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(Updated 9/23/2016)

 

Anchorage: Investigations Coordinator - Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) has an opening for a full-time Investigations Coordinator in the Anchorage office, starting as soon as possible, to join the team that manages ALSC’s Fair Housing Enforcement Project. 

ALSC is a private non-profit law firm providing free civil legal assistance to low-income Alaskans through 11 offices throughout the state. ALSC’s Fair Housing Enforcement Project works to eliminate illegal housing discrimination and promotes equal access to housing by providing education, outreach, technical assistance, and enforcement opportunities specifically related to federal, state, and local fair housing laws. More information on the program and fair housing testing is available at www.fairhousingalaska.org.   

This position’s duties and responsibilities include: implement and manage fair housing investigations, maintain accurate records of investigations, prepare clear and detailed investigative reports, recruit fair housing testers, lead fair housing tester training sessions, assist with community outreach efforts, and assist with grant reporting. 

Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience required. Knowledge of fair housing and other civil rights laws, as well as landlord-tenant law, is desirable. Familiarity with cross-cultural situations is preferred.  Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet and e-mail, and data entry).  Interested candidates should also have excellent organization skills and superior attention to detail. 

ALSC is strongly committed to employing a diverse staff. Alaska Natives, Native Americans, other minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Hourly wage $15.42 to $22.07 DOE.  Generous leave and benefits package.  Position open until filled; applicants are urged to apply soon.  To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to:

Jeremy Baker

Fair Housing Enforcement Project Director
Email jbaker@alsc-law.org

 

(Posted 9/8/2016)


Anchorage: Legal Administrator - Outlook Law

Legal Administrator for Growing Law Firm: Summary of Responsibilities

Manages business functions as well as the overall operations of a law office.  Reports to the managing partner.  In addition to general responsibility for financial planning and controls, personnel administration, and systems and physical facilities, the legal administrator identifies and plans for the changing needs of the organization, shares responsibility with the appropriate partners for strategic planning, practice management and marketing, and contributes to cost-effective management throughout the organization.  Will be called on to perform other duties, including legal assistant and paralegal while the firm is growing.  Flexible hours may be accommodated.  Salary is dependent on experience. 

 

Whether directly or through a management team, the legal administrator is responsible for most or all of the following: Financial Management; Human Resource Management; Systems Management; Facilities Management; Operations/Management; and Practice Management. 

 

Skills and Abilities:
Can identify and analyze complex issues and problems in management areas, and recommend and implement solutions. Can manage office functions economically and efficiently, organize work, establish priorities and maintain good interpersonal relations and communications with lawyers and support staff. Displays excellent supervisory and leadership skills. Demonstrates willingness and ability to delegate. 

Dynamic growing law firm with a solid client base.  Please contact Christine Williams for more information at christinewilliams@outlooklaw.com

(Posted 8/31/2016) 


Anchorage: Litigation Practice Assistant/Legal Secretary - Stoel Rives LLP 

Duties include:

  • Extensive word processing, including revisions to complex documents, pleadings and comparisons

  • Drafting documents

  • Daily file retrieval and filing of emails and other documents

  • Opening new matters

  • Managing proformas and mailing invoices

  • Maintaining calendars

  • Expense management

  • Entering billable time on a daily basis

Essential qualifications, skills and abilities include the following:

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure

  • Three years or more of litigation experience preferred

  • Must be team-oriented, show strong initiative, have excellent communication skills, and flexibility in working hours

  • Outstanding customer service skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Please include cover letter and salary history when submitting resume.

To apply visit our website: http://www.stoel.com/admin_openings.htm  

EEO

(Posted 8/31/2016) 


Anchorage: Legal Assistant - Crowson Law Group

Crowson Law Group, a growing downtown Anchorage law firm, seeks to hire an experienced Legal Assistant. As an integral part of our firm, your role will grow as your skills and knowledge develop. 

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have experience working in a law firm setting;

  • Be familiar with Alaska Workers' Compensation, and some of the requirements for filing documents with the Division of Workers’ Compensation;

  • Have experience with civil litigation;

  • Be friendly, cordial, and comfortable speaking on the phone to both clients and others;

  • Be a self-starter, be able to prioritize, and be able to work in a fast-changing environment;

  • Be a competent typist;

  • Be highly organized with a strong attention to detail;

  • Be an excellent communicator; &

  • Be motivated and willing to learn. 

Fluency in two languages is an added plus.  

For consideration, submit resume to: james@crowsonlaw.com 
All inquiries are confidential.

(Posted 8/31/2016)


Anchorage: Corporate Paralegal - Calista Corp.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Associates degree in Paralegal Studies or at least two years of related exp.
  • Prior ANCSA or working with Native corps helpful

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Research baseline legal req. for filings
  • Support Gen. & Assoc. Counsel to form, dissolve and merge subsidiary entities
  • Prepare and file reports with appropriate government agencies
  • Support counsel work pertaining to litigation, arbitration, mediation and other claims
  • Provide support regarding non-domestic licensing and registration
  • Track & file business license reports
  • Provide ancillary support during board meetings
  • Compile info for and file state and federal employer lobbyist reports
  • Provide support to subsidiaries applying for and participating in the SBA 8(a) program

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Create first drafts of basic documents such as resolutions, letters or agreements
  • Support General Counsel in the administration of the Legal Department, including expense reporting and tracking
  • Complete special projects as assigned
  • Perform other duties as required or as position evolves

To view the full job description or to apply, please visit the following link:
https://calistacorp.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/343
 

Any questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Cherrelle Borrero, HR Recruiter
cdborrer@calistacorp.com  9072752970


(Posted 8/24/2016)


Anchorage: Paralegal (Legal Program) - Alaska Network on DOmestic Violence and Sexual Assault

RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervised by the Anchorage Senior Staff Attorney designated by the Legal Program Director.

Support Anchorage staff attorneys to provide competent service to clients; and support all functions of the Legal Program.

Provide technical assistance to member programs regarding the court system and the court process. Assist Network staff with projects and respond to general requests for information.

Conduct legal research; draft memos, policy recommendations, and research summaries on topics as requested.

Perform case management and coordination; monitor, prioritize, and report on status of cases.

Assist staff in preparation of motions and legal briefs and other documents as needed. Monitor and track the court docket and case schedule and assist with case scheduling.

Draft subpoenas, serve and/or arrange for service; assemble exhibits, affidavits and other legal documents for use in case preparation and trial or administrative hearings. File documents with the court system.

Manage administrative tasks in Anchorage legal office including processing incoming and outgoing mail, assisting staff with large/bulk mailings and usage of FedEx/DHL, and purchasing office supplies.

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Associate’s degree or paralegal certificate preferred; experience in a legal or shelter setting may substitute. Background in domestic violence and/or sexual assault programing preferred.  Ability to work both independently and cooperatively; experience in legal research and writing; and skill in oral and written communication. Willingness to adhere to the Network’s philosophy, policies and procedures; commitment to the elimination of personal and societal violence in the lives of women and children. 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references in a Word Document or PDF to

Katy Soden: ksoden@andvsa.org or to the following address:
431 West 7th Ave., Suite 205

Anchorage, AK 99501
 

Position located in Anchorage, Alaska and open until filled.  ANDVSA is an equal opportunity employer. No telephone inquiries please.

(Posted 8/24/2016)


Anchorage: Litigation Assistant – State of Alaska 

The Department of Law, Civil Division, Anchorage, is recruiting for the position of Litigation Assistant to assist workers’ compensation attorneys in the Torts and Workers’ Compensation Section.  This is an upper level legal assistant position for an applicant with well-developed research, writing, document management, and analytical skills.  The incumbent will be part of a team in administrative workers’ compensation litigation and may be in charge of document collection and tracking, other aspects of discovery, review and analysis of medical information, and witness coordination, and will assist with hearing preparation and various appeal activities.  The assistant may be required to attend prehearing conferences of the Alaska Workers’ Compensation Board in lieu of an attorney. Strong analytical, communication, and computer skills are necessary as well as an ability to manage multiple large or complex tasks or projects with minimal supervision.  The incumbent will work directly with the state’s workers’ compensation claims administrator and outside adjusters and may assist with training section support staff.  The assistant must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, meet short deadlines, and adapt to shifting priorities. Prior experience in workers’ compensation or other administrative law fields is preferred, but not required. 

This position is a non-attorney position assigned to the partially exempt service.  Beginning salary is $4,662/month (as of July 1, 2016) DOE and includes a full-time benefit package. 

A resume, an originally authored writing sample, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references are required to apply.  Submit the application package to Kelly West, Attorney General’s Office, 1031 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 200, Anchorage, AK 99501 or Kelly.West@alaska.govApplication deadline is September 2, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  Questions regarding the position can be sent via e-mail to: Susan.Cox@alaska.gov.

(Posted 8/22/2016)


Anchorage: Receptionist - Sedor, Wendlandt, Evans & Filippi, LLC

We are looking for a receptionist for our downtown law firm.  As our receptionist, you will be the first point of contact for the company and you will provide administrative support across the organization. You will handle the flow of people through the business and ensure that all administrative tasks are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.  Part-time potential.  Salary DOE. 

Responsibilities

  • Serve visitors by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately
  • Answer, screen and forward any incoming phone calls while providing basic information when needed
  • Receive and sort daily mail/deliveries/couriers
  • Maintain security by following procedures and controlling access
  • Perform other clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, collating, faxing etc.
  • Ensuring reception area is tidy
  • General upkeep of the office, including dusting, dishes, organizing supplies, etc. 

Requirements

  • Proven working experience in similar roles
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Professional appearance
  • Solid communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
  • Ability to organize, multitask and prioritize
  • High school degree 

Please send your resume via email to:           

Jamie Gorman, Sedor, Wendlandt, Evans & Filippi, LLC
gorman@alaskalaw.pro
Telephone: (907)677-3600
Facsimile: (907)677-3605
500 L Street, Suite 500
Anchorage, AK 99501

(Posted 8/9/2016)


Fairbanks:  Legal Assistant – Satterberg Law Offices

We are an established, fast-paced, 3-attorney civil and criminal trial practice looking for a full time legal assistant located in the Fairbanks/North Pole/Ft. Wainwright/Eielson AFB area.

Multi-tasking skills and office experience are vital. Experience in the field of law is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and keyboarding are essential, as are strong written and oral communication skills. This is a professionally demanding, but exciting place to work!

Skills tests and on-the-job training will occur prior to full-time hiring to ensure a seamless transition for the firm.

Competitive pay DOE, with benefits available after a 3-month trial period at the full-time level has been completed.

Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and references to Satterberg Law Office via e-mail, in person or by fax to:

Office@Satterberg.net
709 4th Ave.,
Fairbanks, AK  99701
Fax (907) 452-3988

(Posted 8/11/2016)


Juneau: Part-time Paralegal or Office Manager - Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation has an opening for a part-time paralegal or office manager in our two-attorney Juneau office.  20 hours a week, which may be extended depending on salary scale.  

Major duties include meeting with prospective clients and assisting with applications and intake, handling office phone calls, mail and emails, computer data entry, file maintenance, and preparation of administrative reports and client correspondence. 

Ability to work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds is essential, as is working with individuals experiencing disabilities. High school diploma or GED required.  Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet, e-mail and data entry).  Must follow strict policies regarding client confidentiality. Proficiency in written and verbal communication and willingness to learn new skills desired.  Bilingual applicants encouraged. 

Salary $13.47 - $21.12 per hour DOE.  Personal leave and benefits package available. Position open until filled.  Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Holly Handler, Supervising Attorney
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Jordan Creek Center
8800 Glacier Highway Suite 228
Juneau AK 99801
Fax:  (907) 586-2449
hhandler@alsc-law.org

AA/EOE. ALSC is strongly committed to employing a diverse staff. Native Americans, other minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

(Posted 9/23/2016)


Juneau: Public Policy Specialist - Alaska Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Major Areas of Responsibility

Qualifications

Skills and experience

  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Demonstrated desk and policy research skills
  • Demonstrated  knowledge and understanding of  legislative processes and procedures; AK legislative processes preferred
  • At least three years’ experience in social justice and systems advocacy work; specific work on domestic violence and sexual assault issues preferred
  • Understanding of issues of cultural and socioeconomic diversity as they apply to domestic & sexual violence prevention, intervention, and services 

Personal attributes

  • Creative and critical thinking skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively;
  • Willingness to adhere to the Network’s philosophy, policies and procedures;
  • Commitment to the elimination of personal and societal violence in the lives of all Alaskans.  

37.5 hrs/week; exempt position. Travel required. Position located in Juneau and is supervised by the Executive Director. Salary DOE. 

To Apply:  Please visit the ANDVSA employment page at http://www.andvsa.org/employment/ for a full job description and application instructions.   

(Posted 8/9/2016)


MatSu Valley: Legal Assistant - Crowson Law Group 

Crowson Law Group, a growing downtown Anchorage law firm is opening a second office in Wasilla and seeks to hire an experienced Legal Assistant. As an integral part of our firm, your role will grow as your skills and knowledge develop.

The ideal applicant will:
• Have experience working in a law firm setting;
• Be familiar with Personal Injury and/or Alaska Workers' Compensation law a plus.
• Have experience with civil litigation;
• Be friendly, cordial, and comfortable speaking on the phone to both clients and others;
• Be a self-starter, be able to prioritize, and be able to work in a fast-changing environment;
• Be a competent typist;
• Be highly organized with a strong attention to detail;
• Be an excellent communicator;
• Be motivated and willing to learn.

Fluency in two languages is an added plus.

For consideration, submit resume and cover letter to: james@crowsonlaw.com

All inquiries are confidential.

(Posted 9/20/2016)

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