Non-Attorney Employment Opportunities

 

Listed by City then by Date Posted  

 

(Updated 9/18/2019)

 

 

 

Anchorage: Legal Assistant – Richmond & Quinn

 

Richmond & Quinn, a dynamic and successful civil litigation defense firm for over 40 years, is recruiting for a litigation secretary 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. • Handle daily entry of information and 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 • 4+ years’ experience as a litigation assistant, or similar experience • 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 • Excellent grammar, proofreading and organizational skills • 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.

 

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 9/18/2019)


Anchorage or Juneau: Public Policy Specialist – Alaska Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

 

Salary Range: $65K – $75K

 

The Public Policy Specialist is an important member of the ANDVSA team helping to craft and inform public policy that directly impacts sexual and domestic violence survivors, their families, and our communities. The position can be based in our Anchorage or Juneau office.

 

Major Areas of Responsibility

 

Research, monitor, inform and report on statewide projects

  • Monitor and respond to ANDVSA prioritized state departmental regulations that affect victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Troubleshoot and advocate on ongoing regulatory and other policy issues.
  • Participate in statewide projects by representing ANDVSA on committees and on task forces, i.e. the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission, the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative, AK Homeless Coalition, etc.

Provide technical assistance to member programs and partners

  • Work with the Executive Director on state and federal legislative and budget items; research various policy and legislative topics and ensure Executive Director and member programs are fully informed.
  • Provide technical assistance to and consultation with local domestic violence service providers and allied professionals throughout Alaska.

Track and monitor federal policy trends

  • Liaise with national advocacy groups to ensure Alaska is represented in national conversations.
  • Actively engage with the Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center (AKNWRC) to ensure ANDVSA is aware of federal tribal policies and laws with the aim to support AKNWRC and tribes/ tribal organizations on federal and state policies.
  • Track federal policy action requests and resources and organize and disseminate to members.

Provide Technical Support During the Legislative Session

  • Provide talking points and briefing notes to the Executive Director to inform public and written testimony.
  • Support member programs to effectively mobilize and testify during legislative session.

Application Process

Visit www.andvsa.org/employment to view the full job description. This position will close on September 27 with interviews scheduled for the week of September 30. 

 

(Posted 9/11/2019)


Anchorage: Legal Secretary – Denali Law Group

 

Denali Law has an entry-level legal secretary position available.  Denali Law enjoys a flexible work environment with opportunities for financial growth with individual initiative.   Denali Law has very little turn-over and these positions do not come open often.

This position is part-time but it is anticipated it could become full-time.

 

Salary is dependent on experience.

 

Paid leave and flex time are generous.

 

Please contact Richard Payne at the Anchorage office and/or submit resumes to rkp@denalilaw.com.

 

(Posted 9/10/2019)


Anchorage – Guardian ad litem – Office of Public Advocacy

 

The Office of Public Advocacy is seeking to fill a non-attorney guardian ad litem (GAL) position in the Anchorage Civil Section.  The Civil Section provides GAL representation for children when appointed by the court, primarily in child protection proceedings and private divorce/custody disputes.  The GAL advocates for the best interests of the child and provides recommendations to the court to enable the court to make the best possible decision in the case. 

 

Candidates should possess the knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education that allow them to:

  • conduct independent, thorough, and impartial investigations into the child’s situation
  • understand and appreciate different cultures and family situations
  • communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • develop a positive rapport with children, parents, social workers, Tribes, teachers, and other professionals and volunteers involved in children’s lives
  • be self-motivated and adaptable
  • organize time efficiently to balance significant simultaneous demands

GALs are required to complete initial training and orientation.  For a detailed description of a GAL’s duties, please refer to Alaska Child in Need of Aid Rule 11 and Alaska Civil Rule 90.7.

 

The Office of Public Advocacy is committed to hiring a diverse work force. This position is with the State of Alaska, in the Partially-Exempt Service, class range 19.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Anita L. Alves at anita.alves@alaska.gov.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications electronically.  Application packets may also be mailed to Anita L. Alves, Office of Public Advocacy Civil Section, 900 W.5th Ave, Suite 525, Anchorage, AK 99501.  Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. September 24, 2019.  Individuals requiring additional assistance can call 907-334-2678.

 

(Posted 9/10/2019)


Anchorage: Clerk of Court

 

Open until filled

Salary: $161,133 – $210,900

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

The Clerk of Court performs duties and responsibilities which include, but are not limited to:

  • preparing and managing the annual budget; developing workable responses to them, including required staffing, equipment, facilities, coordination, and timing;
  • identifying Court automation needs; developing IT policy and strategies in compliance with the national judiciary requirements for internal and external systems, including the electronic courtrooms;
  • providing the administrative and operational infrastructure necessary by recruiting and selecting staff; motivating and inspiring staff; establishing performance standards, evaluating individual employee performance, counseling staff, promoting and reassigning staff, and disciplining and terminating employees who do not meet performance standards; and establishing and enforcing personnel policies;
  • creating and maintaining a culture that values human resources;
  • leading and directing the staff responsible for processing of civil and criminal cases and the issuance of legal process and the maintenance of official records in the custody of the Court;
  • leading and directing the staff responsible for budget, procurement, and finance;
  • managing the jury operations of the Court,
  • working with various governmental agencies;
  • performing related duties as required by the Court, and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

QUALIFICATIONS

A candidate must have a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible administrative experience.

The successful candidate for this position is subject to an FBI fingerprint check and background investigation and must sign a consent for an IRS tax check and consumer report review.

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION AND PROCESS

Candidates should submit the following:

  • Cover letter and
  • Narrative statement that includes a concise description about the candidate’s management philosophy and personal leadership style. The narrative statement should be two pages or less in length.

 “Clerk of Court” in the email subject line to: careers@akd.uscourts.gov.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

(Posted 9/9/2019)


Anchorage: Administrative Assistant 

 

We’re looking for an administrative assistant who seeks an upwardly mobile position with a fast-paced, energetic tax boutique headquartered in Anchorage, with offices in Fort Worth and Honolulu.

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Execute administrative duties, such as data entry, banking, bookkeeping, handling mail, assisting with client meetings, scheduling appointments, and answering phones;
  • Establish and maintain client files, including paper and electronic database information;
  • Draft emails, letters, and other documents;
  • Prepare case exhibits;
  • Use Quickbooks;
  • Ensure smooth workflow within the office, including tracking and restocking supplies, communicating with IT personnel, and light janitorial;
  • Demonstrate an eagerness to learn and flexibility in acquiring new skills;
  • At all times display a professional, friendly attitude, and neat appearance;
  • Be reliable, prompt, adaptable, and cooperative; and
  • Like puppies.

Requirements:

  • Minimum three years’ experience as an administrative assistant in a law firm;
  • Organizational skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Admirable verbal and written skills;
  • A distinct appreciation for and grasp of basic math principles;
  • Knowledge of all basic Windows programs, with keyboarding ability at least 55 wpm;
  • Basic experience with file management; and
  • Flexibility when learning to use software.

The position is offered through our Anchorage headquarters. For the right candidate, we provide in-house training.   If you’re exceptionally qualified, we’ll consider remote services.  Salary DOE. Email resume, references, a writing sample, and salary requirements to lhogins@christyleelaw.com.

 

(Posted 9/6/2019)


Anchorage: Receptionist – Barber & Associates

 

Busy, downtown law firm looking for a cheerful, energetic individual as a full time receptionist. Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting clients,

logging and scanning mail, calendaring legal deadlines, and other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of WordPerfect/Word, Outlook and excellent typing skills. The position requires current computer skills, dependability and punctuality. We need someone who is detail oriented and self-motivated. 

 

Please email your resume and references to nancys@alaskainjury.com.

 

(Posted 9/4/2019)


Anchorage: Board Support Officer – Alutiiq

 

Position Overview:  

 

The Board Support Officer supports the Corporation’s Board of Directors and Board Committees, fosters positive communication between the Board and Management, and assists the President/CEO, Board Chair, Committee Chairs, Executive Vice President, and VP of Administration with reporting, meeting coordination and documentation.

 

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Provide lead support at regular and special Board meetings and Committee meetings; plan and coordinate agendas to Chair expectations; coordinate information with staff and consultants; prepare minutes
  • Coordinate meeting agenda topics with Board and Management; participate in agenda planning meetings
  • Ensure that Board packets are produced and delivered in a professional and timely manner; the Board calendar and timelines are accurate and up-to-date; all records are properly recorded, Director travel is satisfactorily arranged, Director attendance, fees, expense reporting and reimbursements occur in a timely manner, donations are managed to meet Board expectation
  • Support Board candidate election processes to ensure compliance with corporate by-laws and state law
  • Coordinate with the Legal department and outside counsel to ensure legal formalities are followed with respect to the Annual Meeting, Election of Directors, Board Meetings, Shareholder Settlement Trust, and Afognak Benefits Trust
  • Attend and assist with Shareholder Annual Meeting and Shareholder Informational Meetings

Required Qualifications/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Legal Studies, Communication or other field; Juris Doctorate preferred
  • Able to multi-task, meet deadlines, and prioritize work with attention to detail
  • Periodic travel, both in-state and out-of-state, and some evening/weekend work required
  • Knowledge of Robert’s Rules of Order
  • 5+ years’ experience in corporate law, board administration, attorney, paralegal or other related field
  • Minimum two years supervisory/management level experience
  • Strongly prefer prior experience with Alaska Native Corporation(s), Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program
  • Experience with MS Office Suite and Adobe required

To apply please visit our website: https://alutiiq-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=4539&source=

 

(Posted 9/3/2019)


Anchorage: Office Assistant – Alaska Institute for Justice

 

This is a full-time position located in the Alaska Institute for Justice (AIJ) Anchorage office. Activities include a variety of general office administrative duties including staffing AIJ’s front desk, greeting clients, basic bookkeeping, making copies, filing, and data entry under supervision of grant administrator. 

 

The successful candidate must possess a commitment to social justice issues and supporting the work of a small non-profit agency. 

 

AIJ operates the only Language Interpreter Center (LIC) which is a statewide collaborative of public and private organizations within Alaska dedicated to creating a pool of qualified and trained interpreters. AIJ’s Language Interpreter Center has trained over 300 interpreters in 37 different languages.

 

Qualifications

 

Personal: The individual for this position must possess excellent communication skills in English and Spanish, excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail. The person must be capable of dealing with many tasks at once, and identifying priorities in a small and busy office environment. The person must also be dependable and able to work with people from diverse cultures whose first language is not English.

 

Education/Experience: Fluency in English and Spanish required. College (BA/AA) degree and/or office experience preferred. One year of administrative assistance experience preferred.  Computer/accounting experience preferred. 

 

Salary:  DOE with generous benefits package.  AIJ is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Position open until filled.

 

To apply please submit a cover letter referencing this position and resume with three professional-related references by e-mail to:

Kari Robinson, Deputy Director, Alaska Institute for Justice at kari.robinson@akijp.org

 

(Posted 8/29/2019)


Anchorage: Legal Assistant – The law firm of Sedor, Wendlandt, Evans & Filippi, LLC 

 

The law firm of Sedor, Wendlandt, Evans & Filippi, LLC is seeking to hire a legal secretary. Duties include document management, proofreading, filing and formatting pleadings and briefing for a variety of tribunals including administrative hearings, arbitration hearings, and state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels. Strong word processing skills and proficiency with the full MS Office suite of applications are required. Candidates must possess organizational skills, effective written and verbal communication skills, and the desire to work cooperatively with colleagues. Attention to detail and a proactive approach to prioritizing and accomplishing tasks independently and as a team are essential. The position requires some answering phones, general office support tasks and some bookkeeping and billing duties. Possession or ability to get Notary Public Commission from the State of Alaska upon employment is also required. Wage is competitive and will be based on experience and capabilities. Benefits include parking, participation in a 401k (after one year) and paid time off. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume with references to Clint Campion via email at campion@alaskalaw.pro. Interested applicants are welcome to call Clint at (907) 677-3600 with any questions about the firm or the position. More information about the firm is available at https://sweflaw.com/.

 

(Posted 8/29/2019)


Anchorage: Outreach Coordinator – Alaska Legal Services

 

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) has an opening at its Anchorage office for a full-time Outreach Coordinator to join the Pro Bono Training Academy (PBTA).

 

This position is part of an exciting initiative to expand available legal services for rural residents by increasing the types and number of pro bono providers and support the expansion of the Pro Bono Training Academy with creation of training modules for non-attorney advocates in legal subject areas where there is the most need from low income Alaskans.

 

This position’s duties and responsibilities include: conducting outreach for and recruiting pro bono advocates; developing and maintaining partnerships with community groups representing traditionally marginalized populations; assisting with presentations and course trainings for non- attorney advocates; coordinating case placement with trained non-attorney advocates and responding to advocate training requests; assisting with other community outreach and education efforts as needed; assist with grant reporting; and other duties as may arise or be assigned by the Pro Bono Training Academy Project Coordinator and/or supervising attorney. Occasional intra- Alaska and lower 48 travel required.

 

Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience required. Knowledge of civil law or paralegal experience preferred. Familiarity with cross-cultural situations and excellent communication and organization skills required. Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet and e-mail, and data entry).

 

ALSC is strongly committed to employing a diverse staff. Alaska Natives, Native Americans, other minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Hourly wage $17.22 to $24.63 DOE. Generous leave and benefits package. Position open until filled; applicants are urged to apply soon. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to: Sarah Carver, PBTA Project Coordinator at scarver@alsc-law.org

 

(Posted 8/27/2019)


Anchorage: Executive Director

 

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

 

Description of Duties:

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of: civil rights laws, legal and administrative requirements for processing discrimination complaints, and regulations and court rulings related to human/civil rights. · Ability to: analyze and interpret laws as they relate to specific fact patterns, effectively manage professional and administrative staff, communicate clearly, speak effectively before public groups, use computer applications, and to function independently.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Law, Political Science or similar discipline and 6 years of experience in teaching, counseling, public relations, law, social work, or human relations with an emphasis on minority organizations OR Master’s degree in above-mentioned disciplines and 4 years of experience. 

 

Preferred qualifications: Juris Doctorate Degree; licensed or immediately eligible to practice law in Alaska. Professional legal and managerial experience which includes human and civil rights understanding and/or in labor/employment law issues.

 

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

Stephanie Jedlicka, AERC Acting Executive Director, 632 West 6th Avenue, Suite 110, Anchorage, Alaska 99501, 907-343-4342

 

(Posted 8/21/2019)


Anchorage: Reception Concierge – Davis Wright Tremaine

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine is looking for a Reception Concierge to join our team in Anchorage.

 

This position is responsible for answering incoming calls, greeting clients, receiving deliveries, assisting visitors, managing the front areas, working with attorneys and staff on a variety of administrative matters and other tasks as assigned.

 

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion and innovation.

 

We’re seeking someone with:

  • 3+ years’ experience as receptionist or administrative assistance in an office environment
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Ability to provide exceptional, mature customer service to DWT attorneys, staff, clients and other visitors
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous, effective and professional manner with clients, attorneys, staff, clients and other visitors
  • Experience using a multi-line phone system preferred
  • High degree of attention to detail and accuracy in recording names, phone numbers and messages
  • Excellent and accurate keyboarding skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain professional composure
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, adapt quickly to change and effectively prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work well in a team setting as well as independently
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and conversations
  • Ability to maintain a business-like appearance
  • Ability to sit at a work station for lengthy periods of time with occasional breaks
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)

To learn more and apply, visit careers.dwt.com.

 

(Posted 8/19/2019)


Anchorage: Legal Assistant – Davis Wright Tremaine 

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine is looking for a Legal Secretary to join our team in Anchorage.

 

This position provides critical support for multiple attorneys, including typing, editing and formatting legal documents and correspondence, filing documents with various courts, both electronically and by messenger, arranging for service of documents on opposing counsel, telephone communications with clients and business contacts, file maintenance, substantial data entry, and other tasks as assigned.

 

We’re seeking someone with:

  • 4+ years’ experience as a litigation assistant, or similar experience
  • 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; some knowledge of PowerPoint, time keeping programs, NetDocs, and SharePoint sites preferred; ability to perform internet research
  • Experience filing documents with state and federal courts, as well as with the EEOC portal preferred
  • 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
  • Excellent grammar, proofreading and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • 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 and to handle stressful situations in calm, composed manner
  • Ability to understand and follow work instructions with minimal supervision
  • Availability and willingness to work overtime as needed or requested
  • A high school diploma or GED certification

 

To learn more and apply, visit careers.dwt.com

 

(Posted 8/19/2019)


Anchorage: Legal Assistant – Thompson Law Group

 

The Thompson Law Group is seeking to fill the position of Legal Assistant.

 

The successful applicant will work to enhance the Firm’s effectiveness through:

  • Providing high volume clerical support and information management;
  • Serving as a first point of contact for clients, legal connections, witnesses and vendors;
  • Maintaining the Firm’s calendaring system to prioritize work and monitor deadlines; and,
  • Assisting in the composition, revision and filing of legal documents.

Requirements:

  • Prior law office experience preferred – office administration experience required;
  • Database management experience preferred;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • 55 WPM;
  • Exceptional communication skills;
  • Attention to detail and organization skills;
  • Teamwork and goal-oriented;
  • Ability to multitask and manage workload in a dynamic environment with interruptions and changing priorities.

Salary DOE. Full or Part-Time (30 hours minimum) available with schedule flexibility in Anchorage. Training expected and available. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to office@akdltlaw.com.

 

(Posted 8/19/2019)


Anchorage: Paralegal – Delaney Wiles, Inc.

 

Delaney Wiles, Inc., one of Alaska’s oldest and most respected firms, seeks an experienced paralegal to join its busy civil litigation practice, which focuses primarily on insurance defense and (specifically) medical malpractice. Paralegals will be expected to provide support related to all aspects of litigation, including trial. Candidates must have the ability to meet deadlines, deliver high quality work, and to be able to work under pressure in this busy firm.

 

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with references to Jennifer Barsalou at jmb@delaneywiles.com

 

(Posted 8/19/2019)


Anchorage: Paralegal – Foley, Foley & Pearson

 

The law firm of Foley, Foley & Pearson is seeking a full-time paralegal.  Prior experience is preferred, but not required.  A bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate is preferred, but we will consider prior legal office experience or education. You will be trained in all aspects of the job and learn to work collaboratively with attorneys and other staff members in a friendly, fast-paced, team-oriented, work environment.  We are seeking a non-smoking individual who is inquisitive, outgoing, organized, well-groomed, has an eye for detail, desires to learn, likes people, is a self-starter, and who communicates well and wants to be part of a team. 

 

Duties include: preparation and word processing of documents, spreadsheets, correspondence, and court pleadings; interacting with clients in person, by phone and via email; calendaring and scheduling; preparation of forms related to estate planning and probate proceedings; proofreading and editing; working with database and document creation software; and providing administrative support to attorneys.  Some lifting of banker-size boxes may be required.  Excellent knowledge of MS Office and keyboarding skills are required with minimum typing speed of 60 wpm.  Knowledge of database programs and other computer skills is a plus.  

 

Candidates must be able deal well with interruptions and have ability to get back on task.  Candidates must also pass a criminal background check and be able to be bonded. The Foley, Foley & Pearson practice emphasizes estate planning and probate law. Our office is located in midtown at the corner of Tudor Road and C Street. We have ample parking. Salary and benefits DOE, education and prior training.  Respond with résumé and salary requirements to resumes@foleyfoley.com.

 

(Posted 8/9/2019)


Anchorage: Secretary/Legal Assistant – Foley, Foley & Pearson

 

The law firm of Foley, Foley & Pearson is seeking a full-time secretary/legal assistant.  Prior experience in a law office is not required.  You will be trained in all aspects of the job and learn to work collaboratively with attorneys, paralegals and other assistants in a friendly, fast-paced, team oriented, work environment.  We are seeking a non-smoking individual who is inquisitive, outgoing, organized, well groomed, has an eye for detail, desires to learn, likes people, is a self-starter, and who communicates well and wants to be part of a team. 

Duties include: preparation and word processing of estate planning documents, correspondence, and court pleadings; answering phones; interacting with clients; calendaring and scheduling; preparation of forms related to estate planning and probate proceedings; proofreading and editing; working with database and document creation software; and providing administrative support to attorneys and paralegals.  Some lifting of banker-size boxes may be required. Excellent knowledge of MS Office and keyboarding skills are required with minimum typing speed of 60 wpm.  Knowledge of database programs and other computer skills is a plus.  

 

Candidates must be able deal well with interruptions and have ability to get back on task.  Candidates must also pass a criminal background check and be able to be bonded. The Foley, Foley & Pearson practice emphasizes estate planning and probate law. Our office is located in midtown at the corner of Tudor Road and C Street. We have ample parking. Salary and benefits DOE, education and prior training.  Respond with résumé and salary requirements to resumes@foleyfoley.com.

 

(Posted 8/9/2019)


Anchorage: Court Visitor – Office of Public Advocacy

 

Office of Public Advocacy is seeking the position of a Court Visitor.  A Court Visitor is an independent, neutral investigator upon appointment on adult guardianship and conservatorship petitions.  A court visitor is appointed when a petition for adult guardianship or conservatorship is filed to investigate the involved person and his or her circumstances, and recommend to the court an appropriate resolution.  Duties will include meeting with the parties of a case, review of records, interviews, report writing and attendance at hearings.  

 

Requirements include:

  • Access to a car or other reliable transportation.
  • Good listening skills, patience and tact.
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of individuals, including people with significant physical and mental impairments from different racial, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to remain objective and nonjudgmental in making reports to the Court.
  • Ability to keep information confidential.
  • Willingness to visit people in their homes, nursing homes, group homes, homeless shelters and other care facilities.
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human service, legal or medical related field; Masters preferred

This is a contract position with no benefits.  Starting hourly wage is $35.00

 

Please send resume and cover letter to Lisa Wawrzonek at courtvisitor@gci.net.  Call 907-227-0682 with questions.  Serious inquires only please.

 

(Posted 8/9/2019)


Anchorage: Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Chugach Electric Association, Inc.

 

Summary:

Seeking a full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal to provide high-quality administrative and legal assistance in a fast-paced corporate environment.  The Legal Assistant/Paralegal will report to the Executive Vice President, General Counsel (“Corporate Counsel”). 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

A. Administrative Responsibilities

  1. Assist and prioritize workload for Corporate Counsel on a daily basis.
  2. Establish and maintain electronic filing system.
  3. Organize and maintain all correspondence and documents in electronic filings system.

B. Litigation/Regulatory Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Assist in all civil or regulatory litigation matters handled internally or by outside counsel.
  2. Calendar all deadlines and set reminders to ensure all deadlines are met.
  3. Attend meetings, conferences, hearings, arguments, and/or trials related to civil or regulatory matters.

C. Corporate Legal Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Review, proofread, and comment on draft contracts and amendments.
  2. Prepare draft responses to subpoenas, requests for documents and other information from outside counsel, paralegals, secretaries, outside agencies and Chugach personnel. Perform research, identifying, gathering documents and preparing affidavits as required.

Education

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or significant experience in legal assistance and paralegal duties required.

 

Experience

Five years of legal experience as a legal assistant, paralegal, law clerk, or legal administrator. Previous experience in regulatory and/or civil litigation, corporate law, and legal research required. Alaska legal experience preferred.

 

Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must possess a good working knowledge and expertise about State and Federal courts, government and administrative agencies, legal principles and practices, methods of legal research, including internet and Westlaw computer research, and legal office and general office procedures.

Position is:  Full time (Non-exempt)

 

Salary Information:  DOE

 

A full position description is located at the link below.

 

Please follow this link to apply: https://chugachelectric.applicantpro.com/jobs/1158325.html

 

(Posted 8/7/2019)


Anchorage: Special Assistant – Department of Natural Resources

 

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree | Prefer Juris Doctor or extensive legal background

Salary: DOE, benefits included  

 

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner’s Office is a busy, interesting and often intense workplace.  We are seeking a candidate with a legal background and excellent writing skills.

 

The special assistant works as part of the DNR executive team and with divisions to accomplish the Department’s mission. This position supports the Commissioner’s Office in the review, analysis, and drafting of final decisions on appeals pending before the DNR Commissioner. The position will also play a role in the drafting of statutory and regulatory changes, as well as assist with implementation of policy goals throughout DNR.  The special assistant may coordinate and implement special projects for the commissioner’s Office, extensively research and analyze information, prepare policy briefings, talking points, presentations and prepare materials and notes, and ensure follow-up for various leadership and staff meetings.

 

Required skills include legal research and writing, good organization, management and balancing of multiple projects with different deadlines. A law degree is preferred, but not required. Pay depending on experience.   May coordinate and support projects with Divisions and other Departments; act as Ethics Supervisor, ADA coordinator, regulations coordinator or other roles as assigned. 

 

The successful candidate will work well in a fast-moving team environment, be a self-starter and possess excellent communication and time management skills. If you are looking for a challenging and meaningful position where you will learn and grow professionally in one of the State of Alaska’s most dynamic departments, you should apply.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to dnr.commissioner@alaska.gov  

 

(Posted 8/7/2019)


Anchorage: Paralegal – Richmond & Quinn

 

Richmond & Quinn is seeking a full-time paralegal for our office located in downtown Anchorage. Preferred candidate would have 2-5 years of previous litigation paralegal experience or equivalent education. Will need to work efficiently and independently on complex civil litigation cases. Daily activities include assisting lawyers with document/information management (hard copy and electronic), performing legal research, requesting documents, factual analysis, medical records review and summary, medical cost summarization, correspondence, basic motions, discovery, and trial support. The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of State and Federal rules of court, all phases of litigation, discovery, and trial procedures as well as e-discovery, case management and trial presentation software. Occasional overtime to meet court deadlines may be required. Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure are essential.

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

 

(Posted 8/7/2019)


Anchorage: Paralegal – Law Offices of Christy Lee, P.C.

 

We’re a fast-paced tax boutique law firm with offices in Anchorage, Alaska; Fort Worth, Texas;  and Honolulu, Hawaii. We’re tax ninjas, and we operate under the creed that the first priority is to win without having to fight. We don’t freeze up or run away from tax challenges.  And we’re searching for a full-time paralegal to demonstrate black-belt tax ninja skills.

The successful candidate will:

  • Conquer recordkeeping and bookkeeping;
  • Efficiently handle tax-related forms;
  • Swiftly turn out lethal legal documents and other correspondence;
  • Understand that proper maintenance of client files is essential to smooth office maneuvers;
  • Show resourcefulness when it comes to assisting attorneys with killer exhibits, pleadings, trial preparation, and tax audits and other tax-related matters;
  • Perform other impressive administrative tasks to help ensure quality services to our clients;
  • Consistently display professional, friendly attitude, and neat appearance;
  • Be reliable, prompt, flexible, adaptable, and cooperative; and
  • Like puppies.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience as a paralegal in a tax law firm – OR – a 4-year college degree in paralegal or accounting studies and at least one year’s experience in a tax law firm;
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks;
  • Knowledge of accounting principles;
  • Basic knowledge of federal tax processes and vocabulary;
  • Knowledge of business formation;
  • Knowledge of estate planning;
  • Knowledge of all basic Windows programs, with keyboarding ability at 55 wpm; and
  • Experience with file management and tax preparation software.

Location is negotiable. Email resume, references, writing sample, and salary requirements to lhogins@christyleelaw.com

 

(Posted 7/25/2019)


Anchorage: Administrative/Legal Secretary – Phillip Paul Weidner & Associates, APC

 

Phillip Paul Weidner & Associates, APC, is seeking a full-time administrative assistant with light legal secretary duties. We are a small firm that focuses on all types of law, mainly criminal defense and major personal injury matters.

 

Some of the responsibilities would include general clerical duties such as copying, greeting guests, drafting correspondence, assisting with filing and service of pleadings, and managing our filing system.

 

Experience in an office environment is required, law office experience is preferred. Compensation is DOE, at a highly competitive rate. Must have experience in Microsoft Office programs, and type a minimum of 40 wpm.

 

To apply, please submit a resume with cover letter and references to pmaughan@weidnerjustice.com.

 

(Posted 7/23/2019)


Aniak: Magistrate Judge III – Alaska Court System

 

Minimum Salary: $9,856.08 monthly

Closing Date: September 30, 2019

 

The Alaska Court System invites applications for a Magistrate Judge based in Aniak.  The incumbent will serve as a circuit magistrate judge for the Fourth Judicial District and will periodically travel to Hooper Bay to conduct hearings and provide coverage for the Emmonak and Bethel courts.

 

Under general supervision of the Presiding Judge and pursuant to Alaska Statute (AS 22.15) and Alaska Rules of Court, the incumbent will perform minor offense and misdemeanor arraignments; bail hearings; felony first appearances; preliminary hearings; change of plea and sentencing hearings; jury and small claims trials; dissolution, divorce, and custody actions; probate, CINA, and juvenile delinquency matters; and domestic violence and stalking ex parte hearings. They will also perform clerical functions to ensure court business needs are met.

 

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 possess a valid Alaska Driver’s License.

 

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

 

Compensation: The minimum starting salary is $9,856.08 monthly. Actual starting salary will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the finalist.

 

How to Apply: For complete recruitment information, visit Workplace Alaska at http://workplace.alaska.gov.  At the Job Search page select Court System from the Department Filter section.  Applicants must submit a complete application through Workplace Alaska by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.  Please attach a cover letter, a writing sample not more than 10 pages in length, and a list of three professional references with current contact information.

 

For more information, please contact the Human Resources Department at 907-264-8242 or by email at recruitment@akcourts.us.

 

(Posted 9/6/2019)


Fairbanks: Legal Assistant – Doyon Utilities

 

Doyon Utilities has an opening for a full-time Legal Assistant.

 

The Legal Assistant provides corporate legal support to the General Counsel and senior-level administrative and clerical assistance for the Administrative Department.  Success in this role requires the employee to be proactive, meet deadlines and communicate effectively.  It is estimated that work time will be split between Administrative support and General Counsel support unless the Company is involved in active litigation or regulatory matters.

 

The primary administrative duties and responsibilities include organizing daily calendars and scheduling meetings, creating reports, supporting the company’s document retention and tracking initiatives, making complex travel arrangements, facilitating internal communication, improving and troubleshooting staff processes and activities, and reviewing and recommending changes to company policies. 

 

The primary activities in supporting the General Counsel include developing case information; tracking cases and matters; and providing support during administrative hearing proceedings.

 

Salary $27-$34 per hour DOE. Competitive benefit and paid time off package. This position is open until filled.

 

Please visit www.doyon.com for a complete position description and to apply on-line.

 

(Posted 9/10/2019)


Fairbanks: Legal Assistant 

 

Established, fast-paced, two-attorney civil and criminal trial practice hiring a full-time qualified Legal Assistant. Multi-tasking skills, office experience, proficiency and accuracy in MS Word and keyboarding skills are vital. Legal experience is preferred, but not necessary. Must have strong written and oral communication skills. A professionally demanding, but exciting place to work. Competitive pay and benefits. Send cover letter and resume to Satterberg Law Office at office@satterberg.net or 709 4th Avenue.

 

(Posted 9/10/2019)


Nome: Law Clerk – Alaska Court System

 

$5,474.00 Monthly

Open Until Filled

 

The Alaska Court System (ACS) is accepting applications for a Law Clerk to serve a Superior Court Judge in Nome for the 2020-2021 term. The successful applicant will perform research relating to motions before the court, summarize case files, and prepare memoranda and recommendations. The position may also organize files, review case files for procedural sufficiency, and review orders and judgments prepared for signature.

 

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

 

Benefits: The ACS provides health insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, 11 paid holidays, 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.

 

The Location: Nome is located at the edge of the Bering Sea in Northwest Alaska with a population of approximately 3,800 (Alaska Dept. of Labor). For more information on Nome’s history and culture, please visit www.nomealaska.org or www.visitnomealaska.com.

 

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

 

Mail applications to:

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

 

Email applications to: recruitment@akcourts.us

 

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

 

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

 

(Posted 8/15/2019)


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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

(Posted 6/21/2019)