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Government Accountability and Press Freedom Clinical Teaching Fellowship/Staff Attorney

University at Buffalo School of Law

The University at Buffalo School of Law invites applications for a Government Accountability and Press Freedom Clinical Teaching Fellowship/Staff Attorney position, to commence as soon as possible this fall semester. The successful candidate will co-supervise a clinic focused on government transparency, free speech, and civil liberties, alongside a law school faculty member. This position offers attorneys with an interest in press freedom, First Amendment, and government accountability the opportunity to engage in high-impact litigation and other work in support of local journalism and accountability efforts. For additional information, qualification requirements, and application procedures go to: http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/22032


Associate Attorney

Chelus, Herdzik, Speyer & Monte, P.C.

Chelus, Herdzik, Speyer & Monte, P.C. is looking  for an associate attorney for our expanding civil litigation department. Candidate must be admitted with up to five years of experience. Candidate must be an effective communicator with strong writing skills. Excellent opportunity to grow with the third oldest law firm originating in Buffalo, New York. There will also be limited responsibility for our clients in the general practice areas. Competitive salary with bonuses and strong benefits package including health and 401(k) plan. Email resume, salary requirements and writing sample to Thomas Speyer at tspeyer@cheluslaw.com


Litigation Attorney

Colucci & Gallaher, P.C.

Colucci & Gallaher, P.C. seeks an associate attorney with 2-5 years of litigation experience to join its diverse litigation practice. Interest in, or experience handling, municipal liability, medical malpractice, or product liability litigation is a plus. 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 to jjm@cgbuffalo.com.


County Attorney

Cattaraugus County

Cattaraugus County is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of County Attorney.  The work involves responsibility for representing the County in all legal proceedings, including both litigation and administrative hearings, and for preparing contracts, local laws, resolutions and legal opinions for the County Legislature and all departments of the County per County Law Article 11, Section 500.  The County Attorney is accountable to the County Legislature and serves a four year term to commence January 1, 2020.  Minimum qualifications require admission to practice law in the courts of New York State.  Candidates must submit curricula vitae and cover letter of interest, which must state acceptable salary to: Cattaraugus County Human Resources Department, ATTN: Julie Carr, Personnel Officer, 303 Court Street, Little Valley, NY 14755, which must be received by the close of business, 5:00 p.m. November 1, 2019. CATTARAUGUS COUNTY – AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Immigration Paralegal

ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project

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Civil Litigation/ Medical Malpractice Attorney

HoganWillig

HoganWillig, a growing and progressive full-service law firm with 30 attorneys, is seeking a full-time attorney for our civil litigation and medical malpractice department. Ideal candidate should have one to three or more years of experience handling litigation and/or medical malpractice matters. Must have a strong work ethic as well as strong research and writing skills. Work hours approximate 45-50 weekly. 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 hr@hoganwillig.com.


Supervising Attorney

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

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Attorney

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

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Appointment of Chapter 13 Standing Trustees

The United States Trustee

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code. The appointment is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York, Buffalo division. Standing trustees receive compensation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 586(e)(l)(A). Standing trustees are not federal government employees. For additional information, qualification requirements, and application procedures go to http://www. justice.govlust/eo /pri vate trustee/vacancies/13ad.htm


Appointment to Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees

The United States Trustee

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code). The appointment is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York, primarily in the Buffalo Division.Chapter 7 trustees receive compensation and reimbursement for expenses under 11 U.S.C. §§ 326 and 330. Trustees are not federal government employees. For additional information, qualification requirements, and application procedures go to http://www. just ice.gov/ust/eo/private trustee/vacancies /7ad.htm


Associate

Hamberger & Weiss LLP

Hamberger & Weiss LLP has immediate openings for full time associates in its Buffalo and Rochester offices.  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.  Candidates interested in the Buffalo office should submit materials to Mr. Daniel Bowers at dbowers@hwcomp.com, and candidates interested in the Rochester office should submit materials to Mr. Ronald E. Weiss at rweiss@hwcomp.com.


Civil Litigation Attorney

Nash Connors, P.C.

Nash Connors, P.C. is seeking an insurance defense attorney with 1 to 6 years of experience to join our growing firm.  The position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an opportunity to earn regular bonuses. Generous benefits including health insurance, disability insurance, a 401(k) plan with employer contribution, paid parking, CLE costs and fees for professional organizations. The ideal candidate must have a desire to be a litigator and an interest in taking the lead on his or her own files through trial. We are also looking for someone who is interested in developing professionally and will fully support that endeavor.  Please send your resume, a writing sample and salary requirements to info@nashconnors.com.   All inquiries will be kept confidential.


Attorney

LoTempio Law Group, P.C.

Established and growing downtown law firm is seeking an attorney with 2-5 years’ experience in criminal and/or commercial litigation to join our team. Candidates must be effective communicators with excellent writing skills. There will be opportunities in our general practice areas as well. Candidates must also have strong commitment to professional development. Competitive salary and benefits package. All inquiries kept confidential. Come join our team!  Send your resume to michele@lotempiopc.com 


Attorney

Jeri N. Wright, P.C.

Amherst NY based Law Firm, Jeri N. Wright, P.C., seeks an Attorney to join its Real Estate Department assisting with real estate closings, title review, post closing matters, and file management. A minimum of 3 years of real property law experience preferred. Must possess excellent organizational, communication and client service skills. We are a rapidly growing firm with a comprehensive client focus & a reputation for our commitment to excellence.  We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Send resume and references to:  Jeri N. Wright, Esq. At attorney@jeriwrightlaw.com


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.


Associate Attorney

Bennett, Schechter, Arcuri & Will LLP

Bennett, Schechter, Arcuri & Will LLP (www.bsawlaw.com) is growing. We are seeking to add an associate attorney to join the transportation and insurance defense practice group. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and communication skills. The position includes health insurance benefits and 401k. The associate will be involved in the representation of national transportation, insurance and retail businesses in the defense of litigation claims throughout New York State and will work directly with the litigation partners. Only attorneys admitted to practice in New York with 1-3 years relevant experience will be considered. Please send resume directly to Joel Schechter at jschechter@bsawlaw.com.


Attorney

Schnitter Ciccarelli Mills PLLC

Schnitter Ciccarelli Mills, PLLC is seeking an attorney to join our team with 1-5 years of civil litigation experience. The ideal candidate with have experience with all aspects of civil litigation and insurance coverage law. Candidates should also be admitted to NYS bar and possess excellent communication and research/writing skills, and a strong academic record. The position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and generous benefits including medical, 401k plan with employer contributions, CLE costs, and membership dues. For additional information about this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample and salary requirements to Ryan Mills at RMills@scm-law.com . Inquiries will be kept confidential.


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.


Associate Attorney

Steenberg Law Firm

Steenberg Law Firm is seeking an associate attorney to handle Workers’ Compensation cases on behalf of injured workers (Plaintiff).  The ideal candidates are admitted to the NYS Bar with 1-3 years of litigation experience.  Newly admitted attorneys as well as recent law school graduates are encouraged to apply.  Applicants should be self-motivated, energetic and have a desire to work closely with clients in a fast paced and rewarding environment.  Our attorneys handle their own caseload from start to finish.  The successful candidate will be ideally positioned in a quickly growing firm.  Very competitive salary, 401k and health benefits.  Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to: Kayte@steenberglaw.com or send via mail to 172 Slade Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14224.   All inquiries will be kept confidential.


Associate Attorney

Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak LLP

Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak LLP invites qualified candidates to apply for an associate attorney position in the firm’s Insurance Coverage Group (Buffalo office).  The position is for attorneys admitted for one to three years.  Insurance coverage experience is a plus, but not a must for hard-working and enthusiastic attorneys who take pride in their analytical ability, communication skills, and writing.  KSLN’s coverage practice involves both litigation and client counseling, a combination that provides our attorneys with a balanced practice that develops litigation skills and also substantive mastery of a specialization in high demand.  Associates in the group work in a “non-silo” environment in which associates work with multiple partners and a diverse array of clients.  Mentoring and development takes place on a daily basis in a close-knit group that puts a premium on providing our loyal clients with the best work in the field.  Opportunity meets expectation, as we place a high value on associates who prove their ability to take on increasing responsibilities within a file, including direct interaction with our clients’ decision makers.  The practice is truly statewide, with a substantial amount of work in the New York City area that allows our attorneys the experience of regularly practicing in numerous state and federal courts.

If you are smart, energetic, and are looking for a career more than just a position – even if you never considered insurance coverage before – we would love to tell you more about our group and our firm.  Please submit a resume to Tim Delahunt at tedelahunt@kslnlaw.com.


Litigation Attorney

Feldman Kieffer, LLP

Feldman Kieffer, LLP, is seeking a litigation attorney with 8-10 years of experience or comparable trial experience.  Attorney will handle all aspects of the case from inception through trial.  Cases handled will cover various practice areas including medical malpractice defense.  All inquiries will be kept confidential.  Send cover letter, resume, academic transcript and writing sample to aferrandino@feldmankieffer.com       


In-House Corporate Attorney

National Fuel

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Labor Associate

Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC is currently seeking an associate in our Buffalo, NY office for our firm’s 60+ attorney Labor and Employment Law practice. Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials. At least two years of labor relations or employment law experience preferred. Will also consider candidates with general litigation background. We are an EEO Employer. Please send a letter of application, resume and law school transcript to hrbsk@bsk.com.


Local Area Network Administrator Series

NYS USC Employment Opputunity (54905)

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Medical Legal Partnership Attorney

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

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Attorney

Bargnesi Britt, PLLC

Bargnesi Britt, PLLC is seeking a full-time attorney to join its medical malpractice defense litigation team.  Bargnesi Britt is a civil defense litigation firm focused on representing hospitals, nursing homes, and medical professionals against claims of negligence and malpractice.  The position offers a competitive salary and generous benefits.  It also affords the attorney the opportunity to explore the complex and interesting interaction of medicine and law.  The position includes involvement in all stages of litigation including conducting discovery, attending depositions, motions practice, and court appearances.  Interested candidates should have 4-7 years of civil litigation experience, with experience in insurance defense litigation preferred.  Interested candidates should forward a resume and writing sample to bargnesi@bargnesi.com.


Associate

Bargnesi Britt, PLLC

Bargnesi Britt, PLLC is seeking a full-time associate to join its medical malpractice defense litigation team.  Bargnesi Britt is a civil defense litigation firm specializing in the representation of hospitals, nursing homes, and medical professionals against claims of negligence and malpractice.  The position affords the associate the opportunity to explore the complex and interesting interaction of medicine and law.  The position includes involvement in all stages of litigation including conducting discovery, attending depositions, motions practice, and court appearances.  Interested candidates should be admitted to the New York State Bar and have 0 – 4 years of civil litigation experience, with some experience in insurance defense litigation preferred.  Interested candidates should forward a resume, transcript, and writing sample to bargnesi@bargnesi.com.


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 12 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.


Business Immigration Associate

Berardi Immigration Law

Full time, M-F, 9am-5pm

Duties:

  • Prepare immigration petitions and other legal documents for immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and green cards to include E-2, O-1, H-1B, EB-1, L-1, TN and others.
  • Strategically counsel clients and potential clients on immigration legal matters.
  • Prepare clients for upcoming immigration hearings to include naturalization and adjustment of status interviews.
  • Provide legal advice to corporations regarding various visas and immigration matters.
  • Remain current on immigration, regulations, and practices affecting immigration.

Berardi Immigration Law functions as a team.  Our team consists of lawyers, paralegals, administrative assistants, a visa coordinator and CFO.  We all work together on projects.  The most important requirements for the position are a pleasant demeanor and strong writing skills. 

This isn’t a job.  It’s a career.  A very unique one.  Here’s why:

  • No billable hours;
  • Flexible work hours;
  • Firm cell phone;
  • Paid malpractice insurance;
  • Paid membership to American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA);
  • Paid professional conferences;
  • Firm Flexible Savings Plan;
  • Firm Student Loan or 529 plan contribution;
  • Attorney incentive program—earn 20-25% of the legal fee;
  • 401K, profit sharing and a pension program;
  • Contribution to single plan health insurance; and
  • Multiple firm outings and celebrations.

Please send your resume and writing sample to rberardi@usimmlawyer.com.  All inquiries will be held in confidence.


Senior Labor Relations Specialist

Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES

Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES is seeking applicants for a Senior Labor Relations Specialist.  Although a law degree is preferred, all qualified applicants will be considered. For more details and to apply online visit: www.caboces.org Employment Opportunities EOE


Attorney

University at Buffalo Student Association Inc.

University at Buffalo Student Association Inc. (“SA”) is starting a new student legal services program (“SLS”). SA is UB’s undergraduate student government, which administers the expenditure of undergraduate student activity fees. The SLS program would have attorneys available on the UB North Campus in Amherst, NY, for students 4-5 days per week, for 4 hours each day (with reduced hours during summer and when school is not in session). The SLS attorneys will provide UB students with basic consultations regarding the following sorts of matters: landlord/tenant issues, residential lease review, traffic, criminal, student disciplinary, estate administration, start up business basics, family law, immigration, small claims and other civil matters. We are open to engaging one attorney or law firm who could cover all subject matter areas and hours of consultation that we want to make available, or dividing the work between 2-3 attorneys or law firms. Applicants must be admitted to practice in New York State, have a minimum of 3 years’ experience and demonstrate enthusiasm for working with university students. Prior experience working with students is preferred. Successful candidates must maintain professional liability insurance. Please email resume and letter of interest to Associate Administrative Director Amanda Hess at alj7@buffalo.edu.       


Insurance Defense 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 Rochester office seeks an ambitious Insurance Defense attorney with excellent verbal, writing, research, and analytical skills to join our team in the Rochester, NY office. The ideal candidate will be admitted to practice in NY state and have up to 4 years of experience managing cases independently, reporting to insurance carriers, conducting depositions and preparing cases for trial. Our generous benefits package, including health insurance, 401k match, in-house CLE credits, potential for bonus, mentoring opportunities, 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. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample in confidence to: careers@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.


Commercial/Business Litigator

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.  As our firm continues to grow, we are seeking a driven Commercial/Business litigator with 3-10 years’ experience and who thrives in an innovative environment. 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 careers@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.


Staff Attorney

Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP)

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Attorney

Liberty Mutual Group, Inc.

Job Summary:
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.

Attorney

Hamberger & Weiss LLP

Hamberger & Weiss LLP has an immediate opening for a 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 


Personal Injury Attorney

William Mattar, P.C.

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. 

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


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