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Fellowship Attorney

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The Attorney General and Department of Law - State of Alaska

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Anchorage, AK

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Mar 01,2018

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Feb 28,2018
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Fellowship Attorney The fellow would be exposed to a wide range of felony and misdemeanor criminal litigation, from motion work to trial practice. This is not an assignment limited to covering one class of hearings. Will independently manage a criminal trial caseload of misdemeanors and B and C level felonies, to include first-chairing trials. Work on higher level felony cases under the mentorship of experienced prosecutors. Apply the training gleaned in the district attorney’s office to representing the state in appellate matters filed in the court of appeals and federal district court. Primary responsibilities include drafting appellate briefs, potentially participating in oral argument, evaluating potential appeals, litigating federal habeas corpus petitions, and assisting with special department projects. Work with attorneys throughout the Department on critical matters of public interest. Near or at the close of the fellowship period, the successful candidate would be eligible to apply for any open attorney position within the Department, including those only open to current Department employees. Sshould 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; and exceptionally qualified law students in their final year at an accredited law school. Split between the District Attorney’s Office and the Office of Criminal Appeals. Deadline: May 30, 2018.

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Send resume. that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience and identifies three professional employment references include a professional writing sample

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Richard Allen
The Attorney General and Department of Law - State of Alaska
310 K Street,
Suite 403
Anchorage, AK 99501-2064

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