Attorney Employment Opportunities
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Anchorage or Juneau: Legal Internship - Office of Administrative Hearings
This is an unpaid position at the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) at either OAH’s Anchorage or Juneau office. Intern will provide research assistance to the Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) at OAH and will assist with other projects assigned by the Chief or Deputy Chief ALJ, including indexing decisions, preparing information for OAH’s website, and proof-reading decisions. Perks include a congenial working environment, projects which are intellectually challenging, and an opportunity to sit in on various hearings and mediation sessions held at OAH. Intern must make at least an eight-week commitment (12 weeks preferred) of between 25-29 hours per week (but not over 130 hours per month). Housing is not provided and intern would need to arrange for his/her own housing. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample, and three professional references to Kathleen A. Frederick, Chief Administrative Law Judge, Office of Administrative Hearings, 550 W. Seventh Ave., Ste. 1940, Anchorage, AK 99501.
Anchorage: 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 email@example.com or fax information to (907) 272-9586, Attn: Administrator. EEO/AA.
Anchorage: Law Clerk I - Alaska Court System
Closing Date: 9/30/2015
The Alaska Court System (ACS) is accepting applications for a Law Clerk to serve a Superior Court Judge in Anchorage, Alaska. The position is available from November 2015 through August 2016. The successful applicant will perform research relating to motions before the court; summarize case files; and prepare memoranda and recommendations. The position may also organize files, review case files for procedural sufficiency, and review orders and judgments prepared for signature.
Applications for the law clerk position with the Superior Court judge should be received no later than September 30, 2015. However, the judge may make a job offer prior to the application deadline.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school with an LLB or JD.
Benefits: The ACS provides health insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, 11 paid holidays, leave, Supplemental Benefits System (SBS), and the opportunity to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan. Travel and moving expenses may be eligible for reimbursement according to the policies of the ACS.
How to Apply: Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, a brief writing sample not substantially edited by someone else; and two letters of recommendation from law professors or others familiar with the applicant’s work.
Mail applications to: Alaska Court System, Human Resource Department, 820 W. Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501.
Fax applications to: (907) 264-8262.
Email applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit http://www.courts.alaska.gov/hr/index.htm and select “Information for Prospective Law Clerks.” For general inquiries, please email email@example.com or call (907) 264-8242.
Anchorage: Chief of Enforcement; Alaska State Commission for Human Rights
The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is recruiting for a Chief of Enforcement in Anchorage. This is a partially exempt position. The incumbent will assist in planning, directing, and executing all of the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights’ (ASCHR) case activities, including hearings and investigations. Applicants must be admitted to the Alaska State Bar and have at least five years of legal practice. A detailed position description may be obtained at the Commission’s office, 800 A Street, Suite 204, Anchorage AK 99501, or by visiting the Commission’s web site at http://www.gov.state.ak.us/aschr/. Salary is $7,479 per month plus a generous State of Alaska employment benefits package. Candidates who are interested in applying for this position must submit a cover letter and a resume that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience and identifies at least three professional employment references. Candidates must also submit a comprehensive professional writing sample. The cover letter, resume and writing sample should be mailed to the Commission, attention Schuyler Reid, Administrative Officer, or emailed to Schuyler.Reid@Alaska.Gov. If you have questions please call (907) 276-7474, TDD: (907) 276-3177. To be assured of consideration for a position, applicants should submit their materials by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 31, 2015. Applications received after that date will be considered if the position remains available.
The State of Alaska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made available to individuals with disabilities upon request to the Commission office in advance.
Anchorage: Part-Time Attorney
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.
Anchorage: Attorney - GEICO
Candidates must meet the following qualifications:
- Alaska Bar membership in good standing
- Strong communication skills
- Experience handling motor vehicle, and subrogation cases is a plus
Salary Information : Salary is negotiable, based on experience.
How To Apply: Please visit www.geico.jobs to apply. You will need an active email address and phone number. Additionally, we request that you enter any work experience that you've had within at least the past five years.
For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.
Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:
- 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
- Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
- Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
- Associate assistance program
- Flexible spending accounts
- GEICO Federal Credit Union
Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.
GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. Background and credit checks, hair or urine drug testing, and health assessments are required as part of our pre-employment process.
Anchorage: Associate Attorney - Boyd, Chandler & Falconer, LLP
Boyd, Chandler & Falconer, LLP seeks an associate attorney with 4-6 years’ experience for largely commercial transactional work. Strong writing, legal research and interpersonal skills required. Knowledge of oil & gas, ANCSA, land law, and municipal law a plus. Salary DOE.
Please email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anchorage: Litigation Associate - Banker Law Group, PC
Banker Law Group, PC is a personal injury law firm in downtown Anchorage, Alaska, seeking a motivated Litigation Associate. We are looking for someone who is hardworking, goal oriented, and looking to grow and further his/her career by establishing a reputation for sincere effort and responsible advocacy. Excellent academic credentials, sincere concern for clients, respect for opposing counsel, and a solid work-ethic are required. Candidates must be a member of the Alaska Bar and have effective decision making skills, excellent written and oral presentation skills, good organizational skills with experience in prioritizing tasks and managing multiple ongoing assignments. Some travel may be required. Exceptional candidates sitting for the bar may be considered. Please forward your resume along with a writing sample and your salary requirements to email@example.com
Bethel: Staff Attorney - Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Alaska Legal Services Corporation (“ALSC”) is seeking a full-time staff attorney for its Bethel office to provide legal services to Association of Village Council President’s member tribes, tribal members and other ALSC-eligible clients. Legal experience strongly preferred. Background in cross-cultural situations and familiarity with Alaska Native issues desired. Position primarily involves representing AVCP member tribes in state court Indian Child Welfare Act cases, but may also involve tribal court advocacy, representation of tribal members in sovereignty, Indian Child Welfare Act and other Native law matters, and a general poverty law practice.
Applicants must be willing to travel to Bethel area villages, 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).
Preference in hiring given to Native American applicants. Salary $53,592 – $76,320 per year DOE. Generous personal leave and benefits package, including partial reimbursement of relocation expenses, provided.
Position open until filled. To apply, send resume, writing sample, and professional references to:
Sydney Tarzwell, Supervising Attorney
Fairbanks: Associate Attorney - Foster & Rogers, LLC
Foster & Rogers, LLC, is seeking an associate attorney to support busy practice. We are a boutique firm specializing in the areas of family law, adoption, and domestic violence. Additional practice areas include, but are not limited to, guardianship, CINA, simple wills and probate matters. Preferred applicants will have excellent research, writing and litigation skills and at least 1 – 2 years practice experience, family law experience is ideal. License to practice law in Alaska required.
All letters of interest will be held in strict confidence. Please send cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salary DOE, benefits available.
Juneau: Legislative Counsel - Legislative Affairs Agency
The position of Legislative Counsel in the Division of Legal Services for the Legislative Affairs Agency is available. This is a full time position. The position is located in Juneau, AK. The person hired must be admitted to the Alaska State Bar. The position is in the exempt service and is subject to certain restrictions on partisan political activity. The salary is Range 23 ($7,340 per month) of the state salary schedule for Juneau exempt employees, and may be negotiable up to Range 24 ($7,853 per month) depending on experience. General Duties include:
- drafting legislation and amendments to legislation while taking into account form and style, legal problems, relationship to existing law, etc.;
- providing opinions on legal issues to legislators and committees;
- assisting the revisor of statutes in editorial work relating to publication of the Alaska Statutes; and
- other duties as may be assigned.
Preference will be given to applicants with superior writing skills and knowledge of constitutional and legal principles. Familiarity with Alaska Statutes, Alaska Rules of Court, the Alaska Manual of Legislative Drafting, and the Uniform Rules of the Alaska Legislature is desirable.
Interested applicants need to send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample.
Applications must be received at the below address by 5:00 pm on Monday, August 31, 2015:
Legislative Affairs Agency
State Capitol, 120 4th St., Room 3
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Fax (907) 465-6557
Palmer: Associate Attorney – Law Offices of Kenneth J. Goldman, P.C.
The Law Offices of Kenneth J. Goldman has an opening for a full-time associate attorney. We are an established firm, located in Palmer. Primary areas of practice are family law (divorce, custody, child support, adoption), domestic violence, criminal defense, and personal injury. The ideal applicant will have 2-5 years of Alaska experience. Strong writing, research and litigation skills are required, as well as computer skills. Salary is DOE. Please send resume and writing sample to email@example.com.