Trustees for Alaska is Seeking a New Staff Attorney
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Trustees for Alaska is Seeking a New Staff Attorney!

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Trustees for Alaska, a non-profit, public interest environmental law firm, is seeking candidates for a full-time Staff Attorney position in Anchorage, AK. Founded in 1974, Trustees for Alaska provides strategic and legal counsel to national, regional, and local conservation organizations, Alaska Native villages and tribal councils, and others concerning climate change, public lands, resource extraction, marine conservation, fisheries, air and water quality, biodiversity, and other Alaska conservation issues. Trustees for Alaska works at the state and federal levels in legislative, administrative, and judicial forums. The dynamic caseload, strong team of experienced attorneys and other staff, and ideal location make Trustees for Alaska a great place to work.

Lands around the village of Allakaket,. Photo by Suzanne Bostrom.

An ideal candidate will have three to seven years of relevant experience (which may include a judicial clerkship), preferably in environmental law or litigation. Trial experience is a plus. The ideal candidate will also have a demonstrated commitment to environmental protection and be admitted to practice in Alaska. Desired skills include: creative thinking in problem-solving; excellent writing and analytical skills; ability to manage an active and diverse judicial, legislative, and administrative docket; strong legal research skills; ability to understand scientific principles and methods; high degree of professional integrity; courtesy and diplomacy in dealing with colleagues, clients, opposing counsel, and government agencies; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment; and a sense of humor.

E-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample (not more than 10 pages), transcript, and references to Brittany Hales, Competitive non-profit salary D.O.E. plus excellent medical, dental, life, long-term disability, and retirement benefits, generous leave policy, and supportive co-workers. The position is available immediately and will be filled as soon as possible.

Trustees for Alaska is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees and constituents regardless of differences based on culture, socioeconomic status, race, marital or family situation, gender, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, physical ability, or sexual orientation.