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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.

September

Wednesday, September 28

New York City Program's Tenth Anniversary Celebration (NYC)
Join us to hear about NYC Program on Finance & Law updates and for a tribute to those who have made this unique curriculum possible over the past decade.
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Hodgson Russ LLP, 1540 Broadway, 24th Floor, (Broadway & 45th Street), New York, NY (View Map)
Cost: $20 per person. Includes a variety of craft beers, wine, soda and plenty of appetizers.
To Participate: Register online.
Questions? Contact Lauren Breen at lbreen@buffalo.edu.

Thursday, September 29

Fall Social for Alumni in Central New York
The Central New York Chapter of the UB Law Alumni Association will host its annual fall event for our alumni in the Syracuse area.
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: J.Ryan's Pub, 253 East Water Street, Syracuse, NY (View Map)
Cost: Cash bar. Complimentary appetizers.
To Attend: Register online.
Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at 716-645-2107 or law-alumni@buffalo.edu.

September 30 and October 1

Conference: Buddhist Law and State Law in Comparative Perspective
This two-day, international conference in the exciting new area of Buddhism, Law and Society will bring together scholars whose work touches on the theme of Buddhism and law from multiple perspectives and across a variety of regions and time periods.
Location: 509 O'Brian Hall, University at Buffalo School of Law
To learn more: Visit the conference website.

October

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Effect of Big Media and Big Money on Political Campaigns
This Town Hall-style event will focus on Congressional and Presidential election campaigns in 2016. Panelists will include interim Dean James Gardner, Jim Heaney (editor and executive director, Investigative Post) and Professor Carole McNall (Jandoli School of Communications, St. Bonaventure University). The event will be moderated by Lee Coppola (retired dean of the School of Journalism, St. Bonaventure University).
Time: 5:00-7:30 p.m.
Location: United Way of Buffalo and Erie County Conference Room, 742 Delaware Ave., Buffalo (View Map)
Cost: Free for members of sponsoring organizations; $5.00 for non-members.
To Attend: RSVP to wbasnywny@ymail.com.
For More Information: Visit the Women’s Bar Assn. website.

Saturday, October 8

GOLD Group Sports Law CLE: "Legal Issues Surrounding Professional & Collegiate Sports Administration"
featuring Shane M. Costa, Esq.’13, NFL Agent & Director of Football Operations, Pillar Sports Management LLC; Bridget E. Niland, Esq. ’98, Director of Athletics and Special Assistant to the President, Daemen College; and David S. Zygaj, Esq.’89, Vice President of Legal Affairs, Buffalo Sabres.
CLE: Earn 2.0 NYS CLE credits in the area of Professional Practice (transitional or non-transitional)
Time: 9:55 a.m. to 12 noon.; Registration starts at 9:30 a.m.
Location:  University at Buffalo School of Law, 104 O'Brian hall, Amherst, NY (View map)
Cost: Free to paid 2016-17 LAA members; Free to paid 16-17 LAA student members; $15 for GOLD Group members; $20 for all others
To Attend: Register online.                                                          
Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at 716-645-2107 or law-alumni@buffalo.edu.

Thursday, October 13

GOLD Group's Annual Fall Social
Join the UB Law Alumni Association's GOLD Group and the Student Bar Association at our Annual Fall Social at one of Buffalo's newest venues on the Elmwood Strip.
Time:
 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Thin Man Brewery, 490 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY (View Map)
Cost: $20 for alumni & friends; $10 for current law students
To Attend: Register online
Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at 716-645-2107 or law-alumni@buffalo.edu

Friday, October 21

2016 Mitchell Lecture - Editing the Environment: Emerging Issues in Genetics and the Law
Featuring Kevin M. Esvelt (MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Lori B. Andrews (Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology), and Sheila Jasanoff (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University)
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo (North Campus)
Additional Details: Visit the Mitchell Lecture page.
This lecture is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Saturday, October 22

Desmond Moot Court Competition
Location:
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.
Learn more about the competition.  
Questions? Please contact Farina Mendelson at buffalomootcourtboard@gmail.com.

October 25 & 26

Celebrate Pro Bono Organizations
In recognition of National Pro Bono Celebration, the Law School and the Buffalo Public Interest Law Program (BPILP) is celebrating volunteerism by inviting various Western New York public interest organizations to visit the law school, discuss what their offices do, and recruit future volunteers and interns.
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lobby of UB School of Law, John Lord O'Brian Hall, Putnam Way, Buffalo, NY 14260 (View map)
To Participate: Contact BPILP Outreach Coordinator Kayla Leonard (kaylagal@buffalo.edu) by Friday, October 14. Please indicate whether you would like a table for just one or both days.

November

Friday-Sunday, November 11-14

11th Annual Buffalo Niagara Mock Trial Competition
Location:
Buffalo City Court, Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY, United States (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.

Saturday, November 19

Representation in Mediation Competition (Intramural Competition)
Location:
UB School of Law, John Lord O'Brian Hall, Putnam Way, Buffalo, NY 14260 (View map)
Questions? Please contact Steve Sugarman.

Future Events

Friday, February 17

BPILP's Annual Auction
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: The Pearl @ The Webb, 76 Pearl Street, Buffalo, NY (View Map)
To Attend: TBA

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Albert Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition
Location:
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.

Saturday-Sunday, March 4-5

ABA Representation in Mediation Competition (Regional Competition)
Location:
UB School of Law, John Lord O'Brian Hall, Putnam Way, Buffalo, NY 14260 (View map)
Questions? Please contact Steve Sugarman.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Wechsler Moot Court Competition
Location:
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.