Philippines, Neil Pacamalan (LEGS ’07)
Neil works for an international organization that extends educational and cultural program assistance to conflict-affected areas in Mindanao of Southern Philippines. In a region where some communities do not have access to justice, Neil has developed a program that assists law schools establish their own legal aid clinic. Neil is no stranger to volunteerism. He helped set up a law clinic during his school days while volunteering for a rights-based NGO on weekends. At present, Neil is a volunteer editor of an online site for a group of law clinics in the country. Neil also maintains a private social media platform to advance his legal advocacy.