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Outstanding Skill And Service For Over 45 Years

Founded in 1977, Baxter Bruce & Sullivan P.C. has provided trusted service across a broad range of practice areas for clients in southeast Alaska. Whether you are seeking counsel to formulate proactive legal strategies or you need to respond to a claim against you, our team of experienced litigators will develop personalized solutions.

It is rare to find a team with our level of achievement. For instance, Rachel Berngartt is also a veterinarian and is the only attorney in Alaska who practices animal and veterinary business law. Partner Gabe Sassoon is a preeminent entertainment lawyer who handles legal matters for high-profile clients.

Learn more about us:

Rachel K. Berngartt

Partner Attorney

Gabriel E. Sassoon

Partner Attorney
Attorney Kevin J. Sullivan

Kevin J. Sullivan

Partner Attorney

Jocelyn Cayce

Associate Attorney

Daniel G. Bruce

Of Counsel

Troy Choquette

Shirley Davenport

Karen Hudson

Legal Assistant

Rachel Trapp

Legal Assistant

Stefanie R. Wolter

Legal Assistant

Rhoda M. Yadao

Legal Assistant

Mary I. Holombo

Office Manager


Office Dog


The Special Legal Services Spaniel

You can expect to receive outstanding client service from us at every step of addressing your family law, business, entertainment or animal-related legal matter. We provide transparent pricing, prompt communication and personalized strategies. When you are ready to work with a legal team that cares about you and your goals, you can reach out to our acclaimed team.

Award-Winning Representation That Makes A Difference

Our excellent quality of service has earned us numerous accolades from our colleagues. These include:

  • The Juneau Empire’s Readers’ Choice Award for Best in Legal Services (2019, 2017 and 2016)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished peer-review rating for high professional achievement (2016-2020)*
  • Best of Juneau Award for Best Family Law Practice and Best Law Firm (2022)

To us, though, the achievement we feel most proud of is making a difference in our clients’ lives. We are devoted to serving Alaska clients who face complex challenges, never ceasing until we have arrived at the best outcome we can reach. We feel honored that our clients consider us friendly, down-to-earth advocates for their rights.

Learn How We Can Serve You

Whether you are establishing a business, creating an estate plan or handling a family matter, we are here to help. Get in touch with us by contacting our Juneau office to schedule an initial consultation. Call 907-789-3166 or send us an email to get started.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.