Student lawyers work under the supervision of skilled faculty to engage in practical legal thinking and ethical practice through client representation, policy development, and effective problem-solving work in experiential settings.
Our Practicum courses provide immersive learning experiences for law students through in-field work assisting and observing practicing attorneys, followed up with weekly classroom work with a professor, exploring the law and reflecting on the process of becoming an attorney.
The Law School has a long tradition of providing pro bono services to the Western New York community and beyond. Our pro bono work helps low- and middle-income individuals and community organizations navigate a wide variety of the legal issues that confront them.
The School of Law was bustling with arguments and counterarguments as teams of second- and third-year students took part in an annual UB tradition, the intramural Charles S. Desmond Moot Court Competition.
With a nod to its long tradition of legal scholarship and anticipation of the next generation of that tradition, members of the Buffalo Law Review celebrated a season of achievements at the publication’s 27th annual dinner.