Turn ideas into action. Our Entrepreneurship Law Center puts students at the forefront of an economic boom, providing legal services to entrepreneurs and startups, and supporting the development of cutting-edge technologies.
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.
In collaboration with the Erie County Bar Association’s Volunteer Lawyers Project and the Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, the School of Law is pioneering a program to help incarcerated persons press their case in federal court – a first-in-the-nation initiative.
University at Buffalo School of Law graduates saw a significant increase in the passage rate for first-time New York State bar exam takers, jumping from 72.5% in 2019 to 83.9%. While the overall first-time passage rate for graduates of any of the 15 law schools in New York State increased by 2.1%, UB School of Law saw an increase of 11.4%.
"We ask that all members of our law school community join us by taking the time to truly understand individuals’ very real struggle for justice and by openly and unequivocally rejecting any and all forms of systematic racism and transphobia."
As the pace of change continues to accelerate, bright lawyers are reinventing how legal work is done. UB School of Law graduates are at the helm, bringing their innovative spirit to their life’s work – and changing the world along the way.