Chapter Leadership

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Alaska ALA Board

President

Janet Tipton, Holland & Hart LLP

Janet Tipton
Office Administrator/Paralegal
Holland & Hart LLP
1029 W. Third Avenue, Suite 550
Anchorage AK 99501
Phone (907)-865-2603
Fax 907-865-2680
JLTipton@hollandhart.com

President-Elect

Amy Jarrell

Amy Jarrell
Perkins Coie LLP
1029 W. 3rd Ave., Suite 300
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone 907-279-8561
ajarrell@perkinscoie.com

Vice-President

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Karen Schmidlkofer
Alaska Bar Association
840 K Street, Suite 100
Anchorage AK 99501
Phone 907-272-7469
Fax 907-272-2932
schmidk@alaskabar.org

Secretary

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Summer Slack
Office Manager
Walker & Eakes, LLC
329 F St, Ste 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
Tel. 907-272-9255
Fax 907-272-9256
summer@walkereakes.com

Treasurer

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Elke Joos
Richmond & Quinn
360 K St., Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone 907-276-5727
Fax 907-276-2953
ejoos@richmondquinn.com

Director-at-Large

Laura Newman

Laura Newman
CSG, Inc.
714 Fourth Avenue, Suite 200
Fairbanks AK 99701
Phone 907-452-1855
Fax 907-452-8154
csg@alaskalaw.com

Director-at-Large

Me & Rick Springfield

Gillian Havrilla
Legal Administrator
Meshke Paddock & Budzinski, PC
1500 W. 33rd Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone 907-258-1747
Fax 907-258-5546
ghavrilla@akwcdefense.com

Director-at-Large

Jodi Walton, Manley & Brautigam PC

Jodi Walton, CLM, SHRM-SCP, Legal Administrator
Manley & Brautigam PC
1127 W. 7th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone 907-334-5608
Fax 907-334-9958
jodi@mb-lawyers.com

Director-at-Large

Josh Schreiner


Josh Schreiner
Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot
510 L St., Suite 700
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone 907-263-7209
Fax 907-276-3680
jschreiner@bhb.com

Past President

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Karen Schmidlkofer
Alaska Bar Association
840 K Street, Suite 100
Anchorage AK 99501
Phone 907-272-7469
Fax 907-272-2932
schmidk@alaskabar.org

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
840 K Street, Suite 100
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 272-7469
schmidk@alaskabar.org

Jodi Walton, Manley & Brautigam PC

Jodi Walton, CLM, SHRM-SCP, Legal Administrator
Manley & Brautigam PC
1127 W. 7th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
907-334-5608
jodi@mb-lawyers.com

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

Janet Tipton, Holland & Hart LLP

Janet Tipton
Office Administrator/Paralegal
Holland & Hart LLP
1029 W. Third Avenue, Suite 550
Anchorage AK 99501
Phone (907)-865-2603
Fax (907) 865-2680
JLTipton@hollandhart.com

 

Business Partnership Committee

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

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Peggy Dailey
Clapp Peterson Tiemessen Thorsness
& Johnson, LLC
711 H Street, Suite 620
Anchorage AK 99501
Tel. 907-272-9213
Fax. 907-272-9586
ped@cplawak.com

Me & Rick Springfield

Gillian Havrilla
Legal Administrator
Meshke Paddock & Budzinski, PC
1500 W. 33rd Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99503
Ph: 907-375-8105
ghavrilla@akwcdefense.com

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Karen Schmidlkofer
Alaska Bar Association
840 K Street, Suite 100
Anchorage AK 99501
Office: (907) 272-7469
schmidk@alaskabar.org

Josh Schreiner


Josh Schreiner
Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot
510 L St., Suite 700
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone 907-263-7209
Fax 907-276-3680
jschreiner@bhb.com

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
840 K Street, Suite 100
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
Phone (907)-865-2603
Fax (907) 865-2680
JLTipton@hollandhart.com

Newsletter/Advertising Committee

This Committee produces our Chapter’s quarterly newsletter.

Chair

Jodi Walton, Manley & Brautigam PC

Jodi Walton, CLM, SHRM-SCP, Legal Administrator
Manley & Brautigam PC
1127 W. 7th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
907-334-5608
jodi@mb-lawyers.com

Nominating Committee

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

Chair

Janet Tipton, Holland & Hart LLP

Janet Tipton
Office Administrator/Paralegal
Holland & Hart LLP
1029 W. Third Avenue, Suite 550
Anchorage AK 99501
Phone (907)-865-2603
Fax (907) 865-2680
JLTipton@hollandhart.com

Laura Newman

Laura Newman
CSG, Inc.
714 Fourth Avenue, Suite 200
Fairbanks AK 99701
Office: (907) 452-1855
csg@alaskalaw.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, SHRM-SCP, Legal Administrator
Manley & Brautigam PC
1127 W. 7th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
907-334-5608
jodi@mb-lawyers.com

Amanda Hughes

Amanda Keough
Hughes White Colbo Wilcox & Tervooren, LLC
1029 W. 3rd Ave, Ste 110
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone 907-263-8229
Fax 907-263-8320
akeough@hugheswhite.com

Website Committee

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

Chair

Laura Newman

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