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(Updated 1/11/2017)

 

Anchorage: Receptionist - Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot

Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot is seeking an experienced receptionist/support person to take on a broad, key roll within our office.  We value our employees and offer a collegial, professional work environment in Downtown Anchorage. 

Candidates for this position should be flexible, motivated, possess good judgment, a good attitude and a professional appearance.  Applicants must be proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook with excellent communication skills.  Detail oriented and willing to learn new skills.  Prior experience as a receptionist is a plus, prior experience in a law office is a plus plus!

This is a full-time, salaried position with parking, medical, dental, and vision benefits and 401k.  Compensation DOE.  Visit our website at www.birchhorton.com.  Send a resume and references to Amy Walters at awalters@bhb.com.

(Posted 1/4/2017)


Anchorage: Trust Manager - First National Bank Alaska

First National Bank Alaska (FNBA) is seeking a Manager for our Trust and Investment Management Department. This position manages, supervises and directs all trust and investment management activities; including the development of new trust and investment business.  Critical responsibilities also include implementation of department policies to promote sale and business growth. The Trust Manager report to the bank’s Finance Director and works closely with FNBA’s board members, President, and other senior management members.

Qualified candidates should have a strong understanding of trust administration procedures, related legal documents, and investment management skills. 

Education & Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree in business or related field; ten (10) years trust related experience in progressively responsible positions, six (6) years of which must be in an advanced trust officer capacity; four (4) years management experience.

FNBA offers:

  •  Family friendly culture
  • Team environment
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Competitive compensation, PTO accrual, Benefits package

Visit FNBAlaskaJobs.com to see full job posting and to apply online for position.

(Posted 1/3/2017)


Anchorage: Full-time Legal Secretary - Law Office of James H. McCollum, LLC

Law Office of James H. McCollum, LLC is seeking a secretary to perform a wide variety of duties and to assist paralegals/legal assistants by providing document editing and drafting, as well as daily administrative and clerical support. 

Duties Include :

Greeting clients and vendors; receive and place telephone calls; schedule and make appointments; maintaining Outlook calendars; mail; filing; copying; shredding; scanning documents into network server; filing documents with the courts & recorder's office; preparing letters; running errands for firm; and other miscellaneous tasks as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must have strong administrative skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Exceptional spelling and grammar;
  • Word processing skills;
  • Punctual, friendly, and professional demeanor is important;
  • Must have driver's license and vehicle with insurance; and
  • General office experience preferred.

 This is a full-time, salary position (negotiable DOE) with standard business hours (Monday – Friday) and parking is provided. No medical insurance. Simple IRA package available. This is a non-smoking office.  

Please email resume, cover letter, and references to Shelley R. Rounds at srounds@mccollumlaw.net

(Posted 1/3/2017)


Anchorage: Senior Paralegal - Outlook Law, LLC

Outlook Law, LLC is a full-service government contracts firm that is rapidly expanding and is looking to add a Senior Paralegal who has experience in the government contracting field or is willing to learn.  The position requires experience in both the corporate field as well as litigation experience.  The Senior Corporate Paralegal would report directly to the owner of the firm and assist with government contract law and compliance, internal investigations, mergers and acquisitions, contract review, and defending against governmental investigations as well as litigation. Salary is very competitive. 

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Establishing, maintaining, and managing many different projects as a leader that is a motivated self-starter
  • Assist the attorneys on government contracting transactions and governance documentation.
  • Assist attorneys with preparation of materials, logistics, timing of filings, and project deadlines.
  • Assist in due diligence for mergers and acquisitions involving government contracts.
  • Preferably assist with the analysis and categorization of government contracts and related amendments/modifications.
  • Assist with internal investigations, interviews, and documentation of findings with attorney client privilege being a top value. 
  • Work on other special projects, as directed by attorneys. 

Skills and Experience: 

  • At least 10 years aggregate experience working as a paralegal preferably with experience in government contracting.
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel a must. 
  • Experience in setting up data bases for advanced projects.
  • Preferably experience working in compliance.

Please submit resumes to Christinewilliams@outlooklaw.com.

(Posted 12/21/2016)


Anchorage: Communications Director - American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska

Communications Director

The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska is looking for a sophisticated, dynamic team player as our full-time Communications Director who will strategically and proactively increase the ACLU of Alaska’ visibility across Alaska. This is an exciting opportunity to increase the public’s awareness and appreciation of civil liberties, advocate for positive changes in the civil liberties landscape, and grow the ACLU of Alaska’s political power to energize the fight for civil liberties and protect our hard-won victories.

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Strategy: Conceive a broad vision for using communications to further the goals of the ACLU of Alaska, and develop plans and long- and short-term strategies to execute that vision and measure progress. Determine ideal communications channels and tactics for distributing ACLU news, promoting advocacy campaigns, publicizing events, broadening ACLU audiences, and making civil liberties accessible and relevant.
     
  • Media Relations: Manage all aspects of media relations, including writing and disseminating press releases and advisories, pitching stories to targeted reporters, fielding media requests, managing a media database, drafting talking points and message grids, making statements, and arranging interviews with ACLU spokespeople and coaching them. Monitor the media for opportunities to engage.
     
  • Print Materials: Manage development, distribution, and maintenance of all print materials, including newsletters, brochures, annual report, and promotional items. Provide editorial and design direction, handle quality control and proofreading, oversee production, and create and implement distribution plans.
     
  • Integrated Advocacy: Work with the legal and policy staff to integrate litigation and policy advocacy with communications and public education, by collaboratively drafting external communications on legal and policy issues, including legislative action alerts and fact sheets, talking points, letters to the editor, press statements, and op-eds.

See the complete job posting for more information and instructions on how to apply: https://www.acluak.org/en/jobs/communications-director.

(Posted 12/19/2016) 


Anchorage: Director of Philanthropy - American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska

Director of Philanthropy

The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska is looking for a sophisticated, bold, and dynamic team player to be our full-time Director of Philanthropy. The ideal candidate should have the vision and drive to leverage our centennial anniversary to build a major gifts program that will establish an increased and sustainable revenue stream and enable us to more strategically and broadly protect civil liberties.

Job Duties

  • Major Gifts: Develop and lead the strategic and daily operations of a comprehensive fund development program that focuses on leadership gifts and includes specific fundraising goals and targets. Manage a portfolio of 75–100 leadership donors and prospects, including those assigned to the Executive Director, that will expand our pool of major donors capable of giving leadership gifts of $10,000+. Draft donor correspondence and develop the messages, strategy memos, talking points, and materials for the ACLU’s development efforts. Assure an accurate, up-to-date confidential donor database, including individual giving histories, profiles, and interactions. 
  • Planned Giving: Working with the national ACLU Planned Giving Department, pursue strategies to expand planned giving programs and steward existing donors. 
  • Foundation Grants: Work with ACLU staff to develop strategic grant applications; oversee prospect research; develop tracking and reporting systems and proposal submissions; cultivate relationships with foundations.

Qualifications

  • B.A. degree and at least 3 years of experience in fundraising and demonstrated success identifying, cultivating, and soliciting $10,000+ gifts from individual major donors.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, comfort with contacting donors and making face-to-face solicitations, and willingness to ask for leadership gifts in excess of $10,000.
  • Passion for civil liberties and social justice, and a familiarity with the work and mission of the ACLU.
  • Exceptional initiative, vision, and ambition to build a vibrant philanthropy program.

See the complete job description for more information and instructions on how to apply: https://www.acluak.org/en/jobs/director-philanthropy

(Posted 12/19/2016)


Anchorage:  Legal Secretary/Assistant – Dorothea G. Aguero, Attorney at Law, P.C.

Full time, permanent position in small, long established firm practicing exclusively in the family law field.  Looking for mature and dependable professional who has an interest in people and family law. Candidate must work well under pressure, be flexible and have a strong work ethic.  Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as administrative skills required.  Candidate must be detail oriented and have current computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook and be comfortable with technology. Duties include interfacing with potential and current clients, other law firms and the court system, setting appointments, document review, preparation, filing, serving, calendaring, and maintaining office files, archiving, administrative duties, and monthly billing.  Experience with Time Slips billing or other billing program desirable.  Some college or paralegal studies preferred.  Minimum two years’ experience working in a civil law or family law firm as legal secretary or legal assistant.  Salary DOE.  Please send resume with work history and references to Dorothea G. Aguero, Attorney at Law, 425 G Street, Suite 925, Anchorage, Alaska 99501 by mail or by e-mail at aguerolaw@gci.net.

(Posted 12/19/2016)


Anchorage: Office Assistant - Law Office of Christy Lee

Tax boutique law firm looking for front-desk assistant. Monday – Friday, 12 – 4 p.m. Duties:  assisting with phones, mail, and marketing; greeting clients; preparing tax-related forms; drafting documents; and miscellaneous tasks, including personal errands.  Must display professional, friendly attitude and neat appearance.  Keyboard at 55 wpm, with basic knowledge of Adobe, Word, Excel, Outlook, and similar programs. TimeMatters and Timeslips a big plus.  Should be flexible, adaptable, and cooperative, with own vehicle and insurance. Pay DOE. Email resume, writing sample, and salary requirements to info@christyleelaw.com.

(Posted 12/9/2016)


Anchorage: Compliance Manager - Cornerstone Credit Services

Cornerstone Credit Services, a 100% employee-owned company specializing in accounts receivable management, e-commerce payment systems, and IT management services, is looking for a full time Compliance Manager

Essential job functions include but are not limited to:

  • Monitors, interprets and distributes information regarding local, state, and federal laws and regulations, including HIPAA, CFPB, FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA, UDAAP, GBLA and other applicable laws.
  • Develops, implements and maintains compliance monitoring procedures.
  • Oversees and directs investigation and response to all verbal and written disputes, complaints and demands in accordance with law, regulation and compliance system.
  • Independently reviews, evaluates and directs resolution of compliance issues.
  • Reviews and approves compliance content of organization’s Training and Development Program.
  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable federal, state and local regulations, laws and judicial decisions and system by which are documented and distributed. Directs updates and additions to policies and procedures.                                                                    

    Preferred Experience:
  • 1-3 Years regulatory compliance
  • In depth knowledge of CFPB, FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA, EFTA, ECOA, UDAAP, GBLA and HIPAA
  • Strong leadership, analystical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to digest large, complex volumes of information, then summarize and utilize information verbally and/or in written format for organization
  • Complete projects on deadline
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Microsoft Word, Excel proficiency
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in collections compliance role and ACA accredited CCCO preferred. 

Normal office environment;  employee regularly required to sit, talk, and hear; occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to operate computer keyboard, mouse, telephone keypad and other basic office equipment; must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds; no special vision requirements. 

$50,000 - $75,000 DOE; paid sick and vacation; medical/Rx plan; LTD; 401k and employee stock ownership retirement. EEOE.

Please direct all inquiries and resumes to Shelly Wells at shelly@cornerstonecredit.net

(Posted 11/30/2016)


Anchorage: Paralegal - 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.

Send cover letter, resume and 3 references in a Word Document or PDF to Katy Soden: ksoden@andvsa.org or to t: 431 West 7th Ave., Suite 205, Anchorage, AK 99501.

(Posted 11/21/2016)


Anchorage: Revenue Appeals Officer - State of Alaska

The Department of Revenue, Tax Division is recruiting for a Revenue Appeals Officer I to work in the Appeals Group in Anchorage. The ideal candidate will be assigned less complex appeal cases at the informal conference level.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Evaluating appeal issues
  • Conducting information conferences with taxpayers
  • Communicating statutes and regulations to taxpayers and coworkers
  • Conducting tax and legal research
  • Issuing written informal conference decisions

The ideal candidate would possess some or all of the following knowledge, skills, abilities and experience. 

Ideal traits include:

  • All relevant accounting, tax and legal work experience is current (within the last 5 years)
  • Working knowledge of Alaska statutes and regulations, the Internal Revenue Code and regulations, federal and state court decisions, administrative and judicial procedures
  • Working knowledge of general legal principles and practices
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and accounting methods
  • Ability to conduct informal conferences and issue comprehensive written decisions
  • Ability to assemble, organize, and appraise facts, weigh evidence, analyze legal documents, conduct research using RIA and Westlaw, and reach conclusions supported by facts and the law
  • Ability to work effectively with everyone involved in an appeal
  • Ability to communicate clearly, verbally, and in writing
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Proofreading and editing experience

Please note: The successful candidates must pass a comprehensive background investigation, which includes a criminal history check.

To find out more and to be considered, you MUST apply using the following the link:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/1584579/revenue-appeals-officer-i-pcn-04-3282

(Posted 11/15/2016)


Anchorage: Receptionist/Office Manager- Nyquist Law Group 

Nyquist Law Group has recently moved their office and is expanding. We are looking for a new member to add to our existing cohesive team. 

The ideal applicant will:

  • Work well with and be respectful towards coworkers
  • Have experience working in a law firm setting
  • Be familiar with Family Law
  • Be comfortable and friendly speaking on the phone to both clients and others
  • Be competent in basic computer skills including, typing, excel, word, ect.
  • Be detailed and highly organized,
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Understand calendaring deadlines
  • Be comfortable with billing and collections
  • Have the desire and willingness to learn 

Pay DOE 

For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter to: admin@nyquistlaw.com

(Posted 11/14/2016)


Fairbanks: Paralegal - Clapp Peterson Tiemessen Thorsness & Johnson, LLC

Clapp Peterson Tiemessen Thorsness & Johnson, LLC seeks a paralegal in the Fairbanks office with experience in civil litigation, including professional malpractice and products liability.  Successful candidate will be reliable, self-motivated and highly organized with a minimum of three years of 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 12/14/2016)


Fairbanks: Bookkeeper/Admin Assistant - Satterberg Law Office

Our busy trial law firm seeks a full-time bookkeeper/admin assistant to do legal calendaring and client billing. This position would start immediately, in the Fairbanks/North Pole/Ft. Wainwright/Eielson AFB area. This position manages the daily calendar of three highly active attorneys and the full complement of their support staff. Also required is the generation and distribution of the monthly billing cycle. The planning and maintaining of travel portfolios is another function of this position.

If you are a hard-working, multi-tasking, and focused individual that has a great sense of humor, you may be a perfect fit for our office.

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

We offer a competitive wage, as well as benefits. You will also gain the experience of working in the exciting field of law.

If this appeals to you, please submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and references to Satterberg Law Office via e-mail (office@satterberg.net), in person at 709 4th Ave., or by fax to (907) 452-3988.

(Posted 11/15/2016)


Palmer/Mat-su: Legal Intern - Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Legal Intern Summer Assignment: The individual occupying this Legal Intern position is responsible for providing project support to the Borough Attorney, Deputy and Assistant Borough Attorneys, and for completing specific projects, as assigned. 

The Legal Intern will assist the Borough Attorney, Deputy and Assistant Borough Attorneys in various aspects of municipal legal issues. The Legal Intern may be involved in such activities as researching State and/or Federal law, researching legislative history, preparing legal memoranda, drafting local laws, implementing mandated programs, and interacting with other Borough staff. The Legal Intern may represent the Borough in proceedings before the Planning Commission, the Office of Administrative Hearings, or the Animal Care and Regulation Board. If the Legal Intern satisfies the applicable criteria of the rules of court, the Legal Intern may be involved in representing the Borough in court under the direct supervision of an attorney. Assignments are project-oriented and involve the application of basic legal principles of property, planning, zoning, law enforcement, taxation, procurement, administrative and municipal law, and are performed with independence after project requirements are identified.

Notwithstanding any of the above descriptions, all of the duties assigned and performed, including court appearances, will be within the limitations of the Alaska Rules of Professional Responsibility promulgated by the Supreme Court of Alaska. 

Minimum Requirements: Current enrollment and completion of at least one year of law school (L1, L2, L3); valid driver’s license; resume; provide writing sample; and must provide an official or unofficial transcript.  

Inquiries to Shannon Bodolay, Assistant Borough Attorney

Fill out an application online at:  http://www.matsugov.us/jobopp

(Posted 1/11/2017)

 

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