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June 2018 - Alumni Edition

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The Class of 1997 strikes a pose at their 2017 Reunion.

Did you graduate in: 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 or 2013?

If so, then it’s time to celebrate. Join our reunion classes for a SUPER-COOL-AWESOME-FAB All-Alumni Reunion Celebration. Party with our Dean Aviva Abramovsky and help honor SUNY Distinguished Service Professor David M. Engel as he retires after 37 years of service on our faculty. All class years are invited to our fabulous alumni party, Saturday, October 20, 2018, at the Buffalo Club, - even if you're not a "3" or an "8". Watch for your invitation by mail!


This is our final issue of Law Links for the 2017-18 academic year. Our newsletter will resume in August, kicking off the 2018-19 academic year. Our August issue will be a Class Action issue, so please send your news and announcements to

Have a happy and safe summer season!

Inside this issue: Alumni News | Career Center | Alumni & Giving | Information & Volunteers Needed | Events | View Photo Gallery

Alumni News

Class Action

Catch up on the latest news about your classmates and friends! Read this month's Class Action or jump to: 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s | Recognitions | Marriages| In Memoriam

Raad Ahmed
From Attica to Standing Rock, Joe Heath '74 dedicates his life to activism and justice
New to Buffalo, Fidele Menavanza '18 builds bridges with 'the rule of law'
Amy C. Martoche '99 repairs justice for victims of sex trafficking

Career Center

Join us for On-Campus Interviews

Buffalo: August 15 – December 1, 2018
NYC: August 2, 2018

Video Interviews - Available on request

UB School of Law alumni hold the key to full graduate employment. Last year, more than 50 law alumni returned to campus to recruit UB Law talent. Please join us this recruiting season and open the door to your organization. Register in LOCK, and sign up today!

Questions about video conference interviews or recruiting? Contact the Career Services Office at or Associate Director Marc Davies ’03 at

Opportunities through NYC Mayor's Office

The New York City Mayor's Office of Appointments (MOA) invites University at Buffalo School of Law graduates to submit their resumes to MOA's Resume Portal. MOA supports New York City agencies and its administration through the recruitment of diverse, talented leaders who are committed to public service. To participate, please submit your resume online and use the referral code: #UBSchoolofLaw2018.

Alumni & Giving

Our 2017-18 Annual Fund continues. Your donation is the key to our student success! "We each have a responsibility to ensure that every student who walks through our doors receives a quality education, and has the tools necessary to excel and find a job in their chosen field." - Dean Aviva Abramovksy. Make your gift today!

Information & Volunteers Needed

Looking for former Law Clinic Participants!

The School of Law’s Clinical Legal Education Program is proud of our graduates! If you participated in one of our clinics as a law student, we are hoping you might answer a few questions, or share some memories, so we can continue to strengthen our clinical program for current and incoming students. Please take a moment to fill out our short online survey.

Volunteer Judges Needed

The Advocacy Institute seeks volunteer judges for our upcoming 2018-19 competitions. CLE credit will be given to eligible volunteers. Details and information on how to sign up can be found online.

Event Highlights

Be sure to check out Law Alumni Events for a complete list of activities taking place throughout the year.

July 12 - Join UB Alumni at Citi Field where the New York Mets host the Washington Nationals

July 25 - DC Alumni Chapter Reception and Networking at U.S. District Courthouse

Aug. 1 - NYC Alumni Chapter Networking and Social Event

Aug. 3 - CLE - Playing By The Rules: Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Issues in Employment, Education and Athletics

Aug. 15 - 50+ Annual Luncheon at the School of Law

Oct. 20 - All Alumni Reunion Celebration

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