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Request for Qualifications

The Town of Amherst is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms to provide Litigation/Defense Counsel Services. Using this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), the Town intends to establish a pool of attorneys who will be available to provide legal services as needed during the contract term. One or more individual/firms may be selected to provide services. If selected, a retainer agreement will be offered at a compensation rate set by the Town Board.

The Law Department of the Town is seeking litigation and defense counsel services as it is frequently called upon to provide outside counsel for the defense and representation of Town officials/officers/directors and employees. The subject matter of such litigation includes tort and other insurable claims against the Town. Counsel will have a close working relationship with the Town’s Law Department.

Copies of the complete Request For Qualifications may be obtained from the town’s website at www.amherst.ny.us or by emailing a request to E. Thomas Jones, Town Attorney at tjones@amherst.ny.us.

The deadline for delivery of responses to this request is 4:30 p.m. on August 18, 2014.

Real Estate Associate

Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel, LLP is seeking an associate for its commercial real estate practice with 3 or more years' experience in all aspects of commercial real property transfers and financing transactions; negotiating and drafting leases, easements and related instruments; zoning and land use matters as well as foreclosure and litigated real estate matters.  Please send resume and cover letter to kfrancemone@jaeckle.com

HoganWillig - 3 Positions open (Amherst)

HoganWillig, a growing and progressive full-service law firm with approximately 45 attorneys, is seeking 3 attorneys for placement in our corporate, civil litigation and real estate groups.

HoganWillig is based in Amherst, NY and has been voted as one of WNY's Best Place to Work for the past 6 years. We offer highly competitive salaries commensurate with experience and performance. Excellent benefits are available, including medical, life, disability and malpractice insurance, seminar and CLE costs, membership dues, cell phone, etc.

Ideal candidates should have strong work ethics, energetic and positive attitude and a strong academic background. Experience is not a prerequisite, but one to three years experience is preferred. Work hours approximate 45-50 weekly. Interested candidates should send their resume, transcripts and references via email to Heather Dietl at hdietl@hoganwillig.com

Tully Rinckey Attorney Opportunities

Buffalo Lateral Partner: https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1087/job

Buffalo Labor & Employment Attorney: https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1094/job

Buffalo Immigration Attorney: https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1093/job

Buffalo Family and Matrimonial Attorney:  https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1086/job

Buffalo Civil Litigation Attorney: https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1085/job

Buffalo Trust & Estate Lateral Partner - https://jobs-tullylegal.icims.com/jobs/1096/job

Staff Attorney

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. seeks applicants for a Staff Attorney to work in its Buffalo City Court Office. The Attorney shall be responsible for the representation of Legal Aid Bueau clients in criminal matters. Candidates with a criminal defense background are highly preferred. NYS Bar Admittance and Good Standing are required. Starting salary up to $54,137/year together with a competitive benefits package. Interested applicants should forward a cover letter, resume and letters of recommendation to The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. 237 Main Street, Suite 1602, Buffalo, New York 14203 Attn: Human Resources or via e-mail to resume@legalaidbuffalo.org by July 31, 2014. The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. values diversity.

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Associate Attorney

Seeking an independent associate attorney to work in plaintiff's personal injury law firm. We are growing and need competent help and a self-starter who is motivated to be awarded financially through hard work and dedication. Please send resume in pdf format to Zaylad12345@gmail.com

Assistant District Attorney - Wyoming County

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Senior Internal Counsel - HealthNow New york, Inc.

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Mat/FAM Law Litigator & Mediator

Seeking associate with 2 to 7 years of experience largely in matrimonial and family law. Would start with mat/fam law litigation, and then trained to do mat/fam law mediation and collaborative family law, with the goal of a mixed practice. Applications confidential. Send resume to Steven R. Sugarman, Esq. at ssugarman@psasattorneys.com

Senior Legal Counsel - Litigation

This position, located in Buffalo, NY and reporting to the EVP and General Counsel for Litigation in NYC, provides legal advice, guidance, and support to ensure that the company’s exposure to legal risk is managed. The position will manage a docket of lawsuits and claims involving the company, overseeing outside counsel in the defense (and, occasionally, prosecution) of claims involving the company. Will advise on reserves in connection with docket of matters. Will be responsible for root cause analysis and reporting on a docket of cases, and providing advice to clients on mitigation of litigation risk. In addition, this position will have a role in connection with the management of e-discovery, legal holds, and similar complex discovery, at the direction of the SVP and Associate General Counsel overseeing such activities.

Minimum of eight years proven and progressive corporate legal experience, or equivalent
Minimum of a Juris Doctorate degree as well as admission to applicable state Bar and pertinent levels of courts in applicable states
Strong advocacy, negotiation, interpersonal, organizational, legal research and verbal and written communication skills
Ability to quickly apply abstract concepts of law and make quick, innovative decisions to resolve problems
Ability to defend the Company and Group affiliates from claims and advocate their interests while maintaining their reputation for honesty and integrity
Proficiency with personal computers as well as pertinent mainframe systems and software packages

Please send resumes to:
Kathleen P. Wickett
Client Recruitment Specialist, Allegis Global Solutions, HSBC USA
95 Washington Street
Buffalo, New York 14203

Personal Injurty Litigation attorney(s)

Brown Chiari LLP is seeking experienced personal injury litigation attorneys.  Candidates should have 5+ years of litigation experience, including courtroom experience.  Requirements include:

  • Juris Doctorate
  • New York State Bar Association membership in good standing
  • Strong academic and professional credentials
  • Team player with strong work ethic

Brown Chiari LLP is seeking an experienced personal injury litigation attorney with a focus on legal research and writing.  Candidates should have 1+ years of experience.  Requirements include:

  • Juris Doctorate
  • New York State Bar Association membership in good standing
  • Strong academic and professional credentials
  • Team player with strong work ethic

Please forward resume to:
Kimille DiRienzo, Paralegal
Brown Chiari LLP
5775 Broadway
Lancaster, New York 14086
716-681-7090 Phone
716-681-8316 Fax

Personal Injury Attorney

Personal injury law firm seeks admitted attorney with approximately one to three years of personal injury experience. Please submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format to Zaylad12345@gmail.com.

Litigation attorney

Webster Szanyi LLP seeks applicants for a full-time attorney position. Minimum 4 years of experience in personal injury and/or products liability litigation required. Candidate must be capable of handling a variety of matters independently. Successful candidate will handle all aspects of litigation. Extremely competitive six-figure salary based on qualifications and experience. Please submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to the attention of Eileen Marzo at emarzo@websterszanyi.com