Learn to lawyer while serving low-income people facing cancer, changing the way health care is delivered, and advocating for population health.
The HJC is the legal partner in LegalCare at Roswell Park, a medical-legal partnership serving patients of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center who otherwise would not have access to a lawyer.
In addition to functioning as the lead lawyers in a variety of civil legal matters, HJC student attorneys work on the "social determinants of health" - everything that contributes to health status that isn't genetics or biology - in both individual representations and projects aimed at health-enhancing systems change.
Danielle Pelfrey Duryea, Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education and Health Law Initiatives
516 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
HJC practice is the practice of law, in all its messiness, unpredictability, challenge, and reward. HJC student-attorneys develop skills transferrable to virtually any legal practice setting, including: