Prior to joining Chuhak & Tecson, Jasmine served as a prosecutor for the Illinois Office of the State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor representing the people of the State of Illinois in all manner of appellate proceedings. Among other things, Jasmine conducted legal research, advised state’s attorneys at the trial court level, drafted more than 100 appellate briefs and motions and orally argued 15 cases on appeal.
Jasmine’s success as a courtroom advocate was foreshadowed by her demonstrated excellence in oral and written advocacy in law school. In her second year she was the midwestern regional winner of the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition and her third year she was the national winner of the ABA National Criminal Justice Trial Competition. Upon graduation from Loyola University Chicago School of Law Jasmine worked as a judicial law clerk for Judge Erica Reddick of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Criminal Division, analyzing and writing on evidentiary, sentencing and 4th Amendment issues, among other subjects.
Jasmine expands on her impressive record of achievement as a member of Chuhak & Tecson’s Litigation, Healthcare and Employment practice groups, where she represents clients in various matters including, but not limited to, government enforcement, products liability and general commercial litigation matters.
Apart from her dedication to high standards in her work on behalf of firm clients, Jasmine is committed to meaningful community involvement. Currently she serves as second vice president of the DuPage County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and is a board member of Minority Legal Education Resources (MLER), an organization that provides intensive writing instruction for minority law students studying for the bar exam. She also represents the firm as a delegate to the Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law.