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Mandarin Class

TJSL Teaches Mandarin Chinese for Lawyers

December 27, 2010

你 好!(Hello!)

"Nǐ hǎo!" Maria L. Gee said to her Mandarin Chinese class students as she greeted them. She had them at “hello.”

The students really enjoy the China native’s...

December Graduation

TJSL Trustee Robert Ames Honored at December Graduation

December 17, 2010

When Bob Ames joined his first law firm in 1960, the San Diego County Bar association had just 300 members and he was able to buy his entire law library for $19.95.

Ames, the luminary...

Lawyer's Club Scholarship

Catrina Skor Awarded Scholarship at Lawyers Club Luncheon

December 17, 2010

The Lawyers Club of San Diego honored third-year student Catrina Skor on Thursday, Dec. 16, as the first recipient of the Lawyers Club of San Diego Women and the Law Project at Thomas Jefferson...


TJSL Throws a "Monster" Holiday Party

December 9, 2010

“Thomas Jefferson is here tonight as we celebrate this wonderful discovery of Ice Age fossils,” said Dr. Paul Semonin before he screened his film ‘American Monster: the Myth of the Mastodon’ for...

Exam Breakaway

Exam Breakaway Relaxes Students

December 7, 2010

Nothing beats the time between exams for a law student like being fed and fussed over by the school.

That’s what Exam Breakaway is all about. Complete with a buffet of comfort food...

New Lawyers

Congratulations to TJSL's New Attorneys

December 3, 2010

“It’s euphoric,” said Rocky Goodell.

“I’m ecstatic”, said Hallie Tremaine.

“It’s surreal,” said Mary Cheney.

“This is the one defining moment,” said Chris Paulos....

Who's Who Logo

14 TJSL Students Named to Who's Who

November 29, 2010

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has 14 students on the 2011 list of finalists for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Each year, Who’s Who Among Students has...

3L Catrina Skor to be First TJSL Lawyers Club Scholarship Recipient

November 23, 2010

Third-year student Catrina Skor is the first recipient of the Lawyers Club of San Diego Women and the Law Project at Thomas Jefferson School of Law Scholarship.

TJSL established the...

Appeals Justices

Appeals Justices Hold Court at TJSL - A Priceless Experience for Students

November 22, 2010

The Fourth District Court of Appeal, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Division is now in session.

Three robed justices took their place on the bench in TJSL’s Moot Courtroom to hear...

Mock Trial Team

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Mock Trial Team Excels in National Competition

November 18, 2010

They shuffled off to Buffalo, and came back with third place!

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Mock Trial team is celebrating its third place achievement after five rounds of...