Overview

Jasmine has worked on a variety of matters, gaining experience in the products liability, intellectual property, and general litigation practice areas. She has drafted memoranda, discovery requests, affidavits and briefs for cases in administrative, state, and federal courts. Jasmine is a staunch advocate for her clients and strives to approach every complex legal issue with creativity. She produces detailed and thorough work product with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Experience

    • Assisted in successfully gaining relief under the Convention against Torture for a detained migrant.
  • Credentials

    Education

    • University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2019
      Dean’s Award for Elements of the Law
    • DePaul University, B.A., Psychology, 2016, summa cum laude

    Bar Admissions

    • Illinois
      • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
        • Insights

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          News Release

          Schiff Wins Grant of Withholding of Removal for Salvadoran Pro Bono Client

          Working in partnership with the National Immigrant Justice Center, Schiff secured a grant of withholding of removal under the U.N. Convention Against Torture for a pro bono client facing threats of violence in El Salvador.

          Other Publications

          • “The Role of Economic Incentives in Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking in Thailand,” International Immersion Program Papers, Chicago Unbound 85 (2018) 
          • “Remedies in Cases of Modern-Day Slavery: Can Courts Cap the Cost of Suffering?” Trafficking Matters (2018)
          • “A Door Left Open: The Ability of Trafficking Survivors to Sue Corporate Defendants Post Jesner v. Arab Bank,” Trafficking Matters (2018)
        • Citizenship

          Pro Bono Activities

          As a Chicago native, Jasmine strives to invest in her city through pro bono legal and community service. She has partnered with non-profit organizations like Traffick Free, Cornerstone Anglican Church, and the National Immigrant Justice Center to assist in the achievement of a more equitable and just society.

          • Human Trafficking Institute, Frederick Douglass Fellow
          • National Immigrant Justice Center, Pro Bono Fellow

          Civic and Charitable Memberships

          • Cornerstone Anglican Church-Bridgeport