Litigation AttorneyBargnesi Britt PLLC - Buffalo (Posted 3/29/21)
 
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
 

Law Clerk- WNY Distric Court - Rochester (Posted 3/25/21) 

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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.
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Salary:
JSP Grade 11 ($64,649-$84,049)
JSP Grade 12 ($77,488-$100,739)
JSP Grade 13 ($92,143-$119,787)
 
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
 

Corporate Associate - Nixon Peabody - Rochester (Posted 3/23/21)

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

 

Insurance/Commercial Litigation Attorney - Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham - Rochester (Posted 3/23/21)

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.

While our firm continues to grow, we are seeking a driven Insurance/Commercial Litigation Attorney with 1-5 years’ experience to work in our Rochester office and who thrives in an innovative environment. Responsibilities will include managing cases independently, performing investigations, developing litigation strategies, reporting to insurance carriers and other clients, drafting litigation papers, conducting depositions, and preparing cases for trial. Experience with municipal law a plus.

Our generous benefits package, including health insurance, 401k match, in-house CLE credits, potential for bonus, and individual mentoring program. These are just some of the reasons why we are consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter 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, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, or domestic violence victim status.
 
 
Housing Staff AttorneyLegal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
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The Staff Attorney will provide direct legal representation primarily in landlord-tenant matters within the Justice for All Right to Counsel in Evictions Pilot Project. The Project will enable those at-risk of homelessness to maintain their housing and prevent eviction through the provision of legal representation and advocacy. The Project was developed in partnership with a diverse group of community stakeholders as part of the Justice for All initiative.
 
Core responsibilities include:
  •  Assistance and legal advocacy related to helping low-income people maintain their
  • housing, housing subsidies and income supports.
  • Providing representation in administrative hearing forums and the court system to
  • challenge evictions, public housing and housing subsidy terminations, wrongful public
  • benefit determinations and illegal housing practices.
  • Client interviews and investigation.
  • Represents clients zealously within the bounds of the Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • Data collection and file maintenance.
  • Outreach activities.
  • Relationship-building with court staff, community groups and other stakeholders.
Salary: Salary is dependent on experience and based on a pay scale with annual increments. The beginning salary for a Staff Attorney with no prior experience is $50,000, and the salary for a Staff Attorney with five years of relevant experience is $57,500 as per the LawNY salary scale. We also provide an excellent package of fringe benefits, including health, disability, and life insurance, as well as generous leave provisions.
 
Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references and a writing sample to the attention of Lori M. O’Brien, Deputy Director. All applications and inquiries should be sent by email to lawnyapplications@lawny.org only. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For full consideration, apply by March 26, 2021.
 
 
General Practice Attorney Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
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The Rochester office has an immediate opening in our population based programming. This Team focuses on helping low-income people within vulnerable populations receive holistic legal services. The Staff Attorney will provide direct legal representation primarily to Older Adults and Veterans. This is a general practice position and will include assisting individuals in landlord/tenant matters, public housing, public benefits, wills, advanced care directives, rights of nursing home residents, social security, SSI & SSD issues, VA benefits and appeals, consumer law, and Medicare/Medicaid matters.
 
Core responsibilities include:
  • Assistance and legal advocacy in priority areas impacting Older Adults and Veterans.
  • Providing representation in administrative hearing forums and the court system.
  • Client interviews and investigation.
  • Represents clients zealously within the bounds of the Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • Data collection and file maintenance.
  • Outreach activities.
  • Relationship-building with court staff, community groups and other stakeholders.
 
Salary: Salary is dependent on experience and based on a pay scale with annual increments. The beginning salary for a Staff Attorney with no prior experience is $50,000, and the salary for a Staff Attorney with five years of relevant experience is $57,500 as per the LawNY salary scale. We also provide an excellent package of fringe benefits, including health, disability, and life insurance, as well as generous leave provisions.
 
Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references and a writing sample to the attention of Lori M. O’Brien, Deputy Director. All applications and inquiries should be sent by email to lawnyapplications@lawny.org only. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For full consideration, apply by March 26, 2021.
 
 
Housing Paralegal Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
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The Staff Paralegal will provide support to clients and attorneys, primarily in landlord-tenant matters within the Justice for All Right to Counsel in Evictions Pilot Project. The Project will enable those at-risk of homelessness to maintain their housing and prevent eviction through the provision of legal representation and advocacy. The Project was developed in partnership with a diverse group of community stakeholders as part of the Justice for All initiative.
 
Salary: Salary is dependent on experience and based on a pay scale with annual increments. The salary for a Paralegal who is credited with five years of experience is $35,000. The initial salary will increase annually based upon LawNY’s salary scale. LawNY provides an excellent health insurance, disability and employee benefits package.
 
Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references and a writing sample to the attention of Lori M. O’Brien, Deputy Director. All applications and inquiries should be sent by email to lawnyapplications@lawny.org only. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For full consideration, apply by March 26, 2021.
 
 
MLP Administrative Assistant Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
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Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LawNY®) has an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant at its office located in downtown Rochester. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support to our Medical Legal Partnership Projects. Medical Legal Partnership (MLP) embeds attorneys at healthcare settings to address the social determinants of health. MLP practitioners work closely with healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, social workers, financial case managers, case managers, and access associates to resolve underlying legal issues that impact patient-client health. Successful applicants must be able to organize effectively and monitor a successful workflow to meet required deadlines.
 
Requirements: An associate’s degree and/or a combination of education and relevant work experience is required. Applicants should have prior experience with low-income and other oppressed communities and clients. Excellent interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills, an ability to work independently and strong computer skills are necessary. Fluency in Spanish or other languages is an asset, however, is not required.

Salary/Fringe Benefits: Salary is dependent on experience and based on a pay scale with annual increments. The entry level salary for an Administrative Assistant is $27,300 increasing to $31,850 for an individual with five years’ experience. LawNY® provides an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, generous leave provisions, retirement plan, paid parental leave, disability coverage and numerous opportunities for professional development and other benefits. This position is considered non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references and a writing sample to the attention of Lori M. O’Brien, Deputy Director. All applications and inquiries should be sent by email to lawnyapplications@lawny.org only. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For full consideration, apply by March 26, 2021.
 
 
Fair Housing Testing Coordinator Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
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Legal Assistance of Western New York (LawNY®) Rochester Office has an immediate opening for a Fair Housing Testing Coordinator at its office located in Rochester New York. LawNY® is funded in part by the Legal Services Corporation and provides free legal services to low-income families and individuals. Fair Housing Testing is a method of investigating discrimination in housing in violation of fair housing laws. Responsibilities will include recruiting fair housing and fair lending testers; designing and conducting tester trainings; designing systemic and complaint-based tests; preserving and controlling evidence; preparing investigative reports; and analyzing test reports. The Coordinator will maintain detailed case records and assist with reporting. The Coordinator must be available to work outside normal business hours on occasion to conduct outreach and to de-brief testers.
 
Salary/Fringe Benefits: Salary is dependent on experience and based on a pay scale with annual increments. The entry level salary for a Paralegal is $30,000 increasing to $35,000 for a paralegal with five years’ experience. LawNY® provides an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, generous leave provisions, retirement plan, paid parental leave, disability coverage and numerous opportunities for professional development and other benefits. This position is considered non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
 
Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references and a writing sample to the attention of Lori M. O’Brien, Deputy Director. All applications and inquiries should be sent by email to lawnyapplications@lawny.org only. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For full consideration, apply by March 26, 2021.
 
 
Assistant Conflict Defender - Ontario County - Canandaigua (Posted 3/19/21)
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Graduation from a regionally accredited college or University, or a NYS registered college or university with an undergraduate degree, followed by a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.  Admitted to the practice of law in NYS, and continuously admitted throughout the term of service as an Assistant Conflict Defender.  Must possess a minimum of five years experience practicing in criminal law at the trial level with a preference of experience handling felony and violent felony offenses.  The Assistant Conflict Defender shall hold no other political office and shall devote full working time to the County, and shall be a resident of Ontario County during the term of service, or shall become a resident of Ontario County within a reasonable period of time following commencement of service.  

Application Deasdline: April 5th, 2021

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Environmental and Energy AttorneyHodgson Russ LLP - Rochester (Posted 3/16/21)

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

 
Civil Rights/Special Education Senior Staff Attorney- Empire Justice Center - Rochester (Posted 3/15/21)
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Qualifications
Required
• A J.D. and 7-12 years relevant legal experience, including litigation experience.
• Admission to the New York State Bar or passed the NY bar and awaiting admission.; or out of state admission with eligibility for pro hac vice status.
• Experience and/or a desire to work on other civil rights matters, as needed.
• Experience representing clients in state or federal court and administrative agency proceedings.
• Excellent written and verbal communication, legal research and analytical skills, excellent organization and ability to meet deadlines.
• Ability to work successfully with individuals from diverse backgrounds and treat clients with consideration and respect.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Demonstrated leadership.
• Proven interest in and commitment to advocacy for the legal rights of low-income and other vulnerable
populations.
 
Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience and based on the organization’s salary scale. Empire Justice Center offers a generous benefit package, including health insurance, life insurance, vacation, holiday and sick time. We are an organization that supports and encourages a work/life balance. Empire Justice Center is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and desires a diverse and inclusive work force. People of color, women, persons with disabilities, the elderly, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender are welcomed and encouraged to apply. This position is available immediately. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three professional references to: (no phone calls or hard copy mail please)
 
 
Collector-Paralegal (Part Time Position) - Biz-Collections, LLC - Rochester (Posted 2/24/2021)
 
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Biz-Collection LLC, a third party collections agency located in Rochester, NY, is looking for a commercial and consumer collector who has 1-3 years of paralegal experience. Once selected, you will join a team of specialists that thrive on the variety of work tasks and responsibilities required for success in this position. We expect our employees to have the desire to build positive relationships with our customers, and the ability to deliver excellent customer service.

As a collector and paralegal, your primary responsibilities are establishing and maintaining relationships with our customers. Routine outbound collection calls, checking and responding to emails on a daily basis, paralegal work including post judgment enforcement action and frequent guidance of accounts is required.

Requirements:
  • Commercial and consumer collection experience
  • Para-legal certificate or experience
  • At least 1-3 year of experience on commercial and/or consumer collection office is preferable
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Results oriented – ability to achieve individual and department goals
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Ability to work collaboratively with client and support Staff
  • Strong organizational skills
What we have to offer:
  • 20 hours a week
  • Salary – negotiable
Work Schedule:
We are asking for 20 hours a week of work but this may fluctuate based on work load. We will ask that you come into our physical office where you will work alongside the rest of the team and help with other admin rolls when needed.

Please  submit all resumes to Heaven at hpalamitia@thaneycpa.com

 

Commercial Lending Associate Attorney Underberg & Kessler LLP - Rochester (Posted 2/23/2021)

Underberg & Kessler LLP, a growing mid-sized law firm, is seeking a Commercial Lending Associate for its Real Estate and Banking Practice Groups in Rochester, NY.  Our ideal candidate must be admitted to practice in New York State and have a minimum of three years of experience providing legal services to financial institutions and commercial real estate owners or developers. Law firm experience representing financing and other lenders and borrowers with respect to commercial real estate is required. We look to hire bright individuals who are motivated self-starters and team players with a strong work ethic, enthusiasm for providing excellent client service, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
 
The Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a collaborative and collegial environment, a competitive salary, and benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, medical, dental and vision plans, 401K, disability and life insurance, and paid vacation. To learn more about our Firm, please visit www.underbergkessler.com. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and a copy of your law school transcript to Karen Marr, Operations Manager, at kmarr@underbergkessler.com.
 
 
Residential Real Estate Associate Attorney Underberg & Kessler LLP - Rochester (Posted 2/23/2021)

Underberg & Kessler LLP, a growing mid-sized law firm, has an opening for a Residential Real Estate Associate for its Real Estate Practice Group in Rochester, NY.  Qualified candidates must be admitted to practice in New York State and have two to four years of experience with residential real estate transactions, including mortgage lending. This position is responsible for ensuring legal compliance with a strong background managing non-attorney closing personnel required, familiarity with closing software, and the ability to work in an accurate, detail-oriented and highly productive manner. We look to hire bright individuals who are team players with a strong work ethic, excellent written and verbal communication skills, sound judgment, and who take ownership of their projects.
 
The Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a collaborative and collegial environment, a competitive salary, and benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, medical, dental and vision plans, 401K, disability and life insurance, and paid vacation. To learn more about our Firm, please visit www.underbergkessler.com. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and a copy of your law school transcript to Karen Marr, Operations Manager to kmarr@underbergkessler.com.
 

Labor & Employment Associate - Littler Mendelson P.C. - Rochester (Posted 2/22/21)

Littler Mendelson P.C. is seeking an attorney with a minimum of 2-5 years of labor and employment law experience to join the Rochester office. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and their experience should include significant litigation experience. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in New York. We offer a generous benefits package to all full-time employees. This position is not available to be performed in Colorado.

Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice in the world exclusively devoted to representing management. With more than 1,500 attorneys in over 75 offices worldwide, Littler serves as the single source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for 75 years. For more information visit: www.littler.com. Littler Mendelson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 


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