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John P. Wood

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Location : Anchorage, AK


JP Wood specializes in representing clients before the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, where he served as the agency’s Chief Administrative Law Judge from 2009 through 2018. JP uses his experience presiding over complex public utility regulatory matters involving natural gas distribution, natural gas storage, telecommunications, and electrical service under the Alaska Public Utilities Regulatory Act, as well as pipeline regulatory matters under the Pipeline Act, to effectively advocate for his clients.

A lifelong Alaskan, JP attended Chugiak High School and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. JP was a law clerk for the Alaska District Court, 3rd Judicial District, in 2002-2003, then worked at local law firms engaged in civil litigation practice before joining the RCA as an Administrative Law Judge in 2006.


  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Honors: Recipient: Harold H. Widney Memorial Scholarship and Charles M. Johnson Memorial Scholarship, 2002
  • University of Alaska, Anchorage
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Major: Journalism and Public Communications

Past Positions

  • Regulatory Commission of Alaska, Chief Administrative Law Judge, 2009 to 2018
  • Alaska District Court, 3rd Judicial District, Law Clerk, 2002 to 2003

Professional Associations

  • Alaska Bar Association, 2002, Member

Practice Areas

  • Public Utilities
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Appeals
  • Administrative Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Alaska, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska, 2002