Jasmine Wightman, Senior Attorney

Jasmine Wightman

Jasmine joined TASB Legal Services in 2015. As a Senior Attorney, Jasmine advises school districts on a variety of legal issues. She also frequently presents and writes on school law topics, including governance, accountability, student health, student free speech, and instruction and curriculum.

Jasmine graduated from the University of Arizona summa cum laude in 2006. She has over five years of experience in teaching and school leadership and holds a Master of Arts degree in education. Jasmine earned her law degree in 2011 from the University of Texas School of Law. While in law school, she published a note regarding English language learners in Arizona and served as Editor-in-Chief of The Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy. She also served on the board for the Texas Law Veterans Association. In addition, Jasmine served at UT Law’s Children’s Rights Clinic during her third year of law school.

Jasmine clerked at the Texas Association of School Boards during her second and third year of law school. After law school, she worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Open Records Division, where she issued letter rulings regarding open records requests. Jasmine has also served as a Contract Attorney for TASB where, among other things, she worked on website content and updated resources after the 84th legislative session.

Jasmine is a member of the State Bar of Texas School Law Section, the Texas Council of School Attorneys, and the National Council of School Attorneys. Jasmine enjoys reading, athletic activities, and volunteering.