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Alumni Events Listing

Please mark your calendar for these events.

The information on this page is subject to change, so please check back often.

Visit the Law School Events Calendar to see what is taking place at the Law School, in our area, and across the nation.

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Wednesday, September 17

36th Annual Buffalo Nite in DC
Hosted by the New York State Society of Washinton, D.C.
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room SD-G50, 1st and C Streets NE, Washington, D.C. (View Map)
Cost: $30 per ticket through August 10th; $45 per ticket after August 10th
To Participate: Purchase tickets online
Questions? Please contact:

Wednesday, September 17

Panel Discussion: Figuring out Ferguson: A Conversation on Race, Law Enforcement Authority, & Self-Defense
The Buffalo Criminal Law Center and Buffalo Criminal Law Society are organizing a panel discussion that addresses this important current event. Featured discussants include law professors Luis Chiesa, Guyora Binder, Athena Mutua, and Anthony O'Rourke. This event is free and open to all.
6:00 p.m.
Location: Room 104, SUNY Buffalo Law School, University at Buffalo (North Campus)
Questions? Please contact Professor Luis Chiesa at

Friday-Saturday, September 19-20

Fall Reunions for the Classes of 1974, 1984, 1994, and 2004
– Back to School, Network the Nation, Reunion Class Cocktail Party with the dean and professors at The Mansion
Saturday – CLE at the Law School, Light fare and tours of the Law School, and individual class dinners
Registration & Details: Can be found online.

Thursday, September 25

Foreign Drone Policy: a lecture and panel discussion
Chairman, Department of Humanities and Professor of Law at the Coast Guard Academy, Capt. Glenn Sulmasy, will give a lecture on foreign drone policy. Following his lecture, he will be joined by members of the law school community for a panel discussion on the use of drones in warfare. Co-sponsored by the Federalist Society and the Buffalo Human Rights Center, this event is free and open to all.
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Room 107, SUNY Buffalo Law School, University at Buffalo (North Campus)
Questions? Please contact  Anna McCarthy ’15 at

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BELS & SBA's Day of Service
Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to help give back to the Buffalo Community.
Time: 12:00 p.m. Pizza party; 12:30 p.m. Leave O’Brian; 1:00 p.m. Arrive at Delaware Park
Location: Buffalo Olmsted Park Conservancy, Delaware Park
For those needing transportation, carpooling will be provided. Or meet us right on-site at 1pm behind the Albright-Knox.
Register: To participate, registration is required. Please contact Amy Counter at


Monday, October 6

Civil Justice Symposium 2014: Recent Developments in Tort Law & Practice
Co-sponsored by the Law School and the Washington, D.C.-based Coalition for Litigation Justice, this Conference will examine recent developments in tort law, affording students, faculty and practitioners a rare inside look at this high-stakes field of law.
Location: Hyatt Regency Buffalo, Two Fountain Plaza, Buffalo (View Map)
To Attend: Register online.
Details: Visit the conference website.

2014 Lippes Lecture
This year's speaker will be Kenneth R. Feinberg, a lawyer who has overseen the payout of billions of dollars to the victims of the BP oil spill, the 9/11 attacks and Agent Orange, among others.
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency Buffalo, Two Fountain Plaza, Buffalo (View Map)
To Attend: Register online.
Details: Visit the conference website.

Wednesday, October 15

Retirement Celebration for Vice Dean Alan S. Carrel
for his 36 years of service to our Law School
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hotel at The Lafayette, The Greenhouse Room (View Map)
Cost: Free for all alumni
To Attend: Register online. Limited capacity.
 Contact Kolleen Fischer at 716-645-0509 or

Friday, October 17

Law Alumni Association GOLD Group/SBA Social
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Resurgence Brewery, 1250 Niagara Street, Buffalo NY
Additional details to follow.
Questions? Please contact: Pat Warrington at

Tuesday, October 28

SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association GOLD Group CLE
Presenter: Rodney O. Personius ‘76
Time: 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Location: The Buffalo Club
CLE: Earn 1.0 CLE Credit
Additional details to follow.
Please contact Pat Warrington at

Future Events

Friday, January 30, 2015

Annual NYC Alumni Luncheon and Presentation of the Edwin F. Jaeckle Award
Time: 12 noon to 2 p.m.
Location: The Union League Club, 38 E 37th St, New York, NY (View Map)
Cost and Registration: TBA