Legal Jobs In Rochester and Western New York

Courtroom Deputy Clerk, United States District Court (posted 5/10/18)

The United States District Court is seeking a talented, motivated and skilled Courtroom Deputy Clerk to help in its mission of ensuring equal justice under the law. Courtroom Deputies are professionals involved in the day-to-day business of justice with the Federal Courts and provide operational support to the Court. View posting at www.nywd.uscourts.gov

Associate, Banking & Financial Services Practice Group (posted 4/30/18)

The Banking & Financial Services Practice Group seeks to hire an Associate with experience handling secured financial transactions, including drafting and negotiating transaction documents (i.e., loan agreements, intercreditor agreements and various loan and collateral documents including mortgages and security agreements) and collecting and reviewing due diligence (i.e. title reports, UCC searches , entity formation documents, leases). To be considered, please send a cover letter, resume, official transcript and a writing sample to Sandra E. Langs, Esq., via email at slangs@phillipslytle.com or by mail.

Tax Attorney, Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP (posted 4/26/18)

Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP, one of Upstate New York's leading law firms is searching for a Tax Attorney to join our Firm. This attorney will be responsible for all facets of transactional matters that involve sophisticated tax issues.

Candidates must have a minimum of three to seven years of experience in tax and transactional work. The ideal candidate should have a concentrated course of study or substantial experience in corporate tax, partnership tax and employee benefits.  Qualified candidates should possess strong verbal, written and analytical skills, and be a member in good standing of the state bar.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP offers competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to mciccone@woodsoviatt.com.

Corporate Attorney, Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP (posted 4/26/18)

Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP, one of Upstate New York's leading law firms is searching for a Corporate Attorney to join its Buffalo Office. This attorney will be responsible for all facets of transactional work including M&A and counseling on entity formation and entity divestitures.

Candidates must have a minimum of three to seven years of experience in M&A and private equity. Transaction team candidate will be joining closes transactions throughout the country for a wide variety of clients including institutional private equity clients located in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City, and operating companies located in Colorado, Texas, Florida, Toronto, and New York City.  Candidates should also have experience drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts.  Experience in taxation and/or debt financing is also a plus. Qualified candidates should possess strong verbal, written and analytical skills, and be a member in good standing of the state bar.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP offers competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to mciccone@woodsoviatt.com.

Two Admitted Attorneys, Kenneth Hiller, PLLC  (posted 4/24/18)

The Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC seeks to hire two admitted attorneys. One attorney to work in our Amherst office to primarily write district court briefs relating to Social Security Disability claims and will also represent clients at Social Security hearings. A second attorney for our Rochester site to handle all aspects of Social Security Disability claims which involves intensive interaction with clients and representing clients at Social Security hearings. 

Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills. We offer an excellent benefits package. Please forward resume to resume@kennethhiller.com

Foreclosure Prevention Paralegal (posted 4/20/18)
Rochester, NY- Full time, Non-exempt position - Empire Justice Center, a highly respected, statewide nonprofit law firm, is seeking a Foreclosure Prevention Paralegal to join our team.  This is an opportunity to join one of the most effective organizations serving low-income individuals and families in New York State.  Empire Justice Center attracts and employs dedicated, determined and passionate advocates who, together, make a significant impact on the lives of low-income New Yorkers.  We achieve our successes through direct legal representation and high impact litigation, legislative and administrative advocacy, and by providing training and technical assistance to other advocates who are working towards the same goals.

Our organization offers staff an exciting and dynamic working environment and a strong commitment to teamwork, diversity, and personal/professional development.

The Position:
The position will be part of the Foreclosure Prevention Unit. The focus of the position will be to serve low-income homeowners who are unable to meet current mortgage obligations and to provide support for the Unit as a paralegal.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct in-depth client and preliminary intake interviews;
  • Analyze household/client budgets;
  • Perform internet research and data collection;
  • Manage and organize physical files for clients;
  • Assist with grant reporting and tracking;
  • Manage the collection and submission of loss mitigation applications;
  • Manage high volumes of information from multiple outside agencies and clients;
  • Provide support for foreclosure prevention staff on litigation and policy projects; and,
  • Respond to calls from clients and outside agencies in an efficient and timely manner.

Qualifications:

  • A strong desire to aid low-income homeowners in advocating for the retention of their homes;
  • Solid oral, written, organizational, administrative and computer skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills;
  • Experience with community-based organizations and client outreach a plus;
  • Associates Degree or paralegal certificate, or minimum 2 years of relevant experience; and,
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish is desired but not required.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience and based on the organization's salary scale. Empire Justice Center offers a generous benefits package, including health insurance, pension and life insurance, vacation, holiday, personal 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 work force.  People of color, women, persons with disabilities, persons who are elderly, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted until close of business May 1, 2018. Candidates that receive an interview will be asked to provide a writing sample prior to interview date. If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Rebecah Corcoran at the email address below. No phone calls or hard copies please.

Rebecah Corcoran
Human Resources Manager
Empire Justice Center
foreclosureparalegal@empirejustice.org

Health Law Attorney, Hodgson Russ LLP (posted 4/10/18)

Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking a Health Law attorney for its Buffalo, Albany, or New York City offices. The health law group counsels hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, behavioral health providers, disability service providers and licensed professionals and represents many non-profit, public, and for-profit health care organizations, including some of the largest hospital systems in New York State.

The successful candidate must have three or more years of relevant experience dealing with Federal and New York State health law regulatory issues (such as the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, the False Claims Act, similar state laws) as well as transactional matters (such as preparation, review and negotiation of contracts and corporate documents for healthcare providers). 

Stellar academic credentials and excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required. Experience in non-profit and tax exemption issues, administrative proceedings, or in reimbursement/compliance issues for health systems, hospitals, long term care providers, managed care organizations, or medical groups is a plus.

Interested candidates should visit the career page of our website. http://www.hodgsonruss.com/careers-laterals.html

Mortgage Lending Paralegal, Underberg & Kessler LLP (posted 4/10/18)

We are seeking a real estate paralegal to join our mortgage lending department in our Rochester office.  This position requires significant knowledge of residential mortgage transactions.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Draft documents related to all types of residential loan transactions
  • Prepare Loan Estimates and Closing Disclosures utilizing a working knowledge of T.R.I.D.
  • Handle accounting functions related to closings
  • Conduct detailed title, survey and zoning analysis, and review of real property tax records
  • File and project organization
  • Coordinate and conduct closings

Ideal candidate must have: 3+ years of mortgage lending experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational skills; excellent client service; ability to manage multiple tasks and minimal errors; accurate drafting and proofing of legal documents; and be highly motivated.

Please submit your resume to:
Kimberly A. Coumou
Director of Financial Services
Underberg & Kessler LLP
300 Bausch & Lomb Place
Rochester, NY 14604 or
kcoumou@underbergkessler.com

 

Creditors’ Rights Attorney, Davidson Fink LLP (posted 4/9/18)

Davidson Fink LLP, located in downtown Rochester, NY, is looking for a qualified Creditors’ Rights Attorney. 

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years' experience including, but not limited to, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy or foreclosure.  Strong academic credentials, writing skills and work ethic, along with a desire to become part of a team are a must.  Admission to the New York State Bar required. 

The position requires the management of a significant number of cases, preparation, review and approval of foreclosure related pleadings, and representation of clients at hearings, mediations and other court appearances. 

This opportunity offers challenging work, a friendly, collegial environment and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested candidate should send a resume and cover letter to Heather CM Rogers, Esq.; hrogers@davidsonfink.com.


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