Alumni Relations is a clearing house for services to help our alumni succeed by strengthening relationships between our alumni, the school and our community. All graduates of Thomas Jefferson School of Law are members of the Alumni Association. If you cannot find what you need among the listed services, please contact


ALUMNI EVENTS: Receptions, seminars, social events and continuing education classes provide opportunities for graduates to network and have fun. View the Alumni Events Calendar. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.


CALIFORNIA BAR EXAM PREP: Need to pass the California Bar? Thomas Jefferson School of Law offers for free the Continuing Bar Candidate Program. The school is committed to its graduates and their dreams of becoming licensed attorneys. The program is geared to students who were unsuccessful in the first attempt at the California Bar Exam.


CAREER SERVICES OFFICE: Whether looking for your first law job or a mid-career change, the Career Services Office is a one-stop shop. Current employment opportunities are posted through Symplicity, a web-based job database.


DIPLOMAS AND TRANSCRIPTS: All Western State University College of Law graduates may receive one complimentary diploma by contacting Provide your name, graduation year and mailing address. If you graduated after 1995 please contact the Registrar with your diploma request and mail at $25.00 check for the diploma replacement fee. Make check payable to Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Memo: Diploma replacement fee and mail to Registrar’s Office, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 1155 Island Ave. San Diego, CA 92101.  Transcripts are provided free of charge by visiting the Registrar and filling out the Transcript Request Form or contacting or (619) 961-4290.


LIBRARY ACCESS: Alumni have access to library materials, use of any of the 16 terminals in the library without having to log in to use the Internet, OnLaw (digital version of all the CEB California secondary sources) access from the campus library, reference librarians to call on for their expertise, remote access to ThomCat (online catalog), admission to mini-classes on sundry legal research tasks. Alumni must check-in with Security desk on the first floor before heading to the fourth floor circulation desk.


MCLE: Thomas Jefferson School of Law is a certified Minimum Continuing Legal Education provider in California and has the facilities to host programs. If you are interested in hosting a MCLE program, fill out an MCLE Request Form at least five weeks beforehand and send to for approval.


ONLINE ALUMNI COMMUNITY: Register and join the TJSL Online Alumni Community, a free and secure directory of more than 7,000 alumni. Contact the Alumni Relations Office at or (619) 961-4263 for more information.


SOLO PRACTICE: The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Center for Solo Practitioners provides a business incubator setting every year for six to ten lawyers with a desire to establish their own law practices.


STUDENT EXTERNS: Does your firm or organization need a law intern? Alumni can request a student extern at no cost. Visit Externships & Pro Bono Programs.



Phone: (619) 961-4260
Fax: (619) 961-1260