One of the more challenging areas in the legal profession is public interest law. While it may not have the same allure or high salary, it's also the one branch of law that attracts some of the most dedicated and selfless individuals around.
Chant'a Parker, a proud Spelman and NYU School of Law graduate is just that kind of lawyer. As a public defender based in NY, Parker has been known to "go the distance" when others would rather give up and quit. In this interview, Parker describes her interest in public defense law and why she hopes that more young people-of-color seriously consider it as a career.