The Alaska Public Defender Agency hires new lawyers and experienced attorneys to handle civil (CINA and commitment), appellate, and criminal matters.
Positions are available in both urban and rural locations. The Agency has thirteen offices statewide, located in Anchorage, Barrow, Bethel, Dillingham, Fairbanks, Juneau, Kenai, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, Palmer and Sitka.
The Alaska Public Defender Agency hires third-year law students and judicial law clerks for civil, juvenile, and criminal trial positions that are available in September.
The deadline for applying for the fall positions is March 31st of each year. Interviews are conducted at the end of April.
Preference is given to applicants who are admitted to practice in Alaska. New hires who are not admitted to practice in Alaska must gain admittance to the Alaska Bar within 10 months of starting employment.
The Alaska Public Defender Agency hires experienced lawyers on an ongoing basis for available civil and criminal trial positions. Applicants must be able to gain admittance to the Alaska Bar through reciprocity or examination within 10 months of starting employment.
Openings for attorney positions will be posted below. Applicants who want to be notified of job openings must sign up for the job openings mailing list.
To apply for a position applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, three references, and a writing sample in PDF format by email to Courtney Porter Huff, firstname.lastname@example.org (907) 334-4413.