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(Updated 9/30/2015)



Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Guess & Rudd P.C.

Guess & Rudd P.C. seeks an associate attorney to work in a busy law firm.  At least two years of litigation or court clerking experience is preferred.  Salary DOE.  Excellent benefits.  Resume, writing sample and references should be mailed to :  Attn:  Managing Shareholder or be mailed to Managing Shareholder,  Guess & Rudd P.C., 510 L Street, Suite 700, Anchorage, AK 99501.  Fax 907-793-2299.  Guess & Rudd P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. 

(Posted 9/30/2015)

Anchorage: Staff Attorney - The Disability Law Center of Alaska

Opportunity to join the disability rights movement with progressive, non-profit public interest law firm. The Disability Law Center of Alaska is seeking a full-time staff attorney to promote and protect the legal and civil rights of Alaskans with disabilities.

The work of the staff attorney will include representing individuals in court, administrative hearings and meetings, developing class action and systems reform litigation, working with agencies and task forces on systems and policy issues, and community education and outreach.

Preferred applicants will have 3 years of legal experience and have accomplished written and oral advocacy skills. Experience specific to disability rights issues is also preferred but not required. Applicants must be licensed in Alaska, be willing to sit for the next Alaska Bar Examination, or be eligible for reciprocity.

Download PDF of full job description at our website

Salary $40k+ doe. Fringe benefits include health, dental, vision, 403(b) plan, and generous personal leave.

 Application Process


  • Cover letter;
  • Application; (download application from our website at
  • Application addendum for Attorney positions; (download application from our website at
  • Resume; and,
  • References.


David C. Fleurant, Executive Director 
3330 Arctic Blvd., Suite 103
Anchorage, AK 99503

Application packet may also be submitted electronically to

The position remains open until filled.

The Disability Law Center of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer. DLC particularly encourages applications from members of minority groups, people with disabilities and others whose backgrounds may contribute to more effective representation of low-income and underserved communities.

       (Posted 9/10/2015)

Anchorage or Juneau: Legal Internship - Office of Administrative Hearings


This is an unpaid position at the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) at either OAH’s Anchorage or Juneau office.  Intern will provide research assistance to the Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) at OAH and will assist with other projects assigned by the Chief or Deputy Chief ALJ, including indexing decisions, preparing information for OAH’s website, and proof-reading decisions.  Perks include a congenial working environment, projects which are intellectually challenging, and an opportunity to sit in on various hearings and mediation sessions held at OAH.  Intern must make at least an eight-week commitment (12 weeks preferred) of between 25-29 hours per week (but not over 130 hours per month).  Housing is not provided and intern would need to arrange for his/her own housing.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample, and three professional references to Kathleen A. Frederick, Chief Administrative Law Judge, Office of Administrative Hearings, 550 W. Seventh Ave., Ste. 1940, Anchorage, AK 99501.

(Posted 8/24/2015)

Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Clapp Peterson Tiemessen Thorsness & Johnson, LLC

Clapp Peterson Tiemessen Thorsness & Johnson, LLC has a position available for an associate attorney with experience in civil litigation.  Successful candidates will be self-motivated and highly organized, with a minimum of two years’ related experience.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Send letter of interest, resume and three professional references to or fax information to (907) 272-9586,  Attn: Administrator. EEO/AA.

(Posted 8/19/2015)

Anchorage: Law Clerk I - Alaska Court System

$3,869.00 Monthly
Closing Date: 9/30/2015

The Alaska Court System (ACS) is accepting applications for a Law Clerk to serve a Superior Court Judge in Anchorage, Alaska.  The position is available from November 2015 through August 2016.  The successful applicant will perform research relating to motions before the court; summarize case files; and prepare memoranda and recommendations.  The position may also organize files, review case files for procedural sufficiency, and review orders and judgments prepared for signature. 

Applications for the law clerk position with the Superior Court judge should be received no later than September 30, 2015. However, the judge may make a job offer prior to the application deadline. 

Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited law school with an LLB or JD. 

Benefits: The ACS provides health insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, 11 paid holidays, leave, Supplemental Benefits System (SBS), and the opportunity to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan.  Travel and moving expenses may be eligible for reimbursement according to the policies of the ACS. 

How to Apply: Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, a brief writing sample not substantially edited by someone else; and two letters of recommendation from law professors or others familiar with the applicant’s work. 

Mail applications to: Alaska Court System, Human Resource Department, 820 W. Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501.
Fax applications to:
(907) 264-8262.
Email applications to:

For more information, visit and select “Information for Prospective Law Clerks.” For general inquiries, please email or call (907) 264-8242.

(Posted 8/17/2015)

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 apply at the following link:

(updated 9/4/2015)

Bethel: Staff Attorney - Alaska Legal Services Corportation, Holistic Defense Project

Alaska Legal Services Corporation is seeking a full-time staff attorney to serve clients in an innovative holistic defense project in its Bethel office. 

ALSC is partnering with the Alaska Public Defender Agency (APDA) to start Alaska’s first holistic defense practice. The ALSC attorney will work with other members of the holistic defense team to help identify and solve clients’ civil legal problems.  The ALSC attorney will provide a wide range of civil legal services to including housing, family law, health law, and juvenile rights issues. 

Bethel is the largest city in western Alaska and serves as an administrative and transportation hub for the surrounding fifty-six villages in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region.  Approximately 85% of Y-K residents are Alaska Native, and many practice a subsistence lifestyle.  The region has few roads, and residents travel by boat, snowmachine, or plane.

Applicants must demonstrate an ability to gain clients’ trust and a commitment to effecting change for them on an individual and systemic level.  The ideal applicant will have a background working in cross-cultural situa­tions.  Duties will include a general civil practice.  Other duties will include working with community groups to build a network of resources for clients; planning and conducting community legal education; and some travel to small communities and rural villages in the region. 

Must be admitted to practice law in Alaska or admitted to practice in another state and eligible for an Alaska bar waiver. Computer proficiency required.   Salary $53,592 — $76,320, annually, DOE.  Generous benefits and leave package, plus partial reimbursement of relocation expenses provided.  To apply, submit resume, writing sample, and references by email to:

Leigh Dickey, Rural Supervising Attorney



Position open until filled.

(Posted 9/8/2015)

Juneau: Legislative Counsel - Legislative Affairs Agency

The position of Legislative Counsel in the Division of Legal Services for the Legislative Affairs Agency is available.  This is a full time position.  The position is located in Juneau, AK.  The person hired must be admitted to the Alaska State Bar.  The position is in the exempt service and is subject to certain restrictions on partisan political activity.  The salary is Range 23 ($7,340 per month) of the state salary schedule for Juneau exempt employees, and may be negotiable up to Range 24 ($7,853 per month) depending on experience.  General Duties include:

  1. drafting legislation and amendments to legislation while taking into account form and style, legal problems, relationship to existing law, etc.;
  2. providing opinions on legal issues to legislators and committees;
  3. assisting the revisor of statutes in editorial work relating to publication of the Alaska Statutes; and
  4. other duties as may be assigned.

Preference will be given to applicants with superior writing skills and knowledge of constitutional and legal principles.  Familiarity with Alaska Statutes, Alaska Rules of Court, the Alaska Manual of Legislative Drafting, and the Uniform Rules of the Alaska Legislature is desirable. 

Interested applicants need to send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample.  

Applications must be received at the below address by 5:00 pm on Monday, August 31, 2015:

Legislative Affairs Agency
Personnel Office
State Capitol, 120 4th St., Room 3
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Fax (907) 465-6557

(Posted 8/3/2015)

Palmer:  Associate Attorney – Law Offices of Kenneth J. Goldman, P.C.

The Law Offices of Kenneth J. Goldman has an opening for a full-time associate attorney.  We are an established firm, located in Palmer.  Primary areas of practice are family law (divorce, custody, child support, adoption), domestic violence, criminal defense, and personal injury.  The ideal applicant will have 2-5 years of Alaska experience.  Strong writing, research and litigation skills are required, as well as computer skills.  Salary is DOE.  Please send resume and writing sample to

(Posted 8/27/2015)

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