As an attorney, paralegal, legal secretary, and legal staff looking to relocate, a good place to consider is Alaska. With the ever increasing legal job market you are bound to find the perfect position within the perfect city. Not only is there an abundant of opportunities in the larger cities such as Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau, the smaller cities of Sitka, Wasilla, and Kenai are also options to consider.
Alaska is the largest state in the United States, as well as one of the youngest. Tourism, oil production and fishing are some of the main drivers of the strong economy. While known for its cold temperatures (sometimes reaching −60°F (−51°C), some areas of Alaska can also reach 90°F (32°C) or above. Alaska’s close proximity to Canada, as well as its history of occupation by indigenous peoples, gives this state a rich history and culture for any resident or visitor to explore.
The Denali National Park and the North Tongass National Forest are beautiful destinations, as well as the collection of totem poles at Sitka National Historical Park. The Katmai National Park is known for the “Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes,” as well as its wildlife.
With so many different legal fields and locations to choose from in the young and vibrant state of Alaska, legal candidates are bound to find the perfect job within a law firm or corporation of their choice.