Attorney Jasmyne N. Henderson leads Pittman Law Group’s Government Affairs Practice. A graduate of the Florida State University College of Law, Jasmyne brings to the Government Affairs team not only her legal education but also her experience in public administration and community sciences.
Jasmyne began her academic career in public administration at the University of Florida, earning a degree in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences. Jasmyne continued her education by earning a Master’s degree from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). While enrolled at FAMU, Jasmyne served as Marketing Intern with Andrews Plus Marketing where she learned Best Branding and Communication Practices while working with campaigns such as AFSCME Florida Council 79 and Florida Democratic Party 2010 Election Candidates.
In 2010, Jasmyne joined Pittman Law Group, assisting the firm’s campaign efforts for State Representative Alan Williams and City of Tallahassee Mayor John Marks. She was also instrumental in the firm’s minority outreach for the City of Tallahassee Regional Airport, and the State of Florida Department of Revenue 2010 Tax Amnesty Campaign. Jasmyne culminated her campaign experience as Director of Field Operations for the Geraldine Thompson for Senate Campaign.
Jasmyne leads the firm’s substantive legislation efforts including amendment drafting and processing with a strong background in public administration, and a Jurist Doctorate. Jasmyne is proficient in statutory interpretation, well versed in public policy, and works within the firms administrative and rule making practices. Jasmyne was also named one of Florida Politics’ 30 under 30: Rising Stars of Florida Politics for 2016 and one of the 40 under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates by the National Bar Association.
Jasmyne understands the importance of civic engagement. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Tallahassee Barristers Association and the Marketing/Membership Committee of the Tallahassee Bar Association. Further, the Florida Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division recently invited Jasmyne to lead a CLE for diversity inclusion. Jasmyne serves her community as a Girl Scout Troup Leader, advisor to the Pearls Of Perfection Teen Group founded by the Delta Kappa Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., member of the South Atlantic Regional Conference Committee for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and as Fundraising Chair for the Board of Directors of the ICE Foundation.
Jasmyne is married to Ashton Henderson, Coordinator of the Seminole Leadership Program for the Florida State University Athletic Program.
Florida State University College of Law
Juris Doctor, May 2015
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Master of Applied Social Sciences
Concentration: Public Administration
University of Florida
Bachelor of Science, Family, Youth, and Community Sciences
Minor: Business Administration