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Anchorage: Legal Secretary - GCI
Provide paraprofessional legal support to VP, Economics & Finance, and department attorneys.
40% Prepares and drafts legal documents and regulatory papers, such as briefs, motions, and subpoenas for filing with appropriate entities and necessary correspondence. Duties include basic research, filing, mailings and telephone communications. Proofreads and edits regulatory docket and court filings. Downloads pertinent information off RCA website for distribution. Maintains confidentiality of materials/issues handled.
20% Provides assistance to attorneys, VP Regulatory Economics and Finance. Makes arrangements for messenger, postal, fax, or courier services.
30% Types a high volume of correspondence, agreements, and other regulatory legal documents under time sensitive deadlines. Other office administrative functions include, travel arrangements, calendaring, document management, reconciliation of corporate credit cards, ordering department supplies, and other administrative duties as assigned.
10% Maintains and updates the computer database and regulatory docket files.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Proficient in the use of all office equipment and with Microsoft Office Products including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Working familiarity with Westlaw is preferred.
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are required including the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and a variety of customers.
- Maintain confidentiality of materials/issues handled.
- Display patience, courtesy and tact at all times and handle work interruptions with ease.
- Excellent transcription, grammar, proofreading and organizational skills.
- Working knowledge of legal and regulatory documents.
- Work in a team-oriented, service environment.
Minimum of five years of exp as a legal secretary or an executive assistant/secretary.
HS Diploma or equivalent is required. Associate of Arts in Paralegal studies is preferred.
Certified Professional Secretary; paralegal certification or equivalent professional certification is preferred.
Apply at: gci.com/careers
Anchorage: Litigation Legal Secretary/Paralegal (Job #2465) - Dorsey & Whitney
To be eligible for this position please go to the “Careers” section of the Dorsey & Whitney website at www.Dorsey.com and complete Dorsey’s online application.
Dorsey & Whitney LLP is one of the 100 largest law firms in the United States. Dorsey lawyers and staff serve clients in more than 60 areas of legal practice from 19 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. There is a position available for an experienced Litigation Legal Secretary or combination Legal Secretary/Paralegal in Dorsey’s Anchorage office.
Duties: Support attorneys with legal secretarial functions; revise, finalize and send out pleadings and correspondence as requested; assist with time entries; maintain client files; open new matters; client billing; and other administrative tasks. If hired for the combined position, paralegal duties may include organizing and maintaining documents; summarizing information; assisting attorneys with discovery process and managing electronic discovery; and assisting with trial preparation.
Requirements: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent; accurate typing skills of 50 wpm; a minimum of 5 years of Alaska litigation experience, including ECF in federal court, and knowledge of court rules and procedures; excellent organizational and document management capabilities; outstanding grammar, proofreading, English composition, spelling and editing skills; experience working as a team member; ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines; ability to prioritize and perform well in stressful situations; excellent written and oral communication skills; strong customer service focus and skills; and the ability to meet obligations with confidentiality, integrity, and sensitivity. Experience with MS Office Suite is preferred.
Anchorage: Paralegal – Trustees for Alaska
- Assist in the preparation of legal documents, including briefs, notices, motions and memos
- Process case filings, including proof-reading and cite checking briefs and similar documents, preparing service copies, maintaining mailing lists for service and file copies; filing case-related documents with the court; and managing delivery of attorney documents
- Prepare case-related and other attorney correspondence
- Take attorney phone calls as needed and manage client contacts (dealing with walk-ins, new client phone calls)
- Research facts and uncover the law as it applies to the client(s) and the client’s problems and consult with an attorney as to findings
- Research existing statutes and regulations relevant to cases
- Assemble exhibits, excerpts, discovery, and other legal documents for use in cases
- Calendar legal deadlines.
- Maintain and manage the filing system for all legal files, including active case files and research files
- Close and archive inactive files; and request needed supplies for filing system (e.g., file folders, filing tabs, etc.)
- Maintain in-house law library, including CD library
- Maintain brief bank.
- Undertake special legal projects or other projects as assigned by the Legal Director
- Experience as a paralegal, court clerk, legal intern, or law clerk.
- Familiarity with administrative agencies and courts at the state and federal levels.
- Familiarity with local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
- Knowledge of MS Office Suite, Adobe Pro; familiarity with discovery software a plus.
- Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree, or certificate program in legal studies.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of legal research
- Ability to organize work, manage time, and establish priorities and meet deadlines
- Ability to read, comprehend, interpret and apply written material
- Skilled in formatting and editing letters, forms, and documents
- Ability to work independently
- Attention to detail and accuracy.
Please send resume, cover letter, list of references, and a writing sample email@example.com.
Anchorage: Civil Litigation Paralegal - Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc.
Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. is currently accepting résumés for and experienced civil litigation paralegal. Complex case management and trial experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefit package. Fax or email resume to 272-2082 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anchorage: Legal Secretary
Position available: Full-time legal secretary to work with three lawyers.
This is an excellent opportunity for a person with complete secretarial skills who is motivated to work and learn. 80-100 wpm would be ideal for typing skills, together with initiative, sense of organization and knowledge of basic computer programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
We would like someone who presents a professional, polished appearance and is willing to deal with people who are going through difficulties in their lives because of divorce, injury or criminal proceedings.
Please forward your cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Anchorage: Receptionist - Law Office of Guess & Rudd P.C.
The Law Office of Guess & Rudd P.C. is seeking a Receptionist for its Anchorage office. This is a full time position 8:30 – 5:00. Two years minimum experience is required. Applicants must be mature, professional, friendly, organized, detail oriented, possess good grammar and spelling skills and able to type accurately (proficient in MS Office 2010 helpful). Individual is responsible for multi-line switchboard, greeting clients, mail as well as many other assigned office tasks. Guess & Rudd offers excellent benefits, salary DOE. Please mail resumes with a cover letter to Guess & Rudd, Attn: Deborah Swinney, 510 L Street, Ste. 700, Anchorage, AK 99501 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anchorage: Human Rights Field Representative III (Investigator) - Alaska State Commission For Human Rights
$4793.00/ month, Partially Exempt Position, plus State of Alaska employee benefits
Application Deadline: May 13, 2013, 5:00 P.M.
The Alaska State Commission For Human Rights Is Seeking a Qualified Individual To Investigate And Resolve Discrimination Cases. The Human Rights Commission is located in Anchorage, Alaska, is an executive branch agency within the State of Alaska, Governor’s Office. The Commission is seeking an investigator (Human Rights Field Representative III) to analyze facts, apply discrimination law theories, draft determinations, negotiate settlements, and manage monthly case loads of approximately 50 cases. The investigator will also conduct intakes with Alaskans who allege violations of the state human rights law, draft complaints of discrimination, conduct witness interviews, and write reports. This position requires skill in reading and understanding civil rights statutes, court decisions, and legal precedents. The position also requires the ability to conduct impartial investigations, analyze evidence, draw logical conclusions, prepare clear and comprehensive investigative reports, and work independently.
Knowledge of civil rights law and procedure and theories of discrimination is required. One year experience as a Human Rights Field Representative II with the State or the equivalent elsewhere is required.
Detailed position descriptions are available at the Human Rights Commission, 800 A Street, Suite 204, Anchorage, Alaska 99515, or on our website at www.humanrights.alaska.gov.
Applicants MUST apply through Workplace Alaska at www.workplace.alaska.gov. For assistance call 800-587-0430. Detailed Classification Specifications are also available on Workplace Alaska.
Applicants MUST attach a technical writing sample to their WorkPlace Alaska application to be considered. If unable to attach, the writing sample may be delivered to the Commission’s Anchorage office within 48 business hours of the application deadline.
The Office of the Governor is an AA/EOE. Reasonable accommodations will be made available to individuals with disabilities upon request to the personnel office in advance.
Anchorage: Legal Secretary - Patton Boggs LLP
Patton Boggs LLP is seeking an experienced Legal Secretary with a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with Litigation and Business Attorneys. Knowledge of Alaska court rules required. Responsibilities include typing correspondence and documents both of a general and legal nature such as letters, memoranda, contracts, briefs, pleadings, complaints and motions. Maintains filing system and performs various administrative functions as necessary. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. Please email your resume to email@example.com.
Anchorage: Paralegal/Legal Assistant
We are a busy law firm looking for a F/T paralegal or legal assistant. Our practice focuses on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and related tax and business planning.
This is a non-litigation position. There will be some interaction with the probate court, but we are involved in very few trials.
You must be a productive team player with excellent organizational and communication (oral and written) skills. You must be able to interact with clients in a discrete, professional manner. The work is sophisticated, analytical, challenging and often time-pressured; we are looking for people who are experienced thriving in this type of environment. The scope of your responsibilities will increase as you demonstrate competence and good judgment. You will need to seek assistance as appropriate.
Job duties generally include:
â Funding trusts and businesses
â Maintaining trust and business records
â Preparing required reports and filings for trusts and businesses
â Assisting with various aspects of estate planning projects as needed
â Gathering and synthesizing information to aid attorneys in the preparation of estate and gift tax returns
â Filing and helping to administer probate cases
â Coordinating and communicating with clients on a regular basis
- Bachelor's degree
- Excellent organizational, client communication and writing skills
- Strong database management and computer skills
- Strong documents organization and management skills
- Paralegal certificate and 5+ years of experience in non-litigation paralegal position
- 5+ years experience in a related field such as accounting, banking or real estate;
- A bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
- A graduate level degree in a field with at least some skill overlap
Compensation competitive (DOE). Respond with cover letter, resume, writing sample (if available) and three professional references. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anchorage: Litigation Paralegal - RCO Legal – Alaska, Inc.
Position Summary: Responsible for supporting 2-3 Attorneys in litigation, commercial, collection, foreclosure, eviction, and bankruptcy.
Essential Job Functions: Assist in the initial drafting of routine motions. Review Motions and Pleadings for accuracy; proof reading and grammar. Client services. Process incoming mail for calendaring and manage attorney calendars. Oversight and responsibility for a high volume of electronic files, communicate with attorneys, clients, third parties, and the Court. Also preparing correspondence, reviewing local rules and statutes, retrieving documents, and communication with internal and external clients.
Education/Experience: HS Diploma or equivalent. Law firm exp. w/ a strong preference for 5+ yrs. assisting in litigation. Exp. working with multiple attorneys. Previous exp. in foreclosure, bankruptcy and/or real estate law preferred. Paralegal certification preferred.
Skills: Excellent customer service and the ability to self-direct. Ability to work w/ high volumes while meeting deadlines. Basic drafting of pleadings and discovery requests/responses, arranging depositions and calendaring. Ability to work well under pressure, maintain records accurately, prepare reports, resolve problems quickly and effectively determine appropriate courses of action, manage time and workload with regular interruptions. Must be flexible and have well developed interpersonal skills. Must be highly organized and self- motivated. Ability to juggle multiple tasks.
Computer Skills: Proficiency w/ computers and technology. Exp. in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.). Ability to learn new technologies quickly. Fast typist. E-filing and AK court filing exp.
Full time and benefits. Health, 401K w/ match, generous PTO policies. Hourly pay, DOE.
We are particularly proud of the long tenure of many of our employees, indicating RCO is not just a great place to do business, but a great place to work as well.
*Must be comfortable with friendly office pets, both cats and dogs.
Apply online and upload your resume.
Anchorage: Legal Assistant - BBNC
Hiring preference given to BBNC Shareholders
Legal Assistant will provide administrative support to the attorneys and paralegals in the BBNC Legal Department.
Essential Job Responsibilities Include:
Review, revise, edit and format documents and forms from either transcription or handwritten notes. Print and proofread documents. Efficiently compose well-written and grammatically correct letters, memos and notices. Ensure document integrity by producing error-free documents without supervision. High degree of accuracy required. Communicate effectively with attorneys, paralegals and others regarding the status of projects and other issues. File paper documents and information promptly and accurately. Maintain file organization and updated indexes across multiple filing systems. Demonstrate the ability to stay focused on priorities and successfully perform job duties under stressful circumstances, including maintaining a calm demeanor. Attend and participate in meetings. Must be able to take and transcribe meeting minutes. Process and route incoming mail and fax communications in a timely manner. Understand how to professionally handle and manage confidential information. Maintain the Legal Department calendar, office space, equipment and supplies. As directed, provide periodic assistance to other BBNC departments on collaborative projects. Assist with submission of vendor invoices to Finance Department. Work efficiently, be flexible, and demonstrate a willingness to assume responsibilities and learn new skills.
High School diploma or G.E.D. required. 1-4 years professional office/administrative experience required; corporate or legal experienced preferred, experience with Alaska Native entities a plus. High degree of computer literacy, including strong proficiencies in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint. A strong attention to detail and work-quality is necessary. Must be extremely flexible and adapt to constant change. Must be able to self-direct and work on multiple independent projects with minimal supervision.
Hiring preference will be given to BBNC Shareholders/descendants and spouses.
Apply directly to: Karen Washington Email resume to Karen_w@akexec.com.
Anchorage: Paralegal for Tax Boutique
Law Offices of Christy Lee, P.C., is looking for a full-time paralegal. We are an established, busy tax law boutique in Anchorage. Successful candidate will have background in probate, estate planning, business formation, and billing procedures. Familiarity with Word, Excel, and basic accounting required. Knowledge of Time Matters and Timeslips a plus. Experience in tax law also a plus, but not necessary. Position demands flexibility, adaptability, and superior client relations. Minimum 3 years' experience. Position offers benefits. Email email@example.com with cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. No video attachments, please.
Anchorage: Business Manager/Administrator
Mid-size Anchorage law firm seeks a business manager/administrator responsible for operation of all business functions. Financial responsibilities include a thorough working knowledge of QuickBooks: payroll, general ledger accounting, trust accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and budgeting. Generation of various financial reports and benefits management as well as data entry associated with all aspects of the firm accounting and billing. HR responsibilities include staff recruiting, development, performance evaluation, and employee relations.
Marketing responsibilities include web site updates and maintenance.
Job requirements: A thorough understanding of accounting and financial principles, strong human relations skills, knowledge of legal industry, project management skills, strong communication skills (both written and oral), and leadership and negotiation skills. Able to manage office functions economically and efficiently, organize work, establish priorities and maintain good interpersonal relations and communications with lawyers and support staff. Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and time and billing software.
Education: Graduate of a recognized college or university with major course work in business administration or management, finance, or human resources, or comparable work experience.
Must furnish a cover letter as well as references (no exception to this requirement). Please send cover letter, with references, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anchorage: Paralegal - Allstate
Allstate Staff Counsel is accepting paralegal applications for its Anchorage office. Description: Assist attorneys in defending personal injury lawsuits; Assist in preparation of pleadings/motions; Conduct discovery, including obtaining records and reviewing documents; Interviewing clients/witnesses; Preparing trial materials. For more information, please go to www.allstatecareers.com and input Alaska in the search field.
Fairbanks: Part-time Receptionist/Legal Secretary
Seeking part-time receptionist/legal secretary for busy downtown Fairbanks law firm. Could lead to a full time position. Candidate must possess basic legal knowledge and some law office (or other professional office) experience. Associate’s degree in paralegal studies preferred, but not required. At a minimum must possess basic office skills to include a typing speed of no less than 40 wpm. Experience with Mac computers and Microsoft office software required. Flexible schedule. Very competitive salary D.O.E. Please submit resume and typing test certificate to Joann at 907-374-3829.
Fairbanks: Paralegal - Clapp Peterson Tiemessen Thorsness & Johnson, LLC
Clapp, Peterson, Tiemessen, Thorsness, & Johnson, LLC, seeks a paralegal with experience in civil litigation, including professional malpractice and products liability for its Fairbanks office. Successful candidates will be self-motivated and highly organized, with a minimum of three years’ related experience. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Send letter of interest, resume and three professional references to email@example.com or fax information to (907) 272-9586, Attn: Administrator.
Palmer: Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Law Offices of Kenneth J. Goldman, PC
Looking for a full-time, experienced paralegal/legal assistant. The firm practices primarily family law and criminal defense. The successful applicant will have a minimum of 2 years' prior law office/litigation experience. Must be a team player with a can-do attitude, able to multi-task, and able to work with a variety of personalities. Excellent computer skills are required, including Word and Excel, with a minimum typing speed of 60 wpm. Salary DOE. To apply please send cover letter, resume, and at least two references by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.