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Associate Attorney

Losi & Gangi

Growing Law Firm Seeks Associate Attorney. 

Areas of Practice: 
Workers Compensation
Personal Injury

Responsibilities: 
Handle all aspects of a Workers Compensation and Personal Injury Claim from intake to trial and appeal

Requirements: 
Analytical ability and strong attention to detail
Computer skills
Excellent negotiation and communications skills
Law Degree
NYS Bar membership in good standing
Experience in Workers Compensation and/or Personal Injury preferred

Excellent salary and benefits package offered. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Stephanie Tessmer at Stessmer@losi-gangi.com

Staff Attorney

LawNY

The Olean office of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.® (LawNY®) has an immediate opening for a full time Staff Attorney in our General Law Unit. The attorney will defend tenants and homeowners in eviction proceedings and foreclosure proceedings but will also work in the Disability Advocacy Project representing people who have been denied Social Security benefits and with the Cattaraugus County Family Court Project which represents qualified individuals in child custody cases, neglect and abuse cases, family offense cases and child support cases assigned in Cattaraugus County Family Court.  The Olean office of LawNY® is nestled in the Enchanted Mountains of New York State providing abundant opportunities for paddling, mountain biking, skiing, snowshoeing, birding, hiking, hunting and fishing.  Because of the ongoing pandemic, the Olean office staff work virtually or in teams and all court appearances are virtual.

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Procedure:   Applicants should submit:

  1. A cover letter describing qualifications;
  2. Resume;
  3. Writing sample; and
  4. Contact information for (3) references

by May 1, 2021 in order to ensure full consideration. Applications will be accepted beyond that date until the position is filled. Applications should be addressed to the attention of Jeffrey M. Reed, Managing Attorney, and sent to the following e-mail address: lawnyapplications@lawny.org.

FT Attorney - Housing Unit (Foreclosure Prevention and Immigration)

Center for Elder Law & Justice

Center for Elder Law & Justice is looking to fill a full-time Attorney position, to work within our Housing Unit, focusing on Foreclosure Prevention and Immigration. 

About CELJ: Center for Elder Law & Justice (CELJ) is a civil legal services organization fighting for justice, primarily for low-income older adults, in 10 counties in Western New York.  Our attorneys stop illegal evictions, save clients homes from foreclosure, put a stop to elder domestic violence, fight for public benefits, work with our local immigrant & refugee populations, and represent grandparents and other kinship care relatives in custody and neglect petitions in family court.  We also advocate for systems-wide policy changes, commenting frequently on changes to regulations and working with local elected leaders on legislation that will impact the poor and vulnerable older adults in our area.  We believe that independence and dignity are the hallmarks of justice. 

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

Associate Attorney

Frank Bogulski Trial Attorney

Frank Bogulski is seeking an Associate Attorney. The practice focuses on plaintiff personal injury litigation as well as criminal defense including Federal practice. Qualified applicants must be admitted to the NYS Bar, strong organizational skills and sound research and writing abilities. Job duties include research and writing projects, depositions, covering court appearances and client interaction. TO APPLY: Please send a resume, references and salary requirements to frank@lawmanfrank.com.

Full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Pusatier, Sherman, Abbott & Sugarman LLP

Pusatier, Sherman, Abbott & Sugarman LLP is located in Kenmore, NY and has an immediate opening for a full-time legal assistant/paralegal who has prior experience working in a law firm.   The job responsibilities would include strong communication skills with our clients, file management, transcription, assisting lawyers in various fields of law, excellent verbal, written, computer, and analytical skills, a team player, detail oriented, strong time management and organizational skills, committed ability to independently complete tasks and follow-up with supervising attorneys.

Experience:  at least 2 years in a law firm environment.

All NY COVID regulations apply.

Send resumes to psas@psasattorneys.com with 2 references.

Associate Attorney

Lemery Greisler LLC

Lemery Greisler LLC, a Capital Region business law firm, with offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, New York, is seeking an Associate Attorney with experience in real estate and commercial transactions (SBA transaction experience a +). Competitive salary and benefits, and the position is located in our Albany office.

Send resume to MClark@lemerygreisler.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

Legal Assistant

Law Office of Arc J. Petricca

Seeking full/part-time experienced legal assistant for small southtowns general practice.

Position requires:

  • Client communication
  • Surrogate and Supreme Court EFiling
  • Experience in the areas of real estate, estates, and matrimonial law.
  • Ability to work independently

Submit Resume to: apetr59@verizon.net

Courtroom Deputy Clerk (Full Time)

U.S. District Court, WDNY

The Courtroom Deputy Clerk is the “face” of the court to much of the public and attorneys who practice in the Court and helps create
positive public impressions about the Judiciary. To learn more about career opportunities in the Judiciary, CLICK HERE to view a brief
video.

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How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF attachment by email to applications@nywd.uscourts.gov subject line “Courtroom Deputy Clerk, Reference No. 21-06.” 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: 04/23/2021
Position Available: 06/07/2021

Immigration Attorney

Kruger Immigration Law, PLLC

EXPERIENCED immigration attorney to handle a full range of cases including: family-based immigration (adjustment of status, immigrant visa processing, fiance visas, etc.), employment-based immigration (investor visas, TN visas, H-1Bs, etc.) naturalization and complicated citizenship cases, removal defense, and more.

  • Minimum of 1 year full-time experience as a practicing immigration attorney;
  • Must be licensed to practice law in any U.S. jurisdiction with no disciplinary history in any jurisdiction;
  • Must have superior communication skills with clients and colleagues / staff;

The successful candidate must be able to handle a full range of immigration cases at the outset, without extensive instruction on the law and procedure. We try to provide all the tools our attorneys will need for success, but the candidate must have the base knowledge, experience, people skills, maturity, organization, and confidence to excel in this role.

Telecommuting is allowed.

Please send resume and cover letter to Julie Kruger at julie@krugerimmigrationlaw.com.

Trial Attorney (CR)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

As a TRIAL ATTORNEY (CR) at the GS-0905-13, you will be part of the Office of General Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. If selected, you will have the full range of responsibilities for preparing and litigating employment discrimination cases under all of the federal statues enforced by the EEOC. 

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Civil Service/Employee Relations Attorney

Town of Cheektowaga

Large local municipality seeking attorney to act as head of Employee Relations Department.  Must have a strong background and understanding in Labor Law, Civil Service Law and bargaining unit negotiations. The position coordinates all the personnel functions of the municipality, including implementation of all Federal and State employment related laws, regulations & training, Worker’s Compensation case management, oversight of all matters related to Federal Department of Transportation regulations, the municipalities Health Plan, and all OSHA & PESH related safety and training activities. Strong Management skills are imperative. Salary will commensurate with education, experience and abilities. Excellent benefits available, including medical insurance, NYS Retirement System, longevity and more. Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to SupervisorsOffice@tocny.org

Associate Attorney

Suburban Law Firm

Suburban law firm offering an associate position for qualified candidate to practice in commercial litigation, corporate transactions, and real estate areas.  Ideal candidate should want a mentor relationship with an experienced attorney, desire significant client contact and have at least 1 year of experience in real property collateral secured transactions.  Communication and organizational skills are critical and candidate must be self-motivated.  Cover letter and resume to be sent to Mary Kohlbacher, mkohlbacher@eriebar.org.

Workers' Compensation Attorney

Habberfield Kaszycki LLP

Habberfield Kaszycki LLP is seeking a Workers’ Compensation attorney based in New York State to work on behalf of our New York State offices, handling all aspects of representing carriers and employers in NYS Workers’ Compensation matters.  Opportunity for limited work in Supreme Court as well. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years’ work experience, working knowledge of Workers’ Compensation laws and procedures, the ability to handle large caseloads and juggle multiple priorities & deadlines, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment. No micromanaging here!  Very competitive benefits package.  This is a full-time position. Please send resumes to julie@hknylaw.com.

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.

Associate

Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP

Defense firm seeking junior to mid-level litigation associate for Buffalo, NY office to fill Medical Malpractice/Healthcare position.  Strong writing skills necessary.  Competitive benefits and salary.  Submit resume and writing sample to attyapp@kbrlaw.com.

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.

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.

Attorney

Cohen & Lombardo, P.C.

Cohen & Lombardo, P.C. is seeking an intelligent, hardworking, self-starting attorney with 2+ years of experience to work in our growing estate/trust law department. Candidates should anticipate a challenging but rewarding career. Benefits include health insurance, 401k plan, Bar Association dues and CLE expenses. All resumes should be sent to say@cn-lo.com

Law Clerk

U.S. District Court, WDNY

The United States District Court for the Western District of New York is seeking a term law clerk to support United States District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.

Law clerks provide the Court with procedural and substantive legal advice regarding the disposition and efficient completion of cases. They review, summarize, research, and analyze matters before the Court. Their research and recommendations assist the Court in resolving legal arguments presented and in deciding cases expeditiously. CLICK HERE to view a brief video about legal professionals working in the Courts.

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How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF attachment by email to wolford@nywd.uscourts.gov, subject line “Law Clerk, Reference No. 21-08.” 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 – Position Available: 07/16/2021, Application Deadline: 04/30/2021

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. 

Litigation Attorney

Bargnesi Britt PLLC

Bargnesi Britt PLLC seeks an attorney with 5 + years of litigation experience to join busy litigation practice.  Candidate will defend claims of medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and general negligence. Medical malpractice experience not required.  Compensation commensurate with candidate’s experience and skill.  Opportunity for significant professional growth.  Send cover letter, resume and law school transcript to bargnesi@bargnesi.com

Corporate Associate

Nixon Peabody

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

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, Deputy Director, ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. at
ggonzalez@ecbavlp.com. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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.

Salary: USD-$56,400.00/Yr.-USD-$56,400.00/Yr.
Education Level: Juris Doctor
Travel: As Needed

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Real Estate Attorney

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP, a prestigious Buffalo, NY based Law Firm is seeking a committed Attorney to join our Real Estate practice.

Qualified candidates must have at least ten years of experience in residential and commercial real property law. Title experience preferred. Candidates must be highly motivated and possess excellent communication skills.    

We are a dynamic firm with a comprehensive client focus & a reputation for our commitment to excellence. 

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 to hrdept@lglaw.com

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.

Associate Attorney

Downtown Buffalo Insurance Defense Firm

Downtown Buffalo insurance defense firm seeks associate admitted one to three years.  Litigation or administrative law experience preferred, but willing to train a motivated applicant. Benefits include health insurance, parking and employer-funded retirement plan. Please send resume and writing sample to mkohlbacher@eriebar.org

Associate Attorney

Lewandowski & Associates

Associate Attorney position at Suburban law firm representing business and corporate clients.  The successful candidate will assist in corporate acquisitions and divestitures and commercial financing transactions, corporate formations and organizations and be engaged in researching a variety of areas.  Ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience.  Send resume, writing sample and law school transcripts to bcollins@lewandowskiandassoc.com.  All inquiries will be held in the strictest confidence.

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

Environmental and Energy Attorney

Hodgson Russ LLP

Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking an attorney to join its Environmental and Energy practices in any of the Firm’s existing offices. The successful candidate will have at least three years of experience representing clients in an array of energy and/or environmental matters, including areas such as land use, zoning, permitting, regulatory compliance, diligence and transactional matters, and litigation.  Strong academic credentials and excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required.

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

Partnership-Track Senior Associate or Of Counsel Attorney

Cummings & Lockwood LLC

Cummings & Lockwood LLC, a national law firm based in Stamford, Connecticut, is seeking a partnership-track senior associate or of counsel attorney to add to its Private Client Group in Naples, Florida.  An attorney who seeks a long-term professional opportunity could ultimately inherit the practice from senior and retiring partners. 

This attorney will participate in client conferences; draft documents; work with paralegals, fiduciary accountants, other attorneys, and clients in probate and trust administration; review various tax returns; conduct tax research and assist other attorneys. An LL.M. in Taxation or Estate Planning is preferred. Excellent academic credentials, exceptional writing and oral communication skills, and Florida Bar admission preferred or pending. 

Send cover letter, resume and transcripts to oeldridge@cl-law.com.     AA/EOE    www.cl-law.com

Attorneys - Family Unit

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

Neighborhood Legal Services’ Family Unit seeks to hire two (2) Attorneys responsible for divorce, custody, child support, and domestic violence cases.  Attorneys work closely with a range of public and private community partners, government agencies and courts to ensure integrated services as well as address systemic barriers for our clients.  The attorney selected for this position will have the unique opportunity to conduct community outreach, develop new programs and ideas for serving our clients as well as gain experience providing representation across a wide range of civil legal matters, including client interviews, preparing petitions, litigation of a wide array of matters in Family Court, Supreme Court, IDV and mediation.  Prior experience in Family Law not required.  These positions are located in the Buffalo office.

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To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and at least 3 references to HR@nls.org.  No phone calls please.

Attorneys - SSI/SSD

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

Neighborhood Legal Services’ Disability Unit seeks to hire two (2) Attorneys to represent persons denied SSI or Social Security disability benefits.  The Attorney will interview clients, review Social Security files, develop evidence, represent clients at administrative hearings and in appeals in Federal court, provide counsel and advice, case management, and community education.  These positions may work from the Buffalo office or one position may work from the Niagara Falls office.

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To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and at least 3 references to HR@nls.org.  No phone calls please.

Staff Attorney - Immigration Program - Removal Defense (Batavia Office)

Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP)

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is seeking a full-time 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. Applications will be reviewed as received.

Attorney - Housing Unit

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

The Housing Unit seeks to hire an Attorney to assist with the staffing of the Justice Bus project, work to develop and strengthen inter-agency partnerships, and supervise volunteers in addition to providing legal advocacy to Justice Bus clients.  This attorney will also assist with staffing and supervising  veterans’ advocacy clinics, and will develop and grow our veterans advocacy programs, conduct community outreach, and develop an NLS presence in the WNY veteran advocacy community.  The attorney selected for this position will have the unique opportunity to gain experience and provide representation across the multiple practice areas of NLS.  This position is located in the Buffalo office. The position may  require the advocate to travel once a month to the Batavia VA, and to the Buffalo VA, and  the Veterans One Stop in Buffalo.

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.

Litigation Attorney

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., seeks an attorney admitted to practice in New York to join our general litigation department in our Buffalo, New York office on a full time basis.  Practice areas will include defense of a variety of personal injury and other tort claims, including auto, premises, products liability and municipal matters.  Excellent writing, communication and analytical skills are required, along with at least 5 years of litigation experience.  Position involves some travel.

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

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

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.

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

Staff Attorney - Immigration Program (Buffalo Office)

ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project (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.

Senior Staff Attorney: Immigration Program - Removal Defense (Batavia Office)

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.

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