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125 Years of Innovation, A Year of Celebration

SUNY Buffalo Law School is celebrating the 125th anniversary of its founding with a yearlong series of events for alumni, faculty, students and friends of New York State’s only law school in the SUNY system.

Past Events

Friday, September 28, 2012

125th Anniversary Kick-Off

Over 900 SUNY Buffalo Law alumni, faculty, students and friends gathered for a memorable 125th anniversary party at the beautifully restored Hotel @ the Lafayette in downtown Buffalo. Festivities included live music, a visit from UB's Marching Band, a celebratory anniversary video, a tower of illuminated cupcakes, and a photo booth to capture memories.

water droplet

Friday, October 19, 2012

Intimate Partner Violence: The Ripple Effect of Education, Research, and Advocacy Family Court: Past, Present, and Future

Over 220 people attended this two-day conference to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of SUNY Buffalo Law School’s Women, Children and Social Justice Clinic, and the 50th Anniversary of New York State Family Court. The conference brought together scholars, advocates, and members of the judiciary & bar to discuss the ripple effect of education, research, and advocacy on intimate partner violence and social justice in the local, national, and international arenas.

Home Health Care

Friday, October 19, 2012

The 2012 Mitchell Lecture: "When Caring Is Work: Home, Health, and the Invisible Workforce"

The 2012 James McCormick Mitchell Lecture held at the Law School explored the legal and social challenges of caring for the personal and medical needs of elderly and disabled persons – a topic of current relevance for health care, Social Security, welfare and employment law reform. The lecture was free and open to the public. A brief reception followed.

Margaret Wong

Friday, January 25, 2013

2013 Edwin F. Jaeckle Award and Annual New York City Alumni Luncheon

Margaret W. Wong '76 was honored with the Edwin F. Jaeckle Award, the highest honor the Law School and its Law Alumni Association can bestow, at our Annual New York City Alumni Luncheon. The event took place at the Union League Club located at 38 East 37th St. (at the corner of Park Avenue) in Manhattan.

Rochester Alumni

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Rochester Alumni Chapter's Reception for Newly Admitted Attorneys & 125th Anniversary Celebration

The Law School took the party on the road and Rochester was our first stop. Here the Rochester Alumni Chapter held a special 125 Anniversary Reception for alumni and newly admitted attorneys.

NYC Alumni

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

NYC Alumni Chapter Reception and 125th Anniversary Celebration

The party continued and our next stop was the New York Athletic Club where the NYC Alumni Chapter held a reception for alumni and newly admitted attorneys.

Syracuse Alumni

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Syracuse Alumni Chapter Reception and 125th Anniversary Celebration

The Central New York Alumni Chapter and friends gathered to celebrated the Law School's 125th Anniversary at Prime Steak House in Syracuse, N.Y.

Albany Alumni

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Albany Alumni Chapter Reception and 125th Anniversary Celebration

Over thirty alumni gathered in downtown Albany, where the festivities were held at Jack's Oyster House, a popular Albany party spot since 1913.

DC Alumni

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Washington DC Alumni Chapter Reception and 125th Anniversary Celebration

In honor of the Law School's 125th Anniversary, Kristen Graham Koehler '94 and David K. Koehler '94 hosted a cocktail reception at Sidley Austin.

Alumni dinner

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Law Alumni Association's Annual Dinner & Distinguished Alumni Awards

Closing up a year of celebration was the SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association’s Annual Dinner & Distinguished Alumni Awards.