Below is a collection of over 30 educational webinars brought to you as a service of the UB Law Alumni Association and LAA GOLD Group.
Please note, we cannot provide CLE credit for the viewing of these videos at this time.
Nov. 2, 2022 - Estate Planning Basics - University at Buffalo Law Alumni Association and LAA GOLD Group presented a virtual program that featured Lisa Allen '90, Law Offices of Lisa J. Allen, PLLC.
May 22, 2022 - Allyship at Work - The UB Law Alumni Association and the LAA GOLD Group presented a program that featured Dr. Ursuline Bankhead, Psychology Chief/Assistant Chief of Mental Health, and Chair of the Health Equity Committee for the VA Western New York Healthcare System, who led a discussion on “Allyship at Work.”
Feb. 24, 2022 - Ethical Practice in the Virtual World - University at Buffalo Law Alumni Association and LAA GOLD Group presented a virtual program featuring: Hon. Amy C. Martoche '99, Hon. Henry J. Nowak, Jr. '93, Elizabeth M. Midgley '06, Bridget M. O'Connell '98, Kevin D. Szczepanski '95, Partner, Barclay Damon LLP.
Dec. 9, 2021 - Trial Presentation Technology: Navigating Trials - Even During a Pandemic - The Law Alumni Association and LAA GOLD Group presented a program featuring Timothy Hunt, Vice President, Jack W. Hunt & Associates, Inc. and R. Colin Campbell, Esq. '91, partner at Campbell & Associates.
Oct. 7, 2021 - Vaccine Mandates, Welfare Benefits Plans, and Incentives, Oh My! - TA discussion of legal and practical considerations surrounding employer vaccination requirements and voluntary options for the workforce featuring Melanie J. Beardsley, Esq. '10, Partner, Webster Szanyi, LLP.
May 24, 2021 - Focus Groups for Trial Preparation in the Age of COVID - The Law Alumni Association and LAA GOLD Group presented a program featuring Cortney A. Frank, Esq. '17, Richard A. Hall, Esq. '03, Joseph L. Nicastro, Esq. '14, and David J. Wolff '14.
April 22, 2021 - What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Estate Planning - The Law Alumni Association and LAA GOLD Group presented a program featuring Frederick J. Gawronski, Esq., Partner, Colligan Law LLP.
April 16, 2021 - Pathways to Equity in Legal Education and the Profession. This program brought together nearly a dozen educators, judges, practitioners, and activists to discuss ways in which students of color can be better prepared and supported during their journey to become licensed attorneys.
March 24, 2021 - New York Speedy Trial in the Age of COVID-19 and Civil Rights Law §50-A Discovery Update, featuring Kevin M. Stadelmaier, Esq., Chief Attorney for the Criminal Defense Unit of the Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, and Lori A. Hoffman, Esq., Staff Attorney with the Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo.
March 18, 2021 - Racial Equity in the Courts: A Conversation About Implicit Bias in the Jury Selection Process, presented by the UB Law Alumni Association, the Bar Association of Erie County, the Minority Bar Association and the WNY Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of New York.
Feb. 12, 2021 - Ethical Considerations in Legal Practice During Unprecedented Times featuring: Vincent E. Doyle III '89 , Paul K. Isaac, Hon. Henry J. Nowak Jr. '93, and Chris G. Trapp '81.
Dec. 3, 2020 - How to Read an Insurance Policy (and Actually Understand it) featuring John R. Ewell, Esq. '16, Associate, Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady, LLP.
Nov. 18, 2020 - Federal Trials During the COVID-19 Pandemic featuring Hon. Frank P. Geraci, Jr., Chief United States District Judge.
Nov. 5, 2020 - The Racial and Economic Underpinnings - and Impact - of Mass Incarceration featuring Prof. John Major Eason, UB Center for Diversity Innovation Distinguished Visiting Scholar (2020-21).
Oct. 28, 2020 - Diversity & Implicit Bias in the Legal Profession featuring featuring the Hon. Lenora B. Foote-Beavers, Buffalo City Court Judge.
Oct. 8, 2020 - Cybersecurity Trends and Emerging Issues featuring Jennifer A. Beckage, Esq. '07, Partner, Beckage PLLC.
Sept. 29, 2020 - How to Hire and Retain Diverse Layers featuring Paulette Brown, Senior Partner and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Locke Lord LLP.
Sept. 16, 2020 - Voter Suppression: Then and Now, presented by the Monroe County Bar Association, featured speakers were Professors James Gardner (UB School of Law) and Paula Johnson (Syracuse University College of Law).
August 13, 2020 - Secure Act Update featuring Nicholas S. Proukou, Esq. ‘13 of Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP.
July 17, 2020 - How to Access Free and Low Cost Legal Resources for COVID-19 Related Matters featuring Nina Cascio, UB International Law Librarian.
July 10, 2020 - Business Disputes in Bankruptcy Court in the Era of COVID-19 featuring William F. Savino, Esq. '75, Partner, Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP.
June 26, 2020 - Taking Control of Your Career in Uncertain Times: 60 Minutes with an Expert Career Coach featuring Elizabeth Hofmeister, founder of B.side Coaching & Consulting LLC, a lawyer and career coach.
June 12, 2020 - Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Family and Employment-based Immigration featuring Natalie M. Uhrmacher, Esq. '13.
June 4, 2020 - Avoiding Bias and Managing High-Risk Employees Upon Reopening featuring Michael E. Hickey '09, Mary E. Aldridge '18, and Kimberly Wolf Price.
May 28, 2020 - How to Remotely Access Free and Low-Cost Research, featuring Brian Detweiler.
May 22, 2020 - The Payroll Protection Program -What You and Your Clients Should Know featuring John M. Godwin, Esq. ‘07 and Cheryl A. Jankowski, CPA.
May 21, 2020 - Lessons from 2008 2010: How to Succeed Despite a Brutal Job Market featuring: Joshua E. Dubs '08; Matthew Feldman '08; Jeffrey P. Gleason '08; Jennifer M. Oliver '07; Jennifer M. Schauerman '10; and Jason Wawro '11.
May 7, 2020 - COVID Interruption Insurance 2020: What's In, What's Out, and What's Coming featuring Steven Peiper, Esq. '04.
April 22, 2020 - Let's Get Ethical: A Roundup of Common Ethical Pitfalls featering: Hon. Richard A. Dollinger; Gregory J. Huether, Esq; and Laura A. Myers, Esq. '05.
April 17, 2020 - Force Majeure Clauses: Contractual Performance Amidst a Pandemic featuring Erick Kraemer, Esq.