“I was especially interested in being able to attend a school with a J.D./MSW dual degree program.”

Elias Schmidt '22

photo of Elias Schmidt in the pool.

Hometown: Buffalo, New York.

Undergraduate institution and major(s), minor(s): Buffalo State College, B.A.  Major: English, minor: Psychology.

Graduate School and Major: JD/MSW dual degree student.

Legal Interests: LGBT advocacy and immigration.  

Law School activities: Student Ambassador Program, and I’m especially excited to join OUTlaw!

Fun fact: I love to read! My favorite author is Oscar Wilde.

Why did you choose UB School of Law?: UB is close to home and to my family, and I was especially interested in being able to attend a school with a JD/MSW dual degree program.

One piece of advice for accepted students: Attend the accepted student events and other law school events open to accepted students in order to meet faculty, staff, and future classmates.

Have questions about being a law student? Contact Elias (ellaschm@buffalo.edu).