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  • June 1, 2015

    As a criminal defense attorney with the Mazzone Law Firm, Laura Shaver ‘11 strives to provide clients with justice through advocacy. “I’ve always loved a good fight,” Shaver said to explain what drew her to criminal defense work. “What better fight than to fight for someone’s freedom? Freedom and the presumption of innocence are rights every human being shoul...

  • June 1, 2015

    Marine veteran Leonel Fuentes Vargas ’15 secured a position at the San Diego Office of the Public Defender as a post bar law clerk. The San Diego Public Defender’s Office offers one of the most competitive and coveted post-bar Clerkship of its kind in the nation. The program affords a select group of recent graduates the opportunity to experience the rigorous yet highly rewarding pr...

  • May 29, 2015

    On Thursday, May 7, 2015, Dean Thomas Guernsey, Director of Alumni Relations Stephanie Marquez, Director of Admissions Tim Spearman and Director of Career Services, Jeffrey Chinn joined Vegas alums and several prospective students at the Las Vegas Alumni Reception at a venue overlooking the Las Vegas Strip. Marcus Threats ’13 and the Thomas Jefferson Alumni Association co-sponsored the ev...

  • May 26, 2015

    Six Thomas Jefferson School of Law May 2015 graduates and one current student recently received a 2015 San Diego La Raza Lawyers Bar Stipend Scholarship.

    The recipients are: Fernanda Oviedo ‘15, Priscilla Ascar ’15, Pedro Garcia ’15, Lizbeth Iniguez 3L, Justin Hall ’15, Jose J. Rodriguez ’15, and Leonel Fuentes V. ’15.

    Rodriguez, Askar and Fuentes...

  • May 22, 2015

    May 2015 graduate A. Karen Barragan has secured a position with the San Diego City Attorney’s Office, Criminal Division, as a post bar law clerk. The Post Bar clerkship affords students the opportunity to experience the demanding practice of a prosecutor. The program is designed to give students not just an understanding of the criminal justice system but also hands on experience with tri...