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Thomas Jefferson School of Law Student Bridget Madden (3L) Wins IDEA Student Writing Competition

June 28, 2017

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced Bridget Madden, a 3L student, won the 2017 IDEA Student Writing Competition. This competition was organized by IDEA: The Journal of the Franklin...

Marc Kohnen '06 Wins "Chokehold" Case

June 23, 2017

A San Diego jury found Robert Branch III not guilty of all charges related to a May 2015 confrontation with a plainclothes sheriff's detective who put Branch in a hold that rendered him...

Imperial County Superior Court Judge Christopher Plourd '81 featured in Imperial Valley Press

June 19, 2017

For the past three decades, Imperial County Superior Court Judge Christopher Plourd has had the opportunity to observe and, more recently, help determine how forensic science is used in the...

Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Newest Attorneys

June 14, 2017

Last week, Thomas Jefferson School of Law bar passers, their families and friends along with Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees members, alumni, faculty and staff came together on...

Joshua Bonnici '10 and Nicholas Moore '12 Showcased in May/June 2017 Issue of San Diego Lawyer

June 13, 2017

Joshua Bonnici '10 article showcased in the latest issue of San Diego Lawyer (May/June 2017) p. 20-21. Nicholas Moore '12 is also quoted on p. 8. To read more, click...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Adjunct Professor Mark T. Cumba Wins Edward D. Ohlbaum Professionalism Award

June 9, 2017

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Adjunct Professor Mark T. Cumba received the Edward D. Ohlbaum Professionalism Award, which recognizes an individual whose life and practice display "sterling...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees Elects New Chair Randy M. Grossman

June 2, 2017

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees today announced the election of its new Board Chair, Randy M. Grossman.  To read more, click...

Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Veterans Clinic Alumni Scholarship Recipients

June 1, 2017

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is proud to announce the recipients of the Veterans Clinic Alumni Scholarship for Spring semester 2017. To read more, click...

Recent Grad Profile: Lucas Hirsty '17 Offered Post Bar Clerkship with San Diego Public Defender's Office

May 26, 2017

1.   Where did you attend undergrad?

I attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana

2.    When...

Congratulations to David Majchrzak '02 on his promotion to Senior Counsel!

May 23, 2017

Klinedinst PC is very pleased to announce the promotion of three of its California attorneys. David Majchrzak and Brian Murphy have been elevated to Senior Counsel, and Michael Carruth has been...