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TJSL's CLIMB Program Wins State Bar Award

July 24, 2013

The State Bar of California has selected Thomas Jefferson School of Law's CLIMB Program (Crawford Legal Institute Mentorship Bond Program) to receive the 2013 State Bar of California...


Dean Thomas Guernsey's Warm Welcome to TJSL at Reception, Panel Discussion

July 19, 2013

“It is wonderful to see so many proud alums here,” said emcee Dave Beavans ’08, as he greeted the guests at the welcoming reception for TJSL’s new Dean, Thomas Guernsey.


Brazil Program

Brazilian Lawyers Enjoy their Visit to TJSL

July 15, 2013

Closing ceremonies were held on Friday July 12 for a group of Brazilian lawyers who visited the TJSL campus for two weeks as part of the LEEP Program (Legal Education and Exchange Program...

Employee Rights Self-Help Clinic

TJSL Launches the Employee Rights Self- Help Clinic

July 15, 2013

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s newest free legal clinic opened on Saturday, July 13, with a group of clients hoping to find a way to right wrongs relating to their employment....

Stand Down 2013

TJSL Students & Alumni Represent Veterans at Stand Down 2013

July 12, 2013

“I’m honored to serve someone who has served,” said Carly Surber (3L), after she represented a homeless army veteran in the Family Court set up at Stand Down 2013 – and got the arrears on...


TJSL’s Small Business Law Center Receives Major Award from the ABA

July 11, 2013

The American Bar Association’s Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division has presented TJSL’s Small Business Law Center (SBLC) with the division’s Solo and Small Firm Project Award....

Lance Henry (3L)

Lance Henry 3L Takes on Internship with SD Councilwoman

July 11, 2013

Lance Henry (3L) is a TJSL law student, a boxer, an amateur videographer and now he can add Management Intern for San Diego City Councilwoman Myrtle Cole to his list.  

“Working with Ms....

Professor Lilys McCoy

TJSL Professor Lilys McCoy is Integral in Getting Important Bill Passed

July 8, 2013

On Monday, June 24, 2013 lobbyist Larry Doyle, who is working with the director of TJSL's Solo Practice Concentration and the Center for Solo Practitioners, Professor Lilys McCoy, and the...

David Ellis Saipan

TJSL’s Saipan Connection

July 8, 2013

The Pacific island of Saipan an unincorporated territory of the the Northern Marianas Islands has become a career stop and destination for many TJSL alumni, who are finding...

Keller Appointment

Linda Keller Appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

July 5, 2013

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Dean Thomas Guernsey has announced the appointment of Professor Linda Keller as...