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June 2020

The Albany County Public Defender’s Office is seeking attorneys for multiple positions in the office.  The ideal candidates will have a strong commitment to public defense and experience in handling criminal matters in New York State.  We are looking for entry level attorneys to handle matters in local criminal courts, parole matters, an arraignment attorney, felony trial attorneys and a felony level supervisor.  The starting salary for entry level attorneys is 62,000 with higher salaries for the other positions.  All categories include excellent benefits including full health insurance, dental insurance, vacation and personal leave and membership in the New York State Retirement System.  All candidates must be willing to move into Albany County within one year of employment and be admitted to practice in the State of New York. 

Interested applicants should submit a resume to Stephen Herrick, Albany County Public Defender, 60 South Pearl Street, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12207 at



The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit invites applications from qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of New York at Syracuse, New York. The selection process will be confidential and competitive. Applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.

 The current annual salary of a United States Bankruptcy Judge is $199,088.

 The Second Circuit uses an open and competitive selection process. All applications are screened by a Merit Selection Committee. The Committee will review applicants using the following criteria: legal competence evidenced by experience with complex legal issues; an aptitude for legal scholarship and writing; familiarity with the courts and court processes; commitment to equal justice under the law; characteristics indicative of a sound judicial temperament; a reputation for integrity, good character and ethical behavior; and physical and mental health sufficient to meet the demands and tenure of the position. The Merit Selection Committee will select a limited number of applicants for interview and will conduct appropriate due diligence inquiries into the candidates’ backgrounds and qualifications. Upon a majority vote of the Second Circuit Judicial Council, the Council will forward the Merit Selection Committee’s Report with any recommendations or comments to the active judges of the Court of Appeals. The selected nominee will be required to satisfy FBI and IRS background investigations prior to appointment.

Basic qualifications for consideration include:

1.Membership in good standing of at least one state bar, the District of Columbia bar, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bar, and never other than membership in good standing of every bar of which the applicant has been a member; and

2. A minimum of five years of legal practice experience.  or may be obtained by calling (212) 857-8700.     Completed application packages must be in the format required by the Second Circuit and received no later than September 8, 2020.

Large (169 square foot) office space available for sublet in downtown Albany law firm.   Parking included.   Use of large and small conference rooms and kitchen facilities.   Contact Dan Coffey at (518) 986-3323 or


The Town of Colonie Town Attorney's Office is seeking an Assistant Town Attorney. The position includes a starting salary of $68,495, excellent benefits, and membership in the New York State Retirement System. All candidates must reside in or be willing to move to the Town of Colonie within one year of employment and be admitted to practice in the State of New York. 

Interested persons should submit a resume to Michael C. Magguilli, Town Attorney, 534 New Loudon Road, Latham, New York 12110 at 



Tully Rinckey, a full service international law firm in Albany, is speaking with Partner and Senior Counsel level attorneys to join the firm’s Corporate and Private client practice groups. Leadership opportunities are available along with above market pay for candidates that will bring a portable book of business. Applicants can email resumes to


The New York State Gaming Commission, on behalf of the State of New York, is issuing this Request for Qualifications to contract with qualified attorneys to conduct administrative hearings on an as-needed basis.  The majority of the hearings will be held in the Capital Region.  In some cases, hearings may be conducted physically within other regions of the State and on other occasions, through video conferencing.  Up to six awards may be made as a result of this solicitation.  The term of each contract will commence upon execution and be in effect for five years.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current member in good standing with the New York State Bar
  • Minimum of five years of post-admission legal experience
  • Good writing, research, and communication skills

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in areas of judicial/hearing officer, administrative law judge, or litigation/arbitration
  • Experience in the sports industry or with doping regulation

DUE:  August 3, 2020 by 3pm

PERMISSIABLE CONTACTS:  Sarah Barker and Alysan Bowers, as noted in Section 2.6 of the RFQ.

The RFQ T200000A-F is available at:


Nolan Heller Kauffman LLP, a preeminent Albany business law firm, is currently seeking a senior associate/lateral partner with experience in transactional matters and in the representation of banks and other institutional lenders in structuring, negotiating and documenting complex commercial lending transactions, including commercial real estate, asset-based lending, deposit account control agreements and other financing transactions.

Candidates should have commercial and lending transaction experience (creditors’ rights experience is a plus, although not required), and excellent academic credentials and writing skills. Competitive salary and benefits. For more information, please contact Justin A. Heller, Esq. at or Madeline K. Kauffman, Esq. at or visit

Job Type: Full-time



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