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Congratulations to our San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association 2020 Bar Exam Stipend Recipients!

May 5, 2020

San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association has announced their 2020 Bar Exam Stipend recipients. We are proud of our Thomas Jefferson School of Law students who will receive a stipend this year:


Suzanne Nicholls (JD ’08) Appointed a Judge to the Maricopa County Superior Court

April 29, 2020

Congratulations to our graduate Suzanne Nicholls (JD '08), who has been appointed a judge to the Maricopa County Superior Court. Suzanne's judicial appointment was made by Arizona Governor Doug...

Brandon Brown (3L) Accepts Post-Bar Law Clerkship with Wood Smith Henning & Berman!

April 23, 2020

Congratulations to Brandon Brown (3L), who has accepted a post-bar law clerk position with Wood Smith Henning & Berman. Once Brandon passes the bar exam, his position will convert to that of...

Gabriella Russo(3L) ranked in the top 40 of almost 200 in the National Online Trial Advocacy Competition

April 21, 2020

Congratulations are due Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Gabriella Russo, who ranked in the top 40 of the first-ever National Online Trial Advocacy Competition.The online competition was organized...

Octavia Carson (3L) secures U.S. Justice Department Honors post/ChangeLawyers 3L Scholarship!

April 13, 2020

Octavia Carson (3L), who presently serves as editor-in-chief of the Thomas Jefferson Law Review, writes with very good news. First, Octavia has accepted a position with the U.S. Department of...

Andrew Steiger (1L) publishes article in San Diego Lawyer magazine!

April 10, 2020

Congratulations are due Andrew Steiger (1L), who has just published his article “Staying Change-Ready,” in the March-April issue of San Diego Lawyer magazine. Andrew’s message about preparing for...

TJSL’s National Trial Team was a finalist at the National Trial Competition Regional Tournament for Region 15.

April 9, 2020

At the end of February, for the second consecutive year, Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s National Trial Team was a finalist at the National Trial Competition Regional Tournament for Region 15....

Student Bar Association Announces 2020 Annual Awards

April 1, 2020

Every year, the Student Bar Association recognizes excellence in the Thomas Jefferson School of Law community. Congratulations to this year's awards recipients: Professor of the Year Susan Bisom-...

JSD Candidate Dr. John Baiden Successfully Defends His Dissertation

March 11, 2020

Dr. John E. Baiden successfully defended his J.S.D. dissertation on March 9th. The candidate, appearing via GoToMeeting from Ghana, first presented his work. He then fielded questions from his...

Congrats to Our New SDCBA Diversity Fellows!

March 9, 2020

Congratulations to 1Ls Andrew Steiger, Ryan Wullschleger, and Christian Chavez, who have been selected as San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) Diversity Fellows. The fellowship program,...