Emma Frean is VLA’s Legal Services Coordinator. She manages all aspects of client intake and works with volunteer attorneys to facilitate the placement of pro bono matters with counsel. Emma graduated with a JD from the University of Sydney, where she also earned a BA in Art History and German Language. She was awarded First Class Honors for her undergraduate thesis on figurative painting and political dissent in East Germany. Prior to law school, Emma worked at an artist-run contemporary art space in Sydney, and she has been involved with various film festivals since moving to New York.