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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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Thursday, December 18, 2014

CLE: Cybersecurity: When Hackers Strike Your Business, Will You Be Prepared?
A GOLD Group CLE featuring Dennis C. Vacco '78 and Kyle T. Cavalieri.
Time: 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Location: The Buffalo Club, 388 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, N.Y. (View Map)
CLE: Earn 1.0 NYS CLE credit in the area of Skills.
To Attend: Register online.
Questions? Please contact Pat Warrington at

January - 2015

Thursday, January 8

Rochester CLE: A Guide to Grievances in the Fourth Department
The Rochester Chapter of the Law Alumni Association and the Monroe County Bar Association will co-present a continuing legal education program for NYS attorneys featuring Richard G. Curtis '79 of Kaman, Berlove, Marafioti, Jacobstein & Goldman LLP, Gary J. Muldoon '76 of Muldoon, Getz and Reston, and Andrea Tomaino of the New York State Attorney Grievance Committee.
Time: 12:15-2:00 p.m.
Location: Monroe County Bar Center for Education, 1 West Main Street, 5th floor, Rochester, NY (View Map)
Cost: Free for Paid Members of the Law Alumni Association
To Attend: Register online

Thursday, January 8

NYC Alumni Panel Presentation and Reception
The Law School's Admissions Office and the Law Alumni Association will host an alumni panel for prospective law students in New York City. Alumni will talk about their professional paths and answer questions regarding attending SUNY Buffalo Law School. A short reception will follow.
Time: Panel: 5:00-6:00 p.m.; Reception: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: New York City Bar Association Building, 42 West 44th Street, NYC (View Map)
For More Information:  Contact the Admissions Office at 716-645-2907 or

Tuesday, January 20

The Deal Makers Power Hour Presentation
The SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association will host a Power Hour Panel presentation exclusively for its student members. The panel will feature Martha M. Anderson '87, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP; Kristy L. Berner  '02, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, First Niagara Financial Group, Inc; Terrence M. Gilbride '88, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP and Nancy J. Sheehan '94, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Catholic Health Systems, Inc. Complimentary lunch will be served.
Time: 12:45-2:00 p.m.
Location: Francis M. Letro Courtroom, First Floor, O'Brian Hall
To Attend: Register online.
Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at (716) 645-2107 or

Friday, January 30

Edwin F. Jaeckle Luncheon and Award Presentation
Pamela Davis Heilman '75
 is to receive the Edwin F. Jaeckle Award, the highest honor the Law School and the Law Alumni Association can bestow.
Time: Noon - 2 p.m.
Location: The Union League Club, 38 E 37th St, New York, NY (View Map)
Cost and Registration: Available online.


Thursday-Saturday, February 19-21

Albert R. Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition
Judges are needed, CLE credit will be provided. Learn how to volunteer.

Friday, February 27

20th Annual BPILP Auction
Don't miss the 20th Annual Buffalo Public Interest Law Program (BPILP) Auction, featuring exciting auction items, as well as food and drink.  All the proceeds go toward supporting public interest and not-for-profit fellowships for law students.
Time: 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Location: The Pearl @ The Webb, 76 Pearl Street, Buffalo (View Map)
Cost: Individuals $40; Student Tickets $25
To AttendRegister online.
If you have items or services to donate for the auction, please contact us at


Wednesday, March 4

Reception for Mentors and Mentees
At this reception, mentors will have the opportunity to meet with their assigned student.
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Center for Tomorrow, University at Buffalo (North Campus)
Sign up to become a mentor.

Thursday, March 12

OUTLaw Dinner
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Lafayette Hotel, 391 Washington St., Buffalo, NY 14202 (View Map)
To Attend: Registration and details to follow.
Questions? Contact dinner chair Anastasia Stumpf ’15 (

Thursday-Sunday, March 19-22

Regional American Association for Justice (AAJ) Mock Trial Competition
Judges are needed. Learn how to volunteer.

Tuesday & Wednesday, March 24 & 25

First-Year Oral Arguments
SUNY Buffalo Law School's Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research seek judges who will participate in First-Year Oral Arguments. The students will be arguing their summary judgment motions, the culmination of the first-year curriculum in LAWR. Some issues being argued are: a high school student’s First Amendment rights, revocation of naturalized U.S. citizenship, and fair use and the parody defense.
Volunteers are needed! Learn how to participate.


Thursday, April 23

Students of Color Dinner
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Marriott Hotel, 340 Millersport, Amherst, NY 14221 (View Map)
To Attend: Registration and details to follow.
Questions? Contact dinner co-chairs Nara Tjitradjaja ’16 ( or Yineska Guerrero ’15 (

Thursday, April 30

Buffalo Law Review Dinner
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: The Park Club, 4949 Sheridan Dr., Williamsville, NY (View Map)
To Attend: Registration and details to follow.
Questions?  Contact Managing Editor of the Buffalo Law Review Emily Berry ’15 (

Future Events

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

53rd Annual Alumni Dinner & Presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Awards
 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: The Hyatt Regency, Buffalo, NY
Cost and Registration: TBA

Saturday, May 23

Student Awards
This event is invite-only.
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Slee Hall, University at Buffalo (North Campus)

Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Main Stage Theatre, Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo (North Campus)