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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 Executive Director Katherine S. Bifaro at kbifaro@eriebar.org. The job notice will be included in an 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. 

Batavia firm

Seeking full time admitted attorney and appearing attorneys, for our Batavia, New York Office. Our firm, with three offices in NY state, represents the mortgage banking industry for default services- foreclosure, bankruptcy, evictions, and closings. Resumes may be faxed to 585-815-0299 or emailed to dgallo@rosicki.com. Additional information about the firm is available at www.rosicki.com

insurance defense firm

Downtown Buffalo insurance defense firm seeks associate admitted one to three years.  Litigation or administrative law experience preferred.  Benefits include health insurance, parking, and employer funded retirement plan.  Send resume, writing sample, and salary requirements to erahner@eriebar.org

seeking attorney

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled, or Disadvantaged of Western New York, Inc. (LSED), located in Buffalo, New York seeks an attorney, admitted in New York State.  

The ideal candidate must have a demonstrable commitment to access to justice and/or community empowerment. The attorney will carry a caseload and also will develop and coordinate our new Senior Legal Advice Hotline.  

Interview preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to access to justice for the disenfranchised.

Buffalo has a low cost of living and many cultural and historical attractions.  It is on the Forbes list of Best Places for Businesses and Careers and their number one “Most Affordable City” in American in 2014.  Buffalo was the subject of Katie Couric’s “American Rising” series in January of 2016.  Attorneys at the agency may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs.

Please send resume’ and cover letter to Jessica Fields, CPA, Esq.  jfields@lsed.org. by December 2, 2016.

Legal Services for the Elderly is an equal opportunity employer.  People of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, gays, lesbians, bi-sexual and transgender people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deputy Director of Labor Relations

Erie County is seeking a full-time Deputy Director of Labor Relations. Starting annual salary is $63,088 with step pay increase after 6 months of service. Responsibilities include:  Assisting with the development and administration of the County's program to promote effective employee management relations; Participating in collective bargaining negotiations with employee groups and providing background material relative to results of salary, fringe benefits and personnel practice surveys; Providing assistance in the resolution of employee grievances; Conferring with departmental representatives regarding the interpretation of contract clauses, personnel policies, handling employee grievances, discipline procedures, and employee relations program; Supervising and participating in the conduct of projects implementing various aspects of the County's labor relations program including wage and benefit surveys, training sessions for supervisors, allocating titles into bargaining units, etc. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree, and in addition, one of the following, either:

A.                  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university  with a Master's Degree in Business Administration, Labor Relations or a closely related field, and two (2) years of labor relations experience, one (1) year of which was gained in the public sector; or:

B.                  Three (3) years of labor relations experience, one (1) year of which was gained in the public sector; or:

C.                  An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

Competitive benefits package includes comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage and NYS retirement.  If interested and meet the above qualifications, please forward resume to:  Mr. David Palmer, Commissioner of Personnel, Erie County, 95 Franklin Street, 6th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14202 or by email to David.Palmer@erie.gov by October 21, 2016. Only those whose resumes are being considered will be contacted. Erie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

workers' compensation attorney

The Law firm of Cole, Sorrentino, Hurley, Hewner & Gambino, PC is looking for a full time Worker’s Compensation employee with some General Practice knowledge as well. Must have good attention to detail and the ability to multi task.  Both recent law grads and admitted attorneys are encouraged to apply, as well as others with Worker’s Compensation Experience.  Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to Jerry A. Gambino at jgambino@cole-sorrentino.com or by mail to 37 Franklin St., Suite 900; Buffalo, NY 14202. 

estate practice and elder law attorney

HoganWillig, a growing and progressive full-service law firm with 40+ attorneys, is seeking an entry level full-time estate practice and elder law attorney.  Ideal candidate should have one to three years of experience handling estate and or elder law issues.  Must have a strong work ethic and a strong academic background.  Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.  

Work hours approximate 45-50 weekly.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience and performance.   Excellent benefits including health, dental, life, disability & malpractice insurance, 401K plan, seminar & CLE costs, membership dues, cell phone and firm lunches.

Interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript to Cassandra Graap at cgraap@hoganwillig.com

staff attorney

The ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project in Buffalo seeks an Attorney with 0 to 5 years’ experience.  Admission to the New York bar is required.

The attorney will be: (1) representing owner/occupiers In Rem tax foreclosure cases; (2) working with local non-profits to assist them with incorporation, tax exempt status, and other issues; (3) work with established community groups regarding community economic development legal needs; and (4) work with law firms and lawyers to develop/coordinate pro bono resources for tasks 1 – 3, above.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to public interest work; have experience coordinating volunteers; have experience working with students; be dynamic and creative; able to work well independently, while also taking direction and operating as part of a team. Strong oral skills are essential. A fluent knowledge of Spanish is desirable, but not required.

VLP is an equal opportunity employer. Salary is based on experience. VLP is a non-profit agency with excellent fringe benefits.

Please send a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in this position to: Robert Elardo, ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. 237 Main St, Suite 1000 Buffalo, NY 14203 or relardo@ecbavlp.com      Deadline to apply:   October 26, 2016.  Anticipated start date is early December 2016.

For information on VLP, see www.ecbavlp.com


Burden, Gulisano & Hansen LLC seeks a full time associate attorney admitted in New York with 2 to 5 years of experience in civil defense litigation.    Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, energetic and detail oriented and possess excellent research and writing skills and as well as a strong academic record.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Donna L. Burden, 605 Brisbane Building, 403 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14203; preferably by e-mail at dlb@bghattorneys.com.   E.O.E.

full-time entry level attorney

HoganWillig, one of WNY and The Buffalo News "Top Workplaces" is seeking a full-time entry level attorney for our real estate and transactional department.  Candidates should have one to three years of experience handling real estate transactions. Must have good attention to detail and ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.   We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience and performance. Excellent benefits are available, including medical, dental, life, disability & malpractice insurance, 401K plan, seminar & CLE costs, membership dues, cell phone and firm lunches.

Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript and references to cgraap@hoganwillig.com

Real Estate Attorney

Sargent & Collins, LLP is seeking an experienced real estate attorney  to work directly with clients, realtors and lender personnel. Salary commensurate with experience. Intersted candidates should email resume in confidence to nsargent@sargentcollins.com


Hamberger & Weiss is seeking applicants for a full-time associate attorney position in its Rochester office. The practice is confined to workers’ compensation defense. Recent law school graduates awaiting bar results and admitted attorneys are encouraged to apply. Please forward a cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to Mr. Ronald E. Weiss at rweiss@hwcomp.com.

labor and employment attorney in our rochester, ny office - nixon peabody llp

Our Labor & Employment Practice Group is seeking to hire a non-partner track,  attorney to join our Rochester, NY office.

The ideal candidate will have approximately six to eight years of experience in employment litigation and other aspects of labor and employment law.  Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  New York State Bar admission is required.

Our full-service L&E practice delivers creative, specialized, and real-world solutions to keep our clients’ businesses moving forward.  Our diverse team of more than 70 labor and employment attorneys cover every angle of the workplace: from wage-hour issues to complex ERISA matters, to employee use of social media.  Whether it’s a routine hire gone awry, wage and  hour class action, a health care reform question, or a precendent-setting labor dispute, Nixon Peabody has it covered.  To learn more about our L&E practice, please visit: http://www.nixonpeabody.com/labor_and_employment.

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters in one of the most affordable and innovative cities in the U.S.  We’ve created a dynamic, energizing environment that promotes success for our clients and each other.  We live our values of teamwork and collaboration every day, and take great pride in fostering a culture based on collegiality and mutual respect.  We’re the only law firm in Rochester that offers a global stage on which to practice and an appreciation for entrepreneurial thinking.  We’re investing in our people and making them successful in Rochester and across our firm. 

NP offers challenging work, a friendly environment and an excellent benefits package.  We are always looking for outstanding lawyers with diverse backgrounds and experience to complement our strengths and become part of our exciting future.

To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers

request for proposals for outside/special counsel services for the city of buffalo department of law

Compliance and Development Position

Niagara Hospice, Liberty Home Care and Kalos Health seeking an Attorney to join our growing healthcare organization.  This is an opportunity to join a multifaceted organization that provides services throughout Western New York. The ideal attorney will have 3-5 years experience in Corporate Compliance, Contract Negotiation and Maintenance, excellent written and verbal skills.  The right candidate will be involved in strategic decisions and be a part of the executive management team.  Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements for consideration. Resume submissions and discussions with our company will be held in the strictest confidence.  

Lisa Szymanski
Talent Acquisition Specialist, Human Resources
The Home Care Partners
2424 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

attorney postion

Sugarman Law Firm is seeking an attorney for a full time position to handle civil litigation, primarily in the area of insurance defense.  Candidates should have up to three years litigation experience, and possess excellent communication and writing skills, with a strong academic record.  Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to Brian Sutter (bsutter@sugarmanlaw.com).

seeking attorney

We are looking for an attorney with 0-5 years experience to primarily handle domestic relations and matrimonial matters. We are a small, full service firm with a substantial part of our practice in all aspects of family law.

The attorney (recent bar applicants will also be considered) would have direct contact with the clients, prepare pleadings and agreements and appear in Court.

Interested applicants should apply directly to the undersigned through email of a resume, cover letter including salary expectations, and a writing sample.

Feuerstein & Smith, LLP
475 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 856-9704 phone
(716) 856-9707 fax

Field Counsel

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 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.
·         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 send resume and cover letter to Destin C. Santacrose at destin.santacrose@libertymutual.com or by mail to his attention at Electric Tower, Suite 403; 535 Washington St.; Buffalo, NY 14203. 

Personal Injury Defense Attorney

Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak, LLP is a state-wide litigation firm seeking an associate attorney for its Buffalo Office with 3-6 years of experience to join the firm’s personal injury defense practice. We are looking for someone who can grow with the practice. The ideal candidate will have experience with litigation arising out of construction accidents, including substantive knowledge and familiarity with the New York Labor Law, experience defending and taking depositions, and demonstrated proficiency in legal research and writing.  The successful candidate will be responsible for handling a day-to-day case load and client interaction. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to the attention of John S. Rizzo, Controller / Director of Operations at jsrizzo@kslnlaw.com

associate attorney

Schiller, Knapp, Lefkowitz & Hertzel, LLP is seeking applicants for a full-time position in the area of foreclosure.  This associate attorney position is in our Amherst Office.  Candidates must  be admitted to practice in New York State.

Prior experience in the field of foreclosure/title/real estate preferred but not required.  Knowledge of the FDCPA and CFPB preferred. Candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of, and demonstrated ability to handle motion practice, primarily involving summary judgment, default applications, and service of process issues.  Applicants should be dependable, organized, detail oriented, self-motivated individuals who enjoy working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.  Advanced verbal and written communication skills, strong work ethic and demonstrated leadership skills are required.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to jberent@schillerknapp.com.

associate attorney

Steenberg Law Firm is seeking an attorney to handle plaintiff workers’ compensation matters.  The ideal candidates are admitted to the NYS Bar with 1-5 years of litigation experience, preferably in workers compensation.  Applicants should be eager to work with clients, handle their own caseload and be able to thrive in a fast paced, rewarding environment.  The successful candidate will be ideally positioned in a quickly growing practice.  Must possess excellent communication and research/writing skills with a strong academic record.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to Kayte Steenberg via email: kayte@steenberglaw.com.


Burden, Gulisano & Hansen LLC seeks a full time associate attorney admitted in New York with 2 to 5 years of experience in civil defense litigation.    Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, energetic and detail oriented and possess excellent research and writing skills and as well as a strong academic record.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Donna L. Burden, 605 Brisbane Building, 403 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14203; preferably by e-mail at dlb@bghattorneys.com.   E.O.E.