James E. Atkins

James E. Atkins
James Atkins
Adjunct Professor
B.S.L., J.D., Western State University College of Law

Deputy District Attorney, County of San Diego James Atkins '82 earned the distinctive title of 2012 Adjunct Professor of the Year. Professor Atkins, whose father also graduated from the law school, began teaching part-time at TJSL in the fall of 2011. As a Deputy D.A., he's a natural for the three courses he teaches: Evidence, California Evidence and Criminal Motion Practice.

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law faculty is highly prolific in the field of legal scholarship and our professors are in demand as speakers and panelists at legal events in the U.S. and abroad.


Barristers Ball 2014 was Rockin' on the USS Midway

February 18, 2014

This year’s Barristers Ball held on February 14 on the USS Midway was a major success with over 500 people attending.

“I want to thank all...

Adjunct of the Year

James E. Atkins ‘82 is Named 2012 Adjunct Professor of the Year

April 22, 2013

Deputy District Attorney James (Jim) E. Atkins '82 has earned the distinctive title of 2012 Adjunct Professor of the Year.  The announcement...