P.O. Box 240362
Anchorage, AK 99524
Tel: 907-277-1249
Fax: 866-415-7094

Board of Directors

  • President:  Peter Sandberg

    Ingaldson Fitzgerald
    813 W. 3rd Avenue
    Anchorage AK  99501
    (907) 258-8750
    Email:  peters@impc-law.com

  • President-Elect:  Anne Helzer

    Helzer Law
    310 K Street
    Anchorage AK  99501
    (907) 264-6647
    Email:  annehelzer@helzerlaw.com
  • Secretary: Diane F. Vallentine

    Jermain, Dunnagan & Owens
    3000 A Street, Suite 300
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    Tel: (907) 563-8844
    Fax: (907) 563-7322
    Email: dfvallentine@jdolaw.com

  • Treasurer: Kenneth P. Jacobus

    310 K Street, Suite 200
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    Tel: (907) 277-3333
    Fax: (907) 264-6666

  • Ryan Fortson

    Prof. Ryan Fortson
    Justice Center
    University of Alaska Anchorage
    3211 Providence Drive, LIB 213
    Anchorage, AK
    Email: hrfortson@uaa.alaska.edu

    Ryan Fortson is an Assistant Professor with the Justice Center at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where he teaches undergraduate Legal Studies courses.  Ryan moved to Anchorage in the summer of 2001 to clerk for Chief Justice Fabe of the Alaska Supreme Court. He subsequently worked as an attorney in the Anchorage office of Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, focusing on public utility law. Ryan then worked as a staff attorney with Alaska Legal Services Corporation, representing indigent clients at child custody, domestic violence, ICWA placement, public benefits, and eviction hearings. Ryan also served on the Child Welfare Team, which sought to address disparities in foster care placement of Alaska Native youth. Simultaneous with his employment with Alaska Legal Services Corporation, Ryan was a partner with the Northern Justice Project, the only private civil rights law firm in Alaska. There, Ryan focused primarily on consumer protection class action law suits. Ryan started teaching at the UAA Justice Center in fall 2012. Among his courses are Tribal Courts and Alaska Native Rights, Trial and Advanced Litigation Processes, and Family Law. In addition, Ryan is on the Tribal Courts Advisory Committee and is a faculty advisor for the Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society, the Pre-Law Society. Ryan is the recipient of the Ben Walters' Distinguished Service Award from the Anchorage Bar Association in 2012. He is also involved with the Alaska High School Mock Trial Competition and a member of the Law Related Education Committee of the Alaska Bar Association. 

  • Leonard Anderson

    Barlow Anderson, LLC
    420 L Street, Suite 310
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    Phone: 907-375-0750
    Fax: 375-0751
    Email: lra@barlowanderson.com

  •  Lynn M. Allingham


    Allingham Law Offices
    P.O. Box 102004
    Anchorage, AK 99510-2204
    Tel: (907) 229-0972
    Fax: (907) 562-2994
    Email: lynnallingham@hotmail.com

  • Paul D. Kelly

    2263 Spenard Road
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    Tel: (907) 258-6777
    Fax: (907) 279-9216
    Email: pkalaska@hotmail.com

  • Shane E. Levesque

    Levesque Law Group
    3380 C Street, Ste. 202
    Anchorage AK  99503
    (907) 261-8935
    Email:  shane@levesquelawgroup.com

  • Cheryl McKay

    Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP
    701 W. 8th Avenue, Suite 1200
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    Tel: (907) 276-5152
    Email: cherylm@lbblawyers.com

    Cheryl McKay was elected to the Board in 2003 and served as President in 2005. She is a partner with Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP, where she practices in the areas of real estate, business acquisitions, commercial and corporate law. Ms. McKay also works with ANCSA regional and village corporations and Alaska Native entities. Cheryl's family is from Unalakleet and Barrow, Alaska. She enjoys gardening, cycling, and supporting the local music, art, and cultural communities.

  • Robert P. Owens

    Municipal Attorney's Office
    632 West 6th Avenue, Suite 730
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    Tel: (907) 343-4545
    Fax: (907) 343-4550
    Email: owensrp@muni.org

  • Caroline P. Wanamaker

    Law Office of Caroline Wanamaker
    P.O. Box 244791
    Anchorage, AK 99524
    Tel: (907) 222-1909
    Fax: (907) 222-1909

    Ms. Wanamaker practices primarily in the areas of Wills & Trusts, Estate Tax Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Taxation, planning for Family Business Succession, Business Opportunity purchases and sales, Real Property, and general Business Law. Ms. Wanamaker is a member of the Alaska Bar, the Washington Bar, and the Anchorage Bar, and is a member of the board of the Anchorage Estate Planning Council. She served as chairperson of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Alaska Bar Association from 2003-2004 and on the Executive Committee of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Alaska Bar Association. Ms. Wanamaker is a former assistant professor with Alaska Pacific University and former adjunct instructor with Seattle University and Shoreline Community College, teaching Taxation, Real Estate Law, Business Law, and Business Ethics.

  • George Cruickshank

    Law Office of G. Cruickshank
    PO Box 220994
    Anchorage, Alaska 99522
    Phone: 907-223-0199
    Email: gmclaw@yahoo.com

  • Loren Hildebrandt

    Alaska Court System
    Family Law Staff Attorney
    820 W. 4th Ave.
    Anchorage AK 99501
    (907) 264-0484
    Email: lhildebrandt@akcourts.us

  • Susan Lindquist

    222 W. 7th, #9
    Anchorage AK 99501
    (907) 271-3378

    Email: Susan.lindquist@­usdoj.gov

  • Lisa H. Donnelley

    Law Office of Lisa H. Donnelley, LLC
    130 W. International Airport Rd.
    Suite D
    Anchorage, AK  99518
    Tel. (907) 276-1600, Fax (907) 276-1776
    Email:  lisa@DonnelleyLaw.com


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