Employment Opportunities

Join a team of professionals who are dedicated to client service, professional growth and teamwork.

Our firm seeks to hire talented, motivated individuals with a strong work ethic and commitment to our clients and to the legal profession. Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in our workplace and in our community. We are a WBE (Women’s Business Enterprise) and member of the National Association for Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF). We offer an excellent working environment, comprehensive benefit packages and unending opportunity for growth.

Associate Attorney

Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC is seeking a full-time associate attorney to join its civil defense litigation team.   The candidate must be admitted to the New York State Bar and possess a minimum of 2 to 5 years of experience in insurance defense litigation.  Experience in the areas of transportation law, labor law, product liability and premises liability are preferred.  Candidates with other experience are encouraged to apply.   Applicants should be ambitious, hardworking, have excellent research and writing skills and strong communication skills. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.   Generous benefit package includes,  401(k), medical insurance, dental insurance, cell phone reimbursement, CLE costs, membership dues, Health Care FSA for eligible medical expenses, and Dependent Care FSA for eligible child care expenses.    Employees may enroll in the Parking and Transportation Expense Reimbursement Accounts, which allows them to pay for out-of-pocket work-related parking and transportation expenses with per-tax dollars. The billable hourly requirements are reasonable, and bonuses are available for exceeding the billable hourly requirements.   The atmosphere is open and collaborative.   Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, writing sample and transcript.  All submissions will remain confidential.   EOE

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Litigation Paralegal

Burden, Hafner, & Hansen, LLC, located in the Brisbane Building, 403 Main Street, Buffalo, New York has an immediate opening for a full-time litigation paralegal to work in a busy personal injury defense practice. We are seeking a candidate that is able to work in a fast-paced environment and possess the following skills: a team player; very detail oriented; a professional demeanor; strong time management and organizational skills; committed ability to independently complete tasks and follow-up; working knowledge of Office 365; creative; self-motivated; and excellent verbal, writing, research and analytical skills. Experience of 2 to 5 years in personal injury defense is highly preferred. Please forward your resume and a cover letter.  EOE

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Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant

A personal injury defense law firm located in the Brisbane Building, 403 Main Street, has an immediate opening for a full-time legal secretary/assistant to work in a busy personal injury defense practice. We are looking for a very detail oriented, creative and enthusiastic individual to join our team. The candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, possess a professional demeanor, strong time management and organizational skills, excellent verbal skills, and a committed ability to independently complete tasks and follow-up, and possess a working knowledge of Office 365. Being a team player is a must. Candidate MUST be experienced with 2-3 years of litigation experience due to diversity of duties including correspondence, managing attorneys’ calendars, prepare pleadings and motions, etc. E-filing using the CM/ECF and NYSCEF systems is required. Excellent working environment with comprehensive benefits package. Please forward your resume with cover letter.  EOE

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