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Associate Attorney

Uniland Development Company

We are expanding our staff of attorneys and currently have a new position! We are looking for an individual to join us as Associate Counsel. The qualified individual must have a Juris Doctorate Degree and a NYS License to practice law with four to ten years related experience and/or training in commercial real estate. The responsibilities of this new position will be to take a supporting role in negotiating commercial real estate loan documents, purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements, easements, as well as assisting our Capital Markets Group with Loan Applications and Commitments and coordinating the closing process with outside counsel. Responsibility will also include providing legal assistance to all departments of the organization as needed. Interested applicants should submit a writing sample with their resume when applying. To apply please visit https://uniland.com/careers-2/, or send us your writing sample and resume to hr@uniland.com or to the following address: University Corporate Centre,100 Corporate Pwky, Suite 500, Amherst, NY 14226. Click here for PDF of posting. 

Attorney

CannonDesign

CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an Attorney based in our downtown Buffalo, NY office. If your skills and experience are a match for the position described below, we’d love to hear from you.

ABOUT OUR FIRM
We are an integrated global design firm that unites a diverse team of architects, engineers, constructors, builders, strategists, researchers, and industry specialists driven by a singular goal – to help solve our clients' and society's greatest challenges.

ABOUT THE ROLE
The in-house position will be an integral part of our legal team and primarily focus on contract review and negotiation.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Draft, review, analyze and negotiate contracts, leases and vendor agreements domestically and internationally.
  • Develop and maintain contract templates.
  • Resolve commercial disputes and conflicts.
  • Serve as a point of contact for legal questions within the firm.
  • Coordinate with outside counsel in litigation matters.
  • Provide merger and acquisition support during negotiation, due diligence, contract drafting and integration.
  • Advise on all aspects of the construction operations.
  • Provide support for firm licensing and corporate matters.
  • Advise on limits, coverage, applications and claims for all insurance policies.
  • Advise on Labor Law/Employment Law issues.
  • Advise on intellectual property matters.

ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a Juris Doctorate
  • Minimum of three years of related experience.
  • Previous experience drafting and negotiating contracts required.
  • Construction experience is preferred.
  • Exceptional writing, research, communication negotiation and organizational skills are essential.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and exercise solid independent judgment in a fast-paced environment.

For further job description, please click here. To apply, click here.


Estates, Wills & Trusts Attorney

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP seeks an Associate Attorney to join its Estates Wills & Trusts Department. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of three years’ experience in Estate Planning and Administration and Surrogates Court. Candidates must possess excellent writing, drafting, organizational, communication and client service skills. Send resume to:  HR Manager, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP: 42 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1220; Buffalo, NY  14202 or email hrdept@lglaw.com.


Workers Compensation Attorney

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

Buffalo NY based Law Firm, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP, seeks an Attorney to join its Workers Compensation Department assisting injured workers with filing and litigating claims as well as negotiating settlements on behalf of the client. A minimum of 3 years of Workers Compensation experience preferred. Must possess excellent writing, drafting, organizational, communication and client service skills. We are a dynamic firm with a comprehensive client focus & a reputation for our commitment to excellence. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Send resume to:  HR Manager; Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP; 42 Delaware Avenue, Suite 120; Buffalo, NY  14202 or email hrdept@lglaw.com.


Attorney

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. seeks to hire an Attorney in our Buffalo Office to provide legal advocacy in housing and landlord/tenant law matters. Duties include: litigation, counsel and advice, case management and community education.  Qualifications: Must be admitted to practice in New York State, have good communication and writing skills, demonstrated commitment to the goals and clients of the legal services program, sensitivity to the needs of people challenged by poverty and/or disability, and have evening court and event availability.   Salary based on experience. Generous benefits package.  Possible eligibility for student loan forgiveness program.  Spanish speaking individuals, minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, and/or transgender are all welcome and encouraged to apply. Please send resume and references to (no phone calls please):  Grace Andriette, Supervising Attorney,  Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., 237 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14203, gandriette@nls.org


Attorneys New to Family Court Practice Needed

ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project

The ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project is seeking attorneys new to Family Court practice to participate in the Erie County Family Court Child Support Mentoring Program.  You must be admitted to practice in New York and willing to be paired with an experienced practitioner to guide you through a pro bono child support case for a low-income client.  Attendance at an April 30th training is required.  Malpractice insurance and CLE credit provided.  Please contact Maria Valeri, Pro Bono Recruitment Coordinator at the ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project to apply or for more information at 716.847.0662 ext. 321 or mvaleri@ecbavlp.com.


Attorney - Matrimonial/Family Law Department

Cohen & Lombardo, P.C.

Cohen & Lombardo, P.C. is seeking an intelligent, hardworking, self-starting attorney with 3+ years of litigation experience to work in our growing matrimonial/family law department. Candidates should anticipate a challenging but rewarding career. Benefits include health insurance, 401k plan, Bar Association dues and CLE expenses. All resumes should be sent to say@cn-lo.com


Attorney - Estate/Trust Law Department

Cohen & Lombardo, P.C.

Cohen & Lombardo, P.C. is seeking an intelligent, hardworking, self-starting attorney with 3+ years of experience to work in our growing estate/trust law department. Candidates should anticipate a challenging but rewarding career. Benefits include health insurance, 401k plan, Bar Association dues and CLE expenses. All resumes should be sent to say@cn-lo.com


Associate Attorney

Hagelin Spencer LLC

Hagelin Spencer LLC is seeking an associate attorney with 0-3 years of experience for its Buffalo, New York office. The associate will work in all aspects of litigation including depositions, motions, legal research, court conferences, client meetings, and trials.  The associate’s focus will be in civil litigation, with a concentration in insurance defense litigation. The ideal candidate will be licensed to practice law in New York and will have excellent writing and communication skills. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Please forward a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample in a PDF format to Megan F. Organek at organek@hagelinspencer.com.


Real Estate Attorney

Ramos & Ramos

We are expanding our Real Estate department in our downtown Buffalo office! Our firm is seeking an attorney who has some experience in real estate transactions.  That attorney’s primary work will be residential purchases, sales, title and bank work.  401k (immediate vesting), low deductible health insurance, PTO, dental program, free parking.  Send resume with salary requirements to coni@ramosandramos.com.  All resumes will be held in confidence.


Workers Compensation Attorney

Ramos & Ramos

We are expanding our Worker's Compensation department in our downtown Buffalo office!  Our firm is seeking an attorney who has some experience in Workers Compensation.  401k (immediate vesting), low deductible health insurance, PTO, dental program, free parking.  Send resume with salary requirements to coni@ramosandramos.com.  All resumes will be held in confidence.


Law Clerk

U.S. District Court Western, District of New York 

The United States District Court for the Western District of New York is seeking  a term law clerk to support Hon. William M. Skretny.  To apply, please visit: https://www.nywd.uscourts.gov/employment-opportunities, or click here for PDF of announcement.  


Courtroom Deputy Clerk

U.S. District Court Western, District of New York 

The United States District Court for the Western District of New York is seeking a  Courtroom Deputy Clerk to support Hon. William M. Skretny.  To apply, please visit: https://www.nywd.uscourts.gov/employment-opportunities, or click here for PDF of announcement.  
Appellate Court Attorney Series - Rochester

Unified Court System 

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Attorney Series - Utica

Unified Court System 

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Injury Attorney

William Mattar, P.C. - Buffalo, Rochester or Syracuse

We are seeking Attorneys with different levels of experience to handle client cases from the initial client meeting through resolution.

More about us:
Top100 verdicts in New York in 2016
Best Companies to work for in 2017, 2018, 2019
Top 25 MVA 2016 verdicts in New York

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Positions at different levels of experience are available. 1-5, 5- 10, and 10 + years in a personal injury law firm or in the insurance industry handling personal injury claims. 

TO APPLY, Please use link provided: https://www.williammattar.com/attorneyjobopenings/


Law Clerk

U.S. District Court Western, District of New York 

The United States District Court for the Western District of New York is seeking a term law clerk to support United States District Judge Richard J. Arcara.  To apply, please visit: https://www.nywd.uscourts.gov/employment-opportunities, or click here for PDF of announcement.  


Associate Attorney

Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC 

Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC is seeking a full-time associate attorney to join its civil defense litigation team.   The candidate must be admitted to the New York State Bar and possess a minimum of 2 to 5 years of experience in insurance defense litigation.  Experience in the areas of transportation law, labor law, product liability and premises liability are preferred.  Candidates with other experience are encouraged to apply.   Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, have excellent research and writing skills and strong communication skills. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.   Generous benefit package includes,  401(k), medical insurance, dental insurance, cell phone reimbursement, CLE costs, membership dues, Health Care FSA for eligible medical expenses, and Dependent Care FSA for eligible child care expenses.    Employees may enroll in the Parking and Transportation Expense Reimbursement Accounts, which allows them to pay for out-of-pocket work-related parking and transportation expenses with per-tax dollars. The billable hourly requirements are reasonable, and bonuses are available for exceeding the billable hourly requirements.   The atmosphere is open and collaborative.   Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, writing sample and transcript to Donna L. Burden at dlb@bhhattorneys.com.  All submissions will remain confidential.   Burden, Hafner, & Hansen is committed to equal employment opportunity.


General Counsel

inLighten, Inc. 

inLighten, Inc., a 30+ year company located in Clarence, New York specializing in digital communications and marketing tools for businesses in national and international markets is seeking a full-time General Counsel. The GC handles a variety of legal matters for the organization and its affiliates. The GC works both independently and in a team setting and advises the Company’s Management and employees in all of its business transactions, tracks all legal matters, transactions, government filings, insurance requirements and litigation and works with outside counsel and other providers as required.  The GC needs to be versed in a variety of areas, including Corporate, Business, Real Estate, Employment, Intellectual Property, Contracts, Human Resources, Corporate Finance, Corporate Compliance and Corporate Governance. The GC is also involved in negotiations connected with various transactions and proceedings involving the Company and in preparing contracts and other appropriate legal documents as needed to advance and protect the company’s legal interests MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Juris Doctor Degree, admission to the New York State Bar, minimum 3 years’ experience either in a Corporate Counsel position or private practice with emphasis on representation of corporate clientele.  Successful candidates will be able to exhibit strong communication, negotiation, analytical, writing and human relations skills. Competitive compensation and benefits will be based on applicant’s experience, qualifications and background. Interested applicants should send letter of interest and resume directly to: inLighten, Inc., Attention: Human Resources, 9645 Wehrle Dr., Clarence, NY 14031; 716-759-7750; or by email to:  hr@inlighten.net.


Full-Time Associate - Rochester

Hamberger & Weiss LLP

Hamberger & Weiss LLP has an immediate opening for a full time associate in its Rochester office. Health insurance, 404(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. Candidates shoudl submit materials to Mr. Ronald E. Weiss at rweiss@hwcomp.com


Litigation Associate

Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC

Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham is a law firm driven by forward-thinking attorneys who embrace our clients’ enterprising spirit.  We are committed to excellence in the practice of law and we value collaborative, human working relationships with people who share our optimism and energy.  Our team takes an innovative approach, creatively looking at every challenge from every angle to reveal opportunities for our clients and our employees. 

Our property-litigation practice group seeks an associate with 0-3 years of 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 (1) have a strong work ethic; (2) be well organized; (3) demonstrate a willingness to litigate; (4) be a good communicator; and (5) 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. 

Our generous benefits package, including health insurance, 401k match, in-house CLE credits, potential for bonus, individual mentoring program, and a business casual dress code are just some of the reasons why we are consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work by Buffalo’s Business First.

If this collaborative culture sounds energizing to you, email resume, cover letter, and writing sample in confidence to cercone@ruppbaase.com

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, or domestic violence victim status.


Assistant Counsel

Liberty Mutual

Are you passionate about supporting your clients and achieving success?  Would you like to join a growing Legal Office in Buffalo, New York? If so, then let us tell you more about Liberty Mutual's Insurance Defense practice. You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with Liberty Mutual Field Legal attorneys through the county and support the attorneys that represent the Company and its policyholders in civil litigation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues. You will gain experience working for a major insurance company in a collaborative and inclusive environment that includes annual performance bonuses, work/life balance, 20 days flexible time off per year, personal holidays, and 401k with a match.

Responsibilities:

  • You will use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation of cases or matters; advises communicate and develop those strategies with our Claims Representatives, trial attorneys throughout the county, and insured clients to render clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice.
  • Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possess the skills necessary to use technology to work with attorneys throughout the country. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located.
  • You will conduct necessary and appropriate discovery.  Researches the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required.
  • Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.

Qualifications:

  • Current Bar Member in New York State.
  • Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar.
  • The individual is required to have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and Liberty Mutual.
  • The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by printed or spoken word is important.
  • Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters.

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer.  We embrace an environment that is free from all discrimination in the workplace, in its business, or by its vendors. Liberty Mutual values diversity and the differences and similarities of our employees. We foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that leads to better ideas, stronger teams and more innovative products and services for our customers.

Please send resume to: Destin C. Santacrose, Electric Tower- Suite 403, 535 Washington Street, Buffalo, New York  14203, Office: (716) 852-6923, Direct Dial (716) 604-0340, Cell:  (716) 544-5521, Fax:   (603)- 334-7775 


Full-Time Associate General Counsel

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking a full-time Associate General Counsel. The Associate General Counsel assists the Corporation's General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel in handling a variety of legal matters at Roswell Park focused on health information privacy/security and research related matters. The Associate General Counsel provides guidance, policy drafting and prepares agreements related to HIPAA, privacy and data security. They also provide guidance on and lead organization's compliance with scientific ethics and research integrity rules and regulations and prepare, review and negotiate pre-clinical and clinical research related agreements, including clinical trial agreements, collaborative research agreements, material transfer and data use agreements. Applicants must have a J.D. degree from an accredited U.S. law school and admitted to practice law by the State of New York Bar. The preferred candidate will have five to ten years of full-time experience being responsible private practice or in-house legal experience dealing with healthcare provider legal issues with focus on health information privacy/security and/or clinical research related matters. They will also have hospital academic, or pharmaceutical experience. Interested applicants can apply by referencing posting #7208 to www.roswellpark.org/careers/apply-online.


Staff Attorney

Mental Health Advocates of WNY

The Mental Health Advocates of WNY is seeking applicants for a full-time attorney position in its Legal Services & Advocacy department. Attorneys at the MHA have individual caseloads, representing clients in multiple areas of law including, Social Security Disability/Supplemental Security Income, Housing, Family, Matrimonial, Consumer, among others.  Please send a cover letter and resume to Michael Kane (mkane@mhawny.org).


Civil Litigation Attorney

Stephen R. Foley, LLC

Stephen R. Foley LLC, d/b/a/,Steve Foley Esq., seeks New York licensed litigation attorney with 5+ years of experience. Candidate must have proven record of file handling from investigation through trial/settlement, including drafting pleadings, motion practice, depositions and routine court appearances. Knowledge of the New York State Insurance Law essential. Trial experience preferred but not required. Compensation based on level of experience and performance. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential. Please send resumes to: Lor@stevefoleylaw.com

Assistant DA (P-T & F-T); also anticipating Legal-Clerk Typist Position (P-T)

Genesee County District Attorney (ADA positions available 01/01/20)

Salary range $71,851 – $90,891 (F-T ADA), depending on years of experience, plus excellent benefits including health insurance and NYS Retirement.

The Office of the Genesee County District Attorney is seeking candidates to fill newly created Assistant District Attorney positions (1 F-T & 1 P-T). New York State bar admission required. Criminal litigation experience preferred. Applicants should possess superior communication and courtroom skills, have strong research and writing abilities and exhibit the ability to work with other attorneys, staff and the courts in a professional manner while functioning in a highly demanding work environment. Interested candidates will need to submit a cover letter, civil service application and resume to: Lawrence Friedman, District Attorney, County Courts Facility, 1 West Main Street, Batavia, N.Y. 14020 or by email to Lawrence.Friedman@co.genesee.ny.us. The following link will take interested candidates to the civil service application: http://www.co.genesee.ny.us/departments/humanresources/index.php


NYS Court Officer-Trainee Examination, 45-815

We are pleased to share the following link to information regarding the NY State Court Officer-Trainee Examination, 45-815.  NY State Court Officer-Trainee Exam Information

The filing period begins Wednesday, January  22, 2020 and ends Wednesday, February 26, 2020.  PLEASE READ THE EXAM ANNOUNCEMENT BEFORE FILING and follow all application instructions carefully. The filing fee ($30) is NON-REFUNDABLE. The examination will be administered from April 15, 2020 to June 10, 2020. Effective April 2020, New York State Court Officer-Trainees enter the academy with a starting salary of $51,113 (Judicial Grade 16). Location pay is $4,300 for New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, and Westchester Counties.  Location pay is $2,150 for Orange, Dutchess, and Putnam Counties.  


Senior Immigration Staff Attorney

ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project

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