Legal Jobs In Rochester and Western New York

Personal Injury Attorney, William Mattar, P.C. (posted 9/18/2018)

We are seeking Attorneys with different levels of experience to handle client cases from the initial client meeting through resolution. William Mattar, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 available. 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/

Term Law Clerk, United States District Court Western District of New York (posted 9/14/2018)

The United States District Court for the Western District of New York is seeking a Term Law Clerk to support United States District Judge Richard J. Arcara.  
 
The law clerk reports directly to the judge and is primarily responsible for conducting legal research, advising the judge on legal matters, preparing bench memos, drafting decisions and opinions, and editing and proofreading the judge=s decisions and opinions.  The law clerk is also responsible for case management and other administrative duties.
 
Qualifications
To qualify, eligible candidates must have graduated from law school and be admitted to the bar.  Candidates with federal litigation or clerkship experience, outstanding legal research, writing, and analytical skills preferred.
 
Benefits
Federal benefits include:  Health, life, dental, vision, disability, and long-term care options; paid holidays and leave; flexible medical, dependent care, and commuter benefits eligibility.
 
Information for Applicants

Applicants must submit a detailed résumé, cover letter and writing sample by mail to: 
 
   Chambers of the Hon. Richard J. Arcara    United States District Court    2 Niagara Square, Room 970    Buffalo, NY 14202
 
The United States District Court requires employees to adhere to a Code of Conduct which is available on the courts web site at www.nywd.uscourts.gov.  Only qualified applicants will be considered for this position.  Applicants selected for interviews may be required to provide copies of educational degrees, certifications, references and salary history.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible to work in the United States.

Staff Attorney- Family Law, The Legal Aid Society (posted 9/13/2018)

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is seeking a qualified attorney to provide legal representation to clients to low and middle-income litigants in Family Court & Supreme Court in matrimonial cases and other family matters in Monroe, Orleans, and other surrounding counties with a focus on victims of domestic violence. The attorney will have the opportunity to be part of a team of professionals who have dedicated themselves to the mission of LAS, which is the provision of high quality civil legal services to low and moderate income litigants. Services include direct representation, legal counseling, community outreach, education, and training.
Qualification:
• Must possess a Juris Doctor.
• Admission to NYS Bar or eligible for admission
• The ideal candidate will possess a high level of organization and independence, legal research skills, strong negotiating ability, ability to think and speak quickly and accurately.
• Excellent writing skills, respect and consideration for clients and demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others in a team.
• Reliable transportation required.
Please send the following information to be considered:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Professional References
• Writing Sample (send to jaldrich@lasroc.org)
• Unofficial Transcripts (if admitted under five years) (send to jaldrich@lasroc.org)

Send the following information to: 
https://lasroc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=35.
Human Resources, The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY, 1 West Main Street, Suite 800 Rochester, N.Y., 14614. Please feel free to visit our website as well at www.lasroc.org.

Social Worker, The Legal Aid Society (posted 9/10/2018)

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is seeking a qualified Social Worker to assist the Attorney for the Child by interviewing and providing support services to clients in cases involving child abuse and neglect, visitation, permanent termination of parental rights and custody, juvenile delinquency and persons in need of supervision. The Social Worker will have the opportunity to be part of a team of professionals who have dedicated themselves to the mission of LAS, which is the provision of high quality civil legal services to low and moderate income litigants. 
Qualification:
• Master’s degree in Social Work is preferred or a Bachelor’s degree with two years relevant experience.
• High level of initiative, independence and organization.
• Self-driven, strategic thinker that is able to work individually and as a team member.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
• Respect and consideration towards our clients.
• Possess strong PC skills to include Word and Excel.
• Reliable transportation is required due to the multiple counties that we serve.
Please send the following information to be considered:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
•  Professional References

Send the following information to: 
https://lasroc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=34.

Human Resources, The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY, 1 West Main Street, Suite 800 Rochester, N.Y., 14614.

LASROC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and desires a diverse workforce. People of color, women, persons with disabilities, persons who are elderly, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

Attorney for the Child, The Legal Aid Society (posted 9/10/2018)

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is seeking a qualified attorney to provide legal representation to minors in Monroe County. This position will work with Family Court including juvenile delinquency, PINS, abuse/neglect, foster care placement, and custody/visitation cases. The attorney will have the opportunity to be part of a team of professionals who have dedicated themselves to the mission of LAS, which is the provision of high quality civil legal services to low and moderate income litigants. Services include direct representation, legal counseling, community outreach, education, and training.


Qualification:
• Must possess a Juris Doctor.
• Admission to the New York State Bar required.
• The ideal candidate will possess a high level of organization and independence, legal research skills, strong negotiating ability, ability to think and speak quickly and accurately.
• Excellent writing skills, respect, and consideration for clients and demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others in a team.
• Reliable transportation required.
Please send the following information to be considered:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Professional References
• Writing Sample
• Unofficial Transcripts (if admitted under five years)

Send the following information to:  
https://lasroc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=33.

Human Resources, The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY, 1 West Main Street, Suite 800 Rochester, N.Y., 14614.

LASROC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and desires a diverse workforce. People of color, women, persons with disabilities, persons who are elderly, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

Litigation Associate Attorney, Underberg & Kessler (posted 9/5/2018)

Underberg & Kessler LLP is seeking an attorney to join its Litigation Practice Group in our Rochester, NY office. Our litigation team members handle general civil litigation matters in the state and federal courts in New York and nationally, and have significant experience representing clients in all types of trials, arbitrations, and mediations. Qualified candidates must be admitted to practice in New York State and have a minimum of three years of experience representing public and/or private clients in defense matters in New York State and federal trial and appellate courts. The ideal candidate will have medical malpractice or asbestos defense experience.  Please visit www.underbergkessler.com to apply and learn more about the Firm.

Residential Real Estate Associate Attorney, Underberg & Kessler (posted 9/5/2018)

Underberg & Kessler LLP has an opening for an attorney in its Residential Real Estate Practice Group in Rochester, NY.  Our team provides legal services for clients in commercial and residential real estate purchases and sales, financing, leasing, and related matters.  Qualified candidates must be admitted to practice in New York State and have a minimum of two 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.  Please visit www.underbergkessler.com to apply and learn more about the Firm.

Corporate Associate Attorney, Underberg & Kessler (posted 9/5/2018)

Underberg & Kessler is seeking an attorney with a minimum of three years of experience to join its 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, and governance and compliance issues, the ability to assist in the formation of business entities, including limited liability companies, profit and non-profit corporations, lending transactions, 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.  Please visit www.underbergkessler.com to apply and learn more about the Firm.

Trusts & Etates Associate in our Rochester Office, Nixon Peabody LLP (posted 9/4/2018)

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 experiences to apply.

Our Private Clients Practice Group is seeking to hire a mid-level trusts & estates associate to join our Rochester, NY office. The ideal candidate will have approximately four to six years of experience in estate planning, representing individuals, trusts, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations with respect to estate, income and gift tax planning matters, as well as trust and estate administration. An LL.M. degree is a plus. 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.

Our nationally recognized Private Clients lawyers partner with individuals, families and business owners to craft their estate plans and achieve their wealth management goals.  The team develops and implements practical planning solutions geared to protect our clients, minimize taxes and preserve businesses and wealth through multiple generations. Click here to learn more about who we are and what we do.

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead.  To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking. We’re investing in our people and making them successful in Rochester and across the firm. Rochester offers lawyers a sought after and differentiating environment to grow a practice and a family. Our region offers major market quality of life without major market costs, making it a destination for talented people and innovative companies.

The legal profession in Rochester is tight-knit, and our connectedness brings the opportunity to be a leader. Most lawyers serve on boards of a wide variety of business and community organizations. We hope you will consider this great opportunity to join the only law firm in Rochester which offers a global stage on which to practice.

To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers

Staff Attorney- Immigration Program, The Legal Aid Society (posted 8/16/2018)

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is seeking a qualified attorney to provide legal representation in a busy legal services immigration law practice. The attorney will have the opportunity to be part of a team of professionals who have dedicated themselves to the mission of LAS, which is the provision of high quality civil legal services to low and moderate income litigants.

The attorney’s responsibilities will include; providing criminal-immigration advise and trainings to defense counsel and courts, representing persons in removal proceedings before the Immigration Court in Buffalo and Batavia; appearances at interviews before UCIS in Buffalo; preparation of immigration applications; and handling of administrative and judicial appeals. The attorney must be admitted to the New York bar.

Strong analytical, written and oral advocacy, and organizational, skills are necessary for this position, as well as the ability to multi-task. We are looking for a candidate who respects, and can be considerate to, low income clients. The ability to travel within the immediate Rochester area is required. The candidate must be computer literate and able to work with the office’s online case management system. Prior immigration and criminal or family court experience is strongly preferred.

The position, while challenging, will be immensely gratifying. We are looking for a candidate who is committed to the immigrant communities we serve, is self-motivated, detail oriented, well-organized, able to work independently and as a member of a team, and able to grasp within a reasonable time a complex area of law. Competitive salary and benefits are offered for this position.

Please send your Resume, Cover Letter, References, and Writing Sample to Human Resources, Legal Aid Society, One West Main Street, Suite 800, Rochester, NY 14614 or https://lasroc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=32.

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is committed to the principles of Equal Employment. We are committed to complying with all Federal, State, and local laws providing Equal Employment Opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations.    

Municipal Attorney I, City of Rochester, New York (posted 8/14/2018)

The City of Rochester’s Law Department is seeking an attorney to join its legal staff.   The Municipal Attorney I is responsible for administrative proceedings, review and drafting of contracts, advising City officials on zoning, land use issues, code enforcement, municipal law, police matters, civil litigation and other matters pertaining to municipal practice.

The City of Rochester Offers:

  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Liberal Holidays and Vacation
  • NYS Retirement System

All applications MUST be submitted on the City of Rochester's website (www.cityofrochester.gov) no later than September 12, 2018.  Please also e-mail a resume to accompany your application to millert@cityofrochester.gov.   
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to establish and maintain City residency within one (1) year of their hire date. 


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