Job Details

Education Attorney / Elder Law Attorney in Sitka, AK

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Company name

Alaska Legal Services Corporation

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Education
Elder Law
Family Law
Public Interest Law
Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Sitka, AK

Date Last Verified

Sep 04,2018

Posted on

Oct 10,2017

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Profile

Member Legal Partnership Attorney The candidate will offer trainings for health providers and comprehensive legal assistance for low-income patients at partnering hospital or health clinic serving primarily Alaska Native and Native American individuals. By focusing on cases that promote income growth, housing stability, and personal safety, uses legal advocacy as a tool to address social determinants of health. Will provide direct legal assistance to low-income patients at the Regional Health Consortium. Areas of legal advocacy include public benefits, housing, special education, domestic violence, elder law, family law, and consumer law. Will be responsible for providing periodic trainings and presentations to providers at medical facilities, as well as for regularly consulting with medical providers. Will work independently at their local location, members will be part of a national collaborative network of members to improve social determinants of health for American Indians and Alaskan Natives.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Alaska Bar membership or eligibility for Rule 43 waiver. Legal experience assisting persons with low incomes (may include student legal clinics, internships). Prior experience in managing independent projects or assignments. Experience regarding Indian Law strongly encouraged to apply. Knowledge of the legal issues impacting persons with low incomes. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively in a variety of contexts. Computer Proficiency.

Company info

Nikole Nelson
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
1016 West Sixth Avenue
Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501-1963