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Governor Jerry Brown Appoints Alumna Laura Miller (’93) to Superior Court Judgeship

December 10, 2018

Congratulations are due alumna Laura Miller (’93), who on Friday, December 7th was appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown to a judgeship in the San Diego County Superior Court. A...

Professor Lilys McCoy Sworn in as President of San Diego County Bar Association

December 7, 2018

On Thursday, December 6, TJSL Professor Lilys McCoy was sworn in as President of the San Diego County Bar Association at the Association’s Stepping Up to the Bar event at the New Children’s Museum...

Thomas Jefferson Alumni Realize Their Dreams of Becoming Attorneys

December 7, 2018

The State Bar of California swore in its newest group of attorneys on December 5, 2018, at the Marriot Marquis.  Presiding Justice Judith McConnell officiated the ceremony, which included her...

Register for TJSL’s 19th Annual Women and the Law Conference

December 6, 2018

Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s 19th Annual Women and the Law Conference, The Way Forward: Gender, LGBTQIA Rights, and Religious Liberties, will be held from 12:30 – 5...

Naomi Butler (3L) Receives the 2018 TJSL Women and the Law Project Appreciation Award

December 4, 2018

Congratulations to 3L Naomi Butler, who has been selected for the 2018 Thomas Jefferson School of Law Women and the Law Project Appreciation Award. This is a new award, which will be presented to...

3Ls Laura Palacios and Marissa Jimenez Land Graduate Law Clerk Positions with the District Attorney

November 30, 2018

Thomas Jefferson has long been a pipeline for attorneys into the San Diego criminal law community, and two current students are continuing this tradition.  Third-year students and Criminal Law...

Casey Amorelli-Oberjuerge (’17) is the Newest Associate at the Adler Law Group

November 29, 2018

Alumna Casey Amorelli-Oberjuerge (’17) is the Adler Law Group’s newest associate. Casey joined the firm this fall. Casey’s work has special resonance in California. She represents victims of...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Announces New Partnership with BARBRI

November 28, 2018

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is pleased to announce a new relationship with BARBRI, the bar preparation company chosen by the vast majority of law students across the nation.  Our agreement will...

Yahaira Aristy (left) and Abrina Wheatfall (right)

TJSL Represented at the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation Gala: Yahairah Aristy (’04) New President

November 28, 2018

Thomas Jefferson School of Law was well-represented at November’s Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation’s 42nd Annual Scholarship Awards and Gala.  TJSL Professor KJ Greene served as master of ceremonies...

Stella Goodrich (’17) is SDG & E’s Newest Litigation Research Attorney

November 26, 2018

2017 alumna Stella Goodrich is the newest Litigation Research Attorney for San Diego Gas & Electric. While working toward her J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, she also worked for tech...