I became interested in immigration law during my pro bono work with Bronx Legal Services in New York City in 2017. I was part of a group of Columbia Law School students who spent our winter break helping low-income Bronx residents to receive free guidance on legal immigration. Working with our clients helped me to realize how the expertise and zealous advocacy of an attorney can impact the lives of clients, the lives of their children and the lives of entire families. I do enjoy practicing immigration law. I am very happy to see the results of my work when my clients’ cases get approved.I also practice business law. I am a member of the Columbia Venture Community, a community of alumni entrepreneurs from different Columbia University schools. I love working with entrepreneurs as they create new jobs, adopt new technologies and change entire industries. Working with immigrants and entrepreneurs is a meaningful vocation in which I can realize my full potential and contribute my knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm to the community.I live and work in New York City, and I was born and raised in Central Asia. I am the proud mother of 7-year-old daughter, and I love taking long walks in Central Park.