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(Updated 11/22/2022)

Anchorage

Richmond & Quinn is looking for a Paralegal (part-time to full-time with remote work possibilities) to provide support for attorneys in the firm’s cases. The work involves, among other things, factual research, including interviewing potential witnesses; maintaining case files; extensive document review; organizing and summation of documents; and performing clerical tasks; request and obtain medical records from various providers. They will be responsible for summarizing medical records for potential impacts on the case and further discovery of other patient treatment facilities. In this role you will also be responsible for the following:

  • File management (both paper and electronic).
  • Drafting correspondence, all pleadings, including discovery, disclosure, subpoena, and all items from the initial Complaint through Trial.
  • Docketing and deadline management.
  • Organizing and Indexing documents in an internal electronic database.
  • Advanced familiarity with Microsoft Office and general computer functionality.
  • Preparing medical bill summaries i.e.  total bill, any amounts paid and from what source, adjustments, balance owed.
  • Advanced familiarity with Microsoft Office and general computer functionality.
  • Routine communications with clients via phone and in person as well as written communications.
  • Routine communications with outside agencies to include insurance claims adjusters, health care providers, and opposing counsel and paralegals.

Preferred candidates will be extremely organized; detail oriented; possess high energy and enthusiasm; be capable of learning quickly; be self-motivated; possess exceptional oral and written communication skills; and able to work both independently and as part of a team. A BA degree or paralegal certification and law office experience a plus.

We offer competitive salary and benefits package.  Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume to Elke Joos, Business Manager, at ejoos@richmondquinn.com.

(Posted 11/22/2022)

This position provides legal support to the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) legal department, to include contracts, litigation, and corporate matters.  The Corporate Paralegal (Legal Assistant) is responsible for confidential and time sensitive material and must be able to effectively communicate in a professional manner. This position requires great attention to detail, and the Legal Assistant duties must be completed accurately and delivered with high quality in a timely manner.  This is a direct report to General Counsel but will also be tasked with aiding and other support to legal department staff. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years minimum paralegal experience in a legal office setting
  • At least 20 credit hours in paralegal studies or related courses
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Salary Dependent on Experience. Send Resumes via email to Mary Pate Mpate@bsnc.net

(Posted 11/17/2022)

Nations Law Group, a boutique immigration law firm, seeks a receptionist/legal assistant to join our team at our office in Midtown Anchorage. Come join us in the meaningful work that we do! Candidates should have a positive and friendly attitude. No prior experience in the legal industry required. We will train the right candidate. There will be opportunities for growth and professional development for the right person. Written and spoken fluency in English and Spanish is preferred but well-qualified candidates who do not speak Spanish will be considered.

Work hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and skill set, starting at $22.00 per hour. Benefits include paid leave starting at two weeks per year, plus paid federal holidays off.

Duties include answering the phone, scheduling appointments, making photocopies, keeping files organized and other administrative tasks. Must be detail-oriented, punctual, mature, responsible, professional, organized, self-motivated, and able to work in a fast-paced, high-stakes environment.

Please email us at lara@nationslawak.com with your résumé, a brief cover letter telling us why you are interested in this position, and at least two professional references with contact information (phone number and email address for each reference) for immediate consideration. Emails that do not meet these requirements will not receive a response.

(Posted 11/1/2022)

Law Office Secretary and Administrative Assistant in downtown Anchorage.  (parking provided)

The position pays $20-30 per hour depending upon experience. 

Duties include:

  • Answering phone, directing as appropriate, and taking messages;
  • Clerical assistance including typing, scanning, copying, and filing;
  • Mail Intake & Processing;
  • Data entry;
  • Filing; and
  • Assist Bookkeeper with billing, payment receival, accounts payable.

Please respond with resume and letter of interest to donna@ghattorneys.com.

(Posted 10/31/2022)

The Alaska Bar Association is seeking a candidate that is able to provide administrative, legal, and programming support. Responsibilities may include:

  • Process fee arbitration petitions, schedule hearings and panels, review arbitration decisions.
  • Maintain lists, communicate with, and recruit committee members.
  • Maintain files, recordings, templates, and fee arbitration and grievance packets.
  • Communicate with bar members regarding Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirements, provide reminders of noncompliance and prepare suspension/reinstatement filings for the Alaska Supreme Court.
  • Intake of grievances, fee disputes, and non-attorney ethics questions.
  • Generate and prepare reports from various case management systems.
  • Update and post public discipline notices.

Applicant should be able to work independently/self-directed; not afraid to ask pointed questions, and not be afraid of new technology.  Applicant should be experienced with MS Office, including Word and Excel.  Should have experience with computerized records and case management systems. 

Salary $25-$30 per hour, depending on experience. The Bar is open to part-time or full-time schedule and option to work remotely some days a week.  The Bar offers excellent benefits, including: employer-paid medical, dental, and vision benefits; employer-paid health reimbursement account; 401K program; paid PTO and holidays; and parking under the building.

Send cover letter and resume to shanahan@alaskabar.org by October 31, 2022.

(Posted 9/29/2022)

The Law Office of Dan Allan is accepting applications for a paralegal position.

Duties include:

  • Preparing and filing documents with the court.
  • Updating and organizing case files.
  • Calendaring hearings and deadlines.
  • Contact and meetings with clients.
  • Preparing documents needed for trial.

Salary depending on experience. Send resume via email to: danallan@danallanlawyers.com (Attn: Melanie or Dan) or call at 344-8851

(Posted 10/27/2022)

The Law Office of Guess & Rudd is accepting applications for a Controller/Full Charge Bookkeeper.  This position is responsible for the firm’s financial management function and must have strong accounting and communication skills.  This position oversees all general accounting functions (ELITE accounting system) including chart of accounts and general ledger, payroll transfers and journal entries, procedural aspects of billing, cash receipts and accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, petty cash, bank reconciliations, firm banking issues, client trust funds.

This position assists in the preparation of the annual budget, distributes monthly financial reports, assists all Shareholders, and supports and attends meetings of the firm’s Executive Committee.  Administrative duties include, but are not limited to, office maintenance, coordinating all firm insurance renewals, firm events.  Salary commensurate with experience.  This is an exempt position.  Firm benefits include group medical, vision, life, disability insurance and 401(k) Plan. 

If interested please forward a cover letter and resume to dswinney@guessrudd.com  

(Posted 10/26/2022)

Immediate Opening.

The Anchorage law firm of Ingaldson Fitzgerald, PC is seeking a part-time receptionist & accounting assistant. This position is Monday-Friday 9:30-3:30 (the specific hours can be negotiated. Perfect for those with school-aged children who need to work around school schedules – or college students who take evening classes and need some flexibility.)

Pay: DOE (typical $18.00 – $20.00 per hr.)

Duties:

  • Front Desk/Phone Reception/Messaging
  • Client Customer Service
  • Mail Intake & Processing
  • Data entry
  • Filing
  • Assist Accounting with: billing, payment receival, accounts payable
  • High utilization of specific legal billing system software – TABS3 (will be trained)
  • High utilization of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ordering and maintaining supplies

The successful candidate will need to be dependable, professional, friendly, with excellent communication skills. Our law firm is located in an optimal location in downtown Anchorage near the Nesbitt Courthouse and is a busy, yet friendly work environment. Parking is provided.

To apply, please send your resume and three professional references to:

Shanwne Fitzgerald – Shanwne@impc-law.com

(Posted 10/25/2022)

The Anchorage law firm of Ingaldson Fitzgerald, PC has an immediate opening for:

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Ingaldson Fitzgerald, PC is seeking a full-time legal assistant/paralegal to assist in its civil and criminal practice.  The ideal candidate would possess prior law firm & paralegal experience, be highly organized, as well as be very capable in MS Office and the tools required to work in a legal office. Legal timekeeping/calendaring software experience a plus.

Expected Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drafting of legal documents in both civil and criminal cases
  • Drafting of correspondence
  • Drafting and review of discovery
  • Drafting of simple motions
  • Filing electronically in both State and Federal Courts
  • Thorough knowledge of civil procedure
  • Ability to transcribe dictation
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Mail and document handling
  • File management in both electronic and paper form
  • Collaboration with other legal assistants and paralegals in the law firm
  • Assisting attorneys with necessary support functions to include: filing documents, transcribing dictation, maintaining calendars, screening potential clients, opening files, assisting with fee agreements and conflict checks, and timekeeping
  • Other duties as assigned

Salary DOE.  Health insurance benefits available. 

Please provide a brief cover letter, resume and three professional references to:

Shanwne Fitzgerald at Shanwne@impc-law.com.

(Posted 10/25/2022)

Aglietti, Offret & Woofter LLC is seeking a motivated and technologically adept legal assistant who is available to work on a full-time basis. This role involves daily customer/client interaction and attorney support. Pay D.O.E.

This position includes the following duties:

  • Daily case management (case audits, calendaring, client contact via phone and email);
  • Trial preparation/support (includes exhibit preparation, binder creation/maintenance, some trial or major hearing attendance),
  • Preparation and revision of routine and complex motion practice, correspondence, and memoranda;
  • Processing received client documents, scanning, and digital file upkeep/maintenance;
  • Organization and upkeep of client files, including billing information and the taking of payments in person and over the phone; and,
  • Taking client payments and entering expenses through billing software Clio.

Required qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum one year in law office support (secretarial experience accepted)
  • Minimum three years of Microsoft Office Experience (familiarity with Excel);
  • Effective written and oral communication skills;
  • Customer service background, experience with taking online payments;

Preferred qualifications:

  • Paralegal certification or other relevant coursework of 6 college credits or more; and
  • Pre-existing familiarity with billing/case management software Clio;
  • Please ensure that at least two references are available to confirm work history and performance. A reference from a professor may substitute for one (1) work reference.

Salary: D.O.E. – competitive

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

COVID-19 considerations:

Limited in-person client contact, masks encouraged for clients.

Experience:

  • Microsoft Office: 2 years (Preferred)

Resumes can be sent to eschmieg@aowaklaw.com

(Posted 10/20/22)

Position Description:  Assisting Attorneys and Paralegals to create and update Estate Planning, Probate and Business documents for our clients.

Duties typically associated with this position include:

  • Organize and maintain both electronic and physical files
  • Maintain calendars; schedule and coordinate appointments when requested
  • Create and edit estate planning, probate and other documents as directed
  • Review documents for completeness, accuracy, and formatting before finalizing
  • Contact clients for needed information or to schedule meetings

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a team of Lawyers, Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • High level attention to detail
  • Ability to type quickly and accurately
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Professional and courteous manner
  • Familiarity with legal terminology and documentation a plus

Manley & Brautigam PC is a growing firm with opportunities for advancement.  We are  conveniently located downtown near the Coastal Trail and Park Strip, have a friendly working environment, a summer flex schedule, free onsite parking and a great benefits package. Applicants should have some legal assistant experience, and be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook. Salary DOE.

 Resumes may be emailed to jodi@mb-lawyers.com

(Posted 10/20/22)

Position Description:  Assisting Attorneys and Paralegals working on Probate matters.  This person may also assist with Corporate work and Estate Planning as needed.

Duties typically associated with this position include:

  • Organize and maintain both electronic and physical files
  • Maintain calendars; schedule and coordinate appointments when requested
  • Create and edit documents required for the administration and closing of estates and probate
  • Review documents for completeness, accuracy, and formatting before finalizing
  • Contact clients for needed information or to schedule meetings

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a team of Lawyers, Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • High level attention to detail
  • Ability to type quickly and accurately
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Professional and courteous manner
  • Familiarity with legal terminology and documentation a plus

Manley & Brautigam PC is a growing firm with opportunities for advancement.  We are  conveniently located downtown near the Coastal Trail and Park Strip, have a friendly working environment, a summer flex schedule, free onsite parking and a great benefits package. Applicants should have some legal assistant experience, and be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Salary is negotiable and depends on experience, but the firm has consistently paid at or above local averages for the position and experience level.

Resumes may be emailed to jodi@mb-lawyers.com.

(Posted 10/20/22)

Contract Term: September 27, 2022 thru September 26, 2023 (With Option Years to extend)

Compensation: 22.33 + 4.60 for a total of 26.93 per hour

Essential Knowledge & Skills:

  • Good working knowledge of legal procedures, specialized terminology, clerical and administrative office skills.
  • Specialized knowledge of processes, procedures, and practices of legal assistant activities used to increase the effectiveness of the assigned AUSA(s).

Specific Duties:

  • Examine, prepare, and process variety of voluminous, complex, technical legal documents.
  • Review incoming material and independently determine the need for assembly/ preparation of legal documents.
  • Obtain needed information from appropriate sources and submit legal documents drafts.
  • Prepare responsive documents/complete recurring legal documents conforming with the rules of style and format, with limited instructions.
  • Develop tables of contents and indices to briefs in accordance with established format. List cited cases, opinions, and miscellaneous references in briefs.
  • Compose original letters not requiring legal interpretations: transmittal of pleadings, requests for extensions of time, advising of actions taken/developments in referred cases, and notices to defense attorneys.
  • Search legal reference files for information needed by AUSAs.
  • Separate, screen, select, assemble, and organize files/records material for disposition or transfer to records depository in accordance with established procedures.
  • Perform docketing duties: opening, updating, and closing cases via the automated case tracking system.
  • Maintain calendar of assigned active cases. Track filing/hearing dates.
  • Develop and maintain suspense system for ongoing cases and inform the AUSA of pending dates and deadlines.
  • Maintain AUSA(s)’ calendar(s), providing reminders of commitments and court appearances.
  • Produce a variety of documents and materials utilizing a wide range of office software applications.
  • Excellent editing and proofing skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent.
  • At least 1-year related experience.
  • S. Citizen.
  • Pass a DOJ background investigation.

Please email resume to Jason Blake jason.blake@calloway-assoc.com

(Posted 10/20/22)

Nyquist Law Group (NLG), located in downtown Anchorage, focuses on divorce, child custody, child support, domestic violence, military divorce, adoptions, and family law appeals. Our legal team currently consists of six full-time female legal professionals, including an amazing support staff with decades of legal experience.

Family law is a rewarding area to practice law. Working in this sector can be difficult as you work with clients in crisis, but we all agree in the office that there is no other area of law we would practice or that is more rewarding. Applicant must have experienced writing abilities, basic understanding of legal research and interest in working in this field.

We work in a highly collaborative environment, with weekly case planning and monthly office meetings as a foundation. Owner, Kara Nyquist has been practicing law for 22 years and has handled or supervised over 1000 family law cases and 32 appeals in the area of divorce. Ms. Nyquist has been involved with innovative Alaska Supreme Court cases that have helped shaped the law in Alaska.

Our office is family and dog friendly, and we recognize family & work life balance is important to promote a happy and healthy life. Well behaved dogs are also encouraged to join the team! We are located in a beautiful newly renovated office building owned by Ms. Nyquist with covered parking in the heart of downtown.

Salary and Benefits:

  • We offer a competitive salary $50K+, based on experience plus monthly and annual bonus opportunities. 
  • On the job training.
  • Four-day weekends during federal holidays.
  • Paid vacation and sick days, 10 paid holidays.
  • Four-week paid Maternity leave after one year of employment.
  • 401K plan with firm contributions.
  • Wellness Initiatives including, annual employee retreats, in house weekly yoga classes, and massage from a professional massage therapist on site.

Check out our website and google reviews to become more familiar with our practice and our clients’ experiences.

Cover letter, resume and writing sample should be sent to Kara Nyquist via email: Kara@nyquistlaw.com.

(Posted 10/19/2022)

A dynamic and successful civil litigation defense firm for over 40 years, is recruiting for a litigation assistant in our Anchorage office. This position will provide litigation and administrative support to as many as three lawyers in a highly collaborative, fast-paced working environment.

In this role, you will: Type, proofread, format, and edit correspondence, pleadings, discovery responses, and other legal documents. Prepare spreadsheets analyzing client billing data Open new client matters and initiate conflict checks Maintain paper and electronic files Draft correspondence and communicate with project team and client contacts Schedule appointments, depositions, meetings; maintain calendars; set up conference calls File pleadings in state and federal courts in many different venues, as well as in agency proceedings Track and calendar internal and litigation deadlines Open and route mail and email; attach files and documents

The ideal candidate should have: Excellent grammar, proofreading and organizational skills Strong skills in word processing and computer use: ability to type 65 wpm with high accuracy; proficiency in MS Office Products (Word, Outlook, Excel) and Adobe Acrobat or Nuance required; Experience filing documents with state and federal courts Able to read and understand court rules, and to ensure compliance with assigned judge’s individual rules and practices High attention to detail and sensitivity to confidential materials Ability to work independently and anticipate needed tasks to complete projects Ability and willingness to learn new electronic programs High level of energy; able to work at a fast pace and to prioritize tasks Ability to work in a team-oriented, service focused environment Ability to understand and follow work instructions with minimal supervision.

Preferred candidates will possess 4+ years’ experience as a litigation assistant, or similar administrative assistant experience. Richmond & Quinn is willing to train the right candidate if their proofreading keyboarding and MS Word skills are above average.

Please email resume to Elke Joos ejoos@richmondquinn.com

(Posted 10/12/2022)

Trustees for Alaska is the only nonprofit, public interest, environmental law firm founded and based in Alaska, providing free legal counsel to protect and defend Alaska’s lands, waters, wildlife, and communities. We are seeking a Legal Director, full-time based in Anchorage.

The Legal Director is responsible for ensuring that the legal work conducted by Trustees for Alaska is carried out to the highest standards of professional practice. The Legal Director supervises and directs the legal staff in all legal work. In addition to supervising and overseeing the legal staff, the Legal Director may also maintain a limited docket of cases and issues, serving as either a lead attorney or secondary attorney. The Legal Director should be a skilled and experienced litigator familiar with both Alaska state and federal environmental and administrative law. The Legal Director may also engage in education and public policy work of the organization as assigned by the Executive Director. The Legal Director must be a skilled manager and a team builder with strong collaborative and strategic skills, and be comfortable with public speaking. 

The Legal Director will work collaboratively with the Executive Director to provide leadership and strategic vision for the organization in addressing major natural resource issues facing Alaska and in carrying out the work of the organization. For more position details and information to apply, please go to our website, https://trustees.org/trustees-employment/

(Posted 9/29/2022)

The United States Probation and Pretrial Services Office for the District of Alaska is accepting applications for a United States Probation and Pretrial Services Officer in our Anchorage office.

Probation officers serve in a judiciary law enforcement capacity, assist in the fair administration of justice, promote community safety, gather information, supervise individuals on pretrial and post-conviction supervision, interact with collateral agencies, conduct investigations, prepare reports, and present recommendations to the Court. We offer a generous benefit package including health insurance, retirement and paid sick/annual leave.

Visit our website for minimum qualifications and experience and detailed application instructions:  https://www.akp.uscourts.gov/career-opportunities

(Posted 9/26/2022)

Manley & Brautigam P.C. is looking to hire another Paralegal for our team to assist Attorneys in creating and updating Estate Planning, Probate and Business documents for our clients.

Duties typically associated with this position include:

  • Create and edit estate planning, probate and other documents as directed
  • Review documents for completeness and accuracy
  • Heavy client contact, to include scheduling and gathering information
  • Organize and maintain both electronic and physical files
  • Maintain calendars; schedule and coordinate appointments when requested

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a team of Lawyers, Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated and independent thinker
  • High level attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Professional and courteous manner
  • Familiarity with legal terminology and documentation a plus

Manley & Brautigam PC is a growing firm with opportunities for advancement. We are conveniently located downtown near the Coastal Trail and Park Strip, we have a friendly working environment, a summer flex schedule, free onsite parking, and a great benefits package. Applicants should have prior Legal Assistant or Paralegal experience, and be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Salary is negotiable and depends on experience; the firm has consistently paid wages at or above local averages for the position and experience level.

Although we are looking for a candidate to work full time in the office (Anchorage, Alaska), we are open to considering part-time, job-share candidates who are available during the work day. If this sounds like you, we welcome you to apply.  Resumes may be emailed to jodi@mb-lawyers.com.

Manley & Brautigam PC provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status

(Posted 9/26/2022)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Embrace the mission of TAC to promote economic, cultural, and social growth for its shareholders.
  • Research, write, review, and prepare vital information as it relates to court cases and legal matters.
  • Organize and maintain internal legal/contract databases.
  • Ensure legal matters are appropriately organized and tracked, timelines are met in accordance with applicable statues, contractual obligations, litigation deadlines and internal corporate processes.
  • Summarize cases and prepare reports for GC.
  • Prepare and file documents with courts and administrative agencies.
  • Provide support with document editing, proofreading, and calendaring.
  • Assist in compiling documents in discovery.
  • Conduct interviews and prepare summaries of witness statements.
  • Prepare affidavits or other legal documents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion and good judgment.
  • Ability to function calmly, respectively, and effectively in stressful and sometimes complex and ambiguous situations.
  • Ability to collaborate with management, staff, and board members.
  • Ability to lead in a culturally diverse organization, with awareness of and sensitivity to multicultural issues.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts by showing patience, maintaining integrity, avoiding presumptions, and understanding the role of time pressures.
  • Familiarity with Alaska Court System and filing of pleadings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Skilled in supporting federal procurement activities.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of paralegal or related experience.
  • Ability to obtain notary certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies and/or paralegal Certificate from an approved paralegal education program.
  • Prior experience in law office administration. 
  • Prior experience with federal government contracting.

Please see the full position description and apply online at: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/ALE1004/JobBoard/d46ace02-c2ee-cc37-66ad-bdec951679f1/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=fe97eb72-7ecd-4d42-b328-1bdec8579b3b

(Posted 9/26/2022)

The United States Probation and Pretrial Services Office for the District of Alaska is accepting applications for a United States Probation and Pretrial Services Officer in our Anchorage office. Probation officers serve in a judiciary law enforcement capacity, assist in the fair administration of justice, promote community safety, gather information, supervise individuals on pretrial and post-conviction supervision, interact with collateral agencies, conduct investigations, prepare reports, and present recommendations to the Court. We offer a generous benefit package including health insurance, retirement and paid sick/annual leave.

Visit our website for minimum qualifications and experience and detailed application instructions:  https://www.akp.uscourts.gov/career-opportunities

(Posted 9/22/2022)

The Alaska State Court Law Library is hiring a new Public Services Librarian.  A brief job description is included below.  For more information and application instructions, please see the full posting, here.

Reference

  • Provide legal research assistance and respond to reference questions received from the judiciary and other court personnel, attorneys, paralegals, pro se litigants, incarcerated individuals, and members of the public; duties require thorough knowledge of the law and the library’s print and electronic collection, the ability to think creatively to select appropriate resources, and the ability to locate resources elsewhere.

Patron instruction/training

  • Develop and update library handouts, including educational materials and research guides; provide current awareness services to court staff;
  • Develop training for on-demand delivery as appropriate; develop and present classes on legal research, use of specific databases, and other topics to court staff, attorneys, and others;
  • Research, modify, and implement industry changes in training and reference models; conduct library tours.

Circulation

  • Oversee circulation and interlibrary loan services; recommend policy, maintain patron circulation records, and assist reference staff with the use of circulation and interlibrary loan systems;
  • Coordinate with the Technical Services Librarian on circulation issues in the integrated library system.

Supervision/Management

  • Hire, train, and supervise reference desk assistants and branch staff; create reference desk schedule;
  • Provide staff training on new resources, patron services, and interlibrary loan.

Computer and website maintenance/ other duties

  • Work with library and IS staff to configure and maintain public access computers in Anchorage and all library branches statewide;
  • Manage passwords for individual accounts court staff statewide;
  • Assist the court webmaster with content review, maintenance, and renovation of law library and court system website;
  • Participate in a full range of professional duties relating to the organization and administration of the Alaska State Court Law Library including professional meetings and workshops, staff meetings, employee selection, compilation of statistics, preparation and enforcement of library policies, and current awareness of developments in law librarianship. 

NOTE: Applicants with a JD degree strongly preferred.

(Posted 9/21/2022)

Holland & Hart is seeking an experienced paralegal to join the firm in its Anchorage location.

Requirements:

Candidates should have at least five years of experience in either litigation or energy, environment, and natural resources law. Candidates should have a paralegal certificate and/or a four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent experience working in the legal field. The ability to work independently and in multiple teams in a fast-paced environment, often under time pressures, is essential. We are looking for candidates with strong organizational skills and a capacity for attention to detail. Familiarity with a document management database is essential; Relativity® preferred. Familiarity with Trial Director 360® and Microsoft Excel®, is a plus.

Application Process:

Please apply directly online and be prepared to submit a resume and cover. You may address your cover letter and/or direct application questions to Lydia Miller, Recruiting Coordinator LFMiller@hollandhart.com. No phone calls or unsolicited resumes from search firms, please. Search firm inquiries may be directed to Lisa Liss LVLiss@hollandhart.com.

(Posted 9/21/2022)

Small law firm looking for a full-time paralegal/office manager. Broad civil practice. Interesting legal work – cases tend to be large and complex. Salary DOE. Our offices are located in downtown Anchorage, and your office will have a terrific view. Off-street parking provided. More information about the firm can be found at  https://winnerlaw.com/ 

Please send a cover letter and resume to: rwinner@winnerlaw.com

(Posted 9/21/2022)

This position assists in matters related to the Legal and Compliance and the Procurement Department. In addition to general administrative functions for the departments, the position assists in creating and preparing routine materials, proofreading, verifying, and editing materials for accuracy and clarity. Handles confidential information professionally and consistently with legal and ethical policies.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for proofreading, ensuring formatting consistency and accuracy on time-sensitive, high-profile documents, including legal filings, procurement notifications, and other procurement documents.
  • Operates with the highest level of confidentiality in matters related to legal, compliance, and procurement issues and actions.
  • Drafts documents for review and revision, including corporate biennial reports, court filings, and Procurement Evaluation Committee packets.
  • Provides administrative assistance to the President/CEO when the Senior Executive Assistant is unavailable or out of the office.
  • Prepares required federal and state notices and calendars deadlines, including tracking of expiring contracts and other procurement notices and deadlines.
  • Assists in development, implementation, and maintenance of contract databases, and logs.
  • Performs basic inter-company research of policies and procedures.
  • Performs a variety of legal, procurement and general administrative functions, including preparing expense reports, arranging CLEs and other trainings, making travel arrangements, coordinating mailings, managing memberships and subscriptions, and photocopying.
  • Maintains department electronic and paper records and files.
  • Complies with all company policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in business or related field preferred; experience can be substituted on a year for year basis.
  • Experience working in a legal, compliance or procurement setting preferred.
  • Four years of experience supporting a corporate office in an administrative or functionally related capacity

Salary range: The minimum salary is $24.04-$32.69, DOE

Applying: Email a cover letter and resume, with current contact information to: humanresources@cookinlethousing.org

For complete job and benefit information, please visit www.cookinlethousing.org.

(Posted 9/20/2022)

The Alaska Labor Relations Agency is recruiting for a Labor Relations Board Assistant. Our jurisdiction is small but mighty! We are the State Agency charged with settling disputes between public employers and public employee representatives. This position is half administrative work/office manager and half substantive labor relations work. 

We are a small staff of three, and we work collaboratively. This job would appeal to someone who is organized, pays attention to detail, and is interested in learning State of Alaska administrative systems. Or, this job will appeal to someone interested in labor relations law who wants to learn more about administering the Public Employment Relations Act. You will gain expertise in public sector labor relations and working with an appointed board. You will also enjoy a 37.5 hour work week. Questions?

Contact: nicole.thibodeau@alaska.gov. Complete details and application here: Labor Relations Board Assistant (PCN 07-1031) | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

(Posted 9/20/2022)

Our mission is to encourage the public’s confidence in their elected and appointed officials by administering Alaska’s financial disclosure statutes and publishing information regarding the activities of election campaigns, public officials, lobbyists and lobbyist employers.

Your daily work will include acting as the point of first contact for callers and assisting with routine questions; processing incoming/outgoing mail; assisting senior staff with filer reminders of upcoming deadlines; maintaining electronic files of documents received and served; collecting staff timesheets and entering payroll; and receiving and processing civil penalty payments. You will have daily interaction with a wide variety of people including elected and appointed state and local officials, members of state and local boards and commissions, and municipal clerks.  It can be fast-paced with continually changing tasks and priorities and many of the activities in our office are relevant to current affairs both at the state and local levels.

We are a small agency located in the in the Charter College building at Lake Otis Pkwy. and Northern Lights Blvd.  Our building offers covered and heated parking in the winter with close proximity to shopping, the bike trail, and the U-Med district.  

COMPLETE POSTING: Law Office Assistant 2 (02-1319)

(Posted 9/15/2022)

Bristol Bay Native Corporation is recruiting for a Junior Paralegal position that is located in Anchorage Alaska. This position will provide support to the attorneys in the BBNC Legal and Compliance Departments. The Legal and Compliance Departments cultivate an energetic, fast paced, business work environment.  This is an excellent growth opportunity for a self-motivated candidate with a strong desire to gain experience in the legal field.

Essential Job Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide administrative support to the Legal and Compliance Departments mail.
  • Review and examine law sources such as statutes, regulations, judicial decisions, and legal articles
  • Collect, organize, and save data and documents.
  • Electronically audit and maintain corporate documents for subsidiary companies. 
  • Other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • College degree or equivalent work experience as a legal assistant or paralegal. 
  • 2-4 years professional office/administrative experience required; legal experienced preferred, experience with Alaska Native entities a plus. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive matters and respond effectively to such situations. 
  • High degree of computer literacy, strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Teams). 
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly and independently (DocuSign, Smartsheet, Diligent Entities, Diligent Boards, Westlaw). 
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills. 

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent sitting and occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds.

Other:

  • Ability to work core business hours, Monday – Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Please click here to apply: Junior Paralegal* – Career Portal (dayforcehcm.com)

(Posted 9/9/2022)

Cook Inlet Region, Inc is seeking at talented Legal Assistant to join our Legal team. This opportunity will provide a high-level administrative support to the CIRI Legal Department, which involves the handling of confidential and sensitive information.

In addition to working in our outstanding office space, CIRI offers a hybrid work schedule and excellent benefits including paid holidays, paid time off, 401K with employer match, dental, vision, health insurance plans through the Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) program, as well as life and disability benefits.

If you are interested or just want more information, please visit our website: https://ciri.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=51

 

(Posted 8/15/2022)

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) has an opening for a full-time (35 hours per week) position in the Anchorage office to serve as staff support.

This position will include data entry into multiple databases, client communication, electronic and paper file maintenance, assistance with preparing for litigation, mail handling, preparation of legal documents and other correspondence, and other general office and case management support.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED; computer proficiency (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, Internet, e-mail and data entry); and ability to comply with strict policies regarding confidentiality.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in written and verbal communication, have a willingness to learn new skills, be highly organized, enjoy a fast-paced environment, and have cross-cultural experience.

Hourly wage is $15.20-20.95/hour DOE. Generous benefits and leave package provided, including partial reimbursement of relocation expenses. Personal leave begins at six weeks per year for a full-time employee. ALSC observes 15 paid holidays. Flexible work schedules may be arranged.

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 to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to: Davyn Williams, Supervising Attorney, dwilliams@alsc-law.org.

About Alaska Legal Services Corporation: ALSC is a private, nonprofit law firm with a mission 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.

(Posted 9/6/2022)

The Anchorage Estate Planning Council, a nonprofit organization in Anchorage comprised of estate planning attorneys, CPAs, financial advisors, insurance agents, and other professionals, is looking for a new Executive Director.  This position is very part-time, and is a perfect fit for a student.  The Executive Director is an independent contractor, and the pay is $500 per quarter.  Duties are administrative in nature. This is a great opportunity to get to know the local estate planning community in Anchorage. If interested, please contact Abigail O’Connor at abigail@alaskatrustlaw.com.

(Posted 8/26/2022)

Bethel

The Alaska Court System is accepting applications for a Magistrate Judge.  The incumbent will serve as a full-time circuit magistrate based in Bethel and will travel to other area courts on a regular basis to conduct court business.

Pursuant to Alaska Statute (AS 22.15) and the Alaska Rules of Court, regular job duties will include the following:

  • Set bail and conduct small claims trials; Issue warrants;
  • Preside as judicial officer over misdemeanor and minor offense arraignments, trials, sentencing, felony first appearances, emergency children’s proceedings, extradition proceedings, domestic violence and stalking / sexual assault hearings, and preliminary hearings;
  • Perform clerical and accounting functions to maintain court files, records, and accounts;
  • The Magistrate Judge is subject to being on-call 24 hours a day and may be required to perform duties as needed in the evening, on weekends, and on holiday

A Magistrate Judge requires substantial knowledge of: 

  • Alaska Statutes and Alaska Rules of Court.
  • Local ordinances and bail schedules.
  • Court of Appeals and Supreme Court decisions.
  • Formal courtroom proceedings.
  • Advanced legal research techniques.
  • Principles of law and complex office and policy management.

Range 22 

$4,837.50 Biweekly

For detailed information and instructions on how to apply, please visit  Workplace Alaska  

(Posted 10/12/2022)

Juneau

The Alaska Court System is accepting applications from qualified individuals to serve as a Magistrate Judge 4 in the Juneau Trial Court. The incumbent will handle District Court matters and will be appointed as standing master to adjudicate Superior Court cases and recommend decisions to Superior Court judges in contested and uncontested matters.

Minimum Qualifications: Citizen of the United States; at least 21 years of age; and a resident of Alaska for at least six months immediately preceding appointment. Must also possess a valid Alaska Driver’s License. Preferred Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school with a JD degree AND active membership in the Alaska Bar Association.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, list of three professional references, and a writing sample of no more than 10 pages in length to:

ACS Human Resources Department

820 West Fourth Avenue

Anchorage, AK 99501

(Posted 10/12/2022)

The Alaska Court System is seeking candidates to help fulfill the mission of the court. Responsibilities include:

  • In-court duties such as setting up, organizing, and maintaining the courtroom, announcing the opening and closing of court proceedings, preparing accurate and complete log notes of court proceedings, and preparing and distributing paperwork resulting from proceedings.
  • Respond to a variety of questions via phone and in person providing information on court cases, forms, procedures, and general court information without giving legal advice.
  • Accept documents for filing, review for completion, initiate cases in the case management system, and route filings to appropriate clerk for processing.
  • Receipt money for fines, filing fees, restitution, bail, and other fees, generate receipts, and balance individual cash drawer.

Salary starts at $23.01 hourly.

Hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 to 4:30pm. The court system offers excellent benefit including: 11 paid holidays per year, Personal leave accrual up to four weeks per year at full-time, Medical and dental coverage for employee and eligible dependents, Vision plan (optional), Employer-paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available, Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan (SBS) in lieu of contributions to Social Security, Alaska Deferred Compensation Plan (optional)

To apply please submit an application through Work Place Alaska. Applications will be considered as they are received.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/3460484-0/court-case-manager-2-multiple-vacancies-juneau

Questions may be sent to Emily Wright, ewright@akcourts.gov

(Posted 10/7/2022)

Palmer

The Alaska Court System invites applications for a Magistrate Judge 4 in the Palmer 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, divorce, dissolution, custody, CINA, juvenile delinquency and probate matters.  Under the general direction of the 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; search warrant applications; duties may include traffic and small claims trials.

May serve as a training judge for other magistrates and deputy magistrates, may serve on special committee assignments, and perform limited clerical functions.

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 is $3,693.00 biweekly. Actual starting salary will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the finalist. The rate of pay listed for this position will increase by 15.5% effective October 31, 2022. 

How to Apply: Submit (in one attachment) a cover letter, comprehensive resume, writing sample (up to 10 pages) not substantially edited by someone else, and a list of 3 professional references to recruitment@akcourts.gov by Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Hardcopy applications may be mailed to ACS Human Resources, 820 W. Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501.

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

(Posted 9/30/2022)

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