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Law students continue to fan out across New York City nonprofit legal services offices providing important pro bono assistance to low income New Yorkers. Columbia Law School Pro Bono Scholar Angel Nwachukwu and Vermont Law Student Extern Bomy Hwang spent this past semester at the City Bar Justice Center, working with the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project and Immigrant Justice Project respectively. The Pro Bono Scholar and Extern Programs introduce current and recently graduated law students to pro bono work, showing how pro bono operates as a rich part of a lawyer’s professional life. At the end of their programs, Angel and Bomy reflected on their work at the Justice Center, and shared some key insights and takeaways from their time there. Read more.