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Who We Are

North Star Law Group was created with the single overarching goal of providing tailored legal services to our clients. The individual needs of each client is to be respected above all else.  There will be no round peg into a square hole.  Our service is unique to each client and to each client's changing circumstance.  In effect, we provide valuable and tailored services in an ever-changing world. 

 

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North Star Law Group knows that finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. We offer free consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.

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Attorneys

 
 
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Partner

Michael Rose

Michael is lifelong resident of Anchorage, receiving his undergraduate at UAA, where he led its accomplished Speech and Debate Team to victories across the U.S., including a national championship, and internationally. From the early years of his practice, Michael has litigated cases throughout Alaska, most notably as part of a trial team that won a $51.3 million verdict in a business litigation case. Michael maintains a varied civil litigation and trial practice, and has litigated cases in both federal and state court in Alaska, including arguing in front of the Alaska Supreme Court. In 2016, Michael was awarded UAA's prestigious "Emerging Leader" Alumni of Distinction Award.

 

Education

SEATTLE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

  • Juris Doctor, 2012, cum laude

  • CALI Award for Excellence: Advanced Evidence; Conflicts of Laws

UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE

  • B.A., Political Science, 2009

Activities & Affiliations & Distinctions

• UAA Alumni of Distinction Emerging Leader Award
• Sand Lake Community Council Executive Board, Treasurer, 2017-2018
• Friends of Seawolf Debate, President, 2016-present

Bar Admissions

• Alaska, Federal District Court of Alaska

 
 

 
 
 
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Partner

Brian Riekkola

Brian focuses on the various facets of law that revolve around business litigation, landlord representation, probate litigation, non-judicial foreclosures, contract drafting, intellectual property and municipal disputes. Prior to co-founding North Star Law Group, he managed the Anchorage office for Jones Law Group, LLC. Brian was part of an arbitration team that achieved a $9.6 million award in a construction dispute. Brian has represented Alaskan companies and individuals at all levels of of the state courts, including arguing in front of the Alaska Supreme Court. Brian has represented clients around Alaska, including foreclosures in Kodiak, evictions in Fairbanks, drafting contracts in Homer, and litigating business disputes in Anchorage. 

 

Education

OREGON SCHOOL OF LAW

  • Juris Doctor, 2013

DEVRY UNIVERSITY

  • B.S., Electronic Engineering Tech. 2009

Notable Experience

  • Law Clerk for Hon. Patrick McKay

  • Judicial Clerk for Hon. Nancy Porter

  • Field Specialist for Schlumberger, Ltd.

Bar Admissions

  • Alaska, Federal District Court of Alaska, USPTO