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Alaska Court System Job Opportunities

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(Updated 7/1/2015)

 

Anchorage: Litigation Secretary - Holland & Knight

Holland & Knight is currently seeking a Legal Secretary to work in our Anchorage office.  This position will provide legal administrative support to attorneys and assist in daily operations of the law firm.  4 – 5+ years of previous legal secretary experience in Alaska; litigation experience required; advanced Microsoft Office skills; excellent verbal, written, organizational and interpersonal skills; comprehensive legal secretarial knowledge.   EOE AA M/F/D/V 

Essential functions include:

  • Draft, transcribe and type routine correspondence and documents.
  • E-filing in various State and Federal courts.
  • Maintain files of correspondence and other records.
  • Answer telephone and routine questions from clients and staff members and/or route calls to appropriate staff members.
  • Schedule appointments, depositions, meetings, hearings, etc. and keep appointment calendar for attorney; make travel arrangements.
  • Perform administrative duties such as file opening and closing.
  • Receive, read, and route/answer incoming mail/e-mail.
  • Draft legal documents and perform other legal administrative assistant duties under the supervision of an appropriate professional.

Submit resume to:   anc.careers@hklaw.com

(Posted 6/30/2015)


Anchorage: Office Manager - Trustees for Alaska

Trustees for Alaska, a non-profit public interest environmental law firm, seeks an Office Manager. Successful candidates will have strong organizational and administrative skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks. The position provides support services to a staff of ten, including but not limited to, managing the organization’s finances, maintaining office systems, and managing human resources and IT support. Qualifications should include: (1) a Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, or related field; (2) 3 years of directly applicable experience; (3) knowledge of nonprofit bookkeeping; (4) proficiency with Excel, Word, Outlook, and QuickBooks; (5) excellent communication skills; (6) experience with computer maintenance; (7) demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks; (8) passion for protecting the environment of Alaska; (9) ability to work both independently and in a collaborative, team-based environment; (10) high energy level; and (11) a sense of humor.  The position is full-time with a competitive salary and benefits. To apply, send an e-mail with “Office Manager” in the subject line to ecolaw@trustees.org, and attach a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references. 

For a full job description, please go to: http://www.trustees.org/we-are-looking-for-a-new-office-manager/

(Updated 7/1/2015)


Anchorage: Human Rights Field Representative III (Investigator) - State of Alaska

$5011.00/ month, Partially Exempt Position, plus State/Alaska employee benefits
Application Deadline: July 8, 2015, 5:00 P.M. 

The Alaska State Commission For Human Rights Is Seeking a Qualified Individual To Investigate And Resolve Discrimination Cases. 

The Human Rights Commission is located in Anchorage, Alaska and is an executive branch agency within the State of Alaska, Office of the Governor.  The Commission is seeking to fill an investigator position.  The investigator will analyze facts, apply discrimination law theories, draft determinations, negotiate settlements, and manage monthly caseloads of approximately 35 cases.  The investigator will also conduct intakes with Alaskans who allege violations of the state human rights law, draft complaints of discrimination, conduct witness interviews, and write reports. This position requires skill in reading and understanding civil rights statutes, court decisions, and legal precedents.  The position also requires the ability to conduct impartial investigations, analyze evidence, draw logical conclusions, prepare clear and comprehensive investigative reports, and work independently. 

Knowledge of civil rights law and procedure and theories of discrimination is required.  One year of experience as a Human Rights Field Representative II with the State or the equivalent elsewhere is required. 

Detailed position descriptions are available at the Human Rights Commission, 800 A Street, Suite 204, Anchorage, Alaska 99501, or on our website at www.humanrights.alaska.gov. 

Applicants MUST apply through Workplace Alaska at www.workplace.alaska.gov.  For assistance call 800-587-0430.  Detailed Classification Specifications are also available on Workplace Alaska. 

Applicants MUST submit a technical writing sample online or to the Commission’s Anchorage office to be considered, which must be received by 5:00 pm on July 8, 2015.

The Office of the Governor is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made available to individuals with disabilities upon request to the personnel office in advance. 

(Posted 6/25/2015) 


Anchorage: Legal Secretary

Small, close-knit tax boutique law firm is looking to add a legal secretary to its staff. The part-time leading to full-time position offers excellent professional experience in a legal setting. Responsibilities include answering the phone, handling mail, assisting with clients, and assisting in drafting legal documents. The position will require basic familiarity with Adobe, Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with TimeMatters and TimeSlips is a plus.

Rate of pay: DOE.

If interested, email resume and salary requirements to info@christyleelaw.com.

(Posted 6/11/2015)


Anchorage: Litigation Secretary

We urgently require a phenomenal Litigation Secretary! If you are seeking a work environment that is fast-paced, challenging and with a great deal of variety, get your application in immediately!   You will be the right hand to an exceptional attorney and remain unflappable while providing professional, highly skilled support in times of stress and pressure. Your written and verbal communication must be exemplary as dictation is a key component of the daily responsibilities.  Excellent pay with fantastic benefits! If you are enthused by the thought of working with this prestigious and well-respected firm, we want to talk to you!

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Heavy dictation and transcription required
  • Maintain organized and efficient filing system
  • Management of all hard copy and electronic documentation, including but not limited to client files, mail, memos, expense reports, pleadings, etc.
  • Compose confidential correspondence, reports and other complex documents
  • Document creation/data input in Word and Excel (formatting pleadings, word processing, expense reports, etc.)
  • Maintain Calendars
  • Other duties as assigned

  Required Qualifications:

  • Three to five years litigation experience
  • High proficiency in MS Office (especially Word), data management and time-keeping software - advanced typing skills
  • Advanced punctuation, spelling and grammar skills highly important – must have highly developed attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Understanding and adherence to maintaining strict confidentiality of all medical matters
  • Highly developed time management and prioritization skills
  • High standard of professionalism in interpersonal communications
  • Remain calm and maintain professional standards under stress and with competing priorities

Please contact Jillian Caswell at jillianc@akexec.com or (907) 276-5707.

AES matches job seekers with opportunities in which they are recognized and rewarded for their experience, skills and abilities.  AES is proud to be an Alaskan-owned company building relationships on integrity and trust since 1977.

(Posted 6/9/2015)


Anchorage: Legal Secretary - GEICO

GEICO seeks a Legal Secretary to join the Staff Counsel office in Alaska.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing demand letters, complaints, discovery, and reports
  • Filing court documents and monitoring case dockets
  • Office administration duties, such as scheduling, maintaining the office calendar, file organization, diary entries, and gathering case-related records
  • Communicating with GEICO clients, customers and other parties 

Candidate Qualifications 

  • Prior legal experience in Alaska, familiarity with state procedures for legal filings
  • Exceptional computer skills and proficiency using MS Word
  • Exceptional communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Insurance defense and personal injury experience strongly preferred 

Salary Information 

 $35,000 - $40,000:  Salary for this position will be commensurate with the applicants experience level. 

How to Apply 

Please apply online at www.geico.jobs; 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.  Once you begin your application you can save it if you need to access it later. 

About GEICO
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.

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.

(Posted 6/2/2015)


Anchorage: Language Interpreter Center Assistant - Alaska Institute for Justice

The Language Interpreter Center Assistant will be primarily responsible to provide administrative support for the Language Interpreter Center.  In 2007, AIJ opened the Language Interpreter Center, the result of a public/private partnership dedicated to: 

1) training Alaska Native and foreign language interpreters on the roles, responsibilities and ethics of interpreting; 2) training professionals on the roles, responsibilities and ethics of working with interpreters; and 3) providing an interpreter referral service for any individual, government agency and for-profit and non-profit agency needing a qualified interpreter. The Language Interpreter Center Assistant will be supervised by the Executive Director of the Alaska Institute Justice and the Language Interpreter Center Program Manager and located in AIJ’s Anchorage office. 

Minimum Qualifications:

 
  • BA/BS degree with major coursework in marketing, public administration, or related area preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and civil rights issues
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Technology skills including website, social media, MS Word and PDF formatting
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with interpreters and program stakeholder groups
  • Familiarity with non-English speaking populations and Alaska Native culture

Salary: DOE with a generous benefits package
The Alaska Institute for Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position open until filled

To apply please submit a cover letter referencing this position, a resume, and the names and contact numbers of three professional-related references electronically to:

Barb Jacobs
Language Interpreter Center Program Manager
Alaska Institute for Justice
barb.jacobs@akijp.org

(Posted 5/19/2015)


Anchorage: Legal Secretary/Receptionist - Denali Law Group

Description of Work and Main Areas of Responsibility
Legal Secretarial work requiring management of multi-line phone system and assistance with file management and general office operation of a busy criminal defense firm. 

Qualifications

  • Experience or background in criminal justice or legal field is a MUST.
  • Must possess excellent public relation skills, communication and telephone skills, high tolerance of stressful situations, a positive attitude, and be able to work well with co-workers and the general public.
  • Must be able to manage high-volume phone traffic and direct office visitors.
  • Draft simple pleadings and correspondence.
  • Should be proficient with computers (including Microsoft Word and Excel, and Adobe Professional). 
  • Must be able to run a scanner and copier/fax machine with ease. 
  • Experience with Clio Practice Management Software is an advantage.

Rate of Pay: $15/hour (Dependent on experience) 

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Friday. 

*Interested applicants can send resumes to denalilawhkr@gmail.com.

(Posted 5/19/2015)


Anchorage: Paralegal – Nyquist Law Group, LLC

The family law firm of Nyquist Law Group is seeking a full-time paralegal with strong writing and communication skills, pays attention to detail, is team oriented, has compassion for clients, enjoys responsibility, and is willing to learn in a fast paced environment. Family law experience is encouraged, but not required. Please submit a cover letter and writing sample along with a resume. 

Contact Kara Nyquist at 907-301-7583 or kara@nyquistlaw.com
Salary: Competitive BOE

(Posted 5/14/2015)


Fairbanks: Paralegal - Downes & Tallerico

Downes & Tallerico Law Firm is a general practice firm is seeking a full-time paralegal. Areas of law include civil litigation and criminal defense, with a heavy emphasis on family law. 

Candidate should have strong legal research and writing skills. Candidate must be highly organized and pay attention to detail in a fast paced environment.  Seeking someone who can complete tasks quickly and is is team oriented. Communication and compassion for clients is a must. Prior experience in family law is a plus. 

Rate of Pay: DOE and retirement benefits. 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and legal research and writing sample to info@goldenheartlaw.com or fax to (907) 328-0590.

(Posted 6/17/2015)


Juneau: 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 three-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 legal documents, reports and correspondence. 

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. Ability to work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds is essential, as is working with individuals experiencing disabilities.  Proficiency in written and verbal communication and willingness to learn new skills desired.  Bilingual applicants encouraged. 

Salary $13.19-$22.80 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
419 Sixth St #322
Juneau AK 99801
Fax:  (907) 586-2449
juneau@alsc-law.org

(Posted 6/30/2015)

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