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TJSL Students Take Second Place in America’s Finest City Mock Trial Competition

November 8, 2019

Our students recently took second place (number 2 out of 16 teams) at the America's Finest City Mock Trial Competition. Congratulations to Phil Cavello, Patricia Tagufa, Denice Barnes and Sarah...

Judge Joel Wohlfeil (’80) and Attorney Danna Cotman (’96) to Receive Awards at 12th Annual Judicial Mixer

November 7, 2019

Two accomplished alumni will receive awards at the 12th Annual Judicial Mixer, which will be held on November 7. The Honorable Joel R. Wohlfeil (JD '80) will receive the law school's Judicial...

Norra Pe Benito (2L) Attends Peggy Browning Fund Workers' Rights Conference

November 6, 2019

Our student Norra Pe Benito (2L) recently represented TJSL at the annual National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference just outside of Baltimore, MD. She attended thanks to the generosity and...

Four TJSL Students Receive Scholarships at the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation Gala!

November 4, 2019

Congratulations to our wonderful students who received scholarships at the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation Gala, which was held on Saturday, November 2. Pictured are scholarship recipients Alex...

Five TJSL Students Receive Scholarship Awards from San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association

November 4, 2019

At the recent San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Scholarship Fund’s Annual Gala, five TJSL students received scholarship awards. The five students were Jubani Estrada (’20), Olga Gonzalez (’20...

TJSL Grad Hollie Kucera Wins 2019 Mock Markman Competition for Lawyers

November 1, 2019

TJSL graduate and Intellectual Property Fellow Hollie Kucera won first place in both the team and individual competition in the Mock Markman Competition. 

This competition provides patent...

Thomas Jefferson Graduate Johnny Cepeda Gogo Appointed to Superior Court Judgeship

October 28, 2019

On October 25, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of 11 Superior Court Judges, including Thomas Jefferson School of Law graduate Johnny Cepeda Gogo. As noted by the Governor's Office...

Graduates Kim Carter and Melissa Lewis Publish Articles in ABA Publication

October 17, 2019

Two of our graduates have recent publications to their credit. Congratulations to both! Kim Carter wrote an article published in the current edition of the American Bar Association's GPSolo...

Adjunct Professor Randy Grossman quoted in Law360 on NBA controversy with China

October 15, 2019

Congratulations to Adjunct Professor Randy Grossman (JD 1994), who was quoted in Law360 on the NBA's controversy with China. A link to the article is...

Judge Casey Clevenger (JD ’06) Discusses Her Career

October 1, 2019

Judge Casey Clevenger (JD '06) discussed her career, including her time as a student at Thomas Jefferson School of Law and life as a judge in Missouri, at a recent panel...