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immigration staff attorneys

We are seeking to fill several full-time positions based in the Batavia, NY office of the Immigration Program of the Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) to handle our work under the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) contract at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia, and some WNY county jails which hold immigrant women.

The ideal candidates will be admitted to practice law, have at least one year experience in litigation, preferably in immigration removal proceedings, and want a career in litigation defending low-income immigrants detained at the Batavia Federal Detention Facility who are subject to removal for a variety of reasons including criminal convictions, unlawful entry and visa overstays. The ability to speak both Spanish and English fluently is very highly preferred. In the alternative, fluency in French and Mandarin are also very desirable.  If the potential candidate possesses two or more years of immigration litigation experience but does not speak a language other than English, s/he is also encouraged to apply.

Also required are strong organizational skills to track and report required data about the work in a timely and accurate manner; an ability to work cooperatively with fellow staff and supervisors; the means and willingness to travel between the Buffalo office and the Batavia office, and to county jails in the eight counties of Western New York, as needed (a driver’s license is required); strong oral and written advocacy skills; a willingness to work independently while also taking direction and operating as part of a team; the organizational ability required to juggle many cases efficiently; and the flexibility to handle other tasks which the attorney may be called upon to handle at VLP, such as community outreach and education.

This position will be under the direct supervision of the VLP Immigration Program Supervising Attorney and the program’s Director, Sophie Feal. Please send a resume, a cover letter clearly explaining your interest and qualifications for this position, and contact information for 3 references to: Sophie Feal, Esq., ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. 237 Main St, Suite 1000 Buffalo, NY 14203 or sfeal@ecbavlp.com

For information on VLP, see www.ecbavlp.com

VLP is an equal opportunity employer. Salary is based on experience. VLP is a non-profit agency with excellent fringe benefits including fully paid health insurance, a cafeteria plan for dependent care and parking costs, long term disability insurance, life insurance, and generous leave time. The work atmosphere is congenial, respectful and flexible. 


lipsitz green scime cambria llp

Buffalo NY based law firm, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP, seeks an Attorney to join its Workers Compensation Department assisting injured workers with filling and litigating claims as well as negotiating settlements on behalf of the client.

Some Workers Compensation experience preferred. Must possess excellent writing, drafting, organizational, communication and client service skills.

We are a dynamic firm with a comprehensive client focus and a reputation for our commitment to excellence.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Send resume to: HR Manager: Lipsitz Green Scime Camria LLP; 42 Delaware Avenue, Suite 120; Buffalo, NY 14202 or email hrdept@lglaw.com.


attorney

Small, busy law firm with offices in Amherst and Rochester seeks admitted attorney to handle all aspects of Social Security Disability claims.  This position requires intensive interaction with clients.  Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills.  Please forward resume to resume@kennethhiller.com.


staff attorney

NYCM Insurance is seeking a motivated attorney with 3 to 5 years automobile litigation experience for our Western New York office.  The Staff Attorney will represent the company and policyholders in court, arbitrations and mediations.  This individual will advise the company and policyholders on various legal issues and zealously defend their interests.  The Staff Attorney chosen for this position will work out of the Orchard Park office.  

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare pleadings, answers, discovery and motions as required
  • Conduct and/or defend Depositions
  • Take Examinations Under Oath
  • Prepare legal briefs, opinions, and memoranda
  • Defend by trial or pre-trial proceedings (NYCM or NYCM policyholders)
  • Report on a timely basis to NYCM's claims department
  • Manage a caseload of litigated files involving motor vehicle accidents
  • Provide the very highest level of customer service possible to the firm's client

REQUIREMENTS

  • Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school
  • Licensed in New York State
  • In good standing with the State Bar
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel on assigned cases
  • Excellent computer skills

To Apply, visit our website: www.nycm.com/careers.  Please include your resume, a writing sample and cover letter setting forth your strongest professional attributes.


associate counsel

Please send all responses to: Sine Lorenzen at LorenzenS@superiorgroup.com or 716-630-2949


attorney/plaintiff's litigation

Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC seeks attorney for full time associate position in plaintiff’s personal injury practice. Zero (0) to Three (3) years of experience is required. Applicants must have excellent research and writing skills, and be highly motivated. Competitive salary; excellent bonus structure; 401k; and health insurance offered.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to: Hannah Hull, Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC, 420 Franklin St., Buffalo, New York 14202, or by e-mail at hhull@wnyinjurylawyers.com.  All responses will be kept confidential.


attorney/plaintiff's litigation

Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC seeks attorney for full time associate position in plaintiff’s personal injury practice. Three (3) to Seven (7) years of litigation experience is required. Applicants must have excellent research and writing skills, and be highly motivated. Competitive salary; excellent bonus structure; 401k; and health insurance offered.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to: Hannah Hull, Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC, 420 Franklin St., Buffalo, New York 14202, or by e-mail at hhull@wnyinjurylawyers.com.  All responses will be kept confidential.


associate attorney

People who know William Mattar Law Offices know: Hurt in a Car? Call William Mattar. William Mattar, P.C. opened the doors to this law firm with one goal in mind: helping people. And that's why William Mattar decided to focus the law firm's legal practice on motor vehicle accident cases. "Helping people is what we do." The firm's home office is located in Williamsville, NY servicing areas in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany.

DESCRIPTION:
We are seeking an Associate Attorney to handle client cases from the initial client meeting through resolution.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
We require at least one (1) year of experience in a personal injury law firm or one year experience in the insurance industry handling personal injury claims. 

Must have an excellent understanding of the CPLR, No Fault Regulations, various auto and property insurance coverage, and endorsements. 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Candidate must be admitted to practice law in New York State and have a JD from an ABA accredited Law School.

PERKS:
Our firm offers generous Paid Time Off (PTO) to help its employees keep their work/life balance.

TO APPLY, Please use link provided: 
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=mattar&jobId=12134&lang=en_US&source=CC2

Those candidates whose experience best meets our requirements will be contacted.

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


general attorney - customs and border protection


request for proposal for consultant for one-stop system coordination

The Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board, Inc. is accepting proposals for a Consultant for One-Stop System Coordination. The Consultant will coordinate the service delivery of one-stop partners and service providers across its one-stop delivery system. The entity chosen will report to its Board of Directors through the Executive Director. Proposals clearly labeled RFP for Consultant for One-Stop System Coordination must be received at 726 Exchange Street, Suite 630, Buffalo, New York 14210, no later than 2:00 p.m. on April 28, 2017. Those interested in submitting a proposal may download this RFP at www.becwib.org.

Funding for this RFP is under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, 29 U.S.C. 3101 et. seq., (EEO/AAE).


Liberty Mutual

Advance your Legal career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company!
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.

Responsibilities

  • Use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Benefits:

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
  • Pay-for-Performance
  • 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

Overview:

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.

Please have people respond directly to Destin:
Destin C. Santacrose
Electric Tower- Suite 403
535 Washington Street
Buffalo, New York  14203
Direct Dial (716) 604-0340
Cell:  (716) 544-5521
Fax:   (603)- 334-7775
Destin.Santacrose@libertymutual.com


corporate attorney (buffalo)

Barclay Damon, LLP, a 275-attorney law firm, with 33 practice offerings and eleven offices throughout New York State and the Northeast, is seeking an Associate for its Buffalo office in the Business Services Practice Group.  The Associate attorney will advise clients on corporate and business law issues and compliance matters, perform transactional work, including preparation and negotiation of agreements, opinion letters and other documents, perform related research and due diligence, and also develop and maintain client relationships. 

Strong communication and negotiation skills are required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum three years of progressively responsible experience in business and transactional services.

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

Recruitment Coordinator
Barclay Damon, LLP
Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Contact: Recruitment Coordinator  
Phone: 315.425.2721
Fax: 315.703.6266
Email: jobs@barclaydamon.com

LOCATION(S): Buffalo

Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.        
EEO M/F/V/H


real estate attorney (syracuse)

LF Solutions, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barclay Damon, LLP, a 275-attorney law firm, is seeking a full-time Staff Associate for its Syracuse office to work directly with partners and clients in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions involving the sale, acquisition, securitized financing, and leasing of shopping centers, office buildings and other commercial real estate. Duties include reviewing, preparing, and managing transaction documentation, assisting in reviewing, managing, and responding to diligence requests, coordinating closings, and analyzing and examining real estate titles.  

Candidates must be licensed to practice in New York State or eligible to waive into the New York Bar; have 1-3 years’ experience as an attorney in commercial real estate and financing transactions; be organized and detail-oriented; demonstrate an ability to work well in a team environment; and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Consideration will be given to recently admitted attorneys who have non-lawyer business experience in commercial real estate, securitization, structured finance or related fields. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter, transcript and writing sample in confidence to:

Recruitment Coordinator
Barclay Damon, LLP
Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Contact: Recruitment Coordinator  
Phone: 315.425.2721
Fax: 315.703.6266
Email:jobs@barclaydamon.com

LOCATION(S): Syracuse

Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.        
EEO M/F/V/H 


personal injury law firm

Campbell & Associates, a personal injury firm, has an opening for a full-time associate attorney. 
Requirements include:
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced litigation environment.
Ability to utilize case management and legal research software.
Critical thinking skills, including identifying case issues and case strategies.
Good communication skills and ability to understand and empathize with clients.
Diligence in tracking and meeting due dates, deadlines and following up on pending matters.
Ability to draft pleadings, discovery responses, motions and conduct depositions.
Willingness to try cases and to continually develop trial skills.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Please respond to jryan@campbellassociateslaw.com.