While in law school in Nevada, Hillary Gaston Walsh of The Law Office of Hillary Gaston Walsh in South Korea developed a passion for immigration clinic work and assisting with cases of undocumented noncitizens, most of whom were ensnared in sex trafficking in Las Vegas. As a first-year attorney practicing commercial litigation at one of Las Vegas’ top law firms, she took numerous pro bono cases through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and the Salvation Army, representing indigent women who would ordinarily not have had access to an attorney. Some years later, she relocated to Osan Air Base in South Korea with her husband, a pilot in the U.S. Air Force. Wanting to continue her pro bono work, Walsh spent more than 1,000 hours remotely representing pro bono clients in the United States during the past 2½ years. Her pro bono practice primarily involves representing indigent asylum-seekers in their appeals to Board of Immigration Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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