Alaska Legal Services Corporation has an opening for a full-time Intake Staff Attorney in ALSC’s Anchorage office.
The Intake Staff Attorney is responsible for responding to initial calls from applicants for ALSC’s services, identifying applicants that are appropriate for ALSC’s services, and assisting in the development of the legal issues presented. The Intake Staff Attorney will also provide initial legal advice to potential clients prior to being passed on to the appropriate office for further review. In the case of matters with which ALSC cannot assist, the Intake Staff Attorney will provide useful information, technical assistance, and/or referrals to other sources of assistance.
Applicants must be admitted to practice law in Alaska or admitted to practice in another state and eligible for an Alaska Bar Rule 43 waiver. Information on Bar Rule 43 can be found at http://www.alaskabar.org.
The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, be able to handle a high volume of calls, be adept at working with individuals in crisis, and have knowledge of providing trauma-informed services. Familiarity with cross-cultural situations is highly desired.
Salary $50,688-70,320 DOE. Generous benefits and leave package provided, including partial reimbursement of relocation expenses.
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: Maggie Humm, Deputy Director, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference Anchorage Intake Unit Casehandler in your application.
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.