Trustees for Alaska seeks a full-time legal fellow to join our team of lawyers working to protect a wild and vibrant Alaska where fish, wildlife, and people thrive. This is a two-year position in Anchorage, Alaska, starting September 2022.
The ideal candidate will have recently graduated from law school or completed a judicial clerkship and have a proven commitment to environmental and social justice issues.
For more information go to http://www.trustees.org.
The Fellowship Attorney reports to the Legal Director or a Senior Staff Attorney and is responsible for the following:
- Managing a diverse project list that may include coalition-based administrative, legislative, and judicial work
- Working with program staff, clients, and partners to research, develop, and implement legal and other strategies
- Assisting with all aspects of litigation
- Assisting with administrative, communications, and fundraising tasks as needed
We work a 40-hour week in a supportive, dog-friendly office.
Strong candidates will have:
- Excellent writing, research, analytical, and interpersonal skills
- A demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively
- The ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment, including within large and diverse coalitions
Environmental and administrative law is preferred.
We offer a competitive non-profit salary of $60,000/year, plus medical, dental, life, long-term disability, retirement benefits, and a generous leave policy. Costs of health benefits are covered by Trustees for the employee. We also encourage applications from candidates who have full or partial fellowship funding from other sources. Trustees for Alaska is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and is an equal opportunity employer. We value the varied life experiences all people can bring to our work. We make employment decisions based on organizational needs, job requirements, and individual skills and qualifications. We prohibit harassment and discrimination of any kind, including related to race, sex, age, culture, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, languages spoken, parental status, veteran’s status, color, education, religion, medical history, disability, and sexual orientation. Respecting each other is an integral part of our organizational culture, and we cultivate a work environment that recognizes the strength of
diversity and the contributions everyone can bring to our mission.
E-mail cover letter, resume, references, transcript, and writing sample to Ashley Boyd, Administrative Director, at