Associate Attorney - Ferrara Fiorenza PC - Rochester & Syracuse (Posted 11/6/19)
Ferrara Fiorenza PC seeks an associate attorney to join dynamic and expanding school and employment law practice; 3 to 5 years’ experience and litigation skills preferred. Openings in Rochester and Syracuse offices. Competitive salary, bonuses, 401(k) plan with Firm contributions, profit sharing and excellent benefit plans.  CNY Best Places to Work recipient. Please submit letters of interest and resumes to Katherine Senn, Office Administrator at Ferrara Fiorenza PC, 5010 Campuswood Drive, East Syracuse, New York 13057 or kasenn@ferrarafirm.com

Paralegal - LawNY - Ithaca (Posted 11/4/19)
The Ithaca office of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.® (LawNY®) has an immediate opening for a Staff Paralegal in our Housing and Benefits Unit.  Responsibilities include a broad range of outreach, intake, advocacy and case management services related to preserving and securing safe and affordable housing, including, homelessness prevention and housing advocacy for clients in Tompkins County.  The Paralegal’s duties will include outreach to clients and community agencies, initial client intake interviews, factual investigation of clients’ cases, legal research, and communication with clients and community agencies, including shelter providers and landlords.
 
Program:  LawNY® is a not-for-profit law firm which provides civil legal services to low-income clients in a fourteen-county region in the Finger Lakes and western New York State.  The Ithaca office serves two of these counties (Tompkins and Tioga) and provides representation primarily in the areas of housing, government benefits, family law, elder law, reentry and consumer law. Our Ithaca staff includes attorneys, paralegals, and a legal support team who work closely across areas of specialization to bring a holistic approach to addressing legal issues affecting our clients and community.  We are looking for a Paralegal who can develop and implement an early intervention and case management project to supplement our existing court-oriented eviction defense and housing advocacy services.
 
Requirements:  College degree and/or relevant work experience, is required.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, and organization and writing skills. Limited case management services using a strengths based approach and experience with the use of trauma informed care practices is highly preferred.  A commitment to helping poor and disadvantaged people overcome institutional barriers to legal access is desired.  Proficiency in Spanish is an advantage, but is not required.
 
Salary: Salary is dependent on experience. The salary for a Paralegal who is credited with five years of experience is $35.000. The initial salary will increase annually based upon LawNY®’s salary scale.  LawNY® provides an excellent health insurance, disability and employee benefits package.
 
Procedure:  Applicants should submit a cover letter describing qualifications, resume, and the names of three references as soon as possible.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be sent by email to Gregg A. Thomas, Managing Attorney, Ithaca Office at: lawnyapplications"at"lawny"dot"org
 
Supervising Attorney - LawNY - Elmira (Posted 11/4/19)
The Elmira office of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. ® has an immediate opening for a Supervising Attorney to provide leadership and supervision in the delivery of comprehensive legal services to eligible clients. In addition to supervising other designated staff members, duties include providing direct services across the full range of general practice matters handled by the program at the Administrative, Trial Court and Appellate levels. Representation of eligible clients is expected in various civil areas including: Domestic Violence, Landlord/Tenant, Public Housing, Foreclosure, Public Benefits, Family Law, Consumer Issues and other matters within program priorities.
 
Program: Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. is a not-for-profit law firm which provides civil legal services to low-income clients in a fourteen county area of western New York including the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier region. The Elmira office directly serves the residents of Chemung and Schuyler Counties.
 
Requirements: Admission to the New York State Bar and three or more years of legal experience is required. Experience with the courts and agencies in Schuyler and Chemung Counties and with domestic violence issues is preferred. Applicants must have excellent legal advocacy and writing skills and be able to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. In addition, applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to helping low income and disadvantaged people.
 
Salary: Salary is dependent on experience and based on a pay scale with annual increments. The entry level salary for a Supervising Attorney is $58,500 increasing to $68,400 for an attorney with ten years of experience. LawNY, Inc.® provides an excellent health and benefit package as well as generous leave provisions.
 
Procedure: Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their interest and qualifications, resume, legal writing sample and (3) references to the attention of Thomas Dubel, Deputy Director. Please send your application materials via email to:  lawnyapplications@lawny.org by November 15, 2019 in order to ensure full consideration. Applications will be accepted beyond that date until the position is filled.

Staff Attorney - LawNY - Elmira (Posted 11/4/19)
The Elmira office of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. ® has an immediate opening for a Staff Attorney.  This is a General Practice position, emphasizing Consumer Law, but including the full range of general practice matters handled by the program at the Administrative, Trial Court and Appellate levels.  Duties may include representation of eligible clients in various civil matters including Consumer, Landlord/Tenant, Real Property/Foreclosure, Medicaid/Health Care, SSI/Social Security, Welfare, Unemployment Insurance Benefits and other matters within program priorities.

Program:  Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. is a not-for-profit law firm which provides civil legal services to low-income clients in a fourteen county area of western New York including the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier region.  The Elmira office directly serves residents of the counties of Chemung and Schuyler Counties.

Requirements:  Admission to New York State Bar is required and at least two years of experience is preferred, particularly experience with the Courts and agencies in Schuyler and Chemung Counties and with Consumer Law.  Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to helping poor and disadvantaged people.

Salary:  Salary is dependent on experience and based on a pay scale with annual increments.  Entry level salary for a Staff Attorney is $50,000 increasing to $57,500 for an attorney with five years experience.  We also provide an excellent package of fringe benefits including health, disability and life insurance as well as generous leave provisions.

Procedure:  Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume with three references and a writing sample to the attention of Thomas Dubel, Deputy Director. Please send your application materials via email to: lawnyapplications@lawny.org by November 15, 2019 in order to receive full consideration. Applications will be accepted beyond that date until the position is filled.

Labor & Employment Attorney - Nixon Peabody LLP- Rochester (posted 10/28/19)
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 Labor & Employment Practice Group is seeking to hire a mid-level associate to join our Rochester office.
The ideal candidate will have two to five years of experience working in employment litigation and other aspects of labor and employment law.
 
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 diverse team of labor and employment attorneys cover every angle of the workplace: from wage-hour issues to complex ERISA matters, to employee use of social media.  Whether it’s a routine hire gone awry, wage and hour class action, a health care reform question, or a precedent-setting labor dispute, Nixon Peabody has it covered.  
 
Please visit our website to learn more about who we are and what we do – http://www.nixonpeabody.com/labor_and_employment.
 
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.
To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers

Attorney (Associate Attorney, Senior Attorney)Crown Castle - Rochester (Posted 10/28/19)
Crown Castle, the nation’s largest provider of communications infrastructure (towers, small cells, fiber) with more than 5,000 employees across the country, is seeking a junior or mid-level attorney for its Rochester office.  This position would provide legal assistance and counseling regarding wireline and wireless customer contracts, service and vendor contracts, regulatory and corporate matters, and other areas.

For the full job listing and how to apply Click Here 


Operations Manager - The United States District Court for the Western District of New York- Buffalo & Rochester (Posted 10/23/19)
The United States District Court for the Western District of New York is seeking a senior-level, professional responsible for the day-to-day administration, supervision, and overall management of the Clerk’s Office Operations Departments located in Buffalo and Rochester, New York.
 
The Operations Manager is a senior-level, professional responsible for the day-to-day administration, supervision, and overall management of the operation departments. The Operations Manager serves as a member of the Clerk's Office Management Team. The Operations Manager operates with a high degree of independence, within the policy directives of the Court and Clerk.To apply, please visit: www.nywd.uscourts.gov/employment-opportunities.
 
For the full job lisiting and how to apply Click Here
 
Family Law Attorney - LawNY - Jamestown (Posted 10/23/19)
The Jamestown office of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. ® (LawNY) has an immediate opening for a full time Staff Attorney in our Family Law Unit. The attorney will work primarily on the Chautauqua County Family Court Project which represents qualified low-income individuals in custody cases assigned in Chautauqua County Family Court. The attorney position will also provide victims of domestic violence and sexual assault with specialized legal advice and representation in Family Court and other civil matters that affect their safety, stability and financial security. 

Organization Description: LawNY® is a not-for-profit organization which provides civil legal services to low-income clients in a fourteen-county region in western New York State. The Jamestown office serves Chautauqua County in western New York. The office provides legal advice and representation in the areas of housing, foreclosure defense, public benefits, family, employment, consumer, health and education. LawNY® practices in a wide variety of courts, including justice court, state and county court, bankruptcy court and federal court, as well as administrative agency proceedings. Program staff includes attorneys and paralegals who work across areas of specialization to bring a holistic approach to addressing issues affecting our clients and communities. LawNY® focuses on meeting the legal needs of individual clients, as well as addressing systemic problems that create barriers for clients living in poverty. 

Requirements: Applicants should have relevant legal experience and a demonstrated commitment to working with low-income families and individuals, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Applicants must be admitted to the New York State Bar. Law school graduates who have taken the first available New York State Bar Examination following completion of law school may qualify for a practice order pending admission to the New York State Bar pursuant to the LawNY practice order. Attorneys in another jurisdiction may qualify for a practice order for up to [18] months pursuant to court rule. Proficiency in Spanish is helpful, but not required 

Salary: Dependent on experience. The entry level annual salary for a newly admitted attorney with no practice experience is $50,000 and increases to $57,500 for an attorney with (5) years of experience. Staff are eligible for annual increases based on an established salary scale. LawNY® provides an excellent health insurance, disability and benefits practice. This position is considered exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act. 

Procedure- Applicants should submit:
A cover letter describing qualifications, resume, writing sample and contact information for [3] references by November 18, 2019 to ensure full consideration. Applications will be accepted beyond that date until the position is filled. Applications should be addressed to Mr. Lynn L. Hartley, Managing Attorney and sent to the following e-mail address: lawnyapplications@lawny.org.

OVS Staff Attorney - Law NY - Geneva (Posted 10/22/19)
Position Summary The Geneva office of (LawNY®) has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic staff attorney to join our team. This position provides an exciting opportunity to advocate for the rights of victims of crime, largely in the context of family court litigation, through a grant funded by the Office of Victim Services. The position will work closely with staff from a local domestic violence advocacy agency. Familiarity with the dynamics of domestic violence is an advantage. 
Program Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. ® (LawNY®) is a not-for-profit law firm which works to eliminate barriers to justice by providing civil legal services to low-income clients in a fourteen-county region in the Finger Lakes and western New York State. The Geneva office serves five of those fourteen counties (Livingston, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates) and provides representation primarily in the areas of housing, family law, government benefits, elder law, civil rights and consumer law. We work to achieve individual and systemic change through litigation, administrative advocacy, and partnership with community organizations. Our 30 member Geneva staff includes attorneys, paralegals, and a legal support team who work closely across areas of specialization to bring a holistic approach to addressing law-related issues affecting our clients and communities. 
Required Qualifications: 
  • Admission to New York State bar, ability to waive in, or ability to practice under LawNY’s practice order as a law school graduate who has taken the bar exam pending passage 
  • A strong commitment to helping low-income and marginalized persons overcome institutional barriers and a passion for addressing systemic injustices 
  • Excellent written, oral communication, research, and organizational skills 
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with colleagues, community organizations and government agencies 
  • Ability to work effectively both collaboratively and independently 
  • Dedication to working in and sustaining an environment that enables staff and clients to feel empowered, valued, respected, and safe 
  • Highest ethical standards 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Relevant legal experience and/or familiarity with family law issues 
  • Fluency in Spanish 
Start Date:November/December 2019 
Compensation Salary is competitive and based on a formal salary scale dependent on years of relevant experience. For example, the entry level annual salary for a newly admitted attorney with no practice experience is $50,000 and increases to $57,500 for an attorney with five years of experience. 
LawNY® provides an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, generous leave provisions, retirement plan, paid parental leave, disability coverage, a flexible and accommodating work schedule, and numerous opportunities for professional development and other benefits. 
To Apply Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter describing qualifications, 2) resume, and 3) the name and contact information of three references by November 4, 2019 to ensure full consideration. Applications will be accepted beyond that date until the position is filled. Applications should be sent by email to Deputy Director Kate Woods at: lawnyapplications@lawny.org. 
 
 
Americorps Legal Assistant - LawNY - Geneva (Posted 10/22/19)
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 Elmira, New York office. The term of service may begin between November 1, 2019 and February 1, 2020 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: Thomas Dubel, Deputy Director at lawnyapplications@lawny.org.
 
Americorps Legal Assistant - LawNY - Elimra (Posted 10/22/19)
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 Elmira, New York office. The term of service may begin between November 1, 2019 and February 1, 2020 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: Thomas Dubel, Deputy Director at lawnyapplications@lawny.org.

Housing Attorney - LawNY - Geneva (Posted 10/22/19)
Position Summary
The Geneva office of (LawNY®) has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic staff attorney to join our housing team. This position provides an exciting opportunity to advocate on a variety of poverty law-related issues, including landlord/tenant, fair housing, low-income homeowner issues, federal and state housing programs, code enforcement, mobile homes, redevelopment and land use, homelessness, TANF/Safety Net, SNAP, consumer issues, and the intersection of all these issues with racial justice. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an understanding of at least one of these areas of anti-poverty law through personal or professional experience.
The attorney hired for this position should be prepared to work in a variety of legal settings, including but not limited to litigation in various levels of New York state and federal courts, appellate practice, mediations and negotiations, transactional work and administrative law hearings. Working with other LawNY® staff members and the community, the attorney will help develop strategies, including affirmative litigation, to address individual and systemic problems that adversely impact low-income and marginalized persons.
Program
Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.® (LawNY®) is a not-for-profit law firm which works to eliminate barriers to justice by providing civil legal services to low-income clients in a fourteen-county region in the Finger Lakes and western New York State. The Geneva office serves five of those fourteen counties (Livingston, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates) and provides representation primarily in the areas of housing, family law, government benefits, elder law, civil rights and consumer law. We work to achieve individual and systemic change through litigation, administrative advocacy, and partnership with community organizations. Our 30 member Geneva staff includes attorneys, paralegals, and a legal support team who work closely across areas of specialization to bring a holistic approach to addressing law-related issues affecting our clients and communities.
Required Qualifications:
  • Admission to New York State bar, ability to waive in, or ability to practice under LawNY’s practice order as a law school graduate who has taken the bar exam pending passage
  • A strong commitment to helping low-income and marginalized persons overcome institutional barriers to access housing and income supports and a passion for addressing systemic injustices
  • Experience working with or coming from traditionally marginalized communities
  • Excellent written, oral communication, research, and organizational skills
  • Thorough, creative, and strategic approach to tasks
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with colleagues, community organizations and government agencies
  • Ability to work effectively both collaboratively and independently
  • Dedication to working in and sustaining an environment that enables staff and clients to feel empowered, valued, respected, and safe
  • Highest ethical standards
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Relevant legal experience and/or familiarity with many of our areas of practice
  • Fluency in Spanish
Start Date: December 2019
Compensation
Salary is competitive and based on a formal salary scale dependent on years of relevant experience. For example, the entry level annual salary for a newly admitted attorney with no practice experience is $50,000 and increases to $57,500 for an attorney with five years of experience.  
LawNY® provides an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, generous leave provisions, retirement plan, paid parental leave, disability coverage, a flexible and accommodating work schedule, and numerous opportunities for professional development and other benefits.
To Apply
Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter describing qualifications, 2) resume, and 3) the name and contact of three references by October 30, 2019 to ensure full consideration. Applications will be accepted beyond that date until the position is filled. Applications should be sent by email to Managing Attorney Kate Woods at: lawnyapplications@lawny.org.

Customer Services Clerk - The United States District Court for the Western District of New York- Buffalo (Posted 10/21/19)

The United States District Court for the Western District of New York is seeking an Intake/Customer Services Clerk to support the Clerk’s Office. To apply, please visit: www.nywd.uscourts.gov/employment-opportunities.

Qualification Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent and two years of general experience.
General experience includes progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates the possession of, or the ability to acquire, the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position.
Preferred Qualifications/Court Preferred Skills
Prior customer service experience preferred.
Organizational Relationship
This position reports directly to the Operations Supervisor.
 
For the full job lisiting and how to apply Click Here
 

Staff Attorney - University at Buffalo School of Law - Buffalo (Posted 10/21/19)

Government Accountability and Press Freedom Clinical Teaching Fellowship/Staff Attorney
University at Buffalo School of Law
The University at Buffalo School of Law invites applications for a Government Accountability and Press Freedom Clinical Teaching Fellowship/Staff Attorney position, to commence as soon as possible this fall semester. The successful candidate will co-supervise a clinic focused on government transparency, free speech, and civil liberties, alongside a law school faculty member. This position offers attorneys with an interest in press freedom, First Amendment, and government accountability the opportunity to engage in high-impact litigation and other work in support of local journalism and accountability efforts.
For additional information, qualification requirements, and application procedures go to:

Insurance Defense Attorney - Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC - Rochester (Posted 10/16/19)

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.

Attorney - Bennett Schechter Arcuri & Will LLP - Buffalo (posted 10/15/19)

Bennett Schechter Arcuri & Will LLP (www.bsawlaw.com) is growing. We are seeking to add an associate attorney to join the transportation and insurance defense practice group. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and communication skills. The position includes health insurance benefits and 401k. The associate will be involved in the representation of national transportation, insurance, and retail businesses in the defense of litigation claims throughout New York State, and will work directly with the litigation partners. Only attorneys admitted to practice in New York with 1-3 years relevant experience will be considered. Please send resume directly to Joel Schechter at jschechter@bsawlaw.com.

Unified Court System Employment Opportunities (2) - Appellate Division, 4th Department at MHLS - Rochester/ Utica (posted 10/10/19)*

There are two Unified Court System Employment Opportunities located within the Appellate Division, Fourth Department at MHLS. 
 
One position is located in Rochester:  Please click the link below to view the announcement.
                                               
Another position is located in Utica:  Please click the link below to view the announcement.
 
Also see the link below to the fill-able UCS-5 Application for Employment.
 
 
Americorps Legal Assistant - LawNY - Rochester (Posted 10/10/19)
 
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 Jamestown, 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: Lynn Hartley at lawnyapplications@lawny.org.
 

Municipal Attorney III - City of Rochester - Rochester (Posted 10/9/19)

The City of Rochester’s Law Department is seeking an experienced attorney to join its legal staff.  The Municipal Attorney is responsible for representing the City in residential and commercial real estate transactions, review of contracts, negotiation of economic development projects, financing of projects and representation of City boards and commissions.  

The ideal candidate will possess a juris doctorate from a law school of recognized standing and a minimum of four (4) years of experience as an attorney licensed to practice in New York State.

 The City of Rochester Offers:

·           Excellent Benefits Package

·           NYS Retirement System

·           Liberal Holidays and Vacation

All applications MUST be submitted on the City of Rochester's website (www.cityofrochester.gov) no later than November 1, 2019.  If you wish to submit a resume to accompany your application, please e-mail it 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.

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

 


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