Alumni Association

Mission Statement

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Association seeks to promote and foster a mutually beneficial relationship between Thomas Jefferson School of Law and all its alumni. The Association is dedicated to serving its alumni by providing social, educational, and professional opportunities. Lastly, the Association is dedicated to supporting the law school's educational mission.

No Dues: All Thomas Jefferson School of Law graduates, including Western State University College of Law--San Diego graduates, are members of the Alumni Association.


2015-2016 Board of Directors (Board Meeting Schedule--Meetings Open to all Alumni)


Check the Alumni Calendar of Events


View: Bylaws of the Alumni Association Board of Directors, Thomas Jefferson School of Law


Term of Office: Directors serve two-year terms.

Board Meeting Dates: Alumni Association Board meetings are scheduled to take place on the last Tuesday of every month (except in December (no meeting) and August (annual Board retreat)) at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 8th floor board room. Address: 1155 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101. Meetings begin at 6:00 p.m.

Committees (Each Committee has specific Projects):

  • Admissions Committee
  • Alumni and Community Engagement
  • Bylaws and Election Committee
  • Career Planning Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Development Committee

Volunteer: If you would like to volunteer for a committee or alumni event please email alumni@tjsl.edu.


ALUMNI AWARDS

"Outstanding Service to Community Award" Presented by the Alumni Association of Thomas Jefferson School of Law, recipients include:

  • Gary S. Bloch '81
    2016, Commissioner (Ret.), Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
  • Terri P. Peters '87
    2015, Deputy Public Defender, San Diego County (co-recipient)
  • William J. Edwards '91
    2015, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County (co-recipient)
  • Craig A. Sherman '93
    2014, Inaugural Year, Craig A. Sherman, PLC

"WALL OF FAME - ALUMNI OF THE YEAR AWARD"

2nd Floor of the Law School

JUDICIAL PLAQUE - LIST OF ALL ALUMNI WHO ARE JUDICIAL OFFICERS

2nd Floor of the Law School - Inside the Moot Court Room Entry Way

--Dedicated by the Alumni Association Board of Directors, 2015


"A. Thomas Golden Alumnus/a of the Year Award" Presented by the Student Bar Association at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, recipients include:

  • Eric Ganci '08
    2015, Galente Ganci, APC
  • Jeremy M. Evans '11
    2014, California Sports Lawyer
  • Renee Galente ’08
    2013, Galente Ganci, APC
  • Commissioner (Ret.) Gary Bloch '81
    2012, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
  • Jon H. Epsten '82
    2011, Epsten Grinnell & Howell, APC
  • Lori Westin '04
    2010, Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati
  • Frank Mead '00
    2009, Lorona & Mead, PLC
  • Hon. Browder Willis '83
    2008, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
  • Philip A. Shapiro '85
    2007, Law Offices of Philip A. Shapiro
  • Hon. (Ret.) Lillian Lim '77
    2006, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
  • Randy M. Grossman '94
    2005, Law Offices of Randy M. Grossman, APC
  • Denise Asher '02
    2004 Inaugural Year, Asher Mediation