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(Updated 1/19/2017)

 

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: Staff Attorney - Alaska Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

This position within the ANDVSA Legal Program will provide statewide legal services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.  This is a full-time position based in Anchorage and supervised by the ANDVSA Senior Staff Attorney. 

Major responsibilities include: 

  • Interview and screen prospective clients for eligibility into ANDVSA’s Legal Program.
  • Civil legal representation including case and factual research and appellate work if necessary.
  • Maintain a caseload of civil legal cases, primarily family law and housing (statewide). 
  • Case-conference and coordinate with ANDVSA Legal Program staff regarding case referrals.
  • Provide technical assistance to advocates, attorneys and other professionals. 

Qualifications

  • Law degree and admission to the Alaska bar preferred;
  • Prior experience with family law cases and/or housing cases;
  • Experience in social justice, systems advocacy, and social change work;
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the civil law and practice related to domestic and sexual violence, particularly protection orders, custody, support, divorce and confidentiality, as well as an understanding of the access and representation issues confronted by victims in civil courts;
  • Understanding of issues of cultural and socioeconomic diversity as they apply to domestic and sexual violence prevention, intervention, and services;
  • Creative and critical thinking skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively; substantial computer and legal research skills;
  • Willingness to adhere to ANDVSA's philosophy, policies and procedures;
  • Commitment to the elimination of personal and societal violence;
  • Travel required. 

Salary & Benefits 

Full time attorney will be offered competitive salary, medical benefits, and personal leave benefits.   

Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references in a Word Document or PDF to Katy Soden at ksoden@andvsa.org.  This position is open until filled.  ANDVSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 1/4/2017)


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)


Anchorage: Vice President and General Counsel - Alaska Railroad

Ensures that the ARRC Board of Directors, CEO, management, and employees are provided with sound, professional, and timely legal counsel, guidance, and representation on matters pertaining to the corporation's business, operations, policies, procedures, and litigation to ensure maximum protection of its legal interests and to maintain its operations within the limits prescribed by law.  The General Counsel provides, supervises, or contracts for the full range of effective legal assistance and support required by a modern, multi million dollar railroad corporation.  Areas of general emphasis and responsibility include: transportation law, contracts and procurement, compliance with federal requirements for Federal Transportation Administration  (FTA) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) funded capital projects, civil litigation including mediations and arbitrations, commercial, financial, corporate, taxation, bankruptcy, collection, antitrust compliance, real estate, environmental, personnel, personal injury, property and freight damage claims, worker's compensation, insurance, risk management, intellectual property licensing, and regulatory, governmental and legislative affairs. The General Counsel also oversees ARRC's Risk Management and Police and Security departments and supervises legal department staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school is required.  Membership in the Alaska Bar Association is required.  Must have ten years of multi-faceted civil law experience, preferably in a corporate law department and five years of law office or department management experience.  Litigation and insurance/risk management experience is also desirable.

For more information and to submit an application, go to Workplace Alaska (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Alaska).

(posted 12/13/2016)


Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Ahtna Incorporated

Summary: 

The Associate Attorney will provide advice to support and drive the vision and strategic objectives of Ahtna, Incorporated and its Subsidiaries and help management build comprehensive and dynamic plans and programs.  The Associate Attorney will assist the General Counsel in providing legal and compliance services, including 1) leading the regulatory compliance team, 2) providing direction on statutory and regulatory requirements, implications and risks of business plans, programs, products, and agreements, 3) promoting compliance with laws and regulations application to Ahtna’s businesses, 4) developing and helping implement risk management and preventative strategies. 

Minimum Qualifications

Doctor of Jurisprudence degree (JD) from an accredited United States Law School and 1 to 3 years of experience as an Associate Attorney in a law firm or private company.  Must be a member of the Alaska Bar Association.

Must demonstrate knowledge of legal concepts, applicable federal, state and municipal laws and regulations pertaining to Alaska Native Corporations, corporations generally, corporate ethics and compliance, state business licensing, Federal and state government contracting, construction disputes, contracts, and employee relations.  Must be able to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries and/or complaints.  Must be able to make presentations on complex topics to top management, public groups, associate groups or customer groups.

Interpersonal skills that foster trust, confidence, and business partnering with management and General Counsel.

Application Process

Please visit www.ahtna-inc.com/employment, create a profile and complete our online application or

contact the recruiter, Lisa April, at (907) 868-8228 or lapril@ahtna.net.

(Posted 12/13/2016)


Barrow: Staff Attorney - Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation is seeking a full-time staff attorney for its Barrow office.  Computer proficiency required.  Background working in cross-cultural situa­tions desired.  Duties:  general civil practice with special emphasis on legal issues faced by real property owners to include: probate assistance and estate planning; as well as other Native law issues.  Other duties: work with community groups and in community legal education; regular travel to small communities and rural villages in the North Slope Borough.  

Must be admitted to practice law in Alaska or admitted to practice in another state and eligible for an Alaska bar waiver.  Three to five years legal experience preferred. 

Salary $58,848. — $81,840 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 at ldickey@alsc-law.org

AA/EOE

(Posted 11/15/2016)


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)


Fairbanks: Assistant Attorney General - State of Alaska

The Transportation section is recruiting for a full-time attorney position assigned to the Fairbanks office.  Experience in civil litigation and one or more of the areas of law discussed below is preferred, but not required.  Experience in construction litigation is most desirable, but environmental law experience is also highly preferred. 

The attorney filling a transportation section position will serve as counsel to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and other state agencies regarding a broad range of transportation and construction related issues.  A significant portion of attorney’s time will be devoted to representation of the state in administrative and judicial hearings and appeals.  The attorney will also advise client agencies on issues relating to governmental procurements; construction and intergovernmental contracts; real property acquisition, leasing, and other public land issues; federal regulatory and funding issues related to both highways and airports; environmental issues, including hazardous wastes, contaminated site cleanup, and permitting issues; and drafting regulations and legislation. 

The attorney must be able to work independently on complex matters and possess superior writing and oral communication skills.  It is preferred that applicants have a minimum of five full years of licensed experience. 

Individuals who would like additional information about the position may contact Jeff Stark at (907) 269-5160 or by e-mail at jeff.stark@alaska.gov

Attorneys who applied for this position in response to the November 2016 recruitment notice will automatically be considered for these vacancies and need not resubmit an application. 

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 January 20, 2017. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.

(Posted 1/10/2017)


Juneau: Assistant Attorney General - State of Alaska

The Transportation section is recruiting for a full-time attorney position assigned to the Juneau office.  Experience in civil litigation and one or more of the areas of law discussed below is preferred, but not required.  Experience in construction litigation is most desirable, but environmental law experience is also highly preferred. 

The attorney filling a transportation section position will serve as counsel to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and other state agencies regarding a broad range of transportation and construction related issues.  A significant portion of attorney’s time will be devoted to representation of the state in administrative and judicial hearings and appeals.  The attorney will also advise client agencies on issues relating to governmental procurements; construction and intergovernmental contracts; real property acquisition, leasing, and other public land issues; federal regulatory and funding issues related to both highways and airports; environmental issues, including hazardous wastes, contaminated site cleanup, and permitting issues; and drafting regulations and legislation. 

The attorney must be able to work independently on complex matters and possess superior writing and oral communication skills.  It is preferred that applicants have a minimum of five full years of licensed experience. 

Individuals who would like additional information about the position may contact Jeff Stark at (907) 269-5160 or by e-mail at jeff.stark@alaska.gov.

Attorneys who applied for this position in response to the November 2016 recruitment notice will automatically be considered for these vacancies and need not resubmit an application. 

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 January 20, 2017. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.

(Posted 1/10/2017)


Juneau: Associate General Counsel - Search

Position Summary 
Under the direction of the Vice President/Chief Legal Officer (VP/CLO), the Associate General Counsel is responsible for providing legal services to the organization on a wide array of legal matters, including providing counsel and advice on all aspects related to healthcare provider operations. 
 

Education
A J.D. from an accredited law school and admission to the practice of law in Alaska or eligible for admission by reciprocity. 

Experience
Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience as a practicing attorney in a healthcare environment, health law practice group or law firm.

Knowledge of:

  • General commercial law;
  • Healthcare law, including fraud and abuse, Stark and Anti-Kickback laws and regulations, the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Medicare, Medicaid and other government program laws, regulations and policies.
  • Federal and State statutes and regulations affecting healthcare provider operations;
  • Laws applicable to Tribal Health Organizations, including the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent writing, analytical thinking, and communication skills required.
  • Ability to draft contracts and legal documents of substantial complexity, and familiarity with all manner of general corporate and commercial agreements.
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership, time management and client service skills.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work in a team environment.
  • Highly developed legal analytical skills. Ability to think strategically and creatively, and understand business plans, goals and to relate those plans to legal strategies.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management and staff, and with outside vendors and entities.

Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Kathy Miller at kmiller@searhc.org.  To apply online visit www.searhc.org.

(Posted 11/28/2016)


Kodiak: Trial Attorney - Alaska Public Defender Agency

The Alaska Public Defender Agency is currently hiring a staff attorney for its Kodiak office. Trial attorneys for the Alaska Public Defender Agency provide court-appointed legal representation to indigent individuals in criminal, child-in-need-of-aid, juvenile delinquency and civil commitment cases. The Kodiak Public Defender is a two attorney office.

Applicants must possess outstanding writing and analytical skills and be able to work independently to research and compose legal briefs as well as strong oral advocacy skills and clinical/trial practicum experience. Applicants must be admitted to the Alaska bar, be willing to sit for the next Alaska Bar exam, or be eligible for bar admission by reciprocity. Prior failure of any bar in the U.S. makes a candidate ineligible.

Salary range is extremely competitive and commensurate with experience. Job provides excellent state benefits.

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, legal writing sample of 15 pages or less, and three references by email to Courtney Porter Huff at courtney.porter-huff@alaska.gov. The legal writing sample should reflect the applicant's own work without significant revision from others. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

(Posted 1/3/2017)


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)


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 Palmer and surrounding areas. The case load is heavy and litigation focused.  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. 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 have strong litigation and case management skills as well as strong time management skills.  Candidates must also 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 work well under frequent pressure. The successful candidate will 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. 

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). To be assured of consideration for a position, interested applicants should apply before 4:30 p.m. on January 20, 2017. Applications received after that date will be considered if positions remain available.

(Posted 1/10/2017)

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