Patricia C. Sandison '07, Albany Chapter Co-Chair, Ilene Fleischmann, Vice Dean for Alumni Affairs, Caroline B. Brancatella '07, Albany Chapter Co-Chair.

Patricia C. Sandison '07, Albany Chapter Co-Chair, Ilene Fleischmann, Vice Dean for Alumni Affairs and Caroline B. Brancatella '07, Albany Chapter Co-Chair

Benefits of joining the Law Alumni Association

More benefits than before for paid members!

Your $75 membership dues include substantial discounts to social, professional and educational opportunities, including:

Discounted Dragon Legal Productivity Package

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Spend less time on documentation and more time serving clients. Designed with an all-new, next-generation speech engine leveraging deep learning technology.

Dragon Legal Individual enables you to dictate email, time entry narratives and casual communication documents by voice-for improved efficiency.

Member Benefit includes Dragon NaturallySpeaking Legal Software, Microphone and Training valued at $719.00.

Members can purchase this service for only $549.99.

Discounted CLE Opportunities

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Discounted unlimited online CLE with Cognistar: LAA members can subscribe for one year to Cognistar, our online CLE partner, for unlimited access to a library of continuing legal education courses to meet your biennial reporting requirements. Regularly $295, our members can save $100 by subscribing at a reduced rate of $195. Subscription year commences on the date of purchase.

Free Recorded CLE: Paid members who are New York State attorneys may receive a recorded copy of the LAA GOLD Group's annual four hour Ethics CLE.

Free live ethics CLE and breakfast with the Niagara Frontier Corporate Counsel Association:  Socialize with members of the NFCCA including breakfast at the Buffalo Club.

Free live CLE programs: Western New York attorneys can attend three one- hour CLE programs held in downtown Buffalo, including breakfast and parking-- for free.

Rochester members: Free CLEs and social opportunities for paid members.

Access to HeinOnline

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Free unlimited online research services using HeinOnline: Valued at $600, this premier online database is now available to paid members of the Law Alumni Association through an online portal called Law School Alumni Connect.

This valuable online database contains more than 178 million pages and 270,000 titles of historical and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. (Watch video on our online portal, Law School Alumni Connect, to see how valuable this is!) 

To obtain a username and password for the Law School Alumni Connect portal, please register online. You will receive email notification once your membership has been verified and your account has been activated.

Discounted Admission to Regional Chapter Events

photo of NYC Chapter Co-Chairs, Daisy A. Tomaselli '13, Patrick J. Reinikainen '12.

NYC Chapter Co-Chairs attending an event held at the One World Observatory in NYC.

Networking social events for regional alumni:  Meet distinguished guests and judges in New York City, Albany, Rochester, Central New York and Washington, DC. 

Discounted Ticket to the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner

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Paid members receive a $35 discount off their ticket price for our annual awards dinner. 

Borrowing Privileges at all UB Libraries

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LAA members are entitled to a University Libraries courtesy borrower card. Courtesy cards are issued at the Law Library only and permit paid LAA members to check out library materials that circulate from any UB campus library.

Contact the Law Library at 716- 645-6765 to schedule a time to have your card issued.