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The lessons Kayla Jackson-Williams learned as an assistant PD

When Kayla Jackson-Williams was studying at the University of Missouri School of Law, an assistant dean shared with the class a famous quote: “People don’t care what you know until they know that you care.” Jackson-Williams was stirred by the words. When she became an assistant public defender with the Missouri State Public Defender in 2017, she immediately hung the quote on her new office’s wall. “As I got more experience, the quote took on a bigger meaning,” Jackson-Williams says. …

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