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Corporate Attorney

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., one of the 10 largest and fastest growing law firms in Buffalo, is seeking an Associate Attorney for our Business Services Group.  Join a team that works on some of the most innovative projects in WNY and provides business counsel and services to a broad range of clients, including small to mid-size businesses, non-profits and governmental organizations.  We are committed to growing our firm with high caliber attorneys, and offer competitive benefits, a diverse environment, mentorship and growth opportunities, and encourage active community involvement.  The successful candidate for this position will have strong academic credentials, excellent oral and written communication skills, and would enjoy working in an energetic team environment.  A minimum of two years of experience working in a corporate law practice setting is preferred.

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/Diversity

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.

Public Finance Attorney

Hodgson Russ LLP

Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking an attorney to join its Public Finance practice in the firm’s Albany office. The successful candidate will have at least two years of experience in one or more of the following areas: tax-exempt financings as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and/or borrower’s counsel, tax law, municipal law and commercial finance.  Strong academic credentials and excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required.

Please visit our website to submit your resume, cover letter, and transcripts. www.hodgsonruss.com/careers-laterals.html

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/

Senior Trial Attorney

Defense Law Firm

Well established defense law firm seeks a senior trial attorney to handle all aspects of civil litigation up through and  including trial. Applicant must have significant trial experience.   Salary based upon experience and generous benefits package is available.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample.  All submissions will be kept confidential.      

Please submit resumes to: mkohlbacher@eriebar.org. Resumes will be forwarded to the firm upon receipt. 

Associate Attorney

Connors & Ferris

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, must be well organized, self-motivated, detail orientated, personable and eager to work directly with clients.  Compensation package includes employer 401K contribution and health insurance option.  Please send resumes to lyndsay@connorsandferris.com.

Staff Attorney: Immigration Program - Removal Defense

ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is seeking a fulltime 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.

Click here for additional job description and application information.

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.

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.

Click here for additional job description and application information.

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.

Attorney

Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC

Busy Amherst law firm seeks to hire an attorney to handle Veterans Disability cases. This position requires intensive interaction with clients. Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills.

Please forward resume to resume@kennethhiller.com.

Procurement Specialist I (Full-Time, Permanent)

U.S. District Court, WDNY

The Procurement Specialist performs and coordinates administrative, technical, and professional work to ensure that the
Court is supplied with the materials, equipment, and services required to function optimally. 

Candidates must demonstrate an ability to multitask and prioritize work assignments; superior oral and written communications skills; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; strong customer service skills; personal integrity and exceptional judgment; and a professional demeanor and appearance appropriate in a Court environment.

Position Available: 10/06/2020
Application Deadline: 10/27/2020

Click here for additional job description and application information. 

Workers Compensation Attorney

Ramos & Ramos

We are expanding our Worker’s Compensation department in our downtown Buffalo office!  Our firm is seeking an attorney who has some experience in Workers Compensation.  401k (immediate vesting), low deductible health insurance, PTO, dental program, free parking.  Send resume with salary requirements to coni@ramosandramos.com.  All resumes will be held in confidence.

Real Estate Attorney

Nixon Peabody, LLP

At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, professional, personal, and other backgrounds. Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Our Real Estate Group is seeking to hire an associate to join our Rochester office.

We are seeking an associate with four to five 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 a minimum of four years of real estate experience with a focus on one or more of the following areas: real estate acquisitions, disposition and financing transactions, commercial leasing, real estate development, construction contracts, zoning and permitting land use.

Qualified candidates will have stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills and a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Nixon Peabody’s Real Estate attorneys help clients structure, negotiate and close complicated real estate and construction transactions with future-focused, business-grounded advice and practical solutions. Our team helps clients maximize and manage their institutional real estate properties and transform development and land use challenges into success stories. To apply, visit: https://www.nixonpeabody.com/careers

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead and share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking.

Environmental Attorney

Nixon Peabody, LLP

At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, professional, personal, and other backgrounds.  Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Our Environmental practice is seeking to hire an experienced attorney to join our Albany or Rochester office.

The ideal candidate will have at least six years of experience in environmental law, with a focus on the Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act (including their state counterparts), and/or renewable energy development.  Qualified candidates 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. 

Nixon Peabody’s Environmental practice offers its clients a unique blend of legal counseling and representation supported by in-house engineering and scientific professionals. We have experience in all substantive areas of environmental law and can help our clients address the full spectrum of their environmental needs. To learn more about our team, please visit:  http://www.nixonpeabody.com/environmental. To apply, visit: https://www.nixonpeabody.com/careers

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead. To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking. We’re investing in our people and making them successful across the firm. Our Albany and Rochester offices also offer lawyers a sought after and differentiating environment to grow a practice and a family. These regions provide major market quality of life without major market costs, making them an ideal destination for talented people and innovative companies.

ERISA/Employee Benefits Attorney

Nixon Peabody, LLP - Any U.S. Office

At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, professional, personal, and other backgrounds.  Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

We are seeking to hire an Associate or Counsel for the nationwide Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Team.  Location is flexible. 

The ideal candidate will have at least four years of experience in ERISA and employee benefits counseling, focusing on issues related to retirement plans, health and welfare plans and executive compensation programs for both private and public businesses. Plan administration background a plus.

NP’s full service Employee Benefits Team delivers creative, specialized and real-world solutions to our clients. Our Employee Benefits team makes compliance simple, designing employee benefit plans that give our clients a competitive edge while keeping them in step with the law.

Qualified candidates 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. To apply visit: https://www.nixonpeabody.com/careers

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead.  To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking.

Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority/ Sexual Orientation / Veteran.

Deputy Counsel

BestSelf Behavioral Health

BestSelf Behavioral Health is seeking a Deputy Counsel to provide legal services and support to the agency and its related affiliates. Applicants must have a J.D. from an American Bar Association accredited law school, at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified in job posting located on our website, and be a member of NY State Bar. Please submit an application by visiting our website www.BestSelfWNY.org.

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 4 – 6 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.

Workers' Compensation/SSD Attorney

Collins & Collins Attorneys, LLC

Collins & Collins Attorneys, LLC. seeks to hire a full-time attorney with 1-5 years of experience in handling Workers’ Compensation cases from inception to conclusion. The ideal candidate has experience with SSD cases, is well organized, self-motivated, detail orientated, personable and eager to work directly with clients. Some statewide travel will be required. The position includes a competitive compensation package with health insurance benefits. Please send resumes to Angelica McNally at amcnally@collinscollins.com. All submissions will be kept confidential.

RFP-Professional Legal Services Contract: General Civil and Commercial Litigation

Town of Amherst (Town)

The Town of Amherst (Town) is requesting proposals (RFP) from qualified individuals and firms to provide legal services for general civil litigation (i.e. not tort and other insurable claims), including appeals. Using this RFP, the Town intends to establish a pool of attorneys who will be available to provide legal services as needed during the contract term. One or more individual/firms may be selected to provide services. If selected, a retainer agreement will be requested at a compensation rate agreed upon.  The subject matter of such litigation includes all aspects of said proceedings.  Counsel will have a close working relationship with the Town Attorney’s Office.

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.

The deadline for delivery of responses to this request is 4:00 p.m. on October 30, 2020. Click here for more detailed information.

RFP-Professional Legal Services Contract: Tort and Civil Litigation

Town of Amherst (Town)

The Town of Amherst (Town) is requesting proposals (RFP) from qualified individuals and firms to provide legal services for civil litigation/defense counsel services and related matters, including appeals. Using this RFP, the Town intends to establish a pool of attorneys who will be available to provide legal services as needed during the contract term. One or more individual/firms may be selected to provide services. If selected, a retainer agreement will be requested at a compensation rate agreed upon.  The subject matter of such litigation includes all aspects of said proceedings.  Counsel will have a close working relationship with the Town Attorney’s Office.

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.

The deadline for delivery of responses to this request is 4:00 p.m. October 30, 2020. Click here for more detailed information.

Personal Injury Attorney

Law Office of Robert D. Berkun, LLC

The Law Offices of Robert D. Berkun is seeking an attorney that has prior trial experience in personal injury cases. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Robert D. Berkun at: rbjd62@yahoo.com. 

Full Time Paralegal

Buffalo Civil Litigation Firm

Buffalo civil litigation firm is searching for a full time paralegal in our downtown office. We are seeking a well organized, detail oriented individual with  experience in personal injury to join our team.

The paralegal will assist the attorneys with the handling of their cases from client intake to trial. A strong candidate will have experience in the following:
*client intake process,
*medical record requests,
*drafting pleadings,
*proofreading and electronic filing of legal documents,
*working with an attorney to complete discovery demands/responses, and
*all aspects of trial preparation.

The position includes benefits such as medical coverage and salary of 40,000-50,000 based upon level of experience. Please submit resumes to: mkohlbacher@eriebar.org. Resumes will be forwarded to the firm upon receipt. 

Healthcare and Privacy Attorney

Beckage PLLC

The Healthcare and Privacy Attorney will advise healthcare clients on complex healthcare regulatory and compliance matters. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in legal and regulatory counseling, compliance program development and implementation, assistance with incident response matters, representation in regulatory enforcement actions, and contract drafting and negotiation. Click here for additional information on duties/responsibilities and required skills/abilities.  

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting a resume to careers@beckage.com.

Associate Attorney

Attea & Attea, P.C.

Attea & Attea, P.C. seeks to hire an associate attorney with 0-5 years of experience.  This associate will be focusing primarily on litigation matters in various areas of practice.  Please submit your cover letter and resume to Ryan McCann at rmccann@attealaw.com

Attorney - Litigation/Asset Receivables Management & Consumer Financial Services - Buffalo

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP

The Buffalo Office of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP seeks an ambitious attorney with two to five years of experience for an Associate position with our Litigation / Asset Receivable Management & Consumer Financial Services Practice Team. This Team approaches this fast moving and constantly evolving area of the law in a strategic and unique way that is driven by its lawyers’ extensive knowledge of the consumer financial services industry.

A few of the Team’s focus areas include: Commercial Litigation, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Electronic Fund Transfer Act, Truth in Lending Act, Government Investigations, and Internal Compliance.

Strong communication skills, legal advocacy skills, and writing skills are required. Federal Court experience is preferred. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills, and verbal and written communication skills are required. The attorney selected for this position must be a self-starter and will have the opportunity for immediate, direct, client contact.

Lippes Mathias is a growing law firm with over 110 attorneys located in 7 offices (Buffalo, Albany, Jacksonville, Washington D.C., Chicago, New York City and Burlington, Ontario). We rely upon and promote teamwork among staff, paralegals and attorneys to meet the expectations of our clients. We look to hire people who are excellent at what they do and have a positive attitude of serving our clients’ needs. We are a firm that values a diversity of ideas and experiences in an atmosphere that is collegial and open.

A new Associate should anticipate hard work in an environment that provides the necessary training and guidance in the specific areas of practice. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

All interested applicants shall submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of careers@lippes.com.

Administrator of Erie County Assigned Counsel Program

Erie County Assigned Counsel Program
Well-respected organization providing legal representation to low income clients in criminal and family courts. Responsibilities include program development, oversight & management; grant management & budgeting; supervision of staff of 30+ and 250+ panel attorneys. Admitted to practice min. 5 years, and admitted in New York State. $100K+, commensurate with experience, excellent benefits. Must be technologically proficient. 
 
TO APPLY: E-mail resume, cover letter demonstrating commitment to serving persons of limited means, and references by August 14 to aej@lipsitzponterio.com. Additional information on website: www.assigned.org. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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