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Archive - Aug 10, 2012

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Jail Leads to the Law: UDC Grad Transcends Past

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courtesy James King.

At the lowest point, sitting in a jail cell, James King never thought he would be a lawyer. He got out of prison and went on to attend the University of District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, where he served as Student Bar Association President. King graduated May 11, 2012 with a juris doctorate and a job offer from the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, widely recognized as one of the premier public defender offices in the nation.

 

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