Who We Are
Kwadwo Yeboah-Kankam is originally from Ghana. He received both a B.A. in Business Management, and a B.A. in Political Science from Virginia Tech. Kwadwo is currently in his second year at the University of Richmond School of Law and is a candidate for the Intellectual Property Certificate. He has interned for Williams Mullen, spent a summer studying abroad at Cambridge University in England, and is currently an associate on the Journal of Global Law & Business. He also plans on pursuing his M.B.A. at the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond. After graduating, he plans on using his business background to work in corporate or intellectual property law.
Peter Trauernicht is a third-year law student at the University of Richmond School of Law. He is currently rounding off his attainment of the Intellectual Property Certificate by working in the Clinic. Peter graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of the Arts in Philosophy. During his undergraduate career, he provided technical support for his surrounding community. Peter has continued his technical support work during his legal studies here at the University of Richmond. Upon graduating, he looks forward to developing a career as an intellectual property attorney.Daniel Lee
Daniel Lee is in his second year at the University of Richmond School of Law. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2010. Daniel serves as a member of the IP Moot Court Team and as the president of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. Prior to attending law school, Daniel spent over three years touring the United States playing bass for the band You, Me, and Everyone We Know. Upon graduation, he hopes to combine his interests in music and intellectual property to pursue a career in entertainment law.
Ilya Zlatkin is a second-year law student at the University of Richmond School of Law. Born in Belarus, he immigrated to the United States in 1996. Ilya graduated from the University of Virginia in 2010 with a double major in economics and foreign affairs. Ilya is an associate with the Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business and currently serves as president of the International Law Society and vice president of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society. Additionally, he serves on the Client Counseling and Negotiation Board. Last summer, Ilya interned with the Virginia Office of the Attorney General. After graduating from law school, Ilya hopes to pursue a career in international business law.Trevor Wind
Trevor Wind was raised in Tappahannock, Virginia. He is a third-year at the University of Richmond School of Law and currently studying to obtain his Master of Business Administration at the University of Richmond Robins School of Business. Trevor attended the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia where he studied Biology. Prior to law school, he worked as a land surveyor and an agent for Chesapeake Bay Act enforcement. After graduation, Trevor plans to pursue a practice in mergers and acquisitions.
Kevin Farley will graduate from the University of Richmond School of Law in December 2012. He currently serves as the president of Street Law and as a member of the Honor Council and Trial Advocacy Board. Prior to law school, Kevin served for three years in the New York City Teaching Fellowship as special education teacher in Brooklyn, New York. Kevin holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Cornell University. He is interested in practicing in the areas of civil litigation and transactional law.
Joe Smith is a second-year law student in the Intellectual Property and Transactional Law Clinic. He grew up in Belmont, North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina in 2009 where he earned a degree in political science. Prior to enrolling in the University of Richmond School of Law, Joe worked in the golf industry. He is currently an associate member of the University of Richmond Law Review. This past summer, Joe worked for the USPTO as a Patent Examiner Extern in the Business Methods Technology Center. After he graduates, Joe hopes to pursue a career in intellectual property and business law.
Jay Kiley is a third-year law student from Fredericksburg, Virginia, and a candidate for the Intellectual Property Certificate. He received a B.A. in Economics and Commerce from Hampden-Sydney College. Jay has interned with the New York State Office of the Attorney General, and North Carolina Superior Court Judge, Anderson D. Cromer. He is highly active in Richmond’s Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service, and has logged over 120 hours of pro bono services. Prior to law school, Jay was a commercial loan officer and credit analyst, and served as treasurer for the Richmond Jaycees. Jay is conversant in Spanish, having studied abroad at the Universidad de Alcalá, located near Madrid, Spain. He hopes to pursue a career in intellectual property, real estate, or business law.