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Brian Hannula (JD '10) Negotiates Record $90 Million Deal for Client, an NFL player!

September 10, 2019

Congratulations to TJSL graduate Brian Hannula (JD '10), who negotiated a record $90 million deal for his client, an NFL player! The story and information on how Brian has pursued his career as a...

Najmah Brown (JD’13) – Forging a Successful Career from California to Kuwait

August 15, 2019

Alumna Najmah Brown (JD ’13) was recently interviewed by the LexisNexis publication MENA (Middle East North Africa) Business Law Review about living and practicing law in Kuwait. Najmah, who after...

Alumnus Steve Vartazarian Wins Record $113.4 Million Verdict for Client

July 16, 2019

Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson School of Law alumnus Steve Vartazarian and his associate Matt Whibley, both of the The Vartazarian Law Firm, who appeared on the ...

Thomas Jefferson’s Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic Participated in San Diego Stand Down for Homeless Veterans

July 2, 2019

This past weekend, students, faculty and alumni affiliated with the Thomas Jefferson Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (TJVLAC) participated in San Diego’s annual Stand Down for homeless veterans...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Students Recognized by Legal Aid Society of San Diego

June 18, 2019

On May 31, 2019, the efforts of TJSL law students were recognized at the Legal Aid Society of San Diego (LASSD) Pro Bono Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held at the Westin Gaslamp Hotel. The...

Elizabeth "Libby" Jamison ('06) Named 2019 Military.com Spouse Changemaker of the Year!

June 14, 2019

Elizabeth (“Libby”) Jamison (’06) was recently named the 2019 Military.com Spouse Changemaker of the Year for her advocacy work on military spouse employment issues, including passage of the...

New Attorney Swearing-In Ceremony

June 5, 2019

The State Bar of California held its San Diego swearing-in event at the Marriot Marquis on the waterfront and welcomed new attorneys to the profession on June 4, 2019. Presiding Justice Judith...

Veterans Clinic Alumni Scholarship Winners for Spring 2019

May 20, 2019

The Thomas Jefferson Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic has announced the winners of Alumni Scholarships for the Spring 2019 semester.  They are Jodi Peters and Maria Gabriella Russo.  Ms. Peters...

Renee Galente Stackhouse ('08) is a 2019 MOXIE Honoree!

May 20, 2019

Congratulations to alumna Renee Galente Stackhouse (’08), who is a 2019 MOXIE Honoree! "The MOXIE Honorees are women who are transforming their communities and inspiring future generations through...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Community Members Honored by the SDCBA

May 7, 2019

On May 1, 2019, the San Diego County Bar Association recognized its 2019 SDCBA Annual Service Awards recipients at the Westin Emerald Plaza in downtown San Diego.  Thomas Jefferson School of Law...