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As of October 12, 2015, 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.

civil ltigation firm

Civil litigation firm in Buffalo is looking to hire a newly-admitted attorney (or pending admission) for a full-time position. The attorney would be specializing in the areas of Collections, Landlord-Tenant, and Real Estate. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to moverbeck@chiari-ilecki.com.  

litigation attorney

HoganWillig, a growing and progressive full-service law firm with over 100 employees, is seeking a full-time litigation attorney with two to three years of experience handling personal injury cases. Experience in all phases of discovery, including taking and defending depositions, motion practice, and pre-trial matters required. Trial experience, in civil litigation and medical malpractice matters, considered a plus.

We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience and performance. Excellent benefits are available, including medical, life, disability & malpractice insurance, seminar & CLE costs, membership dues, cell phone, etc.

Ideal candidate should have a strong work ethic, energetic and positive attitude. Interested candidates should send their resume, transcripts and references to cgraap@hoganwillig.com

associate positions

Hamberger & Weiss is seeking applicants for full-time associate attorney positions in our Buffalo and Rochester offices.  The practice is confined to workers’ compensation defense.  Admitted attorneys only should forward a cover letter, resume and writing sample and transcript to the attention of Mr. Daniel Bowers for the Buffalo office at dbowers@hwcomp.com and/or Mr. Ronald Weiss for the Rochester office at rweiss@hwcomp.com.

civil litigation attorney

Great opportunity to invest in yourself and develop a personal injury practice focused on quality representation of plaintiffs. Good base pay plus excellent incentive structure  and good working environment. All responses kept strictly confidential. Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Elise M. Rahner at erahner@eriebar.org. Please see map.

special projects counsel

assistant law clerk, supreme court, new york county

assistant law clerk, 9th judicial district, supreme court

fbi - talent network system

The FBI is now utilizing a Talent Network system for identifying candidates.  If you or someone you know is interested in a career with the FBI, go to www.fbijobs.gov to create a profile.  Please note that students interested in the Honors Internship Program should follow the same procedure, and internship applications are due November 24.

town of amherst

The Town of Amherst, NY is seeking licensed attorneys to serve as Town Attorney and three Deputy Town Attorneys in the Town Attorney's Office. The full-time Town Attorney renders legal counsel and opinions to the Supervisor and Town Board and represents the Town in civil litigation.  Also prepares pleadings, appeals, resolutions, contracts and other legal papers and documents, examines legal papers and notices served on the Town, and answers correspondence and makes necessary reports.  The part-time Deputy Attorneys assist the Town Attorney in the foregoing.  Requires good knowledge of the law as it pertains to Towns in New York State, three years of progressively responsible experience in the practice of law, preferably civil law, graduation from an accredited school of law and must be admitted to the Bar in New York State.  Amherst residency is required.  Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.  Please forward resumes by Wednesday December 2, 2015 to rpopowich@amherst.ny.us.  EOE, M/F/V/D

deputy counsel - independent health

litigation associate

Northtowns law firm seeking Litigation Associate with 1-3 years experience.  Candidate will support all litigation related activities, including document drafting, legal research and court appearances.

Salary commensurate with experience.  Competitive benefits package.

Qualified applicants should submit cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript to: jmlennon@blair-roach.com.

seeking associate attorney

Buffalo general practice firm seeks associate with 0-5 years of experience in Social Security matters. Send Resume with Salary Requirements.  Benefits available.

Email Resumes to Jenn@RamosAndRamos.com

associate attorney position

Civil litigation law firm in Buffalo, NY seeks an admitted lawyer with 1-3 years experience.  Position will require independent thinking and ambition.  Compensation will be directly tied to efficiency, effectiveness and work ethic in the range of $50,000 - $150,000. Submit resume and writing sample for immediate consideration to humanresources.legalfirm@gmail.com.

assistant fiscal administrator

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. (NLS), is the largest provider of civil legal services to the poor in Western New York, seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Fiscal Administrator.
Description of DutiesThe Assistant Fiscal Administrator will assist the Chief Financial Officer in all fiscal functions of the organization.  NLS has a budget of over $5.5 million dollars with over 40 funding sources including federal, state and local grants.

Duties will include; computerized bookkeeping entry including general ledger, accounts receivable and payable using the MIP fund accounting computerized bookkeeping program; payroll oversight; vouchering, budgeting including narrative, grant reporting.  Duties also include assistance with human resource responsibilities and office management.


  • college degree required, but other training or experience may be considered in lieu of a degree;
  • experience in budgeting and reporting, preferably in a non-profit environment;
  • good communication and writing skills required;
  • commitment to the goals and clients of the legal services program;
  • computer knowledge and experience required in Microsoft Office.

Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience

Fringe Benefits: Excellent benefits including health, dental, life, long term disability insurance, pension and generous leave time.

Application Procedure:

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
No phone calls please, but a resume may be sent by email to dpozorski@nls.org or mailed to:
Ms. Diane Pozorski, Chief Financial Officer
Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.
237 Main Street, Suite 400
Buffalo, New York 14203

united states district court western district of new york position vacancy 15-14 - buffalo

public finance associate - nixon peabody llp - rochester

We are seeking a highly motivated associate to join our Public Finance Practice Group in the Rochester office. Qualified candidates will be at the second to fourth year level. Public finance, corporate finance and/or real estate experience preferred. Ideal candidates will have excellent academic credentials, superb communication and writing skills and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Our Public Finance Practice Group has a national reputation for innovative work in financing a wide range of municipal, and infrastructure projects - from mass transit and hospitals to baseball stadiums, student loans, public power and housing.

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters in one of the most affordable and innovative cities in the U.S. We're the only law firm in Rochester that offers a global stage on which to practice and an appreciation for the entrepreneurial thinking. We're invested in our people and making them succesful in Rochester and across the firm. Rochester offers lawyers a sought after and differetiating environment to grow a practice and a family. Kiplinger's named Rochester the #1 Best City in the U.S. for Commuters due to the average commute time of 19 minutes. And to top that, Forbes ranks Rochester as the 4th Most Affordable City to live in. The legal profession in Rochester is tight-knit, and our connectedness brings the opportunity to be a leader. Most lawyers serve on boards of a wide variety of business and community organizations. The Rochester office offers the unique opportunity for local ties and global reach. To learn more, or to apply online, please visit thir website at http://nixonpeabody.com/careers

Associate Attorney

A small plaintiff's personal injury firm in Buffalo is seeking an associate. Candidate must be hard working, organized, and a dedicated people person. Compensation: $50,00 - $150,000. Please submit a resume, transcript, and a writing sample in PDF format to Elise M. Rahner at erahner@eriebar.org for immediate consideration. 

United States District court western district of new york position vacancy 15-13 - Buffalo

director of pro bono services - NYS Bar Associaion

The Director of Pro Bono Services position is a challenging career opportunity for a highly motivated, dedicated professional to lead its statewide efforts to address the unmet legal needs of the poor. The Director supports the delivery of legal services to the poor in New York state by facilitating and encouraging provision of volunteer pro bono service by attorneys, developing and expanding projects offering volunteer opportunities, and developing pro bono materials and training programs to assist attorneys in rendering pro bono counsel; serving as liaison to Association sections and committees involved with access to justice; developing and maintain cooperative working relationships with local pro bono and legal services programs, county bar associations, law schools, law firms and other groups working to provide legal services to the poor; publishing quarterly newsletter; coordinating internal bar pro bono activities; initiating and carrying out special projects, such as the New York State Partnership Conference, and presentation of training for government funded legal services. The ideal candidate will be an attorney with a minimum of 7 years of experience in one of the following: pro bono services, the delivery of legal services to the poor, not-for-profits, or government; be able to plan, organize, coordinate and manage comprehensive programs and meetings; persuade, motivate, and provide leadership to individuals and groups; gather, analyze and interpret legislative policies and prepare detailed written reports; be a flexible, creative, independent worker, handle department budget, travel; and have an understanding of legal issues affecting the poor.  Proficiency in the Microsoft Suite of Office applications is required.  Management experience is a plus. See details online.

labor and employment law

Tully Rinckey PLLC, a successful full-service law firm with coast-to-coast offices, is seeking a Labor & Employment Attorney to join the firm’s federal sector labor and employment law practice. This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest growing law firms in the country (rated by INC Magazine). The firm is also recognized as Best Places to Work by the Albany, NY and Washington, DC Business Journals, respectively.

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. Our firm offers 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.

We are seeking associate attorneys with an interest and aptitude in labor and employment law.  Attorney candidates will possess a strong work ethic, critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze a set of facts to zealously represent clients.

The ideal attorney candidate will have experience working in a litigation environment with a familiarity with EEO and federal labor laws.  Civil litigation experience or aptitude is also preferred in addition to strong writing skills.

A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental, vision, life, telemedicine, cancer, critical illness, short term and long term disability and an employer matched 401k plan. Vacation, sick and personal time in addition to paid holidays are offered with the position. 

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

If you have any questions or need help using our career portal, please contact our Hiring Team at (518) 218-7100 or hiring@tullylegal.com.


assistant city attorney - Ithaca, NY

The City Attorney’s Office in Ithaca, NY (consistently rated one of the most “livable” cities in the U.S.), seeks to fill the full-time position of Assistant City Attorney, part of a dynamic legal team that advises City government in its operation and legislation. The successful candidate will have substantial experience in civil litigation or labor and employment law (grievances, arbitration, contract negotiation, etc.). Expertise in contract, land use, environmental, real estate, and/or municipal law is desirable. Requirements: NYS bar admission, at least 3 years of legal practice, and Tompkins County residency within one year of hiring. Must be available for periodic evening meetings. Salary Minimum: $81,872 with substantial increases anticipated across first five years; attractive benefit package. Submit application (with references) to: City of Ithaca Human Resources Department - 108 East Green Street - Ithaca, NY14850. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information, see www.cityofithaca.org or call (607) 274-6539. The City of Ithaca is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.