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Discovery with Keishunna R. Webster

Keishunna Webster likes her Cosmos times two

Published in 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine

The quality I most like in a lawyer is … honesty.

The lawyer I most admire is … Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, who retired in 1991 after helping bring the court through some of the biggest civil rights cases in its history. 

If I weren’t a lawyer, I’d be … U.S. ambassador to Barbados.

I almost quit the law because … I was convinced I had bought the winning Powerball ticket. 

The SCOTUS justice I’d most like to meet is … Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

My courtroom walkup music would be … “Lose Yourself” by Eminem.

I can’t believe more people haven’t read … The Declaration of Independence. NPR recently tweeted the Declaration of Independence line by line, and some users thought it was “propaganda.” 

My most bizarre talent is … juggling. I taught myself to do it as a kid. Every time I see a bowl of fruit, I just want to start juggling.

The talent I wish I had is … the ability to hear what men are really thinking.

The most fascinating person I ever met is … Barack Obama. I attended a re-election fundraiser in Culver City, California, in 2011 where he spoke at Sony Studios, and I got the chance to say hello and shake his hand. I have never seen someone make less of an effort to charm a room and yet so instantly establish a connection—at least with me. Yes, I’m sure it helped that he was the most powerful man in the world. 

My favorite TED talk is … “The Power of Introverts” by Susan Cain. I am an introvert probably 60 percent of the time. The best way to put it is I am not always the best conversation starter, but I will engage in the conversation once it is started. 

My motto is … If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together. 

I wish I had invented … Facebook. 

If I had a morning show, my co-host would be … Ellen DeGeneres.

The last TV show I binge-watched was … House of Cards.

Nothing cheers me up like … reading the latest Cosmopolitan with a cosmopolitan cocktail.

My colleagues would be surprised to know that … you cannot tear me off an open dance floor.

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