Legal Jobs In Rochester and Western New York

Lawyer Referral Service/Grievance Coordinator, Monroe County Bar Association (posted 11/17/17)

Monroe County Bar Association is seeking a full time Lawyer Referral Service/Grievance Coordinator to work at its office, located in the heart of Downtown Rochester. This position will report directly to the Finance and Operations Manager.


Lawyer Referral Service (LRS)

  • Receive and make live phone calls and return web requests referring clients to attorneys in their specific area of need.   
  • Log all information in our management software and track the referral from inception to completion of case including tracking fees due and follow up surveys.
  • Communicate with other LRS coordinators around the country through Listerv to exchange ideas and information for the benefit of the program.
  • Promote the LRS program within the community.

Fee Arbitration

  • Receive and process complaints via telephone and mail.  
  • Work with Committee Chair regarding assignments and follow thru.

Professional Performance

  • Receive and process complaints via telephone and mail.  
  • Work with Committee Chair and NYS Attorney Grievance Committee.
  • Maintain spreadsheets and databases with all pertinent information.


The ideal candidate must be motivated, able to multi task and enjoy working in a small environment that is fast-paced, member focused, and results driven:

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Computer literate with excellent skills in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to learn and apply new software programs.
  • Able to work independently as well as a team member.
  • Willingness to work outside the job description parameters.
  • Ability to present self professionally and intelligently to colleagues and members.
  • Ability to build relationships and work well across functions.
  • Strong work ethic – willing do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Associates degree or better in a related discipline preferred. 
  • 2-3 years of experience in the legal field preferred.

This is a permanent opportunity with a pay rate based on experience and skill level. Excellent benefits package. Only those meeting the criteria will be invited to interview.

Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of:

Kathy Fico
Finance and Operations Manager
Monroe County Bar Association

Associate Attorney, Ernstrom & Dreste LLP - Rochester, NY (posted 11/14/17)

Commercial litigation firm, with a focus in construction and surety law, seeks a full-time associate attorney with 1-4 years of litigation experience. Candidates must be motivated, admitted to practice in New York, and have excellent writing skills. Experience in construction industry a bonus, but not required. Competitive salary and benefits.

Please send your resume and writing sample to: Clara Onderdonk at

925 Clinton Square
Rochester, NY 14604
(800) 650-9009

Commercial Litigation Attorney - Buffalo, NY (posted 11/8/17)

Barclay Damon LLP, a 275-attorney law firm, with 33 practice offerings and eleven offices throughout New York State and the Northeast, is seeking an Associate for its Buffalo office to join its Commercial Litigation Practice Group. The Associate should have 4-6 years of litigation experience, and prior experience in complex commercial litigation will be highly regarded.

Candidate must be licensed to practice in the state of New York; have superior verbal, written and interpersonal skills as well as have demonstrated abilities to work directly with clients and develop and execute service strategies.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript in confidence to:

Recruitment Coordinator
Barclay Damon LLP
Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Contact: Recruitment Coordinator Email:

LOCATION(S): Buffalo

Barclay Damon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO M/F/V/H

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