Russ Winner graduated from Stanford University in 1970 and
the University of Chicago Law School in 1975. He has been practicing
law in Alaska since 1978, and he is an experienced civil trial
lawyer in both the federal and state courts.
Russ is active in the Native Law,
Resources/Environmental Law, and Intellectual
Property Law Sections of the Alaska Bar Association. He served
on the Bar Examiners' Committee of the Alaska Bar Association.
Russ has taught numerous seminars and continuing legal education
courses in the areas of Alaska Native and Native corporation
law, public lands,intellectual property and personal injury
Russ is active in the Alaska Academy of Trial Lawyers. He
is past chair of the Alaska Action Trust, working with the
Alaska legislature on legislation of interest to Alaska's trial
attorneys. He is also a member of the Association of Trial
Lawyers of America.
Prior to establishing Winner & Associates in 1986, Russ worked for the Alaska Regional Solicitor's Office in the U.S.
Department of the Interior and for the law offices of Graham & James,
a San Francisco-based law firm with offices throughout the
world. He was admitted to the Alaska Bar in 1978 and the Washington
Bar in 1977.
Before coming to Alaska, Russ taught Environmental Law, Federal
Courts, Remedies, and Ocean Law at Lewis & Clark Law School,
in Portland, Oregon. He remains a member of the Board of Visitors
of that school. Russ also taught Constitutional Law at the
Justice Center of the University of Alaska Anchorage. He has
written law review articles in the area of environmental law
and ocean law.
Russ is a member of the Downtown Anchorage
Rotary Club, and he serves on its Youth Exchange Committee.
Russ's interests include fly fishing, family activities, music,
sports, cycling, and reading. He has coached youth hockey and
soccer in the Anchorage community.
Winner & Associates, P.C.
900 West Fifth Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska (AK) 99501
Telephone: (907) 277-9522