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Alaska Public Defender Agency - Attorney I-IV

The Alaska Public Defender Agency is currently hiring trial attorneys for its Anchorage, KenaiKetchikan, Fairbanks, Nome, and Bethel offices. Trial attorneys for the Alaska Public Defender Agency provide court-appointed legal representation to indigent individuals in criminal cases.

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.

Job provides excellent state benefits. Salary range is commensurate with experience and dependent on location (COLA included):

  • Anchorage, Kenai, & Ketchikan: $68,659.50 - $106,450.50 annually
  • Fairbanks: $70,726.50 - $109,648.50 annually
  • Nome: $94,068.00 - $145,840.50 annually
  • Bethel: $102,999.00 - $159,685.50 annually
Position: Alaska Public Defender Agency - Attorney I-IV
Organization: Alaska Public Defender Agency
Location: Anchorage,  AK 
United States
Salary: $68,659.50 - $159,685.50 annually
Posting Start Date: 4/22/2021
Date Posted: 5/10/2021
Requirements If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, legal writing sample of 15 pages or less, and three references by email to PDARecruitment@alaska.gov. The legal writing sample should reflect the applicant's own work without significant revision from others. Applications will be accepted on a continual basis.
Status: This listing expires on: 8/8/2021
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Alaska Public Defender Agency
900 W 5th Avenue
Suite 200
Anchorage,  AK 99501
United States
(907) 269-0354
Jin Chong