Monday, 2 January 2017

Karen Desoto – A Humanitarian, An Advocate Or Much More?

Karen DeSoto, the name that has left an impression on many minds, is definitely worth knowing and remembering. A woman with a heart of gold and who is a tower of strength, Karen Desoto started off her journey as a law enthusiast and has come a long way by touching millions of lives with her good work and appreciable efforts to bring a change to the society.

One Person – Many Sides

A brilliant child, thorough out her education, she knew that she wanted to make it big in the legal field, and so, Karen received a Juris Doctorate and then Masters of Law Degree in Trial Advocacy. Then began her career as a public defender. Later, she served as a prosecutor (Hunterdon County, NJ), and as a lawyer in private practice after which she founded the Center For Justice based in Jersey City, NJ.

Over the years, Karen Desoto proved her mettle in the legal world by voicing her opinions on civil rights, workplace discrimination rights, election and criminal law. Understanding the active role that she has been playing in serving the community as well as the legal field, she has been awarded a number of times by renowned authorities across the country.

She was selected as the Attorney of the Year at the 50th Annual Puerto Rican Heritage Festival and Parade in 2010, and Humanitarian of the year by the City of Bayonne Youth Center. She is also an on-air legal analyst for NBC News, and has made insightful appearances on Court TV, CNN Headline News, Fox News, ABC News, MSNBC, and the rest.

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