A rising young attorney, distinguished among his peers.
Carey C. Beyer is an adopted son of Western New York. He grew up in New Paltz, New York, in the heart of the Hudson Valley. He attended Our Lady of Lourdes High School, in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he played football for the Our Lady of Lourdes Warriors. Mr. Beyer moved to Western New York in 2007 to attend the University at Buffalo. While at UB, Mr. Beyer worked as the Sports Editor for The Spectrum, the University’s undergraduate newspaper. During his time with the paper, Mr. Beyer reported on all of UB’s athletic programs, focusing primarily on the Men’s Football and Basketball teams.
After graduating with a B.A. in Political Science in 2011, Mr. Beyer enrolled at UB Law. While in law school, Mr. Beyer helped UB Law win the Niagara International Moot Court Competition in Toronto, Ontario. It was the first time UB Law had won in 42 years. Mr. Beyer also reached the finals of the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition, Brooklyn Regional, where he placed 9th out of nearly 100 individual competitors. In his final year, Mr. Beyer worked as a Research and Writing Fellow in UB Law’s Legal Skills Program, where he helped teach practical legal skills to younger law students.
Mr. Beyer graduated cum laude from UB Law in May 2014, and was awarded the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association’s Robert J. Connelly Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy and Judge Matthew J. Jasen Appellate Practice Award.