March 2022

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  March 2022

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Powerful UB Law connections in the Ninth Circuit

Twenty-eight years ago, Susan Soong ’94 arrived in San Francisco to interview for a staff attorney position with the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. In those pre-Google days, Soong’s knowledge of the Ninth Circuit was limited. But when she walked into the office of Molly Dwyer ’88 and saw a Buffalo Bills poster on the wall, somehow the stars seemed to align. [Read More]

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There is no justice without equal access

Join us at the 2022 Buffalo Public Interest Law Program’s Annual Social and Auction, our biggest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds provide fellowship funding for law students working in public interest positions over the summer.
Friday, April 8, 2022, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Fairdale, 672 Wehrle Drive, Buffalo, NY
[Register Here]

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

Law School News

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Class Action

Catch up on the latest news about your classmates and friends! Read this month's Class Action or jump to: 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s | 2020s | Recognitions | In Memoriam

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In the wake of COVID-19, Simone Grande ’22 starts company focused on healing with the help of the e-Law Clinic

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Expert practitioners teach courses on the intricacies of environmental law
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War strikes home for Ukrainian-born hockey agent

Alumni & Giving

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Mark Your Calendars for UB Giving Day on April 26th

On April 26, join us for UB Giving Day—a 24-hour, community-driven fundraising challenge to support critical needs for the law school and the University.

Frank H. Ewing ’12 and Leah Ewing ’11 are once again challenging all law alumni and friends to make a gift to the School of Law. Your donation will double with their generous dollar-for-dollar match, up to $5,000! [Read more]

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All-Alumni Celebration

Saturday, June 4, 2022
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Buffalo History Museum
Celebrate our class reunions with all of your UB Law friends - IN PERSON and OUTSIDE - with live music, good food and lots of fun! At long last, the classes of ’70, ’71 and ’72 will gather to commemorate their 50-year reunions, and the classes of ’95, ’96 and ’97 will celebrate their 25th. [Read more / Register to Attend]

Volunteers Needed

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The Advocacy Institute seeks volunteer judges for the Trial Technique Finals taking place at the School of Law (O'Brian Hall) on April 30, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Non-transitional NYS CLE credit is available for eligible attorneys.

Register online to be a judge.

Event Highlights

Apr. 1 - Pearls of Wisdom: 30 Years of UB Law Clinics Confronting Family Violence in Western New York and Beyond

Apr. 8 - BPILP Auction

Apr. 14 - Students of Color Dinner

Apr. 26UB Giving Day

Apr. 29 - CLE: Let’s Chat with an Expert! Basics and Insights About Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in 2022

Apr. 29 - Buffalo Law Review Dinner

May 5 - LAA Dinner and Distinguished Alumni Awards

June 4 - All-Alumni Celebration - Reunions for classes ending with “0”, “1”, “2”, “5”,“6”, or “7”

June 15 - 2022 Alumni Luncheon and Presentation of the Edwin F. Jaeckle

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

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