Staff Attorney

The Alaska Institute for Justice seeks a full-time staff attorney with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and experience working with diverse communities.  The position has several major responsibilities including providing immigration legal services and case management social service support to immigrant crime victims, including victims of human trafficking.   We are a busy non-profit agency serving the most diverse neighborhoods in the United States and the only non-profit in Alaska providing immigration legal services.  We represent approximately 850 immigrants annually and also house a statewide Language Interpreter Center, dedicated to training bilingual Alaskans to be professional interpreters and provide an interpreter referral service.

Requirements: J.D. degree, license to practice law in Alaska (may hire contingent upon passing the next Alaska Bar exam after date of hire), excellent written and oral communication skills and work experience with culturally diverse clients, civil rights issues and domestic violence and sexual assault programs.  Strong preference for bilingual applicants.  EOE

Salary DOE.  Open until filled.

Submit resume and writing sample to:

Jason Baumetz
Alaska Institute for Justice
431 W. 7th Ave., Suite 208
Anchorage, Alaska 99501.
Jason.baumetz@akijp.org
907-279-2457