Home > Member Center > Career Center

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. 

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 Friday, September 29, 2014. Interview will commence immediately thereafter. Selection of the attorney/firm will be by Friday, 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.

More details

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 Friday, September 29, 2014. Interview will commence immediately thereafter. Selection of the attorney/firm will be by Friday, 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.

More details

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.

More details


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

More details


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.

More details


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.

More details


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).

More details


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)

More details 


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.

More details


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.

More details


attorney/defense litigation

Brown & Kelly, LLP seeks an attorney with 1-2 years’ experience, or a recent admittee to the New York State Bar, for a full time associate attorney position. Experience in the areas of personal injury, coverage, products liability, toxic torts, workers compensation and/or no fault is preferred. Applicants must have excellent research and writing skills. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and law school transcript to: Renata Kowalczuk, Brown & Kelly, LLP, 424 Main St., Suite 1500, Buffalo, New York 14202, preferably by e-mail at rkowalczuk@brownkelly.com. All responses will be kept confidential.

Renata Kowalczuk
Managing Partner
1500 Liberty Building | 424 Main Street | Buffalo, NY 14202
T: 716-854-2620 | F: 716-854-0082 | I: http://www.brownkelly.com


seeking attorney

Seeking motivated lawyer to work in boutique plaintiff's personal injury practice. Compensation will be determined by work ethic and compensation will be tied to productivity. Please submit resume and writing sample, both in pdf format, for immediate consideration to zaylad12345@gmail.com.


attorney

The Mental Health Association of Erie County is seeking an attorney for its Legal Services and Advocacy program.  Attorneys at the MHA have individual caseloads, representing clients in a variety of matters including, Social Security Disability, Supplemental Security Income, Public Assistance, and Landlord/Tenant disputes among others.  The attorney would begin part-time and the position will evolve into a full time.  For more information about the MHA please visit our website, www.eriemha.org.  Please forward your resume and cover letter for consideration to mkane@eriemha.org.


Torts & Insurance Attorney (albany)

Hiscock & Barclay, LLP (www.hblaw.com), a full service 210-attorney law firm, with over 30 practice offerings and ten offices throughout New York State and the Northeast, is seeking a full time associate for its Albany office in the Torts & Insurance Practice Group. Practicing litigation attorneys with 2-4 years of torts experience, are encouraged to apply.

Candidate must be licensed to practice in the state of New York; have superior verbal, written, and interpersonal skills and have demonstrated abilities to work directly with clients. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter, transcript and writing sample in confidence to:

Recruitment Coordinator
Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
One Park Place
300 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Contact: Vanessa Campbell
Phone: 315.425.2721
Fax: 315.703.6266
Email: jobs@hblaw.com

LOCATION(S): Albany


Property Tax & Condemnation Litigation associate (syracuse or albany)

Hiscock & Barclay, LLP (www.hblaw.com), a full service 210-attorney lawyer firm, with 30 practice offerings and ten offices throughout New York State and the Northeast, is seeking a litigation Associate for its Syracuse or Albany office in the Real Property Tax & Condemnation Practice Group to support its expanding regional and national representation of energy companies, utilities, manufacturers, State governments and commercial real estate companies. The Associate should have practiced for 5-7 years. Prior experience in commercial and/or complex tort litigation will be highly regarded as will experience in the energy sector.

Candidate must be licensed to practice in the state of New York; have superior verbal, written and interpersonal skills as well as have demonstrated abilities to work directly with clients and develop and execute service strategies.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcripts in confidence to:

Recruitment Coordinator
Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
One Park Place
300 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Contact: Vanessa Campbell
Phone: 315.425.2721
Fax: 315.425.8542
Email: jobs@hblaw.com

Location(s): Syracuse or Albany


patent attorny/agent (albany, buffalo, syracuse, boston)

Hiscock & Barclay, LLP (www.hblaw.com), a full service 210 lawyer firm with offices throughout Upstate New York (Albany, Buffalo, Syracuse, and Rochester) as well as New York City, Boston, Washington D.C., Newark NJ, and Toronto is seeking experienced patent attorneys and patent agents to join its Upstate New York offices or Boston office, and its growing Intellectual Property practice, which provides legal services to an impressive array of clients, including several Fortune 100 companies. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of experience, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications.  While all technical disciplines will be considered, candidates will preferably possess an undergraduate or advanced degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and/or physics. USPTO registration is required. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample in confidence to:

Recruitment Coordinator
Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
One Park Place
300 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Email:  IPAttorney@hblaw.com