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Attorneys are available to provide free legal consultations to UB students as follows.

Make your appointment with the link at the bottom of this page.

Who Is Eligible to Use This Service:

Only current University at Buffalo students are eligible to use this service. This includes undergraduate and graduate/professional students. Services are free to eligible students.

 

Office Location and Hours:

The legal consultations take place in 380 Student Union on the University at Buffalo North Campus; this office is generally open as follows (except when University is closed):

During fall and spring semesters:  Monday – Friday  1:00 pm. until 5:00 p.m. (closed Thanksgiving week)

During exam periods, summer session and winter session:  Monday and Thursday 1:00 pm. until 5:00 p.m.

Students can register for appointments on this website; walk in appointments are also available.

 

What Sort of Consultations Are Available:

Consultations are available regarding the following matters:

  • landlord/tenant issues
  • residential lease review
  • traffic
  • criminal
  • student disciplinary
  • estate administration
  • start up business basics
  • family law
  • immigration
  • small claims
  • other civil matters.

These consultations are limited to 1-3 hours per matter. The goal of the program is to provide short and basic free consultations for students (particularly at times of significant need in their lives), and not to provide long-term representation.

Each attorney is also a notary public.

 

Conflicts Rules

There are some matters this program does not handle, including but not limited to:

  • UB student vs. UB student
  • Student vs. the University (other than student disciplinary)
  • Student vs. any UB student association

 

 

Click here to make an appointment

Click here to review your appointment(s)




 

Important Warning: Statute of Limitations

A statute of limitations may impose a strict deadline on your ability to bring a lawsuit or deal with a potential claim, and therefore, if you believe that you have the basis for a lawsuit or potential claim, you should contact another attorney immediately.

 

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