Jasmine Lucas graduated cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and Political Science and received her J.D. from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University. At Campbell, Ms. Lucas served as a Representative in the Student Bar Association, Treasurer of the Black Law Student Association, Susie Sharp Inn of Court Student Member, and Committee Chair for SBA Cares. Ms. Lucas was also a member of one of Campbell’s Mock Trial teams and received an Order of Old Kivett Award.
Prior to joining Wilson & Reives, PLLC, Ms. Lucas interned at the Moore County District Attorney’s Office and the North Carolina Department of Justice’s Attorney General’s Office in the Transportation Section.
Commitment to the Community
Ms. Lucas embodies the same commitment to the community that Wilson & Reives does. The firm’s reputation for high-quality legal representation and compassion for the people in their communities was attractive to Ms. Lucas because it demonstrated a place where she could truly make a difference. Her early life in a small town, where people’s characters were regarded as one of their most valuable assets, drove her to find a professional community that also values integrity.
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When Ms. Lucas works with clients, she understands that some of them are at a low point in their life, and some are even at their lowest. She acts as the helping hand up and uses her expansive legal knowledge to guide her clients through the legal process. Her legal career centers on her reputation for being a lawyer who sees her clients as the people they are, not the crime they have committed or have been accused of committing.
Focusing on Client Rights
Ms. Lucas practices criminal law and dedicates herself to every case. She focuses on protecting all of her clients’ rights. She knows that your reputation, from both a professional perspective and a personal one, are on the line, and she strives to ensure that her clients understand their consequences and that any punishments are fair and just.
She has the experience to be compassionate and understand that it’s not just a case – it’s your life.
Types of Experience
Ms. Lucas, in partnership with the other attorneys at Wilson & Reives, has experience defending individuals charged in all types of crimes:
- Drug crimes such as manufacturing and trafficking of a controlled substance or drug possession
- Traffic violations including driving with a revoked license, speeding tickets, moving violations and hit-and-run
- Driving while intoxicated (DWI)
- Driving under the influence (DUI)
- Expungement or expunction
- Capital murder
- Breaking and entering
Ms. Lucas aims to represent those who have been accused of a crime and ensure that they receive fair treatment in the legal system. When she meets with clients, she works to listen to them with an open and compassionate mind, asking a lot of questions so she understands the full scope of the alleged crime. By gaining this valuable information, Ms. Lucas works with clients to get the best possible outcome for them.
A Sense of Certainty
Beyond that, Ms. Lucas prides herself on being honest and transparent. Having worked with many clients accused of crimes, she knows it can be a scary and uncertain experience. Ms. Lucas, as part of the Wilson & Reives firm, clearly communicates her clients’ cases and their status so that they can feel a sense of certainty.
She also incorporates advocacy into everything she does at the firm. Sometimes a client may feel voiceless and powerless in a complex legal system, and Ms. Lucas has the expertise to ensure her clients’ voices and stories are heard. If you encounter a criminal charge in Sanford, NC, Attorney Jasmine Lucas can defend you.