Anchorage: Legal Secretary - Dillon & Findley
Dillon & Findley is seeking an experienced full-time legal secretary/assistant for our downtown Anchorage office, which focuses primarily on medical malpractice and other complex litigation. Duties will include formatting, proofreading and filing pleadings, filing, answering phones and other office support tasks. The position requires strong organizational and administrative skills, excellent attention to detail, communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, teamwork and a sense of humor is critical. Candidates should have current computer skills (proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is expected), and comfort with technology. Intellectual curiosity and a strong work ethic are essential. College degree is preferred but experience is more important. Salary is DOE, and excellent benefit package is available. Dillon & Findley is an equal opportunity employer. Submit a cover letter, resume and references to Shelley Eggert, Firm Administrator, Dillon & Findley, 1049 W. 5th Ave., Suite 200, Anchorage, AK 99501 or online at email@example.com.
Anchorage: Corporate Legal Assistant - Chenega Corporation
Chenega Corporation is seeking a full-time Corporate Legal Assistant to work in the Anchorage office location.
The Corporate Legal Assistant provides administrative and paralegal support to the Chenega Legal Department (two Attorneys) as well as other Executives. This position often handles confidential business issues related to the Legal Department, organizes and reviews written documents prepared by in-house counsel, and files finalized submissions with various local, state and federal agencies.
- Support the Legal Department and its Attorneys in both administrative and paralegal capacities
- Create draft forms, prepare exhibits, proofread, finalize and file position statements with local, state and federal agencies
- Draft, edit, proofread and finalize correspondence & Legal Department controlled documents; prepare and carry out the delivery of same
- Monitor case schedules and filing deadlines
- Review, code and authorize invoices and payment for bank statements, vendors, outside counsel, and Boards/Committees
- Maintain various reports and metrics for the Legal Department, Executive Team and Board of Directors
- Schedule, draft Notices, organize, prepare Agenda and related documents for meetings; take and finalize minutes
- Coordinate travel
- Associate degree in paralegal studies or other administrative field
- At least three (3) years of Legal Assistant experience in a corporate (in-house) environment or law office
- Previous experience drafting/editing documents and correspondence
- Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of Legal Department matters, as well as other information learned by virtue of this position
To view the full job posting and submit an application, please click on the following hyperlink: https://chenega.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1600002775&lang=en
Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. Native preference under PL 93-638
Anchorage: Receptionist - Power & Brown
Responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties to three attorneys and one paralegal. This position is solely responsible for handling the flow of clients, answering basic inquiries regarding the business, and providing secretarial, clerical and administrative support in order to ensure services are provided in an effective and efficient manner.
- Serve visitors by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them professionally and appropriately;
- Answer, screen and forward all incoming phone calls positively and warmly while providing basic information when needed;
- Receive and sort daily mail/deliveries/couriers;
- Update appointment calendars and schedule meetings/appointments;
- Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, collating, faxing etc;
- Proof letters/briefs;
- Draft basic correspondence;
- Open the business office at 9 am and close the office at 5 pm.
- 1 to 2 years of 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, prioritize and work under pressure;
- High school degree – College degree or some college preferred.
Please submit resumes to:
Power & Brown, LLC
10950 O’Malley Centre Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516
Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
Fair Housing Enforcement Project Director
Anchorage: Litigation Practice Assistant/Legal Secretary - Stoel Rives LLP
Essential qualifications, skills and abilities include the following:
Must be team-oriented, show strong initiative, have excellent communication skills, and flexibility in working hours
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
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:
Fluency in two languages is an added plus.
For consideration, submit resume to: email@example.com
All inquiries are confidential.
Anchorage: Paralegal (Legal Program) - Alaska Network on DOmestic Violence and Sexual Assault
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.
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.
Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references in a Word Document or PDF to
Katy Soden: firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.gov. Application 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.
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
AA/EOE. ALSC is strongly committed to employing a diverse staff. Native Americans, other minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.