Jasmine Rand

Visiting Professor

J.D. Florida State University College of Law
B.A. University of Georgia

Jasmine Rand is the founding attorney of RAND LAW, L.L.C., a Miami-based civil litigation firm. Known for her representation of the Trayvon Martin family and the family of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Rand excels in the civil rights arena, has posted multimillion dollar recoveries in catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases, and is currently involved in police brutality cases throughout the nation from the LAPD to the NYPD.

In addition to her legal practice, Rand has taught in Harvard Law School’s Trial Advocacy Workshop in January 2015. She frequently appears in her capacity as an attorney and professor as a national legal analyst on CNN, MSNBC, and HLN, and numerous international television networks and has broadcast in Jamaica, Colombia, and Japan.

Rand is an active professor and has performed legal analyst work throughout the world. In January 2014 Rand traveled to the Kingdom of Morocco to assist the King and Supreme Court Justices on implementing international human rights standards throughout its judicial system, and has lectured in law schools in Morocco, Jamaica, and Trinidad. She recently founded the I Am The Change World Tour, and will speak in law schools and universities in over fifteen different nations about the power of international collective action to hold nation-states accountable for human rights violations alongside Ndaba Mandela and Donisha Prendergast.

In 2012 Rand received the Lawyers’ Committee For Civil Rights Under Law’s national Distinguished Civil Rights Advocate Award, “For fulfilling the legal profession’s highest ideal in advancing equal justice for all.” In 2013 Rand was recognized by the United States of America’s National Bar Association as one of the Nation’s Best Advocates Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in the United States. Rand has been accepted as a Scholar in Residence at Harvard Law School, where she will study the implementation of human rights policies and systems at the nation-state level beginning in September 2015, while continuing her legal practice.

At Miami Law she teaches Legal Advocacy, Media and the Pursuit of Social Justice.


Faculty Assistant

Nelson, Suzanne

Phone: (305)284-5432
Office: G364