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Department Directory

A listing of the Law School's departments and those individuals working in these departments.

Contact the Law School:
University at Buffalo School of Law
John Lord O'Brian Hall, Buffalo,
New York, 14260-1100
716-645-2052, law-deans@buffalo.edu

On this page:

Dean's Office

  • James A Gardner, Interim Dean, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Bridget and Thomas Black Professor
  • S. Todd Brown, Professor, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
  • BobbyJo LaDelfaVice Dean for Strategic Planning and Operations
  • Kim Diana Connolly, Director of Clinical Legal Education, Vice Dean for Legal Skills
  • Guyora Binder, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Vice Dean for Research and Faculty Development
  • Marlene M. Cook, Vice Dean for Resource Management
  • Rebecca A. Donoghue, Executive Assistant to the Dean
  • Timothy J. Conti, Staff Assistant for the Dean's Office

Contact the Dean's Office:
Room 319
law-deans@buffalo.edu
716-645-2052

Administration & Resource Management

  • Marlene M. Cook, Vice Dean for Resource Management
  • BobbyJo LaDelfa, Vice Dean for Strategic Planning and Operations
  • Amy Atkinson, Director of Special Events
  • Jennifer Reitano, Administrative Assistant for Resource Management
  • Arlene L. Rizzo, Administrative Assistant for Resource Management
  • Kolleen FischerAssistant to the Vice Deans for Administration and Student Affairs

 

Admissions Office & Student Life

  • Lillie Wiley-Upshaw, Vice Dean for Admissions and Student Life
  • Lindsay Sutton, Associate Director of Admissions and Student Life
  • Amber J. Diem, Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator
  • Kristen M. Kelly, Admissions Assistant

 

Contact Admissions:
Room 309
law-admissions@buffalo.edu
716-645-2907

Alumni Relations

  • Ilene R. Fleischmann, Vice Dean for Alumni, Public Relations and Communications, and Executive Director, SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association
  • Lisa M. Mueller, Assistant Dean for Alumni & Communications, Assistant Director, SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association
  • Patricia L. Warrington, Assistant Director of Alumni & Annual Programs
  • Cynthia Watts Rogers, Alumni Database Manager
  • Amy Hypnarowski, Administrative Assistant for Alumni Relations
  • Amy Atkinson, Director of Special Events and Reunions

Contact Alumni Relations:
Room 312
law-alumni@buffalo.edu
716-645-2107

Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy

  • Errol E. Meidinger, Professor, Director, Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy
  • Laura A. Wirth, Assistant Director, Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy

Contact Baldy Center:
Room 511
baldyctr@buffalo.edu
716-645-2102
Visit the Baldy Center Website

Career Services

  • Lisa M. Patterson, Associate Dean for Career Services
  • Marc Davies, Associate Director for Career Services
  • Lisa BauerAssistant Director of Career Services
  • Dawn SkopinskiExternship Program Administrator, Public Interest Coordinator

Contact the Career Services Office:
Room 608
law-careers@buffalo.edu
716-645-2056

Clinics

Contact Clinics Office:
Room 507
716-645-2167
law-clinic@buffalo.edu

Communications & Public Relations

  • Ilene R. Fleischmann, Vice Dean for Alumni, Public Relations and Communications, and Executive Director, UB Law Alumni Association
  • Lisa M. Mueller, Assistant Dean for Alumni & Communications, Assistant Director, UB Law Alumni Association
  • Kristina Lively, Webmaster

Press and Media Contact:
716-645-7347
fleisch@buffalo.edu

Development

  • Karen R. Kaczmarski, Vice Dean for Philanthropy
  • Lucille Ann DaddMajor Gifts Officer
  • Loraine L. Yates, Major Gifts Officer
  • Shatorah N. DonovanAssistant Director of Philanthropy (Annual Fund)
  • Jill M. Domagala, Assistant Director of Development Programs
  • Patricia L. Warrington, Assistant Director of Alumni & Annual Programs
  • Anne M. Gaulin, Administrative Assistant for Development

Contact Development Office:
Room 408
law-development@buffalo.edu
716-645-2109

Externships

  • Melinda R. SaranVice Dean for Social Justice Initiatives
  • Dawn SkopinskiExternship Program Administrator, Public Interest Coordinator

Law IT & AV Services

  • Terrence E. McCormack, Associate Director of the Charles B. Sears Law Library, Manager of Law School Technology, Head of the M. Robert Koren Center for Clinical Legal Education

Law IT:

  • John Christensen, Systems Administrator
  • Tedros Teklzghi, User Support Technician
  • Brandon Tubinis, Computer Lab Manager

Law AV:

  • Anne Marie Swartz, Instructional Support Technologist

 

Law IT Computer Services:
716-645-7393

Audiovisual Services:

716-645-2045

law-it-avservices@buffalo.edu

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Law Library

  • Beth Adelman, Law Library Director, Vice Dean for Legal Information Services
  • Terrence E. McCormack, Associate Director of the Charles B. Sears Law Library, Manager of Law School Technology, Head of the M. Robert Koren Center for Clinical Legal Education

Contact Law Library:
2nd Floor O'Brian Hall
asklaw@buffalo.edu


Reference Desk: 716-645-2047
Circulation: 716-645-6765

Visit the Law Library Website

Records, Registration & Financial Aid

  • Sara Zeitler, Director of Records, Registration and Financial Aid; Registrar
  • Theresa M. HabberfieldAssistant Director of Records, Registration & Financial Aid; Assistant Registrar
  • Brezetta Steverson, Financial Aid Coordinator

Contact Registars Office:
Room 304
law-records@buffalo.edu
716-645-2060

Visit Records, Registration & Financial Aid website

Skills & Special Programming

  • Kim Diana Connolly, Director of Clinical Legal Education, Vice Dean for Legal Skills
  • Lauren Breen, Director of the New York City Program in International Finance & Law
  • Chris O'Brien, Co-Director of Trial Advocacy
  • Thomas P. Franczyk, Co-Director of Trial Advocacy
  • Patrick Long, Director of Moot Courts
  • Christine Bartholomew, Director of Journals
  • Cheryl L. Tubinis, Administrator for Skills and Special Programs

Student Services

  • Bernadette Gargano, Vice Dean for Student Affairs
  • Amy Atkinson, Director of Special Events
  • Kolleen FischerAssistant to the Vice Deans for Administration and Student Affairs

Contact Student Services:
Room 314
law-studentaffairs@buffalo.edu
716-645-6223

Internal Communication Listservs

For questions about these lists, please contact Tim Conti.