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AHFC/PFD Attorney

Commercial, Fair Business & Child Support Section - Full-Time; Anchorage
(position 20-CFBCS-01; open until filled)

Job description

The Commercial, Fair Business, and Child Support section is recruiting for a full time Assistant Attorney General in the Anchorage office. The attorney hired for this position will primarily represent and advise the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) and Permanent Fund Dividend Division (PFD Division).

The attorney that fills this position will provide legal services to AHFC’s Public Housing Division in landlord/tenant disputes, public housing administrative grievances, and related matters. The attorney also may provide advice to AHFC’s Risk Management Division regarding claims or lawsuits filed against the agency.

The attorney will also provide day-to-day advice to the PFD Division, assist with legislative and regulations projects for the Division, and represent the Division in court matters such as superior court appeals of individual PFD denials.


Applicants must have a minimum of two full years of licensed practice and experience in civil litigation or administrative law.  Applicants also must be able to handle all phases of litigation including discovery, motion practice, trial, administrative hearings, and appeals.  Prior experience with fair housing and disability laws is desirable but not required.  Strong writing skills are important.


Individuals who would like additional information about the position may contact Rebecca Cain at (907) 269-5101 or by e-mail at

Application Instructions

Salary will depend upon the legal background and experience of the selected candidate. The State provides a comprehensive state benefits package to regular, full-time, partially exempt (PX) positions. State attorneys are in the partially exempt service and serve at will, at the pleasure of the Attorney General.

Candidates who are interested in applying for one of these positions must submit a resume that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience and identifies at least three professional employment references. Candidates also must submit a comprehensive professional writing sample. A cover letter should specify the position for which the applicant is applying by using the job number indicated on the recruitment announcement. Applications can be either emailed to (with the subject line titled “application for current attorney recruitment”) or mailed or hand-delivered to:

Office of the Attorney General
1031 W 4th Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501

All interested and qualified applicants will be considered, but not every applicant will be interviewed.

The Department of Law is an equal opportunity employer and complies with Title I of the American with Disabilities Act. Applicants who need accommodation to apply may call Melanie Ferguson at the department’s Anchorage office (907) 269-5102 or Relay Alaska at 1-800-770-8973.