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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 Executive Director Katherine S. Bifaro at kbifaro@eriebar.org. The job notice will be included in an 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.

litigation associate

Smaller, Buffalo-based regional law firm seeks a motivated associate for insurance defense practice. Applicants must have three or more years tort litigation experience, and possess superior legal writing and oral advocacy skills. Salary is commensurate with experience.  Benefits are provided. To apply, please send your cover letter with resume and a recent writing sample to Elise M. Rahner at erahner@eriebar.org


U.S. Customs & Border Protection - General attorney


supervising attorney, social security/ssi appeals

Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS) seeks to fill the following position in our Buffalo Office:

Supervising Attorney, Social Security/SSI Appeals:
Full-time, to oversee work of attorneys and paralegals that represent persons denied SSI or Social Security disability benefits.  Supervise staff in Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and Batavia offices that represent clients at administrative hearings; carry a caseload of administrative hearings and federal court appeals; and oversee professional development of staff.  Candidates must have minimum of 10 years experience representing individuals at Social Security/SSI hearings and in the U.S. District Court.  Salary depending on experience, excellent benefits.  Please forward writing sample and three references with resume.

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, gay, lesbian, and transgender are all welcome and encouraged to apply. 

Please send all resumes, letters of interest, and references via e-mail to (no phone calls): Sandra Fudala, Office Manager, Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., 237 Main St., Ste 400, Buffalo, NY 14203, sfudala@nls.org before February 19, 2016.


research & writing attorney - Federal Public Defender for the Western District of New York


LSED Seeking attorney

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of Western New York, Inc. (“LSED”) is seeking a full-time attorney with 0-3 years of experience to work on family law issues in both Erie and Niagara Counties.   In addition to direct legal services, he or she will work on policy issues, testify at state and local hearings, and conduct community outreach. Salary pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement.  Level one attorneys make $50,312 on our scale, with health insurance available (with cost sharing) after three months. Position will be filled as soon as possible. Some weekend and evenings also are required and a car is required. Interview preference will be given to candidates who evidence a commitment to access to justice for the disenfranchised as well as those with prior family law experience.

Email cover letter and resume to Karen Nicolson at Knicolson@lsed.org  No phone calls, please.

LSED is an equal opportunity employer who desires a diverse work force. People of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, gays, lesbians, bi-sexual, and transgender people are strongly encouraged to apply.


executive assistant, appellate division


request for proposals for legal services


spanish speaking immigration staff attorney


mcba executive director


associate attorney wanted

Buffalo firm seeks associate attorney for litigation, commercial real estate, commercial transactions and/or construction law. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include paid medical insurance and 401-k plan. Please send resume and writing sample to Elise M. Rahner at erahner@eriebar.org.


corporate attorney

A global manufacturing company headquartered in Buffalo, NY is searching for a Corporate Attorney to provide legal advice and guide the Legal Department on matters relating to US laws and regulations.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee the drafting and negotiations of commercial agreements
  • Assist in the management and budgeting for outside counsel
  • Review marketing materials and sales communications for legal compliance
  • Support the Compliance Committee with the development and implementation of the corporate compliance program
  • Manage the governance and reporting requirements

Qualified candidates will be skilled at negotiating and drafting contracts, and be experienced in regulatory and compliance matters. Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work under strict time lines are also important to succeed in this role.

Great opportunity with a well-known, international company.

Competitive salary and benefits package offered.

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of corporate law experience
  • Advertising and/or marketing law experience preferred
  • JD required
  • Member in good standing with the NYS Bar

Interested candidates should submit their resumes to Peggy Koch, pkoch@krgstaffing.com.  


associate and experienced attorneys

Tully Rinckey PLLC, a successful full-service law firm with coast-to-coast offices, is seeking Associate level and experienced attorneys to join and expand the firm's Family and Matrimonial, Labor and Employment, Civil Litigation, Business/Commercial Litigation, and  Immigration Practice areas in the firms Buffalo, NY office location.

Tully Rinckey PLLC has made a strong commitment to excellence, teamwork, diversity, and personal/professional development. We strive to create a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of benefits, working conditions, and company culture. Associates and experienced attorneys will enjoy our firm’s highly competitive compensation structures, unique cross-selling opportunities, as well as the support from an award winning marketing department to grow and sustain your practice for years to come.

Minimum Requirement:

  • Must be admitted to practice in New York State and in good standings;
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year relevant experience in one of the practice areas listed in this vacancy announcement;

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements for consideration to hiring@tullylegal.com. Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence.  


Personal Injury Litigation Associate

Buffalo based insurance defense firm seeks associate wtih 3-5 years personal injury litigation experience. Excellent written and organizational skills required. Compensation package commensurate with experience. To apply for the position, please send resume and cover letter to Elise M. Rahner at erahner@eriebar.org