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TJSL awards J.S.D. to Dr. Richard Gendler for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Research

December 6, 2013

After a successful dissertation defense on October 22, 2013, Thomas Jefferson School of Law awarded the degree of Doctor of Science of Law, called a “J.S.D.” degree, to...

Congratulations to TJSL's 2013 New Lawyers

December 3, 2013

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Thomas Jefferson School of Law bar passers, their families and friends along with TJSL Board of Trustees Members, Alumni, faculty and staff came together on TJSL’s 8th...

TJSL December 2013 Graduation

December 2, 2013

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Fall Commencement will be held on Saturday, December 14, 10 a.m., at Copley Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego. Approximately 85 graduating students will receive...

ADR Society Hosts Annual Tryouts And Takes On 22 New Members

November 27, 2013

On November 17, the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Society hosted a series of tryouts to determine membership for the upcoming academic year on the team. Competitors negotiated 30-minute...

Trial Team Success

Trial Team Success

November 27, 2013

By Milena Celentano  

TJSL’s Trial Team took Semifinalist honors in the Ninth Annual American Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section Regional Trial...

 TJSL Los Angeles Alumni Celebrates Thanksgiving Early

TJSL Los Angeles Alumni Celebrate Thanksgiving Early

November 26, 2013

Graduates from Thomas Jefferson School who now make up the Los Angeles Alumni Chapter came together on Saturday, November 16 for their annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner. This event was hosted by...

Arizona Alumni Welcome Dean Guernsey

November 26, 2013

Alumni from class years 1973 through 2013 came together for a special reception at the Phoenician Resort to welcome Dean Thomas Guernsey and his wife, Kathe Klare, on Thursday, November 14, 2013...

TJSL Unveils New Military Website

November 25, 2013

In recognition of the fact that Thomas Jefferson School of Law has long been a leader in educating active duty service members, veterans, reservists and military spouses, the school has unveiled a...

Professor Bisom-Rapp Goes to Paris

November 21, 2013

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Susan Bisom-Rapp will be traveling again to Paris for the second Grey Zone Project colloquium from January 16-18. The Grey Zone Project, or ZOGRIS as it is...

TJSL Aids In Philippines Relief Efforts

November 20, 2013

In the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan hitting the central Philippines on November 8, TJSL Alums and student organizations are coming together to collaborate relief efforts. They are calling on...