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Jennifer's Bio:

Jennifer Ashley Mitchell-Carter graduated with honors from the Southern University Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy where she earned a Master of Arts degree in Political Science, while simultaneously earning her Juris Doctorate from the Southern University Law Center in 2011.

As an SULC student, she was elected Vice President and President of the National Black Law Students Association, as well as, Sub-Regional Director. Additionally, Mrs. Mitchell-Carter served as the Vice President of Entertainment for the Sports and Entertainment Legal Association, a Graduate Advisor, Teaching Assistant, and certified mediator in the Southern University Law Center Mediation Clinic. Additionally, she worked with the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, the Senate Personal Office of U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, and worked as a Law Clerk for the Department of Business and Legal Affairs for Black Entertainment Television (BET/Viacom) in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Mitchell-Carter held positions with Senate President Pro Tempore Sharon Weston Broome, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana under Judge James J. Brady, the Louisiana State Senate in the Office of the Chief of Staff, and the Assistant Chief of Staff, Johnny G. Anderson, in the Office of Governor Kathleen Blanco.