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Voices of Alaska: Bullard appointment will benefit Alaskans

...non-attorneys appointed by the governor and confirmed by the legislature, three attorneys elected by members of the Alaska Bar Association (ABA) and appointed by the ABA's Board of Governors and Alaska's chief justice, who chairs the Council...
What others say: To fight rising prison costs, Alaska must reform

...Commission met to hear a presentation from the Pew Charitable Trusts. The presentation mirrored one given to the Alaska Bar Association last month and included some alarming statistics.Alaska's prison population grew by 27 percent between 2005...
What others say: Bill changing judicial nomination process doesn't make sense

...for final selection and appointment.The council has seven members, including the chair, all Alaskans. The Alaska Bar Association selects three attorney members, who provide the council with the invaluable perspective of the applicants' professional...
Three defend Alaska's judicial selection process the membership of the Alaska Bar Association, three non-attorneys members elected by the Alaska Bar Association. The three speakers at the...court, a survey asking all Alaska Bar Association members who've worked with...
Voices of Alaska: A 'fix' in search of a flaw of a flaw, and should fail. Geoffry B. Wildridge is an attorney from Fairbanks and president of the Alaska Bar Association. The opinions expressed here are his own.
What others say: Need for change to Judicial Council hasn't been demonstrated

...amendment to double the number of non-attorney members the governor would appoint to the council to six. The Alaska Bar Association would continue to select three attorney members, as required under the Constitution. However, all members...
Gilman: Strong families the backbone of our community, I was employed as a cannery worker at Seward Fisheries.In 1986, I returned to Kenai and passed the Alaska Bar Association Examination and became a licensed attorney in Alaska. I started working as an attorney in Kenai in 1986; and...
Carpeneti opposes Judicial Council change

...retained for another term.The council is made up of three attorney members chosen by the Board of Governors of the Alaska Bar Association and three non-attorney members appointed by the governor and subject to legislative confirmation. The chief...
Lifelong learning: Older students' experience adds to classroom

...paper some more in another class. And then it was published, first by the Kenai Historical Society and later the Alaska Bar Association. "It was factual, it was actual, it was what they were looking for," Fisher said. Fisher doesn't always...
Sharing the caseload: System is in place to take over work of lawyer

...funeral Wednesday evening, but the attorney's work life continues and must be taken care of. Fortunately, the Alaska Bar Association has a fairly simple system in place for dealing with the difficult circumstances of losing an active lawyer...


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