Melvin & Melvin is a growing law firm and employs a talented group of lawyers, paralegals and other administrative support staff. We are regularly seeking qualified, experienced candidates for Associate lawyer and support staff positions looking to make a career. If you are interested working at Melvin & Melvin, please submit a resume to [email protected]

Melvin & Melvin has been providing quality legal services to clients of Central New York for over 100 years. We seek to add to our firm’s repertoire of experienced attorneys in hiring a candidate who is ambitious, self-motivated and enjoys working in a team environment.

We are always accepting applications for qualified individuals, however at this time we are currently interested in applicants for:

Estate Planning, Administration and Litigation Associate

  • 3-5 years of estate planning, administration and litigation experience
  • Ability to handle a matter from inception to conclusion
  • Experience in New York State Courts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong legal research and analytical skills
  • Experience with online filing and research sites


Commercial and General Litigation Associate

  • 3+ years of litigation experience
  • Juris Doctorate from ABA-accredited law school
  • Admission in New York(or ability to waive in) required, additional Admission in Federal preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to absorb, process and understand, new information rapidly
  • Maintain high standards of performance
  • Must exhibit conscientiousness, dedication, self-discipline, and a sense of responsibility
  • Experience with online research sites
  • Excellent research skills and written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to manage competing priorities
  • Must maintain high standards of performance
  • Must have experience with online filing and research sites

Melvin & Melvin, PLLC is a well-established mid-sized law firm in downtown Syracuse with attorneys focusing on various areas of law. Established in 1921, Melvin & Melvin, PLLC has been representing Syracuse for over 100 years. Our office is in the heart of downtown Syracuse near many restaurants and local attractions.  As a full-time employee at Melvin & Melvin we offer generous benefits such as:

  • Paid Vacation time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick time
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Long term and short-term disability


For Associate attorney positions, salary range commensurates with the candidate’s years of experience, qualifications and skill set. Attorneys are able to earn origination fees on clients introduced to the firm through their own efforts.

Our competitive benefits package includes participation in our retirement plan, comprehensive health and dental plans, coverage of CLE registration fees, Bar Association dues and other professional expenses.

Candidates may also submit resume to:
Business Administrator
Melvin & Melvin, PLLC
217 South Salina St, 7th Floor
Syracuse, NY 13202-1390