Developing your cultural competency: A key to handling bias

In law school and as they enter the legal profession, law students need to have the ability to understand and appropriately interact with diverse groups. In this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host Ashley Baker talks to Kennedy LeJeune, Miosotti Tenecora, and De’Jonique Carter about the importance of developing cultural competency as a law student. They discuss the need for more training for all legal professionals and offer their strategies for overcoming personal bias and developing respect for diverse cultures and world views. Kennedy LeJeune is a 2L at Southern University Law Center, where he is the ABA Representative-elect on campus and a Barbri Representative. Kennedy is married and has a nine-year-old daughter. Miosotti Tenecora is a third-year law student at Boston University School of Law, where she is a recipient of a full tuition public interest scholarship. Miosotti is an active member of BU…

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