Serving Northern New York Since 1876

Careers

 

At our firm, we employ a team approach, where we work together toward a common goal. This approach provides the best possible representation for our clients and a pleasant work environment for our employees. We are proud of our team spirit and our professional and motivated employees.

We offer a competitive salary, generous benefits which include 401(k) and profit sharing plans, health insurance, life insurance, long-term disability coverage, personal, vacation and sick days, and paid holidays. We recognize the importance of quality of life and we offer an environment which supports our employees’ participation in family and outside activities.

The firm also encourages participation in organizations within the community and provides contributions to support organizations as appropriate. The firm currently pays for employee attendance at local conferences and CLE requirements for attorneys.

The firm employs a number of individuals in the capacity of professional, support and secretarial staff. We are continually seeking attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and other support staff with an interest in our firm. Even during times when positions may not currently be open, we are always willing to receive your resume for consideration for future openings.

We invite your confidential inquiries about possible opportunities at Conboy, McKay, Bachman & Kendall, LLP. Interested candidates should forward their resume to the Firm Administrator:

Lynne G. Ferris
Law Firm Administrator
407 Sherman Street
Watertown, New York 13601
(315) 788-5100

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Apply for a Position

 

Our current openings include the following:

Real Estate Paralegal

Conboy, McKay, Bachman & Kendall Law Firm is searching for a paralegal to work within our real estate and municipal real estate group. Our experienced attorneys represent individual clients, large and small companies and corporations, developers and municipalities.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, review, analyze and organize documents for real estate transactions.
  • Correspond with clients, banks, city and county offices.
  • Work closely with attorneys, real estate staff, and clients on a wide range of matters, but specifically real estate matters.
  • Draft and record real estate documents.
  • Calendar appointments for attorneys and clients.
  • Work closely with municipalities and attorneys.
  • Prepare documents necessary for municipal easements etc.
  • Position expectations:
  • Energetic, organized, detail- orientated and the willingness to work hard.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and organizational strategies.
  • Manage workflow and work under very tight deadlines.
  • Manage and shift priorities as deemed necessary by the managing attorney.

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Estates Paralegal - Watertown Office

 Conboy Law Firm – Watertown, NY

  • Provide multiple supervising attorneys with support and assistance by performing a wide variety of tasks related to estate planning and probate. Extensive client contact.
  • Estate Planning or Estate Administration experience preferred but not required; tax experience welcome.
  • Position requires individual to work in a fast paced office setting with the ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure, multitask and prioritize, manage time, and produce a high volume of work.
  • Individual must be able to work independently, take initiative, meet deadlines, and exercise good judgement in decision making.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and Outlook required.

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Collections Paralegal

Conboy Law Firm – Watertown, NY

The primary task of the Collections Paralegal is to assist the supervising attorney in effectuating recovery of outstanding balances and/or assets of prejudgment and post-judgment creditor clients.

Collection paralegals are also responsible for the following:

  • Providing customer service regarding collection issues, process customer refunds, process and review account adjustments, resolve client discrepancies and short payments. Responsible for monitoring and maintaining assigned accounts.
  • Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Collections Department and supervising attorney.
  • Must communicate & follow up effectively with supervising attorney and customers regarding collections accounts on a timely basis.
  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships collections clients and businesses.
  • Make payment arrangements.
  • Draft any and all documents necessary for the collections process

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Quality orientation and attention to detail
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High performance and a strong team player
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Internet searches

Job Type: Full-time

 

Watertown Office

407 Sherman Street
Watertown NY 13601
Phone: (315) 788-5100
Fax: (315) 788-3463

Carthage Office

307 State Street
Carthage NY 13619
Phone: (315) 493-0030
Fax: (315) 493-7549

Canton Office

2 Judson Street
Canton NY 13617
Phone: (315) 386-8544
Fax: (315) 379-0126