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Title : Associate Attorney

Location : New York - Buffalo
Refer to Job # PINF862408

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience. #H1 Associate Attorney Job at Law Firm Law Firm is currently seeking an Associate Attorney to represent clients before the New York State Workers Compensation Board. The Associate Attorney will give support to members of the law firm preparing matters such as appeals and Memoranda of Law. ##H2 Job Responsibilities * Represent clients interests and positions at hearing, depositions, and conciliations * Prepare appeals, rebuttals, Memoranda of Law, and Section 32 agreements in a timely and accurate manner * Attend pre-trials or work on Social Security Disability cases * Maintain accurate time records that are descriptive and timely * Prepare well-written and well thought out letters, memoranda and other written material * Identify and analyze complex issues, seek guidance when necessary * Work in an efficient manner, giving clients good value for the service * Obtain a high level of respect from clients, other lawyers, and the bench * Maintain good rapport with clients * Demonstrate ability to maintain business and developing new business as opportunities arise * Display judgment and maturity as a practitioner in both legal and ethical matters * Show initiative in seeking out new, challenging or demanding assignments or to learn and develop new skills * Turn over work in a timely manner * Demonstrate a strong work ethic, dedication to the firm and profession * Develop and maintain good rapport with partners and all staff ##H2 Anticipated Responsibilities/ Development as a Senior Associate * Must have more than just a high degree of technical ability * Demonstrate the ability to achieve a high-quality work product * Must have good judgment and be able to exercise it under pressure * Must be capable of assuming primary responsibility for major matters for major clients * Must be able to impress and handle a range of clients * Must have clearly demonstrated the ability to attract and hold clients for the firm by virtue of professional performance and personal qualities * Must have clearly demonstrated a willingness to contribute adequately in time and effort to the sound administration of the firm and the firm's non-fee work and other projects * Must be a person of good character, integrity, and honesty, upon whom, and upon whose word, one can rely * Must have the ability to relate well to the firm's other lawyers and staff members * Must be able to supervise and lead subordinates * Must contribute affirmatively to the economic success of the firm, including consistent performance at or above accepted levels of chargeable hours, fee revenues, and realization ##H2 Job Qualifications * Good academic credentials, undergraduate degree * Graduation from an accredited law school in upper half of class * Admission to New York State Bar * Increasingly complex work experience consistent with education * Transportation - ability to travel independently * Excellent communication skills * Ability to carry files that may weigh in excess of 30 pounds * Ability to see and hear within normal parameters * Ability to maintain professional demeanor and composure in stressful situations ##H2 Salary Salary is commensurate with experience. Graduation from an accredited law school in upper half of class, Admission to New York State Bar

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