Attorney Employment Opportunities
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Anchorage: Project Attorney - Alaska Judicial Council
The Alaska Judicial Council is accepting applications for a Project Attorney to support the work of the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission established by AS 44.19.641. This is a professional position with a wide variety of responsibilities and challenges. This position is scheduled to work 37.5 hours per week beginning July 1, 2016 and authorized through June 30, 2021.
- Organize and schedule meetings, prepare minutes documenting the work of the Commission and its working groups, and otherwise assist the commissioners in their duties;
- Review existing and proposed legislation or regulations relating to criminal justice procedures and sentencing;
- Analyze and make recommendations concerning proposed laws and regulations; review to assure constitutionality and absence of conflict with other laws;
- Draft legislation or regulations relating to criminal justice procedures and sentencing;
- Prepare annual and special reports documenting the Commission’s work;
- Evaluate potential effects of proposed legislation, procedural changes, and recommendations;
- Design and assist in conducting research studies;
- Develop appropriate systems to efficiently accomplish the duties of the position.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school and membership in the Alaska Bar Association. Preferred: One year of legal or justice system-related research experience.
Minimum Annual Salary: $68,964.00. Benefits include membership in the Public Employees Retirement System; medical and dental coverage for employee and eligible dependents; Basic Life Insurance with additional coverage available; 11 holidays; personal leave accrual; Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan (SBS); Alaska Deferred Compensation Plan (optional).
How to Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample not substantially edited by someone else (5-10 pages), and three professional references.
Send applications to:
Alaska Judicial Council
510 L Street, Suite 450
Anchorage, AK 99501
Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
Anchorage: Family Law Attorney - Dan Allan & Associates
Law Offices of Dan Allan & Associates has a position available for an associate attorney with experience in Family Law. Successful candidate will be self-motivated and organized. Salary depending on experience. Interested applicants should send a resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anchorage: Attorney - Dillon & Findley
Dillon & Findley is seeking attorneys interested in working hard for their clients. Extensive civil litigation experience, including researching and drafting complex motions, conducting written discovery, taking depositions, trial preparation, and a great sense of humor preferred. Must be an independent thinker interested in working collaboratively to "get it right." Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
A competitive salary, bonus and benefits package is offered. Please reply with cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and writing sample to: Dillon & Findley, 1049 W. 5th Ave., Suite 200, Anchorage, AK 99501 or to email to: email@example.com.
Anchorage: Attorney Chair - Workers Compensation Appeals Commission
The State of Alaska invites applications from qualified attorneys interested in serving as Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Commission. The commission has jurisdiction to hear appeals from final decisions and orders of the Workers’ Compensation Board. The commission’s office is located in Anchorage.
The chair is a full-time state employee who serves as the executive officer of the commission. The chair presides over hearings, rules on questions of procedure, advises commissioners on matters of law, and reports on the work of the commission.
Members of the commission, including the chair, are appointed by the Governor from a list of qualified applicants provided by the Chief Administrative Law Judge of the Office of Administrative Hearings. Appointments are subject to legislative confirmation. The term of service is five years. Members may be reappointed. This vacancy has resulted from the retirement of the Chair. A more complete description of this position can be found at: https://aws.state.ak.us/OnlinePublicNotices/Notices/View.aspx?id=181368
Applications will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016. To apply for the chair position, a candidate must submit a completed application form, together with a letter of interest, a writing sample conforming to the instructions in the application form, and a current certificate of good standing from the Alaska Bar Association.
Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Boyd, Chandler & Falconer, LLP
Boyd, Chandler & Falconer, LLP seeks an associate attorney with 3-8 years’ experience for commercial litigation and transactional work. Strong writing, legal research and interpersonal skills required. Knowledge of municipal law, construction, oil & gas, ANCSA, and land law a plus. Salary DOE. Excellent Benefits.
Please email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anchorage: Attorney - Hozubin, Moberly, Lynch & Associates
Hozubin, Moberly, Lynch & Associates is seeking an attorney with a minimum of 10 years of relevant civil defense litigation experience, to include all aspects of civil litigation, such as researching and drafting complex motions, conducting written discovery, taking depositions, and extensive experience in trial work. Must be currently licensed to practice law in Alaska, present a professional appearance and demeanor, have strong written and oral communication skills, be able to work independently or with other attorneys and/or paralegals, and communicate well with clients and staff. A competitive salary, bonus and benefits package is offered. Please reply with cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and writing sample to: Megan Follett, Hozubin, Moberly, Lynch & Associates, 711 M Street, Suite 2, Anchorage, Alaska 99501 or e-mail to: email@example.com.
Anchorage: Part-time Contract Attorney - RCO Legal, P.S.
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.
Apply here: https://www.hirebridge.com/v3/application/applink.aspx?cid=6505&jid=390352
Anchorage: Alaska Fellow - Native American Rights Fund
The Native American Rights Fund (NARF) in Anchorage, Alaska is seeking applicants with a strong background in federal Indian law and public service for a two-year fellowship as NARF’s Alaska Fellow.
JOB SUMMARY: Proactively seek out and creatively develop, lead, and implement projects or litigation that advances tribal sovereignty in Alaska; work with NARF Staff Attorneys and NARF clients in all aspects of complex impact litigation, including factual and legal research, discovery, motion practice, trials, appeals, and amicus briefs; identify and research tribal sovereignty issues, and write demand letters, legal memoranda, and advocacy letters; represent NARF before various community and stakeholder groups; possibly build and lead coalitions with diverse stakeholders and work in partnership with other organizations.
QUALIFICATIONS: J.D. from an ABA accredited law school; a license to practice law in Alaska or the ability to be admitted by reciprocity or intention to sit for either the July 2016 or February 2017 bar exams; experience working with American Indian or Alaska Native tribes.
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $52,000 plus generous benefits.
Position is for two years only and is not a guarantee of full-time NARF employment after the end of the fellowship.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit resume with application letter and names and addresses of three references no later than Friday, May 20, 2016 to Jill Rush, Office Manager at Native American Rights Fund, 745 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 502, Anchorage, AK 99501 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NARF is a non-profit national Indian law firm that provides legal representation to American Indian and Alaska Native tribes throughout the United States. NARF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Native Americans and Alaska Natives are strongly encouraged to apply.
Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Banker Law Group, PC
Banker Law Group, PC is seeking an attorney to assist in a busy civil litigation practice. Prior trial experience or exceptional law school performance is preferred. This associate needs to have solid writing and research skills with the willingness to produce a high volume of work on a daily basis. Salary based upon experience. Bonuses based upon performance.
Please fax cover letter and resume to (907) 222-2909.
Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Jermain, Dunnagan & Owens
Jermain, Dunnagan & Owens is accepting applications for an associate with school law and labor and employment experience. A strong academic performance, and excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills are required. The candidate must have at least two years of legal experience. Applicants must be an actively licensed Member of the Alaska Bar Association in Good Standing. We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits, and opportunities for a rewarding career.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three professional references to Tanya Wood, Legal Administrator, email@example.com, 3000 A Street, Suite. 300, Anchorage, AK 99503.
Anchorage: Corporate Counsel - Coastal Villages Region Fund
Coastal Villages Region Fund is currently seeking applications for a Corporate Counsel to work at our Corporate Office in Anchorage, Alaska. The Corporate Counsel is responsible for ensuring CVRF’s compliance with a wide range of requirements, including business and maritime regulations and requirements, business contracts and agreements, human resources requirements, etc. This includes: interacting and supporting legal aspects relating to vessel operation, participating in working with insurers regarding vessel claims, helping to support vessel staff as to legal relationships with venders and other third parties, providing personnel matter assistance, assisting in responding to claims relating to employment practices, ensuring the protection of intellectual property, reviewing and/or drafting business contracts, vessel contracts, crew member contracts, and other legal assignments necessary for CVRF to fulfill its mission, monitoring CVRF’s non-profit status or activities related to same, managing corporate compliance issues with federal or state requirements, and assisting in matters as identified by the Executive Team, including interaction with the Board of Directors, maintaining relationships with member communities, and compliance issues relating to CVRF’s governing body. The Corporate Counsel will work closely with CVRF’s General Counsel to coordinate and perform their responsibilities. Some moderate travel is required.
TO APPLY: Please view this site for the whole list of requirements and skills required for this position. https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1210355.
Bethel: Assistant District Attorney – State of Alaska
The Bethel District Attorney’s Office is recruiting to fill a full-time assistant district attorney position. This lively office is responsible for prosecution of criminal cases in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and Interior Alaska. The position requires frequent court appearances in the superior and district courts in Bethel and the surrounding villages. There is significant trial work, including pre-trial motion practice. There are opportunities for travel to some of the 64 communities in the area, and some travel may be required in connection with trial work in other court locations. This is an excellent placement for a person who enjoys outdoor activities, one who is interested in indigenous cultures, or one who seeks a culturally diverse environment.
The Bethel office provides ample opportunity to acquire experience in a wide variety of criminal prosecutions, both misdemeanor and felony, in a short period of time. Assistant district attorneys who fulfill a two year commitment in a rural location are given preference to transfer to other district attorney offices in the state as vacancies occur. A rural commitment is a great way to acquire a variety of experience that is highly valued within the division.
For application instructions, please visit http://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs.html.
Bethel: Associate General Counsel - The Assiciation 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 AVCP Officers, executives, and personnel, and advises AVCP’s member village tribes in tribal matters. 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.
Fairbanks: Associate Attorney - Clapp Peterson Tiemessen Thorsness & Johnson
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or fax information to (907)479-7966. EEO/AA.
Fairbanks: Attorney - Gazewood & Weiner
The law offices of Gazewood & Weiner is seeking a temporary attorney in the areas of divorce and criminal law. Experience in divorce and criminal law is preferred but mentoring is available. Offices are in Anchorage and Fairbanks but the position would be in Fairbanks. The position may become a permanent position. Email resumes to Jason@fairbanksaklaw.com.
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 in this position is to handle child-in-need-of-aid cases in Fairbanks. The case load is heavy and focused on litigation. The position requires extensive superior court trial work and a significant amount of written motion practice. The attorney in this position also may be called upon to handle civil commitment hearings and adult guardianship proceedings. The attorney may also have the opportunity to work on child welfare policy and participate in special projects aimed at improving the child welfare system in Alaska. Some travel within Alaska will be necessary.
Attorneys in this section produce a high volume of work on a daily basis. At least two years of 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 have strong litigation, case management, and time management skills. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate effective and appropriate consensus building and a willingness to be flexible. The position requires an attorney who is a creative thinker, able to think and make decisions quickly, and able to work independently and well under pressure. The successful candidate will be committed to the child welfare field and able to work with a variety of people, including the client agency, the general public and witnesses.
For additional information about this position, contact Carla Erickson at (907) 269-5140.
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 4, 2016. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.
Juneau: Legal Intern - City & Borough of Juneau
The City & Borough of Juneau’s (CBJ) Law Department is currently seeking two volunteer legal interns for its Criminal and Civil Sections. The CBJ Law Department offices are located in the heart of Alaska's Capital City, and within walking distance of the Dimond Courthouse.
The legal intern will provide professional assistance to the municipal prosecutors and municipal civil attorneys.
Only 2L students are eligible to apply for the criminal intern position. Both 1L and 2L students may apply for the civil intern position.
Must comply with Alaska Bar Rule 44 – Legal Intern
Must provide proof of U.S. citizenship
Open until filled.
Minimum Weeks Required:
Must be available for at least nine weeks between June 1 – August 15, 2016. Office hours are 8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.
Submit: Cover letter, resume, official law school transcript, legal writing sample, dates when available, and preferred contact method (phone and/or email information) to:
City & Borough of Juneau Law Department
Attn: Amy Mead, Municipal Attorney
155 S. Seward Street
Juneau, AK 99801
You are encouraged to contact the CBJ Law Department directly at (907) 586-0270
Kenai: Associate Attorney - Gilman & Associates LLC
Gilman & Associates LLC is seeking an associate attorney to join its firm in Kenai. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Alaska. This associate needs to have good writing and research skills with the willingness to handle civil and criminal litigation. Salary will depend upon experience.
Please fax cover letter and resume to (907) 283-2009.
Palmer: Assistant Attorney General – State of Alaska
The Child Protection section in the Palmer Attorney General’s Office is recruiting for a full-time attorney. The primary responsibility of the attorney in this position is to handle child-in-need-of-aid cases in either Palmer. The case load is heavy and focused on litigation. This position requires extensive superior court trial work and a significant amount of written motion practice. The attorney in this position also may be called upon to handle civil commitment hearings and adult guardianship proceedings. The attorneys may also have the opportunity to work on child welfare policy and participate in special projects aimed at improving the child welfare system in Alaska. Some travel within Alaska will be necessary.
Attorneys in this section produce a high volume of work on a daily basis. At least two years of 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 have strong litigation, case management, and time management skills. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate effective and appropriate consensus building and a willingness to be flexible. These positions require an attorney who is a creative thinker, able to think and make decisions quickly, and able to work independently and well under pressure. The successful candidates should be committed to the child welfare field and able to work with a variety of people, including the client agency, the general public and witnesses.
For additional information about this position, contact Carla Erickson at (907) 269-5140.
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 May 20, 2016. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.
Sitka: Municipal Attorney - City & Borough of Sitka
City and Borough of Sitka seeks Municipal Attorney. Salary to $125,000 or DOQ/E. Requires Alaska Bar membership, graduation from an accredited college or university with a law degree, and extensive experience in civil law practice. Municipal practice and prosecution experience preferred. Reports to Mayor and 6-member Assembly elected at-large. This is a contracted position.
A complete job description is available at www.cityofsitka.com. Please send or fax letter of interest, resumes and references to: City and Borough of Sitka, Human Resources, 100 Lincoln Street, Sitka, Alaska 99835, Fax (907) 747-1846, email@example.com or call (907)747-1816 for any questions. Applications first review after June 10, 2016. Open until filled. EOE