Human Rights Clinic – HRC
Alanna Tom is a lawyer in CLAS’s Human Rights Clinic, where she assists clients with their complaints before the BC Human Rights Tribunal.
Alanna articled at CLAS after graduating from the Peter A. Allard School of Law. Prior to beginning her articles at CLAS, Alanna worked as a Policy Officer for the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (Melbourne, Australia) on their Independent Report into Sexual Harassment and Sex Discrimination in Victoria Police.
During law school, she did a full term as a temporary articled student at the Indigenous Community Legal Centre where she assisted Indigenous clients in the Downtown East Side of Vancouver on a wide range of legal issues including family law, wills and estates, child protection, and criminal law. Prior to law school and during her 1L summer, Alanna worked for the Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia.