Hiring

Attorneys

Excellent Opportunity for Highly Motivated Litigation Attorneys:

The Firm has an immediate need for highly motivated Litigation Attorneys who will succeed in a fast-paced and collegial atmosphere and are motivated to succeed both personally and professionally in Syracuse and in the Downstate Office. Attorneys with 3-7 years experience in all areas of litigation, including medical and professional liability, labor law, employment, products liability and insurance defense will be considered.

Qualified candidates must be prepared to handle cases from inception through trial, including drafting discovery pleadings, motions, taking and defending depositions and possess strong analytical skills to prepare and implement a winning strategy for the clients we represent.  The Litigation Attorneys at SSKS pride themselves on their winning record and seek only to recruit those candidates who share a passion for success.   Strong record of academic achievement, proven writing skills and a talent for advocacy in the courtroom are minimum requirements.  Attorneys must be licensed to practice in NYS or have the ability to waive in.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please submit a confidential letter of application and current resume to recruiting@smithsovik.com

 

Summer Program:

The Firm Summer Program offers law school students the opportunity to get to know the real working life inside of a litigation law firm.  At Smith Sovik, summer associates are introduced to the fast-paced world of what it means to be a busy, in-demand, trial lawyer. We are engaged in an exciting, diverse litigation practice and most of our time is spent inside the courtroom. During your summer experience, you will work on real world matters and have the opportunity to observe and participate in a number of courtroom experiences. The Firm values law students who are highly motivated and demonstrate an attitude of excellence in their research, writing and communication skills.

If you interested in applying for our Summer Program, please contact the Hiring Partner: 

            Edward J. Smith, III
            esmith@smithsovik.com
            Smith, Sovik, Kendrick & Sugnet, P.C.
            250 South Clinton Street, Suite 600
            Syracuse, New York 13202

Experienced Paralegals

The firm is recruiting for experienced Litigation Paralegals (Insurance Defense, or Civil Litigation experience preferred) and Nurse Paralegals. Please submit your resume and salary requirements to:

         Donna M. Feeley, Firm Administrator
         dfeeley@smithsovik.com
         Smith, Sovik, Kendrick & Sugnet, P.C. 
         250 South Clinton Street, Suite 600 
         Syracuse, New York 13202

 

Experienced Legal Assistants/Secretaries

Smith Sovik has an immediate openings for legal assistants/secretaries experienced in litigation. Please submit your resume and references to:         

         Donna M. Feeley, Firm Administrator
         dfeeley@smithsovik.com
         Smith, Sovik, Kendrick & Sugnet, P.C. 
         250 South Clinton Street, Suite 600 
         Syracuse, New York 13202