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Attorney

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. (NLS), a major free civil legal services provider in Western New York, seeks applicants for a 6-12 month temporary, full-time, attorney position in the Buffalo, New York office.  This attorney will represent clients who are also receiving services from the Family Justice Center, concerning intimate partner violence.  The attorney will interview clients, develop evidence, and represent them in Supreme and Family Courts.  Candidates with one to three years’ experience involving low-income and/or victimized individuals preferred.  Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, empathy for clients, and capacity to analyze facts and law.  Spanish-speaking/writing ability a plus.  Salary is dependent upon experience; NLS offers excellent benefits. NLS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  NLS is committed to building a culturally diverse team.  Minorities, veterans, women, persons with disabilities and gay, lesbian and transgender job-seekers are all welcome and encouraged to apply.  Applicants should submit writing sample and three references to:  Sandra Fudala, Office Manager, Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., 237 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14203, sfudala@nls.org.


Litigation Attorney

Colucci & Gallaher, P.C. seeks an associate attorney with 3-5 years of litigation experience to join its diverse litigation practice. Experience handling product liability litigation is necessary. Candidates must be willing to travel. First-rate research and writing skills are essential. Generous compensation package includes competitive salary, health insurance, and 401(k) plan. Please submit resume, writing sample, references, and salary requirements here.


Staff Attorney

Staff Attorney – Attorneys for Children Unit

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. seeks an ambitious attorney to represent children in Family Court, primarily Article 10, JD and PINS matters. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to working with children or disabled. $52,000 annual salary. Admission to New York State Bar and reliable transportation is required. The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Email cover letter and resume to resume@legalaidbuffalo.org or mail a hard copy to Human Resources, 290 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, NY 14202.  We will conduct interviews on a rolling basis.


labor relations specialist attorney

Exciting opportunity to join the growing and dynamic Human Resources Department at ECMC!  This position is responsible for assisting with the administration of the Labor and Employee Relations programs at

ECMC.  Main duties of this position include:

  • Participate in employee relations investigations
  • Prepare files and witnesses for arbitrations and other hearings
  • Provide guidance to management and personnel regarding interpretation of contract clauses, policies, and procedures
  • Provide advice to management and personnel regarding counseling and corrective action plans

Successful candidate must have JD and a current license to practice law in New York State.

To Apply:

For more information on this position or to apply please visit our website at www.ecmc.edu or email a resume to careers@ecmc.edu


litigation associate

Feldman Kieffer, LLP, is seeking a litigation associate with 0-3 years of experience.  Associate will be involved in all facets of litigation, including preparing pleadings, conducting discovery, attending depositions, motion practice and attending court appearances.  Strong research and writing skills are required, as are strong interpersonal skills. Applicants should have demonstrated an interest in litigation.  Applicants need to be admitted to the bar or have passed the bar exam and are awaiting admission. All inquiries kept confidential.  Send cover letter, resume, academic transcript and writing sample to aferrandino@feldmankieffer.com


Immigration staff attorneys


Insurance Defence Trail Attorney

For more information and to apply please click here.


Complex commercial disputes 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 Complex Commercial Disputes Practice Group is seeking to hire an associate to join our Rochester office.

Qualified candidates will have approximately four to six years of commercial litigation experience, including significant direct responsibility for drafting pleadings, motions, memoranda and correspondence for use in state and federal court, arbitration, or mediation proceedings, drafting and responding to sophisticated and complex discovery requests, managing electronic discovery, conferring, negotiating, and communicating with opposing counsel, and preparing for, defending and conducting depositions. Hearing and trial experience is a plus, but not required. New York State Bar admission also is required.

The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with stellar academic credentials, superb communication and writing skills, a commitment to excellence, and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate also will have a strong interest in building a practice in Rochester, and being a part of the local community.

More than a third of Nixon Peabody’s lawyers are litigators. Our team of litigators, located in our offices across the United States, represent clients at every level of the judicial system; in international forums; and in mediation, arbitration, and other methods of alternative dispute resolution. We help our clients manage virtually all forms of disputes, from relatively simple matters to highly complex cases.

A career at Nixon Peabody provides the opportunity to do work that matters in one of the most affordable and innovative cities in the U.S. We also offer the unique opportunity to live and work in Rochester, and also be part of a team of litigators across the United States who work together to bring our clients the breadth and depth of their unparalleled collective experience. We’re the only law firm in Rochester that offers a global stage on which to practice and an appreciation for entrepreneurial thinking.

At Nixon Peabody, our commitment to pro bono is reflected in our policies; we give billable credit for pro bono work and recognize our lawyers’ achievements through awards programs and during our evaluation process. We believe our time giving back is time well spent.

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


Legal Business unit manager

The Legal Business Unit Manager is responsible for the oversight of the external staff counsel office (Orchard Park), claims litigation, the in-house staff counsel office, and corporate counsel duties for NYCM Insurance companies.  The BU Manager will have legal oversight of NYCM product policies and rules.  The candidate for this position must have the appropriate Juris Doctorate degree and be in good standing with the NYS Bar. This position does require travel between our Edmeston location and Orchard Park location. The Legal Business Unit Manager will provide tactical leadership to the applicable Business Unit within the Division.  The incumbent is responsible for the daily operations of the Business Unit and assists the Division Manager in defining the direction of the activities within the Business Unit.  Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate Degree
  • Good standing with the NYS Bar.
  • Experience in the applicable Division/Business Unit field preferred.
  • 3+ years experience and knowledge as a Supervisor in applicable field is preferred.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Ability to motivate Supervisors and any direct reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to execute effectively, build strong teams and lead change with courage.
  • Loyal, genuine, passionate and committed to the cause.
  • Trusting, honest, transparent and sincere.
  • Fosters genuine relationships and connections.
  • Inspires a shared vision.
  • Empowers others.
  • Excellent computer proficiency and technical aptitude. 
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to make accurate and timely decisions.
  • Continuing education as outlined by Executive Management. 

Payband 8 Salary Range: $81,654 - $167,808 (*Based on experience) Please visit www.nycm.com for more information and to apply for this great opportunity!


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.


Associate attorney

Busy rural general practice law firm seeks admitted attorney to work initially in an associate capacity, with a long-term goal of continuing the practice beyond the retirement of the current attorney. The practice focuses on residential and commercial real estate transactions, title examination and title insurance, estate planning, estate administration, elder law, business formation and administration, and municipal law. This is an opportunity for a rewarding, life long career in a rural setting. The appreciation of the benefits, limitations, and challenges of living and working in a small town is essential. Please send your resume with cover letter to Bob Kutzuba by email or mail at: wardkutz@aol.com. WARD & KUTZUBA, PLLC, P.O. Box 321, 364 Main Street, Arcade, New York 14009 mailto:wardkutz@aol.comwww.wardkutzuba.com


Associate General Counsel


Summer Internship at the United States Attorney's Office

https://www.justice.gov/usao-wdny/law-clerk-program


Matrimonial Attorney

Cordell and Cordell, a national domestic litigation firm with over 100 offices across 36 states, is currently seeking an experienced matrimonial attorney for an immediate opening in its Buffalo, NY office. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in the state of New York, have a minimum of 3-5 years of litigation experience with 1st chair family law experience. 

Cordell and Cordell offers a great working environment, career opportunities and incredible benefits including: employer paid insurance premiums for health, dental, orthodontia, disability and life. The firm also offers 401(k), gym membership reimbursement, ongoing educational opportunities and more. This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a large, client and employee-centered firm. To be considered for this opportunity please submit cover letter and resume to Executive Recruiter Hamilton Hinton @ hhinton@cordelllaw.com


Associate Attorney

Sugarman Law Firm, LLP is seeking a full-time associate attorney admitted in New York with 3 to 5 years of litigation experience for its Buffalo office. Experience in the areas of insurance defense, municipal and/or professional liability is preferred. Applicants should be prepared to handle their own caseload and have strong research and writing skills. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume and writing sample to Brian Sutter at bsutter@sugarmanlaw.com. All inquiries will be kept confidential.


Intake customer service clerk


Attorney

Busy Amherst law firm seeks to hire an attorney to handle all aspects of Social Security Disability claims which involves intensive interaction with clients and representing clients at Social Security hearings.  Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills.  We will also consider applicants who are awaiting admission to the state bar.

We offer an excellent benefits package and we will provide extensive training. 

Please forward resume to resume@kennethhiller.com


Trust & Estates Attorney

Barclay Damon LLP, a nearly 300-attorney law firm, with 33 practice offerings and eleven offices throughout New York State and the Northeast, is seeking a full-time Associate for its Buffalo office to join the Trust and Estates Practice Area. 

The Associate attorney will support a robust trust and estate practice and advise clients on trust and estate issues, perform transactional work, including preparation and drafting of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other documents, administer trust and estates, including assistance with accountings and tax returns as well as perform related research and due diligence.  The Associate Attorney will also be responsible to maintain client relationships and work with various partners across the firm platform.

Strong communication, writing skills and work ethic are required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum two years of progressively responsible experience in trust and estates practice and be able to demonstrate development of knowledge and experience in this practice area.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume, cover letter, transcript, and writing sample in confidence to:

Recruitment Coordinator
Barclay Damon LLP
Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Contact: Recruitment Coordinator Email: jobs@barclaydamon.com
LOCATION(S): Buffalo Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO M/F/V/H


Corporate attorney (Buffalo)

Barclay Damon, LLP, a nearly 300-attorney law firm, with 33 practice offerings and eleven offices throughout New York State and the Northeast, is seeking an Associate for its Buffalo office in the Business Services Practice Group.  The Associate attorney will advise clients on corporate and business law issues and compliance matters, perform transactional work, including preparation and negotiation of agreements, opinion letters and other documents, perform related research and due diligence, and also develop and maintain client relationships.

Strong communication and negotiation skills are required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum three years of progressively responsible experience in business and transactional services.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcripts in confidence to:

Recruitment Coordinator
Barclay Damon, LLP
Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Contact: Recruitment Coordinator 
Email: jobs@barclaydamon.com

Location(s): Buffalo

Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO M/F/V/H


ERISA Attorney

Barclay Damon LLP, a nearly 300-attorney law firm, with 33 practice offerings and 12 offices throughout New York State and the Northeast, is seeking an ERISA attorney or attorneys to join its employee benefits team.

The attorney will represent sophisticated firm clients in all areas of employee benefits law, including qualified and non-qualified retirement plan design and compliance, ESOPs, sponsor and fiduciary risk management, benefit plan documentation, executive compensation, health and welfare benefit plans, ERISA claims and dispute resolution, governmental investigations and audits, and Affordable Care Act compliance.

The ideal candidate will be able to practice independently at a partner level in the above areas and will be involved in the development and maintenance of client relationships. A portable and growing book of business is highly desired. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to:

Recruitment Coordinator
Barclay Damon LLP

Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Contact: Recruitment Coordinator
Email: jobs@barclaydamon.com
LOCATION(s): Albany, Syracuse, Rochester, or Buffalo Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO M/F/V/H


Associate Attorney

Law Offices of Robert D. Berkun, LLC, is seeking an associate attorney with 0-5 years of litigation experience to join its downtown personal injury law firm. The ideal candidate should have experience drafting pleadings, answering discovery and conducting depositions. Salary is negotiable based on experience. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to rbjd62@yahoo.com.


Staff Attorney


Commercial Real Estate Associate

Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, a law firm of 250+ attorneys, is seeking a commercial real estate associate attorney to join the Buffalo office.  The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience and will focus on handling commercial acquisitions and sales, financing, lending, leasing and land use. Construction experience a plus.  Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials, strong writing and verbal communication skills and be in good standing with the NYS Bar.  We are an EEO Employer.   Please send your cover letter and resume to hrbsk@bsk.com.


Generalist

Sophisticated work in a small firm environment. Amherst law firm (read: convenient to downtown but with free parking). Looking for a generalist who’s as comfortable drafting contracts and closing deals as s/he is negotiating settlements. You must have: (1) passion for clients; (2) excellent writing skills; (3) common sense; and (4) a desire to serve. We offer: (1) tons of flexibility for a part-timer or post-retirement lawyer; (2) opportunities to grow; (3) camaraderie and collegiality; and (4) a reputation for success.  Send your resume and cover letter to info@lisa-coppola.com. If you’re a newish law school grad, we have opportunities for you too; please send a transcript along with your application. 


Associate Attorney

Insurance defense firm has immediate opening for full time associate in its Rochester office.  Health insurance, 401(k) and flexible vacation time are included in the benefits package.  Admitted attorneys and recent graduates awaiting bar admission will be considered.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to Mr. Ronald Weiss at rweiss@hwcomp.com.


Associate Attorney

Well established, Hamburg Law Office seeks full-time associate attorney applicants. Position will primarily involve Bankruptcies, Estate/Surrogate Court, and Property closing work with occasional practice in other areas. Growth opportunities. 2-4 years of experience with prior admission to NY Bar required. Writing skills and excellent academics strongly preferred. Applicant will interact with clients and attorneys on a regular basis. Salary and benefits negotiable. All inquiries confidential. Send resume with cover letter expressing interest to HamburgLaw@gmail.com.


Unified Court System Employment Opportunity

There is a Unified Court System Employment Opportunity located within the Appellate Division, Fourth Department.  The position is located in Utica, New York in Mental Hygiene Legal Service. 

Please click the link below to view the announcement.  

ANNOUNCEMENT 54818 - Attorney Series (JG 523/526)

Also see the link below to the fill-able UCS-5 Application for Employment.

http://www.nycourts.gov/careers/UCS5.pdf


Litigation Associate

Our property-litigation practice group seeks an associate (0-2 years experience) to practice in our Buffalo office in the area of property litigation, subrogation, and antitrust matters.  The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent research and writing skills, and must have a desire to work in a fast-paced environment.  Candidate should be a good communicator and should possess an interest in investigating and litigating arson and other fraudulent insurance claims.  Candidate should be familiar with all phases of discovery, and also will be exposed to preparing dispositive motions, conducting examinations under oath and depositions, and conducting extensive document review in sophisticated commercial litigation.  Applicants should be ambitious, hard working, self-motivated, and confident.  Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off and more.  All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.  Please send a resume, transcript, writing sample and list of references to cercone@ruppbaase.com.


Associate 

Insurance defense firm has immediate opening for full time associate in its Buffalo office.  Health insurance, 401(k) and flexible vacation time are included in the benefits package.  Admitted attorneys will be considered.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to Mr. Daniel Bowers at dbowers@hwcomp.com.


Clerk of Commission


Attorney


Pro Se Law Clerk


Litigator

ROSS Intelligence is looking for litigators to participate in a four-hour exercise to test the features of our artificial intelligence legal research platform.  ROSS will pay participants $800 for the exercise. Participants will spend two hours working remotely and two hours in focus groups in Buffalo. Toronto-based ROSS is a leader in building AI research tools for lawyers.  Please send resumes to jobs@rossintelligence.com.

Housing Attorney


Associate Attorney

Stillwell Midgley PLLC seeks a full-time associate attorney to join our team.  This is an unique and exciting career opportunity to join us in growing our new firm!   Stillwell Midgley focuses on civil litigation defense, including medical malpractice, extended care facility defense, and other general litigation.  Ideal candidates should have at least one year of civil litigation experience and be ready to handle all aspects of a case including investigation, discovery, witness meetings, depositions, court appearances, and motion practice.  Email your resume and writing sample to Liz Midgley at emidgley@stillwellmidgley.com if you are interested. 


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.


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.


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.


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