 

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or the equivalent AND One year of experience that includes clerical tasks such as greeting clients, answering phones, typing, filing, sorting mail, entering data, receiving payments, making change, or maintaining logs

 

Examples of duties:

  • Answering telephones and staffing the front desk
  • Copying and processing police reports, discovery, etc.
  • Opening and closing files
  • Processing mail
  • Distributing faxes
  • Entering data into the Public Defender Agency database
  • Breaking down and scanning files

Pay is $18.47 per hour.

 

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to Jin Chong (jin.chong@alaska.gov). The State of Alaska is an AA/EO employer and service provider. ADA accommodations available upon request.

 

(Posted 7/11/2019)


Anchorage: Legal Assistant/Paralegal-Outlook Law, LLC

 

This is a great opportunity to work for a growing law firm headquartered in Anchorage, but with offices in different states.  This position is for the Anchorage office and is responsible for providing paralegal/legal assistant support.  This position will provide a wide array of support.  The firm is willing to train in areas that are unfamiliar to the applicant, which provides growth opportunities for the right person.  Pay and benefits highly competitive with national firms.  Willing to work with the right person for some flexibility on hours. 

 

Required Skills

Highly organized and experienced in Word and Excel as well as computer savvy.  Government contracting experience a plus.  This position will organize and assemble factual information, research; obtain records and documents and interact with clients after skills are developed or present to do so. 

 

Analysis

Annotates, summarizes or categorizes documents, and prepares analyses.  Also supports attorneys in document/memorandum writing, correction, and proof-reading.  Strong writing and grammar skills are a must. 

 

Essential Capabilities

Must be capable of operating a telephone, calculator, personal computer and printer and learning/using software required to successfully perform job functions, e.g., electronic mail; drafting correspondence and documents; proof-reading for correct grammar, punctuation and spelling; reading and interpreting legal correspondence, memoranda, documents, reference publications or reference books; occasional lifting and carrying boxes of files or documents weighing up to 25 pounds; and using a hand truck.

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required.  College degree is preferred.  Must have 3 to 5 years of related experience that demonstrates analytical and written research capabilities. Must have paralegal certificate or like experience. 

 

Normal Work Hours

This position is nonexempt and eligible for overtime compensation.  Presence at the office during regular office hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. is normal but some flexibility may be built in, including the potential of four days a week, with Fridays off. 

 

Contact Brian Duryea at Outlook Law, LLC with resumes and cover letters at brianduryea@outlooklaw.com

 

(Posted 7/8/2019)


Anchorage: Litigation Paralegal – Stoel Rives LLP

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in Alaska and the United States. This position will reside in our Anchorage office, and is responsible for providing paralegal support to the attorneys in the firm’s Litigation practice group. The individual in this role will, among others, provide support related to all aspects of litigation, including managing eDiscovery, case management and trial support. At Stoel Rives, you will find challenging work assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of innovation. 

 

Technical Knowledge

Must have prior experience with online litigation document review databases. Must have a strong understanding of the EDRM. Must have prior experience with or be capable of rapidly understanding, interpreting and applying to various client circumstances the full range of codes, statutes and procedures related to the assigned practice area. 

 

Education & Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree is preferred. Must have 3 to 5 years of related experience that demonstrates analytical and written research capabilities. Must have paralegal certificate in the appropriate jurisdiction.

 

For a full job description and to apply please visit our website: https://www.stoel.com/about/careers/administrative-business-professionals/openings

 

Stoel Rives is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Stoel Rives LLP: Stoel Rives is a leading U.S. corporate and litigation law firm. One of the largest national firms focused on energy, natural resources, environmental and climate change, Stoel Rives also serves the agribusiness, food and beverage, health care, life sciences and technology industries. With more than 350 attorneys operating out of 10 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia, Stoel Rives is a leader in regulatory and compliance matters, business, labor and employment law, intellectual property, land use, real estate development and construction law. For more information, follow us @stoelrives or visit www.stoel.com.

 

(Posted 6/28/2019)


Anchorage: Legal Internship – Office of Administrative Hearings

 

The Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) is seeking applicants for a legal internship based in OAH’s Anchorage office.  This is an unpaid position with no benefits.   

 

Duties include:  providing research assistance to OAH’s ten administrative law judges; categorizing OAH’s decisions for inclusion into an on-line subject index; providing other assistance as requested by the Chief or Deputy Chief ALJ, including preparing legal memoranda and drafting other documents.

 

Perks include:

  • A congenial working environment;
  • An opportunity to sit in on various hearings and mediations held at OAH;
  • Exposure to different areas of administrative law; and
  • Projects which are intellectually challenging.

Housing is not provided.  The intern would need to arrange for his/her own housing in the greater Anchorage, Alaska area at his/her own expense.  Because of the need to train an intern on our case management system, the successful intern would need to be willing to make at least an eight-week commitment of between 20-29 hours per week (but not more than 130 hours per month).  A twelve or sixteen-week commitment is preferred. 

 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and three professional references to Kathleen A. Frederick, Chief Administrative Law Judge, Office of Administrative Hearings, 550 W. Seventh Avenue, Ste. 1940, Anchorage, AK 99501 or e-mail to doa.oah@alaska.gov

 

(Posted 6/21/2019)


Anchorage: Administrative Assistant II – Alaska Judicial Council

 

The Alaska Judicial Council (AJC) is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant II in Anchorage. Reporting to the AJC Executive Director, the selected applicant will perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Currently assigned duties include:

 

  • Work on routine and special projects requiring compilation and entry of information pertaining to the Council’s work on selection and retention of judges;
  • Enter data and run queries in the Council’s databases;
  • Ensure accuracy of information on the Council’s website;
  • Work with other staff to manage and process attorneys’ applications for judgeships and documents related to the evaluation of judges standing for retention;
  • Provide administrative and logistical support for meetings of the Alaska Judicial Council;
  • Copy, collate, file, scan, and distribute Council meeting materials, reports, articles, and other documents;
  • Send out surveys to attorneys, track returns, enter data, and query databases;
  • Organize files, answer phones, screen callers, and respond to requests for information; answer questions from the public and release standard information.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/2468682/administrative-assistant-ii-alaska-judicial-council?keywords=alaska%20judicial&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

(Posted 6/20/2019)


Anchorage: Paralegal – Richmond & Quinn

 

Richmond & Quinn is seeking a full-time paralegal for our office located in downtown Anchorage. Candidate must have 3-5 years of previous litigation paralegal experience and be able to work efficiently and independently on complex civil litigation cases. Daily activities include assisting lawyers with document/information management (hard copy and electronic), performing legal research, requesting documents, factual analysis, medical records review and summary, medical cost summarization, correspondence, basic motions, discovery, and trial support. The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of State and Federal rules of court, all phases of litigation, discovery, and trial procedures as well as e-discovery, case management and trial presentation software. Occasional overtime to meet court deadlines may be required. Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure are essential.

Richmond & Quinn offers a competitive benefits package. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to Elke Joos at ejoos@richmondquinn.com

 

(Posted 6/14/2019)


Anchorage: Litigation Level Paralegal 

 

A personal injury and medical malpractice firm in Anchorage is looking to hire an experienced litigation paralegal to help with upcoming cases. This person will perform tasks critical to litigation including preparing pleadings, discovery production, and calendar management.

 

5-years of experience at a litigation law firm is favored. 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 and contact information to ty@injuryak.com.

 

(Posted 6/6/2019)


Anchorage: Office Administrative Assistant

 

A personal injury and medical malpractice firm in Anchorage is looking to hire a new office administrative assistant. This person will perform tasks critical to office management such as calendaring, records requests, drafting correspondence, and file management.

 

Prior office experience is favored. 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 and contact information to ty@injuryak.com.

 

(Posted 6/6/2019)


Anchorage: Paralegal – Cook Inlet Tribal Council

 

FLSA status: Exempt

Pay Grade: C5

Job Type: Regular; full-time

 

General Functions:

Under the direction of the General Counsel, the Paralegal is responsible for preparing, filing and maintaining appropriate corporate documents with local, State and federal regulations; drafting initial contracts, confidentiality agreements and various other agreements, memoranda, leases and other legal documents for review and approval; reviewing purchase and sale agreements and related documents; assisting with drafting amended and restated articles and bylaws, corporate resolutions and filing with appropriate agencies; providing administrative support by assisting TANF Fraud Investigators with documentation as well as conducting legal research and analysis, maintaining files and preparing documents for filing at court.  The Paralegal assists with administration and monitoring of policies and procedures and certain corporate-wide legal compliance programs, supports the risk management function and contracts review.

 

For a full job description and to apply, please visit: https://external-citci.icims.com/jobs/2383/paralegal/job

 

(Posted 5/22/2019)


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: Paralegal/Legal Assistant – Clapp Peterson Tiemessen Thorsness & Johnson, LLC 

 

Clapp Peterson Tiemessen Thorsness & Johnson, LLC seeks a paralegal/legal assistant in the Fairbanks office with experience in civil litigation, including professional malpractice and products liability.  Successful candidate will be reliable, self-motivated and highly organized with a minimum of three years of related experience.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Send letter of interest, resume and three professional references to kmo@cplawak.com or fax information to (907) 479-7966. EEO/AA

 

(Posted 6/6/2019)


Juneau: Law Office Assistant – Department of Administration

 

The Department of Administration, Office of Administrative Hearings, is recruiting for a Law Office Assistant I in Juneau.

 

This position will provide the clerical/secretarial support for four administrative law judges in the Juneau location of the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH). It also serves as back-up support for the Anchorage OAH office.  OAH hears cases for many state agencies.  The incumbent will assist the administrative law judges with scheduling, case file management, and preparation of legal documents, and will provide general administrative support.

 

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Calendaring hearings and other proceedings;
  • Preparing and serving notices, orders and other legal documents;
  • Answering questions from case parties and the general public over the telephone and in person;
  • Processing incoming and outgoing mail and electronic mail;
  • Opening, closing, and maintaining case files according to set procedures;
  • Proofreading, copying and distributing documents;
  • Making travel arrangements; and
  • Ordering supplies.

To successfully perform these duties, we are looking for a candidate with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Experience with computer equipment and software, including Microsoft Word and, ideally, ProLaw;
  • Excellent work habits, including punctuality and attendance;
  • Meticulous attention to detail in keeping accurate and organized files and records; and
  • The ability to work with and communicate clearly to people from all walks of life in a fair and respectful manner;
  • Good communication skills; and
  • The ability to multi-task and handle competing priorities in an efficient manner.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/2454757

 

(Posted 5/22/2019)


Nome: Part-time Office Manager – Alaska Legal Services Corporation

 

Alaska Legal Services Corporation has an opening for a part-time office manager (20 hours per week) in Nome.  Major duties include telephone and front desk reception, screening prospective clients, computer data entry, file maintenance, mail handling, and preparation of legal documents, reports and correspondence.

 

High school diploma or GED required.  Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet, e-mail and data entry).  Ability to comply with strict policies regarding confidentiality required. Proficiency in written and verbal communication, willingness to learn new skills, and cross-cultural experience desired.  Bilingual applicants encouraged.

 

Salary $20 – $27.57 per hour DOE.  Personal leave and partial benefits package available. Position open until filled.  Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Leigh Dickey, Rural Supervising Attorney at ldickey@alsc-law.org

 

(Posted 6/21/2019)