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October 2017

Upcoming Events

Milestone Reunions

2017 Milestone Reunions

Friday, October 20, 2017Sunday, October 22, 2017

The classes of 2012, 2007, 1997, 1987 and 1977 are celebrating milestone reunions on-campus at USD, along with the first All-LLM reunio… Read More

Mock Trial

Mock Trial 30-Year Anniversary Champagne Brunch Celebration

Sunday, October 22, 2017 // 10 a.m.
La Gran Terraza

USD School of Law's award-winning Mock Trial team celebrates its 30-year anniversary over a champagne brunch at La Gran Terraza overlooking … Read More

Las Vegas

Nevada (Las Vegas) Law Alumni Chapter Kick-Off Reception

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 // 6 p.m.
Thorndal Armstrong

Join Dean & Professor of Law Stephen C. Ferruolo and Las Vegas USD law alumni for USD School of Law's Nevada (Las Vegas) Alumni Chapter … Read More


Nevada (Reno) Law Alumni Chapter Kick-Off Reception Featuring Chief Justice Ron D. Parraguirre '85

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 // 6 p.m.
Washoe Public House

Join Dean & Professor of Law Stephen C. Ferruolo and Reno USD law alumni for USD School of Law's Nevada (Reno) Alumni Chapter Kick-… Read More

Careers in the Law

Careers in the Law

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 // 5:30 p.m.
Hahn University Center, Room Forums A, B, C

Attend the 36th Annual Careers in the Law program—the law school's largest and most important alumni and student networking event. Mor… Read More

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New York Alumni Networking Reception

Monday, November 6, 2017 // 6:30 p.m.
Robinson+Cole LLP

The New York Torero Club invites you to reconnect with USD friends old and new. We hope you can join us for this great opportunity to b… Read More

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Washington D.C. Alumni Networking Reception

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 // 6 p.m.
K&L Gates LLP

The Washington D.C. Torero Club invites you to reconnect with USD friends old and new.… Read More

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Chicago Alumni Networking Dinner

Monday, November 13, 2017 // 6 p.m.
Catch 35

The Chicago Torero Club invites you to our last event of 2017!… Read More

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2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon

Friday, November 17, 2017 // 11:30 a.m.
Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside

The University of San Diego School of Law and the Law Alumni Association Board of Directors are pleased to announce the 2017 Distinguished A… Read More

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Regional Alumni Events


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Upcoming Alumni/Student Events

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USD Law Golf Law Society Golf Tournament with Alumni, Students and Faculty

Sunday, November 5, 2017 // 10 a.m.
Riverwalk Golf Club, 1150 Fashion Valley Rd, San Diego, CA 92108

The USD Golf Law Society invites you to its Sixth Annual Golf Tournament at Riverwalk Golf Club.  This event … Read More

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Alumni Spotlight


USD School of Law Alumni Named SD Metro's 40 Under 40

SAN DIEGO  (September 27, 2017) – Congratulations to University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumni who made SD Metro&rs… Read More


USD School of Law Alumni Kevin D. Bush ’85 (JD) and Mark Rackers ’07 (JD) Honored at the Justice for All Celebration

SAN DIEGO  (September 15, 2017) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumni Kevin D. Bush, ’85 (JD) and Mark … Read More

Nick Fox

USD School of Law Alumnus Nick Fox ’11 (JD) Recipient of Bernard E. Witkin Changemaker: Advancing Access to Justice Award

San Diego (September 11, 2017) - University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumnus Nick Fox, ’11 (JD), has been named the recip… Read More

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Recent News

Don Weckstein Professor of Labor and Employment Law Orly Lobel

USD School of Law Professor Orly Lobel Publishes New Book YOU DON’T OWN ME: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side

San Diego (October 4, 2017) – On March 9th, 1959 at New York’s Toy Fair, Mattel introduced a new kind of doll. She was blon… Read More


The Dean's Closet: Now Accepting Donations of Lightly Worn Professional Attire

San Diego (September 28, 2017) - The University of San Diego (USD) School of Law student body is excited to introduce The Dean's Close… Read More

Shawn Fields Politics and Law, Faculty and Staff

Professor Shawn Fields Discusses Cross-Cultural Literacy in the Classroom at National Conference at the University of Minnesota Law School

San Diego (September 21, 2017) –In keeping with the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law’s commitment to inclusion a… Read More

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USD School of Law Professor Dov Fox Named Biocom Life Science Catalyst Award Winner

San Diego (September 15, 2017) – Biocom, the association representing the California life science community, today announced the … Read More

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Alumni Benefits

Alumni Benefits

Monthly Feature: USD Torero Store

Alumni receive a 10% discount on in-store and online purchases at the USD Torero Store by presenting an Alumni Association Membership Card at the register or entering "alumni" at online checkout. The Torero Store is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. 

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Named Scholarships

Named Scholarships

DLA Piper Life Science and Technology 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

Law Firm Challenge captain and Board of Visitors member Erin Gibson, '03 (JD), established this award alongside her colleagues at DLA Piper in 2015. This award is open to any student who currently works or has previously worked at a life science, medical device, or technology company.  

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