Legal Jobs In Rochester and Western New York

CLE Programs Developer, Monroe County Bar Association (posted 7/13/18)

Scope & Responsibilities:
CLE Programs Developer will develop and market continuing legal education programs and conferences through various delivery methods. The position involves a high degree of project management, communication and collaboration with volunteer attorneys, judges and staff. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, possess the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, understand budgeting, and be extremely detail- and deadline-oriented.

Responsibilities include working with the MCBA’s Academy of Law to oversee an annual master calendar of programs and conferences, designing professional development curricula for attorneys at all levels, overseeing promotion and marketing of programs, recruiting program planning committees, volunteer speakers and moderators, as well as evaluating programs and recommending new course directions or improvements. In addition, the developer is responsible for maintaining accreditation with the New York State Board of Continuing Legal Education.

Qualifications:
•    Applicants must have a 4-year college degree with excellent verbal and written communications skills.
•    Ability to meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities is a must.
•    Must be proficient in using new technologies, including demonstrated familiarity with streaming video, video conferencing, and other online platforms.
•    Demonstrated ability to independently organize, prioritize and complete multiple tasks within deadlines is required.
•    Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills to interact with other team members, volunteer leaders, and members.
•    Must be comfortable working in a small office environment.
•    Must be adaptable and flexible, with the ability to work with and understand volunteers.
•    Proficiency using Microsoft Office software including: Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook is a must. Proficiency with Adobe is also a must.
•    Event planning experience is preferred.
•    Prior experience working in a legal environment is a plus.
•    Must be available to attend occasional evening and weekend meetings. Must be able to travel occasionally for professional development sessions.

This is a permanent opportunity with a pay rate based on experience and skill level. Excellent benefits package. Only those meeting the criteria will be invited to interview. The MCBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send resume and cover letter to Kathy Fico at kfico@mcba.org, or fax 546-1807

 

Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Legal Fellowship, Legal Assistance of Western New York (7/5/18)

Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.® will host a fellow over (2) years as part of the Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps.  The fellowship should begin on or about August 1, 2018 and end July 31, 2020.
 
The Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps is a legal fellowship program designed to increase capacity and access to civil legal help for crime victims.   A cohort of approximately sixty fellows are placed at nonprofit organizations across the country to provide direct representation to victims of crimes, including human trafficking, fraud/identity theft, campus sexual assault, and hate crime, and immigrant victims of crime with meritorious claims for immigration relief.   All fellows will incorporate crime victims’ rights enforcement into their practice and will receive training from the National Crime Victim Law Institute and other training and technical assistance providers.

For more information on qualifications, salary and application instructions, click here!

Courtroom Deputy, United States District Court Western District of New York (posted 7/5/18)

Courtroom deputy, United States District Court, Rochester, NY. Responsible for managinng Judge Wolford's caseload, providing courtroom and other assistance to the Judge, such as the management of court calendars, attending court proceedings, recording minutes, and drafting judgments. To apply, visit www.nywd.courts.gov

Personal Injury Attorney, William Mattar P.C. - either in Rochester, Buffalo, or syracuse Offices (posted 6/28/18)

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

More about us:

Top100 verdicts in New York in 2016

Best Companies to work for in 2017, 2018

Top 25 MVA 2016 verdicts in New York

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Positions at different levels of experience are avalible. 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/

Attorney, Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller PLLC (posted 6/27/18)

The  Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC seeks to hire an admitted attorney to primarily work at our Rochester, NY site to handle all aspects of Social Security Disability claims which involves intensive interaction with clients and representing clients at Social Security hearings. We will provide extensive training in handing Social Security hearings, and offer an excellent benefits package.Please forward resume to resume@kennethhiller.com

Two Real Estate Paralegals, Webber Law PLLC (posted 6/25/18)

Full-time paralegal needed to work at Webber Law, PLLC a real estate law firm. Candidate must be experienced in all aspects of residential real estate transactions and possess strong communication skills. Experience in mortgage document preparation and closings is preferred. We offer competitive salary, benefits and a desirable working environment.  To apply, please send your resume and salary requirements to bwebber@blaketwebber.com.

An outline of responsibilities and job requirements is below.

Responsibilities:

•Drafting basic real estate transfer and related documents

•Review title, survey, and title commitments

•Prepare closing statements, closing disclosures, and follow up on an extensive array of post-closing matters

Job Requirements:

•Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate or appropriate job related experience

•Minimum two years’ experience in residential real estate transactions with finance experience

•Excellent organizational, communication, analytical and critical thinking skills

•Exceptional attention to detail in drafting and proof-reading skills using computer-assisted legal resources

•Ability to work independently and as part of team and ability to plan and take initiative to accomplish objectives in a timely manner with minimum supervision.

3313 Chili Avenue, Ste. C Rochester, NY 14624. Phone: 585-729-7260 Fax: 585-295-9632

Real Estate Associate, Davidson Fink LLP (posted 6/25/18)

Davidson Fink LLP, located in downtown Rochester, NY is seeking an experienced (2-5 years) transactional attorney to join its commerical real estate and finance team.

Qualified applicants should have experience representing purchasers, sellers, borrowers and lenders in commercial real estate and financing transactions, including the preparation and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, loan documents, commercial leases, easements and similar real property agreements. Strong written and oral communication skills are required. Specific experience representing commercial lenders is a plus. Attorneys with existing clients will be strongly considered, but a portable book of business is not required. Ability to work well in a team environment and someone who possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills is a must.

Interested candidate should send a resume and cover letter to hr@davidsonfink.com

Associate Attorney, Underberg & Kessler LLP (posted 6/22/18)

Underberg & Kessler LLP, is growing! We are seeking an attorney with 3-5 years of experience to join our Corporate Practice Group in our Rochester, NY office.  Candidates should have a working knowledge of corporate legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, financial/securities offerings, governance and compliance issues, and the ability to assist in the formation of both profit and non-profit corporations, including the preparation and negotiation of commitment letters, commercial loan documents, and the review of due diligence items.  Candidates must be admitted to practice in New York State, be highly motivated, comfortable meeting with clients and developing business, and have strong research and computer skills.

The Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offers competitive salary and benefits, and has a collaborative and collegial work environment.  To learn more about the us, please visit www.underbergkessler.com.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and a copy of your law school transcript to Karen Marr, Operations Manager, 300 Bausch & Lomb Building, Rochester, NY, 14604 or at kmarr@underbergkessler.com.

Trusts & Estates Attorney, Boylan Code LLP (posted 6/12/18)

Boylan Code LLP has an immediate need for an experienced Trusts & Estates attorney for our Wealth Protection and Transfer Practice Group in our Rochester, New York office.  We seek a candidate with a minimum of three years of experience in all facets of trusts and estates practice.  LL.M. strongly desired, but not mandatory.  Possible partnership opportunity for the right candidate. 

 

We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including a substantial contribution toward medical insurance, fully paid life and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) plan, and the opportunity to participate in the firm’s dental plan, flexible spending plan, and supplemental life insurance policy.  At Boylan Code, we take great pride in providing our attorneys and staff with a healthy work/life balance.  Our family-friendly culture is what sets us apart from other firms. 

 

Boylan Code LLP is a full service law firm, providing legal expertise in a variety of specialized practice areas in order to help our business, municipal, financial and individual clients achieve their most important goals. We serve as trusted advisors to our clients, focusing on the key values shared by entrepreneurial start-ups and the largest multi-national corporations. From formation through liquidity, we provide our clients with advice and legal solutions to protect and maximize the value of assets every step of the way and to help their owners and other key stakeholders achieve their most important business and personal goals.

 

Boylan Code is ranked in the Rochester top tier by Best Lawyers in America in Trusts & Estates Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, and Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law.

 

Please forward your cover letter, resume, and writing sample in complete confidence to:

Susan M Gross, Director of Human Resources

Boylan Code LLP, 145 Culver Road, Suite 100 Rochester, NY 14620

sgross@boylancode.com

Law Clerk, United States District Court Western District of New York (posted 6/12/18)

Law clerk (full-time) to United States District Judge William M. Skretny, United States District Court, Buaffalo, NY. To apply, visit www.nywd.uscourts.gov

Corporate Associate in any of our U.S. Offices, Nixon Peabody LLP (posted 6/5/18)

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 expereinces to apply.

We are seek a highly motivated associate to join our Corporate Practice Group in any of our U.S. offices with an established corporate practice.

The ideal candidate will have four to six years of experience working on M&A and other business transactions for private and public companies, a broad knowledge of general corporate law, and will be expected to work on matters in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and commercial transactions. 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.

NP is an industry leader in corporate transactions. Our firm have over 200 business lawyers who work together to handle the full range of mergers, sales, acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, licensing, and strategic transactions for both private and public clients- from structure and strategy to negotiation and documentation. To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers


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