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Lakeisha Carey is a dynamic attorney, philanthropist, professor, published author, wife and mother of three who is passionate about continuing education, serving the community, and using her resources to impact those around her positively. Inspiring, relevant, and relatable, she is dedicated to using her struggles and successes to help others triumph.
In 2007 Lakeisha graduated from Northwestern State University (NSU), majoring in Pre-Law/Criminal Justice. Lakeisha went on to receive her Juris-Doctorate from Southern University Law Center in the fall 2011, graduating in the top five percent of her class.
From 2011-2014, Lakeisha was a practicing attorney representing children in Monroe, Louisiana. During that time, she also authored her first children's book titled “Cankeyo: You Can Keep Your Dreams Alive!”
In addition to being barred in the State of Louisiana, Lakeisha is also barred in the State of Virginia. She is a Founding Board member of Vision Academy, a co-founder of Don Carey REECH Foundation, and sits on several boards for other nonprofit organizations such as Communities in School, and Neighborhood.
Lakeisha has also been a seasoned grant writer and consultant since 2012.