Supervising Attorney, Rural Defense Section

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Job location
900 West 5th Aveneu Suite 701
Anchorage, AK 99501
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Office of Public Advocacy
Street address: 
900 West 5th Ave. Ste. 701
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

The Office of Public Advocacy is seeking a Supervising Attorney for its new Rural Defense Section. This position provides specialized legal representation to indigent clients accused of committing the highest level of criminal offenses as well as represents parents in Child In Need of Aid (CINA) cases and respondents in guardianship and mental health commitment cases. This attorney supervises two attorneys, one investigator, and one paralegal. This position will handle cases located throughout Alaska and travel will be required.


. At least five years of legal experience including experience in trying unclassified felonies, as well as a Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited school is required, in addition to bar licensure in Alaska or the ability to become licensed.

To apply: 

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to [email protected] . This position will remain open until filled with a suitable candidate; applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Salary range is commensurate with experience.
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2020