Jasmine Wightman, Senior Attorney

Jasmine WightmanJasmine joined TASB legal services in October 2015 as an attorney.

Jasmine graduated from the University of Arizona summa cum laude in 2006. She has over five years of experience in teaching and school leadership at the elementary level and holds a master’s degree in Elementary 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 while her husband deployed with the army to both Iraq and Afghanistan in 2008 and 2011 respectively. In addition, Jasmine served at UT Law’s Children’s Rights Clinic during her third year of law school.

Jasmine clerked at TASB 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. She 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, volunteering, and going on adventures with her husband and two sons.