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Native People Law Attorney in Fairbanks, AK

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Company name

Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Native People Law


$43,224 – $63,360/yr


Fairbanks, AK

Date Last Verified

Nov 14,2017

Posted on

Oct 09,2017

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Native Law Staff Attorney Duties: Representation tribal clients in proceedings related to the Indian Child Welfare Act (“ICWA”), as well as litigating other Native law and civil matters on behalf of TCC Tribes and tribal members. Travel to both rural and urban areas may be required. Will be expected to manage a caseload of state court child in need of aid cases, in addition to some civil and Native law matters. Will participate in strategic coordination with state-wide teams, and participate in appellate and impact litigation.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be admitted to practice law in Alaska or admitted to practice in another state and eligible for an Alaska Bar Rule 43 waiver, and be computer proficient (Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet, Google Applications, e-mail and data entry). Familiarity with Alaska Native issues desired. A background in communicating and interacting effectively in cross-cultural situa­tions, and a commitment to race equity work.

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Company info

Pearl Pickett
Native Law Supervising Attorney
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
1648 Cushman Street
Suite 300
Fairbanks, AK 99701-6206