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(Updated 11/28/2016)


Anchorage: Litigation Attorney - Crowson Law Group LLC

Growing personal injury law firm is looking for a litigation attorney. The ideal candidate should be a graduate of an ABA accredited law school, possess a good academic track record, and have litigation experience, either on the defense or plaintiff's side. Previous jury trial experience is preferred but not required. Pay is very competitive. All responses are strictly confidential, and should be sent to

(Posted 11/2/2016)

Anchorage: Associate - Perkins Coie LLP

Perkins Coie LLP is currently seeking a mid-level associate for the Labor & Employment practice group in our Anchorage office. Successful candidates must have a minimum of three years of experience in labor and employment law, as well as the ability to assist in a wide range of general commercial litigation matters. The position requires top academic credentials, strong analytical skills, and excellent references. Prior law firm experience is preferred. Please access the link below and submit a copy of your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample.

(Posted 10/26/2016) 

Anchorage: Business Litigation Associate - Perkins Coie

The Anchorage office of Perkins Coie is seeking a junior level associate for its expanding litigation practice in Alaska. The work will cover general commercial litigation, labor and employment matters, products liability, construction, and environmental and energy matters. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of experience. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and strong written and verbal communication skills. Judicial clerkship experience is strongly preferred. To apply, please access the link below and submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample.

(Posted 10/3/2016)

Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Richmond & Quinn

Richmond & Quinn, a dynamic and successful civil litigation defense firm for over 40 years, is recruiting for an associate attorney with 3+ years of litigation experience for its active trial practice.  Candidates must possess excellent writing, research and communication skills. Current Alaska Bar membership is required.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Debra Hinds, CLM, at

(Posted 9/29/2016)

Barrow: Assistant Borough Attorney - North Slope Borough

The North Slope Borough Law Department in Barrow, Alaska, seeks an experienced attorney. Area of practice will be general municipal law, including all aspects of local governance, public procurement and contracting, utilities, municipal finance, real estate and administrative law. 

The North Slope Borough is responsible for providing basic municipal services, infrastructure, and advocacy for eight Inupiat villages located along the remote, northern edge of Alaska’s Arctic. The region is home to a subsistence whaling tradition that extends back thousands of years, yet it also hosts some of the world's most advanced technology in the oil and gas fields throughout Prudhoe Bay. 

At least 2 years of experience as a practicing attorney is required.  Applicants must be admitted or be eligible for admission to the Alaska bar.  Bar admission is a condition of continuing employment. The Borough provides an excellent benefit package.  

Please submit a cover letter, detailed resume and three references to Lieann Amante, by email at:, and fill out an online application at no later than Monday, December 12, 2016.

(Posted 11/21/2016)

Barrow: Staff Attorney - Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation is seeking a full-time staff attorney for its Barrow office.  Computer proficiency required.  Background working in cross-cultural situa­tions desired.  Duties:  general civil practice with special emphasis on legal issues faced by real property owners to include: probate assistance and estate planning; as well as other Native law issues.  Other duties: work with community groups and in community legal education; regular travel to small communities and rural villages in the North Slope Borough.  

Must be admitted to practice law in Alaska or admitted to practice in another state and eligible for an Alaska bar waiver.  Three to five years legal experience preferred. 

Salary $58,848. — $81,840 annually, DOE.  Generous benefits and leave package, plus partial reimbursement of relocation expenses provided.  To apply, submit resume, writing sample, and references to: Leigh Dickey, Rural Supervising Attorney at


(Posted 11/15/2016)

Dillingham: Assistant District Attorney - Department of Law 

The Dillingham District Attorney’s Office is recruiting to fill a full-time assistant district attorney position. In this position there is opportunity for significant trial work, as well as pre-trial motion practice.  Prior trial experience and experience in the practice of criminal law is preferable, though not required, along with strong oral advocacy skills. Travel will be required to Anchorage for grand jury presentation and travel may be required to other Bristol Bay communities for community outreach. 

This is a one-attorney office and as such it provides ample opportunity to acquire experience in a wide variety of criminal prosecutions, both misdemeanor and felony, in a short period of time. You will not be entirely on your own, however. You will have supervision and backup support from the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office. Assistant District Attorneys who fulfill a two year commitment in a rural location are given preference to transfer to other district attorney offices in the state as vacancies occur.  A rural commitment is a great way to acquire a variety of experience that is highly valued within the division. 

This is an excellent placement for a person who enjoys year-round outdoor activities, from fishing, hiking, and canoeing in the summer, to snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and dog mushing in the winter.  

For application instructions, please visit

(Posted 11/2/2016)

Fairbanks: Associate Attorney – Downes, Tallerico, & Schwalm Law Firm, LLC 

Downes, Tallerico, & Schwalm Law Firm, LLC, a successful, fast paced general practice law firm, is seeking an Associate Attorney.  The work will involve civil and criminal litigation, with a heavy emphasis on family law. Applicants must be a member of the Alaska Bar Association and have excellent litigation skills. Candidates must also have excellent research and writing and communications skills, and should be hardworking and organized. Salary depends on experience. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Gregg Heminger at

(Posted 10/31/2016)

Fairbanks: Assistant Attorney General - State of Alaska

The Transportation section is recruiting for a full-time attorney position assigned to the Fairbanks office.  Experience in civil litigation and one or more of the areas of law discussed below is preferred, but not required.  Experience in construction litigation is most desirable, but environmental law experience is also highly preferred. 

The attorney filling a transportation section position will serve as counsel to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and other state agencies regarding a broad range of transportation and construction related issues.  A significant portion of attorney’s time will be devoted to representation of the state in administrative and judicial hearings and appeals.  The attorney will also advise client agencies on issues relating to governmental procurements; construction and intergovernmental contracts; real property acquisition, leasing, and other public land issues; federal regulatory and funding issues related to both highways and airports; environmental issues, including hazardous wastes, contaminated site cleanup, and permitting issues; and drafting regulations and legislation. 

The attorney must be able to work independently on complex matters and possess superior writing and oral communication skills.  It is preferred that applicants have a minimum of five full years of licensed experience. 

Individuals who would like additional information about the position may contact Jeff Stark at (907) 269-5160 or by e-mail at 

Interested candidates must submit a complete resume package as described on the announcement ( To be assured of consideration for a position, interested applicants should apply before 4:30 p.m. on November 4, 2016. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available. 

(Posted 10/19/2016)

Juneau: Associate General Counsel - Search

Position Summary 
Under the direction of the Vice President/Chief Legal Officer (VP/CLO), the Associate General Counsel is responsible for providing legal services to the organization on a wide array of legal matters, including providing counsel and advice on all aspects related to healthcare provider operations. 

A J.D. from an accredited law school and admission to the practice of law in Alaska or eligible for admission by reciprocity. 

Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience as a practicing attorney in a healthcare environment, health law practice group or law firm.

Knowledge of:

  • General commercial law;
  • Healthcare law, including fraud and abuse, Stark and Anti-Kickback laws and regulations, the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Medicare, Medicaid and other government program laws, regulations and policies.
  • Federal and State statutes and regulations affecting healthcare provider operations;
  • Laws applicable to Tribal Health Organizations, including the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent writing, analytical thinking, and communication skills required.
  • Ability to draft contracts and legal documents of substantial complexity, and familiarity with all manner of general corporate and commercial agreements.
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership, time management and client service skills.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work in a team environment.
  • Highly developed legal analytical skills. Ability to think strategically and creatively, and understand business plans, goals and to relate those plans to legal strategies.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management and staff, and with outside vendors and entities.

Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Kathy Miller at  To apply online visit

(Posted 11/28/2016)

Juneau: Shelter-Based Staff Attorney - Alaska Legal Services Corporation

ALSC is hiring a full-time attorney in Juneau, funded by a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. The grant’s purpose is to enhance options available to victims of domestic violence to resolve family disputes quickly and peacefully, and to provide representation in a variety of civil matters.  The project will prioritize services to two traditionally underserved and vulnerable groups of domestic violence victims: Alaska Native/American Indian victims and victims experiencing disabilities. 

The attorney will appear in state and tribal court civil proceedings involving family law, housing, consumer protection, public benefits, and health care.  The attorney will also partner with AWARE (Aiding Women in Abuse & Rape Emergencies) on a project to develop and provide safe, out-of-court alternative dispute resolution services for domestic violence victims in family law cases, when appropriate. The attorney will be based at AWARE, and will work closely with ALSC’s supervising attorney and staff attorney, an AWARE legal advocate, and a part-time family counselor.    

Ability to work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds is essential, as is working with individuals experiencing trauma, and physical and mental disabilities. Candidates should possess knowledge, appreciation, experience, and commitment to working with and for Alaska Native peoples and statewide Native organizations.  ALSC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage women, persons of color, LGBTQ individuals, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups to apply. 

Computer proficiency required. Bilingual applicants encouraged. Admission to Alaska Bar or Alaska Bar Rule 43 waiver required.  Information on Bar Rule 43 can be found at (Alaska Bar Association website). 

Salary: $44,856 to $63,456 per year DOE.  Generous personal leave and benefits package provided, including partial reimbursement of relocation expenses. 

Position will be open until filled.  Submit cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and list of three professional references to:

Holly Handler, Juneau Supervising Attorney

(Posted 10/10/2016)

Kotzebue: General Counsel/Compliance Officer - Maniilaq Association


Position Summary: This position provides Maniilaq Association with in-house legal services, and assists with a variety of legal matters in the course of normal business activities.  Oversees and manages the Maniilaq Association Compliance Program under the direction of the President/CEO.  Reports directly to the President/CEO and serves as a member of the Senior Management team. 


Requirements: Must hold a Juris Doctor Degree and be an active member of the Alaska Bar Association in good standing. Must possess a strong work ethic and desire to practice law for an Alaska Native organization. Must have at least five (5) years of experience in the practice of law in relevant fields. Must possess excellent organizational skills and ability to balance multiple projects and priorities. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, especially listening skills. Must possess excellent legal research and writing skills. Must have proven experience in developing practical solutions to resolve legal issues and achieve business goals. Must possess a high level of personal integrity and sound practical business judgment. Must have demonstrated success in establishing and maintaining effective, cooperative working relationships with other departments, organizations and agencies.  Must be able to deliver effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to management or the Board.

Excellent salary/benefits and amazing culter and community!


Apply Online:


A P.L. 93-638 Native/Indian Preference/EEO Employer

(Posted 10/7/2016)

Sitka: Attorney - Sitka Tribe of Alaska 

Tribal Attorney Salary DOE - Full-time benefited. For a complete job description and application visit or 456 Katlian Street. Open until filled. For more information or questions contact Anne Davis at 907-747-3207 or

(Posted 11/7/2016)

Orlando, FL: Attorney Wanted

Orlando, Florida, firm seeks attorneys licensed in Alaska with 0-5 years’ experience to review and manage collection demands, as well as possible mediations/litigation on an ongoing contract basis.  Fax or e-mail resumes and references to: James F. Welborn; Law Offices of Palmer, Reifler & Associates, PLLC.  Fax: (407) 875-0739. 

 (Posted 10/11/2016)
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