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Courtney Way '20

"From learning how to study in law school, to interviews for my 1L summer, there has always been someone from the school helping me and cheering me on. You are absolutely not just a number here at UB."

Hometown: Alexander, New York 

Undergraduate institution and major(s), minor(s): St. John Fisher College, Psychology and Legal Studies Dual Major

Legal Interests: Property, Estates, Health Law 

Law School activities: Buffalo Law Review, Student Ambassador, Intellectual Property Law Journal

One fun fact about yourself: My husband and I have two spoiled rescue pit bulls and when I am not studying or in class, I am making them homemade food and treats.

Why did you choose UB School of Law?: UB School of Law cares about each individual student and their success in class and beyond. The faculty are mentors who dedicate themselves to see their students reach their goals and always push to help students realize their potential. The faculty and staff make real effort to get to know you personally and make themselves available at every moment. I have never felt alone in any endeavor since starting here. From learning how to study in law school, to interviews for my 1L summer, there has always been someone from the school helping me and cheering me on. You are absolutely not just a number here at UB.

One piece of advice for accepted students: Never doubt yourself. The idea of a challenging law school curriculum can be intimidating, but UB Law selects those they know will thrive here - and you are one of those people! Welcome to the UB Law Family! 

Have questions about being a law student? Contact Cortney (caspiott@buffalo.edu).