Anna Chapman Crary

Anna Chapman Crary
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My strong communication skills, logic, and focus help clients craft effective solutions to their issues.

Keeping an open mind to unique solutions, Anna approaches legal issues with logic and focus, whether in Alaska Native law, labor and employment law or in litigation. Anna’s practice focuses on Alaska Native, Tribal, and Municipal Law, Business Litigation, and Labor and Employment Law.

Anna is experienced in defending clients against liability claims. She has also represented Alaska tribes protecting fishing rights in federal court; represented local business in small claims actions, seeking full remuneration for their services; and assisted organizations in eviction and detainer cases.

Anna clerked for the Honorable Anna M. Moran of the Alaska Superior Court and worked in the Tulalip Tribal Court in Tulalip, Washington, defending tribal members against misdemeanor criminal charges.

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Before she pursued law as a career, Anna was a baker and can still make a mean dessert. An avid athlete and lover of the outdoors, she has biked across the country and completed two marathons. Anna enjoys time with her family, cooking and hiking.
Admitted to Practice
  • Alaska
  • Washington (inactive)
  • Smith College, B.A., 2004
  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 2012
Memberships & Recognition
  • Alaska Bar Association
  • Washington Bar Association
  • Alaska Legal Elite

On Alaska Public Radio’s Talk of Alaska, Anna Crary discussed the implications of the Department of Interior’s 2018 action upon the ability of Alaska tribes to place lands into trust status. See Indian Lands in Alaska.


As seen in the August 2021 issue of Alaska Business magazine