Type of Benefit
The Lawyers’ Assistance Committee promotes the well-being of the legal profession and protects the public by providing education, respectful confidential assistance and referrals for members of the Bar, their families, colleagues, and clients affected by a member’s mental health and substance abuse issues.
Ethics Resources for Attorneys – Call Bar Counsel Phil Shanahan at 907-272-7469 (fax: 907-272-2932) for informal ethics guidance — get some direction the minute you suspect a problem! Callers may remain anonymous if they desire. You may also call Kevin Cuddy, Chair, Bar Ethics Committee at 907-272-3538, or an experienced lawyer in your practice area to discuss an ethics question.
The Alaska Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) is beneficial to everyone who uses it. The public benefits when legal services are made available. The individual attorney benefits from a new source of clients. The legal profession benefits through the improvement of its public image and the affirmation of its accessibility to the public. If you are covered by professional liability insurance, Alaska LRS needs you as a panel member. To become a member, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 907-272-7469.
ALPS (professional liability insurance)
ALPS is legal insurance made easy! Founded by lawyers for lawyers in 1988, ALPS offers comprehensive malpractice and business insurance solutions making it easy for you to protect your entire firm. As the Alaska Bar Association’s endorsed carrier, they understand how valuable your time is. That’s why the ALPS insurance application is flexible, easy, and 100% online. Apply, review your quote, accept and pay in as little as 10 minutes. Apply now.
DEWAR Insurance Agency (disability insurance)
Met Life Insurance Company offers Association-discounted pricing to Alaska Bar members on Disability coverage notable for its comprehensive, liberal contract language specific to protecting attorney income. Contact Dewar Insurance by phone (907) 258-8888 or email email@example.com.
Go To Fastcase
To access Fastcase you will have to log in to your Alaska Bar membership page here. If you forgot your username or password, please contact the Alaska Bar Association at 907-272-7469 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Alaska Bar Association is pleased to provide free unlimited online legal research as a member benefit for all members. We have previously had Casemaker’s suite of premium services as that benefit. In January 2021, Casemaker and its leading competitor, Fastcase, announced their merger.
With the merger of Casemaker with Fastcase, we are now excited to offer the added benefit of Fastcase’s extensive library at no additional cost. Together they combine to offer a comprehensive set of tools and products. Additionally, there are plans for new innovations in citator, docket analytics, and workflow tools, maximizing your bar member benefit.
Fastcase’s legal research tools offers primary legal research, as well as more than 750 books, treatises, and journals to their users. Fastcase also integrates with Docket Alarm’s briefs, pleadings, and motions database and syncs with a mobile app, on iOS and Android.
Clio is the most widely used cloud-based practice management system in the world. Every day, tens of thousands of lawyers use Clio to schedule meetings, organize cases, track time, and invoice their clients. Accessible from your Mac or PC, phone or tablet, Clio allows lawyers to take control of their practice from any device, in any location, at any time. Clio even integrates seamlessly with other popular applications like Fastcase, LawPay, Dropbox, Quickbooks Online, Gmail, and Office 365. Alaska Bar Association members are eligible for a 15% discount on Clio products.
Find more information and enjoy your free trial and discount at www.clio.com/akbar.
LawPay is the preferred payment solution for attorneys. Backed by over 90 bar associations and designed specifically for the legal industry, LawPay offers a secure and convenient tool for receiving online credit card payments – the fastest way to get paid. LawPay is proud to be recommended by the State Bar of Montana and offered as a benefit to their membership.
To learn more, call (866) 376-0950 or visit https://www.lawpay.com/member-programs/alaska-bar/
100’S OF TITLES! Law books in numerous areas of the law. ABA publications are available in a variety of formats, including print, online, audio, and CD-ROM. Experts rigorously review the products to ensure the highest quality information and presentation. Discount code receives 15% off your purchase: PAB6EAAB (You must enter the code onto the ABA order form to obtain the discount). https://www.americanbar.org/products/
The Alaska Bar Rag is now online! Known for its often-irreverent and always-topical content, the Bar Rag represents the voice of the legal community in Alaska. It is edited and written by attorneys, for attorneys. Published in tabloid newsprint format quarterly in March, June, September, and December, the Rag is distributed by mail to all attorneys licensed by the bar association; to active and inactive members practicing outside Alaska; and to state and law libraries and bar associations in the other 49 states. Its current circulation is approximately 3,700 issues. Highlights of specific issues and general interest also are published here on the Alaska Bar Association website. Submit an article for the Alaska Bar Rag.
The CLE-At-A-Glance is a monthly newsletter that provides advanced notice and a brief overview of upcoming continuing legal education programs through the Alaska Bar.
Subscribe to E-News free of charge and receive the most current news and information from the Alaska Bar Association and the Alaska Court System in a weekly e-mail. Contact email@example.com to be added to the mailing list.
ABA Retirement Funds Does your retirement plan offer no out-of-pocket expenses, professional fiduciary services, a broad range of investment options, and full-service administration? Ours does! The ABA Retirement Funds Program (the “Program”) has been providing affordable 401(k) plans exclusively to the legal community for 49 years. The Program’s bundled approach allows your firm to keep its focus on the success of the practice. We provide you with trustee, record keeping, tax reporting, compliance testing, investment management, and participant communication services – all from a single source – at no additional cost to your firm. Maybe it’s time to find out what’s inside your 401(k). Call us at 1-866-812-3580 for a free consultation or visit www.abaretirement.com for more information and a prospectus.
At Avis, we’ll try harder for you with the kind of personal service and attention that makes every rental quick and easy. Plus, get up to 25% off and receive other valuable discounts automatically by providing your Alaska Bar Association Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number, A677400. Enrollment into Preferred Service is FREE! www.avis.com 1-800-831-8000.
Hertz allows you to take advantage of membership discounts and value-added offers while enjoying the benefit of the many Special Services Hertz has to offer. Hertz provides you with a savings up to 10% on your next rental. Be sure to mention CDP# 0217652 when making your next reservation. www.hertz.com 1-800-654-2210.