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(Updated 2/3/2016)

 

Anchorage: Legal Secretary - Sedor, Wendlandt, Evans & Filippi, LLC

The law firm of Sedor, Wendlandt, Evans & Filippi, LLC is seeking a legal secretary. Duties include document management, proofreading, filing and formatting pleadings and briefing for a variety of tribunals including administrative hearings, arbitration, and state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels. Strong organizational skills, excellent communication abilities, a desire to work cooperatively with colleagues, and a thorough working knowledge of MS Office are all required. The ability to prioritize tasks and pay attention to details is critical. The position will require some answering phones and similar office support tasks.  Wage is competitive and will be based on experience and capabilities. Benefits include parking, participation in a 401k (after one year) and paid time off. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume with references to
heyman-layne@alaskalaw.pro.

Posted 2/3/2016


Anchorage: Receptionist - K & L Gates

The Anchorage office of K&L Gates has an immediate opening for a Receptionist. The Receptionist is responsible for acting as the initial point of contact on behalf of the firm by telephone and in person.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

• Answers incoming telephone calls in a positive and timely manner and redirecting calls as necessary.
• Meets and greets clients and visitors to the law office and ensures proper clearance and routing of such parties in accordance with firm protocols and notifies supervisor of any difficulties or irregularities.
• Receives and records deliveries to the firm and/or individuals in the firm and routes them accordingly to the proper recipient.
• Schedules and maintains records for use of conference rooms. Maintains neatness of lobby and reception areas.
• Contributes to office efforts by performing relief and/or project duties and responsibilities such as assisting temporaries or substituting for other department personnel, maintaining logs and records, helping prepare phone lists and directories, etc.
• Answers general questions and direct individuals by phone and in person to the appropriate party within the firm.
• Assists other staff members with overflow work and provides backup support for other functions as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

• High School diploma or equivalent required.
• One year previous receptionist experience in a professional environment, previous law firm experience desired.
• Ability to interact with clients, vendors and all levels of personnel is essential.
• Demonstrated ability in software including, but not limited to Word and Excel.
• Interpersonal skills are essential to communicate effectively with a diverse group of clients, lawyers and staff and to provide information with courtesy, tact and a high level of professionalism. Must possess flexibility, work in a fast paced work environment, & meet multiple demands.


Please send resumes to: Erin.Piccolotti@klgates.com

Posted 1/22/2016


Anchorage: Receptionist—Alaska Immigration Law Center

We have an entry level position for a legal secretary/receptionist available. Duties include liaising with clients, answering the phone, scheduling, drafting forms, collecting legal documents and assisting attorney in preparing and submitting legal petitions and applications. Bilingual in English and Spanish mandatory. Ability to multi-task and deal with interruptions in a professional manner important. This position would be full time if available, or at least from 12-4pm Monday through Friday. Please submit resume and cover letter to immigration@ak.net.

We are a full service immigration law firm with over 40 years of practical experience gained through the representation of families and business interests in Alaska.

1/21/2016


Anchorage: Receptionist - Foley, Foley & Pearson

Are you having difficulty getting your foot in the door to begin a challenging and rewarding career in the legal field? Consider this. The law firm of Foley, Foley & Pearson is seeking a full-time, entry-level receptionist, to work in a friendly, fast-paced work environment.  We are willing to train you in all aspects of the job.  We are seeking a non-smoking individual who is outgoing, organized, well groomed, has an eye for detail, desires to learn, likes people, is a self-starter, and who communicates well with others.  Over the years, a number of our receptionists have gone on to become legal secretaries, paralegals and lawyers.

Duties include: answering phones and obtaining accurate information; greeting clients in a professional, friendly manner; confirming appointments and attendees at workshops; preparation of workshop materials; appointment scheduling; scanning, copying and management of documents on electronic filing system; other duties as needed.  Excellent knowledge of MS Office and good keyboarding skills are required. Must be able deal well with interruptions without getting flustered or frustrated and have ability to get back on task.  Candidates must pass a criminal background check. The Foley, Foley & Pearson practice emphasizes estate planning and probate law. Our office is conveniently located in midtown at the corner of Tudor Road and C Street.  We have ample parking for staff and clients. Salary and benefits DOE.  Respond with résumé and salary requirements to resumes@foleyfoley.com.

(Posted 1/12/2016)


Anchorage: Director of Information Technology - The United States Court for the District of Alaska

The United States Court for the District of Alaska is accepting applications for the position of Director of Information Technology located in Anchorage, Alaska. This senior-level position requires business acumen, technical knowledge, and interpersonal skills. This position serves the U.S. District Court and the U.S. Probation Office for the District of Alaska. The incumbent manages computing resources across the District of Alaska and is vital in ensuring that the District’s information technology is continuously available and secure. The Director of Information Technology is responsible for the management, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure.   The incumbent reports directly to the District Court Executive. To view the job posting go to: http://www.akd.uscourts.gov/employment.

Application Procedure: Qualified candidates may apply by e-mailing a cover letter (include job title/number listed above), detailed resume, salary history, e‐mail address, and a daytime phone number as a single .pdf document to: HR@akd.uscourts.gov. 

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.  Relocation or recruitment expenses are negotiable.  The Court is not authorized to reimburse travel expenses for interviews.  This position is subject to mandatory electronic direct deposit of all salary payments.  Please note that final candidates will undergo a criminal background & credit check and may be given a test to determine level of skill/knowledge.

Position:  Director of Information Technology - Job # USDC

Opening: January 11, 2016

Closing Date: February 1, 2016, or until filled.

Starting Salary: Up to CL-31/ up to $150,970 (salary commensurate with experience, plus 5.31% COLA).

Location: Anchorage, Alaska

(Posted 1/12/2016)


Anchorage: Paralegal - Alaska Institute for Justice

The Alaska Institute for Justice seeks a paralegal with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and making services accessible to underserved victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.  The position has several major responsibilities including office receptionist, screening and intake with domestic violence/sexual assault and human trafficking survivors, preparing immigration applications and assisting the staff attorneys to prepare cases for court hearings, including immigration, family law, and protective order proceedings for rural underserved victims.   We are a busy non-profit agency serving the most diverse neighborhoods in the United States.  We represent approximately 850 Alaskans annually and provide immigration legal services and legal representation for domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking survivors, including US citizens.  The Alaska Institute for Justice also houses a statewide Language Interpreter Center, dedicated to training bilingual Alaskans to be professional interpreters and provides an interpreter referral service. 

Requirements:  Paralegal Degree or two years’ experience in legal field required.  Bachelor's Degree in sociology, social work, or related field or two years’ work experience in health or human services field required.  Excellent written and verbal skills required.  Computer literate.  Work experience with culturally diverse clients, civil rights issues and domestic violence and sexual assault programs preferred.  Must be bilingual in English and Spanish.  EOE. Salary DOE.  Open until filled. Submit resume and writing sample to: 

Robin Bronen
Alaska Institute for Justice
431 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 208
Anchorage, Alaska 99501.
robin.bronen@akijp.org
907-279-2457
 

(Posted 1/11/2016)


Anchorage: Investigations Coordinator - Fair Housing. Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) has an opening for a part-time (20 hours per week) Investigations Coordinator in the Anchorage office 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. The 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 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, civil rights laws, and/or paralegal experience preferred. Familiarity with cross-cultural situations desirable.  Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet and e-mail, and data entry). 

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 $25.34 DOE.  Paid leave and partial 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 1/11/2016)


Anchorage: Administrative Assistant III - Law Office of Constance A. Aschenbrenner, LLC

Small Estate Planning Law Firm specializing in estate planning seeking Full Time experienced office professional. Primary responsibilities include; assisting entire estate planning, probate, guardianship and conservatorship team with; written and verbal correspondences, physical and electronic filing and scanning, welcoming & professional client contact that requires compassion and care with baby boomers. Must have impeccable leadership mentality, follow up and communication skills with the desire to be a long term member of our team. Professional demeanor and attitude, a willingness to ask questions and exceptional organizational skills with a care for details required. Must operate with an enthusiasm and a desire to learn and grow. Must submit resume, references, and salary requirements in order to be considered for the position

Submit resume, references, and salary requirements to caschenbrenner@gci.net

(Updated 1/25/2016)


Anchorage or Palmer: Education and Outreach Coordinator - Fair Housing. Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) has an opening for a full-time Education and Outreach Coordinator to join the team that manages ALSC’s Fair Housing Enforcement Project. This position can be based in either Palmer or Anchorage. 

ALSC is a private non-profit law firm providing free civil legal assistance to low-income Alaskans through 11 offices throughout the state. The 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 is available at www.fairhousingalaska.org.

This position’s duties and responsibilities include: lead presentations and workshops on fair housing rights and responsibilities around the state; develop and distribute fair housing outreach materials; develop and maintain partnerships with community groups representing traditionally marginalized populations; compose monthly fair housing newsletter; assist with other community outreach efforts as needed; and assist with grant reporting.

Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience required. Knowledge of fair housing laws and other housing and civil rights laws preferred. Familiarity with cross-cultural situations required.  Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet and e-mail, and data entry). 

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 $25.34 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 1/11/2016)

 

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