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Litigation - General Attorney in Anchorage, AK

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Company name

The Attorney General and Department of Law - State of Alaska

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Location

USA Anchorage, AK

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018


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Fellowship Attorney The fellow will be a part of the Opinions, Appeals, and Ethics Section and report to the Solicitor General. Each fellow will be assigned a mentor who specializes in appellate practice. In the first year, the fellow will participate in the full range of work handled in the Opinions, Appeals, and Ethics section. The fellow will handle and assist with civil appeals to Alaska’s superior and supreme courts and assist with special department projects. Responsibilities will include drafting appellate briefs, presenting at least one oral argument, evaluating potential appeals, and sitting on moot courts for other attorneys. In the second year, the fellow will have the opportunity to partner with attorneys in other sections to work on a range of civil practice areas. Near the end of the fellowship period, the fellow will be eligible to apply for any open attorney positions at the Department. Should be law graduates currently serving as full-time judicial clerks or who have recently completed a judicial clerkship; law graduates participating in government, academic, or public-interest fellowships that will be completed prior to the start date of the Department of Law’s fellowship; or exceptionally qualified law students in their final year at an accredited law school. Note: This position is a two-year fellowship that will begin in the fall of 2018.

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Company info

Joanne Grace
The Attorney General and Department of Law - State of Alaska
310 K Street,
Suite 403
Anchorage, AK 99501-2064
Phone: 907-269-5275