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(Updated 2/27/2015)


Anchorage: Legal Secretary - Law Offices of Gregory J. Grebe

Full time legal secretary with 5 years on the job experience.  Familiar with State/Federal court rules/filing.  Document/file management skills a must.  Proficient in MS and highly skilled in general clerical tasks.  Willing to provide overall office support.  Salary DOE with benefits.  Sole Practitioner, Personal Injury Lawyer.  Email:  ggrebe@grebelaw.com

(Posted 2/27/2015)


Anchorage: Investigations Coordinator – Fair Housing - 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 manage ALSC’s fair housing testing investigations. 

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 program 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.  

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

Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience required. Knowledge of fair housing 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. 

Salary $28,064 to $46,118 per year 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 2/27/2015)


Anchorage: Paralegal – Levesque Law Group, LLC

The Levesque Law Group, LLC, seeks an experienced paralegal to assist with its growing practice. Applicants should possess strong research and writing skills, the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, and significant experience in drafting, reviewing, and filing court documents.  Experience in civil litigation is strongly preferred.   Familiarity with municipal, administrative, and probate practice is also preferred, but is not required.  Compensation is commensurate with professional experience.  Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and references to shelley@levesquelawgroup.com .

(Posted 2/25/2015)


Anchorage: Part-time Receptionist - Law Office of Ian Wheeles

The Law Office of Ian Wheeles is presently seeking a part-time afternoon receptionist for our busy firm.  The position is Mon-Fri, 12pm-5pm.  Applicant must have highest integrity, be cheerful, good with computers, and have high attention to detail.  Our office primarily focuses on all areas of family law, as well as a general practice with clients in areas of small business, estate planning, probate, criminal defense, and other civil litigation.  Starting compensation is negotiable based on needs and experience, paid leave and retirement available.  To apply, please submit a cover letter describing your interest, relevant experience, as well as résumé to: ian@wheeleslaw.com or via fax: (907)375-5562.

(Posted 2/18/2015)


Anchorage: Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant - Keesal, Young & Logan

Seeking legal secretary/administrative assistant for the Anchorage branch of Keesal, Young & Logan (headquartered in Long Beach, CA).

Seeking a dependable and personable “team player.”  Knowledge of court procedures and experience with filings a plus. Intelligent, motivated self-starter with general office experience a necessity.

Collegial working environment, benefits and competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

Please email your resume to marilyn.whitcomb@kyl.com

(Posted 2/9/2015)


Anchorage: Compliance Manager - NeighborWorks Anchorage

NeighborWorks Anchorage is seeking a Compliance Manager who will manage our growing Compliance department.   This position performs the administrative duties required to ensure NWA is operating within the regulatory requirements of all federal and state affordable housing programs.  Programs include LIHTC, HOME, TEB, FHLB, Section 8 SRO Mod Rehab, HUD Section 202 and HUD 811.  This position requires research and accurate interpretation of HUD and IRS program requirements, preparation for occupancy reviews and financial audits, REAC, and UPICS physical inspection requirements and HERA reporting.  The Compliance Manager must be knowledgeable in property management and state landlord/tenant laws.  This position requires an Alaska State Real Estate license; LIHTC and COS certification as well as knowledge of federal Fair Housing laws.  The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in supervising or managing a staff in a strong team environment.   This is a working management position which will help manage the team to succeed in meeting its goals and deadlines in a timely manner.  A strong accounting background is preferred.  Excellent administrative skills, extremely detail oriented and able to critique others work, must be organized, have excellent communication skills, excel in computer skills, able to multi-task and work in a very busy team environment is a must.  Excellent customer service skills to a wide variety of customers are essential to success in this position.  Must have reliable transportation, have a clean record and pass a drug test. Salary DOE plus an excellent benefit package which includes medical, dental, life, vision, 401(k) with company match.  

Send your resume to 480 W. Tudor, Anchorage, AK 99503; or fax to 677-8483. 

NeighborWorks Anchorage is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 2/5/2015)


Anchorage: Manager of Legal Support Services - Chugach Government Solutions

Summary/General Description of Job: 

The Manager of Legal Support Services is responsible for the facilitation and management of legal support services provided to various corporate departments, Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures, under the direction of corporate counsel.

Mandatory Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of legal ethics and the ability to maintain strict confidence.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) and a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a paralegal or in a legal secretarial role, or in lieu of the degree a high school diploma with five years of progressively responsible paralegal or legal secretarial position experience.
  • Ability to supervise and manage one to five employees.
  • Excellent word and data processing skills.
  • Skilled at balancing and prioritizing numerous ongoing projects.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional and courteous manner in diversified situations.
  • Ability to remain poised under pressure.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment.
  • Ability to follow written procedures and style manuals.
  • Ability to bring projects to closure.

Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Chugach shareholders, spouses and descendants, and shareholders of other Alaska Native Corporations.  Chugach makes every effort to identify, hire, train, and promote shareholders.  Chugach is an equal opportunity employer.  The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. 

For complete position description and to apply, please visit: https://chugach.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=AK0100279

(Posted 2/4/2015)


Anchorage: Legal Assistant - RCO Legal - Alaska, Inc.

RCO Legal - Alaska, Inc., an industry leading specialty law firm, is currently looking for a Legal Assistant for our downtown Anchorage office. This smaller 4 Attorney firm is part of our larger nationally recognized organization.

As the Legal Assistant, this person is responsible for assisting the paralegal/s and/or attorney/s with a high volume caseload. This is a self-directed, detail oriented position and we want someone who will be ready to jump in, take initiative and hit the ground running!

Responsibilities:

  • Opening and closing files
  • Draft some letters and pleadings
  • Heavy data entry/computer work
  • Assist with preparing files for hearings
  • Calendaring
  • General clerical duties: filing, copying, faxing, scanning, etc.
  • Assist with garnishment packages
  • Assist with judgment debtor exam requests
  • Assist with default judgment packages
  • Work with excel spreadsheets to track judgment balances
  • Other duties as assigned by paralegal/s and/or attorney/s

Requirements:

  • Minimum one year of working in a law office
  • Experience working with paralegals and attorneys
  • Knowledge of and experience with local court rules
  • Experience calendaring and reviewing and finalizing pleadings
  • File processing experience
  • Experience working in a high volume and fast paced environment
  • Any industry experience (litigation, bankruptcy, foreclosures, collections, evictions, mortgage banking, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills- verbal and written
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports
  • High proficiency with technology and ability to learn new programs quickly- MS Office, Outlook, etc. and ECF experience desirable
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • 4 year degree preferred

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • 401K with matching
  • Generous PTO
  • Hourly compensation
  • Parking

*Candidates must be comfortable with office pets; dogs and cats.

To apply and upload your resume, please follow this link: https://www.hirebridge.com/v3/application/applink.aspx?cid=6505&jid=268157

(Posted 2/4/2015)


Anchorage: Administrative Assistant, Language Interpreter Center - Alaska Institute for Justice

The Alaska Institute for Justice (AIJ) seeks an Administrative Assistant for the Language Interpreter Center (LIC). The Administrative Assistant will increase the accessibility of community services for people with limited English proficiency through processing and scheduling requests for interpreters by service providers. This position has several major job responsibilities, including acting as the program administrative assistant, maintaining a computer database, performing intake with prospective interpreters and customers and maintaining interpreter files. The Language Interpreter Center administrative assistant will be supervised by the Executive Director of the Alaska Institute for Justice and the Language Interpreter Center Program Manager and located in AIJ’s Anchorage office. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or work experience equivalence with an emphasis in marketing, human services, or related area required
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and civil rights issues
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Computer experience including database management, Microsoft Suite is required
  • Bilingual preferred (Alaska Native Languages, Tagalog, Samoan, Hmong, Korean)
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with interpreters and program customers
  • 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 2/3/2015)


Anchorage: Paralegal - Farley & Graves, P.C.

Farley & Graves, P.C. seeks a paralegal with 2-4 years experience for its insurance defense practice.  Insurance defense, worker’s compensation defense, litigation, or maritime defense experience preferred.  Excellent benefits and convenient downtown office location.  Salary commensurate with experience and ability.  Fax cover letter and resume to 274-5111.

(Posted 2/3/2015)    


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 word-processing ability and proficiency with the full MS Office suite of applications are required. Familiarity with TimeSlips or similar legal billing software is preferred. Candidates must possess organizational skills, effective written and verbal communication, and the desire and ability to work cooperatively with colleagues. Attention to detail and the pro-active ability to prioritize and accomplish tasks both independently and as a team are essential. The position requires answering phones, general office support tasks, and some bookkeeping and billing duties. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Notary Public Commission from the State of Alaska is required. Wage is competitive and 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 Ovsak@alaskalaw.pro.

(Posted 1/12/2015)


Anchorage: Legal Service Manager - Chugach Alaska Corporation

Chugach Alaska Corporation is looking for a Legal Services Manager for its corporate offices. The Legal Services Manager supports the Chugach General Counsel, the corporate Director of Risk, and oversees the ongoing day-to-day operations of the legal department. This position acts as a key liaison to other departments in the corporation including finance, human resources, communications, and IT.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:

  • Drafts corporate documents, transactional documents, and resolutions, and assists in reviewing subcontracts, leases, and other legal documents.
  • Creates and maintains office systems and departmental practices, including tasks related to information technology.
  • Assists with reporting, budgeting and measuring performance against budgets, using key information management tools to identify drivers of expenses and trends.
  • Communicate financial information both within and outside the legal department. 
  • Manages all corporate and commercial legal / contract files and databases.
  • Obtains and renews business licenses, and ensures all other corporate reporting requirements are met and maintained in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Oversees ongoing department projects and day-to-day department operations issues including facilities/floor space, to equipment to workflow management with subsidiary companies.
  • Provides internal litigation support, including development of discovery processes and policies and identifying cost-effective means to support litigation discovery.
  • Assists with management of outside counsel relationships, including overseeing outside counsel guidelines.
  • Assists in gathering and compiling insurance renewal information for Chugach enterprise insurance program.

Mandatory Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Legal Studies, or another associated field of study.
  • At least five (5) years’ progressively responsible paralegal or legal secretarial experience.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

To review the complete job description and apply, visit: https://chugach.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=AK0100255

(Posted 1/8/2015)


Juneau: Outreach Coordinator - Aalska Institute for Justice  

This position is located in AIJ’s Juneau office and has several major job responsibilities including outreach to immigrant domestic violence and sexual assault survivors under the Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Assistance Program grant.    The AIJ rural outreach coordinator will assist with developing and implementing culturally and linguistically appropriate outreach to immigrant and Alaska Native communities.   Duties will include work with attorneys to provide resource information and supportive services to DV/SA clients in helping build the capacity of local communities to enhance community-wide systems response to immigrant and Alaska Native survivors of violence.  The duties of the position will include answering the phone, meeting with survivors of DV/SA, providing support to the Juneau staff attorneys, and administrative support.  The rural outreach duties will include helping with grant duties including helping coordinate the work of the three bilingual immigrant rural outreach advocates working in Kodiak, Unalaska and Homer and with additional rural communities when needed.  The position will provide administrative support to the Juneau office staff attorneys to help build the capacity and long-term sustainability of local communities to enhance community-wide systems response to immigrant and Alaska Native survivors of violence. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and civil rights issues
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual required
  • Familiarity with non-English speaking populations and experience working with diverse cultures

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, writing sample, and the names and contact numbers of three professional-related references electronically to:

Kari Robinson
Alaska Institute for Justice
kari.robinson@akijp.org

(Posted 2/3/2015)


Kotzebue: Director of Compliance and Risk Management - Maniilaq Association

Position Summary: Oversees and manages all aspects of Maniilaq Association insurance and risk management under the direction of the Vice President/CFO and in cooperation with affected managers. Oversees and manages the Maniilaq Association Compliance Program under the direction of the President/CEO. 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and 5 years of specialized legal, compliance, and/or risk management experience. Masters degree, Juris Doctor, or equivalent preferred. Must be able to effectively present on complex risk management and compliance topics to senior managers and the board of directors. 

EXCELLENT SALARY/BENEFITS!  AMAZING CULTURE & COMMUNITY READY TO WELCOME YOU AND/OR YOUR FAMILY! 

Apply Online: www.vscyberhosting.com/maniilaq
Questions: tiffany.dealmeida@maniilaq.org

A P.L. 93-638 Native/Indian Preference/EEO Employer

(Posted 1/27/2015)

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