Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Juneau, Alaska

Posted Date

January 25, 2024

Contact Information

Kelly West
kelly.west@alaska.gov

Start your career with the Alaska Attorney General’s Office, Civil Division! Work in an exciting, flexible, hybrid work environment where we understand that being challenged by the work does not need to be a blow to healthy work–life balance! If you are a talented and hard-working attorney, then we want you on our dynamic legal team.

We strive to uphold a collaborative, collegial, and professionally-inspiring workplace. Career opportunities are available in several of our offices across the state. Do you have questions about remote work, relocation, or other geographical placement requests? Don’t hesitate to reach out to our hiring team at civil.recruit@alaska.gov.

The Civil Division represents all executive branch agencies from our offices throughout the state. We work to serve the public interest in a variety of ways: Governmental Services & Public Integrity; Natural Resources & Statehood Defense; and Protecting Vulnerable Alaskans. For more information about the Department of Law, including a description of each Civil Division section, please visit our website at https://law.alaska.gov/department/civil/civil.html#sections.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Hybrid work environment: Eligibility for part-time teleworking, alternate workweek, or a flex schedule after an initial training period
  • Health benefits (including dental and vision), life insurance and voluntary supplemental benefits
  • Generous leave accrual
  • 11 paid holidays
  • A variety of retirement plans
  • Potential eligibility for student loan forgiveness through the Public Loan Forgiveness Program.
  • 37.5-hour workweek

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Responsibilities

Core Responsiblities vary by position and section. View them here! https://law.alaska.gov/department/jobs/jobs-CIV-attorney.html

  • collaborating with subject matter specialists
  • handle complex, high profile and/or expedited litigation
  • trial court litigation
  • pleadings, discovery, dispositive motion practice
  • potential work-related travel
  • agency advice
  • legislation, regulations, public records, and open meetings
  • representing clients in negotiations

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

  1. Resume that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience.
  2. At least three professional employment references.
  3. Professional writing sample.
  4. Cover letter which includes the job number.