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Congratulations to Vince Hall '08 being named CEO of Feeding San Diego!

May 19, 2017

Today, we are happy to announce that Vince Hall has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of Feeding San Diego (FSD). Feeding San Diego is committed to a culture of responsibility and dignity...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn's latest academic commentary published in the Jurist

May 19, 2017

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has responded to the crescendo of outrage by appointing former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate "any links and/or coordination...

Congratulations Thomas Jefferson School of Law Spring Class of 2017

May 18, 2017

Last Saturday, May 13th, the cheers and applause of proud family, friends, and faculty filled Copley Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego as Thomas Jefferson School of Law graduates assembled. To...

Jaime Figueroa Wins Samuel Kossack '15 Social Justice Award

May 16, 2017

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is pleased to announce the winner of the Samuel Kossack '15 Social Justice Award is 2L student Jaime Figueroa for his contributions to the community. To read more,...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Receives $140,000 Gift from Epsten Grinnell & Howell, APC for Trial Advocacy Program

May 11, 2017

Thomas Jefferson School of Law will receive a $140,000 gift from Epsten Grinnell & Howell, APC to support its trial advocacy program. This endowment fund will be known as the Epsten Grinnell...

Student Profile: 2017 Valedictorian Kim Cruz

May 5, 2017
  1. Where did you attend undergrad?

I attended undergrad at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.

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Results of the Third Annual Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition

April 28, 2017

SAN DIEGO, CA, 4/28/17 – Thomas Jefferson School of Law is pleased to announce the results of the Third Annual Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition. To read more, click...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law's CLIMB Program Enters Its 7th Year

April 26, 2017

On April 13th, the Crawford Legal Institute Mentorship Bond Program (CLIMB) completed its seventh year of operations with the largest ever group of student volunteers.  To read more, click...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Student Lands Externship in Russia

April 21, 2017

 This summer, Thomas Jefferson School of Law student Craig Lavrenz (2L) will be flying to Russia to start an externship for the Ford Sollers Holding LLC, an overseas outlet of the Ford Motor...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Dean Thomas Guernsey's latest column in the March/April 2017 edition of San Diego Lawyer magazine

April 13, 2017

There has always been mounting pressure on law schools over the years to increase the number of practice-ready lawyers. Many legal educators and attorneys have also criticized law schools for not...