Land Use 

Kitchen Legal assists municipalities, individuals, and businesses with land use matters including conditional use permits, nonconforming uses,  easements, and zoning issues. The firm has represented clients before government planning commissions, as well as in the appeal process.

Real Estate

Kitchen Legal handles complex real estate transactions, from drafting and negotiating ground and commercial leases to guiding clients through commercial and residential real estate purchases and sales. Kitchen Legal has advised clients on quiet title actions, condemnation, and eminent domain proceedings.


Kitchen Legal advises clients regarding compliance with environmental laws and has experience with contaminated sites, the Clean Water Act, and negotiating with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.

Natural Resource

Kitchen Legal drafts natural resource plans, secures permits, and negotiates contracts for renewable and nonrenewable energy projects.  Kitchen Legal has experience integrating technical, scientific concepts into legal documents.  


Kitchen Legal assists clients form business entities and draft the appropriate governing documents.  The firm has experience with both nonprofit and for-profit entities.


Kitchen Legal advises clients regarding land use issues, business formation, and other matters related to recreational marijuana, which became legal in Alaska for personal use in 2015 and for licensed commercial enterprises in 2016.