At the State of New York’s premier public law school, faculty become friends and classmates become family. Here, people go out of their way to help you, teach you, and inspire you to achieve more than you ever thought possible.
Advocate for the elderly. Pursue a political career. With Buffalo’s low cost of living and our affordable public-school tuition, most of our students carry less debt than their peers at other law schools – giving you the freedom to pursue a career you’ll love.
Our Students. Our Faculty. Our World. Here, we transform our students by expanding their horizons. Empower our faculty as they address society’s challenges. And improve our world as we share our lessons with communities across the globe.
Maite D. Oronoz-Rodríguez, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, will be the keynote speaker as the University at Buffalo School of Law conducts its 130th Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 19, 2019.
Summer experience in a law-related position is critical to launching a law student’s legal career. That first summer job is often a future attorney’s entry into the professional legal community where they can build their skills and their network, putting them in a strong position when they interview in their second and third years.
Every practicing attorney knows the challenge of sitting for the bar exam. It’s a challenge that the School of Law takes seriously as well. Giving our students the tools and strategies to pass the exam and launch their legal careers is a vital part of our mission – and part of the school’s commitment to our students.