alaskabar.org

Home » For Lawyers » Employment & Bulletin Board » Attorney Employment

Attorney Employment Opportunities

Listed by City then by Date Posted

(Updated 7/31/2015)

 

Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

The Regulatory Affairs and Public Advocacy (RAPA) section is recruiting for a full-time attorney in the Anchorage office.  The RAPA section performs the Attorney General’s statutory responsibility to represent the public interest in utility and pipeline carrier matters before the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA).  The section also provides policy analysis on related matters.  The attorney in this position would assist in performing the public advocacy function in rate cases and other proceedings before the RCA.  In doing so, the attorney would utilize the expert technical support of RAPA non-attorney professionals as witnesses who provide accounting, engineering and economic analysis for all types of regulated utilities and pipelines in pre-filed testimony and at hearing. 

Five years of licensed practice and experience in all phases of civil or administrative litigation, including discovery and motion practice, is preferred.  Prior experience in utilities or pipeline regulation and ratemaking is highly desirable, but not required.  Strong writing and oral advocacy skills are important. 

Interested candidates must submit a complete resume package as described on the announcement (http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html). Applicants should specify the position or positions for which they are applying. To be assured of consideration for a position, interested applicants should apply before 4:30 p.m. on August 14, 2015. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available. 

Individuals who would like additional information about the position may contact Steve DeVries at (907) 269-5100 or by email at Steve.DeVries@alaska.gov.

(Posted 7/31/2015)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

The Commercial and Fair Business Section is recruiting for a full-time attorney to primarily represent the Division of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing, before various occupational boards and commissions. The attorney will be involved in preparing and presenting disciplinary actions against individuals holding occupational licenses. The boards and commissions involved include the State Medical Board, Board of Nursing, Board of Dental Examiners, Board of Marital and Family Therapy, Board of Pharmacy, Real Estate Commission, State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Board, and others listed in AS 08.01.010. 

The attorney also will assist in providing legal advice to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska in all matters under its jurisdiction related to the regulation of public utilities. This work may include giving advice to the commission in public meetings and adjudications, reviewing commission's orders for compliance with legal requirements; defending RCA orders on appeal, completing the legal review of regulations adopted by the RCA; and drafting or monitoring legislation related to the RCA or public utility regulation. 

Applicants should have two years of licensed practice with experience in civil or administrative litigation. This experience should include taking cases to trial or hearing on the merits. Prior experience in litigating professional negligence, personal injury, or similar types of tort cases is desirable but not required. Applicants must be able to handle all phases of litigation including discovery, motion practice, civil trials or administrative hearings, and appeals.  Strong writing and oral advocacy skills are important. 

Interested candidates must submit a complete resume package as described on the announcement (http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html). Applicants should specify the position or positions for which they are applying. To be assured of consideration for a position, interested applicants should apply before 4:30 p.m. on August 14, 2015. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.

(Posted 7/31/2015)


Anchorage or Juneau: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

The Labor & State Affairs section is recruiting for a full-time attorney to provide representation in the area of pension law and employee retirement and benefits.  This position primarily represents and advises the Department of Administration, Division of Retirement and Benefits and the Commissioner’s office, in policy, administrative and other litigation, legislation, and regulation matters related to pension plans, health care law and retirement and benefits.  The caseload of the position is varied and will include appearances before the Office of Administrative Hearings, in the state superior and appellate courts, as well as testifying before legislative committees.

The position requires a minimum of three full years of licensed practice of law.  A background in pension law, health care law including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, retirement and benefits claims law, and public finance law is highly desired.  Experience with medical records, health care claims, disability claims or workers’ compensation claims would be useful and preferred but is not required.  Applicants must be able to handle all phases of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, administrative hearings, trials, and appeals.  The successful applicant must possess analytical skills, excellent writing ability, superior communication skills, good judgment, and the ability to work collaboratively.  Experience in drafting regulations and legislation is desirable. 

Attorneys who applied for this position in response to the July 2015 recruitment notice will automatically be considered for this vacancy and need not resubmit an application. 

Interested candidates must submit a complete resume package as described on the announcement (http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html). Applicants should specify the position or positions for which they are applying. To be assured of consideration for a position, interested applicants should apply before 4:30 p.m. on August 14, 2015. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.

(Posted 7/31/2015)


Anchorage: Assistant District Attorney Department of Law 

The Anchorage District Attorney’s Office is recruiting to fill a full-time prosecutor position. Anchorage is the largest office in the Criminal Division. The office is divided into trial teams where each team is assigned to a specific courtroom on a rotating basis. The position requires frequent court appearances in the superior and district courts. There is significant trial work, including pre-trial motion practice. There are opportunities for travel in connection with trial work in other court locations, such as Unalaska, Naknek, and Sand Point. 

This is a good location to spend your entire career, or to start out and receive some basic training before transferring to one of the rural offices. Applicants should have strong oral advocacy skills. Prior trial experience and experience in the practice of criminal law is a plus, but is not required.

Salary is determined by the legal background and experience of the selected candidate.  A comprehensive state benefits package is provided.  State attorneys are in the partially-exempt service and serve at-will at the pleasure of the Attorney General.

Individuals who would like more information may contact District Attorney Clint Campion at (907) 269-6300, or by email at Clinton.Campion@alaska.gov.  For application instructions, please visit http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html. Applications for this position will be accepted through July 31, 2015.

(Posted 7/22/2015)


Anchorage: Part-Time Attorney

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience in civil litigation. Related industry experience a plus but not required.  Must have strong writing skills and the ability to work self-directed on a volume of files. This position requires local and statewide travel to courthouses.

Salary DOE with full benefits including health insurance, paid vacation, mileage reimbursement and payment of all required bar dues and CLE fees.

Please include a resume and a writing sample.

https://www.hirebridge.com/v3/application/applink.aspx?cid=6505&jid=335436

(Posted 7/22/2015)


Anchorage:  Assistant Federal Public Defender - Federal Defender, Dist. of Alaska

The Federal Public Defender for Alaska seeks a trial attorney.  Preference given for federal trial experience.  Graduate of accredited law school and admission in good standing to practice before federal and state bars is required.  Salary based on experience as well as federal guide lines and regulations.  Employment subject to satisfactory background investigation and available funding.  EOE.  Applications due NLT August 14, 2015. 

Send Letter of Introduction, three references, resume and writing sample to:

Sally J. Hinkley, Administrative Officer
601 West 5th, Ste. 800, Anchorage, AK 99501
sally_hinkley@fd.org

(Posted 7/22/2015)


Anchorage: Attorney - GEICO 

Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • Alaska Bar membership in good standing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Experience handling motor vehicle, and subrogation cases is a plus 

Salary Information :  Salary is negotiable, based on experience. 

How To Apply:   Please visit www.geico.jobs to apply. You will need an active email address and phone number.  Additionally, we request that you enter any work experience that you've had within at least the past five years. 

About GEICO:

For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry!  We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing.  We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates.  As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:

  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance 
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • GEICO Federal Credit Union

Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary. 

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. Background and credit checks, hair or urine drug testing, and health assessments are required as part of our pre-employment process.

(Posted 7/22/2015)


Anchorage: Judicial Education Manager - Alaska Court System

MINIMUM SALARY: $7,519.00 MONTHLY

The Alaska Court System seeks an Administrative Attorney III to serve as Judicial Education Manager.  As a member of the Administrative Director’s senior management team, the incumbent will develop educational programs and training materials for judicial officers and engage in statewide planning, policy development, and managerial work at the professional level. 

The incumbent will work closely with the chief justice and presiding judges to maintain and improve the magistrate judge system and the delivery of judicial services in rural Alaska.  The incumbent will review, evaluate and interpret statutes, rules, policies, and procedures on a wide variety of topics; manage special projects requiring legal expertise or knowledge of trial court processes; and contribute to planning and policy development on issues affecting the judiciary.  The incumbent will plan judicial and magistrate conferences; coordinate meetings; and provide professional assistance to training judges.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with committees and leading workgroups; strong writing skills; and the ability to communicate complicated legal concepts in an understandable way. The incumbent will work independently; exercise  judgment and discretion with respect to assignments and duties; and maintain effective relationships with judicial officers, court staff, attorneys, governmental and other agencies, partners, and the public.  Some experience with criminal law is preferred.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school AND active membership in the Alaska Bar Association.

To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to: ACS Human Resources, 820 W. Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501; or email to recruitment@akcourts.us.  Applications must be received by Monday, August 10, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.  Applicants invited to interview must provide a writing sample. Finalists will undergo a criminal background check. Visit http://courts.alaska.gov/hr/index.htm for more information.

(Posted 7/15/2015)


Anchorage: Chief of Enforcement - Alaska State Commission for Human Rights 

The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is recruiting for a Chief of Enforcement in Anchorage.  This is a partially exempt position.  The incumbent will assist in planning, directing, and executing all of the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights’ (ASCHR) case activities, including hearings and investigations.  Applicants must be admitted to the Alaska State Bar and have at least five years of legal practice.  A detailed position description may be obtained at the Commission’s office, 800 A Street, Suite 204, Anchorage AK  99501, or by visiting the Commission’s web site at http://humanrights.alaska.gov/. Salary is $7,479 per month plus a generous State of Alaska employment benefits package.  Candidates who are interested in applying for this position must submit a cover letter and a resume that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience and identifies at least three professional employment references.  Candidates must also submit a comprehensive professional writing sample. 

The cover letter, resume and writing sample should be mailed to the Commission, attention Schuyler Reid, Administrative Officer, or emailed to Schuyler.Reid@Alaska.Gov. If you have questions please call (907) 276-7474, TDD: (907) 276-3177.  To be assured of consideration for a position, applicants should submit their materials by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 10, 2015.  Applications received after that date will be considered if the position remains available.

The State of Alaska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made available to individuals with disabilities upon request to the Commission office in advance.

(Posted 7/15/2015) 


Anchorage: Attorney - Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP

Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP is seeking attorneys with 2 to 6 years of experience to support and complement existing practices in the areas of real estate, banking, environmental, utilities and municipal law. All letters of interest will be held in strict confidence.  Send resumes to dawng@lbblawyers.com

(Posted 7/13/2015)


Anchorage:  Associate Attorney - Boyd, Chandler & Falconer, LLP

Boyd, Chandler & Falconer, LLP seeks an associate attorney with 4-6 years’ experience for largely commercial transactional work.  Strong writing, legal research and interpersonal skills required.  Knowledge of oil & gas, ANCSA, land law, and municipal law a plus.  Salary DOE. 

Please email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to bcf@bcfaklaw.com.

(Posted 7/13/2015)


Anchorage: Litigation Associate - Banker Law Group, PC

Banker Law Group, PC is a personal injury law firm in downtown Anchorage, Alaska, seeking a motivated Litigation Associate.  We are looking for someone who is hardworking, goal oriented, and looking to grow and further his/her career by establishing a reputation for sincere effort and responsible advocacy.  Excellent academic credentials, sincere concern for clients, respect for opposing counsel, and a solid work-ethic are required.  Candidates must be a member of the Alaska Bar and have effective decision making skills, excellent written and oral presentation skills, good organizational skills with experience in prioritizing tasks and managing multiple ongoing assignments.  Some travel may be required.  Exceptional candidates sitting for the bar may be considered. Please forward your resume along with a writing sample and your salary requirements to ab@bankerlaw.com

(Posted 7/7/2015)


Anchorage: Litigation Associate – Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Davis Wright Tremaine seeks a litigation associate with a minimum of 3 years of experience to join our Anchorage office. Experience in commercial litigation, including responsibility for substantive pleadings and motions, discovery, and court appearances is required. Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills are required, as well as strong academic credentials. Must be a member of the Alaska Bar Association. 

Please upload a cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruiting Manager, resume, a copy of your law school transcript, and a brief writing sample to: http://www.dwt.com/Litigation-Associate-Lateral-Lawyers/

No recruiter submissions accepted at this time.

(Posted 6/3/2015)


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 that provides civil legal services to all human trafficking survivors, immigration legal services and also houses 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 Ave., Suite 208
Anchorage, Alaska 99501.
robin.bronen@akijp.org
907-279-2457

(Posted 6/1/2015)


Bethel: Staff Attorney - Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (“ALSC”) is seeking a full-time staff attorney for its Bethel office to provide legal services to Association of Village Council President’s member tribes, tribal members and other ALSC-eligible clients.  Legal experience strongly preferred.  Background in cross-cultural situations and familiarity with Alaska Native issues desired.  Position primarily involves representing AVCP member tribes in state court Indian Child Welfare Act cases, but may also involve tribal court advocacy, representation of tribal members in sovereignty, Indian Child Welfare Act and other Native law matters, and a general poverty law practice.   

Applicants must be willing to travel to Bethel area villages, admitted to practice law in Alaska or admitted to practice in another state and eligible for an Alaska Bar Rule 43 waiver, and be computer proficient (Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet, e-mail and data entry). 

Preference in hiring given to Native American applicants. Salary ­­$53,592 – $76,320 per year DOE. Generous personal leave and benefits package, including partial reimbursement of relocation expenses, provided. 

Position open until filled.  To apply, send resume, writing sample, and professional references to: 

Sydney Tarzwell, Supervising Attorney
Email:  starzwell@alsc-law.org
AA/EOE

(Posted 7/8/2015)


Fairbanks: Assistant District AttorneyDepartment of Law

The Fairbanks District Attorney’s Office is recruiting to fill a full-time assistant district attorney position. The attorney hired for this position will prosecute violations of criminal law in interior and northern Alaska which includes frequent trials, significant pre-trial motion practice, daily court hearings and some post-conviction and appellate work.  In addition to the district and superior courts in Fairbanks, this office also covers the Barrow, Tok, Galena, Delta Junction, Nenana and Fort Yukon courts and offers occasional opportunity to travel to these locations. Applicants should have strong oral advocacy skills. Prior trial experience and experience in the practice of criminal law is a plus, but is not required.

Salary is determined by the legal background and experience of the selected candidate.  A comprehensive state benefits package is provided.  State attorneys are in the partially-exempt service and serve at-will at the pleasure of the Attorney General.

Individuals who would like more information may contact District Attorney Gregg Olson at (907) 451-5970, or by email at Gregg.Olson@alaska.gov. For application instructions, please visit http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html. Applications for this position will be accepted through August 4, 2015.

(Posted 7/28/2015)


Fairbanks: Associate Attorney - Foster & Rogers, LLC

Foster & Rogers, LLC, is seeking an associate attorney to support busy practice.  We are a boutique firm specializing in the areas of family law, adoption, and domestic violence.  Additional practice areas include, but are not limited to, guardianship, CINA, simple wills and probate matters.  Preferred applicants will have excellent research, writing and litigation skills and at least 1 – 2 years practice experience, family law experience is ideal.  License to practice law in Alaska required.

All letters of interest will be held in strict confidence.  Please send cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to margaret@fosterrogers.com.

Salary DOE, benefits available.

(Posted 7/22/2015)


Wasilla: Associate Attorney- Denali Law Group 

Seeking Attorney for our Wasilla location. 

Primarily responsible for Guardianships and OPA appointed clients.  Other practice areas include adoptions, family law, and personal injury.  Opportunity to learn and grow with the firm.  We have an Anchorage location, but this position will be in Wasilla.  Salary is DOE.  No medical benefits provided.   View our firm profile at www.denalilaw.com.  Small town practice feel with a heavy mix of variety.

Send Resume and Cover letter to (fax) 907-357-5296 or jmp@denalilaw.com, ATTN: JON-MARC PETERSEN AND/OR ANGIE RODRIGUEZ.

(Posted 7/20/2015)

     Alaska Time Designed and Developed by Tex R Us LLC.