Seattle U. Law School/Bristol Bay Native Assn. Fellowship Posting

Exciting Fellowship Opportunity in Alaska!

The Center for Indian Law & Policy at Seattle University School of Law and the Bristol Bay Native Association (BBNA) has developed a project to provide estate planning services to BBNA members. The members reside in 36 villages in a remote area around Bristol Bay, Alaska. We are seeking a full-time Fellow to reside in Dillingham, Alaska, where BBNA is headquartered, for 9 months, from September 2013 through May 2014. The Fellow will travel to villages with BBNA staff to meet with clients and provide estate planning services. The Fellow will be supervised by Center personnel and will have on-site contact with an Alaska Legal Services attorney. This is a unique opportunity for a recent law school graduate to gain hands-on legal experience in a unique location! BBNA members have special estate planning needs, and the Fellow will undergo training on those special needs, as well as estate planning for native Alaskans. Pay: expense stipend of $34,000.

We will begin accepting applications for this Fellowship on May 1, 2013, with the deadline for applications on August 25, 2013.

If you are interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and list of 3 references to Erica Wolf, Managing Attorney at wolfer@seattleu.edu.

Seattle U Legal Fellowship Opportunity in Alaska

Exciting Fellowship Opportunity in Alaska!

The Center for Indian Law & Policy at Seattle University School of Law and  the Bristol Bay Native Association (BBNA) has developed a project that will provide estate planning services to BBNA members. The members reside in 36 villages in a remote area around Bristol Bay, Alaska. We are seeking a full-time Fellow to reside in Dillingham, Alaska, where BBNA is headquartered, for 9 months, from September 2012 through May 2013. The Fellow will travel to villages with BBNA staff to meet with clients and provide estate planning services. The Fellow will be supervised by Center personnel and will have on-site contact with an Alaska Legal Services attorney. This is a unique opportunity for a recent law school graduate to gain hands-on legal experience in a unique location! BBNA members have special estate planning needs, and the Fellow will undergo training on those special needs, as well as estate planning for native Alaskans. While this is not a salaried position, travel and living expenses will be paid.

We will begin accepting applications for this Fellowship on April 1, 2012, with the deadline for applications on July 31, 2012.

If you are interested, please submit: (i) cover letter, (ii) resume, (iii) unofficial transcript, (iv) three references to Erica Wolf, Managing Attorney at wolfer@seattleu.edu.