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Arraignment Attorney – Position available in the Dutchess County Public Defenders Office. Full position description can be found here: Arraignment Posting

Senior Assistant Public Defender – Position available in the Dutchess County Public Defenders Office. Full position description can be found here: PD Job Posting 2

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – long-time Dutchess County firm seeks smart, motivated young lawyer with the perfect balance of confidence and ambition. Ideal candidate will assist in all aspects of litigation, real estate and estates with some general practice. NYS bar admission required. 3-5 years of experience preferred. Excellent opportunity to learn and advance. Email resume and writing sample to tal@rizzoandkelley.com

 

City of Poughkeepsie  – Assistant Corporation Counsel

SALARY RANGE $75 – $90,000 (salary commensurate with experience)

Monday-Friday, 40 Hour Work Week

This is professional legal work involving responsibility for advising the Chief Executive Officer, Legislature and operating departments of a municipality on matters of law, preparing legal material and representing the municipality in the courts. An employee in this position is responsible for answering many legal questions effecting the municipality’s organization and operations. General supervision is received from the Corporation Counsel with wide leeway permitted for the use of independent judgment.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  1.            Researches the law and renders opinions when requested;
  2.            Represents the municipality in cases before the courts wherein the municipality is a party, plaintiff or defendant;
  3.            Prepares pleadings, appeals, resolutions, notices, contracts and other legal papers and documents;
  4.            Prepares local laws, ordinances, resolutions, legalizing acts and other legislation.
  5.            Attends meetings of the legislative body and advises that body when requested.
  6.            Examines legal papers served on or filed with municipal departments and officials;
  7. Makes reports and answers correspondence;
  8.            Does related work as required.

THE CANDIDATE MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING:

  • License to practice law in New York State,
  • Reside within a 20-mile radius of the City of Poughkeepsie,
  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant legal experience in two or more of the following areas of law:  municipal, general, civil, traffic, building/zoning, and litigation,
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks,
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

BENEFITS INCLUDE

  • NYS Retirement System or VDC Retirement Plan (substantial employer match)
  • Paid time off:  holiday, vacation, personal and sick
  • Medical insurance or opt-out cash stipend
  • Employer paid dental, vision and life insurance
  • FSA/DCA option
  • Professional development assistance

INTERESTED CANDIDATES

Please submit your resume to Humanresources@cityofpoughkeepsie.com. Please include the position title in the subject line when applying.

 

 

Associate Attorney

Lemery Greisler LLC, a Capital Region business law firm, with offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, New York, is seeking an Associate Attorney with three to five years’ experience in real estate transactions, title insurance, commercial leasing, and land use.  We offer a competitive salary (commensurate with experience, in the range of $80,000.00 – $100,000.00 per year) and benefits.  The position is located in our downtown Albany location, with parking provided.  Interested candidates with relevant experience should email a cover letter stating their salary requirement, a current resume, and an attorney work product reflecting experience in these areas to our Firm Administrator at mclark@lemerygreisler.com

 

 

Attorney – Mental Hygiene Legal Services

The Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, is currently seeking applications for an attorney in the Court’s Mental Hygiene Legal Service. The position will be filled in one of the following titles dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the applicant selected. View the full job description here: 52365 Attorney Series MHLS Poughkeepsie.

 

Commercial Lit/Real Estate/Corporate Associate

The Firm

McCabe & Mack LLP is a full-service general practice law firm that has been serving clients in the Hudson Valley and the New York Metropolitan area for more than 120 years. We are a Martindale ranked AV firm.

The Position

Qualifications

  • NY Bar Admission is required
  • JD from an accredited law school
  • 1+ years of experience
  • Superior communication, writing, and research skills
  • Legal project management experience is helpful

Responsibilities

Work will involve a wide range of commercial matters such as construction disputes, collections and foreclosures, real estate and other contract and business disputes among large national companies, regional businesses, local concerns and individuals.

  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end
  • Independently manage real estate buy/sells and lender files, both residential & commercial
  • Form and maintain corporations and LLCs, and facilitate all aspects of corporate transactions including land use decisions
  • Work closely with other attorneys and Partners on legal projects
  • Regularly handle court appearances and depositions
  • Communicate with clients and provide status reports

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits
  • Professional development programs including CLE
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

Interested?

Please consider joining our team by sending your resume to jvandewater@mccm.com. and putting “Commercial Lit/Real Estate/Corporate Associate” in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm’s policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

Associate Attorney – Hopewell Junction law firm Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle, LLP is seeking an associate with 0-3 years’ experience and/or an associate with 3-7 years’ experience. Our firm offers a multitude of management-side legal services to educational, municipal and private clients throughout the Hudson Valley area. Our firm has been representing school districts, higher education institutions, public libraries, municipalities and private employers for decades. Job responsibilities may include handling administrative hearings, client trainings, litigation, and union negotiations, as well as providing general counsel in a variety of subject areas, including, but not limited to, labor and employment; special education; discrimination, harassment and bullying; student and employee discipline; Freedom of Information Law; business issues; and public construction projects. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to asmith@tdwpm.com. For more information, visit: https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Thomas,-Drohan,-Waxman,-Petigrow-&-Mayle,-LLP/jobs.

 

 

Associate Attorney

An established Hudson Valley law firm, McCabe, Coleman, Ventosa & Patterson, PLLC, with its main office in Poughkeepsie is seeking a NYS-licensed associate attorney with 2+ years’ experience in real estate and transactional law.  Corporate and bank work is a plus, as is experience in any of the firm’s other practice areas: criminal defense; personal injury; civil litigation and estate planning. Position is available immediately and pay is commensurate based on experience.  Competitive benefit package offered.  Submit cover letter and resume to doconnor@mccabecoleman.com