100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
"From Territorial Days to Today"


1913 to 2013

Juneau, Alaska

State & Territorial



Joe Paskvan

PLACE OF BIRTH: Fairbanks

Spouse: Wife - Barbara (Tritt) Paskvan

CHILDREN: Nicole, Chelsea, Tom, Ryan

OCCUPATION: Attorney

LENGTH OF RESIDENCY IN ALASKA: 50+

ALASKAN COMMUNITIES LIVED IN: Fairbanks (1952-1978; Summer ’79, ’80) Anchorage (January-August, 1981) Fairbanks (1981-current)

EDUCATION: Monroe High School, Fairbanks (Class of 70); University of Alaska Fairbanks, BA, Political Science (Class of 1975); University of Puget Sound, School of Law (Class of 1981)

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS: Internship, Chief Justice Bryner, Alaska Court of Appeals (1981)

BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS: Manager, Tommy’s Elbow Room (1973-1978); Attorney, Rice, Hoppner, Brown, & Brunner (1981-1986); Small Business Owner and Attorney, Paskvan & Ringstad PC (1986-current)

SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP: Lifetime Member, UAF Face Off Club; Sunrise Rotary (15+ years); Finance Committee, Catholic Bishop of Northern Alaska (15+ years); Advisor, Fairbanks North Star Youth Court; Member, Chamber of Commerce; Past Team Manager/Coach, Fairbanks Amateur Hockey Association; former Member, Yukon Quest Board of Directors

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Family, Nanooks, running, Goldpanners, Ducks Unlimited, fishing, 4-H, Rotary Exchange host family, Alaska history