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cle program attorneyFrom the New York State Bar Association – Position Available

The New York State Bar Association, a non-profit professional association, seeks a Program Attorney to assist in developing, coordinating and producing quality continuing legal education programs in both live and online formats. A JD is required. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of two to three years’ experience in continuing legal education course development. Solo or law firm practice experience is preferred. Excellent organizational, computer and written and oral communication skills are required.

The position is located in Albany and requires travel within the state. The Association is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefit package. Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

New York State Bar Association | Human Resources Department

1 Elk Street | Albany, NY  12207 | FAX# 518/487-5544 | HR@NYSBA.org

staff attorney

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is seeking an attorney to work with individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS.  The job involves working with another Staff Attorney with similar duties to provide a wide array of civil legal services. 

The job includes doing outreach to social service providers, organizations that provide services to people with HIV/AIDS, and to clients.

Attorney must be admitted to practice in NY.

Family law and matrimonial law experience preferred.

Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.  Must be comfortable making presentations to groups.

Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

VLP is equal opportunity employer.

Excellent benefits.

Salary depends upon experience.

Please send letter, resume and contact information for 3 references to:

Robert M. Elardo
Managing Attorney/CEO
Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. (VLP)
237 Main St., Suite 1000
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 847‑0662 ext 312
FAX (716) 847‑0307 

labor relations specialist

associate attorney - lippes mathias wexler friedman, llp litigation group

The Buffalo Office of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP seeks an ambitious attorney with one to three years of experience for an Associate position with our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. The Practice Group regularly serves clients across the country in all aspects of commercial litigation, including representing businesses of all sizes from sole proprietorships to closely held companies to large multi-national corporations and individuals in civil and criminal proceedings in state and federal courts and before government/administrative boards and agencies.  A few of our focus areas include: complex business litigation, corporate dissolutions, environmental, labor and employment, restrictive covenants, consumer finance, personal injury, appellate practice, white collar crime, and real estate and construction disputes.

Strong communication skills, legal advocacy skills, and writing skills are required.  Experience with drafting pleadings and memoranda of law preferred.  Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills, and verbal and written communication skills are required.  The attorney selected for this position must be a self-starter and will have the opportunity for immediate, direct, client contact. 

Our firm strives to maintain a positive, collaborative work environment.  A new Associate should anticipate hard work in an environment that provides the necessary training and guidance in the specific areas of practice.  Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.  Our firm offers an excellent opportunity for a driven attorney to further their legal career. To learn more about Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman please go to  www.lippes.com

All interested applicants shall submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Martin L. Doster; Chief Operating Officer at mdoster@lippes.com

court attorney - referee 8th judicial district erie county family court

intellectual property attorney - buffalo office

Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, one of the largest firms in Upstate New York with over 265 attorneys, seeks an experienced, associate-level intellectual property attorney to work in a team environment for its sophisticated and growing Intellectual Property and Technology practice in its Buffalo office.  Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials and excellent communication skills with 2 to 6 years of experience, including significant experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications.  While all technical disciplines will be considered, candidates will preferably possess an undergraduate or advanced degree in electrical engineering, physics, or computer science.  USPTO registration is required.  We are an EEO Employer.  Please send resume and letter of application in confidence to hrbsk@bsk.com.

associate attorney - rochester ny

Hamberger & Weiss is seeking applicants for a full-time associate attorney position in its Rochester office.  The practice is confined to workers’ compensation defense.  Admitted attorneys should forward a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to the attention of Mr. Ronald E. Weiss at rweiss@hwcomp.com.

attorneys and paralegals

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is looking for attorneys and paralegals needed for an anticipated three-month contract position on a loan documentation and file review project in Buffalo, New York.  Experience is required in any of the following: 1) representation of large corporations or financial institutions, 2) commercial real estate lending or commercial real estate leasing or personal property secured transactions, or 3) working with loan documents reflecting mortgages on real estate or security interests in personal property.  Project involves review and analysis of loan documentation and data input.  Candidates must have experience or exposure to documenting these types of transactions.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes via email to bistaff@bipc.com.  Please attach your resume in word format, and in the subject line, indicate the title “Corporate Loan Project, Buffalo, New York.”

managing attorney position

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc., is seeking to fill a Managing Attorney vacancy in its Appeals and Post-Conviction Unit.  This busy office represents indigent criminal litigants at the post-conviction stage in multiple counties around Western New York.   Duties include the supervision of staff attorneys’ appellate and post-conviction work, navigating the administration of the staff’s caseload, as well as the handling of a separate caseload him or herself and working under the supervision of the Chief Attorney.  The ideal candidate will be admitted to practice law in New York State, proficient in legal research, have a demonstrated dedication to serving the indigent, and at least 5 years of criminal and appellate experience.  Management experience is preferred.  Salary in the $90’s, depending on experience.  Comprehensive benefits package.  Vacancy will remain open until filled.  Interested applicants should forward a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and three professional references to The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. 290 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14202, Attn: Human Resources or via e-mail to resume@legalaidbuffalo.org as soon as possible. The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. values diversity. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. 

associate attorney

A Buffalo suburban law firm seeks to hire a full time associate with 1-4 years experience for our plaintiff's personal injury law firm.  Candidate must be admitted to practice in New York State.  We are looking for someone who is hard-working, organized, has an excellent work ethic and possesses great "people" skills.  Base compensation is based on qualifications and experience in addition to an incentive based bonus structure.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to Elise M. Rahner at erahner@eriebar.org


Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. seeks to hire Attorneys in our Buffalo Office for our Public Benefits, Housing, Family Law and Disability units. Duties include: litigation, counsel and advice, case management and community education.  Qualifications: Must be admitted to practice in New York State, good communication and writing skills, demonstrated commitment to the goals and clients of the legal services program, sensitivity to the needs of financially disadvantaged and disabled persons, evening court and event availability.   Salary based on experience. Generous benefit package.  May be eligible for student loan forgiveness program.  Spanish speaking helpful. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, gay, lesbian, and transgender are all welcome and encouraged to apply. Please indicate which office and substantive area of interest, send resume and references to (no phone calls please):  Sandra Fudala, Office Manager, Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., 237 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14203, sfudala@nls.org

litigation attorney

WEBSTER SZANYI LLP seeks applicants for a full-time associate attorney position.  The position requires a minimum of 1 - 3 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 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

spanish speaking immigration staff attorney

The ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project in Buffalo, a legal services organization, seeks an Immigration Attorney with at least some experience in immigration litigation to handle a wide array of cases in removal proceedings, as well as other responsibilities under the several grants and contracts of the Immigration Program. Candidates MUST be admitted to practice law. Fluent Spanish-language ability is highly preferred, as is practice in the area of “crim-imm.”

This is a staff attorney position under the supervision of the VLP Immigration Project's Director, Sophie Feal.

  • The position requires that an attorney:is admitted to the New York bar or the bar of another state
  • has the means and willingness to travel between the Buffalo office and the federal detention facility in Batavia on a regular basis (a driver’s license is required). A permanent posting in Batavia may be considered.
  • has the ability and desire to litigate immigration matters in Buffalo and Batavia Immigration Courts, which includes strong oral and written advocacy skills, a willingness to work independently while also taking direction and operating as part of a team, and the organizational ability required to juggle many cases.
  • has the ability to immediately pick up an existing caseload of matters in removal proceedings, if necessary.
  • has the flexibility to handle and array of projects which may involve community education, legal orientations, preparing reports for funders, and mentoring pro bono lawyers
  • has an ability and desire to work with low-income immigrants from all over the world
  • is organized and capable of tracking his/her work carefully for the purpose of grant and contract reporting requirements

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.

PLEASE APPLY BY JUNE 30, 2016. Start date anticipated on August 1.

Please send a resume, a cover letter explaining your interest in 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

Contract Work

A Buffalo, NY law firm is seeking experienced attorneys interested in contract work.

This project is centered on loan documentation and file review. As such attorneys must have experience in real estate and personal property transactions, and a familiarity with loan documents reflecting security interests.

If you are interested in this 2-3 month contract assignment, please submit your resume to Peggy Koch at pkoch@krgstaffing.com today!


·         Juris Doctor

·         Acceptance to the NYS Bar

·         Hardworking with a strong code of ethics

Key Resource Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.