News Story (New York)
New York Times (NYT)
June 3, 2019
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Tags: Legal Aid Lawyers
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid Society (New York City)
Her story is a familiar one in the gig economy era: She works several odd jobs like delivering food for Grubhub and UberEats, or helping people with their tax returns.
But Danielle happens to have a full-time job: She is a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society in New York.
The same goes for Julia Boms, a colleague who began working at Legal Aid last year. On any given day, Ms. Boms might be found in an arraignment court, handling a misdemeanor case. On weekends, she might be tending bar — a past-life job she thought she had left behind.