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Staff Attorney (Medical-Legal Partnership Project)

Description: 

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) seeks an attorney to support its Partnering for Native Health Medical-Legal Partnership Project (MLP) in Kodiak and to address the civil legal needs of low-income Alaskans residing on Kodiak.

The attorney will handle direct service cases, impact litigation, engage in outreach, and handle some administrative functions for the MLP. 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.

Salary: $56,256-$78,048 per year DOE. 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 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.

Requirements: 

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.

To Apply: 

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 (including Alaska Native and Native Americans) 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, references, and writing sample to: Chelsea Gregersen, Supervising Attorney, at cgregersen@alsc-law.org.

Information

Submission Deadline: 
December 1, 2021
Organization Information: 
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
1016 W. 6th Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
United States
Phone: 907-272-9431