Lecturer in Law
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623 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
Farina Barth joined the University at Buffalo School of Law as a Lecturer in Law teaching the first-year Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research Course. Prior to coming to the School of Law, she practiced as a public defender in Buffalo City Court where she represented hundreds of indigent defendants from arraignment through trial. Barth also represented clients in their appellate and post-conviction filings and hearings.
Prior to practice, Barth attended the University of Toronto where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors. She received her Juris Doctor from the University at Buffalo School of Law. While in law school, she was an active member of the Buffalo Law Review, the Buffalo Moot Court Board, and the trial advocacy program, where she continues her service as a volunteer coach. While in law school, Barth authored an article published in the CUNY Law Review titled: “Silent Struggle: Constitutional Violations Against the Hearing Impaired in New York State Prisons.”
Barth is admitted to practice in the New York State Bar, Western District of New York, and Northern District of New York.