Contract Law

  • Matter of Estate of Rodman
    TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Hannah Rogers   In Matter of Estate of Rodman, 498 P.3d 1054 (Alaska 2021), the supreme court held that that the statute of frauds barred enforcement of alleged contracts for the state of land and that the alternative remedy of restitution was not warranted in all but one property. (Id. at 1073). After Alexina ...
  • ResQSoft, Inc. v. Protech Solutions, Inc.    
    CONTRACT LAW Sasha Kahn In ResQSoft, Inc. v. Protech Solutions, Inc., 488 P.3d 979 (Alaska 2021), the supreme court held that non-contractual claims, even when arising out of state statutory law or equitable principles, may still be subject to the forum selection clause within the contract if the claims arise from or relate to the contract’s terms. ...
  • Graham v. Municipality of Anchorage
    In Graham v. Municipality of Anchorage, the supreme court held that a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) provision governing an award of expenses did not apply to firefighter’s request for reimbursement of full attorneys’ fees and costs. Graham is a firefighter employed by the Anchorage Fire Department (AFD). After failing the interview portion of AFD’s engineer ...

Contract Law

  • Matter of Estate of Rodman
    TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Hannah Rogers   In Matter of Estate of Rodman, 498 P.3d 1054 (Alaska 2021), the supreme court held that that the statute of frauds barred enforcement of alleged contracts for the state of land and that the alternative remedy of restitution was not warranted in all but one property. (Id. at 1073). After Alexina ...
  • ResQSoft, Inc. v. Protech Solutions, Inc.    
    CONTRACT LAW Sasha Kahn In ResQSoft, Inc. v. Protech Solutions, Inc., 488 P.3d 979 (Alaska 2021), the supreme court held that non-contractual claims, even when arising out of state statutory law or equitable principles, may still be subject to the forum selection clause within the contract if the claims arise from or relate to the contract’s terms. ...
  • Graham v. Municipality of Anchorage
    In Graham v. Municipality of Anchorage, the supreme court held that a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) provision governing an award of expenses did not apply to firefighter’s request for reimbursement of full attorneys’ fees and costs. Graham is a firefighter employed by the Anchorage Fire Department (AFD). After failing the interview portion of AFD’s engineer ...