Attorney Cassandra Aimée Johnson was in elementary school when the legal profession first entered her family. In 1991, her Haitian-immigrant mother Andrée Sylvestre-Johnson earned a law degree, later inspiring her daughter to enter the field.
Although she wasn’t set on entering law as a child, Cassandra Johnson always looked up to her mother’s example of hard work. From high school through college, she worked in the Law Offices of Andree Sylvestre, which later helped her choose law for her career, she said.
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