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Admitted Students

TJSL Hosts Admitted Students at Campus Event

June 21, 2013

TJSL hosted a group of admitted students the weekend of June 21 to give them a chance to get familiar with the law school.  Many have decided to enroll, some are still undecided....

Sevy Fisher  & Brandon Simon

TJSL Grads and Close Friends Sevy Fisher & Brandon Simon Joining Same Law Firm

June 21, 2013

Sevy Fisher and Brandon Simon got to be best of friends during law school at TJSL.  They graduated together in May.  And now they are going to work together after they take the bar exam in July –...

Elizabeth Knowles

Elizabeth Knowles ’12 Returns to San Diego as Director of ABA Immigration Project

June 20, 2013

Elizabeth Knowles ’12 has made a triumphant homecoming to San Diego after spending nearly six months in a litigation-intensive associate position at a Seattle immigration law firm....

Brett Bettesworth Qualcomm

Brett Bettesworth 3L One of Four TJSL Students Interning at Qualcomm

June 19, 2013

Brett Bettesworth (3L) is one of four TJSL students who are interning this summer at Qualcomm, the wireless technology giant based in San Diego.

“This summer I will be working...

TJSL Graduate Offered Post-Bar Positions from Separate San Diego firms

TJSL Graduate Offered Post-Bar Positions from Separate San Diego firms

June 18, 2013

Recent TJSL graduate James Hassey is concentrating on his current bar prep studies but says he is extremely excited about his post-bar future. “While interning at The Law Office of G. Cole...

Sam Kossack

Sam Kossack one of Four TJSL Summer Interns at Qualcomm

June 18, 2013

Sam Kossack (2L) is one of four TJSL students who are interning at San-Diego based wireless technology giant Qualcomm this summer.

“I'll be working in varying capacities...

Same Sex

Professor Greenberg Talks About Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases

June 18, 2013

What is the future of same-sex marriage?

That was the title of Professor Julie Greenberg’s lunchtime discussion on June 17 at TJSL.

And it’s a...

Free Clinic

TJSL’s Free Clinics Help to Close the “Justice Gap”

June 17, 2013

When TJSL’s first free legal clinic opened its doors on June 13 in Otay Mesa, there was a line of community members waiting to see a lawyer.

They came to the right place....

D.C. Interns

TJSL Summer Interns in D.C.

June 17, 2013

By Samantha Morales (3L)

TJSL students reunited in our nation’s capital the week of June 10th – not as busy law students studying for finals, but as...

IP Practicum

TJSL's IP Practicum Program is a Major Success

June 14, 2013

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s groundbreaking IP Practicum has just completed its first three-week run and has been a major success.