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To list a career opportunity, please email a brief job description to Executive Director Katherine S. Bifaro at kbifaro@eriebar.org. The information will remain on our site for four weeks unless otherwise requested. Vacancies will also be included in an e-newsletter sent to members. 

associate attorney

Medium size downtown Buffalo law firm seeks Associate Attorney. The successful candidate will have 2-5 years experience and superior writing and interpersonal skills. Practice areas include defense litigation and family law. The work environment is dynamic and this position presents an excellent career opportunity. Please send resumes to: mail@eriebar.org.

Criminal appellate attorney

Prestigious Buffalo, NY law firm seeks experienced Attorney for its Appellate Practice Area.

Responsibilities include: research, writing & preparing appeals in various multi-jurisdictional cases; presenting and arguing appeals in various court jurisdictions.

Must have at least 4 years’ experience with appeal preparation and arguments. Must be licensed to practice in NY. Ideal candidate will have Federal or State court clerkship experience and admittance. Excellent writing and legal analytical skills required.

Our firm is a dynamic firm with a comprehensive client focus & a reputation for our commitment to excellence.

Competitive compensation package. Send resume, references and salary requirements to: HR Dept, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP; 42 Delaware Ave. Suite 120; Buffalo, NY 14202.  Or email hrdept@lglaw.com.


Litigation attorney

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.


associate attorney

Suburban law firm seeks an attorney with 1-5 years of Workers’ Comp and/or Social Security experience to handle Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability cases in Rochester.  Candidate must be organized, self-motivated, energetic, personable and eager to work directly with clients.  Send resumes to erin@connorsandferris.com.


administrator of the erie county assigned counsel program

Well-respected organization providing legal representation to indigent clients in criminal and family courts.  Responsibilities include program development, oversight & management of 350 attorney panel; grant management & budgeting; supervision of staff of 20.

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in the following areas: budgets and financial reporting; grant writing and management; staff management; governmental relations; computer proficiency in Excel, Access & Word.  Job requires demonstrated strong work ethic, attention to detail, the ability to work in a team environment, and superior people skills.

Admitted to practice a minimum of 10 years.  $100K+, commensurate with experience, excellent benefits.  E-mail resume, cover letter demonstrating commitment to serving persons of limited means, and references by October 23, 2014 to mwilson@assigned.org.  Projected start mid- to end of January 2015.  No phone calls please.

The Assigned Counsel Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


seeking associate

Seeking motivated, hard working associate to handle plaintiff's personal injury claims.
Ideal candidate to have 1-3 years of litigation experience. Must be a quick learner and able to manage an independent case load.
Candidate will be allowed to have direct client contact, immediate court experience and the capacity to earn significant income above a base salary.
This position allows a lawyer to have the ability to control his or her future economically in a proven and successful system.
Submit resume and writing sample, both in PDF form to:     JED@CALLJED.COM

Litigation Attorney

Damon Morey seeks litigation attorney to work in medical malpractice group.  Attorney should have a minimum of 5 years litigation experience with medical malpractice experience preferred but not required.  Excellent law school credentials and NYS bar admission required.  Please send resumes to Damon Morey LLP, 200 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1200, Buffalo, New York  14202, Attn:  Human Resources or mdalton@damonmorey.com.


Associate position

Gale Gale & Hunt, LLC, a litigation boutique located in Central New York, is looking for an admitted attorney with 1-2 years experience.  Law Review and/or Judicial Clerkship preferred.  Please respond with resume to jobs@gghlawoffice.com.  Confidentiality insured.


Special Legal Services/Advisor to the Nation's Court of Appeals

The Seneca Nation of Indians is issuing this Request for Proposals for Special Legal Services/Advisor to the Nation's Court of Appeals. Interested attorneys and/or law firms are invited to submit a letter of interest, statement of qualifications, and a detailed rate and service proposal to the address/email listed below. Proposals are due by September 29, 2014. Interview will commence immediately thereafter. Selection of the attorney/firm will be by October 3, 2014. A copy of the RFP is available on the Senea Nation Official website at: www.sni.org.

Applicants must be experienced in Federal and Tribal Law, court procedural rules, Seneca Nation history, trial and family court issues and related matters. Applicants must also demonstrate a proposal for in-house training for the Court of Appeals. Native American preference.

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Proposals should be submitted either by mail or email to:

Sylvia Patterson, Secretary
Seneca Nation of Indians Judicial Conference
12837 Route 438
Irving, New York 14081
sylvia.patterson@sni.org


Special Legal Services/Advisor to the Nation's Surrgate Court

The Seneca Nation of Indians is issuing this Request for Proposals for Special Legal Services/Advisor to the Nation's Surrogate Courts. Interested attorneys and/or law firms are invited to submit a letter of interest, statement of qualifications, and a detailed rate and service proposal to the address/email listed below. Proposals are due by September 29, 2014. Interview will commence immediately thereafter. Selection of the attorney/firm will be by October 3, 2014. A copy of the RFP is available on the Senea Nation Official website at: www.sni.org.

Applicants must be experienced in Federal and Tribal Law, court procedural rules, Seneca Nation history, trial and family court issues and related matters. Applicants must also demonstrate a proposal for in-house training for the Court of Appeals. Native American preference.

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Proposals should be submitted either by mail or email to:

Sylvia Patterson, Secretary
Seneca Nation of Indians Judicial Conference
12837 Route 438
Irving, New York 14081
sylvia.patterson@sni.org


seeking attorney

McGuire Development Company, LLC, one of Western New York’s most seasoned comprehensive real estate development firms, seeks qualified candidates to join our growing team.  Qualifications for employment include a J.D. and admittance to NYS Bar, experience and interest in the commercial real estate industry, and a proven track record of self-motivation and hard work.  Candidates will support document drafting and negotiation, research projects, and real estate consulting services as well as special projects.  Past experience should include legal research and writing, transactional due diligence, and complex task management.  Please submit professional resume with writing sample to cpanczykowski@mcguiredevelopment.com


ERISA/Employee benefits attorney - nixon peabody llp

Nixon Peabody is seeking a highly motivated attorney to join our Employee Benefits Team in the Rochester, Albany or Buffalo, NY offices.  The ideal candidate will have approximately four or more years of experience in ERISA and employee benefits counseling, focusing on issues related to retirement plans, health and welfare plans and executive compensation programs for both private and public businesses.  The successful candidate will work with both employers and plan services providers to help them comply with the latest legal developments. 

Excellent academic credentials, superb communication and writing skills, a commitment to excellence and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment a must. 

NP’s full service Employee Benefits Team delivers creative, specialized and real-world solutions to our clients.  Our team makes compliance simple, designing employee benefit plans that give our clients a competitive edge while keeping them in step with the law.

For consideration, please visit our website to apply online at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers


In House Counsel - Seneca Promotions

This position is responsible for assisting in the implementation and management of legal/compliance requirements for distribution channels supporting the importation, distribution, sale and marketing of tobacco products throughout the U.S. A key success factor for this position is the ability to understand how a broad range of factors impact our businesses with the ability to develop and recommend a course of action proactively addressing issues and shortcomings. This position is under development and self-initiative toward growth of the organization is required. Please contact Kari Colgrove, HR Generalist, Seneca Promotions. Email: kcolgrove@senecapromotions.com.

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Tax Compliance Specialist - Seneca Promotions

The Tax Compliance Specialist manages the day-to-day accuracy and reporting of all tax payments, specifically those of the Seneca Promotions and all related wholesaler and distributor transactions. The Tax Compliance Specialist will be required to report the proper tobacco taxes on the local, state and federal level. Please contact Kari Colgrove, HR Generalist, Seneca Promotions. Email: kcolgrove@senecapromotions.com

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HSBC Legal Counsel - commercial banking

HSBC seeks a junior level attorney with 2-4 years experience in commercial banking/commercial transactions work for its downtown Buffalo office. Interested candidates should apply directly on the HSBC CareerLink website at: http://www.us.hsbc.com/1/2/home/about/careers and submit an application for requisition number 00004WTN.


Tenants Rights Staff Attorney Position

The Community Development Project at the Urban Justice Center seeks applicants for the position of staff attorney focusing on litigation and advocacy on behalf of low-income tenants connected to organizing campaigns.

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Workers' Rights attorney - Emire justice center Rochester

The Workers' Rights Attorney will represent individuals and groups of low-wage and immigrant workers in the Genesee Valley Region in wage theft and related claims. The attorney will work with community organizations and work centers to develop effective strategies to address wage theft and other forms of workplace exploitation.

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PAAT Staff Attorney

Disability Rights New York (DRNY) is seeking a full-time PAAT Staff Attorney. The staff attorney will advocate and provide legal services for individuals with disabilities in need of assistive technology (AT) through the Protection of Advocacy for Assistive Technology Program (PAAT).

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PADD Staff Attorney

Disability Rights New York (DRNY) is seeking 2 PADD Staff Attorneys. One in Rochester and one in its Albany office. The staff attorney is a legal advocate for the indivduals with disabilities through the Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Program (PADD)

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Staff Attorney - Legal Services of Central New York, Inc. (LSCNY)

Staff attorney to do individual service representation and broad based advocacy. Position may be located in Syracuse, Binghamton, or Utica offices.

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Staff Attorney - Legal services for the elderly, disabled or disadvantaged of wny

LSED of WNY seeks a full time entry level attorney (0-2 years) for a one year contract position, which may become permanent if funding permits. The attorney will work in the mortgage foreclosure unit and handling individual cases, policy and reporting.

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