Alaska Legal Services Corporation is recruiting for a full-time (35 hours per week) Intake Staff Attorney in ALSC’s Anchorage office to triage statewide client needs. 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.
Required: Applicants must be admitted to practice law in Alaska or admitted to practice in another state and be eligible for an Alaska Bar Rule 43 waiver. Information on Bar admission or requirements for a waiver can be found at www.alaskabar.org. Computer proficiency (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, Internet, e-mail and data entry); and knowledgeable in providing trauma-informed services. The Intake Staff Attorney manages a high volume of calls, working effectively in a fast-paced environment with individuals in crisis both via phone and in-person.
Highly Desired: The ideal candidate will have prior experience dealing with individuals in crisis; and a background in cross-cultural situations.
Salary $64,080-96,120 DOE. Generous benefits and leave package provided, including partial reimbursement of relocation expenses. Personal leave begins at six weeks per year for a full-time employee. ALSC observes 15 paid holidays.
Applications: ALSC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive 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. Please email a cover letter, writing sample, and resume that includes three professional references to: Careers@alsc-law.org
About Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC): As a private, nonprofit law firm, the mission of ALSC is to provide civil legal aid to those who cannot afford it. Through our work, we empower people and communities throughout Alaska to protect their safety, their health, and to promote family stability. Through advocacy, education, collaboration, and litigation, we empower individuals, protect fundamental rights, strengthen communities, create opportunities, and achieve justice.