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Professor Bryan Wildenthal

TJSL Hosts “Supreme Court Preview” Panel on September 17

September 6, 2013

The San Diego Lawyer's Chapter of the Federalist Society, the TJSL Federalist Society and the Federal Bar Association are co-sponsoring a “Supreme Court Preview” panel on Tuesday, September 17,...

Professor Steve Semeraro

Professor Semeraro's Paper Cited in Credit Card Merchant Fee Litigation

September 5, 2013

A recent paper by TJSL Professor Steve Semeraro has been cited in a crucial expert report ordered by the Eastern District of New York in a class action case against Visa and MasterCard, In re...

Congratulations to TJSL’S 2013 Peggy Browning Conference Participants

Congratulations to TJSL’S 2013 Peggy Browning Conference Participants

September 5, 2013

Rosanna Barajas (3L) and Michael Arellanez (2L) have been selected to represent Thomas Jefferson School of Law at The Peggy Browning Fund’s Fifteenth Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights...

Cameron Oxberry

Cameron Oxberry’s Internship with the Department of Homeland Security

September 4, 2013

Cameron Oxberry (2L) recently completed an intensive, 10-week externship with the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Principal Legal Adviser (OPLA). Oxberry commuted daily from San Diego...

TJSL Student Org Fair

TJSL Student Org Fair

August 29, 2013

The student organization room on the 5th floor was buzzing on Thursday, August 29, as TJSL students gathered at the fall semester Student Organization Fair.

“The fair was a great success...

Federal Judge Roger T. Benitez and the founding director of San Diego's Regional

Two New TJSL Trustees Announced

August 28, 2013

Federal Judge Roger T. Benitez and the founding director of San Diego's Regional Office of the Anti-Defamation League, Morris S. Casuto, are the newest members of the Thomas Jefferson School of...

Danielle Gilbert 3L

Danielle Gilbert Lands Federal Clerkship in her Hometown of Austin, Texas

August 28, 2013

Danielle Gilbert (3L) is excited that she will be clerking for a U.S. Magistrate Judge in the Western District of Texas in Austin.   

“I am thrilled to share the news that Danielle Gilbert...

Jonathan Hadaya, Lacy J Lodes '08

TJSL Alums and other Top SD Attorneys talk Entertainment and Sports Law Licensing

August 27, 2013

By Jeremy M. Evans ‘11 New Lawyers Division, Board of Directors, SDCBA CLE Co-Chair

On Thursday, August 22, 2013, the New Lawyers Division (NLD) and the Entertainment and Sports...

Dean William Byrnes Has Three New Books Published

Dean William Byrnes Has Three New Books Published

August 23, 2013

National Underwriters released two tax books authored by TJSL Associate Dean William Byrnes and Adjunct Professor Robert Bloink of the Graduate Tax Program. 

"These market leaders mark a...

Veterans Clinic Scholarship Awardee

Congratulations to our Veterans Clinic Scholarship Awardee

August 21, 2013

Congratulations to Kristiana Erthner (3L) for being the summer 2013 recipient of the Veterans Clinic Alumni Scholarship.  

“I am truly honored to receive this scholarship award,” said...