Fall 2023 Clinic Students
Rachel Berger-Viflanzoff is a third-year student at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. Prior to law school Rachel completed a degree in Mathematics and History at the University of Toronto. Rachel is a puzzle-solver at heart and is passionate about legal education, leading her to work part time as an LSAT tutor since starting law school. When she isn’t thinking about law, Rachel loves reading, baking, and exploring Vancouver. Rachel spent her 2L summer at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, where she gained experience in various areas of corporate law including tax planning and disputes, commercial litigation, and document drafting. Rachel is excited to be joining the Business Law Clinic and is eager to learn more about corporate law.
Aki Kamoshida is a third-year student at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. She has an international background, having lived and studied in a total of six different countries. Before attending law school, Aki obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Global Political Economy from Waseda University in Tokyo. She has been actively involved in leadership roles as a representative of the UBC Law Students' Society (LSS) during her first and second years. She currently serves as VP External Affairs on the LSS and as the Law Faculty Councillor on the Alma Mater Society. She spent her 2L summer at McMillan LLP, where she had a chance to engage in privacy law, litigation and securities law matters. Aki is excited to join the Business Law Clinic and to help provide solutions to businesses and organizations.
Young Wook Song
Young Wook Song is a second year student at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. Prior to law school, he completed his degree in Biology at UBC. During his 1L year at Allard, he volunteered as a clinician for LSLAP, as a presenter for Legal Education Outreach, and is now working as a research assistant. Having personally experienced some of the challenges small businesses face working at his family’s small business, he is excited at the opportunity to provide meaningful legal assistance to businesses and organizations in the community. In his free time, he enjoys playing sports, hiking, and is looking forward to joining the Allard ultimate intramural team again.
Winter 2024 Clinic Students
Jaclyn is a second-year JD student at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Jaclyn completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree at the Sauder School of Business with a specialization in accounting. Jaclyn is an active member of the Allard community, serving as the Vice President of Finance for the Allard Law and Business Society and as the Executive Business Manager of the UBC Law Review. In addition, Jaclyn is a Research Assistant for Dr. Carol Liao and a Teaching Assistant for financial and managerial accounting courses at the Sauder School of Business. After her first year of law school, Jaclyn spent the summer working at a technology company as a Legal Intern and gained experience with corporate governance matters, M&A transactions, and commercial contract drafting. Jaclyn looks forward to continuing her education at Allard and participating in the Business Law Clinic this spring.
Emmanuel is in his third year at Allard and spent his 2L summer with McCarthy Tétrault in Toronto where he will also be articling after law school. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, and a Master of Arts in Philosophy at the University of Windsor before Allard Law. Prior to law school, he also worked as a Human resource manager and as a Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Windsor. In law school, Emmanuel is an active member of the Allard Law student community. He has held several volunteer positions including as the Director of Communications & Advocacy for the Black Law Students Association (UBC chapter) and as a clinician for the Law Students Legal Aid Program. He is also the co-founder and vice-president of the Allard BIPOC Alliance, a group that aims to foster a sense of belonging for BIPOC law students through bridging disparities in the legal community. During his 1L summer, Emmanuel worked with Enbridge Gas Inc.’s in-house legal team in Toronto on various corporate law matters. He is very excited to be part of the Business clinic and is eager to assist local businesses with their legal needs skills whilst gaining practical solicitor experience. Emmanuel spends his free time exploring new cultures through food and spontaneous travelling. He also enjoys catching up with friends over a game of soccer.