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(Updated 02/23/2024)

Statewide

Alaska Legal Services Corporation is recruiting for a full-time (35 hours per week) Pro Bono Integration Coordinator for the Community Justice Worker Resource Center to innovate and coordinate a statewide effort to transform volunteerism within ALSC so that it strategically and effectively utilizes both Community Justice Workers and Attorneys to better serve clients and communities in Alaska. There may be flexibility for the position to be located in Anchorage or other locations within Alaska.  The position is responsible for building a community of volunteerism by identifying best practices for support and retention of volunteers, including the arrangement of training and mentoring opportunities for volunteers; developing internal volunteerism processes and procedures for both Community Justice Workers and attorney volunteers; incorporating technology solutions to support staff and volunteer needs; and creating and maintaining positive community partnerships in furtherance of the Community Justice Worker Resource Center mission. The Pro Bono Integration Coordinator also has responsibility for grant writing and reporting as needed, and travel to CJW and partner locations.

Required:
Strong administrative and technical skills; demonstrated ability to innovate new approaches to systems and implement identified solutions; Working knowledge of the legal system and justice gap; Prior experience in volunteer management and the ability to interact effectively with volunteers; Experience living and/or working in rural Alaska; Excellent organizational and communications (written, verbal, interpersonal) skills; Computer proficiency (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, Internet, e-mail and data entry).

Highly desired: Bachelor’s degree in a related field; A demonstrated commitment to serving low-income individuals; and a background working in cross-cultural situations.  

Salary $55,549-83,322 DOE and Location. 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.     

Applications:
ALSC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive 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. Please email a cover letter and resume that includes three professional references to: Careers@alsc-law.org                            

About Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC): As a private, nonprofit law firm, the mission of ALSC is to provide civil legal aid to those who cannot afford it. Through our work, we empower people and communities throughout Alaska to protect their safety, their health, and to promote family stability. Through advocacy, education, collaboration, and litigation, we empower individuals, protect fundamental rights, strengthen communities, create opportunities, and achieve justice.

 

(Posted 02/21/2024)

The Research Analyst will conduct in-depth research and analysis on environmental and natural resources law and policy at the tribal, federal, state, local, and international levels and conduct related support activities for the NCAI Institute for Environmental Sovereignty. The ideal candidate is highly organized, an excellent writer, and has between three and five years of experience conducting legal research, including collecting and synthesizing information, drafting reports and memoranda, performing rigorous fact-checking, cite-checking, and Bluebooking, and carrying out basic administrative functions. Candidates will have a passion for serving Tribal Nations and Indigenous communities and an interest in environmental protection and natural resource stewardship.

The Institute for Environmental Sovereignty’s mission is to advance Tribal Nations’ leadership in natural resource governance and environmental stewardship; the safeguarding of Indigenous peoples’ cultural heritage linked to the landscape and natural environment; and innovative Indigenous-led approaches to environmental protection. The Institute carries out this mission through its core objectives: (1) tracking environmental matters of greatest concern to Indian Country; (2) carrying out in-depth research and analysis of environmental and natural resource policy, law, programs, and action, at all levels and types of government, which impact Indian Country, treaty resources, cultural heritage, and tribal communities’ health and wellness; (3) advocating for greater tribal sovereignty over, and stewardship of critically important natural resources; and (4) convening Tribal Nation leaders, partners, and supporters around Indian Country’s greatest environmental problems, solutions, and promising opportunities to create communities of practice.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Under the direction of NCAI’s Director of the Institute for Environmental Sovereignty, the primary duties of the Research Analyst include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct research, synthesize findings, and draft related memoranda, reports, and other communications
  • Cite-check, fact-check, Bluebook, proofread, and assist with writing reports, white papers, issue briefs, podcast story maps or scripts, op-eds, blogs, and other public-facing documents
  • Support monitoring the development of environmental protection, natural resource management, and conservation law and policy
  • Support the team’s engagement and communications with internal and external partners and partner organizations, technical experts, and government agencies and officials
  • Coordinate, prepare for, support, and participate in meetings and presentations, both virtual and in-person
  • Manage and coordinate projects, development work plans, and track and communicate progress toward Institute goals
  • Contribute to grant writing in support of the Institute, including letters of intent, concept notes, and proposals
  • Travel in order to staff NCAI’s three major conferences that take place each calendar year, and occasional travel for site visits, meetings, and representing the Institute at conferences, including providing presentations on Institute projects when required

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent writing, researching, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and produce high-quality work under time constraints
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, analytical, and time-management skills
  • Ability to work both individually and collaboratively with a team, including training and supervising others (professional staff or graduate/undergraduate-level interns)
  • Demonstrable proficiency with legal databases (i.e., WestLaw or LexisNexis), Microsoft Office tools and/or Google Workspace, and major social media platforms

Education & Experience:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in law, paralegal studies, Indigenous/Native American studies, environmental studies, or a related field
  • Three or more years of professional work experience conducting legal research and analysis, cite checking and Bluebooking documents, and managing large quantities of documents
  • Paralegal/Certified Legal Assistant certification preferred
  • Familiarity with environmental, natural resource, or cultural resource matters significant to Tribal Nations or Indigenous communities
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in making and following up on public records requests

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Compensation:

The salary range is $60,000-70,000, commensurate with experience and educational qualifications.

Work Hours & Environment:

This is a Forty (40) hours per calendar week position, fifty-two (52) weeks per calendar year; provided, however, during the time periods leading up to, during, and immediately following NCAI conferences and similar events, involvement up to Sixty (60) hours per week may be required.

This position is remote eligible.

https://ncai.applicantpro.com/jobs/3095177

 

(Posted 01/02/2024)

Anchorage

Growing boutique law firm in Anchorage is in need of an exceptional part-time office assistant. Must be an organized self-starter with strong writing and interpersonal communication skills.

Responsibilities to include: answering phones/client reception; copying, scanning, and file organization; sending outgoing mail and processing incoming mail; scheduling client meetings; general support for attorneys and paralegals; ordering office supplies and groceries; general office admin and upkeep; and occasional errands. Experience in professional office setting strongly preferred.

Flexible schedule, afternoons preferred. Expected hours between 15 and 20 per week. Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.

Salary Range: $17-$25.00 per hour D.O.E.

Interested candidates, please send resume to hcody@shaftellaw.com.

 

(Posted 02/23/2024)

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) has an opening for a full-time (35 hours per week)Technology Director in the Anchorage office. The Technology Director’s primary responsibility is to provide direction and vision for the utilization of technology as well as to maintain all aspects of technology usage. The position directs and oversees all organization-wide technology planning, organization and implementation, and must effectively manage productive and collaborative relationships with IT vendors. This position will also oversee local and non-local end-user support requests to ensure a seamless technology experience for our staff and client community across the state.

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent combination of education and experience, plus three years of relevant experience. Ability to assess computer problems and to effectively coordinate hardware and/or software solutions. Knowledge of a range of network systems, protocols, and applications, as well as data security and disaster recovery systems and procedures. Ability to organize, prioritize, and work independently; and excellent, verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills, with the ability to translate and convey complex topics and highly technical procedures in simple terms.

Highly Desired:  The ideal candidate enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment and is reactive to any issues that arise, being proactive in identifying emerging technology that will improve service delivery; adept at project management and making decisions with the needs of end users and clients at the forefront. prior experience working in the nonprofit sector serving diverse populations; and familiarity with cross-cultural situations.

Salary: $76,967-$115,446 per year 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.

Applications: ALSC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive 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. Please email a cover letter, writing sample, and resume that includes three professional references to: Careers@alsc-law.org

About Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC): As a private, nonprofit law firm, the mission of ALSC is to provide civil legal aid to those who cannot afford it. Through our work, we empower people and communities throughout Alaska to protect their safety, their health, and to promote family stability. Through advocacy, education, collaboration, and litigation, we empower individuals, protect fundamental rights, strengthen communities, create opportunities, and achieve justice.

 

(Posted 02/21/2024)

General Functions

In addition to general administrative functions for the Legal and Compliance Department and the Procurement Department, 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.

Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities)

  • Responsible for proofreading and ensuring formatting consistency and accuracy on time-sensitive, high-profile documents, including procurement 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.
  • Provides administrative assistance to the President/CEO upon occasion.
  • Provides secretarial support for correspondence, memoranda, and other word processing functions.
  • 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 preparation of expense reports, arranging CLEs and other trainings, making travel arrangements, coordinating mailings, managing memberships and subscriptions, and photocopying.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to adapt quickly, multi-task, prioritize and manage multiple activities in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Possesses sound judgment, critical thinking, and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to work appropriately with sensitive situations and confidential documents.
  • Supports department objectives with positivity and assertiveness.
  • Highly motivated and proactive.
  • Competent in administrative research.

Education and Experience

  • Associate’s 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: $24.04 – $32.69 Hourly DOE

 

 

(Posted 02/21/2024)

Summary

Under the guidance and direction of the Legal Compliance Manager, the Paralegal is responsible for assisting with legal and governance compliance and administrative and executive support functions in the Legal Department. The Paralegal works within general policies, procedures, methods, and practices in assisting with the Department’s operations and provision of services to the Board of Directors, senior management, and the Ahtna Family of Companies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any subject; or an Associate degree in any subject and a paralegal certificate
  • Experience may be substituted for education on a 1:1 basis
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience as a paralegal
  • Appointment as a Notary for the State of Alaska
  • Valid Alaska driver’s license and willingness to travel occasionally

 Shareholder Preference

Pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, preference will be given to qualified Ahtna Native Corporation Shareholders, Descendants, and Spouses in all phases of employment.

Please apply online at www.ahtna.com/careers, emailed resumes will NOT be accepted. For questions or more information, contact the Recruiter, Linda MacCubbin, (907) 290-2940, lmaccubbin@ahtna.net.

Ahtna and its family of companies are Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We also participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $33.44 – $40.79 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

 

 

(Posted 02/15/2024)

Executive Director| Alaska Legal Services Corporation |Anchorage

(Other ALSC office locations may be considered for highly qualified candidates)

 Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) seeks a compassionate leader dedicated to providing access to justice to serve as its next executive director.  This executive director position offers the unique opportunity to lead an organization with a strong state-wide reputation built on decades of exemplary client services and community partnerships.  As the external face and principal executive of ALSC, the executive director will guide the organization through an exciting phase of growth as it honors its commitment to community justice and innovation. Specifically, ALSC is launching the Community Justice Workers Resource Center, a nationally-recognized model, and is poised for the growth of other programs built to respond to the evolving needs of its clients.  The ideal candidate for ALSC’s next executive director will come with senior leadership experience in organizations of similar size and complexity, demonstrated abilities leading collaborative and supportive teams, and a personal commitment to ALSC’s mission and values. 

 The Organization  

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) was established as a statewide nonprofit in 1967 to offer free civil legal services to low income and disadvantaged people.  

Application Process 

The salary range is $120k-$157k, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Additional cost of living salary adjustments may be made for candidates located outside of Anchorage. Alaska Legal Services Corporation provides competitive benefits.  To learn more and apply, please visit: https://www.forakergroup.org/site/index.cfm/cboard-view/10086.  For questions, contact Adorable Harper, lead recruiter, at ALSCsearch@forakergroup.org.  Communications will be treated in confidence and resumes will be accepted until March 18. Resume reviews begin immediately. 

Alaska Legal Services Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender identity, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

(Posted 02/15/2024)

Urgently Hiring

Salary DOE

Established Law Firm in Anchorage is looking for a legal assistant to work in a fast-paced environment. Experience in Family Law and General Civil matters is strongly preferred.

  • Ability to multi-task and take on heavy caseload with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Conduct legal research
  • Assist paralegals with setting up new case files
  • Assist with trial preparation, such as preparing exhibits, trial briefs, etc.
  • Collect personal financial documents from clients for discovery and/or exhibits
  • Electronic filing with Truefiling
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Maintain case files, both electronic and paper files
  • Routinely communicate with clients via email or telephone
  • Set up appointments as necessary
  • Provide back-up to receptionist with answering phones, scheduling appointments, etc.
  • Maintain general e-mails and correspondence
  • Experience with Family Law a plus
  • Experience with civil matters, such as contracts, guardianship, probate, etc a plus
  • Must be reliable and have a good attendance record
  • Knowledge of time keeping and billing
  • Maintain confidentiality

This position is part time, 25 hours a week. We offer flexible paid time off after 90 days. Minimal requirements for this job are a high school diploma, computer literacy in Microsoft Office, including Word and Outlook, and Adobe.  Preferred candidates will be extremely organized, detail-oriented, capable of learning quickly, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work independently. Interested candidates should e-mail their resume to rachel@danallanlawyers.com, with the subject line “Part Time Legal Assistant.”

(Posted 02/13/2024)

The Alaska Public Defender Agency is recruiting an Administrative Assistant 1.  The position is full-time, 37.5 hours per week and includes competitive State of Alaska health and retirement benefits.  This position supports Administrative managers and employees of the Public Defender Agency with travel arrangements, travel expense reconciliation, coordinating permits for limited practice applications for interns and new attorneys, maintaining office equipment, and assisting with administrative duties or projects.

Starts at $21.69 an hour with annual merit increases.

Learn more about the position and apply through Workplace Alaska (the State of Alaska recruitment portal):

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/4376776/administrative-assistant-1-pcn-021419

Recruitment is open to Alaskan residents and closes on 2/15/23 at 5:00 PM Alaska time.

 

(Posted 02/06/2024)

The law firm of Clayton & Diemer, LLC seeks a full time or part time legal assistant in support of active civil litigation and commercial transaction practice.  Competitive candidate demonstrates the ability to support all aspects of civil litigation and commercial transactions including document finalization and court filing.  Preferred candidate has familiarity with Office software, legal citation, civil rules and a minimum of three to five years of experience. Clayton & Diemer is a well-established Alaska law firm with a dynamic practice and a vision for the future. We offer competitive compensation and extensive benefits to eligible full time employees including paid time off, paid holidays, health insurance, and 401k with matching.  E-mail resume to peter.diemer@cdlaw.pro.

 

(Posted 02/05/2024)

CHAMBERS JUDICIAL ASSISTANT 2

ALASKA COURT OF APPEALS

$26.96 PER HOUR MINIMUM

CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 14, 2024

 The Alaska Court of Appeals invites applications for a Chambers Judicial Assistant 2 who will provide administrative support to Judge Timothy Terrell.  Regular job duties will include:

  • Prepare opinions and orders for publication to include creating caption page, entering approved edits, perform proofreading at all stages, and submit to the clerk’s office for publication; prepare drafts for circulation and inclusion on multiple agendas;
  • Distribute work to two law clerks and monitor the status of cases to ensure deadlines are met;
  • Perform extensive case management via the computer case management system;
  • Maintain chambers filing system: open new files, close file, and destroy files; update reference materials;
  • Answer phones, make travel arrangements, monitor and order office supplies;
  • Assist with processing of yearly law clerk applications;
  • Act as timekeeper and prepare and submit timesheets, judicial leave reports, and judicial pay affidavits for the judge and chambers’ personnel.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED; three years of progressively responsible, fully qualified work experience as an administrative assistant; and the ability to keyboard at least 40 words per minute (net).  Work experience as a legal administrative assistant is preferred.

Compensation: The minimum starting rate is $26.96 hourly. Actual rate of pay will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the finalist.

How to Apply: Please visit http://workplace.alaska.gov.

(Posted 02/05/2024)

In alignment with CIRI’s mission and values, the Legal Administrative Specialist, Probate assists with the processing of estates from inception through settlement, including examination of legal documents, research and application of probate legal principles to determine the legal heirs of CIRI stock belonging to deceased Shareholders and more.

Ciri’s offices are conveniently located in mid-town Anchorage at the Fireweed Business Center, a modern building that represents CIRI’s cultural diversity, respect for the land, and sustainability. In addition to the outstanding office space, CIRI offers excellent benefits for eligible employees. Benefits include paid holidays, paid time off, 401K with employer match and more.

 

If you are interested or would like more information, please visit our website at: https://www.ciri.com/careers/jobs/

 

(Posted 01/16/2024)

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant needed for mid-sized law firm. Part-time with full-time potential. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Candidate must be professional, polite, friendly, a team player, and willing to learn; have excellent social, grammar, typing, and computer skills. Excellent compensation, benefits, work environment, and other perks. Salary range $20-$22/hr DOE.  Email resume to Tamra and Mindy at trupe@brenalaw.com, and mseay@brenalaw.com

 

(Posted 01/09/2024)

The Appellate Courts of the Alaska Court System invites applications for a Court Case Manager 2 that will perform a variety of clerical and technical functions in support of court operations.

  • Open new appeals, set up files, prepare and distribute opening notices; notify trial court case manager and judges of pending appeal;
  • Evaluate motions to determine if they are routine, individual justice/judge, or full court and how and to whom they should be routed; enter all motions and opposition data in computer;
  • Analyze and assign individual justice/judge and full-court motions; compose assignment memos, describe relief requested in the motion, whether the motion is opposed, and other pertinent facts;
  • Receive and route memoranda and responses; compose, sign, and distribute orders on petitions for hearing, rehearing, original applications, and Bar matters;
  • File paperwork in case files, records, confidential files, and closed files;
  • Retrieve files, records and pertinent documents for the court; prepare courtroom, accommodate the parties and media, enter orders directed by the court; act as in-court clerk by gaveling in the court, operating recorder and timer, keeping track of attorney’s time an taking log notes;
  • Act as back-up for front counter one day a week or more often depending on staffing; reconcile cash drawer; assist customers and answer main office phone; open and sort incoming mail;

Qualifications: Graduated from high school or GED; one year of advanced clerical work experience; and the ability to keyboard at least 40 words per minute (net).  

Compensation: The minimum starting salary is $25.29 hourly (salary range 12). Actual starting salary will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the finalist.

How to Apply: For detailed job and benefit information and how to apply, please visit http://workplace.alaska.gov.

 

(Posted 01/09/2024)

NOW ACCEPTING LAW CLERK 1 APPLICATIONS

2024-2025 TERM

Third Judicial District

The Positions and Organization

The Alaska Court System (ACS) is accepting applications for Law Clerks that will serve Superior Court Judges in the Third Judicial District. The incumbents will perform research relating to motions before the court, summarize case files, and prepare memoranda and recommendations.  The positions may organize files, review case files for procedural sufficiency, and review orders and judgments prepared for signature.

 The Ideal Candidates

Applicants should have the ability to:

  • Draft legal documents, reports, and correspondence independently or from general oral and written instructions;
  • Effectively establish priorities and function with a high degree of independence;
  • Use legal resources such as the Alaska Rules of Court and Alaska Statutes;
  • Work cooperatively with others.

 Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited law school with an LLB or JD.

 Compensation and Benefits

The current salary for these positions starts at $2,238.75 biweekly. Salary is

based on location.

The following are typical benefits available to law clerks:

  • Medical and dental coverage for employee and eligible dependents
  • Vision plan (optional)
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Personal leave accrual based on years of creditable state service
  • Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan (SBS) in lieu of contributions to Social Security
  • Alaska Deferred Compensation Plan (optional)

To Be Considered

Submit (in one attachment if possible) a letter of interest, comprehensive resume, law school transcripts, a writing sample not substantially edited by someone else, and 2-3 letters of recommendation from law professors or employers.

 By email: recruitment@akcourts.gov  

By regular mail:

Alaska Court System

           Area Court Administrator

           Third Judicial District

825 W. 4th Avenue

Anchorage, Ak 99501-2004

Third Judicial District

The Third Judicial District vacancies are located in Anchorage, Kenai, and Kodiak.

(Posted 01/05/2024)

Full Time Receptionist urgently needed for busy law firm in Anchorage.  This is a position that requires a good attendance record and excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate should meet the following criteria:

  • Familiar with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Adobe
  • Ability to maintain Attorney’s calendar, including scheduling and notifying attorney of any scheduling conflicts
  • Able to print and delegate large volume of emails daily.
  • Ability to upload all documents to client’s files on server
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Answer multi-line phone and direct calls to appropriate staff
  • Maintain filing, both electronic and paper
  • Learn to identify legal documents, such as Motions, Orders, etc.
  • Able to take direction and work independently
  • Valid driver’s license (occasional runs to the courthouse, Muni Office, and office supply run may be requested)
  • Assist attorney and paralegals as needed
  • Keep conference room and front lobby neat.
  • Monthly inventory of office supplies, or as needed
  • Ability to operate printer and scanner

Candidate should be friendly and personable, and be able to interact with different types of clients, both in person and on the phone.  Preference will be given to candidates who can learn quickly and have basic computer knowledge.

Prior receptionist experience is a plus, but not necessary.  This is a busy office that handles a large volume of paperwork.  Salary depends on experience.  We offer flexible, paid time off after 90 days. Interested candidates should submit their resume to danallan@danallanlawyers.com, subject line “Receptionist.”

 

(Posted 12/26/2023)

Salary DOE

Established Law Firm in Anchorage is looking for 2 experienced paralegals to work in a fast-paced environment. Experience in Family Law and General Civil matters is strongly preferred.

  • Ability to multi-task and take on heavy caseload with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Conduct legal research and prepare all legal pleadings
  • Trial preparation, such as preparing exhibits, trial briefs, etc.
  • Collect personal financial documents from clients for discovery and/or exhibits
  • Electronic filing with Truefiling
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Maintain case files, both electronic and paper files
  • Routinely communicate with clients via email or telephone
  • Set up appointments as necessary
  • Answer phones
  • Maintain general e-mails and correspondence
  • Experience with Family Law a plus
  • Experience with civil matters, such as contracts, guardianship, probate, etc a plus
  • Must be reliable and have a good attendance record
  • Knowledge of time keeping and billing
  • Notary a plus

This position is full time, 40 hours a week.  Overtime may be required at times. We offer flexible paid time off after 90 days. Minimal requirements for this job are a high school diploma, computer literacy in Microsoft Office, including Word and Outlook.  Preferred candidates will be extremely organized, detail-oriented, capable of learning quickly, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work independently. Interested candidates should e-mail their resume to danallan@danallanlawyers.com, with the subject line “Full Time Paralegal.”

 

(Posted 12/26/2023)

Bethel

The Alaska Public Defender Agency is recruiting an Investigator 1/2/3 Flex position.  The position is full-time, 37.5 hours per week and includes competitive State of Alaska health and retirement benefits.   Investigators are responsible for gathering and preparing evidence for use in trial and collaborate with attorneys to formulate defense strategies. Their work is fundamental to the success of our Agency and our ability to serve the needs of our clients. 

Starts at $36.98 an hour with annual merit increases.

Learn more about the position and apply through Workplace Alaska (the State of Alaska recruitment portal):

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/4376779/investigator-1-2-3-pcn-021129

Recruitment is open to all applicants and closes on 2/26/23 at 5:00 PM Alaska time.

 

(Posted 02/06/2024)

Dillingham

Fairbanks

The Alaska Court System (ACS) is accepting applications for Law Clerks to serve Superior Court Judges in Fairbanks for the 2024-2025 term. The selected applicants will perform research relating to motions before the court, summarize case files, and prepare memoranda and recommendations. These positions may also organize files, review case files for procedural sufficiency, and review orders and judgments prepared for signature.

 

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

 

Benefits: We provide health insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, 11 paid holidays, personal leave, Supplemental Benefits System (SBS), and the opportunity to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan. Travel and moving expenses may be eligible for reimbursement according to the policies of the ACS.

 

How to Apply: Submit (in one attachment if possible) a letter of interest, comprehensive resume, law school transcripts, a writing sample not substantially edited by someone else, and 2-3 letters of recommendation from law professors or employers.

 

Mail applications to:

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

 

Email applications to: recruitment@akcourts.gov

 

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

 

 

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

 

(Posted 01/08/2024)

$26.05 PER HOUR MINIMUM

CLOSING DATE: January 8, 2024

 The Fairbanks Trial Court invites applications for an Administrative Assistant 1 in the Clerk’s Office who will perform a variety of clerical and administrative functions in support of court operations.

  • Respond to requests for information and assistance from internal and external customers regarding policies and procedures established by the Clerk of Court;
  • Prepare a variety of written material as requested, including agendas, minutes, reports, court newsletter, procedures, travel claims, and correspondence;
  • Maintain appointment calendar for the Clerk of Court and Chief Deputy; coordinate all aspects of meetings, training sessions, and other functions;
  • Open and distribute daily mail; update and distribute internal phone directory for Fairbanks Trial Court;
  • Schedule interviews and prepare information for interview panels;
  • Process the cash receipt summary daily and prepare the deposit for pickup;
  • Perform daily audit of receipts, cash, checks, credit cards, and deposits for all accounts;
  • Review and verify disbursements prior to issuance of checks;
  • Issue writs; check for proper returns on all executions for civil files.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED; two years of progressively responsible, fully qualified work experience as an administrative assistant; and the ability to keyboard at least 40 words per minute (net).  Preferred experience in accounting functions highly desired.

Compensation: The minimum starting rate is $26.05 hourly. Actual rate of pay will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the finalist.

How to Apply: Please visit http://workplace.alaska.gov.

(Posted 01/03/2024)

Juneau

The Alaska Public Defender Agency is recruiting a Law Office Assistant.  The position is full-time, 37.5 hours per week and includes competitive State of Alaska health and retirement benefits.  Law Office Assistants maintain case file information digitally and in physical files, process police reports and evidence, answer phones, file pleadings with the Court and opposing counsel, prepare routine legal documents, and assist clients.  Law Office Assistants play a significant role in ensuring that administrative tasks are handled effectively, and the office runs smoothly. This position is sole Law Office Assistant in the Juneau Office of the Public Defender Agency.

Starts at $21.50 an hour with annual merit increases.

Learn more about the position and apply through Workplace Alaska (the State of Alaska recruitment portal):

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/4352738/law-office-assistant-1-2-flex-pcn-021391

Recruitment is open to all applicants and closes on 01/29/2024 at 5:00 PM Alaska time.

 

(Posted 01/19/2024)

Kenai

NOW ACCEPTING LAW CLERK 1 APPLICATIONS

2024-2025 TERM

Third Judicial District

The Positions and Organization

The Alaska Court System (ACS) is accepting applications for Law Clerks that will serve Superior Court Judges in the Third Judicial District. The incumbents will perform research relating to motions before the court, summarize case files, and prepare memoranda and recommendations.  The positions may organize files, review case files for procedural sufficiency, and review orders and judgments prepared for signature.

 The Ideal Candidates

Applicants should have the ability to:

  • Draft legal documents, reports, and correspondence independently or from general oral and written instructions;
  • Effectively establish priorities and function with a high degree of independence;
  • Use legal resources such as the Alaska Rules of Court and Alaska Statutes;
  • Work cooperatively with others.

 Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited law school with an LLB or JD.

 Compensation and Benefits

The current salary for these positions starts at $2,238.75 biweekly. Salary is

based on location.

The following are typical benefits available to law clerks:

  • Medical and dental coverage for employee and eligible dependents
  • Vision plan (optional)
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Personal leave accrual based on years of creditable state service
  • Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan (SBS) in lieu of contributions to Social Security
  • Alaska Deferred Compensation Plan (optional)

To Be Considered

Submit (in one attachment if possible) a letter of interest, comprehensive resume, law school transcripts, a writing sample not substantially edited by someone else, and 2-3 letters of recommendation from law professors or employers.

 By email: recruitment@akcourts.gov  

By regular mail:

Alaska Court System

           Area Court Administrator

           Third Judicial District

825 W. 4th Avenue

Anchorage, Ak 99501-2004

Third Judicial District

The Third Judicial District vacancies are located in Anchorage, Kenai, and Kodiak.

(Posted 01/05/2024)

Ketchikan

Alaska Court System

Law Clerk 1

Ketchikan, Alaska

$2,350.50 Bi-Weekly

Open Until Filled

The Alaska Court System (ACS) is accepting applications for a Law Clerk to serve a Superior Court Judge in Ketchikan, Alaska for the 2024-2025 term. The successful applicant will perform research relating to motions before the court, summarize case files, and prepare memoranda and recommendations. This position may also organize files, review case files for procedural sufficiency, and review orders and judgments prepared for signature.

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

Benefits: We provide health insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, 11 paid holidays, personal leave, Supplemental Benefits System (SBS), and the opportunity to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan. Travel and moving expenses may be eligible for reimbursement according to the policies of the ACS.

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

Mail applications to:

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

Email applications to: recruitment@akcourts.gov

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

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

 

(Posted 02/02/2024)

Kodiak

NOW ACCEPTING LAW CLERK 1 APPLICATIONS

2024-2025 TERM

Third Judicial District

 The Positions and Organization

The Alaska Court System (ACS) is accepting applications for Law Clerks that will serve Superior Court Judges in the Third Judicial District. The incumbents will perform research relating to motions before the court, summarize case files, and prepare memoranda and recommendations.  The positions may organize files, review case files for procedural sufficiency, and review orders and judgments prepared for signature.

 The Ideal Candidates

Applicants should have the ability to:

  • Draft legal documents, reports, and correspondence independently or from general oral and written instructions;
  • Effectively establish priorities and function with a high degree of independence;
  • Use legal resources such as the Alaska Rules of Court and Alaska Statutes;
  • Work cooperatively with others.

 Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited law school with an LLB or JD.

 Compensation and Benefits

The current salary for these positions starts at $2,238.75 biweekly. Salary is

based on location.

The following are typical benefits available to law clerks:

  • Medical and dental coverage for employee and eligible dependents
  • Vision plan (optional)
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Personal leave accrual based on years of creditable state service
  • Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan (SBS) in lieu of contributions to Social Security
  • Alaska Deferred Compensation Plan (optional)

To Be Considered

Submit (in one attachment if possible) a letter of interest, comprehensive resume, law school transcripts, a writing sample not substantially edited by someone else, and 2-3 letters of recommendation from law professors or employers.

 By email: recruitment@akcourts.gov  

By regular mail:

Alaska Court System

           Area Court Administrator

           Third Judicial District

825 W. 4th Avenue

Anchorage, Ak 99501-2004

Third Judicial District

The Third Judicial District vacancies are located in Anchorage, Kenai, and Kodiak.

(Posted 01/05/2024)

Kotzebue

The Alaska Public Defender Agency is recruiting a Law Office Assistant.  The position is full-time, 37.5 hours per week and includes competitive State of Alaska health and retirement benefits.  Law Office Assistants maintain case file information digitally and in physical files, process police reports and evidence, answer phones, file pleadings with the Court and opposing counsel, prepare routine legal documents, and assist clients.  Law Office Assistants play a significant role in ensuring that administrative tasks are handled effectively, and the office runs smoothly. This position is sole Law Office Assistants in the Kotzebue Office of the Public Defender Agency.

Starts at $32.77 an hour with annual merit increases. This position is eligible for up to $5,000 move expense reimbursement should the selected candidate need to relocate to Kotzebue.

Learn more about the position and apply through Workplace Alaska (the State of Alaska recruitment portal):

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/4362046/law-office-assistant-1-2-flex-pcn-021255

Recruitment is open to all applicants and closes on 2/13/24 at 5:00 PM Alaska time.

 

(Posted 01/24/2024)

Nome

Alaska Legal Services Corporation’s Nome office is recruiting for a part-time (20 hours per week) or full-time (35 hours per week) office manager. Hours dependent on applicant preference. Major duties include telephone and front desk reception; screening prospective clients; interacting with community partners; computer data entry; file maintenance; mail handling; and preparation of legal documents, reports and correspondence.
Required: High school diploma or GED; computer proficiency (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, Internet, e-mail and data entry); ability to comply with strict policies regarding confidentiality; and motivated to provide excellent customer service in a fast-paced work environment.
Highly Desired: Proficiency in written and verbal communications; a willingness to learn new skills; highly organized; and familiarity with cross-cultural situations. Bilingual applicants are encouraged.
Hourly Wage is $33.19-49.79 DOE (Full-Time). 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.
Applications: ALSC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive 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. Please email a cover letter and resume that includes three professional references to: Careers@alsc-law.org.
About Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC): As a private, nonprofit law firm, the mission of ALSC is to provide civil legal aid to those who cannot afford it. Through our work, we empower people and communities throughout Alaska to protect their safety, their health, and to promote family stability. Through advocacy, education, collaboration, and litigation, we empower individuals, protect fundamental rights, strengthen communities, create opportunities, and achieve justice.

 

(Posted 01/17/2024)

Palmer

Utqiagvik

Wasilla

The Law Office of Nicole Daussin, Inc. actively seeks a highly skilled individual with a strong background in legal drafting and writing for a full-time or part-time position. In the case of part-time employment, the anticipated working hours are Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, hours negotiable.  Part time work will be paid by the hour.  Full time, salaried.

This role is based at our office in Wasilla, Alaska.  This is NOT a remote-based position.  In-person availability is required. It is a position suited for experienced professionals and is not an entry-level role. Ideal candidates will possess a minimum of one year of prior experience in the legal field in some capacity, with preference given to those with previous paralegal experience. Preferred at least five years’ experience in a paraprofessional role.

Compensation, whether salary or hourly, will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience. Our comprehensive benefits package includes a retirement plan, 10 days of paid time off (PTO), generously provided sick days and additional time off, along with compensation for all Federal and State holidays. Bonuses are also offered as part of the incentive structure.

As a growing team based in Wasilla, Alaska, we specialize in family and criminal law, with additional focus on estate planning and other civil matters.

To apply for this position, please send your application to nicole@matsuattorney.com, including 2-3 professional references and a detailed resume. Join our dynamic team at The Law Office of Nicole Daussin, Inc. and contribute to our commitment to excellence in the legal profession.

 

(Posted 01/22/2024)

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