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(Updated 6/25/2015)

 

Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska

The Oil, Gas & Mining section is recruiting for an attorney with commercial litigation experience to serve as a full-time Assistant Attorney General in Anchorage. 

This position will primarily represent and advise the Department of Natural Resources on oil and gas royalties and may also represent the Department of Revenue in property tax litigation. The attorney may have responsibility for drafting and reviewing regulations or legislation. The selected candidate will practice in the state and federal courts, including both trial and appellate courts. Some travel will be necessary. 

Experience in financial and commercial litigation and transactions (specifically in oil and gas law), and in state and federal litigation or administrative proceedings is strongly preferred. An undergraduate background in business or economics is helpful. Applicants must have strong writing and communication skills. 

 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 July 14, 2015. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.

(Posted 6/25/2015)


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)


Alaska: Legal Counsel - ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.

ConocoPhillips is recruiting for an in-house Legal Counsel position.  Applicants must have 5+ years of direct experience in the practice of oil and gas law, regulatory law relevant to the upstream oil and gas industry, and/or handling oil and gas industry-related litigation matters.  Applicants must be licensed to practice in Alaska or a state that grants reciprocity with the State of Alaska.  For a complete list of minimum qualifications, preferred qualifications and how to apply online, please go to: 

http://bit.ly/1BrdR31 

Closing date is June 26, 2015

(Posted 5/28/2015)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Delaney Wiles, Inc.

Delaney Wiles, Inc. has an opening for an associate attorney with experience in civil litigation.  Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and be self-motivated and highly organized.  Salary and benefits are competitive with the market and depend on experience and qualifications.  Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and a writing sample to hal@delaneywiles.com, tjl@delaneywiles.com, and dct@delaneywiles.com

(Posted 5/13/2015)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Richmond & Quinn

Richmond & Quinn, a dynamic and busy civil litigation defense firm, is recruiting for an associate attorney with 3-5 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 can email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to dhinds@richmondquinn.com.

(Posted 5/12/2015)


Fairbanks: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska 

The Child Protection section in the Fairbanks Attorney General’s Office is recruiting for a full-time attorney. The primary responsibility of the attorney will be to handle child-in-need-of-aid cases in Fairbanks. Frequent appearances in Superior Court and extensive trial work are required. The position requires a significant amount of written motion practice and preparation of court orders. The attorney also may be called upon to handle civil commitment hearings and adult guardianship proceedings. Opportunity to work on child welfare policy and participate in special projects aimed at improving the child welfare system in Alaska may be available. Some travel within Alaska will be necessary. 

Attorneys in this section must produce a high volume of work on a daily basis. At least two years trial experience and experience in child abuse or neglect law is highly desired. General criminal and family law experience will also be considered. Candidates must be able to demonstrate effective and appropriate consensus building as well as the willingness and ability to be flexible. The attorney in this position must be a creative thinker, be able to think on his or her feet; be able to work independently and to work well under pressure. The successful candidate should be committed to the child welfare field and be able to work with a variety of people, including the client agency, the general public, and witnesses. 

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 July 14, 2015. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.

(Posted 6/25/2015)


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 administrative and court 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. 

This attorney will also be called upon to provide representation and advice to other state agencies on a variety of matters, including constitutional law claims, the open meetings act, the public records laws, and contract claims. 

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—and retirement and benefits claims 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.

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 July 14, 2015. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.

(Posted 6/25/2015)

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