December 2020

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December 2020

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Holiday Greetings from the School of Law

We hope you enjoy this short video featuring inspirational messages from our students.
Wishing you a holiday season filled with hope and peace!
Dean Aviva Abramovsky and all of your friends at UB School of Law
[Watch our holiday video]

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Inside this issue: Law School News | Alumni & Giving | Career Services Corner | Events

Law School News

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Peter Farruggia ’21 named a Presidential Management Fellow while pursuing three degrees
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Student leader, Khalil Williams ’21, builds relationships within and beyond the law school
The latest news and updates from our clinical legal education program
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Mediation competition adapts and flourishes in virtual environment

Alumni & Giving

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Wrap it up!

As 2020 comes to a close, please consider making a year-end gift to the law school. Your gift supports the many programs and initiatives that provide the tools our students need to excel in today’s legal market.

Make your gift today!

Does your class year end in “0” or “5”?
If so, then its your reunion year!

While we can’t wait to see everyone in person, in order to protect the health and safety of all of our alumni, we have postponed our Reunion Celebration to June 5, 2021, when we hope you will join us at The Buffalo History Museum at 6 p.m. Details will follow.

Until then, let us know what you’ve been up to by completing our Reunion Questionnaire.

Career Services Corner

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Winter OCI Program

Join the School of Law for Virtual On-Campus Interviews, January 26 - February 5.

Registration is open for alumni and employers recruiting students for entry-level, summer, and academic-year positions!

Participation is simple:

- Visit LOCK
- Request your interview date(s)
- Candidates apply by Dec. 31, 2020
- The law school will set the schedule and can host video interviews via ZOOM.


Post your remote job and internship openings

Are you hiring for interns, entry-levels, or laterals to work remotely? Show the global reach of UB's network and recruit UB talent. Post your opportunities in LOCK or email us at

Event Highlights

2021 - Happy New Year!

Jan. 27 - Mentor Reception for 1Ls and their Assigned Mentors - Save the date!

Feb. 19 - Career Fair - Save the date!

Be sure to visit our Law Alumni Events calendar for more information about upcoming events and programs.

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