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There will be a $50 charge per job posting. To list a career opportunity, please email a brief job description to Receptionist, Alyssa Lauck  at alauck@eriebar.org. The job notice will be included in the e-newsletter the week it is received and will remain on our site for four weeks unless otherwise requested. Employers will be invoiced for the job posting and payment is due upon receipt. Job postings must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon on Friday to be included in that week's newsletter. 

Associate Attorney

Long established, small downtown Buffalo Law Firm looking for an associate with 2-4 years experience. We represent a large bank and various business/commercial clients, while maintaining a General Practice (No Matrimonial or Criminal). We have a need for someone to handle pleadings, motion practice, possible trial and appellate work. Good research and writing skills a must. Applicant will have interaction with client base and partners on a regular basis. Generating business or transferring a book of business would be taken into consideration but not a requirement. Salary and benefits are negotiable.  All inquiries kept confidential. Send resume and cover letter to jpwny2018@gmail.com.


Associate Attorney

Associate Attorney sought for a busy downtown office focusing on New York State Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability.  Full time or Part Time.   Must have excellent writing skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment.  Prior experience with New York State Workers' Compensation and/or Social Security Disability a plus.  Salary commiserate with experience.  
Please have resume, writing sample, cover letter and references sent to: kate@katekirschlaw.com

Assistant Public Defender

The Genesee County Public Defender is seeking an Assistant Public Defender for his Criminal Division.  This is a full time position with benefits.  A more detailed job description is available at the Human Resources link on the Genesee County website found at www.co.genesee.ny.us. Information about this office can also be found on that site. The deadline for applications for this position is November 2, 2018. Applications for two new positions available in early 2019 are also being accepted.  Resumes can be sent to Public Defender, Jerry Ader, by mail to the County Courts Facility, 1 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020, by fax to 585-344-8553 or by e-mail to public.defender@co.genesee.ny.us.


Environmental Associate

At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, professional, personal, and other backgrounds.  Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Our Environmental practice is seeking to hire an associate to join our Rochester, NY office. The ideal candidate will have approximately two to four years of experience in environmental law. Water law experience is a plus. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Nixon Peabody’s Environmental practice offers its clients a unique blend of legal counseling and representation supported by in-house engineering and scientific professionals. We have experience in all substantive areas of environmental law and can help our clients address the full spectrum of their environmental needs. To learn more about our team, please visit:  http://www.nixonpeabody.com/environmental.

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead. To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking. We’re investing in our people and making them successful in Rochester and across the firm. Rochester offers lawyers a sought after and differentiating environment to grow a practice and a family. Our region offers major market quality of life without major market costs, making it a destination for talented people and innovative companies.

The legal profession in Rochester is tight-knit, and our connectedness brings the opportunity to be a leader. Most lawyers serve on boards of a wide variety of business and community organizations. We hope you will consider this great opportunity to join the only law firm in Upstate New York, which offers a national environmental practice and a global stage on which to practice.

To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers

Litigation Attorney

WEBSTER SZANYI LLP, located in Buffalo, New York, seeks applicants for a full-time litigation position.  The position requires a minimum of 4 - 5 years of experience with prior admission to NYS Bar.  Excellent academic record and strong writing skills required.    Candidates must be capable of handling a variety of matters independently.  Successful candidates will handle or be involved in all aspects of product liability litigation, among other litigation, from case inception through trial or other case resolution.    Extremely competitive salary based on qualifications and experience with a generous benefits package, including medical, 401(k), and potential profit-sharing contributions.  Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to the attention of Eileen Marzo at emarzo@websterszanyi.com.


Associate Attorney

Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC is seeking a full-time associate attorney admitted in New York with 4 to 6 years of experience in insurance defense litigation. Experience in the areas of transportation law, product liability and premises liability are preferred. Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, have excellent research and writing skills and a strong academic record. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements, a resume, writing sample and transcript to Donna L. Burden at dlb@bhhattorneys.com. Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Litigation Attorney

Mid-Size Western New York law firm seeking experienced Civil litigation attorney with 3-6 years’ experience. Salary starting at $100,000 or more depending upon experience.  Excellent benefits including 401K and profit sharing, health insurance allowance, etc. Work includes Commercial Litigation, Products Liability and Personal Injury. Send resume in confidence here.


Family Law/Matrimonial attorney-entry level

HoganWillig, a growing and progressive full-service law firm with 25+ attorneys, is seeking a full-time entry level attorney for our family law/matrimonial department. Ideal candidate should have one to three years of experience handling family law and/or matrimonial matters. Must have a strong work ethic and a strong academic background. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and performance. Excellent benefits including health, dental, life, disability & malpractice insurance, 401K plan, seminar & CLE costs and membership dues. Interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript and references to cgraap@hoganwillig.com.


Family law/Matrimonial attorney

HoganWillig, a growing and progressive full-service law firm with 25+ attorneys, is seeking a full-time attorney for our family law/matrimonial department. Ideal candidate should have three or more years of experience handling family law and/or matrimonial matters. Must have a strong work ethic and a strong academic background.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and performance. Excellent benefits including health, dental, life, disability & malpractice insurance, 401K plan, seminar & CLE costs, membership dues and cell phone. Interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript and references to cgraap@hoganwillig.com.


ERISA/ Employee Benefits Attorney

At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, professional, personal, and other backgrounds.  Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

We are seeking to hire a highly motivated attorney to join our Employee Benefits Team. This position can be based in our Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Chicago offices. The ideal candidate will have at least seven years of experience in ERISA and employee benefits counseling, focusing on issues related to retirement plans, health and welfare plans and executive compensation programs for both private and public businesses.  The successful candidate will work with both employers and plan services providers to help them comply with the latest legal developments. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

NP’s full service Employee Benefits Team delivers creative, specialized and real-world solutions to our clients.  Our attorneys have spent time “in the trenches” as HR, governmental, general counsel and CPA professionals and know the ins and outs of laws and regulations governing employee benefits.  This is a great opportunity to join a team that not only provides legal advice but goes beyond that to provide strategic counsel on how benefits programs align with our clients’ overall business objectives.

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead.  To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking. We’re investing in our people and making them successful in Rochester and across the firm. Rochester offers lawyers a sought after and differentiating environment to grow a practice and a family. Our region offers major market quality of life without major market costs, making it a destination for talented people and innovative companies.

To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers


Attorney

High volume general practice with concentration in estate planning, real estate and domestic practice seeks an experienced part-time attorney. Duties will include high degree of client interaction, document drafting and review. Excellent verbal, written, analytical, problem solving, and computer skills are required. Applicants must have the ability to maintain a high degree of client satisfaction. Candidate must be licensed to practice in the State of New York. Cover letter, resume, writing sample and references are required and should be submitted to: AttorneysOpp@gmail.com.

Litigation Attorney

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., seeks an attorney admitted to practice in New York to join our general litigation department in our Buffalo, New York office on a full time basis.  Practice areas will include defense of a variety of personal injury and other tort claims, including auto, premises, products liability and municipal matters.  Excellent writing, communication and analytical skills are required, along with at least 3 years of litigation experience.  Position involves some travel. Submit resume and writing sample to Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Attn: Susan Ruhland, Director of Human Resources, 1300 Liberty Building, Buffalo, New York   14202 or fax to 716-332-7411 or email to Susanr@hurwitzfine.com

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or qualified applicants for employment based on: race, creed, color, national origin, gender/sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression and sexual orientation), age, disability, marital status, religion, predisposing genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other status prohibited by federal, state or local law. In addition, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  https://www.hurwitzfine.com/about#Diversity


Insurance Coverage attorney

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., seeks an attorney admitted to practice in New York to join our insurance coverage practice group in our Buffalo, New York office on a full time basis.  Qualified candidates should have at least 3 years of experience in insurance policy analysis and/or insurance related litigation.  Excellent writing, communication and analytical skills are required.  Position involves some travel. Submit resume and writing sample to Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Attn: Susan Ruhland, Director of Human Resources, 1300 Liberty Building, Buffalo, New York   14202 or fax to 716-332-7411 or email to Susanr@hurwitzfine.com

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or qualified applicants for employment based on: race, creed, color, national origin, gender/sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression and sexual orientation), age, disability, marital status, religion, predisposing genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other status prohibited by federal, state or local law. In addition, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  https://www.hurwitzfine.com/about#Diversity  


Workers' Compensation Attorney

Habberfield Kaszycki LLP is seeking a Workers’ Compensation attorney to work in  Buffalo or remotely on behalf of our New York State offices, handling all aspects of representing carriers and employers in NYS Workers’ Compensation matters.  Opportunity for limited work in Supreme Court as well. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years’ experience, working knowledge of Workers' Compensation laws and procedures, the ability to handle large caseloads and juggle multiple priorities & deadlines, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment. No micromanaging here!  Very competitive benefits package.  Please send resumes to julie@hknylaw.com.


Wealth Fiduciary advisor


Staff Attorney

The Associate will assist in providing medical malpractice defense and risk management advice to our clients. Responsibilities are to draft memoranda, pleadings, discovery demands and responses, motions, briefs, etc.Research various factual and legal issues and collaborate with senior attorneys about strategies. They will also take and defend depositions. Qualifications include 1-4 years' private practice litigation experience, preferably in medical malpractice but not required, admission to NYS bar (or ability to waive in), and  demonstrate ability to absorb, process and understand, new information rapidly. All interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter here.


Fellowship Attorney


Coordinator, Policy Service

Erie 1 BOCES
A coordinator of Policy Services provides assistance to school districts throughout New York state in the area of policy development; develops and maintains school board policies, administrative manuals, and specialty handbooks for client school districts; researches law, regulations and other relevant policy matters as to their impact on school operations; responds to policy-related inquiries from participating school districts; conducts professional development workshops and facilitation on policy, regulations and procedures for client school district personnel including Board members, administrators and teachers; assists in development of policy and administrative updates and other relevant documents that support the services of the department; instructs school districts in complying with federal and state mandates; informs staff of any legislative directives/changes and the legal implications of these mandates; assists in evaluating present department services and developing new services.  
This is a Civil Service classified position that will require the successful candidate at a later date to take an exam and score successfully in order to maintain the position.

Apply online at e1b.org, employment, classified, posting # 0918-0010


Associate Attorney

Suburban law firm seeks an outgoing, energetic attorney with 1-5 years of litigation experience to handle Workers’ Compensation cases in Buffalo.  This opportunity requires a driven competitive litigator, must be well organized, self-motivated, detail orientated, personable and eager to work directly with clients.  Please send resumes to lyndsay@connorsandferris.com.


Senior Attorney


Associate counsel


Pro Bono & Community Engagement Coordinator

The Center for Elder Law & Justice, Inc. (“CELJ”) is seeking a dynamic Pro Bono & Community Engagement Coordinator. CELJ is a 49 person nonprofit law office with three offices located throughout Western New York. It is our mission to use the legal system to help our clients live independently and with dignity.

About the Position:

The Pro Bono & Community Engagement Coordinator plays a pivotal role in helping us to nurture relationships and properly steward our donors, as well as, coordinates and facilities pro bono work by local attorneys and law firms. This full time position reports to the Director of Development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Attend Development meetings, document next steps and strategies, and help the team stay on-task to develop new and creative approaches to communicate with our donors
    Create and update donor records on database
    Run regular reports from database to identify giving patterns, etc.
    Maintain Development project plan timelines
    Assist in all Development outreach
    Build relationships with, recruit, train and support pro bono attorneys
    Some case handling
    Train/supervise student and community intern/volunteer program
    Travel will be required
    Other duties and projects as assigned
    Ability to work a flexible schedule, including events that may take place nights/evenings

Qualifications:

  • Admitted to practice in NYS
    Legal services background, or knowledge of general civil legal work, helpful
    Outstanding  professional, verbal and written communication skills
    Must be comfortable and engaging public speaker
    Outstanding and proven attention to detail
    Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    Proficient in understanding/implementation of social media and digital communication
    Ability to demonstrate initiative in organizing and prioritizing projects
    Ideal candidates will also have an affinity for Marketing, promotions, social media and events to assist, as-needed, the Director of Development in various tasks, including printed and digital publications

CELJ offers a competitive benefits and compensation package, including:

  • Generous vacation and sick time.
    Thirteen holidays a year, plus two half-day holidays
    Summer hours between Memorial Day and Labor Day
    Payment of license fees and association dues
    Encouragement of professional development

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to Rachel Haseley, HR Manager Rhaseley@elderjusticeny.org

No phone calls please.

CELJ is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and welcomes all to apply, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Employer recruits without regard to sex, race, sexual orientation, or gender identity, and any such candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Attorney

Liberty Mutual Insurance has an exciting opportunity for an attorney. As a Field Counsel you will represent the company and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues.
Responsibilities:
Use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matter.
Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings.
Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conduct settlement negotiations.
Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meet with, and maintain good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required
Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.
Prepare and conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments as required.
Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys.
Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost.
Act as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office.
 Interface with Home Office Legal department.

Qualifications:
Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar.
Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary.
A minimum of 1 successful year experience as an attorney.
A general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company.
The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by written or spoken word is critical.
Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.

Benefits:
We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a
Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:
401K and Company paid pension plan
Medical coverage.
 Dental coverage
Paid time-off
Pay-for-Performance
Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance
Discount fitness memberships
Flexible spending accounts Tuition reimbursement.
Vision care coverage
Work/Life resources.
Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
Credit Union membership.
Employee and Dependent life insurance.
Disability insurance.
Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
Overview:

We believe strongly that commercial success can be achieved in a manner consistent with principles and ideals that bind us together as one company, that set us apart from our competitors, and that in the end will allow us to say we have succeeded commercially by doing the right thing the right way.


Law Clerk

Part-time law clerk, 2nd or 3rd year law student, with an interest in general litigation. Excellent academic record and writing ability are a must. Forward resume with law school transcript, writing sample, references and salary requirements to Denise Peebles, Office Manager, Wilder & Linneball, LLP, 403 Main at Court Street, 730 Brisbane Building, Buffalo, New York, 14203, or via email to dpeebles@wilderandlinneball.com.

Attorney


Personal Injury attorney

Company:                  William Mattar, P.C.
Position Available:    Personal Injury Attorney
Location:                    Williamsville, NY
William Mattar, P.C. is a growing law firm whose focus is on motor vehicle accident injury cases. The firm's home office is located in Williamsville, NY servicing areas in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, Utica, Watertown, and Binghamton. At William Mattar, P.C. our objective is to obtain the best possible results for our clients in the least amount of time.  We aspire to do this through our commitment to high ethical standards, integrity, dedication and superior customer service.  Our firm is committed to Helping People.  We foster an enjoyable work environment though mutual respect and team work.
We are seeking Attorneys with different levels of experience to handle client cases from the initial client meeting through resolution. Must have an excellent understanding of the CPLR, No Fault Regulations, various auto and property insurance coverage, and endorsements. Candidate must be admitted to practice law in New York State and have a JD from an ABA accredited Law School. Apply here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=abd8e807-c581-4fef-a773-b924265bdb9d&jobId=12134&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001

William Mattar, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer