It is one thing to express concern for the plight of migrant farm workers. It's another to live and toil alongside them and attempt to fully understand the challenges they face, as Thomas Fritzsche has done as a medical translator, a pesticide safety trainer and a farm union organizer. The 28-year-old, who graduated from New York University School of Law on May 15, plans to use his degree to continue pushing for the rights of migrant workers at the Southern Poverty Law Center's Immigrant Justice Project, but he will not have to worry about paying off a crushing law school loan debt on a public interest salary. Dallas litigation boutique Bickel & Brewer, which has been advocating for low-income clients and the Latino community for more than two decades, paid for his legal education.
NYU Law Graduates Pursue The Public Interest - Tuition Debt-Free
New York Law Journal
May 28, 2009
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