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ALASKA BAR ASSOCIATION

Rule 44 Legal Intern Permit

 

View the Alaska Bar Rule 44 - Legal Intern Permit.

An applicant for a Legal Intern Permit must file with the Alaska Bar Association the following:

Law Student

1 - Written request for a legal intern permit;

2 - Letter from supervising attorney stating that he/she will be supervising the intern, and the intern’s start of employment date;

3 - Letter from a law school which states that the applicant:

- is currently enrolled in an accredited law school;

- has completed at least one-half of the course work for a law degree.

 

 

Law School Graduate

1 - Written request for a legal intern permit;

2 - Letter from supervising attorney stating that he/she will be supervising the intern, and the intern’s start of employment date;

3 - Affidavit from applicant stating that:

- he/she has never failed the Alaska bar exam; and

- that he/she has never failed the bar exam administered by any U.S. state or D.C., or that despite failure, he/she has passed a bar exam administered by any U.S. state or D.C;

 

4 - Certificate of graduation from an accredited law school (if applicant has applied for admission, we will accept a certificate already on file with the bar);

5 - Certificate of good standing from each jurisdiction admitted.

 

Termination

Law students receive a permit effective for 12 months. The cumulative time may be divided into two or three separate time periods.

Law school graduates receive a permit effective for 10 months from the date of issuance. A permit ceases to be effective upon failure to pass any bar exam administered by any U.S. state or D.C.