Chapter Leadership

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Alaska ALA Board

President

Jodi Walton, Atkinson Conway & Gagnon, Inc.

Jodi Walton, CLM
Atkinson Conway & Gagnon, Inc.
420 L Street, Suite 500
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 276-1700
Fax: 907-272-2082

President-Elect

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Karen Schmidlkofer
Alaska Bar Association
550 W. 7th, Suite 1900
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 272-7469
schmidk@alaskabar.org

Vice-President

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Karen Schmidlkofer
Alaska Bar Association
550 W. 7th, Suite 1900
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 272-7469
schmidk@alaskabar.org

Secretary

Dawn Gray

Dawn Gray
Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP
701 West 8th Ave., Suite 1200
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 276-5152
Fax: (907) 276-8433
dawng@lbblawyers.com

Treasurer

Lindsey Galin, Holmes Weddle & Barcott, PC

Lindsey Galin, Assistant Firm Administrator
Holmes Weddle & Barcott, PC
701 W. 8th Ave., Suite 700
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 274-0666
Fax: (907) 277-4657
Lgalin@hwb-law.com

Director-at-Large

Laura Newman

Laura Newman
Cook Schuhmann & Groseclose, Inc.
714 Fourth Avenue, Suite 200
Fairbanks AK 99701
Office: (907) 452-1855
csg@alaskalaw.com

Director-at-Large

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Gillian Havrilla
Russell Wagg Gabbert & Budzinski, PC
510 L Street, Suite 300
Anchorage AK 99501
Tel. 907-258-174
ghavrilla@rtwcg.com

Past President

Janet Tipton, Holland & Hart LLP

Janet Tipton
Office Administrator/Paralegal
Holland & Hart LLP
1029 W. Third Avenue, Suite 550
Anchorage AK 99501
Direct (907) 865-2603
Mobile (907) 350-9805
JLTipton@hollandhart.com

Education Committee

This Committee develops and delivers timely, high quality, and competency-based education to our members.

 

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Karen Schmidlkofer
Alaska Bar Association
550 W. 7th, Suite 1900
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 272-7469
schmidk@alaskabar.org

 

Jodi Walton, Atkinson Conway & Gagnon, Inc.

Jodi Walton, CLM
Atkinson Conway & Gagnon, Inc.
420 L Street, Suite 500
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 276-1700
Fax: 907-272-2082

 

Lindsey Galin, Holmes Weddle & Barcott, PC

Lindsey Galin, Assistant Firm Administrator
Holmes Weddle & Barcott, PC
701 W. 8th Ave., Suite 700
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 274-0666
Fax: (907) 277-4657
Lgalin@hwb-law.com

Business Partnership Committee

This Committee develops and maintains relationships with the Chapter’s local, regional and national business partners.

Co-Chair

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Karen Schmidlkofer
Alaska Bar Association
550 W. 7th, Suite 1900
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 272-7469
schmidk@alaskabar.org

Co-Chair

Debra W. Hinds, Delaney Wiles, Inc.

Debra W. Hinds
Richmond & Quinn, APC
360 K Street
Suite 200
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: 907-276-5727
Fax: 907-276-2953
dhinds@richmondquinn.com

 

Dawn Gray

Dawn Gray
Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP
701 West 8th Ave., Suite 1200
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 276-5152
Fax: (907) 276-8433
dawng@lbblawyers.com

 

Me & Rick Springfield

Gillian Havrilla
Russell Wagg Gabbert & Budzinski, PC
510 L Street, Suite 300
Anchorage AK 99501
Tel. 907-258-1747
ghavrilla@rtwcg.com

 

Yvonne Robinson, CLM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Stoel Rives LLP

Yvonne Robinson, CLM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

 

Bar Liaison Committee

This Committee serves as our Chapter’s liaison with the Alaska Bar Association and local bar associations to build lasting relationships with these organizations through joint programs and event Partnership.

Chair

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Karen Schmidlkofer
Alaska Bar Association
550 W. 7th, Suite 1900
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 272-7469
schmidk@alaskabar.org

Community Activism

This Committee develops community projects in which our members participate. Our Community Challenge weekend is held in October of each year.

Membership Committee

This Committee serves as our Chapter’s liaison with potential members by providing them with information about our Chapter and ALA.

Chair

Janet Tipton, Holland & Hart LLP

Janet Tipton
Office Administrator/Paralegal
Holland & Hart LLP
1029 W. Third Avenue, Suite 550
Anchorage AK 99501
Direct (907) 865-2603
Mobile (907) 350-9805
JLTipton@hollandhart.com

 

 

 

Newsletter/Advertising Committee

This Committee produces our Chapter’s quarterly newsletter.

Chair

Jodi Walton, Atkinson Conway & Gagnon, Inc.

Jodi Walton, CLM
Atkinson Conway & Gagnon, Inc.
420 L Street, Suite 500
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 276-1700
Fax: 907-272-2082
jlw@acglaw.com

 

Nominating Committee

This Committee recruits a slate of candidates each spring for our annual election of officers.

Chair

Deborah J Newsome, Patton Boggs LLP

Deborah J. Newsome
Holland & Knight
601 West Fifth Avenue, Suite 700
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: 907-263-6393
Fax: 907-263-6345
debbie.newsome@hklaw.com

 

Debra W. Hinds, Delaney Wiles, Inc.

Debra W. Hinds
Richmond & Quinn, APC
360 K Street
Suite 200
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: 907-276-5727
Fax: 907-276-2953
dhinds@richmondquinn.com

 

Laura Newman

Laura Newman
Cook Schuhmann & Groseclose, Inc.
714 Fourth Avenue, Suite 200
Fairbanks AK 99701
Office: (907) 452-1855
csg@alaskalaw.com

Chair

Janet Tipton, Holland & Hart LLP

Janet Tipton
Office Administrator/Paralegal
Holland & Hart LLP
1029 W. Third Avenue, Suite 550
Anchorage AK 99501
Direct (907) 865-2603
Mobile (907) 350-9805
JLTipton@hollandhart.com

 

 

 

Salary Survey Committee

This Committee conducts an annual survey of associate and staff salary and benefits in the Alaska legal community. The results are compiled by an independent consultant and made available to legal managers and employers.

Chair

Jodi Walton, Atkinson Conway & Gagnon, Inc.

Jodi Walton, CLM
Atkinson Conway & Gagnon, Inc.
420 L Street, Suite 500
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 276-1700
Fax: 907-272-2082
jlw@acglaw.com

 

Deborah J Newsome, Patton Boggs LLP

Deborah J. Newsome
Holland & Knight
601 West Fifth Avenue, Suite 700
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: 907-263-6393
Fax: 907-263-6345
debbie.newsome@hklaw.com

 

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Website Committee

Our website was created, and the content is monitored, by this Committee.

Chair

Laura Newman

Laura Newman
Cook Schuhmann & Groseclose, Inc.
714 Fourth Avenue, Suite 200
Fairbanks AK 99701
Office: (907) 452-1855
csg@alaskalaw.com