I was born into a wonderful family in Cleveland, Ohio. My father was Dr. J.W. Skrha,MD and mom was Betts Skrha,RN. I had a sister Betsy, and brothers John and Paul. In 1977 we all went on a 8 week trip by motorhome to Alaska. In 1982 I was married to Denise and we had two beautiful daughters, Katie and Rebecca. I received a Juris Doctorate Degree from Cooley Law School in 1984. Shortly thereafter Denise and I moved to Kenai, Alaska where we bought a home on the Kenai River and I opened my...
Mr. Herz represents private and indigent clients statewide in state and federal courts. His practice emphasizes Criminal Law and Civil Rights. In his 28 year practice of law Mr. Herz has tried numerous serious felony and misdemeanor cases. Mr. Herz received his B.S. with honors from the University of California and his J.D. from the University of Oregon. Following law school he clerked for the Honorable Thomas E. Schulz, Superior Court Judge for the State of Alaska. Mr. Herz was the Supervising Attorney for the Palmer office of the Alaska Public Defender Agency,...
My practice as a licensed attorney began in federal court, clerking for the Honorable James K. Singleton. During that time I developed a passion for criminal defense, and subsequently had the honor of working for the Alaska Public Defender Agency in both rural and urban settings. Ultimately, I became the supervisor of the trial unit in the Anchorage office of the Alaska Public Defender Agency, overseeing all felony and misdemeanor trial attorneys. I developed a broad base of trail experience during my time with the Agency, and am grateful for the tremendous opportunity it afforded. Now...
I have been practicing immigration law since 2001. In that time I have helped all types of clients at different points in their immigration process. I have dealt with individuals who are just thinking about to move to the U.S. to stopping a plane to get a client who was being deported taken off it. If your case involves something simple or something complex we can hadle properly and effectively.
Stefan Otterson has lived and practiced law in Anchorage since 1988. Stefan lived and worked in Europe for three years before attending the University of Utah, graduating suma cum laude in 1984. He received both an MBA and Law Degree from the University of Utah schools of Business and Law in 1988. Stefan started out in private commercial legal practice, but joined the Attorney General’s Office in 1990. There he was a child protection and juvenile delinquency prosecutor, and also represented the Divisions of Public Safety, Mental Health, and Medicaid. Since 2000 Stefan has practiced...
Josh Cooley, Attorney at Law, graduated from the The George Washington University Law Center in Washington, D.C. While in Law School, Mr. Cooley fell in love with criminal defense and Alaska while interning at the Alaska Public Defender Office here in Kenai. Immediately after graduating, however, Mr. Cooley set out to shape his criminal defense and litigation practice in one of the biggest and busiest markets in the country: Miami. In his first year, he received the Statewide Public Defender College Best Advocate Award. In less than five years, Mr. Cooley moved from the Juvenile and Misdemeanor...
Steve Wells is a criminal defense attorney with nearly two decades of experience, including 10 years practicing in Alaska. He handles criminal cases at the state and federal level, and has a 97% record of success. Steve’s commitment to excellence has earned him the recognition of his peers, with inclusion in the 2014 edition of the Alaska Super Lawyers list and The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He takes an active role in the profession, such as by serving on the board of directors for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and as a founding president of...
1111 3rd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Seattle, WA 98101
After receiving his law degree from the University of Texas, Bill Cook was appointed the youngest judge in Texas at the age of 25. Following his experience there, he moved to Alaska and began working as an Assistant D.A. in the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted 100 misdemeanor and felony jury trials. Following his work as an assistant district attorney, Bill accepted a position as an assistant attorney general in the Marshall Islands. While there, he advised government officials, served on the parole board, and authored immigration legislation. After returning to Alaska, he served as magistrate for...
I have been practicing law in Anchorage, Alaska since 1977. I started practicing law as a business and commercial lawyer. I helped business clients solve the many business and commercial problems they faced in running their companies. I learned alot, but I did not have a passion for what I was doing. Then an opportunity came along, which changed my life. A good friend and family lawyer decided to leave Alaska. She asked if she could refer her divorce clients to me. I said yes. The rest is history. 21 years and many clients later,...
Attorney Douglas G. Johnson, Esq. has dealt with a plethora of different personal injury cases, and he is ready to stand beside you and support you today. Come to Johnson & Combs law firm and seek out the help you need from a trusted and proven attorney who has your best interests in mind and who is ready to support you now. He received his undergraduate degree from Oregon State University. Upon graduating, he earned his law degree from Williamette University College of Law. He is a member of the Alaska Bar Association, where he serves on the Rules of...
(800) 621-1091 5400 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA 98033
Kirkland, WA 98033
Anchorage, AK Lawyer. 22 years experience
Attorney Douglas G. Johnson, Esq. has dealt with a plethora of different personal injury cases, and he is ready to stand beside you and support you today. Come to Johnson & Combs law firm and seek out... Read More »View Profile
Julie Willoughby zealously, efficiently, and intelligently represents Alaskans accused of crimes, from serious felonies such as homicide, drugs, sex crimes, arson, theft, and assault to misdemeanors such as DUI, domestic violence, or Fish and Game offenses.
The Law Office of Ben Crittenden provides representation for the injured in Alaska. We have extensive experience in taking cases to trial and settling cases. We understand you are in a difficult situation when you come to us, and work hard to make your life easier and accommodate your demands.
Board certified trial attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Lecturer for the American Association for Justice. Extensive trial experience. Born/raised in Alaska. MBA from Cornell. Fair, honest and work hard. We only represent people we like and trust. Life is too short.
Since graduating from Vermont Law School in 2012, I have tried many cases before juries and have won a great majority of those trials. Even more often, I convinced the trial court to dismiss cases without the need for a trial. Whether charged with a crime, injured in an accident, looking to start a business, or buying a home, you need a lawyer you can count on. With me as your attorney, you can be certain you have an effective courtroom lawyer on your side, ready to fight for you.
John Hollis is a 2015 graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Law. While at Davis, John was named to the Order of the Coif and the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. He was a member of the Trial Practice Honors Board, the Managing Articles Editor for the Journal of Juvenile Law and Policy, and a participant in the Aoki Federal Defender Clinic, through which he helped draft an appellate brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Before joining Cashion Gilmore, John clerked for Chief Justice Craig F. Stowers at the Alaska Supreme Court. John's...
Juneau, AK Lawyer. 18 years experience
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Julie Willoughby zealously, efficiently, and intelligently represents Alaskans accused of crimes, from serious felonies such as homicide, drugs, sex crimes, arson, theft, and assault to misdemeanors such as... Read More »View Profile
I am a licensed lawyer living in Soldotna, Alaska and a member of the Alaska Bar Association. I practice divorce, custody, evictions, probate, workers' compensation, bankruptcy, wills, domestic violence protective orders, and tax preparation. Working in public interest law has been a focus of my career. I was formerly employed by Alaska Legal Services Corporation. You think of this as "practicing law for the people". I am now excited to be able to do this on a private basis for the people of the Kenai Peninsula. Because I have practiced as an attorney "of...
Sean Brown practices law in Alaska at the firm of Power and Brown, LLC. Sean has successfully represented clients in a variety of personal injury and medical malpractice matters. Sean works hard to help his clients receive the best possible either through settlement or trial. Sean is a 1999 graduate of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. During law school Sean was on the Deanâs list, and a participant of student government and involved in a variety of other student activities. Sean received his undergraduate degree from the University of Louisville. In addition to practicing law, Sean has...
(907) 543-4700 PO Box 1809
Bethel, AK 99559
Bethel, AK 99559
I spent 15 years as a trial lawyer in Anchorage. I tried civil cases only--employment law, personal injury, family law, and copyright. Took some time off. Returned to practice in the MatSu Valley, focusing on Social Security Disability claims and Elder Law.
Anchorage, AK Lawyer. 8 years experience
135 Christensen Drive
Anchorage, AK 99501
Anchorage, AK 99501
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Seattle University School of Law
Seattle University School of Law
The culture I employ in my practice is distinctive. Instead of hierarchy, I work in an environment where cooperation with my clients is key. Because I operate without layers of bureaucracy, I maintain a direct communication and close working relationship with my clients. My flexibility enables me to assemble solutions to address your legal needs efficiently and effectively. My connection with other attorneys in the Anchorage legal community offers the strength and depth of a large firm, without sacrificing the responsiveness and personal service you receive from a solo practitioner. On a daily basis, I achieve excellence in...
A graduate of the Dickinson School of Law at Penn State (1993) and Amherst College (1990), Jennifer has been practicing law in Alaska since 1993. Previously focusing on domestic relations (another difficult time for most people and a leading cause of bankruptcy) and appellate work, she now focuses primarily on debtor bankruptcy. She was selected by Woodward/White Inc. for inclusion in the 2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Jennifer was a partner with Gruenberg, Clover & Holland before becoming a solo practitioner in 2004. She is committed to providing the highest quality legal representation to her clients and...
Anchorage, AK Attorney. 29 years experience
Stefan Otterson has lived and practiced law in Anchorage since 1988. Stefan lived and worked in Europe for three years before attending the University of Utah, graduating suma cum laude in 1984. He... Read More »View Profile
Shana Theiler has earned a reputation on the Kenai Peninsula for being a highly capable, aggressive, knowledgeable attorney; passionate about defending clients against the unreasonable pursuits of soon-to-be ex-spouses as well as protecting individual liberties against an ever pervasive and infringing government. Shana is an experienced attorney in both civil and criminal matters, serving the Kenai Peninsula for over 9 years. Specializing in child custody, equitable division in divorce and developing critical criminal defense strategies, she is always ready to fight the good fight. A skilled trial attorney and highly competent in motion practice (Motion to Suppress, Motion to Dismiss); Her comprehension...