Legal Jobs In Rochester and Western New York

Trusts & Estates and Real Estate Associate, Miller Mayer LLP
Real Estate Paralegal, Gordon and Schaal LLP

Attorney, Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP
Staff Attorney/Volunteer Coordinator, VLSP

Trusts & Estates and Real Estate Associate, Miller Mayer LLP (posted 3/20/18)


Ithaca’s largest law firm is looking for an attorney with at least two years of experience for our T&E and Real Estate practice groups.  We anticipate hiring a candidate whose primary focus will be Trusts and Estates work, but who is willing to assist with Real Estate matters as needed. 

T&E:  Our sophisticated estate planning and estate administration team is looking for an attorney to work with our stable, loyal client base.  Duties include counseling clients, analyzing tax and family issues, and preparing appropriate documents.  Relevant experience preferred but not necessary.

Real Estate: Our firm’s real estate clients include developers, lenders, business owners and individual home owners, and we are looking for an attorney to work with both our commercial and residential real estate clients.  Duties include counseling clients, contract negotiation, title review, representing clients though the purchase and sale process, as well as preparing and reviewing appropriate documents in conjunction with clients’ real estate projects.  Relevant experience preferred. 

If you are looking to join a dynamic practice in one of the East Coast’s most livable cities, this opportunity is for you. If you have excellent credentials, good client management skills, and are interested in working in a creative and family-friendly environment, please email your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to for prompt and confidential consideration.

Real Estate Paralegal, Gordon and Schaal LLP (posted 3/6/18)

Gordon and Schaal LLP has an immediate opening for a full time real estate paralegal. We are a two attorney law firm, and we represent buyers and sellers on residential real estate transactions. Experience in real estate is preferred. The position may also involve some bankruptcy work. If interested, please forward a resume and cover letter to Debbie Schaal at

Attorney, Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP (posted 2/28/18)

Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP, a civil litigation firm with offices in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, seeks attorneys with 2-5 years litigation experience to join us as an associate attorney in our Rochester office.

Ward Greenberg specializes in the defense of businesses of all sizes, colleges & universities, hospitals & academic medical centers, and professional service firms. This includes service as national trial counsel for several Fortune 500 corporations. We are a Metropolitan Tier 1 firm in 11 areas of practice, including Commercial Litigation, Education Law, Products Liability Litigation, and Insurance Law. Our partners are members of the American College of Trial Lawyers, The American Board of Trial Advocates, and Best Lawyers in America®. Our associates are regularly ranked as rising stars and up & coming attorneys.

Associate compensation is composed of competitive salary, productivity-based bonuses, 401K matching, and profit sharing. Fringe benefits include bar admission/renewal fees, bar association fees, and paid parking. Relocation expenses also compensated.

Candidates with excellent written and oral advocacy skills should submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcript, to

Staff Attorney/Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc. (posted 2/28/18)

Summary Description:  The Staff Attorney/Volunteer Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to recruit, support and recognize pro bono attorneys and other volunteers serving low-income clients through VLSP-sponsored programs.  The attorney will also oversee and provide logistical and administrative support for Help Centers at the Hall of Justice and the Rochester Central Library and serve as liaison to the Help Center Advisory Committee chaired by the Administrative Judge of the Seventh Judicial District.

Will be responsible for recruiting, training, and recognizing the contributions of pro bono attorneys, paralegals and other volunteers; developing, planning and conducting legal clinics and seminars; participating in community outreach at local agencies serving low-income clients; coordinating services with bar associations, community groups, law firms, corporations, and the judiciary; providing and coordinating publicity and related activities; assisting in the administration of grants and grant reporting.

Education and/or Experience:  Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree and NY admitted attorney in good standing. Legal knowledge of New York civil procedure rules required. Excellent oral, written communication and computer skills, along with the ability to work independently and as a team lead or member. Prior work experience in civil legal services and working with indigent clients and diverse populations helpful.  Dedicated commitment to access to justice and desire to work with low-income client population.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage responses from candidates of color, ethnic minorities, people who are differently-abled, veterans and LGBTQ persons.

Salary commensurate with experience. A generous benefits package is offered.

To apply for this position, email a cover letter, resume and business references to Position open until filled. No telephone calls please. 

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