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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 labor law experience, be able to demonstrate proficiency in research and writing skills, and be able to conduct depositions. 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

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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


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.


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


experienced attorneys

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 1-2 month contract assignment, please submit your resume today!

Job Requirements

·         Juris Doctor

·         Acceptance to the NYS Bar

·         Hardworking with a strong code of ethics

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.


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.

associate attorney

The Associate Attorney handles client cases from the initial client meeting through resolution. We require at least one 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. Candidate must be admitted to practice law in New York State and have a JD from an ABA accredited Law School. Please APPLY HERE


Temporary Attorney - Attorney for Children Unit

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. seeks an ambitious attorney to represent children in Family Court, primarily Article 10, JD and PINS matters. Family Law and trial experience preferred. Admission to New York State Bar required. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to working with children or disabled. Salary is based on experience, up to a biweekly maximum of $2370.19. Reliable transportation required. The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Email cover letter and resume to resume@legalaidbuffalo.org or mail a hard copy to Human Resources, 290 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, NY 14202 as soon as possible.  We will conduct interviews on a rolling basis. 

Attorney

Amherst law firm seeks admitted attorney to handle all aspects of Social Security Disability claims. This position requires intensive interaction with clients. Candidates must be strong writers and should be confident and effective communicators. Prior experience in Social Security law is not required. Experience working in public interest law, or a demonstrated compassion for the poor and disabled is a major plus. Please forward resumes to:  dawn@kennethhiller.com

Associate Attorney

Is it time to further develop your legal career? Or have recent Western New York law firm mergers caused you to question your current position? Consider Colligan Law. We are a Buffalo, NY-based boutique law firm with the motto “Advocates for Business and Community.”

Colligan Law is a growing corporate practice focused on high-growth companies, startups and entrepreneurial representation seeks an attorney with complementary skills. We are driven by strong core values of family, honesty, entrepreneurial spirit, teamwork and fairness.

Our vision is that the Western New York community has an innovative community developing in the business world. The firm has structured its legal services to support and provide services to the growing businesses in the area.

We are seeking a motivated individual who wants to make a difference both in the community and for the companies they service. Candidates should possess the skills to work on a variety of corporate and securities transaction matters. This individual should be a self-starter with the willingness to manage a file from start to finish.

Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence.

Please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration to: Angela M. Heary, CFO, Colligan Law LLP, 12 Fountain Plaza, Suite 600, Buffalo, NY 14202 or aheary@colliganlaw.com.


Assistant Legal Counsel II

The Buffalo Public Schools is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Legal Counsel II.  This is an intermediate position in the fields of state and federal education law, special education, labor and employment law, municipal law and general corporate law practice for the Buffalo City School District.  The incumbent serves as a surrogate to the Legal Counsel and is responsible for representing the School District in Federal and State court and in administrative proceedings.  Duties also include developing and interpreting School District policy.  Supervision of other attorneys may be included as a responsibility of this class, and may occur on certain projects, or in certain subject matter areas, as assigned by the Legal Counsel.  Interested candidates should apply at www.buffaloschools.org/jobs


Assistant Legal Counsel I

The Buffalo Public Schools is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Legal Counsel I. This is an entry-level professional position in the fields of state and federal education law, including special education, labor and employment law, municipal law and general corporate law practice for the Buffalo City School District. The incumbent serves as a surrogate to the Legal Counsel and when required, will represent the School District in Federal and State court in administrative proceedings. Duties also include developing and interpreting School District policy. S/he works under general supervision of the Legal Counsel and will be required to assume direct and independent responsibility for legal matters. Interested candidates should apply at www.buffaloschools.org/jobs.  


Executive Director of labor Relations

The Buffalo Public Schools is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director of Labor Relations. Ideal candidate will plan, conduct and coordinate the work and function of labor negotiations and contract administration for all bargaining units of the Buffalo School District. The incumbent will be responsible for representing the School District and Board of Education in all employee relations matters as well as developing, implementing and administering programs, policies, rules, regulations, and procedures for labor relations and negotiations. Interested candidates should apply at www.buffaloschools.org/jobs

Commercial LItigation Associate - Rochester, NY

Our Commercial Litigation Practice Group is seeking to hire an experienced litigation associate to join our Rochester, NY office.  Qualified candidates will have approximately four to six years of commercial litigation experience.  The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with stellar academic credentials, superb communication and writing skills, a commitment to excellence, and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  New York State Bar admission is required. 
More than a third of Nixon Peabody’s lawyers are litigators.  We have decades of experience representing clients at every level of the judicial system; in international forums; and in mediation, arbitration, and other methods of alternative dispute resolution.  We help our clients manage virtually all forms of disputes, from relatively simple matters to highly complex cases.
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

associate attorney

Suburban law firm seeks an outgoing, energetic attorney with 1-5 years of litigation experience to handle Workers’ Compensation cases in Buffalo.  This opportunity requires a driven competitive litigator who likes the responsibilities of being an associate, but is compensated like a partner with employer 401K matching, along with a health insurance option.  Candidate must be organized, self-motivated, detail orientated, personable and eager to work directly with clients.  Please send resumes to lyndsay@connorsandferris.com


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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.  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 no later than August 22, 2016. The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. values diversity. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.