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Congratulations recent graduates!!
December 21, 2020
Congratulations recent graduates!! As the year wraps up, we commend those recently completing J.D., LL.M, M.S.L, and J.S.D degrees. We are proud to recognize the achievements of the graduates of Thomas Jefferson School of Law. We wish you all success and happiness! Faculty and staff recently gathered to record a brief video to mark the […]
10th Annual National Sports Law Negotiation Competition
November 10, 2020
The Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s 10th Annual National Sports Law Negotiation Competition was held — for the first time — remotely via Zoom. The competition was coordinated by alum Sam Ehrlich (2014). 36 teams of law students from 21 law schools located all across the United States and Canada competed by negotiating problems drawn […]
THOMAS JEFFERSON SCHOOL OF LAW IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE PRESIDENT KARIN SHERR AND DEAN LINDA KELLER WILL CONTINUE TO LEAD THE LAW SCHOOL
June 16, 2020
The Board of Trustees of Thomas Jefferson School of Law announced today that both Interim President Sherr and Interim Dean Keller will continue to serve the Law School as its President and Dean, respectively. The announcement follows the Board’s quarterly meeting wherein the Board decided to forego a nationwide search to fill the positions. “The […]
State of California’s New Anti-Harassment Training has a TJSL Connection
May 26, 2020
The State of California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing launched its free anti-harassment training for non-supervisory employees and there is a Thomas Jefferson School of Law connection. Taking a leadership role in creating the training was our graduate Branden Butler (JD ’09), who serves as DFEH’s Deputy Director of Education and Outreach. Additionally, Associate […]
Congratulations TJSL Grads!
May 15, 2020
Congratulations to TJSL’s Latest Graduates Friday, May 15, 2020 marks the date of Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s planned graduation ceremony for those completing J.D., LL.M, M.S.L, and J.S.D degrees, who are currently sheltering in place in California and all over the world. We are proud to recognize the achievements of the graduates of Thomas […]
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: Jacquelin Carbajal Olga Gonzalez Belen Granados Zaira Pasco Fatima Rodriguez Cindi Segovia-Leiva Alfredo Villegas Congratulations to all!
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 Ducey and announced in an April 24th press release. We are proud of you, Judge Nicholls! https://azgovernor.gov/governor/news/2020/04/governor-ducey-appoints-marvin-davis-suzanne-nicholls-and-michael-rassas
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 associate. While this firm has multiple locations, Brandon notes that he will “be relocating to San Francisco in August to begin working.” This […]
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 by UCLA School of Law and Fordham University School of Law to help fill the void left by the cancellation of the Spring 2020 San Fernando Valley […]
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 Justice Executive Office of Immigration Review through the Honors Program. She will be working for the Board of Immigration Appeals starting in September. This is […]
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 and adapting to change is especially timely in this challenging moment. San Diego Lawyer is a publication of the San Diego County Bar Association. Andrew, you make […]
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. Hosted by the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Texas Young Lawyers Association, the National Trial Competition attracts students from over 100 law […]