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  • July 7, 2014

    San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association awarded its fourth annual Bar Stipend Scholarships on Thursday, May 22 at Fred’s Café in Old Town. SDLRLA presented seven Bar Stipend Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 aimed at providing financial support to inspirational graduates sitting for the Bar in July 2014, or February 2015. 

    “The award was granted to applicants who ...

  • July 3, 2014

    23 Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumi have been named the

  • July 3, 2014

    Former Board of Trustees member Robert ‘Bob’ Ames was honored with the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees Medal of Honor. Mr. Ames served on the Board from 2001–2013 and was a founding member of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Board of Trustees.

    Mr. Ames was a vital player on the leadership team whose vision and planning also have ensured the law school&...

  • July 3, 2014

    By Shana Avery, 2L, CSLP Fellow

    On Thursday, June 19, 2014, nine Thomas Jefferson School of Law Center for Sports Law and Policy (CSLP) Fellows visited the Callaway Golf facility in Carlsbad, California. Once inside the beautiful building, Fellows Charles “Oli” Barwald, Shana Avery, Rachel Travis, Rachel Baum, Alfredo Bustamante, Bradley Walker, Andrea Simmons, Jord...

  • June 17, 2014

    After graduating from TJSL in May 2005 and immediately passing the bar, Matt Spiegel began working in one of San Diego’s largest consumer law firms practicing criminal defense. Spiegel would not have predicted the exact path his career would follow but, “If you were to ask me when I was 16 years old what I thought I would be doing at this point in my life, the answer would probably ...