Assistant District Attorney

Location: Kenai, Alaska

Looking for career advancement and new opportunities in a fun and exciting location?  The Kenai District Attorney Office has the perfect situation for you!  We are recruiting for an Assistant District Attorney.  In this position you will prosecute criminal cases in the Kenai District and Superior Courts, which includes frequent trials, significant pre-trial motion practice, daily court hearings and some post-conviction and appellate work.  You will need strong oral advocacy skills. Prior trial experience and experience in the practice of criminal law is a plus, but is not required. This position requires the ability to think critically and reason logically; the ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing; the ability to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a deadline controlled atmosphere; and the ability to manage numerous matters simultaneously.

Kenai is one of Alaska’s mid-sized District Attorney Offices, currently employing eight attorneys and nine support staff.   The Kenai office prosecutes cases throughout the Kenai Peninsula, as well as several communities “across the Bay.”  In addition to serving the local Kenai court, the office also handles cases in the Homer and Seward courts, providing the opportunity for travel assignments to these unique and interesting seaside communities.  The office is perfectly sized to allow ample opportunities to learn and grow from your colleagues, while still maintaining a close-knit family-like atmosphere.  The team mentality and strong sense of camaraderie are a couple of the many things that make “Fort Kenai” such a great place to work. The office was recognized at the 2017 Alaska District Attorney Conference by being awarded the “Team Award.”  The people in the office are great to work with, and do quite a bit together outside the office as well.  Who knows, you might even be the next winner of the “Golden Bootie” trophy for winning the friendly office competition to see who hikes the most each summer. Apply now to join the Kenai District Attorney Office as our new Assistant District Attorney, and come experience all the exciting opportunities that the Kenai Peninsula has to offer both at work and play.

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