Labor AssociateBond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC - Buffalo (Posted 9/13/19)

Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC is currently seeking an associate in our Buffalo, NY office for our firm’s 60+ attorney Labor and Employment Law practice. Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials. At least two years of labor relations or employment law experience preferred. Will also consider candidates with general litigation background. We are an EEO Employer. Please send a letter of application, resume and law school transcript to hrbsk@bsk.com.

Counsel - ESL - Rochester (Posted 9/5/19)

Hours: 40     Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Must be flexible to meet current and future business needs.

Primary Accountability: This position is accountable for providing legal guidance to the Credit Union in a consistent, accurate and timely manner. The position must be familiar with the products and services offered by the Credit Union and for anticipating operational issues that may arise as a result of new legislation or modifications to existing legislation. 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Manage the Collections, Foreclosure, REO and Bankruptcy legal matters for the organization. Work closely with relevant business partners to mitigate losses and maximize returns for the business
  • Ensure the enforceability of all contracts, consistent with sound business practices, through an effective and efficient review and approval of contracts under $250,000. Create templates and standard provisions to streamline the review of those contracts.
  • Provide legal guidance on employee benefit related matters. Including guidance on employee benefit plans, both ERISA and non-ERISA; drafting minutes for the EBPC meetings and ensuring annual agenda satisfies Committee requirements.
  • Advise operating units and provide legal guidance on all labor related issues, including FMLA, FLMA and ADA.   Implement effective training program for the organization on those matters.   Advise the other members of the Legal Department on legal issues of importance to the credit union, including but not limited to legal issues relating to the compliance function.
  • Manage intake and handling of all litigation. Provide day to day support to the organization on issues relating to subpoenas and power of attorney forms.
  • Provide legal guidance to operating and functional units seeking assistance in resolving specific and current legal problems which arise in the daily operations of a multi-billion-dollar entity, including by serving on project teams.

Qualifications:

  • Law degree and Admission to New York Bar and minimum of 5 years’ legal experience
  • Experience in litigation, employee benefits and labor law, residential foreclosure practice, bankruptcy and/or collection matters
  • Good general computer skills and familiarity with legal research tools
  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work with a project team

If interested please apply at the ESL website: www.esl.org 

Senior Labor Relations Specialist - BOCES - Cattaraugus-Allegany (Posted 8/28/19)

Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES is seeking applicants for a Senior Labor Relations Specialist.  Although a law degree is preferred, all qualified applicants will be considered.

For more details and to apply online visit:

www.caboces.org

Employment Opportunities: EOE

 

Bookkeeper - LawNY - Rochester (Posted 8/27/19) 

Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LawNY®) has an immediate opening for a Bookkeeper at our business office located in downtown Rochester.  LawNY® is funded in part by the Legal Services Corporation and provides free civil legal services to low-income families and individuals through seven field offices that serve low-income New Yorkers in 14 counties.  LawNY® provides services related to the essentials of life - income, housing, health, education and family.  Our 150 member staff includes attorneys, paralegals, AmeriCorps members and an administrative team who work closely across areas of specialization to bring a holistic approach to addressing law related issues affecting our clients and community. The Bookkeeper is a full time position that reports to the CFO.

Primary Job Duties:  

  • Processing accounts payable, 300 – 500 per month;
  • Posting accounts receivable and general journal entries;
  • Processing semi-monthly payroll;
  • Reviewing time records of non-exempt staff for payroll processing;
  • Assists with grant reporting and vouchering.

Requirements: Accounting and/or bookkeeping work experience required. A proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word are preferred. Applicants must be able to work with frequent interruptions and work on multiple projects simultaneously. Applicants must have strong organizational skills, be detail oriented and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Not-for-profit experience is a plus.

Salary: Salary is dependent on experience. The salary for a full time Bookkeeper who is credited with ten years of experience is $36,990. The salary will increase annually based upon LawNY®’s salary scale. LawNY® provides an excellent health insurance, disability and employee benefits package.

Applications: Anyone interested in applying should send a cover letter describing their interest and qualifications, a resume, and three references by September 9, 2019 to ensure full consideration. Applications should be sent to the attention of Kathy Howard, CFO at: lawnyapplications@lawny.org Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LawNY®) is an equal opportunity employer.

LawNY® encourages applications from diverse candidates. LawNY® welcomes applications regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other consideration protected by law. This position is considered non-exempt pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Litigation Attorney - Bond, Schoeneck & King - Rochester (Posted 8/20/19)

Bond, Schoeneck & King has an immediate opening in our Rochester office for a Litigation Associate with 1-3 years of commercial litigation experience. We are looking for an ambitious, hard-working, dedicated attorney ready to rise to challenges presented. At Bond, you will hone your litigation skills in a fast-paced environment with a diversity of matters and will work with an outstanding team of professionals. Successful candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills and be admitted to practice in NYS. Please submit your resume to hrbsk@bsk.com. We are an EEO Employer.

Hearing Attorney - The Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC - Rochester or Amherst (Posted 8/20/19)

The Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC seeks to hire an admitted attorney to work at either our Amherst or Rochester site. This candidate will handle all aspects of Social Security Disability claims which involve 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 and we will provide extensive training.

Please forward resume to resume@kennethhiller.com

USDC Attorney - The Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC - Rochester or Amherst (Posted 8/20/19)

The Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC seeks to hire an attorney to primarily write district court briefs relating to Social Security Disability Claims. We offer an excellent benefits package and we will provide extensive training.

Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills.

Please forward resume and writing sample to resume@kennethhiller.com

Personal Injury Attorney - William Mattar, P.C. - Rochester (Posted 8/14/19)

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

William Mattar, P.C. opened its doors to serve their clients, support the community, support their colleagues and love their families, all with one goal in mind: helping people. That's why William Mattar decided to focus the law firm's legal practice on motor vehicle accident cases, so that peace of mind can be offered to those in need. "Helping people is what we do." The firm's home office is located in Williamsville, NY servicing areas in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany.

More about us:

Top100 verdicts in New York in 2016

Best Companies to work for in 2017, 2018, 2019

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://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=abd8e807-c581-4fef-a773-b924265bdb9d&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=46425&source=CC3&lang=en_US

Trademark Attorney - Hodgson Russ LLP - Rochester (Posted 8/14/19)

Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking a trademark attorney for its Intellectual Property practice group. The successful candidate will have at least three years of experience with trademark clearance, prosecution (including, the preparation of substantive responses to USPTO office actions) and enforcement (including, preparing and responding to cease and desist letters).  Experience with intellectual property agreements, UDRP actions, TTAB proceedings, and matters related to the use of trademarks on social media platforms is required.  Experience in copyright law is also a plus. Strong academic credentials and excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required.

Please visit our website to apply. https://www.hodgsonruss.com/careers-laterals.html

Insurance Defense Associate - Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham - Rochester (Posted 8/13/19)

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. 

Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC seeks an ambitious Insurance Defense attorney with excellent verbal, writing, research, and analytical skills to join our team in the Rochester, NY office.

The ideal candidate will be admitted to practice in NY state and have up to 4 years of experience managing cases independently, reporting to insurance carriers, conducting depositions and preparing cases for trial.

Our generous benefits package, including health insurance, 401k match, in-house CLE credits, potential for bonus, mentoring opportunities, and a business casual dress code are just some of the reasons why we are consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work by Buffalo’s Business First.

Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample in confidence 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.

Litigation Attorney - Burden, Hafner & Hansen - Buffalo (Posted 8/12/19)

Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC is seeking a full-time associate attorney to join its litigation team.   The candidate must be admitted to the New York State Bar and possess a minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience in insurance defense litigation. Experience in the areas of transportation law, labor law, product liability and premises liability are preferred.  Candidates with other experience are encouraged to apply.   Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, have excellent research and writing skills and a strong communication skills. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.   Generous benefit package includes,  401(k), medical insurance, dental insurance, cell phone reimbursement, CLE costs, membership dues, Health Care FSA for eligible medical expenses, and Dependent Care FSA for eligible child care expenses.  Employees may enroll in the Parking and Transportation Expense Reimbursement Accounts, which allows them to pay for out-of-pocket work-related parking and transportation expenses with per-tax dollars. The billable hourly requirements are reasonable, and bonuses are available for exceeding the billable hourly requirements.   The atmosphere is open and collaborative.   Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, writing sample and transcript to Donna L. Burden at dlb@bhhattorneys.com.  All submissions will remain confidential.   Burden, Hafner, & Hansen is committed to equal employment opportunity.

Labor Relations Coordinator (Part-Time) - The Genesee Valley Educational Partnership - LeRoy (Posted 8/8/19)

The Genesee Valley Educational Partnership is seeking a part-time (.5FTE) Labor Relations Coordinator. Please visit our web site at www.gvboces.org for a detailed listing with qualifications and duties. Salary: $40,000 with pro-rated benefits and eligibility for a NYS pension. Start ASAP.  Send letter of interest and resume by August 23, 2019 referencing Vac. 20-10 to: Carla Franklin, Genesee Valley Educational Partnership, 80 Munson St., LeRoy, NY 14482 or email: hr@gvboces.org

Americorps Legal Assistant: Access to Justice Project (3 Months)- LawNY - Olean (Posted 8/7/2019)

The Access to Justice Project is a partnership between LawNY® and AmeriCorps, America’s most preeminent volunteer service program, which seeks to address the legal needs of the poor by expanding the level of legal assistance available and helping low-income clients to access the legal system in order to achieve economic benefits, decent housing, health care and other critical basic needs.  In addition, members work to recruit and support community volunteers and enhance efforts at collaboration with local human services agencies.

AmeriCorps members provide intake and screening services for income-eligible persons seeking legal assistance with civil law problems and outreach to underserved populations.  They are offered the opportunity for direct, substantive legal experience, excellent training and a chance to make a critical difference for low-income and vulnerable populations and their communities. 

Members receive a living allowance of $715.42 semi-monthly for the duration of the contract term. They may also be eligible for aid in obtaining basic health coverage, an educational award of up to $6,095, childcare expenses and deferment of student loans. The successful candidate will serve full-time for twelve months in our Geneva, NY office. The term of service is may begin as early as August, 2019 and can run through no later than January 31, 2020, depending upon start date. Term renewal may be available after that time.

Member Responsibilities:

  1. Provide screening and intake for low-income persons seeking civil legal assistance;
  2. Recruit and support volunteer lawyers, students and community members;
  3. Assist staff attorneys in providing legal services to clients ;
  4. Work with community agencies serving low-income populations to strengthen collaborations;
  5. Provide outreach and community education for targeted groups;
  6. Participate on relevant staff committees and work groups;
  7. Participate in impact cases or projects.

Member Qualifications:

Members should have at least two years of college or equivalent experience.  Prior experience working with low-income persons is preferred.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume and (3) references to: Kate Woods at lawnyapplications@lawny.org.

Americorps Legal Assistant: Access to Justice Project (3 Months)- LawNY - Geneva (Posted 8/7/2019)

The Access to Justice Project is a partnership between LawNY® and AmeriCorps, America’s most preeminent volunteer service program, which seeks to address the legal needs of the poor by expanding the level of legal assistance available and helping low-income clients to access the legal system in order to achieve economic benefits, decent housing, health care and other critical basic needs.  In addition, members work to recruit and support community volunteers and enhance efforts at collaboration with local human services agencies.

AmeriCorps members provide intake and screening services for income-eligible persons seeking legal assistance with civil law problems and outreach to underserved populations.  They are offered the opportunity for direct, substantive legal experience, excellent training and a chance to make a critical difference for low-income and vulnerable populations and their communities. 

Members receive a living allowance of $715.42 semi-monthly for the duration of the contract term. They may also be eligible for aid in obtaining basic health coverage, an educational award of up to $6,095, childcare expenses and deferment of student loans. The successful candidate will serve full-time for twelve months in our Geneva, NY office. The term of service is may begin as early as August, 2019 and can run through no later than January 31, 2020, depending upon start date. Term renewal may be available after that time.

Member Responsibilities:

  1. Provide screening and intake for low-income persons seeking civil legal assistance;
  2. Recruit and support volunteer lawyers, students and community members;
  3. Assist staff attorneys in providing legal services to clients ;
  4. Work with community agencies serving low-income populations to strengthen collaborations;
  5. Provide outreach and community education for targeted groups;
  6. Participate on relevant staff committees and work groups;
  7. Participate in impact cases or projects.

Member Qualifications:

Members should have at least two years of college or equivalent experience.  Prior experience working with low-income persons is preferred.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume and (3) references to: Kate Woods at lawnyapplications@lawny.org.

Americorps Legal Assistant: Access to Justice Project - LawNY - Olean (Posted 8/7/2019)

The Access to Justice Project is a partnership between LawNY® and AmeriCorps, America’s most preeminent volunteer service program, which seeks to address the legal needs of the poor by expanding the level of legal assistance available and helping low-income clients to access the legal system in order to achieve economic benefits, decent housing, health care and other critical basic needs.  In addition, members work to recruit and support community volunteers and enhance efforts at collaboration with local human services agencies.

AmeriCorps members provide intake and screening services for income-eligible persons seeking legal assistance with civil law problems and outreach to underserved populations.  They are offered the opportunity for direct, substantive legal experience, excellent training and a chance to make a critical difference for low-income and vulnerable populations and their communities. 

Members receive a living allowance of $715.42 semi-monthly for the duration of the contract term. They may also be eligible for aid in obtaining basic health coverage, an educational award of up to $6,095, childcare expenses and deferment of student loans. The successful candidate will serve full-time for twelve months in our Geneva, NY office. The term of service is may begin as early as November 1, 2019 and can run through no later than January 31, 2021, depending upon start date. Term renewal may be available after that time.

Member Responsibilities:

  1. Provide screening and intake for low-income persons seeking civil legal assistance;
  2. Recruit and support volunteer lawyers, students and community members;
  3. Assist staff attorneys in providing legal services to clients ;
  4. Work with community agencies serving low-income populations to strengthen collaborations;
  5. Provide outreach and community education for targeted groups;
  6. Participate on relevant staff committees and work groups;
  7. Participate in impact cases or projects.

Member Qualifications:

Members should have at least two years of college or equivalent experience.  Prior experience working with low-income persons is preferred.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume and (3) references to: Kate Woods at lawnyapplications@lawny.org.

Americorps Legal Assistant: Access to Justice Project - LawNY - Geneva (Posted 8/7/2019)

The Access to Justice Project is a partnership between LawNY® and AmeriCorps, America’s most preeminent volunteer service program, which seeks to address the legal needs of the poor by expanding the level of legal assistance available and helping low-income clients to access the legal system in order to achieve economic benefits, decent housing, health care and other critical basic needs.  In addition, members work to recruit and support community volunteers and enhance efforts at collaboration with local human services agencies.

AmeriCorps members provide intake and screening services for income-eligible persons seeking legal assistance with civil law problems and outreach to underserved populations.  They are offered the opportunity for direct, substantive legal experience, excellent training and a chance to make a critical difference for low-income and vulnerable populations and their communities. 

Members receive a living allowance of $715.42 semi-monthly for the duration of the contract term. They may also be eligible for aid in obtaining basic health coverage, an educational award of up to $6,095, childcare expenses and deferment of student loans. The successful candidate will serve full-time for twelve months in our Geneva, NY office. The term of service is may begin as early as November 1, 2019 and can run through no later than January 31, 2021, depending upon start date. Term renewal may be available after that time.

Member Responsibilities:

  1. Provide screening and intake for low-income persons seeking civil legal assistance;
  2. Recruit and support volunteer lawyers, students and community members;
  3. Assist staff attorneys in providing legal services to clients ;
  4. Work with community agencies serving low-income populations to strengthen collaborations;
  5. Provide outreach and community education for targeted groups;
  6. Participate on relevant staff committees and work groups;
  7. Participate in impact cases or projects.

Member Qualifications:

Members should have at least two years of college or equivalent experience.  Prior experience working with low-income persons is preferred.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume and (3) references to: Kate Woods at lawnyapplications@lawny.org.

Commercial Lending Associate Attorney - Underberg & Kessler LLP - Rochester (Posted 8/6/19)

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 lending institutions 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 offers 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.

Corporate Associate Attorney - Underberg & Kessler LLP - Rochester (Posted 8/6/19)

Underberg & Kessler LLP, a growing mid-sized law firm, is seeking an Associate to join its Corporate Practice Group in Rochester, NY.  Our ideal candidate has three to five years of experience handling corporate legal matters including mergers and acquisitions, financial/securities offerings, governance and compliance issues, and other business transactions.  Qualified candidates must be admitted to practice in New York State, possess strong drafting, negotiation, and technical skills, and be motivated self-starters who take ownership of their projects.  We look to hire bright individuals who are 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 offers 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.

Litigation Associate Attorney - Underberg & Kessler LLP - Rochester (Posted 8/6/19)

Underberg & Kessler LLP, a growing mid-sized law firm, has an opening for a Litigation Associate for its Rochester, NY office. Our litigation practice team members handle general civil litigation matters and have experience representing clients in courts and in arbitrations and mediations. Qualified candidates must be admitted to practice in New York State and have three to five years of experience representing public and private clients in litigated matters in the New York State and federal trial and appellate courts. We look to hire bright individuals who are team players with a strong work ethic, excellent written and verbal communication skills and sound judgment and who take ownership of their projects. The Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We offer a collaborative and collegial environment, and a competitive salary and benefits package.  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.

 


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