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Alaska Public Defender Agency - CINA Attorneys

The Alaska Public Defender Agency (Agency) is currently hiring Child in Need of Aid (CINA) attorneys for its Anchorage and Palmer offices. The position located in Anchorage is a traveling position. The Agency's mission is to provide constitutionally mandated legal representation to indigent clients appointed by the court. The Agency has thirteen offices statewide, located in Anchorage, Barrow, Bethel, Dillingham, Fairbanks, Juneau, Kenai, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, Palmer and Sitka. The Agency's Civil attorneys provide legal advice and representation in CINA cases and assist parents or custodians in obtaining needed services for their families.

Applicants must possess outstanding writing and analytical skills and be able to work independently to research and compose legal briefs as well as possess strong oral advocacy skills and clinical/trial practicum experience. Applicants must be admitted to the Alaska bar, be willing to sit for the next Alaska Bar exam, or be eligible for bar admission by reciprocity.

Prior legal experience preferred.

Salary range is commensurate with experience. Job provides excellent state benefits.

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, legal writing sample of 15 pages or less, and three references by email to Samantha Cherot at PDARecruitment@alaska.gov. The legal writing sample should reflect the applicant's own work without significant revision from others. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Position: Alaska Public Defender Agency - CINA Attorneys
Organization: Alaska Public Defender Agency
Location: Anchorage,  AK 
United States
Salary: DOE
Posting Start Date: 6/1/2021
Date Posted: 6/1/2021
Status: This listing expires on: 8/30/2021
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Alaska Public Defender Agency
900 W 5th Avenue
Suite 200
Anchorage,  AK 99501
United States
(907) 334-4400
Samantha Cherot