Stoel Rives LLP has launched a new firm-wide paid leave program for all staff members in its 10 offices across seven states and Washington, DC
Alaska Governor Michael J. Dunleavy accepted the resignation of Public Defender Quinlan Steiner effective immediately and named Beth Goldstein of Anchorage as Acting Public Defender.
Attorney General Kevin G. Clarkson reluctantly accepted the resignation of Deputy Attorney General Robert Henderson, who is taking a job with the University to devote more time to his family.
Governor Michael Dunleavy today announced his selections to fill Alaska Superior and District Court judgeships in Utqiagvik, Kodiak, Anchorage, and Palmer.
Christopher J. Slottee, the former vice president and general counsel of Old Harbor Native Corporation, an Alaska Native Village Corporation, has joined Holland & Knight’s West Coast Litigation Group as a senior counsel in the firm’s Anchorage, Alaska, office.
Representatives Tiffany Zulkosky (D-Bethel), Zack Fields (D-Anchorage), and Ivy Spohnholz (D-Anchorage) released a memorandum from the non-partisan Division of Legal and Research Services confirming that the Governor of Alaska is legally obligated to accept federal funding to cover the Medicaid expansion population in Alaska.
The law firm of Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP announced that Elizabeth Saagulik Hensley became a partner in the firm, effective January 1, 2019. Saagulik is Iñupiaq, a tribal citizen of the Native Village of Kotzebue, and is based at the firm’s Anchorage office.
It’s ironic that “on paper,” the idea of electronic health records (EHRs), which provide an easy way for physicians, hospital systems, and patients to keep track of a person’s medical history, makes a lot of sense.