Emily Sharp-O’Connor, '18

Emily Sharp-O'Connor

WNY Law Center

  • Gained an understanding of the mortgage foreclosure process, as well as common problems experienced by those facing foreclosure.
  • Authored a report on the foreclosure process with analysis linking a foreclosure process with minimal delays to an increased chance of being approved for a loan modification.
  • Contributed to a study on discriminatory practices by auto insurance providers.
"Buffalo itself continues to surpass my expectations. Like most people you meet more than ten feet outside the city limits, my (completely unsubstantiated) feelings were pretty simple: Rust Belt, six feet of snow—I'll pass. But I’m amazed every day by the art, culture, and vibrant communities that Buffalo claims as its own."