Alaska Legal Services Corporation seeks a full-time attorney for its Dillingham office, serving Bristol Bay Native Association’s member tribes, tribal members and other ALSC-eligible clients. This position can be classified as a staff attorney or supervising attorney, depending on the experience of the applicant.
The attorney will handle direct service cases, impact litigation, and engage in outreach. The position requires excellent written and verbal advocacy skills, and the ability to both work independently and collaborate with others and a willingness to travel occasionally to remote villages without standard accommodations. A successful applicant will have a commitment to serving low-income communities and the ability to communicate effectively cross-culturally.
Minimum of three years legal experience required for the supervising attorney position. 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. Familiarity with cross-cultural situations is highly desired. Computer proficiency required (Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Internet, e-mail and data entry).
ALSC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a 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. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to: Maggie Humm, Deputy Director at firstname.lastname@example.org (reference Dillingham Attorney).