Class of 19838.

The Class of 1988 attending their most recent reunion held in 2013.

Class of 1988

It’s your 30th Reunion!

Reconnect with your classmates and friends.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 20, 2018, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Westin Buffalo (250 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14202). Cost is $90 per person and includes 2-hour open bar, hors d'oeuvres and stations.

The party isn't complete without you!

Highlights from 1988:

  • A movie ticket cost $3.50
  • The XV Olympic Winter Games, were held in Calgary, Canada
  • After 8 years and 1.5 million dead the Iran-Iraq war ended
  • Rick Astley released “Never Gonna Give You Up”
  • Republicans swept 40 states in election, and George W. Bush beat Michael Dukakis.

Let’s Go Bowling! Your classmate Mike Zendan is organizing a Class of 1988 Bowling Event that will take place Oct. 20 (morning or early afternoon before the big all reunion party). If you are interested in joining attending, please let him know (

Want to get involved?

Be a Class Ambassador! Please contact Ilene Fleischmann at 716-645-7347 or

Barry S. Stopler ’88, John J. Williams ’88.

Barry S. Stopler ’88 and John J. Williams ’88.

What your class has been up to...

Cora A. Alsante ’88, a partner with Hancock Estabrook in Syracuse, N.Y., has been named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018. Alsante concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, trusts, planning for the elderly and disabled and estate and trust administration. She is a resident of Jamesville, N.Y.

Sophie I. Feal ’88, an attorney with Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, has been elected a local director of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, Western New York Chapter.

James P. Kennedy Jr. ’88 was appointed U.S. attorney for the Western District of New York, in Buffalo. He previously served as interim U.S. attorney and first assistant U.S. attorney. Kennedy lives on Grand Island, N.Y.

Hon. Andrew C. LoTempio ’88 was elected a Buffalo City Court judge. He is a past School of Law adjunct faculty member. LoTempio is a Buffalo resident.

Thomas J. Colson ’88 serves of counsel with Simpson & Simpson in Buffalo. He is a registered patent attorney and president and general counsel of Executive IP in Fairport, N.Y. Colson lives in Clarence Center, N.Y.

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