Kemal earned his Bachelor’s in Political Science/Government and History from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012. Afterward, he returned to Buffalo to receive his Juris Doctor from the University at Buffalo Law School in 2016. Kemal has always strived to support those who need it, discovering this fully in law school while he worked for legal clinics, Federal Court Pro Se Assistance Program, and the DA Office. Kemal has a wide array of litigation knowledge which is demonstrated by his various memberships throughout his undergraduate and graduate degrees. After law school, Kemal worked in legal services where he further grew his passion for helping those in need. His rewarding daily activities included helping people get out of foreclosure, assisting those sued by debt collectors, drafting wills, and holding walk-in legal clinics for those who can’t afford legal services. As a born Buffalo native, Kemal enjoys the unique things that our city has to offer; from scouting out new restaurants to hiking at many hidden gems scattered around Western New York. Some of his absolute favorites include the Niagara Gorge, Eternal Flame, Zoar Valley, among others. In addition, Kemal is very active in boating and participating in watersports on Lake Erie. Lastly, Kemal is an active dealer and collector of historic Buffalo Sports memorabilia from all teams, past and present.