Student Life

Students at Thomas Jefferson School of Law come from all walks of life, from all over the country and the world. The diversity is what makes us rich in ideas and activities. The school’s location in the heart of downtown San Diego supports a network of student activities and job opportunities. There are dozens of student-run organizations at the school offering professional workshops, networking opportunities, social events and community service projects. Competitive legal teams that travel to competitions around the country are also part of the student experience. Faculty members are a big part of the student experience at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Many faculty members advise the student clubs and organizations as well as plan special guest lecture and event programs. San Diego has great places for play and for study. Students can pick their locale, whether it is with a study group on the beach, on the lawn at a downtown park, or in the corner of a neighborhood eatery. Wherever it is, Thomas Jefferson School of Law is there for you.

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Latest Student News

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

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced Bridget Madden, a 3L student, won the 2017 IDEA Student Writing Competition. This...
By | June 28, 2017

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

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is proud to announce the recipients of the Veterans Clinic Alumni Scholarship for Spring semester 2017. To...
By | June 1, 2017

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Student Lisa Field (3L)'s article published in ABA's law student blog "Before the Bar"

I was in a car on my way to the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and I wondered what I was doing. I live in San Diego. What was I...
By | February 17, 2017

Student Spotlight: Apolinar Montero-Sanchez, December Class 2016

BY: STACY JAMES, CO-MANAGING EDITOR, 2L I interviewed Apolinar “Apollo” last November, one month before he was set to graduate (early and...
By | February 10, 2017

Nadia Akaweih Awarded Sidney B. Williams Jr. Intellectual Property Law Scholarship

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is proud to announce that Thomas Jefferson School of Law student Nadia Akaweih (3L) has been awarded the...
By | January 20, 2017