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Associate -- Gale Gale & Hunt, LLC (Syracuse)
Gale Gale & Hunt, LLC, a litigation boutique located in Central New York, is looking for an admitted attorney with 1-2 years experience. Law Review and/or Judicial Clerkship preferred. Please respond with resume to email@example.com. Confidentiality insured.
Two-Year Legal Fellowship -- Empire Justice Center (Rochester)
The Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship will be awarded to a talented, committed law school graduate at the beginning of her or his career in the area of poverty law. All applicants must be entering or in their third year of law school. The fellow will be placed at the Empire Justice Center in Rochester, NY and will represent low-income clients in complex areas of litigation and other types of advocacy. The fellow's background and interests will be matched with high priority legal concerns of the poor which are not currently being addressed or that require additional resources. The duration of the Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship is two years; starting salary is $47,000. In addition, Empire Justice Center offers a generous benefits package.
The goal of the Fellowship is to increase legal advocacy for Great Rochester's low income families in high priority areas that are currently underserved. In addition, the Fellowship is designed to attract dynamic and talented, new lawyers to the practice of poverty law.
The Fellowship is funded in Hanna's memory by her family, as well as through private contribution's and donation to a Memorial Fund. The application deadline is October 15, 2014. The fellow will be notified in January 2015 and will begin work in September, 2015.
Please submit with this application:
1. A 1-2 page cover letter detailing what influenced your decision to attend law school, and why you want to represent low-income people;
2. Offical law school transcript;
4. Two letters of recommendation highlighting your ability and commitment to practice poverty law;
5. Completed application and essay.
Patent Agent -- Hodgson Russ LLP (Buffalo)
Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking a Patent Agent for our Buffalo office. The successful candidate must have an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering and at least 1-2 years of experience in preparation and prosecution of patent applications, and management of global patent portfolios.
Please visit the careers section of www.hodgsonruss.com to apply.
ERISA/EMployee Benefits Attorney - Nixon Peabody LLP
Nixon Peabody is seeking a highly motivated attorney to join our Employee Benefits Team in the Rochester, Albany or Buffalo, NY offices. The ideal candidate will have approximately four or more years of experience in ERISA and employee benefits counseling, focusing on issues related to retirement plans, health and welfare plans and executive compensation programs for both private and public businesses. The successful candidate will work with both employers and plan services providers to help them comply with the latest legal developments.
Excellent academic credentials, superb communication and writing skills, a commitment to excellence and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment a must.
NP's full service Employee Benefits Team delivers creative, specialized and real-world solutions to our clients. Our team makes compliance simple, designing employee benefit plans that give our clients a competitive edge while keeping them in step with the law.
For consideration, please visit our website to apply online at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/Careers
Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
Deputy Chief Attorney -- Mental Hygiene Legal Services (Rochester)
Deputy Chief Attorneys serve in a confidential capacity and are responsible for assisting in the development of policy and administering operations of units in the Mental Hygiene Legal Services, attorney disciplinary committees, or other such units. Deputy Chief Attorneys also research legal issues and questions, present complex cases before administrative tribunals and trial and appellate courts, organize complex investigations, and perform related duties as assigned.
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All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a UCS-5 Application for Employment form (obtainable from any administrative office in the court building or on the web at www.nycourts.gov/careers/UCS5.pdf with a resume to:
Emmett J. Creahan, Director
Mental Hygiene Legal Service - Administrative Offices
M. Dolores Denman Courthouse
50 East Avenue, Suite 402
Rochester, NY 14604
Immigration Law Senior Attorney (New York)
Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) is seeking an experienced immigration attorney. This position is part of NMIC's Immigration team consisting of on Senior attorney and three paralegals who carry their own caseloads. The Immigration Unit currently provides legal representation and advocacy in a comprehensive array of immigration matters, including: VAWA self-petitions, U-visa petitions, Battered Spouse Waivers, Adjustment of Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Naturalization, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS). The Immigration Attorney will also provide representation before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR).
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