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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. 

staff attorney

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. seeks applicants for a Staff Attorney to work in its Civil Legal Services Unit. Initial responsibilities will focus primarily on housing matters, including tax and mortgage foreclosures. Experience in housing matters preferred. NYS Bar Admittance and proof of Good Standing are required.  Starting salary up to $57,217/year together with a competitive benefits package.  Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. 237 Main Street, Suite 1602, Buffalo, New York 14203 Attn: Human Resources or via e-mail to resume@legalaidbuffalo.org by October 31, 2014. The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. values diversity. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. 


real estate associate

Underberg & Kessler seeks real estate associate admitted 3 - 6 years, with experience in commercial real estate and commercial lending.  Experience with municipal finance, HUD transactions and tax credit deals a plus.   We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as an enjoyable and professional working environment.  Reply to:  Robert Janson, Director of Operations, Underberg & Kessler LLP, 300 Bausch & Lomb Place, Rochester, New York 14604 or rjanson@underbergkessler.comEqual Opportunity Employer


plaintiff's personal injury 

Seeking motivated lawyer to work in 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


Workers' Comp attorney

Workers’ Compensation attorney needed for an established, stable and successful downtown Buffalo firm. The candidate must be able to handle cases from intake to verdict, have excellent writing skills, experience conducting depositions, be extremely thorough, organized, and computer literate. Must also demonstrate a high level of ability to interact and negotiate with outside counsel and all contacts and clients. Significant trial experience is a plus. Please send resumes to bluongo@eriebar.org


imMigration attorney

Our practice is one of the area's premiere firms in Immigration and Customs Law. We are looking to hire a full-time attorney. Experience preferred, but not required. Candidate will be responsible for several general immigration matters, including dealing with family-related and employment-based immigration issues, and doing research for various immigration issues. Some court-related work may also become necessary.

Must be a team player, who is willing to learn, and is organized. Must also have excellent verbal and written communication skills and should be able to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. The ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, is essential. 

Start date is TBD, but will be very soon, so apply ASAP. Some travel required, but will be reimbursed. Salary negotiable, but commensurate on experience. Admission to NY Bar a must. Please submit resume and cover letter to bluongo@eriebar.org


litigation attorney

Burden, Gulisano & Hickey, LLC seeks a full time associate attorney admitted in New York with 2 to 5 years of experience in insurance defense litigation. Experience in the areas of transportation law, product liability and premises liability is preferred. Applicant should have strong analytical and writing skills. Competitive salary and benefits. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Philip M. Gulisano, 605 Brisbane Building, 403 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14203; preferably by email at pmg@bghattorneys.com. EOE


Attorney/plaintiffs' litigation

Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC seeks full time associate attorney. Experience in the areas of personal injury and no fault is preferred, but not required. Applicants must have excellent research and writing skills. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and law school transcript to: Andrew J. Connelly, Esq., Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC, 420 Franklin St., Buffalo, New York 14202, or by e-mail at aconnelly@wnyinjurylawyers.com. All responses will be kept confidential.


Litigation attorney

Central NY law firm is searching for an experienced Litigation Attorney to head their new Buffalo, NY office.  Candidates should have 3-5 years of litigation experience with a focus on insurance defense. Great opportunity to join a growing firm handling sophisticated litigation cases. Competitive compensation package offered. Submit your resume to Peggy Koch, to explore this opportunity in complete confidence today!

Requirements: Juris Doctorate; NYS Bar member in good standing; strong academic and professional credentials; team player with a strong work ethic.

Please send all responses to Peggy Koch, Senior Staffing Manager at pkoch@krgstaffing.com.


spanish speaking immigration staff attorney

The ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project in Buffalo seeks a fully bilingual Spanish-English Immigration Attorney with 0 – 5 years experience. Must be fully fluent. Please do not apply otherwise; all candidates will be tested for their ability to speak Spanish fluently.

Attorney will represent detainees in immigration court at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia under a five-month contract which will provide government-funded representation for noncitizens facing deportation.  It is hoped, but uncertain at this time, that the position will turn into a permanent position.

For full details and application instructions, click here

For further information about VLP, please visit www.ecbavlp.com


Trusts, estates and elder law attorney

Downtown Buffalo, NY law firm is searching for an experienced Trusts, Estates and Elder Law Attorney to join their practice on a full-time, direct hire basis.  Growing, mid-sized firm is looking to expand the size of their current practice group. Qualified candidates will have between 5 and 7 years of related experience.   Individuals should be knowledgeable in the areas of estate planning and administration including preparing trust agreements and wills and handling probate proceedings.  Experience handling complex estate planning for owners of private businesses and other high net worth individuals is also required

Applications must have excellent academic credentials, outstanding writing skills and be in good standing with the NYS Bar. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Submit your confidential resume to Peggy Koch at pkoch@krgstaffing.com to be considered for this opportunity.


hospital legal counsel

BryLin Behavioral Health System seeks qualified candidates for the Hospital’s Legal Counsel.  Qualifications for employment include a J.D. from an ABA Accredited Law School, admittance to the NYS Bar and 0-2 year’s experience.  Background in a Healthcare setting required.  The candidate will be responsible for the management of legal/compliance requirements, Risk Management as well as overseeing all Quality initiatives of the Hospital. 

Salary commensurate with experience.  Competitive benefit package.

Applicants should submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to jbixler@brylin.com


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.