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(Updated 2/11/2016)

 

 

  

Anchorage: Associate Attorney – Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a mid-level associate attorney to join the Trial Department in its Anchorage office. This associate will have the opportunity to work in an array of practice areas and industries, from antitrust compliance, commercial litigation and appeals, internal investigations, and environmental litigation, for a variety of individual and corporate clients, including Alaska Native Corporations.  This position will involve significant responsibility over pending cases, including arbitration, in-court experience and active trial and motion work.  

Strong academic performance, excellent research and writing skills, and three to five years of commercial litigation experience are required.  Alaska state bar admission preferred.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Apply online at www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs.


Anchorage: Corporate Counsel - GCI

Purpose of Position: Providing legal support to various company business units with responsibility for contract review and negotiation, day-to-day legal counsel, cybersecurity and privacy compliance, and supporting larger corporate transactions. 

Essential Duties of Position: Thrive in a dynamic environment where every day offers new challenges and growth opportunities by:

  •  taking initiative to understand issues, own projects and outcomes, develop relationships, and move the business forward;
  • innovating creative solutions to complex matters;
  •  working independently, benefited by insights from seasoned counsel; and
  •  applying existing skills successfully to navigate novel issues and subjects. 

Years of Experience required to meet minimum qualifications:

  •  Minimum of five years of legal experience, including commercial business negotiations and contract drafting.
  • Experience in negotiating complex intellectual property and licensing agreements preferred.
  • Experience with privacy and cybersecurity compliance, or comparable subject matter, highly valued.  

Level of Education required to meet minimum qualifications:  High School diploma or equivalent required. JD degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. 

Certifications Required: Licensed by state law to practice in Alaska or a state that grants reciprocity with Alaska.  

EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please apply at:http://www.gci.com/about/careers   Job # 4471BR

(Posted 2/11/2016)


Anchorage: Family Law/Criminal Defense Attorney

Law Offices of Dan Allan & Associates has a position available for an associate attorney, with experience in Family Law and/or Criminal Defense Law.  Criminal trial opportunity available.  Successful candidate will be self-motivated and organized.   Salary depending on experience.   Interested applicants should send a resume and writing sample to looda@gci.net or via fax to 907-522-2316.

(Posted 2/11/2016)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Farley & Graves

The law firm of Farley & Graves seeks an experienced Associate Attorney to handle cases in a busy civil litigation practice.  Desired candidate should have an ability to work independently in civil litigation and have experience handling depositions, written discovery, motion practice, court proceedings and trial.  Prior insurance defense, civil litigation and/or workers’ compensation experience is preferred. 

Competitive salary and benefits package offered.  Please fax cover letter and resume to (907) 274-5111.

(Posted 2/4/2016)


Anchorage: Corporate Counsel - Coastal Villages Region Fund

Coastal Villages Region Fund is currently seeking applications for a Corporate Counsel to work at our Corporate Office in Anchorage, Alaska. The Corporate Counsel is responsible for ensuring CVRF’s compliance with a wide range of requirements, including business and maritime regulations and requirements, business contracts and agreements, human resources requirements, etc. This includes: interacting and supporting legal aspects relating to vessel operation, participating in working with insurers regarding vessel claims, helping to support vessel staff as to legal relationships with venders and other third parties, providing personnel matter assistance, assisting in responding to claims relating to employment practices, ensuring the protection of intellectual property, reviewing and/or drafting business contracts, vessel contracts, crew member contracts,  and other legal assignments necessary for CVRF to fulfill its mission, monitoring CVRF’s non-profit status or activities related to same, managing corporate compliance issues with federal or state requirements, and assisting in matters as identified by the Executive Team, including interaction with the Board of Directors, maintaining relationships with member communities,  and compliance issues relating to CVRF’s governing body. The Corporate Counsel will work closely with CVRF’s General Counsel to coordinate and perform their responsibilities.  Some moderate travel is required.

To apply: Please view this site for the whole list of requirements and skills required for this position.  https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1210355.

(Posted 1/15/2016)


Anchorage: Staff Attorney - Alaska Institute for Justice

The Alaska Institute for Justice seeks a staff attorney with a demonstrated commitment to social justice.  The position has several major responsibilities including providing civil legal services, including immigration legal services and case management social service support to crime victims, including victims of human trafficking.   In addition, this position will work with government agencies and non-governmental organizations, including domestic violence and sexual assault programs in Alaska, to develop language access plans to ensure services are accessible to limited English proficient Alaskans.  We are a busy non-profit agency serving the most diverse neighborhoods in the United States.  We represent approximately 850 immigrants annually and provide civil legal services to all human trafficking survivors, immigration legal services and also house a statewide Language Interpreter Center, dedicated to training bilingual Alaskans to be professional interpreters and provide an interpreter referral service. 

Requirements: J.D. degree, license to practice law in Alaska (may hire contingent upon passing the next Alaska Bar exam after date of hire), excellent written and oral communication skills and work experience with culturally diverse clients, civil rights issues and domestic violence and sexual assault programs.  Strong preference for bilingual applicants.  EOE. Salary DOE.  Open until filled.

Submit resume and writing sample to:
Robin Bronen
Alaska Institute for Justice
431 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 208
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
robin.bronen@akijp.org

907-279-2457

(Posted 1/6/2016)


Anchorage: Senior Services Attorney - Alaska Legal Services Corporation 

Alaska Legal Services Corporation has an opening for a full-time staff attorney in the Anchorage office, funded in part by Administration on Aging Title III funds.  Position involves administration of aging grants and intake and casework for seniors, caregivers and low-income Alaskans facing critical civil legal issues.  

Major duty is responsibility for statewide services to the elderly and caregivers, including grant writing and reporting, staff training, and coordination of grant funded services, including casework, outreach and community legal education.  The position will carry a caseload with emphasis on elder law issues, but also including service to low income Alaskans on a variety of civil legal needs.

Applicants must be either admitted to practice law in Alaska or admitted to practice in another state and eligible for an Alaska Bar Rule 43 waiver.  Information on Bar Rule 43 can be found at http://www.alaskabar.org

Familiarity with cross-cultural situations desirable. Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet and e-mail, and data entry). 

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

Salary $42,336 to $62,064 per year DOE.  Generous leave and benefits package.  Position will be open until filled. To apply, send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of three professional references to: Maggie Humm, Supervising Attorney, Email: mhumm@alsc-law.org.  

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone or email inquiries regarding the status of your application, please.

(Posted 1/5/2016)


Anchorage: Litigation – Senior Associate / Junior Owner

Garvey Schubert Barer, a law firm with offices in Anchorage, Seattle, Portland, Washington DC, New York City, and Beijing, is seeking a litigator to join its Anchorage office.
 
The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Experience with a wide variety of types of commercial litigation
  • Experience serving as first chair on moderate-sized litigation matters
  • Experience in every stage of litigation
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Excellent writing, analytical thinking, and communication skills
  • Strong commitment to client service
  • Experience in the areas of construction, transportation/maritime and/or government contracts preferred but not required

The most qualified applicant will have strong litigation skills combined with practical insight, interested in and showing promise as a business developer and core client-relationship partner. 
 
GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, political ideology, familial relationships, or status in any other legally protected group.
 
Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should email their resume, cover letter, law school transcript and a writing sample to
CareersSEA@gsblaw.com.  If you require an accommodation for a disability to facilitate the application process, you are encouraged to contact Joey Ross at 503-228-3939.

(Posted 12/11/2015)


Anchorage: Estate Planning / Corporate Transactions – Senior Associate / Junior Owner

Garvey Schubert Barer, a law firm with offices in Anchorage, Seattle, Portland, Washington DC, New York City, and Beijing, is seeking an experienced attorney to join the estate planning and corporate transactions team in its Anchorage office.
 
The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • LLM in Taxation preferred
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Excellent writing, analytical thinking, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated interest in estate planning
  • Strong commitment to client service
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment both in Anchorage and throughout the firm

The most qualified applicant will have strong estate planning and corporate skills combined with practical insight, interested in and showing promise as a business developer and core client-relationship partner. 

GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, political ideology, familial relationships, or status in any other legally protected group.
 
 
Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should email their resume, cover letter, law school transcript and a writing sample to
CareersSEA@gsblaw.com.  If you require an accommodation for a disability to facilitate the application process, you are encouraged to contact Joey Ross at 503-228-3939.

(Posted 12/11/2015)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney - The Otterson Law Office

Small family law firm needs an associate attorney with at least 2 years litigation experience (family law experience helpful but not required). The preferred candidate will have an interest in litigating and/or settling divorce, child custody, guardianship of minors and adults, and related cases.  We take the hard cases--which often involve guiding clients in crisis through rapidly developing situations.  Candidate must be able to learn and think quickly, manage a large caseload, out-maneuver other skilled professionals, and maintain compassion in challenging conditions.  We have an all-star team, and are looking for an 'A player.' If that's you, please email your response to tlgb@aklaw.pro.  Pay DOE.

Please, no resumes or other attachments. You may paste such information into your email response.  Include two work references and a description of your interests, the skills you are solid on, specific things you want to learn, career goals, and preferred job structure, if any (eg. full or part-time, compensation sought, etc.).  We can be flexible to meet the specific needs of the right candidate.

(Posted 12/3/2015)


Fairbanks: Workers' Compensation Hearing Officer I/II

The Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Division of Workers' Compensation, Fairbanks office is recruiting for a Workers' Compensation Hearing Officer I/II.

The Workers' Compensation Hearing Officer I position performs a variety of duties, including providing comprehensive workers' compensation information to the public, reviewing claims, petitions, and other pleadings for compliance with Alaska workers' compensation statutes and regulations, and determining further action needed to move cases forward in the workers' compensation adjudications process, scheduling prehearings, maintaining the hearing docket, and conducting prehearing conferences with claimants, employers, and insurers on an as needed basis.

The Workers' Compensation Hearing Officer II serves as a designated chairperson of the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board hearing panels. Under the general supervision and direction of the Chief of Adjudication, the incumbent chairs formal hearings, controls procedure, rules on the admissibility of evidence, and applies and interprets pertinent statutes and regulations. The incumbent analyzes legal issues and evaluates lay and expert testimony. As an experienced hearing officer, the incumbent is assigned cases involving complex questions of substantive and procedural law. The incumbent deliberates with other panel members to decide claims and petitions. The incumbent drafts decisions and orders satisfactory to the majority of the panel and legally sufficient to survive appellate review. A minimum of four decision and orders, or their equivalent, must be written each month. The incumbent holds pre-hearings, evaluates settlement agreements, conducts mediations, responds to inquiries from the public, and performs other duties as assigned, such as drafting or editing proposed regulations or statutes, conducting public comment hearings under the A.P.A., and reviewing and editing drafts of other hearing officers' decisions, along with holding pre-hearings and deciding discovery issues, procedural issues and stipulations without a panel under AS 23.30.005(h). 

Interested candidates may find more information about how to apply at Workplace Alaska: http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/.

(Posted 2/8/2016)


Juneau: Workers' Compensation Hearing Officer I/II

The Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Division of Workers' Compensation, Juneau office is recruiting for a Workers' Compensation Hearing Officer I/II. 

The Workers' Compensation Hearing Officer I position performs a variety of duties, including providing comprehensive workers' compensation information to the public, reviewing claims, petitions, and other pleadings for compliance with Alaska workers' compensation statutes and regulations, and determining further action needed to move cases forward in the workers' compensation adjudications process, scheduling prehearings, maintaining the hearing docket, and conducting prehearing conferences with claimants, employers, and insurers on an as needed basis.

The Workers' Compensation Hearing Officer II serves as a designated chairperson of the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board hearing panels. Under the general supervision and direction of the Chief of Adjudication, the incumbent chairs formal hearings, controls procedure, rules on the admissibility of evidence, and applies and interprets pertinent statutes and regulations. The incumbent analyzes legal issues and evaluates lay and expert testimony. As an experienced hearing officer, the incumbent is assigned cases involving complex questions of substantive and procedural law. The incumbent deliberates with other panel members to decide claims and petitions. The incumbent drafts decisions and orders satisfactory to the majority of the panel and legally sufficient to survive appellate review. A minimum of four decision and orders, or their equivalent, must be written each month. The incumbent holds pre-hearings, evaluates settlement agreements, conducts mediations, responds to inquiries from the public, and performs other duties as assigned, such as drafting or editing proposed regulations or statutes, conducting public comment hearings under the A.P.A., and reviewing and editing drafts of other hearing officers' decisions, along with holding pre-hearings and deciding discovery issues, procedural issues and stipulations without a panel under AS 23.30.005(h).
 

Interested candidates may find more information about how to apply at Workplace Alaska: http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/.

(Posted 2/8/2016)


Kenai: Staff Attorney - Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) has an opening for a staff attorney in the Kenai office, to start as soon as possible. The position will handle intake and casework for Kenai Peninsula residents with civil legal problems. Applicants must be either admitted to practice law in Alaska or admitted to practice in another state and eligible for an Alaska Bar Rule 43 waiver.  Familiarity with cross-cultural situations desirable.  Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet and e-mail, and data entry).   

Salary $42,336 — $62,064 per year DOE.  Generous leave and benefits package.  Position open until filled; applicants are urged to apply soon.  ALSC is strongly committed to employing a diverse staff. Native Americans, other minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To apply, submit resume, writing sample, and list of three professional references to:  

 

Maggie Humm, Supervising Attorney

Email: mhumm@alsc-law.org

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone or email inquiries regarding the status of your application, please.

Posted 1/21/2016 


Nome: Staff Attorney - Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation has an opening for a full-time staff attorney in our Nome office. Position involves general civil practice on issues affecting the health, safety, and stability of low income Alaskans, with special emphasis on fair housing and domestic violence issues, and including tribal court advocacy and representation of tribes and individuals in Indian Child Welfare Act and other Native law matters.  Duties include intake and casework; working with community groups and providing community legal education and travel to outlying areas. Background working in cross-cultural situa­tions desired. Entry-level applicants are invited to apply. 

Applicants must be admitted to practice law in Alaska or admitted to practice in another state and eligible for an Alaska Bar Rule 43 waiver.  Information on waiver eligibility is found at www.alaskabar.org. Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet, e-mail, and data entry).

Salary $53,592 – $76,320 per year DOE.  Generous personal leave and benefits package, including partial reimbursement of relocation expenses, provided.  ALSC is strongly committed to employing a diverse staff.  Native Americans, other minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Position will be open until filled.  Early applications are encouraged. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of three professional references to: Leigh Dickey, Rural Supervising Attorney, Email: ldickey@alsc-law.org.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone or email inquiries regarding the status of your application, please.

(Posted 1/6/2016)


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