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Division of Regional Affairs Rochester Regional Office Assistant Attorney General Reference No. ROC_AAG_3261

The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to serve in the Rochester Regional Office. The Regional Office represents the State, its agencies and officers in a wide range of defensive litigation pending in federal and state courts, as well as affirmative, public advocacy litigation involving such diverse areas as consumer protection, civil rights, public integrity and charities fraud in state court.

Applicants must be capable of handling all phases of the investigations and litigation from commencement through trial and have superior writing, analytical, organizational, negotiation and supervisory skills. A minimum of two (2) years of experience is also required.

Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the Office be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.

OAG employees serve more than 19.85 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State.

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

  • Cover Letter (You may address to Legal Recruitment)

  • Resume

  • List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses

  • Most recent transcript (if less than 5-years postgraduate);

  • Writing Sample

    Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.

    If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

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.

Real Estate Attorney - 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.

General Practice Attorney - Underberg & Kessler LLP seeks an experienced general practice attorney to join its Canandaigua, NY office.  Applicants must be admitted to practice in New York State and have active experience handling residential and commercial real estate transactions, trust and estate, and general business matters.  The successful candidate is highly motivated, has an existing book of business, exercises sound business and legal judgment, effectively manages client relationships, has strong business development skills and is motivated to grow his or her practice, possesses superb written and verbal communication skills, and values and thrives in a collaborative and collegial environment. Please visit www.underbergkessler.com to apply and to learn more about the Firm.

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/

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.

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.