Alumni Events Listing

Please mark your calendar for these events.

Visit our 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.


Thursday, May 25

GOLD Group CLE: Legal Issues in Police Encounters and the Use of Force
University at Buffalo School of Law & the Law Alumni Association’s GOLD Group present a CLE program. The program features Gerald J. Gill, Jr. '93, Chief of Police, Lancaster Police Department; John V. Elmore, Esq., Partner, The Law Offices of Steve Boyd and John Elmore; and Gerard E. O'Connor, Esq. '86, Partner, Lippman and O'Connor.
Time: Registration begins at 1:00 p.m.; Cocktail Reception from 4:30-5:30
Location: The Buffalo Club, 388 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, New York, United States 14202
The Buffalo Club has a dress code for its guests.  Men must wear jackets and ties. Women must wear dresses, skirts or tailored pantsuits.
Cost: $60 for paid 2016-2017 LAA Members; $85 for all others (Cost includes program, refreshments at break and cocktail reception)
To Attend: Register online.


Tuesday, June 13

The World Trade Center’s Oculus...Inside and Out (NYC)
Join the UB Alumni Association's New York City Chapter for a reception and a presentation by Michael Garz, BA ’72, senior vice president of architecture, engineering and construction management for STV Inc. and project manager for the construction of the $4 billion World Trade Center Transportation Hub. A member of the first graduating class in architecture and planning at UB and recipient of the UB Alumni Association's 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award, Garz will provide a detailed look into the construction of Oculus, with drinks and appetizers before and after. The event will be hosted by fellow UB architecture alum and previous Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Mark Nusbaum, MArch ’85, BPS ’83.
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: FX Fowle, 22 West 19th Street, New York, NY 10011 (View map)
Cost: $20; reservation deadline June 8.
To Attend: Register online

Wednesday, June 14

Rochester Alumni Chapter's Annual Reception for Newly Admitted Attorneys
The Rochester, New York Chapter of the UB Law Alumni Association is holding an Ethics CLE & our Annual Spring Reception to welcome Rochester's newly admitted UB School of Law graduates. Please join us for an informative and fun discussion of civility and ethics - and earn 1.5 NYS CLE ethics credits in the process. David H. Tennant, Esq., a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP and a member of the MCBA's Ethics Committee, will lead a discussion on "How not to be that person," including how to know if your behavior is truly civil, as well as strategies for dealing with incivility. An engaging roundtable discussion using hypotheticals, which address various ethical issues that arise in the courtroom and beyond, will follow. Panelists will include: Laura A. Myers '05, Attorney at The Wolford Law Firm LLP; Hon. Eugene F. Pigott, Jr. '73, New York State Supreme Court Justice for the Eighth Judicial District and former Senior Associate Judge for the New York State Court of Appeals; and Hon. Gerald J. Whalen '83, Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, New York State Supreme Court, Fourth Judicial Department.
CLE: Earn 1.5 NYS CLE credits in the area of Ethics & Professionalism (transitional or non-transitional credit).
Time: 4:00-5:15 p.m. (CLE); 5:15 - 7:30 p.m. (Reception)
Location: City Grill, 384 East Avenue, Rochester, NY (View Map)
Cost: FREE for paid members of the UB Law Alumni Association, UB School of Law students and our newly admitted graduates; $25 for all others
To Attend: Register online.

Wednesday, June 14

Washington DC Lunchtime Social for Law Students
Law students who happen to be in Washington, DC are invited to lunch with law alumni.
Time: 12:15 p.m.
Location: Pret A Manger - Farragut Square Metro (K & 17th) - 1701 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006 (View Map)
To Attend: Please RSVP to Dean Ilene Fleischmann (
If you are a law school graduate and would like to get involved with the DC Alumni Chapter, contact our DC Chapter Chair Meredith Jolie (


Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017

UB on Broadway - SOLD OUT!
Join us for Hello, Dolly! and a post-performance reception with special guests immediately following the show.
Performance Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Shubert Theatre, 225 West 44th Street, New York, N.Y.
Post-performance recption: 9:30 p.m.
Reception Venue: Sardi's Restaurant, 234 West 44th Street # 3, New York, NY 10036
To particiapte: SOLD OUT!


Saturday, October 14

Join our reunion classes for a new School of Law all-alumni celebration
We welcome all law school alumni to help us celebrate the classes ending in 2’s and 7’s (guests included).
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Buffalo Club, 388 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY
Details: TBA
Want to serve on your class committee? Contact Ilene Fleischmann at 716-645-7347 or