;This makes me roll my eyes: Masquerading a
humblebrag, i.e., #sohumbled — at least be
upfront with a #humblebrag.
This makes me smile: My niece Minka wanting
to play in the “ban” (my VW bus).
;If I could pick a superpower, it would be to be able
;My favorite band/musical artist is Dave Matthews Band, since I was in seventh grade.
;If I could get free tickets to any event, I would
fulfill a life ambition of attending Burning
;You should give this a try: Learning to fly.
Learning something new always gives a
person a large sense of accomplishment.
For some reason, learning to fly enhances
;My dream trip would include a couple of
months backpacking in Southeast Asia,
uninterrupted and on the cheap.
p. 74 clockwise: Power with her niece, Minka; Alyeska and Turnagain Arm, Girdwood, AK;
fishing on the Kuskokwim River, AK; bighorn sheep in Denali National Park, AK; musk ox
herd on Nelson Island, AK; flying over Newtok, AK.
p. 75 clockwise: Power’s Volkswagen bus near Grand Teton National Park, WY; fishing on
the Kuskokwim River, AK; hunting musk ox on Nelson Island, AK; brown bear in Katmai
National Park, AK; hunting musk ox on Nelson Island, AK; Matanuska Glacier, AK.
MY NAME IS WHITNEY POWER. I was born in Alaska and
raised in the Western Alaskan community of Bethel.
Following the death of my older brother, my sister
and I moved to Walla Walla to attend high school. In
2007, I graduated with a bachelor of science in both
economics and political science from the University
of Idaho, earning honors distinction and working
as a Martin Scholar. I attended the University of
Idaho College of Law and obtained my law degree in 2009. I also earned a certification from
the Northwest Institute of Dispute Resolution.
I joined Power and Brown, LLC in 2010 and
was promoted to partner attorney in 2013.
I represent people handling a variety of
legal claims including wrongful deaths, aviation accidents, serious personal injury, and
criminal defense. I have successfully tried
many cases in communities throughout rural and urban Alaska. My achievements have
resulted in my earning the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Award, and
the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA) Top 10 Under 40 Award. I am
licensed to practice in Alaska, Washington, and
Oregon and I am a member of the Alaska Association for Justice, the American Association
for Justice, and the Anchorage Association of
Women Lawyers. I can be reached at 907-222-
9900 and firstname.lastname@example.org.