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There will be a $50 charge per job posting. To list a career opportunity, please email a brief job description to Receptionist, Alyssa Lauck  at alauck@eriebar.org. The job notice will be included in the 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. Job postings must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon on Friday to be included in that week's newsletter. 

Associate Attorney

Law Offices of Robert D. Berkun, LLC, is seeking an associate attorney with 1-5 years of litigation experience to join its downtown personal injury law firm. The ideal candidate should have experience drafting pleadings, answering discovery and conducting depositions. Salary is negotiable based on experience. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to rbjd62@yahoo.com.

Staff Attorney

Commercial Real Estate Associate

Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, a law firm of 250+ attorneys, is seeking a commercial real estate associate attorney to join the Buffalo office.  The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience and will focus on handling commercial acquisitions and sales, financing, lending, leasing and land use. Construction experience a plus.  Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials, strong writing and verbal communication skills and be in good standing with the NYS Bar.  We are an EEO Employer.   Please send your cover letter and resume to hrbsk@bsk.com.


Sophisticated work in a small firm environment. Amherst law firm (read: convenient to downtown but with free parking). Looking for a generalist who’s as comfortable drafting contracts and closing deals as s/he is negotiating settlements. You must have: (1) passion for clients; (2) excellent writing skills; (3) common sense; and (4) a desire to serve. We offer: (1) tons of flexibility for a part-timer or post-retirement lawyer; (2) opportunities to grow; (3) camaraderie and collegiality; and (4) a reputation for success.  Send your resume and cover letter to info@lisa-coppola.com. If you’re a newish law school grad, we have opportunities for you too; please send a transcript along with your application. 

Associate Attorney

Insurance defense firm has immediate opening for full time associate in its Rochester office.  Health insurance, 401(k) and flexible vacation time are included in the benefits package.  Admitted attorneys and recent graduates awaiting bar admission will be considered.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to Mr. Ronald Weiss at rweiss@hwcomp.com.

Associate Attorney

Well established, Hamburg Law Office seeks full-time associate attorney applicants. Position will primarily involve Bankruptcies, Estate/Surrogate Court, and Property closing work with occasional practice in other areas. Growth opportunities. 2-4 years of experience with prior admission to NY Bar required. Writing skills and excellent academics strongly preferred. Applicant will interact with clients and attorneys on a regular basis. Salary and benefits negotiable. All inquiries confidential. Send resume with cover letter expressing interest to HamburgLaw@gmail.com.

Director of Marketing and Communications

The Bar Association of Erie County is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications.  The Director of Marketing and Communications reports to  the Executive Director and is  responsible for promoting the BAEC and its programs,  services and benefits, for managing public relations and publications,  and for collaborating with staff to build effective community relationships and member engagement.  The ideal candidate is hands on and also thinks strategically, with practical marketing knowledge and superb technology skills. He or she is passionate about working in a mission driven nonprofit and has excellent writing skills and a proven ability to develop and execute marketing plans for print, digital and social assets.  

Please submit a resume and letter of interest to Anne M. Noble, Executive Director, Bar Association of Erie County, anoble@eriebar.org, by December 1, 2018. The BAEC is an equal opportunity employer. 

Associate Attorney

Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC is seeking a full-time associate attorney admitted in New York with 4 to 6 years of experience in insurance defense litigation.  Experience in the areas of transportation law, product liability and premises liability are preferred.  Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, have excellent research and writing skills and a strong academic record. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements, a resume, writing sample and transcript to Donna L. Burden at dlb@bhhattorneys.com.   Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Unified Court System Employment Opportunity

There is a Unified Court System Employment Opportunity located within the Appellate Division, Fourth Department.  The position is located in Utica, New York in Mental Hygiene Legal Service. 

Please click the link below to view the announcement.  

ANNOUNCEMENT 54818 - Attorney Series (JG 523/526)

Also see the link below to the fill-able UCS-5 Application for Employment.


Litigation Associate

Our property-litigation practice group seeks an associate (0-2 years 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 be a good communicator and should 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.  Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off and more.  All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.  Please send a resume, transcript, writing sample and list of references to cercone@ruppbaase.com.


Insurance defense firm has immediate opening for 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 considered.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to Mr. Daniel Bowers at dbowers@hwcomp.com.

Clerk of Commission


Pro Se Law Clerk


ROSS Intelligence is looking for litigators to participate in a four-hour exercise to test the features of our artificial intelligence legal research platform.  ROSS will pay participants $800 for the exercise. Participants will spend two hours working remotely and two hours in focus groups in Buffalo. Toronto-based ROSS is a leader in building AI research tools for lawyers.  Please send resumes to jobs@rossintelligence.com.

Housing Attorney

Litigation Attorney

Prestigious downtown litigation firm looking for an associate with 2-4 years experience.  High academic record, excellent writing and oral communication skills required.  Litigation practice includes malpractice, personal injury, commercial and other matters.  Competitive salary and benefits package.  All inquiries kept confidential.  Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Litigationattorneyapply@gmail.com.

Labor Associate

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, excellent communication skills, and at least three years of labor relations, employment law or employment litigation experience. We are an EEO Employer. Please send a letter of application, resume and law school transcript to hrbsk@bsk.com.

Trust and Estate Attorney

Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC is seeking an experienced attorney for its Trust and Estate Department in Buffalo, New York.  A minimum of 8 years in general trust and estate experience as well as gift and estate tax, and elder law is desired.  Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and communication skills, a dedication to customer service and a strong commitment to professional development.  Compensation commensurate with relevant experience and credentials.  We are an EEO employer.  Please send cover letter and resume to hrbsk@bsk.com.

Associate Attorney

Stillwell Midgley PLLC seeks a full-time associate attorney to join our team.  This is an unique and exciting career opportunity to join us in growing our new firm!   Stillwell Midgley focuses on civil litigation defense, including medical malpractice, extended care facility defense, and other general litigation.  Ideal candidates should have at least one year of civil litigation experience and be ready to handle all aspects of a case including investigation, discovery, witness meetings, depositions, court appearances, and motion practice.  Email your resume and writing sample to Liz Midgley at emidgley@stillwellmidgley.com if you are interested. 

Workers' Compensation Defense Attorney

Rapidly expanding Workers' Compensation Defense firm in Amherst, NY, looking for attorney(s) to help it represent clients across NYS.  Prior WC experience a MUST; at least 2 years preferred.  Great firm culture.  Must be an independent disciplined self-starter and technologically savvy.  Positions may require attendance virtually or at hearings in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany Binghamton or NYC.  Telecommuting possible for attorneys living outside the immediate WNY area.  Salary dependent on experience.  Simple IRA, bonus structure, short term DB and health insurance for individual and family included in FT compensation.  Of counsel inquiries welcomed.  Join us and grow with a young progressive firm.  WBE Certified.  Submit cover letter, resume and redacted WC writing sample to hearings@getmad.today

General Counsel

Immigration Attorney

Assistant Federal Public Defender

The Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for an experienced trial attorney to serve as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in its Erie branch office.  The position primarily involves legal representation of indigent persons charged with criminal offenses in the United States District Court, though the position may also require providing representation to individuals in federal habeas corpus proceedings.  Travel to the Pittsburgh headquarters or the Johnstown branch office may be required. Responsibilities include managing a caseload with cases at varying stages of litigation; preparing pleadings, briefs and motions; appearing on behalf of the client in court hearings and at other related proceedings; developing litigation strategies; meeting with clients, experts, witnesses and family members, and other duties as assigned. Trial experience, as well as excellent research, writing and oral advocacy skills, are required.   The applicant should be prepared to immediately undertake the representation of clients in serious criminal cases, and have a working knowledge of the United States Sentencing Guidelines.   The full announcement can be found at  http://paw.fd.org/pdf/2019-01-ERIE-AFPD.pdf.  Qualified applicants should apply by submitting a letter of interest, a current and detailed resume, and a writing sample in one Adobe Acrobat document to paw_employment@fd.org using the subject line “2019-01."

Associate Attorney

Long established, small downtown Buffalo Law Firm looking for an associate with 2-4 years experience. We represent a large bank and various business/commercial clients, while maintaining a General Practice (No Matrimonial or Criminal). We have a need for someone to handle pleadings, motion practice, possible trial and appellate work. Good research and writing skills a must. Applicant will have interaction with client base and partners on a regular basis. Generating business or transferring a book of business would be taken into consideration but not a requirement. Salary and benefits are negotiable.  All inquiries kept confidential. Send resume and cover letter to jpwny2018@gmail.com.

Associate Attorney

Associate Attorney sought for a busy downtown office focusing on New York State Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability.  Full time or Part Time.   Must have excellent writing skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment.  Prior experience with New York State Workers' Compensation and/or Social Security Disability a plus.  Salary commiserate with experience.  
Please have resume, writing sample, cover letter and references sent to: kate@katekirschlaw.com

Assistant Public Defender

The Genesee County Public Defender is seeking an Assistant Public Defender for his Criminal Division.  This is a full time position with benefits.  A more detailed job description is available at the Human Resources link on the Genesee County website found at www.co.genesee.ny.us. Information about this office can also be found on that site. The deadline for applications for this position is November 2, 2018. Applications for two new positions available in early 2019 are also being accepted.  Resumes can be sent to Public Defender, Jerry Ader, by mail to the County Courts Facility, 1 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020, by fax to 585-344-8553 or by e-mail to public.defender@co.genesee.ny.us.

Litigation Attorney

WEBSTER SZANYI LLP, located in Buffalo, New York, seeks applicants for a full-time litigation position.  The position requires a minimum of 4 - 5 years of experience with prior admission to NYS Bar.  Excellent academic record and strong writing skills required.    Candidates must be capable of handling a variety of matters independently.  Successful candidates will handle or be involved in all aspects of product liability litigation, among other litigation, from case inception through trial or other case resolution.    Extremely competitive salary based on qualifications and experience with a generous benefits package, including medical, 401(k), and potential profit-sharing contributions.  Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to the attention of Eileen Marzo at emarzo@websterszanyi.com.

Litigation Attorney

Mid-Size Western New York law firm seeking experienced Civil litigation attorney with 3-6 years’ experience. Salary starting at $100,000 or more depending upon experience.  Excellent benefits including 401K and profit sharing, health insurance allowance, etc. Work includes Commercial Litigation, Products Liability and Personal Injury. Send resume in confidence here.


Liberty Mutual Insurance has an exciting opportunity for an attorney. As a Field Counsel you will represent the company and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues.
Use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matter.
Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings.
Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conduct settlement negotiations.
Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meet with, and maintain good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required
Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.
Prepare and conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments as required.
Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys.
Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost.
Act as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office.
 Interface with Home Office Legal department.

Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar.
Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary.
A minimum of 1 successful year experience as an attorney.
A general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company.
The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by written or spoken word is critical.
Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.

We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a
Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:
401K and Company paid pension plan
Medical coverage.
 Dental coverage
Paid time-off
Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance
Discount fitness memberships
Flexible spending accounts Tuition reimbursement.
Vision care coverage
Work/Life resources.
Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
Credit Union membership.
Employee and Dependent life insurance.
Disability insurance.
Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

We believe strongly that commercial success can be achieved in a manner consistent with principles and ideals that bind us together as one company, that set us apart from our competitors, and that in the end will allow us to say we have succeeded commercially by doing the right thing the right way.

Personal Injury attorney

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. Apply here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=abd8e807-c581-4fef-a773-b924265bdb9d&jobId=12134&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001

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