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Professor Steve Berenson Interviewed by NBC 7 News

November 19, 2018

Congratulations are due Professor Steve Berenson, who was interviewed last week by NBC 7 about a law suit involving veterans with PTSD who were denied VA benefits. Here is the clip:


Professor Semeraro Publishes Second Edition of Property Law Casebook

November 19, 2018

Professor Steven Semeraro recently published the second edition of his property law casebook entitled An Introduction to Property Law in the United States of America. Like many modern casebooks,...

TJSL Well-Represented at the South Asian Bar Association Dinner

November 14, 2018

The South Asian Bar Association of San Diego recently held its annual dinner. The dinner was emceed by current President Pratik Shah (’12), a partner at D’Egidio, Licari Townsend & Shah. This...

James “Bo” McAllister (JD ’07, LLM ‘09) Wins Race for Clerk of the Circuit Court

November 8, 2018

Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson School of Law alumnus James “Bo” McAllister, who won his race for Clerk of the Circuit Court in Wicomico County, Maryland. The clerk of the court, elected...

Alumnus David Barberi (’12) wins race for prosecutor

November 8, 2018

Congratulations to alumnus David Barberi (’12), who won his race for Isabella County (MI) prosecutor! As reported in the Morning Sun:

Barberi wins Isabella prosecutor race...

TJSL Trial Team Wins the Association of Business Trial Lawyers Mock Trial Championship

November 6, 2018

The TJSL Epsten, Grinnell & Howell, APC National Trial Team won the Association of Business Trial Lawyers Mock Trial Championship in an excellent round against the University of San Diego...

Myra Chack Fleischer (’96) Named National President for Jewish National Fund Campaign

November 2, 2018

Congratulations to Myra Chack Fleischer, who is the new president of the Jewish National Fund’s Women for Israel Campaign. In that capacity, she will oversee an effort to raise $26 million, which...

Professor Anders Kaye Appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

October 31, 2018

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Anders Kaye as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. 

Professor Kaye has been a dedicated member of the...

Brian Findley (’07) Honored as an “Outstanding Trial Lawyer”

October 30, 2018

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Board President Brian Findley (’07) was honored on Friday, October 26th as an “Outstanding Trial Lawyer” at the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego’s...

Seven Thomas Jefferson Students Awarded Scholarships at La Raza Lawyers Annual Dinner

October 25, 2018

Congratulations to the TJSL students who were awarded scholarships at the annual 2018 La Raza Lawyers Annual Dinner! This event was held at the Westin Emerald Hotel in downtown San Diego on...