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Thomas Jefferson School of Law 2017 Samuel Kossack '15 Social Justice Award Winner and student Jaime Figueroa (3L) to receive Espiritu de la Comunidad Award

August 11, 2017

Local Hispanic community leaders and elected officials will be recognized for their service in an awards ceremony during the Latino Book & Family Festival at 11:00 a.m. on August 12 at...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Scholarship and Professor of Law Susan Bisom-Rapp quoted by Fox Business

August 9, 2017

The Google engineer fired for a writing a memo asserting biological causes behind the tech gender gap is likely to face significant hurdles in any legal action against his ex-employer, experts say...

International Students Participate in Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Legal English Program

August 9, 2017

 Last month, Thomas Jefferson School of Law hosted forty law students and lawyers from Brazil and China for its Legal English Program. To read more, click...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Scholarship and Professor of Law Susan Bisom-Rapp quoted in story from Northern California Record

August 8, 2017

Members of the California Assembly's Committee of Labor and Employment are attempting to pass a bill that will require state employers to provide existing employees with more work hours before...

Marty Burbank '02 featured in Los Alamitos Patch story

July 24, 2017

 From the Los Alamitos/Seal Beach Rotary Club: The Los Alamitos/Seal Beach Rotary held its regular meeting at Griffins Grill on July 18th . The Club welcomed as main speaker Mr....

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustee Member L. Tracee Lorens '90 to Receive the 2017 Attorney of the Year Award

July 21, 2017

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustee Member and Alumn L. Tracee Lorens '90 will be the recipient of the State Bar of California Solo and Small Firm Section Attorney of the Year Award,...

Leslie Alexander '77 Featured in Houston Chronicle Story

July 19, 2017

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has put his team up for sale, 24 years after buying it for $85 million. And if recent history is any guide, he's going to get quite the return on his...

Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustee Member L. Tracee Lorens '90 for winning the State Bar of California 2017 Attorney of the Year Award!

July 18, 2017

The State Bar Solo and Small Firm Section is pleased to announce that San Diego County attorney L. Tracee Lorens is the honored recipient of the 2017 Attorney of the Year Award.  The Solo...

Class-action lawsuit filed by Kath Rogers '16 and her partner covered in San Diego Union Tribune

July 18, 2017

A class-action lawsuit filed in federal court Monday is seeking to stop the city of San Diego from ticketing people for having tents and other possessions on public sidewalks. To read more, click...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Climate Law & Policy Kath Rogers '16 featured in Voice of San Diego Story

July 17, 2017

A class action filed this weekend urges the city to stop issuing violations against homeless residents using a city code intended to target trash dumpsters. It represents the latest legal move to...