Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) has an opening at its Bethel office for a full-time Staff Attorney. This position will handle intake and casework for residents of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Region experiencing civil legal problems that affect their health, safety, and stability with special emphasis on domestic violence matters, issues that affect elders, like Medicaid eligibility, estate planning, and elder abuse, and issues affecting Alaska Native individuals and communities. In addition to intake and casework, duties include working closely with community partners and providing community legal education.
Admission to Alaska Bar or Alaska Bar Rule 43 waiver required. Information on Bar Rule 43 can be found at http://www.alaskabar.org (Alaska Bar Association website). Familiarity with cross-cultural situations and excellent communication and organization skills required. Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Internet and e-mail, and data entry).
Applications: ALSC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage women, persons of color, LGBTQ individuals, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references to Sydney Tarzwell, Rural Supervising Attorney, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Annual salary is $73,104 to $101,328, dependent on experience. Generous personal leave and benefits package, including partial reimbursement of relocation expenses, provided.
About Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC): ALSC is a private, nonprofit law firm with a mission is to provide high quality civil legal services to low income and disadvantaged people and communities to protect their safety, their health and promote family stability. Through advocacy, education, collaboration and litigation we empower individuals, protect fundamental rights, strengthen communities, create opportunities and achieve justice.