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Administrator of the Erie County Assigned Counsel Program                           
Well-respected organization providing legalrepresentation to indigent clients in criminal and family courts. Responsibilities include program development, oversight & management of 350attorney panel; grant management & budgeting; supervision of staff of 20.

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in thefollowing areas: budgets and financial reporting; grant writing and management;staff management; governmental relations; computer proficiency in Excel, Access& Word.  Job requires demonstrated strong work ethic, attention todetail, the ability to work in a team environment, and superior people skills.

Admitted to practice a minimum of 10 years.  $100K+,commensurate with experience, excellent benefits.  E-mail resume, coverletter demonstrating commitment to serving persons of limited means, andreferences by October 23, 2014 to mwilson@assigned.orgProjected start mid- to end of January 2015.  No phone calls please.

The Assigned Counsel Program is an Equal OpportunityEmployer.

Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant - Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC (Rochester)
Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC (Rochester,NY office) is seeking an experienced commercial real estate legal assistantto join our growing firm and become part of our sophisticated commercial realestate practice group.

Under general supervision andaccording to established policies and procedures this position is responsiblefor researching, reviewing and drafting of commercial real estate documentsincluding but not limited to the preparation of closing statements, transactionchecklists, deeds, and easements. The review of title commitments and titlecuratives, coordinating intake and delivery of transaction due diligencerequirements, providing memoranda of findings and overall assistance to theattorneys in preparation for closing.

The successful candidate shouldbe a positive-minded, organized, self-starter with superior oral and writtencommunication skills. Pride in work product, excellent interpersonal skills,and 10+ years of experience in commercial real estate arerequired. Experience in residential real estate cannot be used to substitute. Qualifiedcandidates should send a confidential letter of application and a currentresume with references to hrbsk@bsk.com.  We are an EEO Employer.

Litigation Attorney - Damon Morey LLP (Buffalo)
Damon Morey seeks litigation attorney to work in a medical malpractice group. Attorney should have a minimum of 5 years litigation experience with medical malpractice experience preferred but not required. Excellent law school credentials and NYS bar admission required. Please send resumes to Damon Morey LLP, 200 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1200 Buffalo, New York 14202, Attn: Human Resources or mdalton@damonmorey.com

U.S. Bankruptcy Judgeship Vacancy (District of New Jersey)
Chief Judge Theodore A. McKee of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit announces the application process for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of New Jersey, seated in Newark. A bankruptcy judge is appointed to a 14-year term pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 152.

The application process is entirely automated. No paper applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted electronically by October 22, 2014. Applications must be submitted only by the potential nominee personally. To apply, go to www.ca3.uscourts.gov for more information or call the Circuit Executive's Office at 215-597-0718.

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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 jobs@gghlawoffice.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. The 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. Official law school transcript;
3. Resume;
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 the 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 service 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 the 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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