Like no other place on earth, living in Alaska combines the conveniences and complexities of the modern age with freedom and adventure. The legal issues facing Alaskans are unlike those in the lower 48. The Law Office of Woelber & Cole, LLC is here to serve Alaskans.

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Attorneys

Anchorage Attorney Tonja Woelber

Tonja Woelber

Tonja practices estate planning and business law in Anchorage. She has served three times as Chair or Co-Chair of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Alaska Bar Association, and is a member and past President of the Anchorage Estate Planning Council. Tonja graduated from Harvard University in 1977 and from Northeastern University School of Law in 1980. Over the past 27 years she has helped individuals and families plan for their futures in a confidential and supportive atmosphere. In addition to drafting wills and trusts, she practices in the areas of protective proceedings (guardianships and conservatorships), probate and trust administration, business law, secured transactions, and real estate.

Anchorage Attorney Brent Cole

Brent Cole

Brent is a lifelong Alaskan who grew up in Fairbanks and now lives in Anchorage. He graduated from Dartmouth with a degree in political science and attended McGeorge School of Law in California, where he graduated with distinction in 1981. He worked as an Assistant Legislative Aide to Senator Ted Stevens in 1983 and moved to Anchorage to clerk for Superior Court Judge Buckalew. From 1986 to 1991, Brent worked as a prosecutor handling criminal cases, and in in 1991 he entered private practice. His work in Alaska includes criminal law, insurance defense, aviation law, corporate and small business transactions, and civil litigation. His clients have included oil companies, native corporations, FAR 135 operators, and guides and outfitters.

Anchorage Attorney Justin Eppler

Justin Eppler

Justin Eppler practices in the areas of estate administration, probate litigation, guardianships and conservatorships, and children’s cases including adoptions, minor guardianships, and child-in-need-of-aid cases. Justin graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. He received his law degree and MBA from Oklahoma City University. Justin is a member of the Alaska Bar and Colorado Bar.

Anchorage Attorney Traci Emerson

Traci Emerson

Traci graduated from the St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a J.D. in 2017 and was admitted to the Alaska bar in 2018. Traci practices all levels of civil and criminal litigation and appeals.