Emma Fishman is a law student at the l’Université de Montréal who will complete her Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) in April 2021. She plans to continue her studies in pursuit of her Juris Doctor (J.D.). In 2019, Emma obtained a certificate in Chinese International Law from the China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL).
During her studies, Emma was actively involved in student life at the Faculty, both as a member of the AEJD (Association des étudiants juifs en droit) and as VP External of Hillel (UdeM Chapter). In both roles, Emma was responsible for collaborating with local non for profit-organizations in order to create meaningful volunteering opportunities for the participating students.
While pursuing her degree, Emma spent time working as a legal intern at the Y des Femmes Legal Information Clinic, where she assisted women to have access to legal resources and information. Emma’s compassionate and empathetic nature is behind her passion for guiding people as they navigate through their most challenging moments.