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Dean Hasl Press Club Award

Dean Hasl Wins Excellence in Journalism Award from San Diego Press Club

November 30, 2012

The San Diego Press Club recently honored Dean Rudy Hasl with an "Excellence in Journalism" award.  The Press Club’s "Strength in Numbers" 39th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards ceremony was...

Co-Curricular Reception

Student Leaders Honored at Co-Curricular Reception

November 29, 2012

TJSL’s student organization leaders were honored at a special reception held for them on Tuesday, November 27 in the law school’s 8th Floor conference room – the Co-Curricular Reception. The event...

Vince Hall Chief of Staff

Vince Hall '08 to be Mayor's Chief of Staff

November 19, 2012

Thomas Jefferson School of Law graduate Vince Hall ’08 has been appointed as chief of staff to newly elected San Diego mayor Bob Filner.

Hall has been serving as the Vice-President of...

Veterans Day

Honoring TJSL's Veterans

November 13, 2012

Honoring those who served has become a tradition at TJSL and the lobby was filled with the sound of TAPS and the individual anthems honoring our active duty and military veterans on Monday,...

Gladiators Conference

Gladiators Conference Calls for Cultural Changes to Prevent Serious Athletic Injuries

November 12, 2012

It was a day when everyone acknowledged the 10-ton elephant in the room – and the elephant was violence and injuries in sports.

One could probably not find a more experienced and qualified...


ACLU Official Lectures on State Secrecy and Citizen Surveillance under the Obama Administration

November 8, 2012

Nationally-renowned immigration expert and Deputy Legal Director of the ACLU of Southern California, Ahilan T. Arulanantham gave a fascinating presentation at Thomas Jefferson School of Law on...

Earl B. Gilliam Awards

The Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association’s Awards Dinner a Shining Night for TJSL

November 6, 2012

The Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association’s 36th Annual Awards & Scholarship Dinner held on Saturday, November 3 at The Westin Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego was a shining night for Thomas...

Who's Who 2013

Fifteen TJSL Students Named in 2013 Who’s Who Among Students

November 5, 2012

Fifteen Thomas Jefferson School of Law students have been named to the 2013 Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges, according to TJSL Registrar Kim Grennan.  Each year, Who’s...

Prof Herrera COLPM Induction

Professor Luz Herrera Inducted into the College of Law Practice Management

November 2, 2012

TJSL Professor Luz Herrera was inducted into the College of Law Practice and Management on October 27 at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

It is a distinct honor for Professor Herrera, who...

Incubator Program

TJSL Launches Solo Practice Incubator Program

November 1, 2012

Patrick Long ’10 was the first lawyer to move into his office at Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s new Center for Solo Practitioners on November 1.

“It feels good,” Long said. “It feels...