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Litigation Legal Assistant

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

The Buffalo headquartered law firm of Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is expanding and is currently seeking an experienced Litigation Legal Assistant to join our team.  

Duties include:

  • Providing high quality administrative and legal litigation secretarial support in a timely manner
  • Assist with the preparation of legal documents
  • Client communication

The successful candidate must be able to work in a fast pace environment.  A professional demeanor and team player is essential.

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Great benefits and competitive salary.  Submit resume and salary requirements to:  Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Attn: Susan Ruhland, 1300 Liberty Building, Buffalo, New York   14202 or fax to 716-332-7411 or email to Susanr@hurwitzfine.com

Estates & Trusts Attorney

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., seeks an attorney admitted to practice in New York to join our Estates and Trusts practice group in our Buffalo, New York office on a full-time basis.  Qualified candidates should have at least 3 years of experience in estate planning, including planning for high net worth individuals, business and succession planning, wills and trusts document preparation and estate and trust administration.  Experience or an interest in Elder Law is a plus.  Excellent writing, communication and analytical skills are required. 

Submit resume and writing sample to Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Attn: Susan Ruhland, Director of Human Resources, 1300 Liberty Building, Buffalo, New York   14202 or fax to 716-332-7411 or email to Susanr@hurwitzfine.com

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or qualified applicants for employment based on: race, creed, color, national origin, gender/sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression and sexual orientation), age, disability, marital status, religion, predisposing genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other status prohibited by federal, state or local law. In addition, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. https://www.hurwitzfine.com/about#Diversity

Case Administrator I

U.S. District Court, WDNY

Case Administrators are the “face” of the court to much of the public and attorneys who practice in the Court and help create positive
public impressions about the Judiciary. To learn more about career opportunities in the Judiciary, CLICK HERE to view a brief video. The successful candidate must exhibit the highest standards of excellence and integrity, and display, at all times and to all persons, a courteous, professional and cooperative attitude.

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF attachment by email to applications@nywd.uscourts.gov subject line “Case Administrator I, Reference No. 21-05.” When saving your documents as one PDF, it is important to name the file using only
your firstname_lastname. Only candidates selected for an interview will be notified and must travel at their own expense.

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Important Dates – Application Deadline: 03/15/2021, Position Available: 3/29/2021

Real Estate and Finance Attorney

Hodgson Russ LLP

Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking an attorney to join its Real Estate and Finance practice group in the Firm’s Buffalo, Rochester, or Albany offices. The successful candidate will have at least four years of experience in real estate transactions with a particular emphasis on commercial real estate development, commercial leasing, and real estate investment and financing. Strong academic credentials and excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required.

The practice group regularly counsels clients on the intricacies of commercial real estate acquisitions, financing and leasing matters throughout the country and on behalf of international clients, particularly from Canada. The Firm’s experience includes preparing and negotiating purchase and sale contracts and commercial leases, and advising on real estate brokerage contracts, construction agreements, tax credits and other governmental incentives, environmental matters, real estate issues for mergers and acquisitions and commercial real estate financing.

Please visit our website to submit your resume. https://www.hodgsonruss.com/careers-laterals.html

Staff Attorneys - Family Law Unit/Disability Unit

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

NLS seeks to hire two (2) Staff Attorneys for our Family Law Unit and two (2) Staff Attorneys for our Disability Unit. Staff Attorneys handle all aspects of legal representation including client contact, pleading preparation, research, file maintenance, working with support staff, and hearing and trial work. Attorneys also implement grant and contract requirements through casework and foster pro bono involvement with the private bar.

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To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and at least 3 references to HR@nls.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. No phone calls please.

Staff Paralegals - Public Benefits, Housing, Family Law and Disability Units

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

NLS seeks to hire four (4) Paralegals for our Public Benefits, Housing, Family Law and Disability units. Paralegals are generally responsible for supporting attorneys, counsel and advice, case management, intake, and community education. Must be able to apply laws to facts of presenting cases, aggressively advocate for clients before governmental agencies and represent clients at administrative hearings.

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To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and at least 3 references to HR@nls.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. No phone calls please.

Full-Time Litigation Paralegal

Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC

Burden, Hafner, & Hansen, LLC, located in the Brisbane Building, 403 Main Street, Buffalo, New York has an immediate opening for a full-time litigation paralegal to work in a busy personal injury defense practice. We are seeking a candidate to support the attorneys with the following tasks:   drafting pleadings, reviewing and summarizing medical records, internet research, legal research, document management, and client communications.   Successful candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, and possess the following additional skills: a team player; very detail oriented; a professional demeanor; strong time management and organizational skills; committed ability to independently complete tasks and follow-up; working knowledge and technical proficiency in Office 365; creative; self-motivated; and excellent verbal, writing, computer, and analytical skills. Generous benefit package includes, 401(k), medical insurance, dental insurance, Health Care FSA for eligible medical expenses, and Dependent Care FSA for eligible child care expenses.    Employees may enroll in the Parking and Transportation Expense Reimbursement Accounts, which allows them to pay for out-of-pocket work-related parking and transportation expenses with per-tax dollars. The atmosphere is open and collaborative.  Employees are currently working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.   At least 2 years in experience in personal injury litigation is required.  Please forward your resume and a cover letter to Donna L. Burden at dlb@bhhattorneys.com.  EOE

Full-Time Associate - Civil Defense Litigation Team

Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC

Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC is seeking a full-time associate attorney to join its civil defense litigation team.   The candidate must be admitted to the New York State Bar and possess a minimum of 2 to 5 years of experience in insurance defense litigation.  Experience in the areas of transportation law, labor law, product liability and premises liability are preferred.  Candidates with other experience are encouraged to apply.   Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, have excellent research and writing skills and strong communication skills. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.   Generous benefit package includes,  401(k), medical insurance, dental insurance, cell phone reimbursement, CLE costs, membership dues, Health Care FSA for eligible medical expenses, and Dependent Care FSA for eligible child care expenses.    Employees may enroll in the Parking and Transportation Expense Reimbursement Accounts, which allows them to pay for out-of-pocket work-related parking and transportation expenses with per-tax dollars. The billable hourly requirements are reasonable, and bonuses are available for exceeding the billable hourly requirements.   The atmosphere is open and collaborative.   Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, writing sample and transcript to Donna L. Burden at dlb@bhhattorneys.com.  All submissions will remain confidential.   Burden, Hafner, & Hansen is committed to equal employment opportunity.

Real Estate Paralegal

HoganWillig

HoganWillig, a growing and progressive full-service law firm with approximately 75 employees, including approximately 25 attorneys and recognized as one of “WNY’s Best Places to Work” for the last 11 years, is seeking a full-time real estate paralegal to join our team. Candidate should have a friendly and personable disposition, a high attention to detail, ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. Mortgage experience preferred.

Salary and incentives will be commensurate with education, experience and abilities. Excellent benefits available, including medical insurance, enhanced life and long-term disability, 401(k) with employer match and more. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume and references to hr@hoganwillig.com.

Estate and Elder Law Paralegal

HoganWillig

HoganWillig, a growing and progressive full-service law firm with approximately 75 employees, including approximately 25 attorneys and recognized as one of “WNY’s Best Places to Work” for the last 11 years, is seeking a full-time estate and elder law paralegal to join our team. Candidate should have a friendly and personable disposition, a high attention to detail, ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. Estate and Elder Law experience preferred.

Salary and incentives will be commensurate with education, experience and abilities. Excellent benefits available, including medical insurance, enhanced life and long-term disability, 401(k) with employer match and more. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, transcripts and references to hr@hoganwillig.com.

Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice Attorney

HoganWillig

HoganWillig, an established full-service law firm with approximately 25 attorneys, is seeking an experienced full time Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice attorney to join our ever-growing and thriving team. We are looking for people who want to make their mark in the practice of law.

At HoganWillig, you will find a firm that cultivates your professional and personal goals through:

  • Competitive benefits and compensation package
  • Sophisticated technological infrastructure
  • Supportive, diverse and inclusive culture

We are committed to hiring, training, mentoring and retaining the finest people who bring the right balance of professional skills and personal qualities that exemplify the HoganWillig Advantage.

Candidates should have at least one year of experience handling personal injury and/or medical malpractice matters. Must have a strong work ethic and a strong academic background.

Interested candidates should email their cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript to hr@hoganwillig.com.

Corporate/Business Attorney

HoganWillig

HoganWillig, an established full-service law firm with approximately 25 attorneys, is seeking an experienced full time Corporate/Business attorney to join our ever-growing and thriving team. We are looking for people who want to make their mark in the practice of law.

At HoganWillig, you will find a firm that cultivates your professional and personal goals through:

  • Competitive benefits and compensation package
  • Sophisticated technological infrastructure
  • Supportive, diverse and inclusive culture

We are committed to hiring, training, mentoring and retaining the finest people who bring the right balance of professional skills and personal qualities that exemplify the HoganWillig Advantage.

Candidates should have at least one year of experience in business and corporate formation along with other business law related matters.  Must have a strong work ethic and a strong academic background.

Interested candidates should email their cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript to hr@hoganwillig.com.

Associate Attorney

Chelus, Herdzik, Speyer & Monte, P.C.

Chelus, Herdzik, Speyer & Monte, P.C. is expanding its civil litigation department. We are looking for an attorney who was recently admitted with up to four years of experience.  Candidate must be an effective communicator with outstanding writing skills.  Competitive salary, benefits package and generous bonus structure.  The firm encourages and rewards the development of personal business in all areas of law. 

Email resume and writing sample to Thomas Speyer at tspeyer@cheluslaw.com

Corporate Attorney - Business Litigation

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is actively seeking a lateral partner with at least 10 years of experience to join its Business Litigation practice. We are seeking a lawyer with a portable book of business and a demonstrated desire and ability to produce business to expand our diverse business and complex litigation practice. All candidates must have substantial experience in business litigation, which may include but is not limited to business dissolution, UCC matters, contract disputes, shareholder actions, and class actions, as well as experience in trying cases, handling appeals, and handling matters as first chair in the Commercial Division and federal court. Experience in arbitration and mediation is a plus. We are looking for a lawyer with a willingness to work in a team environment, who is collaborative, creative, and client oriented.

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. has a state-wide practice and is open to remote work opportunities outside of the Western New York region.

Please submit your resume, cover letter and writing sample to:  Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Attn: Susan Ruhland, Director of Human Resources, 1300 Liberty Building, Buffalo, New York   14202 or fax to 716-332-7411 or email to Susanr@hurwitzfine.com

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or qualified applicants for employment based on: race, creed, color, national origin, gender/sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression and sexual orientation), age, disability, marital status, religion, predisposing genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other status prohibited by federal, state or local law. In addition, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. https://www.hurwitzfine.com/about#Diversity

Corporate Attorney - Business Services

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is seeking a lateral partner with at least 10 years of experience to join its Business Services practice. The ideal candidate will have a portable and growing book of business with a history of production and the ability and motivation to expand a diverse business/transactional practice. Experience in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including business formation and restructuring, commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions is required. The attorney will also advise clients on general business law issues and regulatory compliance matters, and the candidate should be skilled at developing and following through on strategies to successfully advise clients on diverse and complex matters.

While the firm is seeking a candidate for its Buffalo office, the firm is open to remote work opportunities outside of the Western New York region.

Please submit your resume, cover letter and writing sample to:  Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Attn: Susan Ruhland, Director of Human Resources, 1300 Liberty Building, Buffalo, New York   14202 or fax to 716-332-7411 or email to Susanr@hurwitzfine.com

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or qualified applicants for employment based on: race, creed, color, national origin, gender/sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression and sexual orientation), age, disability, marital status, religion, predisposing genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other status prohibited by federal, state or local law. In addition, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. https://www.hurwitzfine.com/about#Diversity

Insurance Coverage Attorney

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., seeks an attorney admitted to practice in New York to join our insurance coverage practice group in our Buffalo, New York office on a full time basis.  Qualified candidates should have at least 3 years of experience in insurance policy analysis and/or insurance related litigation.  Excellent writing, communication and analytical skills are required. 

Submit resume and writing sample to Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Attn: Susan Ruhland, Director of Human Resources, 1300 Liberty Building, Buffalo, New York   14202 or fax to 716-332-7411 or email to Susanr@hurwitzfine.com.

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or qualified applicants for employment based on: race, creed, color, national origin, gender/sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression and sexual orientation), age, disability, marital status, religion, predisposing genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other status prohibited by federal, state or local law. In addition, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. https://www.hurwitzfine.com/about#Diversity

Associate Attorney

Connors & Ferris, LLP

Associate Attorney – Busy law firm seeks an outgoing, energetic attorney with 1-5 years of litigation experience to handle Workers’ Compensation and Social Security cases.  This opportunity requires a driven competitive litigator who must be well organized, self-motivated, detail orientated, personable and eager to work directly with clients.  Please send resumes to lyndsay@connorsandferris.com.

Managing Attorney - Criminal Defense Unit

Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc.

The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo seeks to provide access to justice and due process to the most vulnerable individuals, children and families in the Western New York community through quality legal representation and assistance. 

Definition:  Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and Criminal Defense Unit (“CDU”) Chief Attorney, the Managing Attorney performs a variety of direct defense, administrative and supervisory activities in the area of criminal law; predominantly the defense of indigent persons in Buffalo City Court, Erie County and Supreme Court and any other Court where the Criminal Defense Unit practices, or may in the future practice.

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Please send your cover letter, at least three (3) references and resume to resume@legalaidbuffalo.org or The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc., Attention: Human Resources, 290 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, NY 14202 by March 1, 2021.

Commercial Litigation Attorney

Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is seeking an attorney for its Buffalo office with three to five years of experience in commercial litigation to join our growing firm as part of its sophisticated litigation practice group. This position requires excellent legal research and writing skills as well as experience in appeals, motion practice, depositions, document production, counseling clients and court appearances. Please send a current resume and letter of application to hrbsk@bsk.com. We are an EEO Employer.

Full-Time Associate Attorney

Greco Trapp, PLLC

Greco Trapp, PLLC is seeking a full-time associate with 1-5 years’ experience in litigation, with an interest in representing plaintiffs in employment and other matters.  Qualified candidates should submit a resume and writing sample to the firm at 14 Lafayette Square, Suite 1700, Buffalo, New York 14203 or by fax to 716-856-5801 or electronically to cgtrapp@grecolawyers.com.  Candidates should possess excellent research, writing, communication, and analytical skills.  This is an excellent opportunity to make a positive difference in the field of law and to assist individuals on a personal level in a collaborative and busy environment. 

Full-Time Associate Attorney

Hamberger & Weiss LLP

Hamberger & Weiss LLP is seeking applicants for a full-time associate attorney position in their Buffalo and Rochester offices.  Applicants should be already admitted to the New York State Bar. The practice is focused on New York state workers’ compensation and related insurance defense matters. Attorneys will attend virtual hearings before the Workers’ Compensation Board, handle litigation with testimony of injured workers and employer witnesses, conduct medical depositions, prepare briefs, appeals and settlement documents. Please forward a cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to Mr. F. Daniel Bowers at dbowers@hwcomp.com.

Staff Attorney - Immigration Program

ECBA VLP

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is seeking a fulltime attorney to join its Immigration Program, in Buffalo, NY. Immigration work handled by our Buffalo Office includes representation of immigrant victims of crime, refugees and asylum seekers, unaccompanied minors, and other low-income individuals in need of immigration assistance.

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TO APPLY: Please send a resume, a cover letter clearly explaining your interest and qualifications. Include contact information for 3 references and send your materials to: Emma Buckthal, Director of Immigration Program, ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. at ebuckthal@ecbavlp.com We will be accepting applications until the position is filled.

Associate Attorney - Insurance Defense

Bennett Schechter Arcuri & Will LLP

Bennett Schechter Arcuri & Will LLP (www.bsawlaw.com) is growing. We are seeking to add an associate attorney to join the Insurance Defense practice group. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and communication skills. The position includes health insurance benefits, and 401k. The associate will be involved in the representation of insurance companies, retail businesses, and national transportation carriers in the defense of litigation claims throughout New York State, and will work directly with the litigation partners. Only attorneys admitted to practice in New York with three years relevant experience will be considered. Please send resume directly to Joel Schechter at jschechter@bsawlaw.com.

Real Estate Attorney/Title Examiner

Chicago Title/Fidelity National Financial

The Buffalo Office is seeking to grow it’s team of underwriters by adding a real estate attorney.  This individual should have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in the real estate industry.  They should enjoy working in a team environment.  A Title Examiner will be responsible to provide accurate and professional title commitments, maintain high level of productivity and products, assess risk and liabilities in accordance with policy provisions, and provide title opinions based on the facts and documentation. Work closely with the customer to meet time requirements for options, and assist with answering questions.  Prepare an accurate and compressive title commitment in accordance with company examining and policy procedures.  All inquiries will remain confidential.  Please, submit resume to Carmen Polito at politoc@ctt.com.

Commercial Litigation Attorney

Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC

Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham is a law firm driven by forward-thinking attorneys who embrace our clients’ enterprising spirit. We are committed to excellence in the practice of law and we value collaborative, human working relationships with people who share our optimism and energy. Our team takes an innovative approach, creatively looking at every challenge from every angle to reveal opportunities for our clients and our employees.

As our firm continues to grow, we are seeking a driven Commercial/Business litigator with minimum three years’ experience and who thrives in an innovative environment.

Our generous benefits package, including health insurance, 401k match, in-house CLE credits, potential for bonus, individual mentoring program, and a business casual dress code are just some of the reasons why we are consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work by Buffalo’s Business First.

The ideal candidate is a detailed-oriented attorney who can handle files independently, manage client expectations, and thrive in a collaborative, team-focused environment, if this sounds like you, let’s talk. Email your resume to careers@ruppbaase.com.

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, or domestic violence victim status.

Litigation Attorney

Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC

Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham is a law firm driven by forward-thinking attorneys who embrace our clients’ enterprising spirit.  We are committed to excellence in the practice of law and we value collaborative, human working relationships with people who share our optimism and energy.  Our team takes an innovative approach, creatively looking at every challenge from every angle to reveal opportunities for our clients and our employees. 

Our property-litigation practice group seeks an attorney with 0-3 years of experience to practice in our Buffalo office in the area of property litigation, subrogation, and antitrust matters.  The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent research and writing skills and must have a desire to work in a fast-paced environment.

Candidate should (1) have a strong work ethic; (2) be well organized; (3) demonstrate a willingness to litigate; (4) be a good communicator; and (5) possess an interest in investigating and litigating arson and other fraudulent insurance claims. 

Candidate should be familiar with all phases of discovery, and also will be exposed to preparing dispositive motions, conducting examinations under oath and depositions, and conducting extensive document review in sophisticated commercial litigation. 

Applicants should be ambitious, hard-working, self-motivated, and confident. 

Our generous benefits package, including health insurance, 401k match, in-house CLE credits, potential for bonus, individual mentoring program, and a business casual dress code are just some of the reasons why we are consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work by Buffalo’s Business First.

If this collaborative culture sounds energizing to you email resume, cover letter, and writing sample in confidence to cercone@ruppbaase.com

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, or domestic violence victim status.

Human Resources Specialist (Full Time)

U.S. District Court, WDNY

Overview
Human resources professionals provide frontline services to the Court and workforce. CLICK HERE to view a brief video about
human resources professionals working in the Courts.

Click here for full job description/application information. 

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF attachment by email to applications@nywd.uscourts.gov subject line “Human Resources Specialist, Reference No. 21-04.” When saving your documents as one PDF, it is important to name the file using only your firstname_lastname. Only candidates selected for an interview will be notified and must travel at their own expense.

Important Dates
Application Deadline: 03/15/2021
Position Available: 04/12/2021

Auto and General Liability Associate Counsel

Law Offices of John Wallace/Travelers Insurance

Travelers, a market leader in the Property/Casualty Insurance Industry, has an opportunity in its Buffalo Staff Counsel Office (The Law Offices of John Wallace) for an associate counsel to handle Auto and General Liability cases.  Requires an active license, in good standing, to practice law in New York.  Must be a graduate from an accredited law school.  Insurance / personal injury litigation experience, strong and persuasive legal writing and oral advocacy skills and a demonstrated ability work collaboratively with team members and others desirable.  Very competitive base salary, outstanding benefits package and a great working environment.  

To apply, and for more details, please use the following link: https://travelers.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/NY—Buffalo/Auto-and-General-Liability-Associate-Counsel_R-5478?&source=S0496

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer and invites culturally diverse applicants to join our team.

Associate Attorney

Liberty Mutual Insurance

At Liberty Mutual, we’re committed to delivering exceptional legal services to our customers around the world, working to uphold and protect our policyholders’ rights and positively impacting our business. As an Assistant Field Counsel at Liberty Mutual, you’ll join a diverse team that values a healthy work/life balance, and you’ll enjoy benefits that include eligible performance bonuses, 20 days of flexible time off each year, personal holidays, a pension plan and a 401(k) plan with matching contributions. If you’re looking for a place to build a long-term career while making a positive difference—with no travel required or personal legal appearances—consider joining our legal team.

We encourage you to apply and bring your expertise if you’re a:

  • Collaborative teammate: You’ll provide remote legal support and expertise to trial attorneys across the country as they represent Liberty Mutual and our policyholders in civil litigation and workers’ compensation matters.
  • Strategic partner: Following our litigation protocols, you will work with the local trial attorney to develop appropriate legal strategies for all stages of litigation and share them with claims representatives and policyholders.
  • Detail-oriented thinker: Leaving no stone unturned, you’ll research applicable laws and conduct appropriate written discovery as needed.
  • Effective communicator: You’ll develop and render clear, unambiguous legal opinions and strategies, and draft legal documents including pleadings and motions.

Click here for additional job description/application information. 

Intellectual Property Attorney

Hodgson Russ, LLP

Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking an attorney or a patent agent to join its Intellectual Property practice group in the firm’s Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Hackensack, NJ, or Palm Beach, FL office. The successful candidate will have at least one year of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications and a degree in Electrical Engineering. Admittance or eligibility to practice before the USPTO is required. Strong academic credentials and excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required. Software development experience is desirable.

Please visit our website to submit your resume. https://www.hodgsonruss.com/careers-laterals.html

Paralegal

The Law Office of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC

Well established firm with active consumer rights practice is searching for a competent Paralegal who enjoys doing detective work, working with clients to obtain information, reviewing laws around consumer rights, and helping determine whether cases can be made. Chosen candidate will enjoy, not avoid, high volume of phone calls and gathering documents to put arguments together. We are in search of an independent thinker who enjoys cleverly looking outside the box. We are highly motivated to represent consumers against companies that would abuse them and are looking for someone with longing to dish out justice to join our team in working for consumers! Our firm is highly collaborative, and the selected candidate will work with and learn from a variety of fun and smart consumer rights gurus in an environment of learning and idea sharing.

Requirements:
Must have an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies and/or at least 1 year of experience.

The Law Office of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC is committed to equal employment opportunity and encourages diversity in our workplace. We will not discriminate against employees or qualified applicants for employment based on: race, creed, color, national origin, gender/sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression and sexual orientation), age, disability, marital status, religion, predisposing genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other status prohibited by federal, state or local law. In addition, the Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Compensation is highly competitive with excellent benefits package.

Apply Today! Please forward cover letter and resume to resume@kennethhiller.com

Intake/Customer Service Clerk

United States District Court, WDNY

Overview
Intake/Customer Service Clerks are the “face” of the Court to much of the public and attorneys who practice in the Court and help create
positive public impressions about the Judiciary. CLICK HERE to view a brief video about Judiciary court administration and services
careers. The successful candidate must exhibit the highest standards of excellence and integrity, and display, at all times and to all persons, a courteous, professional and cooperative attitude.

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF attachment by email to applications@nywd.uscourts.gov, subject line “Intake/Customer Service Clerk, Reference No. 21-03.” When saving your documents as one PDF, it is important to name the file using
only your firstname_lastname. Only candidates selected for an interview will be notified and must travel at their own expense.

Click here for additional information about the position

Important Dates
Position Available: 03/29/2021
Application Deadline: 02/26/2021

Workers Compensation Attorney

Ramos & Ramos

Our firm is seeking an attorney to expand our Worker’s Compensation department in our downtown Buffalo office!  No previous experience required.  401k (immediate vesting), low deductible and low premium health insurance, PTO, dental program, vision, company paid parking.  Send resume with salary requirements to coni@ramosandramos.com.  All resumes will be held in confidence.

Request for Proposals, Professional Legal Services Contracts - Court Reporting Services

The Town Attorney for the Town of Amherst (Town)

The Town Attorney for the Town of Amherst (Town) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) for stenographic firms to provide court reporting services for depositions and hearings conducted under General Municipal Law §50-h.  The Town will only accept proposals for these types of services.  Each proposal will be ranked according to the criteria list set forth in the issued RFP.  Top ranking candidates will be awarded a contract with the Town on an as-needed basis for the scope of services outlined in the issued RFP.  The initial term will be two (2) years with one (1) option to extend for two (2) additional years.  The Town Attorney’s office cannot guarantee an amount of work to any selected firm. 

Copies of the complete Request for Proposals may be obtained from the Town’s website at www.amherst.ny.us or by sending an e-mail request to nburroughs@amherst.ny.us with the subject line ‘Request For RFP – Court Reporting Services.’

Responses should be submitted via e-mail in the manner detailed in the issued RFP no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 5, 2021. Click here to view RFP.

Full-Time Real Estate Paralegal

Law Office of Ralph C. Lorigo

General Practice law firm, Law Office of Ralph C. Lorigo, located in West Seneca, New York (only 15 minutes from Downtown Buffalo and three minutes off Thruway) is looking for a full time Real Estate Paralegal.  Experience Required.  Must have good attention to detail, ability to multi-task, be familiar with real estate transfer documents and mortgage documents, be familiar with preparation of closing statements and loan closing disclosures, proficient in Microsoft Word, must be able to work directly with clients and have a willingness to learn.  Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to rlorigo@lorigo.com

Associate Attorney

Ward & Kutzuba PLLC

WARD & KUTZUBA PLLC, an established Law Office for over 35 years, is seeking an Associate Attorney to add to our team. The successful candidate will be experienced in the field of all aspects of residential and commercial real estate as well as estate planning. This opportunity is ideal for a professional who is looking to start as an Associate Attorney with the ultimate objective of continuing the practice beyond the retirement of the current Managing Partner.

This position has the potential for a highly rewarding, life long career. The appreciation of the benefits, limitations, and challenges of living and working in a small town is essential.

Please forward your resume with cover letter via mail or email to:
WARD & KUTZUBA PLLC, Attorney Robert H. Kutzuba, P.O. Box 321, 364 Main Street, Arcade, New York 14009, wardkutz@aol.com
www.wardkutzuba.com

Deputy Director

ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. (VLP) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Director.  VLP has a staff of over 40 split between our Buffalo and Batavia offices. 

VLP is a mixed model civil legal services program that coordinates services by pro bono attorneys and provides direct representation by our staff. The Buffalo office handles a wide variety of civil legal services, with a focus on involving pro bono lawyers in the delivery of our services to clients. The Batavia office currently handles only immigration law work. The Deputy Director works primarily out of the Buffalo office.

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TO APPLY: Please send a resume with a cover letter clearly explaining your interest and qualifications. Include contact information for 3 references and send your materials to: Gretchen Gonzalez, ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. at ggonzalez@ecbavlp.com. Please apply by March 1, 2021.

Wealth Strategist

Wilmington Trust

Attracts, deepens and broadens relationships with qualified wealth clients and prospects as a member of Emerald Advisory Services, the Bank’s top-tier wealth planning offering.  Collaborate with other wealth management team members and partners such as Wealth Advisors and Investment Advisors along with and other Emerald Advisory Services planning specialists to identify, evaluate, implement and administer wealth management strategies, tactics and solutions.  Serves as subject matter expert for fiduciary issues.    May serve as primary point of contact for the client or prospect at times during the relationship.

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Associate General Counsel

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Department:
General Counsel & Compliance
Time Type:
Full time
Weekly Hours:
40
Shift:
First Shift (United States of America)

Assists the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel in the provision of a broad range of legal services to support the clinical and research missions of Roswell Park. Reviews and negotiates a wide variety of contracts to ensure compliance with applicable statutes, regulations and Roswell Park policy, including purchase agreements, service agreements, consulting agreements, affiliation agreements, managed care contracts, research agreements and software license agreements. Assists with health care transactions and the investigation and mitigation of compliance issues. Assists with litigation matters, including employment discrimination charges. Interfaces with management of various clinical, research and administrative departments. Provides timely legal guidance to facilitate Roswell Park objectives and support operations while minimizing potential legal risk and exposure. Maintains knowledge of general health laws to support legal practice, including anti-kickback, fraud and abuse, physician self-referral and privacy and security. Performs other legal tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:
Required Education and Experience

License Requirement
J.D. degree from an accredited U.S. law school and admitted to practice law by the State of New York Bar.
Education and Experience
Four (4) years of full-time responsible private practice or in-house legal experience, including general corporate and/or business related matters.

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Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

Prestigious Buffalo, NY based Law Firm seeks attorney to join our Commercial Litigation Department.

We are looking for an associate with 2-5 years of experience.  Ideal candidate will have existing business and commercial litigation experience.  Must be licensed to practice in NY.  Candidates must be highly motivated and possess excellent academic credentials along with superior communication skills.  

The attorney hired for this position will work directly with partners and other associates on a variety of commercial litigation and business dispute resolution matters.  Responsibilities include: research and writing, drafting and arguing complex motions, witness preparation, taking depositions, preparing discovery, and assistance in bringing cases through trial or arbitration.

We are a dynamic firm with a comprehensive client focus & a reputation for our commitment to excellence.  We value collegiality among our lawyers and strive to make our practice rewarding.

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria offers a competitive compensation and benefit package. Submit your resume and cover letter with references and salary requirements to: HR Manager, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP, 42 Delaware Ave, Suite 120, Buffalo, NY  14202 or email: hrdept@lglaw.com

Associate Attorney

Colligan Law

As Colligan Law LLP continues to grow our leadership position in the Buffalo Startup Community, our Business Transactions practice group finds a need for an associate with 1 – 3 years’ experience. Our growth has caused Buffalo Business First to rank Colligan Law as a Fast Track Company four years in a row.

The ideal candidate should be an excellent communicator and should possess current experience with sophisticated transactions and business representation. Candidates with securities law experience will be given preference. Applicants should be ambitious, hard-working, self-motivated, and confident. Our generous benefits package includes health and dental insurance, 401k contribution, and formula based and discretionary bonuses.

We are a values based law firm, committed to being family friendly, entrepreneurial, honest and fair. We pride ourselves on being advocates for business and community and actively encourage and support community service by our associates.

If this collaborative, innovative culture sounds energizing to you please submit your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to aheary@colliganlaw.com.  Resume submissions and discussions with our firm will be held in the strictest confidence.

Full-Time Attorney - Medical-Legal Unit

Center for Elder Law & Justice

Manage an on-site legal center at Buffalo General Medical Center; provide direct civil legal services to patient-clients. Practice areas include but are not limited to housing, consumer, substituted decision making matters, elder law, and public benefits. Consult and train medical providers to identify common legal issues, and develop collaborative working relationships with key Kaleida administrators, physicians, nurses and medical staff.

Work closely with health care providers and Kaleida’s general counsel to address complex and intractable problems facing hospital patients. Handle legal issues that are largely linked to elder law, including housing matters, employment, healthcare, and end of life planning. Maintaining strong relationships with hospital staff and general counsel is essential.

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To Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to Rachel Haseley, HR Director Rhaseley@elderjusticeny.org

Trial Attorney

The Advantage Company

The Advantage Co is now looking for an experienced trial lawyer to partner within the development of Advantage Legal & Fiduciary. The managing partner of AL&F will receive fully vested equity in AL&F as well as 100% ownership of their own law practice. Their independent PLLC will receive an annual retainer fee from AL&F of $200k to $300k per year [depending on trial experience] as their base compensation.

The interview process is currently underway, and we are confident that we will be able to launch AL&F with our new managing partner no later than March 1, 2020, so a decision must be made with the next two weeks. For more information please email Tracy Allen, HR Director, at 716.866.6425 or tracy@advantage.com.

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Real Estate Associate

Nixon Peabody, LLP

Nixon Peabody’s Real Estate Group is seeking to hire an associate to join our Rochester office. We are seeking an associate with approximately two to four years of experience working on sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. Qualified candidates will have experience representing buyers and sellers of commercial, retail and industrial properties and landlords and tenants. The ideal candidate will have experience focusing on one or more of the following areas: real estate acquisitions, disposition and financing transactions, commercial leasing, real estate development, construction contracts, zoning and land use.  Please apply directly at www.nixonpeabody.com/careers

Real Estate Attorney

Nixon Peabody, LLP

Nixon Peabody’s Real Estate Group is seeking to hire an attorney with at least five years of experience to join our Rochester office. This position can be on partnership track, or off-track.  We are flexible for the right candidate.  Qualified candidates will have experience working on sophisticated real estate transactions representing buyers and sellers of commercial, retail and industrial properties and landlords and tenants. The ideal candidate will have experience focusing on one or more of the following areas: real estate acquisitions, disposition and financing transactions, commercial leasing, real estate development, construction contracts, zoning and land use.  Please apply directly at www.nixonpeabody.com/careers

Corporate Associate

Nixon Peabody, LLP

Nixon Peabody’s Corporate Practice Group is seeking to hire a junior associate to join our Rochester office.  The ideal candidate will have two to four years of experience working on complex mergers and acquisitions, other major business transactions, and complicated commercial contracts.  Preferably, a candidate will have industry knowledge in the food and beverage, and technology sectors.  Candidates will need to be comfortable interacting with sophisticated clients and their accounting and financial advisors.  Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters who work well both in teams and independently, and will have superb judgement and communication skills, a commitment to excellence, a stellar work ethic, admirable academic credentials, an aptitude for client development/management and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment.   Please apply directly at www.nixonpeabody.com/careers

Full Time Real Estate Paralegal

Cole, Sorrentino, Hurley, Hewner and Gambino, P.C.

General Practice Law Firm, Cole, Sorrentino, Hurley, Hewner and Gambino, P.C. in Downtown Buffalo is looking for a full time Real Estate Paralegal. Experience Preferred. Must have good attention to detail, ability to multi task, be proficient in Microsoft Office, and have a willingness to learn. Employer will provide health insurance if needed and will pay for parking. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to rcole@cole-sorrentino.com.

Job Type: Full-time

Assistant District Attorney

The Office of the Genesee County District Attorney

An Assistant District Attorney position has become available in Genesee County. Starting salary of $73,044 – $92,400 depending on experience, plus excellent benefits including health insurance and New York State Pension.

The Office of the Genesee County District Attorney is seeking experienced candidates to fill an Assistant District Attorney position. New York State Bar admission is required. Preference will be given to candidates with significant criminal litigation experience.

Applicants should possess superior communication skills, have strong research and writing abilities, demonstrate positive interpersonal and professional skills and must exhibit the ability to work with other attorneys, staff, and the courts in a professional manner.

Interested candidates will need to submit a cover letter, Genesee County Civil Service application and resume to: Lawrence Friedman, District Attorney, County Courts Facility, 1 West Main Street, Batavia, N.Y. 14020 or by email to Lawrence.Friedman@co.genesee.ny.us

The link below will take interested candidates to the civil service application: http://www.co.genesee.ny.us/departments/humanresources/index.php  

Senior Staff Attorney: Immigration Program - Removal Defense

ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is seeking a full-time Senior Staff Attorney to join its Immigration Program, in their Batavia, NY office. This office handles work under the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) contract at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia, and some WNY county jails which hold immigrant women. This is a public defender model program where we represent all low income detained people that are facing deportation and are not otherwise represented.

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TO APPLY: Please send a resume, a cover letter clearly explaining your interest and qualifications. Include contact information for 3 references and send your materials to: Brenda Cisneros, Supervising Attorney, ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. at bcisneros@ecbavlp.com.

Injury Attorney

William Mattar, P.C. - Buffalo, Rochester or Syracuse

We are seeking Attorneys with different levels of experience to handle client cases from the initial client meeting through resolution.

WE HAVE BEEN HONORED BY:
AVVO Top Rated Lawyer 2020
America’s Most Honored Professionals Top 5% 2020
BEST Companies to work for in 2017, 2018, & 2019
Top 100 verdicts in New York in 2016
One of the top 25 MVA 2016 verdicts in NY

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Positions at different levels of experience are available. 1-5, 5- 10, and 10 + years in a personal injury law firm or in the insurance industry handling personal injury claims. 

TO APPLY, Please use link provided: https://www.williammattar.com/attorneyjobopenings/

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