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Ian M. McMenemy '13 named among the Legal Elite 2016 Nevada's Top Attorneys

August 12, 2016

Now in its ninth year, Legal Elite highlights Nevada’s top attorneys as chosen by their peers. Polling for the 2016 list began in February of this year and over 6,000 nominations were collected...

Director of the Center of Sports Law and Policy Jeremy Evans '11 latest piece offers advice on growing one's business brand and clientele

August 10, 2016

In his capacity as an Guest Contributor for Front Office Sports, Attorney Jeremy Evans with California Sports Lawyer®, has written an article about ways to grow your business brand and clientele...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of Clinical Externship & Pro Bono Programs Judybeth Tropp quoted in Voice of San Diego

August 5, 2016

Before a law student can become a lawyer in California, he or she must make it through the toughest bar exam in the nation.A new bill written by Sen. Marty Block would require would-be lawyers to...

Candace Moon '07 "The Craft Beer Attorney" featured in Voice of San Diego

August 2, 2016

When Candace Moon decided to start her own law practice, she knew exactly what type of clients she wanted to attract. She was a law school grad who’d quickly become disillusioned by the field. So...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn's latest commentary featured in The Hill

July 25, 2016

As in many cities around the country, Black Lives Matter held a demonstration in Dallas to protest the police shootings of two more black men, Alton Sterling of Louisiana and Philando Castile of...

Erin Laney

Erin Laney '08 promoted to VP of Business Development for the Economic Development Corporation of Utah

July 18, 2016

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Erin Laney to vice president of business development, effective July 1. Erin joined the EDCUtah team in 2013 as a business development manager. She was...

Fred Claire

Former LA Dodgers GM and Executive VP Fred Claire Speaks at Thomas Jefferson School of Law

July 13, 2016

Former LA Dodgers GM and Executive VP Fred Claire spoke at Thomas Jefferson School of Law on Monday, July 11, 2016, for a program entitled "All-Star Discussion: A Look at the Past and Future of...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn: Bahamas has issued travel advice specifically for black men visiting US

July 11, 2016

The Bahamas has officially warned young black men to “exercise extreme caution” when visiting the US after a week in which two black men have been killed by police in questionable circumstances. ...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Appoints Two New Associate Deans

July 8, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced the appointment of two new associate deans. Professor Susan Bisom-Rapp will become the Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Scholarship and...

San Diego law firm showcases current Thomas Jefferson School of Law student and intern Armando Diaz-Lombardo

July 7, 2016

I was born in Mexico City where I lived for 10 years before my family moved to San Diego in 1999. I went to high school at the Bishop’s School in La Jolla. After graduating in 2008, I moved back...