"Your 1L year will be tough-- but study hard and find a good outlet for stress!"

Allana Benton '21

Photo of James L. Harrington ’19, President BLSA, Allana Benton ’21, BLSA First Year Leadership Awardee.

Allana Benton ’21 receiving a BLSA First Year Leadership Awardee from James L. Harrington ’19 past-president of the Black Law Student Association.

Hometown: Lockport, NY

Undergraduate institution and major(s), minor(s): Binghamton University, English Literature

Legal Interests: Corporate, Sports Law, still narrowing it down.

One fun fact about yourself: I know how to play three instruments! 

Law School activities: Black Law Students Association, Northeast Black Law School Association, Human Rights Law Review Journal, 2L Director (SBA).

Why did you choose UB School of Law?  I am from Buffalo and wanted to be close to family for personal reasons.

One piece of advice for accepted students: 1L year will be tough-- but study hard and find a good outlet for stress!

Have questions about being a law student? Contact Allana (allanabe@buffalo.edu).