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LawNY Geneva, NY and Olean NY

Americorps Legal Assistant position's in our Geneva, NY and Olean, NY Office's. 
Short-Term AmeriCorps Job Posting - Geneva
12-Month AmeriCorps Job Posting - Geneva
Short-Term AmeriCorps Job Posting - Olean
12-Month AmeriCorps Job Posting - Olean

UNDERBERG & KESSLER LLP OPENINGS

Commercial Lending Associate Attorney

 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, 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.comPlease 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, 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.

Bi-Lingual Paralegal - ECBA VLP, Batavia, NY

The ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, a non-profit legal services organization, seeks a full time Spanish speaking paralegal for our law office in Batavia, NY. Duties/Responsibilities:

 Perform client intakes and filings, as directed, at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility  Assist attorneys with country conditions research and translations as well as preparing motions, compiling hearing evidence, gathering bond evidence, etc.

 Maintain client files

 General office support work – data entry, filing, photocopying, phones, mail, etc. Local travel to and from the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility is required as well as occasional trips to the Buffalo office. Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle are required.

See full announcement: https://ecbavlp.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/BTV-Paralegal-2019.pdf

EMPIRE JUSTICE CENTER POSITIONS

We have exciting legal opportunities for highly motivated individuals who are looking to make a meaningful difference and make the law work for all New Yorkers; especially those who need our protection most! Please support us in putting together a strong candidate pool for our open positions at Empire Justice Center. 
 
Links to Position Description and Application Procedure also provided here:  
https://empirejustice.org/work-with-us/

LEGAL ASSISTANCE OF WESTERN NEW YORK
AMERICORPS MEMBERS – LEGAL ASSISTANT - ACCESS TO JUSTICE PROJECT (Rochester, NY)

See full job description.

PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT - Law Office of June Castellano

Position available for a Paralegal/Legal assistant.  Law Office of June Castellano in Brighton.  Flexible hours.  Experience with family law preferred but not required.  Send statement of interest and a resume to june@junecastellano.com.

STAFF ATTORNEYS – The Legal Aid Society of NY

FAMILY LAW 
 The Attorney will provide direct legal representation to victims of domestic violence who are facing homelessness or whose housing situation is compromised. Comprehensive broad based civil legal services will be provided in matters such as family law, housing, consumer law, and other areas to stabilize their living situation and increase safety. This program is a collaboration with the YWCA and Willow Domestic Violence Center.  
 Qualification:

  • Juris Doctor & admission to the New York State Bar.

  • High level of initiative, self-motivation, and organization.

  • Excellent legal research and writing skills.

  • Strong negotiating ability.

  • Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas efficiently and accurately.

  • Respectful and empathetic consideration for clients.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and community partners.

  • Access to reliable transportation.

Please send the following information to be considered:

Send the following information to:  
https://lasroc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=46.
 Human Resources, The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY, 1 West Main Street, Suite 800 Rochester, N.Y., 14614.

COMPLEX COMMERCIAL DISPUTES ASSOCIATE - Nixon Peabody LLP, Rochester, NY Office

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.

Qualified candidates will have approximately four to six years of commercial litigation experience, including significant direct responsibility for drafting pleadings, motions, memoranda and correspondence for use in state and federal court, arbitration, or mediation proceedings, drafting and responding to sophisticated and complex discovery requests, managing electronic discovery, conferring, negotiating, and communicating with opposing counsel, and preparing for, defending and conducting depositions. Hearing and trial experience is a plus, but not required. New York State Bar admission also is required.
 
The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with stellar academic credentials, superb communication and writing skills, a commitment to excellence, and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate also will have a strong interest in building a practice in Rochester, and being a part of the local community.
 
More than a third of Nixon Peabody’s lawyers are litigators. Our team of litigators, located in our offices across the United States, represent clients at every level of the judicial system; in international forums; and in mediation, arbitration, and other methods of alternative dispute resolution. We help our clients manage virtually all forms of disputes, from relatively simple matters to highly complex cases.
 
At Nixon Peabody, our commitment to pro bono is reflected in our policies; we give billable credit for pro bono work and recognize our lawyers’ achievements through awards programs and during our evaluation process. We believe our time giving back is time well spent.
 
To learn more, or to apply online, please visit our website at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY -  Shaw & Murphy, PLLC, Ithaca, NY

Local, well established Law Firm seeks a full-time mid-level Associate. Collegial person with five or more years' experience for our General Practice Law Firm with two partners, one mid-level Associate, and three paralegals, three offices, six counties served. 

Seeking experience in Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Estate Planning and Administration, Civil Litigation, Family and Matrimonial, Criminal Defense, Business Entities and Not-for-Profits. Knowledge of Greek Chapter Law and University issues desirable. 

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Immediate opening. Visit ShawLawFirm.com. Submit letter and resume to Liam G.B. Murphy at 109 E. Seneca Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.