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On the Town: UB Law welcomes new grads, marks 125 years

SUNY Buffalo Law School Vice Dean for Legal Skills Kim Connolly, standing next to a enlarged photo of the 1915 graduating class, addresses attendees of the law school’s 125th anniversary celebration at the Inn on Broadway in Rochester Feb. 27. Law school alumni, including newly admitted attorneys, celebrated their alma mater’s milestone with an event hosted by the alumni association, in conjunction with the law firm Connors & Ferris LLP. Vasiliy Baziuk

The Rochester Chapter of the SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association, in conjunction with Connors & Ferris LLP, hosted a celebration in recognition of the law school’s 125th anniversary. The event also provided an opportunity to welcome UB Law graduates who were recently admitted to the New York State Bar.

Attendees joined in a champagne toast in celebration of the law school’s milestone anniversary, and several officers from the law school were on hand to take part in the event, including Brian Melber, SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association president; and Vice Dean Kim Connelly.

— Photos by Vasiliy Baziuk

Lorisa LaRocca ‘02, Wende Knapp ‘10, Victoria Gleason ‘09, Johanna Bartlett ‘92, Penny Dentinger ‘04, and Jennifer Meldrum ‘10.

Joseph Sroka ‘12, Mary Saitta ‘12, Andrew Kleehammer ‘12, Stephen Bennett ‘12 and Patrick Sheldon ’12.

Dave Archer ‘06, Anant Kishore ‘11, Marc Davies ‘03 and Andre Lindsay ‘08.

Lawrence Bice ‘12 and Lindy Korn.

SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association President Brian Melber ‘96 offers his remarks.

Thomas F. Ferris '96 addresses attendees of the anniversary celebration at The Inn on Broadway.

Peter Abdella ’87 and Erie County Supreme Court Justice Gerald J. Whalen ‘83.

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