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JSD Candidate Benjamin Musau Successfully Completes Oral Defense

January 13, 2020

Congratulations are due JSD candidate Benjamin Munywoki Musau, who today successfully completed the oral defense of his dissertation, "Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance Strategies of Kenya."...

TJSL Alum Derek Paradis is one of Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s New Partners

January 10, 2020

Congratulations to TJSL alum Derek Paradis, who has been made a partner at Higgs Fletcher & Mack. Paradis’ practice focuses on business litigation, employment law, and hospitality and retail....

Susan W. Tiefenbrun Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

January 7, 2020

Professor Emeritus Susan Tiefenbrun was awarded the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019.  This honor will be reported globally by Who’s Who. A narrative describing Professor...

3L Sheldon Hunte Will Be a Post-Bar Clerk with the San Diego Public Defender

December 6, 2019

Congratulations to 3L Sheldon Hunte, who has accepted an elite Post Bar Clerkship with the San Diego Office of the Primary Public Defender. The Post-Bar Clerkship is a limited position offered to...

Zafir Huq (3L) Accepts Elite Post-Bar Clerkship with the San Diego Public Defender’s Office

December 5, 2019

Congratulations to 3L Zafir Huq, who has accepted an elite Post Bar Clerkship with the San Diego Office of the Primary Public Defender. The Post-Bar Clerkship is a limited position offered to...

TJSL’s Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic Has Successful Semester

November 25, 2019

Thomas Jefferson Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic Director Nicole Heffel reports: The Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic had a successful semester. Three students, Stephanie Germani ('20), Ntemna...

Alex Hopson (2L) to Receive 2019 Lawyers Club of San Diego Women & the Law Project Scholarship

November 22, 2019

Congratulations to Alexandria Hopson, who will receive the 2019 Lawyers Club of San Diego Women and the Law Project Scholarship. The scholarship was established to recognize a student who...

TJSL Graduate Renee Stackhouse Will Serve as Bar Association President-Elect in 2020

November 19, 2019

TJSL graduate Renee Galente Stackhouse has been elected to serve as the San Diego County Bar Association’s 2021 president and will serve as president-elect in 2020. Renee is a trial lawyer...

TJSL Graduate Steve Vartazarian, Named CAALA 2019 Trial Lawyer of the Year, Profiled by CVN

November 19, 2019

A profile of TJSL graduate Steve Vartazarian, who was named 2019 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, was posted on the Courtroom View Network (CVN) blog...