Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks, Alaska

Posted Date

June 14, 2024

Contact Information

Stacie Kraly
stacie.kraly@alaska.gov

Alaska’s history, culture, and economy are inextricably bound to the State’s natural resources. Natural Resources section attorneys work closely with client program managers in a variety of capacities, including litigation in administrative, state, and federal forums, complex litigation, administrative appeals, major infrastructure development projects and program initiatives, legislation and regulation drafting, and daily operational advice.

Attorneys in the Civil Division work on matters of statewide importance, all while living and enjoying all Alaska has to offer. If you enjoy complex and impactful legal work along with dramatic scenery, outdoor activities like skiing, hiking, kayaking, and abundant wildlife, then the Alaska Department of Law, Civil Division is the place for you. Flexible schedules, including hybrid telework arrangements, may be available.

The Civil Division represents all executive branch agencies, from offices throughout the state, working to serve the public interest in a variety of ways. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: Wildlife Management Attorney

Responsibilities

The Alaska Department of Law currently seeks an experienced attorney to advise and litigate on behalf of the Department of Fish and Game (DFG), Board of Game (BOG), and Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

The attorney hired for this position will be trained to serve as the lead attorney on wildlife management advice and litigation but will be assigned a variety of matters in the section’s portfolio, including litigation and advice in support of DNR land, mining, water, and other programs. Travel to board meetings and for litigation appearances is required. Litigation in state and federal courts will be a significant part of the job.

 

Qualifications

  1. Graduation from an accredited law school.
  2. Licensed to practice law in the state of Alaska now or within 10 months of appointment.
  3. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and manage competing deadlines at once.
  4. Excellent judgment and strong client relation skills.
  5. Superior analytical skills and writing ability and willingness to draft, edit, and testify on legislation.

Prior professional or legal experience, including a clerkship with the state or federal courts, is preferred but not required.

Application Process

Email applications to: civil.recruit@alaska.gov (with the subject line “application for current attorney recruitment”). To apply, please submit:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three Professional Employment References
  4. Writing Sample

All interested and qualified applicants will be considered, but not every applicant will be interviewed.