Students and graduates seeking opportunities outside the Buffalo area may want to take advantage of Reciprocity. This is a system by which the CSO requests the career services offices of another law school to grant a Buffalo student/graduate access to that school's resources and services. Reciprocity is always requested and granted on an individual basis and is never available on a school-to-school basis.
Each law school has its own policies on what it would offer to someone from another law school. Therefore, if you want reciprocity check the NALP website to review the receiving school's policies.
Make special note of any restrictions. These typically include:
Certain geographic areas are very popular among Buffalo students (e.g., New York City, Washington, DC). Therefore, in order to maximize reciprocity opportunities for Buffalo students and graduates, CSO will limit the number of reciprocity requests it submits on an individual's behalf to one per geographic area. If a Buffalo request is denied, we will contact additional institutions, as necessary. Exceptions also will be made for requests to law schools in geographic areas having a substantial number of its students requesting access to Buffalo's resources.
Reciprocity is a valuable favor from another law school. Therefore, if you are requesting reciprocity:
To meet with CSO counselors and to learn more about what we can do for you, please contact:
Career Services Office
University at Buffalo School of Law
608 O'Brian Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260