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Thomas Jefferson School of Law Students Recognized by Legal Aid Society of San Diego

June 18, 2019

On May 31, 2019, the efforts of TJSL law students were recognized at the Legal Aid Society of San Diego (LASSD) Pro Bono Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held at the Westin Gaslamp Hotel. The...

Elizabeth "Libby" Jamison ('06) Named 2019 Military.com Spouse Changemaker of the Year!

June 14, 2019

Elizabeth (“Libby”) Jamison (’06) was recently named the 2019 Military.com Spouse Changemaker of the Year for her advocacy work on military spouse employment issues, including passage of the...

New Attorney Swearing-In Ceremony

June 5, 2019

The State Bar of California held its San Diego swearing-in event at the Marriot Marquis on the waterfront and welcomed new attorneys to the profession on June 4, 2019. Presiding Justice Judith...

Veterans Clinic Alumni Scholarship Winners for Spring 2019

May 20, 2019

The Thomas Jefferson Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic has announced the winners of Alumni Scholarships for the Spring 2019 semester.  They are Jodi Peters and Maria Gabriella Russo.  Ms. Peters...

Renee Galente Stackhouse ('08) is a 2019 MOXIE Honoree!

May 20, 2019

Congratulations to alumna Renee Galente Stackhouse (’08), who is a 2019 MOXIE Honoree! "The MOXIE Honorees are women who are transforming their communities and inspiring future generations through...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Community Members Honored by the SDCBA

May 7, 2019

On May 1, 2019, the San Diego County Bar Association recognized its 2019 SDCBA Annual Service Awards recipients at the Westin Emerald Plaza in downtown San Diego.  Thomas Jefferson School of Law...

3Ls Zedric Dalisay and Miguel Pineda Selected for $5000 Diversity Scholarships for Bar Study

April 19, 2019

Congratulations to 3Ls Zedric Dalisay and Miguel Pineda, who were both selected as 2019 Diversity Scholars by California ChangeLawyers. They, along with approximately 20 students from other...

Thomas Jefferson 2L Octavia Carson ('20) honored by two bar associations and awarded a $12,000 scholarship!

April 11, 2019

Congratulations are in order for Octavia Carson, a second-year law student at Thomas Jefferson School of Law who recently was honored by both the Langston Bar Association and the...

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program Honors Sabrina Andres ('18) and Norell Manning ('16)!

April 9, 2019

Recently, the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program (SDVLP) honored Sabrina Andres (’18) and Norell Manning (’16) for their pro bono work with the organization at their Volunteer Appreciation and...

Thomas Jefferson Clinic Students Meet With US Patent & Trademark Office Representative!

April 9, 2019

On March 26, United States Patent & Trademark Office representative Timothy Rooney (second from the right) met with students, supervising attorneys, and the faculty director of the Thomas...