Career Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Lacy Katzen LLP is offering experienced attorneys the opportunity to join its growing team in our beautiful office space in Rochester’s Legacy Tower. We also welcome new practice areas and mergers that will help us to best serve our clients.

(Now Hiring) Litigation Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice Attorney

Experienced Litigation - PI/Med Mal Attorney

Lacy Katzen is a medium size law firm serving clients with a broad range of Legal needs. We work in practice groups drawing on experience from attorneys on the transactional and litigation side of our practice. We seek to add an experienced Litigation Attorney to our firm to work directly with clients to manage personal injury cases from beginning to end. Case types include medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, medical and products liability, motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall incidents, etc. This experienced position drafts pleadings, conducts discovery, including depositions, engages in motion practice, conducts research, and produces writings necessary to prosecute claims. Advises clients, develops litigation strategies, gathers evidence to support claims, prepares legal documents, advocates for clients in court and at mediation, and negotiates with insurance carrier and/or defense counsel. Attorney provides updates and regularly consults with Supervising Attorneys as commensurate with experience. We would like to talk with candidates who hold five (5) years of litigation or related experience and who are licensed to practice law in New York State.

Salary range: $100,000 – $125,000, commensurate with experience

Working at Lacy Katzen

We seek candidates who have strong analytical and problem solving skills, facility with numbers, excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines and a commitment to client service. We are looking for a self-starter who is highly motivated, disciplined and flexible.

Benefits of Working at Lacy Katzen

Lacy Katzen LLP offers a supportive work culture, competitive salary commensurate with experience. Our full benefits package includes health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and paid holidays. We reward our employees with recognition, parties and events, continuous education opportunities, and growth opportunities.

Our firm is proud to have received recognition as a Democrat and Chronicle Top Workplace for the past eight years consecutively. We attribute this to our great team of people and a supportive, growth oriented and family friendly culture!

(Now Hiring) Commercial Litigation Attorney

Lacy Katzen is a medium size law firm serving clients with a broad range of Legal needs. We work in practice groups drawing on experience from attorneys on the transactional and litigation side of our practice. We seek to add an experienced Commercial Litigation Attorney to our firm. Ideal candidates will have experience preparing pleadings and written discovery, researching and briefing complex issues, presenting oral argument, taking and defending depositions, and possesses prior trial, mediation and arbitration experience. Attorney provides updates and regularly consults with Supervising Attorneys as commensurate with experience. We would like to talk with candidates who hold five (5) years of five years of litigation or related experience and who are licensed to practice law in New York State.

Salary range: $100,000 – $125,000, commensurate with experience.

Working at Lacy Katzen

We seek candidates who have strong analytical and problem solving skills, facility with numbers, excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines and a commitment to client service. We are looking for a self-starter who is highly motivated, disciplined and flexible.

Benefits of Working at Lacy Katzen

Lacy Katzen LLP offers a supportive work culture, competitive salary commensurate with experience. Our full benefits package includes health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and paid holidays. We reward our employees with recognition, parties and events, continuous education opportunities, and growth opportunities.

Our firm is proud to have received recognition as a Democrat and Chronicle Top Workplace for the past eight years consecutively. We attribute this to our great team of people and a supportive, growth oriented and family friendly culture!

(Now Hiring) Attorney: Medicaid, Elder Law, and Trust & Estates

Experienced Medicaid, Elder Law, and Trust & Estates Attorney

Lacy Katzen is a medium size law firm serving clients with a broad range of Legal needs. We work in practice groups drawing on experience from attorneys on the transactional and litigation side of our practice. We seek to add an attorney who has demonstrative knowledge of Trust & Estates law, Medicaid/Public Benefits law, Elder law, legal proceedings and processes. The attorney works closely with clients to manage a case from beginning to end. Handles estate planning and/or estate administration, public benefit applications, elder law, and asset protection plans. Counsels clients regarding owned financial products and understands income and estate tax. Conducts research, develops asset-protection strategies, prepares legal documents, presents options to clients and attends court appearances in all facets. Regularly consults with supervising attorneys and provides status of cases.

Working at Lacy Katzen

We seek candidates who have strong analytical and problem solving skills, facility with numbers, excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines and a commitment to client service. We are looking for a self-starter who is highly motivated, disciplined and flexible, who have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in trust and estates administration.

Annual Salary Range: $100,000 – $120,000 based on experience

Benefits of Working at Lacy Katzen

Lacy Katzen LLP offers a supportive work culture, competitive salary commensurate with experience. Our full benefits package includes health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and paid holidays. We reward our employees with recognition, parties and events, continuous education opportunities, and growth opportunities.

Our firm is proud to have received recognition as a Democrat and Chronicle Top Workplace for the past eight years consecutively. We attribute this to our great team of people and a supportive, growth oriented and family friendly culture!

(Now Hiring) Medicaid Legal Assistant

We seek candidates who have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, facility with numbers, excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines and a commitment to client service. We are looking for a self-starter who is highly motivated, disciplined and flexible.

Benefits of Working at Lacy Katzen

Lacy Katzen LLP offers a supportive work culture, competitive salary commensurate with experience. Our full benefits package includes health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and paid holidays. We reward our employees with recognition, parties and events, continuous education opportunities, and growth opportunities.

Our firm is proud to have received recognition as a Democrat and Chronicle Top Workplace for the past _ eight _years consecutively. We attribute this to our great team of people and a supportive, growth oriented and family friendly culture!

Job Description

Summary:

Elder Law Legal Assistant is responsible for assisting Elder Law Paralegals with administrative work to support Paralegal and Attorney productivity.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Exhibit behavior that aligns with the Firm values: Teamwork, Excellence, Ethical Behavior and Common-Sense Financial Practices.
  • Assists paralegals with estate planning documents: Wills, Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Health Care Proxies, and various types of Trust Agreements.
  • Works with financial advisors and client’s family to fund trusts.
  • Processes and records deeds and real estate documents.
  • Accurately prepares and submits all documents within required timeframe.
  • Opens, maintains, and closes files upon completion.
  • Schedules and calendars appointments.
  • Maintains wills and will vault.
  • Travels to meet clients and act as a witness for signings.
  • Maintains time entry of required billable hours.
  • Provides excellent internal and external client service on the telephone and in person according to Lacy Katzen policies.
  • Maintains confidentiality and discretion in client matters.
  • Assists with additional projects, overflow work and vacation coverage.
  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships firm wide.
  • Abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions.
  • Provides additional administrative assistance as needed.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Notary Preferred
  • Demonstrates a respectful, friendly and helpful attitude towards co-workers
  • Produces high quality accurate work
  • Demonstrates a passion toward providing excellent internal/external client service
  • Strives for ways to reduce costs without sacrificing quality or client service
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team.
  • Ability to work independently and on a proactive basis with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to establish priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Proficient computer skills including Outlook, Word
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • NY State Driver’s license required
  • Must utilize personal vehicle for firm travel
  • Must maintain automobile insurance with a minimum of $100,000 Combined Single Limit Liability Insurance for Bodily
  • Injury and Property Damage

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $23.00 – $27.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Experience:

  • 1-4 years’ experience in Medicaid administration, financial services, tax, or legal assistant.

If you’re passionate about providing superior legal counsel we’d like to talk to you about joining the Lacy Katzen team.

Since the firm opened its doors in 1950, Lacy Katzen LLP has emphasized a friendly, team-oriented environment. At Lacy Katzen, our greatest asset is our people. We’re proud of our diversity of practice areas, our depth, and the skills that our attorneys and employees offer. These combined assets allow us to consistently provide exceptional service that exceeds our clients’ expectations.

We are proud to be the recipient of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Top Workplaces award since 2015. Dedicated attorneys and staff, coupled with a commitment to our values of Teamwork, Excellence, Ethical Behavior and Fiscal Responsibility makes Lacy Katzen a great place to work.

We seek employees who are professional, ethical and committed to the firm and its clients. Our firm offers a fast-paced, challenging environment where creativity and independence are valued. We also offer a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical and dental plans, 401(k) plan, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, and paid vacation.

If you are interested in joining the Lacy Katzen LLP team, please forward your resume to jawilliams@lacykatzen.com.

COVID-19 considerations:
The firm is committed to following all state and CDC guidelines.

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Become a Part of Our Team

Lacy Katzen LLP is offering experienced attorneys the opportunity to join its growing team in our beautiful office space in Rochester’s Legacy Tower. We also welcome new practice areas and mergers that will help us to best serve our clients.

Attorneys

The attorneys at Lacy Katzen work together as a team with our paralegals and support professionals to focus on our clients’ needs, providing them with excellent client service at a level that stands out and exceeds their expectations.

Lacy Katzen hires attorneys who are client focused and demonstrate integrity, a strong work ethic, drive and enthusiasm. We look for intelligent attorneys who want challenging legal work and who take the initiative to work independently.

Paralegals

Paralegals are an integral part of the Lacy Katzen team. We value the significant contributions our paralegals make to providing excellent client service. Their legal knowledge contributes to allowing the firm to offer exceptional legal services. We look for candidates who are professional, motivated team players, able to assume a high level of responsibility and committed to quality work.

Support Professionals

Our highly qualified support professionals deliver excellent service to our clients on a consistent basis. With superior knowledge and commitment, they provide invaluable support to the daily functions of the firm.

Teamwork, strong communication skills, flexibility and initiative are a few of the important attributes we look for when hiring support staff.

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