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06/21/2018 - The UB Law Alumni Association held their last meeting of the year at a luncheon when they elected 2018-2019 officers and directors and thanked the outgoing presidents and directors of both the senior board and the GOLD Group for their outstanding service.
06/19/2018 - Teaching faculty Nellie Drew (third from right) presented in the panel discussion “Diversity & Inclusion in Athletics: Legalities, Policies & Practicalities” at the SUNY conference Spectrum: Preventing & Responding to Violence Against LGBTQI+ Students held in Albany, NY.
06/07/2018 - The Rochester Chapter of the UB Law Alumni Association in conjunction with Counsel Press held their Annual CLE followed by a Spring Reception welcoming Rochester's newly admitted UB School of Law graduates.
06/03/2018 – The sixth season of Discover Law began with a welcome reception held on June 3rd at the School of Law.
05/05/2018 - A few members from the Class 1981 and their spouses gathered for an evening in NYC. (Left side, front to back) Leslie Berkovits, Neil Botwinoff, Mark Berkovits, Peggy Fabic, Art Hall. (Right side, front to back) Wanda Lucibello, Nancy Caple Johnston, Jeff Taylor, Fran Colon, Michael Chakansky, DeDe Chakansky.
04/24/2018 - Christina AkersDiCenzo ‘13 and Heather Giambra ‘04 present at the members-only Law Alumni Association / NFCCA CLE on the # MeToo Movement: Current Legislative and Workplace Impacts and Special Ethical Considerations for Lawyers at the Buffalo Club.
04/19/2010 - 2017-18 Trial Team students and coaches celebrated the end of a successful season with a party and awards.
04/19/2018 - The UB Law Alumni Association's GOLD Group welcomed the warm weather at its annual Spring Social at Cabaret Restaurant in downtown Buffalo.
04/12/2018 - Our Students of Color held their 29th Annual Awards Celebration where they honored Duwaine T. Bascoe ’12 of Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP, Vanessa A. Glushefski ’14 of Glushefski Law, Vice Dean Bernadette Gargano of the University at Buffalo School of Law and Asker A. Saeed '01 of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.
04/12/2018 - The School of Law held a panel discussion on diversity in the legal profession titled Beyond the Bar. Panelists included: John Mancebo, Partner, Co-Chair of the Labor & Employment Group Tressler LLP; Jessica Ortiz '05, Partner, MoloLamken LL; Elsa Hernandez ‘08, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, JPMorgan Chase; and Asker A. Saeed ‘01, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Fried Frank LLP.
03/24/18 - The School of Law hosted another successful Wechsler Moot Court Competition. The finals came down to an argument between New York University School of Law and New York Law School, with NYU winning in the end. NYU’s Rebecca Romm was awarded best student advocate.
03/29/18 - The Central New York Chapter of the UB Law Alumni Association held a reception for alumni to meet Dean Aviva Abramovsky.
03/28/18 - The Albany Alumni Chapter held a Networking Reception that included Dean Aviva Abramovsky, Hon. Eugene M. Fahey '84, and Hon. Eugene F. Pigott '73.
03/26/2018 - UB LAA Secretary Amy P. Herstek ’04 and President-Elect Mark W. Brown ’99 participate in a “Power Hour” lunch with student members of the UB LAA.
03/15/2018 – The LAA’s GOLD Group presented the CLE “Don’t Let 2018 Be Taxing: How Changes to the Tax Laws Change How We Counsel Businesses" featuring Andrew Oppenheimer and William Turkovich ‘12, both senior associates at Hodgson Russ.
03/14/2018 - Six NYS Supreme Court judges (five UB Law grads) gave our alumni a look “Behind the Bench” at a CLE on discovery practice and motion abuse. They discussed what they like — and don’t like— in the courtroom. A social followed, sponsored by Colucci & Gallaher.
03/13/2018 - Vice Dean of Student Affairs, Bernadette Gargano, was a featured speaker at the CLE "Nuts & Bolts of Depositions: Tips, Perspectives, and Advice on Effective Deposition Practice" held in Rochester, NY.
03/08/2018 - Dean Aviva Abramovsky presented a buffalo to Theodore Ruger, dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, during his visit to O'Brian Hall.
03/02/2018 - The Buffalo Public Interest Law Program (BPILP) held its biggest fundraising event, the 23nd Annual BPILP Auction. Funds raised go to support law students who work in public interest positions over the summer.
03/01/2018 - Giving came alive at UB during TAG (Think About Giving) Week through student activities and donor events. We showed our gratitude at the School of Law’s TAG station which was set up in the lobby of O’Brian Hall.
Professor Emeritus Anthony Szczygiel received the Jonathan Lippman Pro Bono Award from the Senior Lawyer Section during the NYSBA Annual Meeting. (Photo: Chief Judge Lippman with Professor Emeritus Anthony Szczygiel.)
January & February 2018
02/12/2018 - The LAA GOLD Group presented the CLE “Ethical Considerations Associated with Non-Traditional Representation“ featuring Reetuparna Dutta (Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP), Joseph A, Schifflett ’75 (Chief County Attorney, Erie County Surrogate's Court), Laura A. Miskell ’04 (Attorney, Miskell & Moxham), and Gayle T. Murphy '86 (Pro Bono Manager, Volunteer Lawyer's Project).
02/05/2018 - Ari Goldberg '17 discusses the benefits of belonging to the UB Law Alumni Association to law students in the lobby of O'Brian Hall.
01/31/18 - Mentors met first year law students at a Mentor Matching Reception sponsored by Bond Schoeneck & King and the Law Alumni Association.
12/03/2017 - Margaret W. Wong '76 and Vice Dean Karen R. Kaczmarski '89 at the Margaret W. Wong & Associates annual holiday celebration in Cleveland, Ohio.
12/01/2017 - Special thanks to Phillips Lytle LLP and the Asian Bar Association of New York who organized a trial reenactment at the law school of Wards Cove Packing Co. v Antonio, an employment discrimination case argued before the US Supreme Court in 1989. The event was led by Hon. Denny Chin of the US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.
11/30/2017 - The Albany Chapter of the UB Law Alumni Association hosted a Meet the Dean event at the Olde English Pub in downtown Albany.
11/16/17 - The UB Law Alumni Association's GOLD Group presented a one hour CLE "Rumor vs. Reality: Immigration Issues for Survivors of Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking in the Current Climate" featuring Emma L. Buckthal '10.
11/15/17 - The NYC Chapter of the UB Law Alumni Assocation held a cocktail reception to welcome Dean Aviva Abramovsky to the NYC legal community.
11/13/17 - Congratulations to Vicki Bell '19, Amanda Oppermann '18, Kaylan Porter '18 and Luwing Peche Loayza '18 who took third place at the New York State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section's 2017 Judith S. Kaye Arbitration Competition.
11/02/17 - The Rochester Chapter of the UB Law Alumni Association held a reception for the legal community to meet Dean Aviva Abramovsky.
10/21/17 - Over sixty students competed in the 2017 Desmond Moot Court Competition. Seventy volunteers consisting of law professors, members of the local bench and bar judged our annual competition.
10/25/17 - Let's celebrate Pro Bono! Employers from public interest organizations from around the WNY region visited the law school to chat with students about opportunities for pro bono service.
10/15/17 - Law alumni taking a tour of O’Brian Hall: (front row) Thomas Tam ’97, Allison Tam ’97, Joanna L Silver ’97, Danielle M Grimm ’97, (back row) Jay Lippman ’87, Brenda Levinson ’82 and her husband Mark Cooperman.
10/13/17 - The Class of 1967 kicked off the All Alumni and Reunion Celebration Weekend with its 50-Year Reunion.
10/05/17 – The UB Law Alumni Association's GOLD Group held its annual Fall Social. This year, law alumni and friends gathered at Lakeward Spirits, in Buffalo, NY.
10/04/17 - The Class of ’77 celebrated their 40th Reunion in New York City.
09/28/17 – Friends, family and alumni gathered to celebrate the dedication of the Anthony J. Colucci Jr., Esq. ’58 Buffalo Law Review Suite. This major gift by Colucci and his wife Carmela memorializes the couple’s commitment to the advancement of legal scholarship and to the School of Law.
09/09/17 - Students, family and alumni gathered for the annual Students of Color welcome back brunch.
09/07/17 - The Student Bar Association kicked off their speaker series with Hon. Richard C. Wesley and Hon. Eugene F. Pigott, Jr '73.
08/29/17 - The Law Alumni Association hosted its annual Welcome Reception for the School of Law's new incoming law students.
Dean Aviva Abramovsky has been on the road, meeting with our law alumni, students and friends. Here are some photos of our dean in action:
08/18/2017 - Dean Aviva Abramovsky joined her fellow deans in welcoming SUNY Chancellor-elect Dr. Kristina Johnson to UB’s campus.
08/17/2017 - Dean Aviva Abramovsky joined in congratulating awardees at this year's Minority Bar Foundation Reception.