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TJSL Grad Hollie Kucera Wins 2019 Mock Markman Competition for Lawyers

November 1, 2019

TJSL graduate and Intellectual Property Fellow Hollie Kucera won first place in both the team and individual competition in the Mock Markman Competition. 

This competition provides patent...

Thomas Jefferson Graduate Johnny Cepeda Gogo Appointed to Superior Court Judgeship

October 28, 2019

On October 25, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of 11 Superior Court Judges, including Thomas Jefferson School of Law graduate Johnny Cepeda Gogo. As noted by the Governor's Office...

Graduates Kim Carter and Melissa Lewis Publish Articles in ABA Publication

October 17, 2019

Two of our graduates have recent publications to their credit. Congratulations to both! Kim Carter wrote an article published in the current edition of the American Bar Association's GPSolo...

Adjunct Professor Randy Grossman quoted in Law360 on NBA controversy with China

October 15, 2019

Congratulations to Adjunct Professor Randy Grossman (JD 1994), who was quoted in Law360 on the NBA's controversy with China. A link to the article is...

Judge Casey Clevenger (JD ’06) Discusses Her Career

October 1, 2019

Judge Casey Clevenger (JD '06) discussed her career, including her time as a student at Thomas Jefferson School of Law and life as a judge in Missouri, at a recent panel...

Moot Court Honor Society Hosts Educational Event at Mesa College

September 27, 2019

Kudos to the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Moot Court Honor Society, whose members traveled to Mesa College for Constitution Day on September 17th.  In an educational event for Mesa...

SBA’s First Am Jur Day a Success!

September 26, 2019

On Tuesday, September 24, the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Student Bar Association hosted its first Am Jur Day. To celebrate student achievement, the SBA invited every student who has received...

Brian Hannula (JD '10) Negotiates Record $90 Million Deal for Client, an NFL player!

September 10, 2019

Congratulations to TJSL graduate Brian Hannula (JD '10), who negotiated a record $90 million deal for his client, an NFL player! The story and information on how Brian has pursued his career as a...

Najmah Brown (JD’13) – Forging a Successful Career from California to Kuwait

August 15, 2019

Alumna Najmah Brown (JD ’13) was recently interviewed by the LexisNexis publication MENA (Middle East North Africa) Business Law Review about living and practicing law in Kuwait. Najmah, who after...

Alumnus Steve Vartazarian Wins Record $113.4 Million Verdict for Client

July 16, 2019

Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson School of Law alumnus Steve Vartazarian and his associate Matt Whibley, both of the The Vartazarian Law Firm, who appeared on the ...