Jasmin A. Morris is a proud honors graduate of Mercer University- Walter F. George School of Law. Born and raised in Richmond, VA, Ms. Morris knew a legal education was in her future. She attended Hampton University, serving in many roles such as the Senior Class President. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Hampton University, and matriculating into Mercer Law, she spent her 1L summer interning with The Honorable Vanessa D. Gilmore, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Texas. Following this, she studied abroad in London with students from the Georgetown University Law Center. While in her second year of law school, she was selected to join the Mercer Law Mock Trial team for the National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the American Bar Association. Ms. Morris was elected to serve on the executive board of the Black Law Students Association at Mercer Law as the Events Co-Chair. Furthermore, she enhanced her legal skills by serving as an intern with the Rockefeller Law Center, which specialized in Criminal Law, Personal injury, and Family Law, in Warner Robins, Ga.
Upon the completion of her second year, she dedicated her summer to volunteering with the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. During her fifth semester of law school, Jasmin was selected to intern with Chief Judge Lane of Fulton County Superior Court, Family Division. As a third year law student, Jasmin interned with Kessler & Solomiany, LLC and Atlanta's Volunteer Lawyers Foundation: Safe Families Office. After graduating from Mercer Law, Jasmin successfully completed the Georgia bar exam and seeks to use her skills to serve others.
As such, Jasmin will continue giving back to her community by setting a positive example for her peers. Accordingly, she started her personal brand, "JAS Talks Law", where she speaks with undergraduate students about law school and professional experiences, such as interviewing and networking. Through JAS Talks Law, Jasmin will enhance cultural diversity within the legal profession.