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3Ls Laura Palacios and Marissa Jimenez Land Graduate Law Clerk Positions with the District Attorney

November 30, 2018

Thomas Jefferson has long been a pipeline for attorneys into the San Diego criminal law community, and two current students are continuing this tradition.  Third-year students and Criminal Law...

Casey Amorelli-Oberjuerge (’17) is the Newest Associate at the Adler Law Group

November 29, 2018

Alumna Casey Amorelli-Oberjuerge (’17) is the Adler Law Group’s newest associate. Casey joined the firm this fall. Casey’s work has special resonance in California. She represents victims of...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Announces New Partnership with BARBRI

November 28, 2018

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is pleased to announce a new relationship with BARBRI, the bar preparation company chosen by the vast majority of law students across the nation.  Our agreement will...

Yahaira Aristy (left) and Abrina Wheatfall (right)

TJSL Represented at the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation Gala: Yahairah Aristy (’04) New President

November 28, 2018

Thomas Jefferson School of Law was well-represented at November’s Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation’s 42nd Annual Scholarship Awards and Gala.  TJSL Professor KJ Greene served as master of ceremonies...

Stella Goodrich (’17) is SDG & E’s Newest Litigation Research Attorney

November 26, 2018

2017 alumna Stella Goodrich is the newest Litigation Research Attorney for San Diego Gas & Electric. While working toward her J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, she also worked for tech...

Professor Ilene Durst interviewed about a court decision blocking President Trump's efforts to change asylum rules

November 21, 2018

Professor Ilene Durst was interviewed about a court decision blocking President Trump's efforts to change asylum rules.



November 20, 2018

October 2018 was an extraordinary month for one of our TJSL families. Lorena Slomanson (TJSL ’03) was promoted to Development Director of the Legal Aid Society of San Diego. Lorena has directed...

Professor Steve Berenson Interviewed by NBC 7 News

November 19, 2018

Congratulations are due Professor Steve Berenson, who was interviewed last week by NBC 7 about a law suit involving veterans with PTSD who were denied VA benefits. Here is the clip:


Professor Semeraro Publishes Second Edition of Property Law Casebook

November 19, 2018

Professor Steven Semeraro recently published the second edition of his property law casebook entitled An Introduction to Property Law in the United States of America. Like many modern casebooks,...

TJSL Well-Represented at the South Asian Bar Association Dinner

November 14, 2018

The South Asian Bar Association of San Diego recently held its annual dinner. The dinner was emceed by current President Pratik Shah (’12), a partner at D’Egidio, Licari Townsend & Shah. This...