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September 2018

Upcoming Events

Milestone Reunions

Class of 1968 50-Year Reunion

Saturday, September 15, 2018 // 6 p.m.
La Gran Terraza

The Class of 1968 celebrates its 50-Year Milestone Reunion at a special dinner with Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo and his wife Julie Robinso… Read More

Park on Fremont

Las Vegas Alumni Networking Happy Hour

Monday, September 17, 2018 // 6 p.m.
Park on Fremont

Join fellow USD alumni, parents, and friends at this fun happy hour and networking get-together.… Read More

USD Night at Padres

USD Night at Petco Park

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 // 5 p.m.
Basic | Petco Park

Join fellow USD alumni, parents, and friends at a happy hour followed by the Padres vs. Giants baseball game! Please come to either event or… Read More

Blanchard Krasner & French

Reno Alumni Reception

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 // 5:30 p.m.
Blanchard, Krasner & French

Join fellow USD alumni, parents and friends for a reception with the Reno/Tahoe Torero Club!… Read More

Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

34th Nathaniel L. Nathanson Memorial Lecture

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 // 6 p.m.
KIPJ, Room Theatre

Notes from the Near Future: Three Problems (or One?) in Law and Artificial Intelligenceby Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar   … Read More

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The Red Mass

Monday, October 1, 2018 // 6 p.m.
Founders Chapel

Members of the San Diego area bench and bar and the University of San Diego community will gather in USD's Founders Chapel to participate in… Read More

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Law Firm Challenge Reception

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 // 6 p.m.
Torrey Pines Bank, 550 West C Street, Suite 100

Celebrating Our Law Firm Challenge Participants and Alumni!… Read More

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Celebrating Changemakers Brunch with CPIL, CAI & EPIC

Sunday, October 7, 2018 // 10:30 a.m.
Degheri Alumni Center, Room Courtyard

Join us in celebrating the achievements of our three renowned public interest programs—the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL), Chil… Read More


Washington D.C. Alumni Reception

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 // 6 p.m.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Join USD School of Law's Washington D.C. Alumni Chapter for a reception with featured guest speaker Professor Orly Lobel.  Orrick, Her… Read More

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Ethical Journalism's Role in Promoting Civil Discourse about Public Policy

Friday, October 26, 2018 // 5 p.m.
KIPJ, Room Theatre

The University of San Diego School of Law’s Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) and Children’s Advocacy Institute (CAI) are ho… Read More

Metropolitan Grill

Seattle Law Alumni Chapter Kick-Off Reception

Monday, October 29, 2018 // 6 p.m.
Metropolitan Grill

Join us for our Seattle Law Alumni Chapter Kick-Off reception. Metropolitan Grill820 2nd AveSeattle, WA 98104Hosted hors d'oeuvres &am… Read More

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Alumni Spotlights

Judge Espana

Judge Ana España ’82 (JD) Speaks of Her Experiences with Troubled Youth

SAN DIEGO (September 7, 2018) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Alumna Judge Ana España, ’82 (JD), was featur… Read More

Vic Merjanian

Vic Merjanian ’10 (JD) Makes Life-Saving Waves

SAN DIEGO (August 31, 2018) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumnus Vic Merjanian, ’10 (JD), chief executive of Ti… Read More

Adam J. Bass

Adam J. Bass ’91 (JD) Recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as One of Their Most Influential People

LOS ANGELES (August 30, 2018) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Alumnus Adam J. Bass, ’91 (JD), was included in Los … Read More

Robert L. Grimes

Robert L. Grimes ’72 (JD) to Receive Broderick Award at 2018 Red Boudreau Trial Lawyers Dinner

San Diego (August 28, 2018) – Robert L. Grimes, ’72 (JD), with Grimes & Warwick, is being honored with the prestigious Dani… Read More

Joe Chandler

A. Joseph Chandler ’99 (JD) Recognized For Work in Real Estate Law in Best Lawyers in America 2019 Edition

PHOENIX (August 17, 2018) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumnus A. Joseph Chandler, ’99 (JD), has been reco… Read More

Melissa Hensley

Melissa Hensley ’95 (JD) Honored by Texas Diversity Council for Top 50 Women Lawyers Award

DALLAS, TEXAS (August 14, 2018) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Alumna Melissa Hensley, ’95 (JD), was selected by … Read More

Judge Victor E. Bianchini

Hon. Victor E. Bianchini ’63 (JD) Honored with SDSU Alumni Award of Distinction

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (August 14, 2018) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Alumnus Judge Victor E. Bianchini (Ret.), &rsquo… Read More

Courtney Bravo

Courtney Bravo ’18 (JD) Wins Second Place in ABA Competition

San Diego (August 9, 2018) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna, Courtney Bravo ’18 (JD), won second place … Read More

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Recent News

Margaret Dalton

Associate Dean Margaret Dalton ’94 (JD) Named Witkin Award Recipient

SAN DIEGO (September 10, 2018) – San Diego Law Library Foundation has named Associate Dean, Professor of Law and University of San Die… Read More

Mary Jo Wiggins

Professor Wiggins Speaks at SDBCA’s 1st Annual Real Property Conference

SAN DIEGO (September 10, 2018) – On September 7, 2018, University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Professor Mary Jo Wiggins was a fea… Read More

Orly Lobel

Professor Lobel Referenced in Forbes Article

SAN DIEGO (September 10, 2018) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Professor Orly Lobel’s much acclaimed book, Talent … Read More

Professor Orly Lobel

Professor Lobel Ranked as One of the 25 Most-Cited Public Law Scholars in the U.S.

SAN DIEGO (August 30, 2018) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Professor Orly Lobel was named one of the 25 Most-Cited… Read More

Steven Smith

USD School of Law Professor Smith Lectures on the Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

SAN DIEGO (August 30, 2018) – On August 7, 2018, University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Warren Distinguished Professor, Steven Sm… Read More

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Named Scholarships

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LGBTQ Alumni Scholarship

Funding a scholarship is a meaningful way to give back to the law school and serves a vital role in shaping the quality, diversity, and caliber of students graduating from USD. Read more about Named Scholarships.

The LGBTQ Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a student, including entering 1L students, who has demonstrated a commitment to advancing LGBTQ issues. Preference will be given to students who have overcome challenges in pursuit of their education. A group of dedicated alumni, led by Nicholas J. Fox, '11 (JD), fund this annual scholarship.  

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USE Home Ownership Program

USE Credit Union (USECU) offers a Homeownership Program to USD alumni through USECU’s Home Advantage TM - a comprehensive suite of services featuring home search tools, a network of top agents and a cash-back rebate.

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