Ms. Wells’ practice focuses primarily on municipal government and related admiralty matters as well as constitutional appellate representation and election law. Ms. Wells also represents Native and private corporations as well as individuals in various actions involving complex litigation, construction, contracts, and land use.
Ms. Wells routinely acts as lead counsel to municipal boards and commissions regarding ethics disputes, conditional uses, variances, and other matters. Ms.Wells also routinely serves as a hearing officer in municipal administrative proceedings involving land use, ethics or other violations of local law. She also represents government and private corporations before various federal and state boards and commissions, including but not limited to, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC).
|Shareholder/Partner||Birch, Horton, Bittner & Cherot||2008 - Present|
|Attornet||K & L Gates||2005 - 2008|
|Law Clerk||Massachusetts Court of Appeals||2004 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Anchorage Montessori School||Chair of the Board of Directors||2015 - Present|
|Alaska Municipal League-Attorney's Association||N/A||2005 - Present|
|Alaska Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Northeastern University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Colby College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|