James M. Gorski: Lawyer with Hughes Gorski Seedorf Odsen & Tervooren, LLC

James M. Gorski

Mr. Gorski is a member of HUGHES GORSKI SEEDORF ODSEN & TERVOOREN, LLC. He joined the firm upon graduation from law school in 1977. His practice focuses on commercial and corporate transactions, litigation and contract dispute resolution.

In recent years, the transactional practice has extensively involved the representation of both buyers and sellers of businesses throughout the State of Alaska, as well as issues surrounding liquidation of partnership and corporate entities. Since 1996, Jim has also provided representation to several municipal entities (boroughs and cities) where his practice covers the wide range of issues involving public entities.


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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Secured Transactions
  • Municipal Law
  • Defense Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
Contact InfoTelephone: 907-263-8255
Fax: 907-263-8320
University University of Washington, B.A., 1974
Law SchoolWillamette University, J.D., 1977
Admitted1977, Alaska and U.S. District Court, District of Alaska; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1984, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships Alaska and American Bar Associations (Member, Sections Business Law and Municipal Law); National Diocesan Attorneys Association (Member, Executive Committee).
BornCoupeville, Washington, November 8, 1951

Listed, 2011 and 2012 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, and Litigation-Real Estate.

Reported CasesBraun v. Borough, 193 P.3d 719 (Alaska 2008); Catholic Bishop Of Northern Alaska v. Does 1-6, 141 P.3d 719 (Alaska 2006); Alaska Civil Liberties Union v. State, 122 P.3d 781, 96 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 1428 (Alaska 2005) (Amicus Curiae); Sampson v. State, 31 P.3d 88 (Alaska 2001) (Amicus Curiae); McAdoo v. Diaz, 884 P.2d 1385 (Alaska 1994); Bank of California, N.A. v. First American Title Ins. Co., 826 P.2d 1126 (Alaska 1992); Crissey v. Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, 811 P.2d 1057 (Alaska 1991); Conrad v. Counsellors Inv. Co., 751 P.2d 10 (Alaska 1988); Alaska Commercial Fishing & Agriculture Bank v. O/S Alaska Coast, 715 P.2d 707 (Alaska 1986); State v. F/V Baranof, 677 P.2d 1245 (Alaska 1984).

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James M. Gorski

3900 C Street, Suite 1001
AnchorageAK 99503


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