Job Details

Project Based Legal Fellow

Company name

American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type



Anchorage, AK

Date Last Verified

Mar 07,2018

Posted on

Feb 17,2018
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
78 hits


Project Based Legal Fellow The fellow should expect to have earned a JD Degree before September 2018 and either be admitted to the Alaska Bar or be willing to qualify for admission. Must be interested in developing a project addressing one of the following three areas: (1) prison conditions, specifically healthcare, mental health, and solitary confinement; (2) the constitutional right to privacy; or (3) voting rights, specifically as those rights are affected in rural areas. Will think critically, write clearly and accessibly, have policy or litigation experience (such as from a clinic or clerkship), and be passionate about civil liberties, social justice, and the mission of the Union of Alaska. Expect rising 3Ls or judicial clerks to be ready to start in September 2018. Current lawyers or recent graduates on a more flexible schedule are welcome to start earlier.

Additional info

Send cover letter; an initial project proposal of up to 2 pages; resume; a writing sample; law school transcript; and a list of 3 references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska
1057 W. Fireweed Lane
Suite 207
Anchorage, AK 99503

Similar Jobs:

Associate Attorney The candidate core issues for the Alaska office include protection of the Alaska coastal rain forest, safeguarding of America’s Arctic, action to combat climate change and limit its effects, wildlife conserva...
Legal and Policy Director Duties: Create, manage, and implement a program of strategic litigation and policy advocacy to defend and expand civil liberties. Report directly to the Executive Director. Periodic travel throughout t...
General Counsel - Business and Intergovernmental Affairs The candidate will provide legal advice and assistance on a wide range of matters pertaining to tribal self-governance, tribal relations, business affairs, business transac...