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.
The 2022 UB School of Law students who concluded their law school careers as Pro Bono Scholars were bar exam all-stars—all seven passed after taking the exam in February. That’s an outstanding accomplishment. But just as important is the hundreds of hours of public-interest legal work each of them provided the community in the months that followed.
With the recent passing of James L. Magavern ’59, UB School of Law recognizes the loss of one of its longest-serving adjunct faculty members and the rich knowledge of state and local finance law that he brought to generations of students.
As the School of Law broadens and deepens its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the UB Law Alumni Association is supporting those efforts—raising awareness through alumni programs and inspiring positive action.
The Discover Law Undergraduate Scholars Program provides an immersive experience for undergraduates interested in law. Students are exposed to critical thinking and develop their reading and analytical skills during a four-week residential summer program, at no cost to them.
The announcement of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization marks a monumental setback to the rights of women to make personal decisions about their healthcare. In the dissent, Justices Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan write, “Whatever the exact scope of the coming laws, one result of today’s decision is certain: the curtailment of women’s rights, and of their status as free and equal citizens.”
The University at Buffalo School of Law is resolute in our mission of promoting justice. As the State of New York’s law school, we support Governor Kathy Hochul in her commitment to protecting access to safe reproductive healthcare as a fundamental human right. And we remain dedicated to preparing future lawyers and leaders who will fight to defend our inalienable rights and uphold justice for all." - Dean Aviva Abramovsky