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Supervising Attorney - Office of Public Advocacy
The Office of Public Advocacy is seeking an experienced attorney to help supervise the self-designated “Best Office in OPA,” the Appeals and Statewide Defense Section. Are you a natural leader with experience in a wide range of practice areas? This section has it all: criminal trial cases, criminal appeals, child in need of aid cases, juvenile delinquency cases, guardianship cases and more.

The section’s most valued priorities are a dedication to high-quality representation of our indigent clients and a desire and ability to work in a close-knit team environment.  The ideal candidate should have extensive criminal trial experience as well as experience with Child in Need of Aid proceedings.  They should have the ability to analyze complex fact patterns, direct investigations, analyze scientific evidence, engage in extensive motion practice, and present evidence effectively in court.  Supervising duties are shared with the agency’s amazing appellate coordinator.

This position is based in Anchorage, but there will be opportunities for travel to exotic locations throughout the state: St. Paul, Dillingham, the Southeast, etc. The starting salary for this position is $96,057.00 annually and the state provides a comprehensive benefits package, including a minimum of five weeks paid leave per year.

All interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and a writing sample to Deputy Director Beth Russo electronically at elizabeth.russo@alaska.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Position: Supervising Attorney - Office of Public Advocacy
Organization: Office of Public Advocacy
Location: Anchorage,  AK 
United States
Salary: $96,057.00 annually
Posting Start Date: 3/7/2022
Date Posted: 3/7/2022
Status: This listing expires on: 6/5/2022
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Office of Public Advocacy
900 W 5th Avenue, Suite 525

Anchorage,  AK 99501
United States
Elizabeth Russo