Tiya Rolle was born and raised in Miami Shores, Florida. As a native Floridian, she fell in love with the sport of tennis, and pursued a career as a professional tennis player. Ms. Rolle competed on the professional International Tennis Federation and United States Tennis Association circuits, which allowed her to travel around the world. Prior to law school, Ms. Rolle taught tennis to the youths of Philadelphia, at the Arthur Ashe Youth and Tennis Center, now known as the Legacy Youth Tennis and Education Center.
Ms. Rolle received her law degree from Florida State University College of Law, where she served as the President of the Black Law Students Association; hosting several events focused on social justice and community serve initiatives. During her time in law school, Ms. Rolle furthered her study of law at Oxford University, in the United Kingdom, where she studied European Union Law and Public International Law. Ms. Rolle received her Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Kaplan University, graduating cum laude.
During law school, Ms. Rolle clerked at the law firm of Parks & Crump, LLC in Tallahassee, Florida, where she gained experience in the area of personal injury; focusing on wrongful death and medical malpractice actions. Ms. Rolle spent her last semester of law school as an extern with the Florida Commission on Human Relations, where she gained experience in employment discrimination cases.
In her spare time Ms. Rolle enjoys going to the movies, playing tennis, eating great food, and hanging out with family and friends.
Admitted: Florida, 2015
Law School: Florida State University College of Law, J.D., 2014
College: Kaplan University, B.A., 2011
Member: Florida Bar