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(Updated 2/17/2017)

 

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

Guess & Rudd P.C. seeks an associate attorney to work in a busy law firm.  Litigation, natural resources, or court clerking experience is preferred.  Salary DOE.  Excellent benefits.  Resume, writing sample and references should be mailed to law@guessrudd.com:  Attn:  Managing Shareholder or be mailed to Managing Shareholder,  Guess & Rudd P.C.,1029 W. 3rd Avenue, Suite 400 Anchorage, AK 99501.  Fax 907-793-2299.  Guess & Rudd P.C. is an equal opportunity employer. 

(Posted 2/15/2017)


Anchorage: Attorney I/II - Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.

Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc. (CITC) has an opening for an Attorney I/II.  CITC is a tribal nonprofit organization providing an array of support services to Alaska Native and American Indian people residing in the Cook Inlet Region. The Attorney I/II is a developmental position designed to grow in depth and breadth from Attorney I to Attorney II, with starting level determined based on education and experience upon hire. The position is designed to work toward more complex analysis, drafting and other support to CITC’s Chief Legal Officer. The primary function of this position is to provide support to CITC’s Chief Legal Officer in the delivery of in-house legal services to CITC departments and subsidiaries. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor or equivalent degree and active membership in the Alaska Bar Association.
  • Attorney I:  Recent graduate to four years of experience in the practice of law, or relevant experience.
  • Attorney II: Minimum four years of experience in the practice of law, or relevant experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with contracts, risk management, and legislative process. 
  • Experience in ANCSA/Indian law, P.L. 93-638 and P.L. 102-477.
  • Knowledge of tribal/state/federal relations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social, health, educational, training, and cultural needs of the Alaska Native and American Indian community.

Please visit http://citci.org/citc-careers/ for full position description and to submit your application/resume.

(Posted 2/14/2017)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney - 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.  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. 

 Please email tlgb@aklaw.pro.

(Posted 2/14/2017)


Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska 

The Environmental Section is recruiting for a full-time attorney position located in Anchorage.  The attorney will represent the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation on a variety of transactional, administrative, and litigation matters relating primarily to the agency’s Division of Spill Prevention and Response, Division of Air Quality and Division of Water.  The caseload would likely include agency advice, contaminated sites, oil spills, cost recovery, project permitting, permit compliance, oil spill contingency plans, and appeals of agency decisions.  The attorney may also assist in the development of regulations and legislation and with responses to requests for public records.  Two full years of licensed practice and experience in civil litigation or administrative law are preferred.  Strong writing skills are important.

For additional information about this position, contact Steve Mulder at (907) 269-5274 or by email at Steve.Mulder@alaska.gov 

Interested candidates must submit a complete resume package as described on the announcement (http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html). To be assured of consideration for a position, interested applicants should apply before 4:30 p.m. on February 24, 2017. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.

(Posted 2/9/2017)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Farley & Graves, PC

The law firm of Farley & Graves, PC 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 experience in handling depositions, written discovery, motion practice, court proceedings and trial. Prior insurance defense, civil litigation and/or worker’s compensation experience is preferred. Competitive salary and benefits package offered.  Please fax cover letter and resume to 274-5111.    

(Posted 1/5/2017)


Anchorage: Attorney

Experienced lawyer with an established practice looking for a new home. Our office is well staffed, technologically up to speed, has great views, works well together, and has a solid, long-standing commercial/insurance defense/construction/employment (management)/workers’ compensation defense practice. If you want to get the most out of your work days in the company of those who will try their best to help you succeed, then reply to dfreeman@hwb-law.com with your resume and contact information.

(Posted 1/3/2017)


Anchorage: Associate General Counsel - First National Bank Alaska

First National Bank Alaska, a well-respected local company serving Alaskans since 1922 is seeking an Associate General Counsel. An excellent in-house opportunity that advises bank officers about laws and regulations governing the bank’s activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school
  • Three years private practice law experience
  • Licensed to practice law in Alaska or be able to become licensed in Alaska if hired

Application Process:

Please visit https://www.fnbalaska.com/about-fnba/employment to review the complete job posting, create a profile and complete our online application.

(Posted 12/20/2016)


Bethel: Native Law Staff Attorney - Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (“ALSC”) is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide legal services to Association of Village Council Presidents (“AVCP”) member Tribes and tribal members. This position primarily involves representation of tribal clients in state child welfare proceedings and enforcing the Indian Child Welfare Act, and may also involve litigating other Native law matters on behalf of AVCP Tribes and tribal members. The Bethel ICWA attorney will be housed within the AVCP ICWA department, but will be supervised and supported by ALSC staff.  Travel to both rural and urban areas may be required. 

ALSC is a private, nonprofit law firm that provides high-quality free civil legal assistance to low-income Alaskans.  ALSC supports 11 offices that collectively serve every community in Alaska.

The Bethel ICWA attorney will be expected to manage a caseload of state court child in need of aid cases and will also have the opportunity to participate in appellate and impact litigation. A successful applicant will have a background in communicating and interacting effectively in cross-cultural situa­tions, and a commitment to race equity work. 

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, and be computer proficient (Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet, e-mail and data entry).  Familiarity with Alaska Native issues desired.  

Salary $58,848 – $81,840 per year DOE. Generous leave and benefits package, including partial reimbursement of relocation expenses, provided. Position will be open until filled. 

Preference in hiring given to Alaska Native and Native American applicants. 

To apply, send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and professional references to:

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

(Posted 2/8/2017)


Bethel: Associate General Counsel - The Association of Village Council Presidents

The Association of Village Council Presidents, a non profit organization in Bethel, AK is currently recruiting for an Associate General Counsel.
 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent Benefits
  • 12 Paid Holidays  and 18 days personal leave in the first year
  • Employer paid Health Care for you
  • Retirement Plan with employer contribution after 90 days of service 

Summary: The Associate General Counsel is responsible for typical in-house counsel duties, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts; advising departments in the areas of human resource management, compliance, and risk management; and maintaining and updating corporate governance records. The Associate General Counsel’s duties also include providing advice and legal analysis to a wide range of social services departments (from child welfare to transportation); helping to ensure federal and state grant compliance; and researching and engaging the foremost native law issues (from lands into trust to subsistence rights). Opportunities for travel throughout the region by air, water, or ice are available.

Applicants must be admitted to practice law in Alaska, or able to become admitted to practice law in Alaska within one (1) year of hire. Three (3) years of experience in corporate, non-profit, or Native law preferred. Cold weather tolerance or substantial winter gear strongly recommended.

Contact AVCP’s Human Resources Department at 800-478-3521 for an application, to submit your resume or more information.  Review our job description at www.avcp.org

Per Public Law 93-638 (Indian Self Determination & Education Assistance Act) qualified Alaskan Natives/ American Indians are given preference but candidates from all backgrounds are welcome to apply. 

(Posted 2/7/2017)


FairbanksLaw Clerk – Downes, Tallerico, & Schwalm Law Firm, LLC

A successful, fast paced general practice law firm, is seeking a Law Clerk. The work will involve research and writing, interviewing clients and witnesses, and assisting attorneys in court. Applicants must be law school graduates, but do not have to be members of the Alaska Bar Association. Applicants must have excellent academic credentials or work experience, as well as research and writing skills. Judicial clerkship or Law Review experience is strongly preferred. Pay depends on experience. Looking to fill the position as soon as possible. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Gregg Heminger at gregg@goldenheartlaw.com.

(Posted 2/17/2017)

 

 


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 gregg@goldenheartlaw.com.

(Posted 2/17/2017)


Fairbanks: Assistant Borough Attorney – Fairbanks North Star Borough 

The Fairbanks North Star Borough is recruiting to fill an assistant borough attorney position.  The attorney selected for this position will be responsible in performing a wide variety of legal research, providing legal opinions, and making court appearances on behalf of the Borough and the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Borough Attorney, with technical independence in litigation and in legal research.  

TYPICAL DUTIES: 

1.   Provides legal advice to Mayor, Assembly, and Boards & Commissions on a regular or as needed basis which may require attendance at evening meetings. 

2.   Direct client counseling of Borough and School District staff members in order to solve a wide range of legal problems arising from Borough and School District operations. 

3.   Drafts legislation to be introduced before the Borough Assembly. 

4.   May be required to act as Borough Attorney during absences of the Borough Attorney 

5.   Prepares and reviews contracts, leases and other documents for use by the Borough. 

6.   Prepares legal opinions concerning correct procedures, statutory interpretation and status of the law; submits opinions to the Borough Attorney prior to release. 

7.   Prepares research memoranda for use by the Borough Attorney relative to complex legal questions. 

8.   Represents the Borough and School District in litigation before State and Federal courts; prepares pleadings and briefs, interviews witnesses; investigates claims against or on behalf of the Borough; appears as trial attorney; prepares motions; negotiates settlements; etc.  

For a complete job description and to submit a Borough application, please visit: https://www.applitrack.com/fnsb/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Professional+Exempt&AppliTrackJobId=1163&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1

(Posted 2/7/2017)


Fairbanks: 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 kmo@cplawak.com or fax information to (907)479-7966.  EEO/AA.

(Posted 1/11/2017)


Kodiak: Medical-Legal Partnership Attorney- AmeriCorps

New Mexico Legal Aid has received a multi-state grant from AmeriCorps to host one-year AmeriCorps members to facilitate the medical-legal partnership (MLP) program serving American Indians and Alaskan Natives throughout the US. 14 members will be recruited throughout the US as follows: six attorneys in Alaska (Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kodiak, Kenai, Nome, Sitka), four attorneys in Oklahoma (Oklahoma City), and one attorney in each Arizona (Phoenix), Nebraska (Omaha), New Mexico (Albuquerque) and Utah (Montezuma Creek). The attorney selected will be housed at host site’s local office. AmeriCorps Member will ideally begin as soon as possible and be in place for one year. Members may be eligible to continue their service for two additional one-year terms. Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) will be the host site for the Alaska fellows. 

A complete position description with additional information and application instructions can be found at http://www.alsc-law.org/job-opportunities/

(Posted 1/3/2017)


Nome: Medical-Legal Partnership Attorney- AmeriCorps

New Mexico Legal Aid has received a multi-state grant from AmeriCorps to host one-year AmeriCorps members to facilitate the medical-legal partnership (MLP) program serving American Indians and Alaskan Natives throughout the US. 14 members will be recruited throughout the US as follows: six attorneys in Alaska (Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kodiak, Kenai, Nome, Sitka), four attorneys in Oklahoma (Oklahoma City), and one attorney in each Arizona (Phoenix), Nebraska (Omaha), New Mexico (Albuquerque) and Utah (Montezuma Creek). The attorney selected will be housed at host site’s local office. AmeriCorps Member will ideally begin as soon as possible and be in place for one year. Members may be eligible to continue their service for two additional one-year terms. Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) will be the host site for the Alaska fellows. 

A complete position description with additional information and application instructions can be found at http://www.alsc-law.org/job-opportunities/

(Posted 1/3/2017)


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

Seeking a lawyer to fill a part-time position (flexible hours).  Desired candidate will have litigation experience, preferably in the area of family law, criminal law, and/or personal injury.  Please fax cover letter and resume to 907/746-2340. 

(Posted 1/19/2017)

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