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Karen Desoto Speaks to BMCC students

Karen Desoto is very open and proud of her Puerto Rican heritage, though she has vivid memories as a youth of her brother being teased for it.  Now as an an on-air legal analyst for MSNBC, Fox News, CNN and others, Karen gives back to the youth as often as she can.

Karen Desoto speaks at CUNY

She inspired the students with stories of going from a shy child to one of the state’s “in-demand” attorneys. Karen from those early days was motivated to defend those that can’t defend themselves. She put herself through college, first graduating Rutgers University followed by a Juris Doctorate and Master of Laws in Trial Advocacy from Temple University., going on the serve as a public defender, prosecutor, corporate counsel for Mayor Cunningham for the city of Jersey City, and private practice attorney at the law firm she founded; the Center for Legal Justice.

Read the full article on the BMCC website HERE.

 

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