Immigration Staff Attorney- Legal Aid Society - Rochester (Posted 4/7/19)

Reporting to the Program Director, ONA Legal Counsel will assist in carrying out ONA grant objectives and will work to advance the mission of The Legal Aid Society. ONA Legal Counsel will provide outreach, direct immigration legal services, naturalization application review, legal clinics, legal consultation days, community information sessions, Know Your Rights presentations, referrals, and technical legal assistance to ONA Opportunity Centers and other organizations across the counties of the Finger Lakes Region. This position will primarily operate out of Rochester, NY.

Qualification:

·         Juris Doctor & admission to 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 effectively 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:

·         Cover Letter

·         Resume

·         Professional References

·         Writing Sample (send to jaldrich@lasroc.org)

·         Unofficial Transcripts (if admitted under two years) (send to jaldrich@lasroc.org)

Send the following information to: 

https://lasroc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=44

Human Resources, The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY, 1 West Main Street, Suite 800 Rochester, NY 14614,

LASROC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Counsel - Buffalo - Delaware North - (Posted 4/17/19)

The Counsel role supports senior attorneys in the Delaware North legal department.  This role completes assigned projects and legal work independently, seeking input from senior attorneys where appropriate.  Senior attorneys confidently delegate work to this role and provide high level review/guidance.  This role also provides legal advice and service by combining skills in corporate law and sound business acumen, and takes the opportunity to work with unit management, functional management and subject matter experts.  Examples of work include:

·         Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contract contracts of varying complexities.

·         Conducting research on multiple topics for a diverse set of businesses.

·         Assisting with legal department innovation and initiatives.

·         Demonstrating progression in drafting, spotting issues, seeing risks, and develops strategies to add value while mitigating risk.

Other responsibilities consist of the following:

·         Working with unit management, functional management and subject matter experts by providing legal advice and service through skills in corporate law coupled with sound business acumen.

·         Spotting issues, seeing risks, and developing strategies to add value while mitigating risk.

·         Completing assigned projects and legal work independently, seeking input from senior attorneys where appropriate.  Following standards and processes outlined by the organization and legal department to maintain budget and expense regulations. 

·         Work product and ability to influence internal clients contributes to ensure compliance with laws, policies and regulations.

·         Conducting legal research on multiple legal topics for a diverse set of businesses. 

·         Serving as a role model for junior attorneys and contributing to effective collaboration within the team to drive outstanding client service.  

·         Driving a common understanding of business processes and expectations to ensure success.

·         Functioning effectively as an individual contributor and in a team environment.

·         Clarifying a common understanding of business processes and expectations to ensure success.

·         Serving as a trusted colleagues able to support decision making and sustainability of legal policy and regulatory decisions.

·         Collaborating with legal and business associates to assure high quality work product.

Qualifications

Law Degree from an accredited law school. Admission to NY Bar preferred with 5+ years’ legal experience as in-house counsel or large law firm environment. Skills in creative problem solving, time management, schedule flexibility, strong interpersonal skills, rapid analysis and comprehension, excellent understanding of basic business and personal computing technology, intense intellectual curiosity, good listener.  Proficiency with all Microsoft Office Products. Preferred additional experience in business setting or with other relevant financial experience.

Location

This position will be based out of Delaware North’s new global headquarters, a state-of-the-art, 12-story, mixed-use building in downtown Buffalo, N.Y. The headquarters facility, reflective of our values, integrates the latest advances in environmental, energy conservation and office design.

Who We Are

Take your career beyond the ordinary—to the extraordinary.

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision, grow with us.

Delaware North is one of the largest privately held hospitality companies in the world. Founded in 1915 and owned by the Jacobs family for more than 100 years, Delaware North has global operations at high-profile places such as sports and entertainment venues, national and state parks, destination resorts and restaurants, airports, and regional casinos. Our 55,000 employee associates are dedicated to creating special experiences one guest at a time in serving more than a half-billion guests annually. Delaware North operates in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurant and catering, parks, resorts, gaming, and specialty retail industries and has annual revenue of about $3 billion. Learn more about Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality, at www.DelawareNorth.com.

All applicants will be subject to a pre-employment background check and may be subject to a pre-employment drug test depending upon the position and/or client requirements.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.  Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please visit http://bit.ly/2Iu1j8p

 

Labor Relations Coordinator - LeRoy - The Genesee Valley Educational Partnership - (Posted 4/16/19)

The Genesee Valley Educational Partnership is seeking a part-time (.5FTE) Labor Relations Coordinator. Please visit our web site at www.gvboces.org for a detailed listing with qualifications and duties. Salary: $35,000 with pro-rated benefits and eligibility for a NYS pension. Start July 1, 2019.  Send letter of interest and resume by May 14, 2019 referencing Vac. 19-78 to: Carla Franklin, Genesee Valley Educational Partnership, 80 Munson St., LeRoy, NY 14482 or email: hr@gvboces.org.          

         

Litigation Attorney- Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP - Rochester NY (Posted 4/15/19)

Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP, a civil litigation firm with offices in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, seeks an attorney with 2-5 years litigation experience to join the Business Litigation & Counseling Group in our Rochester, New York office.

Ward Greenberg specializes in the representation of businesses of all sizes, colleges & universities, hospitals & academic medical centers, and professional service firms. This includes service as national trial counsel for several Fortune 500 corporations. We are ranked by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® as a Metropolitan Tier 1 firm in 11 areas of practice. Our partners are members of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, and are recognized by Chambers USA. Our associates are regularly ranked as Rising Stars and Up & Coming attorneys.

Ward Greenberg associates receive real, meaningful experience early in their careers, including conducting depositions, arguing motions, and participating in hearings, arbitrations, and trials. We provide in-depth training and mentorship, as well as ample opportunities to observe and collaborate across a broad range of civil litigation. To learn more about Ward Greenberg’s Business Litigation & Counseling group, click here.

Associate compensation is composed of competitive salary, productivity-based bonuses, 401K matching, and profit sharing. Fringe benefits include bar admission/renewal fees, bar association fees, and paid parking. Relocation expenses also are compensated.

Candidates with excellent written and oral advocacy skills should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to tsears@wardgreenberg.com.

 

Appointment to Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees - Rochester NY (Posted 04/12/19)

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code). The appointment is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York, primarily in the Rochester Division.

Chapter 7 trustees receive compensation and reimbursement for expenses, in each case in which they serve, pursuant to court order under 11 U.S.C. §326 and §330.

The minimum qualifications for appointment are set forth in 28 C.F.R. § 58.3. To be eligible for appointment, an applicant must possess strong administrative, financial and interpersonal skills. Fiduciary and bankruptcy experience is desirable but not mandatory.

A successful applicant will be required to undergo a background check, and must qualify to be bonded. Although chapter 7 trustees are not federal employees, appointments are made consistent with federal Equal Opportunity policies, which prohibit discrimination in employment.

All resumes should be received on or before Friday, May 17, 2019.

Forward resumes to: Kathleen Schmitt, Assistant U.S. Trustee

Office of the United States Trustee 100 State Street, Room 6090

Rochester, NY 14614

Email:              Kathleen.d.schmitt@usdoj.gov

 

Staff Attorney - Jamestown - LawNY (posted 04/04/19)

The Jamestown office of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.® (LawNY®) has an immediate opening for a full time Staff Attorney in our Family Law Unit.  The attorney will work primarily on the Chautauqua County Family Court Project which represents qualified low-income individuals in custody cases assigned in Chautauqua County Family Court.  The attorney position will also provide victims of domestic violence and sexual assault with specialized legal advice and representation in Family Court and other civil matters that affect their safety, stability and financial security. 

 Requirements:  Applicants should have relevant legal experience and a demonstrated commitment to working with low-income families and individuals, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.  Applicants must be admitted to the New York State Bar.  Law school graduates who have taken the first available New York State Bar Examination following completion of law school may qualify for a practice order pending admission to the New York State Bar.

Salary:  Dependent on experience.  The entry level annual salary for a newly admitted attorney with no practice experience is $50,000.  LawNY® provides an excellent health, dental and benefits package, with generous leave provisions.

Procedure:  Applicants should submit:

1.  A cover letter describing qualifications;

2.  Resume;

3.  Writing sample; and

4. Contact information for (3) references

by April 12, 2019 in order to ensure full consideration.  Applications will be accepted beyond that date until the position is filled.  Applications should be addressed to the attention of Mr. Lynn L. Hartley, Managing Attorney, and sent to the following e-mail address:  lawnyapplications@lawny.org.

 

Legal Assistant - The Legal Aid Society (posted 4/2/19)

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY (LASROC) is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant to work with attorneys in the Family Law Unit to provide quality legal services to our clients, many of whom are victims of domestic violence. The Legal Assistant will have the opportunity to be part of a team of professionals who have dedicated themselves to the mission of LASROC; the provision of high quality civil legal services to low and moderate income litigants.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Paralegal Studies or High School Diploma with equivalent experience.
  • Notary Public License (If not currently licensed, must be able to pass the notary exam). 
  • Strong attention to detail and organization.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be a team player and have a positive and cooperative work attitude. 

Please send the following information to be considered:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Professional References

Send the following information to: 

https://lasroc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=43 

Human Resources, The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY, 1 West Main Street, Suite 800 Rochester, NY 14614. 

 

Attorney for the Child - The Legal Aid Society (posted 3/26/19)

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is seeking an admitted attorney to provide legal representation to minors in Monroe County. This position will work with the Family Court including juvenile delinquency, PINS, abuse/neglect, foster care placement, and custody/visitation cases. The attorney will have the opportunity to be part of a team of professionals who have dedicated themselves to the mission of LASROC, which is the provision of high quality civil legal services since its incorporation in 1921 to low and moderate income litigants. Services include direct representation, legal counseling, community outreach, education, and training. It one of the largest providers locally and has a stable base yet there are multiple opportunities for growth as we strive to meet our goal of providing justice for all.

Qualification:

  • Must possess a Juris Doctor.
  • Admission to the New York Bar required but will accept applicants who have passed the bar and waiting for Bar Admission.
  • The ideal candidate will possess a high level of organization and independence, legal research skills, strong negotiating ability, ability to think and speak quickly and accurately.
  • Excellent writing skills, respect, and consideration for clients and demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others in a team.
  • Reliable transportation required.

Please send the following information to be considered:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Professional References
  • Writing Sample
  • Unofficial Transcripts (if admitted under two years)

Send the following information to: 

https://lasroc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=42

Human Resources, The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY, 1 West Main Street, Suite 800 Rochester, NY 14614,

 


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