Why Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson School of Law offers students a variety of stimulating, intellectually rich programs taught in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere that features distinguished and accessible faculty. Students can choose to focus in one of ten academic specialties, including:

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Business
  • Investment & Trade
  • Entertainment and Sports Law
  • Legal Practice Specialty 
  • Human Rights Specialty
  • Criminal Law Specialty
  • Policy & Jurisdiction
  • Civil Rights & Liberties
  • Family Law


Our clinical and self-help programs provide students with hands-on experiences while serving the community:  Mediation, Pro Bono, Tax, Patent and Trademark clinics, Veterans Legal Clinic, Arts & Entertainment and the Small Business Law Center.  The programs are engaging and interactive, offering a balanced, comprehensive curriculum that prepares graduates for practice in various fields, such as law, government, business or social service. 

Not to mention the location! Nestled in the heart of downtown San Diego, America's Finest City, the law school's prime location provides the perfect environment for learning, life & culture and legal practice. On-campus housing is also available. 

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