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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. 

Corporate Associates

Northtowns law firm seeking Corporate Associates with 0-2 years experience.  Candidates will support all corporate related activities, including document drafting, legal research and transactional support in all business related areas including securities and intellectual property.

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.


Duke, Holzman, Photiadis & Gresens LLP seeks to locate an associate to support its commercial litigation practice. Duke, Holzman, Photiadis & Gresens LLP is a mid-size Buffalo, New York law firm concentrating its practice in commercial litigation and corporate matters. Candidates should preferably have at least 2 years of litigation experience and a strong interest in litigating business and construction disputes.  Interested parties should submit resumes and references to Matthew J. Beck, Esq. at 701 Seneca Street, Suite 750, Buffalo, New York 14210 or mjbeck@dhpglaw.com

Associate Positions

Gross Shuman Brizdle & Gilfillan, P. C. is seeking two attorneys to join our growing and busy downtown firm in providing outstanding representation to our clients.

1)  Associate with approximately two to five years experience for our corporate, business and commercial real estate practice areas.   Corporate counseling and transaction experience required. 

2)  Associate with approximately two to seven years relevant experience for our commercial, bankruptcy and business litigation practice.

Gross Shuman offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including paid parking.

Both positions require NY Admission, solid academic credentials, and outstanding drafting and interpersonal communication ability. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to:  cbluestein@gross-shuman.com or Carole Bluestein, Office Administrator, Gross Shuman Brizdle & Gilfillan P. C. 465 Main Street, Suite 600, Buffalo NY  14203

Senior trial attorney

Sr. trial attorney wanted. Ability to case handle from inception of case, through summation. Trial experience and willingness to try cases essential. Ideal candidate will have 10+ years of experience as either defense or plaintiff’s counsel. Must be experienced and comfortable with all aspects of litigation including research, pleadings, motions, depositions, settlement conferences/negotiations, mediations, jury selection, experts etc. Compensation negotiable. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential. If interested, please submit your resume to bluongo@eriebar.org.

associate attorney

Schiller & Knapp, LLP is seeking an attorney  to join their Amherst office.  The ideal candidate is self-motivated and has excellent organization and time management skills.  Real estate experience or experience reviewing title is extremely helpful.  Must be admitted to practice in NY.  This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing firm.  If interested, please submit your resume to BDeLano@SchillerKnapp.com.

Plaintiff's Personal injury litigator

The Dietrich Law Firm, PC is seeking a plaintiff's personal injury litigator.

This is a senior litigator track position that requires a motivated, fastiduous and aggressive hard worker. There is the potential to earn $100, 000 and subtantially more, with the right dedication to the position.

Ideal candidate would have between 1-3 years of plaintiff's personal injury litigation experience.

Submit resume and writing sample for immediate consideration to: jed@calljed.com.

Director of Social Equity/Title iX Coordinator - Edinboro university

The Director assists in the creation of a campus environment that values individual differences and works with the President and her executive team to develop a culture in which students, faculty, and staff of the University can learn and work in an atmosphere that maximizes their opportunity to succeed. The Director will work to resolve complaints of alleged harassment and discrimination, as well as issues concerning disabilities, gender equality, and other related issues and concerns. The Director serves as the University's chief diversity officer.

See Responsibilities, Qualifications and Application Instructions

Wanted: Associate lawyer - Syracuse

Associate lawyer must have the ambition/desire and dedication to become a trial lawyer, not a litigator. Busy city of Syracuse office, medical malpractice, products liability, 240, 241 labor law, occasional serious MVA. Good writing and research skills a must. Require self-starter and willing to learn. Great opportunity for the right person. Call 315-472-8331 or email cover letter and CV to rlahm@lahmlaw.com.

HSBC LEGAL COUNSEL - Commercial Contracts

HSBC seeks a junior level attorney with 3+ years experience in commercial contracts to be based out of its downtown Buffalo office. Previous experience in procurement and solid negotiation skills are desired. 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 0000561A.

associate attorney

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 bluongo@eriebar.org.

Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board, Inc. Public Notice - legal services

The Buffalo & Erie County Workforce Investment Board, Inc. is accepting proposals for a highly qualified attorney/law firm to act as general legal counsel to provide legal services to its organization. Proposals clearly labeled RFQ for Legal Services must be postmarked or hand delivered to 726 Exchange Street, Suite 630, Buffalo, NY 14210 no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 5, 2014 in order to be considered.

Those interested in submitting a proposal may download this RFQ at www.becwib.org

Trial attorney

Trial Attorney sought to represent clients who are customers of Allstate Insurance Company, Encompass Insurance Company, and Esurance (the Company) in the defense of bodily injury liability and property damage liability lawsuits. Candidate will also represent the Company in the defense of certain uninsured/underinsured motorist claims. Juris Doctorate and member in good standing of NY State Bar. 1-5 years of litigation experience highly preferred. If interested go online to apply: http://www.allstate.com/careers.aspx

Personal Injury attorney

Growing suburban personal injury law firm seeks admitted attrorney with one to three years of personal injury experience. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter who is capable of working with limited supervision. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual with the desire to learn the personal injury field and be trained to handle cases properly. Please submit a cover letter and resume in pdf format to peg@dietrichlawfirm.com

insurance defense attorney

Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak LLP is seeking an attorney with up to 5 years experience in civil litigation to join our insurance defense department. The successful candidate must have experience in drafting pleadings, conducting depositions, evaluating medical records, drafting motions, and presenting oral argument in court. Trial experience preferred. Competitive salary based on experience, plus full benefits package. Please submit resume via email to Andrea at AMCaffrey@KSLNLaw.com.

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


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.