Job Postings

Staff Attorney – Criminal Defense Unit


The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. seeks applicants for a Staff Attorney to work in its Criminal Defense Unit.  The Attorney shall be responsible for the representation of indigent clients in criminal matters.  The assigned work will primarily involve cases in Buffalo City Court.  NYS Bar Admittance and at least 5 years of criminal defense experience are required. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to indigent defense.  Salary is based on experience.  Legal Aid offers a competitive benefits package.  Reliable transportation required.   Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. 290 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14202 Attn: Human Resources or via e-mail to by October 26, 2017. The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Coordinator of Accounting and Operations at UB law school

The University at Buffalo School of Law invites applications for the position of Coordinator for Accounting and Operations. Reporting to the Vice Dean for Resource Management, the Coordinator will work on a one-on-one basis on a variety of tasks related to the area of Resource Management, including: Responsible for monitoring of all state, RF indirect accounts and UBF expenditures and budgets of the School, and regular reporting to the Vice Dean;  Develop and maintain a high level of proficiency as a user in the University’s financial systems, e.g., SIRI, Concur and SciQuest, Budget System. Process purchase orders, interdepartmental invoices, credit card purchases, honoraria, disbursement requests, travel authorizations and vouchers;  Assist in creation of school/financial reports, trend analysis, variances in account activity, in support of the Vice Dean for Resource Management.; Manage and track the tuition waiver scholarship process. This includes regular reporting the Vice Dean for Resource Management of allocation balances and any related issues or concerns;  Develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with key university staff in the areas of finance, budgeting, development, personnel, human resources, purchasing, employee relations, resource management and provost office;  Assist the Vice Dean for Resource Management with maintaining necessary internal controls, conducting reviews, providing training, and other duties as assigned, to ensure the financial goals of the School of Law are achieved and Other duties as delegated by the Vice Dean for Resource Management.

Deadline: 10/29/2017

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Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at UB law school

The University at Buffalo School of Law invites applications for the position of Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Reporting to the Vice Dean of Student Affairs, the director provides assistance, mentoring, and support to both individuals and student organizations representing diverse backgrounds. The Director works collaboratively with the Office of the Vice Provost for Equity & Inclusion; the University Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; Student Affairs and other administrative offices; staff; faculty; and students to build a common vision and direction for ensuring equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion at the University at Buffalo School of Law. The Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is responsible for ensuring that the law school continues to recognize and value the importance of diversity, inclusion, and equal access in our institution at all levels.

Deadline: 10/25/2017

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ATTORNEY POSITION at Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP

Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP (CHW) is seeking attorneys with 1-4 years of transactional experience to join our Albany, NY and Buffalo, NY offices. Our practice is focused on real estate finance with an emphasis in affordable housing and community development. We work with for-profit and non-profit developers, as well as lenders, syndicators, and institutional investors on transactions involving the development and financing of multi-family housing and commercial real estate using tax-exempt bonds, conventional debt and the syndication of various tax credits. Candidates should desire a fast-paced, challenging and collegial work environment and have a demonstrated interest in affordable housing and community development. Prior experience in commercial lending, real estate law, tax law, not-for-profit law and/or public housing law is preferred. 


CHW is an equal opportunity employer and committed to maintaining a diverse workplace. Salary will be commensurate with experience. For consideration, please email your resume to Sakina Riddell at


Nazareth College, Department of History and Political Science, Legal Studies Program



The Department of History and Political Science at Nazareth College of Rochester invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Legal Studies and History. Applicants for this position must have earned two degrees: (1) J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school; and (2) Ph.D. [preferred] or M.A. [considered] in History or related discipline with a strong focus on historical study and analysis. The area of expertise in Legal Studies is open but the successful candidate will be able to teach Introduction to Law, Legal Writing and Research, Philosophy and Sociology of Law, Senior Seminar in Legal Studies, as well as upper-level electives in the areas of candidate’s expertise. Preference will be given to candidates prepared to teach civil rights or human rights law courses. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will serve as the Director of Legal Studies and accelerated B.A./J.D. programs. The area of specialization in History is open but the successful candidate will be able to teach introductory survey courses in History, as well as upper-level electives in the areas of candidate’s expertise.

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled but the search committee will begin review on November 1, 2017. Applications should include: cover letter, curriculum vitae (or a resume with detailed description of education, teaching, scholarship and professional experience), statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.  Applicants are encouraged to include teaching evaluations, course materials and/or other evidence of achieved or potential excellence in teaching diverse students.



USA Attorneys’ Office

Attached are links for positions with the USA Attorneys Office for students and professionals:

Criminal AUSA positions for the Buffalo and Rochester Office



Student Trainee (Clerk) positions for the Buffalo and Rochester Office