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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. 

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.


attorney/litigation

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.


associate attorney

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.


deputy director of operations

Neighborhood Legal Services has an immediate opening for a Deputy Director of Operations. This attorney position requires that the candidate be admitted to practice in New York State.

Responsibilities:

·          Will work as a critical member of the leadership team to strategically plan and execute NLS’ mission and initiatives;

·         Will lead transformation of NLS’ development, compliance, human resources and technology services into an integrated, cohesive team and will oversee their operations;

·         Will ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment regulations and requirements;

·          Will ensure compliance with grant agreements, contracts and other legal and ethical requirements;

·          Will develop and oversee implementation of employee policies, ensuring compliance with local, state and federal law and maintaining ownership of NLS’s employee handbook.

·         Will lead focused, inclusive decision-making about and implementation of operations, strategies and systems, ensuring that NLS’ practices are effective and fully support our litigation and advocacy.

See full job description at www.nls.org. NLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, gay, lesbian, and transgender are all welcome and encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and references by e-mail to: Sandra Fudala, Office Manager sfudala@nls.org (no phone calls please).


litigation attorney

WEBSTER SZANYI LLP seeks applicants for a full time position in the area of commercial /complex litigation.  The position requires a minimum of 4 - 5 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.


exciting opportunity for an experienced corporate attorney - nixon peabody llp

Nixon Peabody is one of the leading firms in the United States in handling mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions in the middle market.  Our 250 corporate lawyers work seamlessly across multiple disciplines and geographies to help clients tackle complex transactions.  We’re seeking to hire a highly motivated, experienced corporate attorney to join our Buffalo, New York office.  Our Buffalo office offers a unique opportunity to join a collegial culture with a global reach.

Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in working with clients and colleagues on transactions; outstanding judgment; strong communication and writing skills; and be a self-starter with a commitment to client service and business development.  Our opportunity is flexible and open to partner, counsel and associate candidates with relevant experience.  Qualified partner and counsel candidates will have an established practice, and associate candidates will have an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to develop a practice over time.

The ideal candidate will have at least six years of corporate experience working on M&A and other business transactions for private and public companies, and a broad knowledge of general corporate law to work on matters in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and commercial finance transactions. 

NP offers a friendly environment, interesting and sophisticated work 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


employee relations manager

Employee Relations Manager will handle a broad spectrum of employee relations matters and assist the HR Director and Assistant Director with higher-level projects as needed. The focus of this position will be day-to-day employee relations, including conflict resolution, investigations, disciplines, counseling, as well as proactive job performance and/or managerial coaching. This manager will be required to interpret and apply pertinent College policies, procedures and the provisions of several collective bargaining agreements in their work with employees. This position will become a first-point contact for employees and managers by providing leadership, guidance and coaching aligned with the HR office and College’s processes, policies, and mission.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Labor or Industrial Relations, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field, and 2+ years of relevant employee relations experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s or higher-degree preferred.  Experience in public higher education or other public sector labor relations and human resources.

Please apply online to Erie Community College  at  www.ecc.edu/work


business attorney

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 assist in merger & acquisition transactional work, including preparation and negotiation of acquisition agreements, and associated documents and due diligence in connection therewith. The Associate attorney will also advise clients on general corporate and business law issues and compliance matters and be involved in the development and maintenance of client relationships. 

Strong communication and negotiation skills are required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum five years of relevant experience in general business, merger & acquisition transactional work.

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

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


Associate Attorney

Williamsville law firm offering an associate position for qualified candidate to practice in commercial lending, corporate transaction, residential real estate and title examination areas.  Ideal candidate should want a mentor relationship with an experienced attorney, desire significant client contact and have at least 2 years of experience in real property collateral secured transactions.  Communication and organizational skills are critical and candidate must be self-motivated.  Cover letter and resume to be sent to Schop, Powell & Associates c/o Marybeth Clark, Administrator.


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aTTORNEY/pLAINTIFFS' liTIGATION

Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra, PLLC seeks attorney for full time associate position in plaintiff's personal injury practice. At least two (2) years of litigation experience is required. Applicants must have excellent research and writing skills, and be highly motivated. Competitve salary; excellent bonus structure; 401k; and health insurance offered. Insterested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample 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

Niagara Falls based personal injury law firm seeks an associate. Preferred candidate will possess strong research and writing skills. Prior experience in the field of personal injury/civil defense preferred but not required. Position offers opportunity to grow with busy plaintiff's injury practice. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, resume and writing sample to niagarainjuryattorneys@gmail.com.


Request for Proposals

The Corporation Counsel for the City of Niagara Falls, New York seeks assistance with the process involved in updating the City Charter. It is anticipated that this process will involve a review of the various City Charter provisions and applicable local laws; making recommendations regarding obsolete or inconsistent provisions and assisting in the generation of an updated version of the City Charter for future use. This is a temporary assignment to be compensated on an hourly basis with the supervision of the Corporation Counsel’s office. The successful candidate must be an attorney or paralegal familiar with the drafting and preparation of local laws, ordinances and the municipal home rule process.  Proposals should be sent to the attention of Craig H. Johnson, Esq., Corporation Counsel for the City of Niagara Falls, 745 Main Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14302. Proposals received after September 15, 2016 will not be considered.

seeking attorney

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled, or Disadvantaged of Western New York, Inc. (LSED), a nonprofit law firm located in Buffalo, New York seeks an attorney with 0-2 years of experience.  The attorney will handle cases involving landlord/ tenant disputes, evictions, housing code violations, powers of attorney and health care proxies.  We will consider recent graduates, but the candidate must pass the July 2016 bar exam.  Employees of LSED must have access to a vehicle and be available weekends and evenings, as needed.   A step one attorney on our scale starts at $51,381 and we have a generous benefits package, which includes health insurance (with cost sharing). Resume’s accepted until September 30, 2016.  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. 

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

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.


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associate attorney position

The law firm of Hall, Ricketts, Schuller & Gurbacki, P.C. is currently seeking an experienced real estate attorney to practice in the firm’s busy real estate practice.  Must have one to three (1-3) years of real estate experience.  The attorney’s responsibilities will include representation of client’s in residential and commercial real estate transactions, as well as providing representation for lenders.   Candidate must have experience performing title work.  Candidate must be organized, self-motivated, detail orientated, personable and eager to work directly with clients, attorney’s, realtors and lender personnel. 

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Daniel J. Schuller at dschuller@ealawyers.com.


labor & 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.  Qualifiedcandidates 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


Experienced Attorney

The Law Firm of Janice M. Iati, P.C. is currently seeking an attorney to join its civil litigation practice.  A qualified candidate has at least 10 years in the field of insurance defense with jury trial experience.  Effective communication and research skills are vital.  Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample in confidence to Janice Iati, Esq. at jiati@janiceiati.com.  


Associate

The Law Firm of Janice M. Iati, P.C. seeks an associate to handle civil litigation matters with a primary focus on insurance defense.  A successful candidate must possess exceptional research and writing skills.  Two to four years of experience is preferred, as well a strong background in New York civil procedure. Competitive salary package. Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample in confidence to Janice Iati, Esq. at jiati@janiceiati.com.  


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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, including representing clients in family court cases, divorces, debtor-credit issues, discrimination cases, as well as drafting wills, guardianships, and other legal documents.

The job also includes conducting 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, but not required.

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 Apply by September 9, 2016: Send letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to:

Nikole M. Wynn, Esq.
Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. (VLP)
237 Main St., Suite 1000 Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 847‑0662 ext. 315
FAX (716) 847‑0307

or e-mail nwynn@ecbavlp.com


attorney wanted for growing buffalo law firm

Seasoned and results-driven Attorneys will have 3+ years of insurance defense litigation experience, with the proven ability to handle all aspects of a busy litigation practice. The ability to develop, analyze, and negotiate cases at all stages are essential qualities for this position.

Great opportunity to join a growing firm that frequently handles sophisticated litigation cases.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience, but includes a base salary and generous bonus potential.

All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.

Job Requirements
Excellent legal writing, analysis, and drafting skills, and a strong academic record are required. All candidates must be admitted and in good standing with the New York State Bar.

To apply for the position, please email Peggy Koch at pkoch@krgstaffing.comKey Resource Group, LLC considers applicants for all positions without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, citizenship, veteran status, gender expression and/or identity, or any other class protected by federal, state, or local laws. Key Resource Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.


staff attorney for umemployment benefits cases & family court cases

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is seeking an attorney to work with low income clients.

The primary duties will be to work with people that have lost their employment. The job involves direct representation of clients and working with volunteer attorneys that handle cases. The case work includes unemployment insurance benefits (UIB) administrative hearings, UIB appeals, and affirmative wage claim cases.

The secondary duties will be to work with our current Family Court Staff Attorney.  The duties involve handling some Family Court cases and providing back up coordination of our Family Court Help Desk.

Attorney must be admitted to practice in NY.  Fluency in a foreign language is also a plus, but not required.  Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.  Must be comfortable making presentations to groups.

VLP is not for profit corporation that provides free civil legal services to low income people.  VLP is an equal opportunity employer. Excellent benefits. Salary depends upon experience.

Deadline to apply is Monday, September 9, 2016.

Please send letter, resume, and names of 3 references to:
Robert M. Elardo
Executive Director/CEO
Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. (VLP)
237 Main St., Suite 1000
Buffalo, NY 14203
relardo@ecbavlp.com
(716) 847‑0662 ext 312
FAX (716) 847‑0307 


associate attorney position

Suburban Personal Injury Litigation Law Firm seeks a driven and hard working full time Associate Attorney. Must have a minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in personal injury litigation. Candidate must be capable of handling all aspects of case preparation, discovery and litigation. Competitive salary and benefits based on experience. Send resume and cover letter to: Briana Croce, brianacroce@gmail.com


exciting opportunity for an experienced corporate attorney - nixon peabody llp

Nixon Peabody is one of the leading firms in the United States in handling mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions in the middle market.  Our 250 corporate lawyers work seamlessly across multiple disciplines and geographies to help clients tackle complex transactions.  We’re seeking to hire a highly motivated, experienced corporate attorney to join our Buffalo, New York office.  Our Buffalo office offers a unique opportunity to join a collegial culture with a global reach.

Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in working with clients and colleagues on transactions; outstanding judgment; strong communication and writing skills; and be a self-starter with a commitment to client service and business development.  Our opportunity is flexible and open to partner, counsel and associate candidates with relevant experience.  Qualified partner and counsel candidates will have an established practice, and associate candidates will have an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to develop a practice over time.

The ideal candidate will have at least six years of corporate experience working on M&A and other business transactions for private and public companies, and a broad knowledge of general corporate law to work on matters in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and commercial finance transactions. 

NP offers a friendly environment, interesting and sophisticated work 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


seeking associate

Anspach Law is seeking an associate with 1 to 4 years of litigation experience (personal injury preferred).  The candidate should be motivated, hard-working, and resourceful, and should possess strong written and oral communication skills.  The associate will help defend personal injury claims in such fields as nursing home negligence, medical and dental malpractice, and general negligence from inception through trial and on appeal.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and the firm offers a full complement of benefits.  Please e-mail your resume, writing sample, salary requirements and references in confidence to fmelchor@anspachlaw.com.  


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Directory of Litigation and Training

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., (NLS) is a provider of free, grant funded, civil legal services to low-income people with office in Buffalo, Batavia and Niagara Falls. The Director of Litigation and Training is a member of the management team. She/he oversees general quality of litigation undertaken by legal advocates, especially in federal, appellate and other complex litigation. She/he also plans, organizes, and arranges for provision of training for staff. She/he is also responsible for implementation and tracking of impact project in coordination with Supervising Attorneys and staff. The Director of Litigation and Training reports to the Executive Director.
A vehicle is required and the position will support the litigation, staff development and training needs of offices in Buffalo, Batavia and Niagara Falls.  Salary depending on experience.  Please send resumes and a letter of interest to: Sandra Fudala, Office Manager, Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., at sfudala@nls.org . No phone calls please. Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, gay, lesbian, and transgender are all welcome and encouraged to apply. For a complete job description please go to the NLS website at www.nls.org.

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