Apart from being an attorney at law, Karen is also a community activist, speaker, on-air legal analyst for NBC News, a Professor at New Jersey City University, and Co-director of the Institute for Dispute Resolution at the school of business. For details visit karendesoto.com
Professor Karen DeSoto – An
attorney, and an on-air legal Analyst
on NBC, shares her knowledge and
insights with the youth of today at
New Jersey City University.
Backgrounds Qualifications of Karen DeSoto
Bachelor of Arts degree from
“Juris Doctorate” and “Masters of
Laws in Trial Advocacy” from
the Beasley School of Law at
The founder of the Center for Legal Justice, Karen has been honored time and
again for her contributions for tireless efforts promoting equality in the workplace,
and fairness in her community.
Apart from being an attorney at law, Karen is also a community activist, speaker,
writer, on-air legal analyst for NBC News, philanthropist and Professor at New
Jersey City University, where she also serves as Co-Director of the Institute for
Karen DeSoto as a Professor at NJCU
Taking on her professorship at the New Jersey City University
in Jersey City, New Jersey, DeSoto has been a source of
inspiration for many young students interested in civics and
With honesty and dedication as an attorney and activist Karen
was named to the ‘Most Influential people in Hudson County’,
New Jersey by The Hudson Reporter for her influence with civil
rights organizations and efforts fighting corruption and pressing
for equal rights.
Sharing her knowledge and confidence with the students, Karen often
shares case studies regarding her own experiences in the fight against
discrimination and corruption.
Karen’s efforts are rooted in a set of principles that don’t waiver, and her
belief that professionals and citizens alike need to stand up and be
involved in their communities to pursue what is right and fair.
Before becoming a part of the NJCU family, Professor DeSoto also
served as an adjunct Professor at Farleigh Dickinson University.