Jeffrey Chinn

Jeffrey Chinn
Director of Career Services
Phone: (619) 961-4235

Jeff Chinn is the Director of Career Services. Before coming to TJSL, he was Associate Director of the California Innocence Project at California Western School of Law, where he assisted in the investigation of claims of wrongful convictions in California. He also served as Managing Editor of the Federal Criminal Defense Law Journal. Jeff previously served as Assistant Director/Public Interest Coordinator at American University Washington College of Law and was Program Director of a law-related education program for juveniles in the Washington, D.C. court system. Jeff received his J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law where he was Articles Editor of the Administrative Law Journal. During law school, he clerked for a small law firm focusing on civil litigation and administrative law and was an intern at the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. He currently serves on the board of directors of the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties and of the San Diego Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society. Jeff received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

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.


Speed Networking

March 26, 2015

The Family Law Society (FLS) and the Immigration Law Society (ILS) co-hosted a Speed Networking event on Friday, February 20, 2015. Christine...

Alumni Honored by the Filipino Asian Lawyers of SD & the Pan Asian Lawyers of SD

February 17, 2015

On January 31, 2015, the Filipino Asian Lawyers of San Diego (FALSD) and the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego (PALSD) held their annual joint...

Sam Kossack Represents TJSL at 2014 Peggy Browning Fund Conference

November 10, 2014

On October 17–18, Sam Kossack (3L) represented Thomas Jefferson School of Law at the...

Sam Kossack 3L to Attend Peggy Browning Fund Conference

September 4, 2014

Sam Kossack (3L) will represent Thomas Jefferson School of Law at the...

TJSL and Cal Western Mix it Up

August 11, 2014

On Thursday, August 7, alumni, students and faculty gathered together for the monthly TJSL Alumni Association Mixer. This month’s mixer was extra...