Each student at SUNY Buffalo Law School has an opportunity to
craft a curriculum drawing from numerous classes, clinics,
concentrations, research centers, degree programs, and a library to
build a rich sequence of courses and experiences.
SUNY Buffalo Law School is proud to offer a variety of ways to study law. Finding the program that works best for you depends on your personal situation, your scholarly interests, and your professional goals.
Preparing you to compete in a global market, tailoring our resources to meet your needs. Lawyers looking to take their career to the next level will find challenge, choice and flexibility at SUNY Buffalo Law School.
"The Law School means everything to the community because most of the top lawyers around here went to SUNY Buffalo Law. We have other lawyers who went to some of the high-priced schools, and the Buffalo lawyers are just as good or even better."
"There are certain places that I take with me, and I still take the Buffalo way of life with me. UB specifically – I did my undergraduate and law degrees there, and without UB I wouldn’t be sitting here in Foggy Bottom in D.C."
A passion for environmental law that took root in SUNY Buffalo Law School's clinical program has grown into a multifaceted career in activism for one recent graduate. Now her work is being recognized with a prestigious American Bar Association award.
Two new students come to O’Brian Hall with a particularly impressive credential: They are Fulbright scholars, midcareer legal professionals who will pursue master of laws degrees at SUNY Buffalo Law with the support of this prestigious international fellowship.
"The highlight was taking the skills I learned in my first year of law school, the legal writing, and the principles of law and justice I learned in my doctrinal classes, and applying them to an international context."
A new Law School practicum is putting students’ legal skills to use on behalf of an underserved group of clients: federal offenders who are completing their sentences and finding their way in life after prison.