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Please mark your calendar for these events.

Visit the Law School Events Calendar to see what additional events are taking place at the law school, in Western New York, and across the nation.

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Unless otherwise noted, alumni events are open to the members of our law school community and their guests.


Friday, February 17

BPILP's Annual Auction
Join is for our 22nd Annual BPILP Auction, the biggest fundraising event for the Buffalo Public Interest Law Program. Funds raised go to support students who work in the public interest each summer during law school.
Time: 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Location: The Pearl @ The Webb, 76 Pearl Street, Buffalo, NY (View Map)
To Attend: Register online

Friday, February 24

GOLD Group turns SILVER
The Law Alumni Association's GOLD Group is going to celebrate it’s 25th Silver Anniversary! Mark your calendars and join us in our celebration.
Location:  The Foundry, 1738 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14207
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
To Attend: Register online.

Saturday, February 25

Albert Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition
Erie County Courthouse, Buffalo, NY (View map)
Be a judge! If you are an attorney and would like to judge (CLE credit is provided), sign up online.
Learn more about the competition.


Thursday, March 2

Coral Reefs in the 21st Century:  A Conversation about Hope and Despair
Join UB faculty members Howard Lasker, Department of Geology, and Irus Braverman, School of Law, as they engage in a dialogue about the future of coral reefs in our rapidly changing environment. A buffet lunch will be included.
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: UB Center for Tomorrow
Cost: $25 for General Alumni and Non-Alumni Guests; $15 for Graduates of the Last Decade; Free for the Class of 2016; Free for UB Alumni Association Lifetime Members
To Attend: Register online.

Saturday-Sunday, March 4-5

ABA Representation in Mediation Competition (Regional Competition)
UB School of Law, John Lord O'Brian Hall, Putnam Way, Buffalo, NY 14260 (View map)
Be a judge! If you are an attorney and would like to judge (CLE credit is provided), sign up online.
Questions? Please contact Steve Sugarman.

Wednesday, March 8

Annual Fund/Alumni Reception in New York City
Join Interim Dean James A. Gardner and your law school friends and classmates 
at a reception in support of the School of Law's Annual Fund.
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: The Remi Restaurant, Rialto Room, 144 West 54th Street, New York, NY (View map)
Cost: $25 per person; Free for UB School of Law students; $125 to be an Annual Fund Supporter
($100 goes directly to the Annual Fund)
To Attend: Register online
Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at 716-645-2107 or

Thursday, March 9

2017 OUTLaw Dinner
Join OUTLaw as they honor Christina Holdsworth ’09 of Goldberg Segalla and the founder of the community, Ambush.
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Hotel @ The Lafayette, 391 Washington St, Buffalo, NY 14203 (View map)
To Attend: Purchase tickets online. All ticket orders must be made by March 3.

Thursday, March 9

UB Alumni Panel on Terrorism and National Security
Join fellow alumni and guests, pose a question or area that you’d like to see discussed when you register online and listen as a panel of distinguished alums provides their insight into critical issues that confront our country daily. Featured speakers include: Vice Adm. Robert B. Murrett (BA ’75) ,  Maj. Donald T. Zajackowski (BA ’78), Christine A. Potosnak (JD ’98), and Gregory Michaelidis (BA ’92, MS ’94). This event is being co-hosted by the DC Chapter of the UB Alumni Association and the College of Arts and Sciences.
Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Location: The Army and Navy Club (Farragut Square) 901 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006 (View Map)
Cost: $20 for General Alumni and Non-Alumni Guests, $10 for Graduates of the Last Decade, Free for the Class of 2016, Free for UB Alumni Association Lifetime Members
To attend: Register online.

Thursday, March 16

GOLD Group CLE - The Proposal: Considerations in Starting or Acquiring a Business
Featuring Jeffrey P. Gleason, Esq. '08, Partner, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP and Matthew B. Morey, Partner, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP
CLE: Earn 1.0 NYS CLE credit in Skills (transitional or non-transitional credit).
Time: Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; CLE from 8-9 a.m.
Location: The Buffalo Club, 388 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo NY (View map)
Cost: FREE for Paid 2016-17 LAA Members at the $60 level; $15 for GOLD Group Members; $20 for All Others; Additional $5 to order a copy of the written materials.
To Attend: Register online
Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at 716-645-2107 or


Saturday, April 1

Wechsler Moot Court Competition
Erie County Courthouse, Buffalo, NY (View map)
Be a judge! If you are an attorney and would like to judge (CLE credit is provided), sign up online.
Learn more about the competition.

Thursday, April 20

2017 Students of Color Dinner

Thursday, April 27

28th Annual Law Review Dinner


Thursday, May 4

LAA Annual Dinner and presentation of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards
 Cocktails at 6 p.m.; Dinner at 7 p.m.
Location: The Hyatt Regency,  2 Fountain Plaza, Buffalo, NY (View map)
Additional details to follow.
Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at 716-645-2107 or

Thursday, May 11 - Save the date

Volunteer Leadership Summit
Location: Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo (North Campus)
Details: TBA