Alumni Weekend: Acknowledging Our Past. Celebrating Our Future. The Next 50 Years

Alumni Weekend - April 19-20, 2019

Alumni Weekend has something for everyone. Reconnect with friends, celebrate your reunion year, attend the annual Judicial Mixer and enjoy the Alumni Awards Ceremony, play in the Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament, join the MCLE Seminars, take a tour of campus, or mix and mingle with Western State Alumni at the Alumni Luncheon.

Want to get more involved in the planning process for Alumni Weekend? Join the Alumni Weekend Committee. Contact

Registration coming soon for all events.


11th Annual Judicial Mixer and Awards Reception on Thursday 11th, 2018

James M. Carter and Judith N. Keep U.S. Courthouse, 333 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

Since 2008, TJSL students join faculty, staff and alumni to meet and network with state and federal judges from San Diego County in a social setting. The mixer is also the venue for recognizing those the TJSL Alumni Association have chosen to honor for their contributions to the law school and to the community. This year’s honorees are

  • The Honorable John A. Houston, Senior Judge of the United States District Court of the Southern District of California, who will be recognized for his 20 years of service on the federal bench with the Judicial Officer Service Award.
  • Srinivas Hanumadass ‘03, will receive the Outstanding Service to Community Award.
  • Public Defender Randy Mize ’87, will be honored by the law school and inducted to the TJSL Wall of Fame.

Contact to register to attend the Judicial Mixer.


23rd Annual Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament on Friday, April 19th, 2019

Maderas Golf Course, 17750 Old Coach Rd, Poway, CA 92064


Committee Chair: Joshua M. Bonnici, '10 

Please join us at Maderas Golf Course for this fantastic annual event including golf, dinner and an awards ceremony. Partial proceeds to benefit the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic.

Learn about sponsorship here.


Continuing Legal Education Courses on Saturday, April 20th, 2019

Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 701 B Street, San Diego, CA 92101


Topics TBD. Free for Thomas Jefferson School of Law and Western State alumni of all years; $75 for others.


Western State and Thomas Jefferson Alumni Luncheon on Saturday, April 20th, 2019

Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 701 B Street, San Diego, CA 92101


This year’s Alumni Luncheon will be a time of celebration as we reminisce over the past 50 years and excitedly discuss our future. Thomas Jefferson and Western State alumni will gather to reconnect, break bread, and discuss the challenges and opportunities awaiting the Law School as it moves into its next 50 years. Come to the luncheon ready to share with the Dean your thoughts on the ways in which the Law School can continue its relevance and importance in educating students who are 21st century practice ready and with practical ability.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
(0.5 miles from the Law School)
509 9th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

The Westin San Diego
(0.5 miles from the Law School)
400 W. Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

Hotel Solamar & Jsix Restaurant - San Diego
(0.6 miles from the Law School)
435 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown
(0.2 miles from the Law School)
530 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

The Westgate Hotel
(0.3 miles from the Law School)
1055 Second Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

The US Grant
(0.2 miles from the Law School)
326 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

Travel Tips

When booking your flights, please remember:

  • The San Diego International Airport is a very short ride to the Law School/Downtown and recommended hotels.

  • Fly into the San Diego International Airport (“SAN”)

  • Uber Discount available for new customers



For Questions and More Details

Visit for more info on alumni events throughout the year. Questions? Contact or (619) 961-4254.