Attorney Employment Opportunities
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Anchorage: Bar Counsel - Alaska Bar Association
Bar counsel is primarily responsible for the supervision of the seven person Discipline Section of the Bar Association. The Section reviews 200 to 300 grievances a year and decides which matters should be investigated and, if necessary, prosecuted.
Bar counsel serves as general counsel for the Bar Association with these additional responsibilities: 1) supervision of the fee arbitration process; 2) staff liaison to the Ethics Committee, the Alaska Rules of Professional Conduct Committee, and the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection Committee; 3) appointment of trustee counsel for deceased or unavailable lawyers; 4) attorney disability matters; 5) admissions litigation; 6) informal ethics guidance; 7) presenting ethics CLEs, and 8) other projects as assigned by the Board of Governors. View a detailed explanation of bar counsel responsibilities.
Bar counsel must be admitted to the practice of law in Alaska. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and the contact information for three references to Executive Director Deborah O’Regan, Alaska Bar Association, 840 K Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, Alaska 99501 to be received no later than May 4, 2015.
The Alaska Bar Association has medical, dental, and vision benefits in addition to a 401K program. Salary will depend on experience. The Bar Association is an equal opportunity employer.
Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Walker & Eakes LLC
Walker & Eakes LLC has an opening for an associate attorney with experience in civil litigation. Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills as well as self-motivated and highly organized. Wage and benefits are competitive with the market and depend on experience and qualifications. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, three professional references and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anchorage: General Counsel - Tatitlek Corporation
The General Counsel reports to the President and has responsibility for all legal matters of the corporation, enterprise risk management, and real estate and property strategy and management. Serves as the chief legal advisor to The Tatitlek Corporation and its subsidiaries by ensuring that the corporation is operating within the law at all times and management is well informed of legal, regulatory and ethical standards in order to make responsible decisions. Significant depth of senior level experience in the legal and real estate fields are a necessity. Supervises staff attorney, director of real estate and properties, risk manager, and other staff as assigned.
- Alaska Bar Admission required.
- Minimum of 15 years experience in a law firm or a corporate law department.
- Minimum of 5 years experience in real estate transactions and management.
- Significant depth of senior level experience in the legal and real estate fields are required.
- California Bar Admission a plus.
Interested personnel should send their resumes, with Anchorage jobs – Job Title of interest (e.g. – Anchorage jobs – General Counsel ) on the subject line to email@example.com.
For more information please visit our website careers page: www.tatitlek.com
Native preference applies pursuant PL93-638.
The Tatitlek Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veterans status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or any other status protected by law.
Anchorage: Litigation Associate - Holland & Knight
The Anchorage office of Holland & Knight has an immediate need for a litigation associate with 2-3 years of commercial litigation experience. The candidate must have immediate transferable skills, a strong academic background that includes journal membership and excellent research and writing skills. Strong computer skills and an interest in e-discovery are particularly desirable. Holland & Knight’s litigation department possesses a collegial atmosphere and provides its attorneys with tangible opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Alaska Bar Membership required. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript to: Bronagh Fay at Bronagh.Fay@hklaw.com. Direct applicants only - no search firm submissions. EOE. M/F/D/V
Anchorage: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska
The Executive Office of the Attorney General, Anchorage, is recruiting for a full-time attorney.
This position will report to the Attorney General on primarily oil and gas matters, including the development of a gas pipeline from Alaska’s North Slope. The position will assist with issues integral to Alaska’s economic future. The selected candidate may be involved with the development of policy, negotiation of complex contracts, drafting or review of regulations or legislation, and litigation before regulatory agencies and in state and federal courts. Frequent travel will be necessary.
Experience with oil and gas law, financial and commercial transactions, and litigation in state and federal court and administrative proceedings is strongly preferred. An undergraduate background or experience in engineering or business is helpful. Applicants must have strong writing and communication skills. A broad range of experience levels will be considered to find a candidate best suited to working directly with the Attorney General.
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 April 15, 2015. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.
Anchorage: Associate General Counsel - Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI)
Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) is currently recruiting for a full-time Associate General Counsel.
The Associate General Counsel provides legal advice to and representation of CIRI, including its operating departments and subsidiaries (collectively, the “Company”), in its ordinary and special activities, to ensure maximum protection of its legal rights and to minimize its exposure to liabilities.
J.D. or LL.M. from an accredited, first or second tier law school with a strong academic record. Three years in the active practice of law including relevant experience in business transactional, land and resource subject matters; or any combination of training and experience that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities. Must possess an active Alaska Bar Association license in good standing or have the ability to obtain such a license within one year.
To review the complete job description, as well as other jobs available, or to apply please go to www.ciri.com.
CIRI Shareholders are strongly encouraged to apply.
Anchorage: Attorney - Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc.
Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. is recruiting for an experienced commercial litigation attorney, who can also handle transactional matters, to join our current team of seven full-time and two of-counsel attorneys. The firm’s primary focus is civil litigation; however our practice areas are diverse, ranging from defense of complex liability claims to day-to-day counsel on business issues. As one of the oldest and most respected law firms in Alaska, Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon, Inc. is seeking an attorney who can provide the high quality legal representation our clients have come to expect. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Management Committee by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bethel: Associate General Counsel - 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 Attorney.
- 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, under the oversight of the General Counsel for AVCP, and working independently or in a team setting, provides direct legal representation and assistance to Tribal governments of the AVCP member villages on village initiatives, and in administrative proceedings and court cases. Additionally, the Associate General Counsel is the first point of contact for employment and contract agreements for AVCP
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.
Delta Junction and Tok: Magistrate Judge II
MAGISTRATE JUDGE II - MINIMUM SALARY: $5,240.00 MONTHLY
The Alaska Court System invites applications from qualified individuals to serve as a Magistrate Judge II for the Delta Junction and Tok courts. The successful applicant may choose either location as their domicile. The incumbent will be required to travel between Delta Junction and Tok on a regular basis to conduct hearings and/or trials and will occasionally be called upon to provide coverage for other interior court locations with similar or less complex caseloads. Under general direction of the Presiding Judge and Area Court Administrator, incumbent will conduct minor offense/misdemeanor arraignments, bail hearings, felony first appearances, preliminary hearings, changes of plea, jury and bench trials, extradition proceedings, and review domestic violence/stalking ex-parte petitions. The incumbent will be required to perform some clerical and accounting duties.
Magistrate Judges are appointed to a four-year term and serve a one-year probationary period. Following successful completion of the probationary period, an incumbent may only be removed from office for cause. A Magistrate Judge may be reappointed to additional four-year terms.
Qualifications: Citizen of the U.S. and State of Alaska; at least 21 years old; and a resident of Alaska for at least six months immediately preceding appointment. Valid Alaska Driver’s License required.
To Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, comprehensive resume, writing sample (up to 10 pages), and a list of three professional references to: ACS Human Resources, 820 W. Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501; or fax 907-264-8262; or email email@example.com by Monday, May 4, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Applicants invited to interview will be required to provide information regarding their involvement in any legal proceedings in which they were a party in a non-representative capacity, and undergo a background and credit check. Please visit http://courts.alaska.gov/hr/index.htm for more information.
Dillingham: Staff Attorney - Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Alaska Legal Services Corporation has an opening for a full-time attorney in Dillingham, to provide estate planning services to Bristol Bay Native Association tribal members with an interest in restricted property. Estate planning services may include advice, research, investigation, and drafting and execution of wills, advance health care directives, and powers of attorney, and other documents necessary to meet a member’s estate planning needs. The attorney will create and distribute educational materials addressing estate planning, fractionation and probate, and conduct outreach efforts including travel to Bristol Bay villages and hosting clinics to encourage restricted property owners to draft wills and address fractionation.
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. Computer proficiency required, (Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet, e-mail and data entry). Experience working or
living in cross-cultural settings preferred.
Preference in hiring given to Native American applicants.
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 to:
Leigh Dickey, Rural Supervising Attorney
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
AA/EOE. Position open until filled.
Superior Court Law Clerk -
Alaska Court System
Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley is accepting applications for the law clerk position in Nome for the 2015-16 clerkship. The position will likely begin in August. For general information on Alaska law clerkships please go to: http://courts.alaska.gov/hr/prosclerk.htm
The Nome clerkship has two unique functions to perform in addition to traditional law clerk duties:
1. Deputy Magistrate. The Nome law clerk will be appointed as deputy magistrate so applicants should be a resident of Alaska for six months immediately preceding the clerkship. The law clerk will serve one weekend a month as the arraigning judge.
2. Youth Court. The Nome law clerk will work with the Nome Youth Court as either the legal advisor or possibly the director.