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July 2020

Making an Impact

Interim Dean Margaret A. Dalton

USD Names Vice Dean and Professor of Law Margaret A. Dalton ’94(JD) as Interim Dean of School of Law

SAN DIEGO (July 1, 2020) – The University of San Diego (USD) announced that Vice Dean and Professor of Law Margaret A. Dalton, ’…Read More

Professor Miranda Perry Fleischer

Professor Miranda Perry Fleischer Quoted in CreditCards.com Article About Universal Basic Income and the CARES Act

SAN DIEGO (June 30, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Professor Miranda Perry Fleischer was recently quoted in …Read More

Summer Student Research Fellowship

School of Law Launches Summer Student Research Fellowship Program to Study of Legal and Ethical Issues Relating to COVID-19 Global Pandemic

SAN DIEGO (June 26, 2020)  - The University of San Diego (USD) School of Law has established a Summer Student Research Fellowship Progr…Read More

Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo

Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo Quoted in Daily Journal About February Bar Exam

SAN DIEGO (June 24, 2020) - University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Dean and Professor of Law Stephen C. Ferruolo was interviewed June 1…Read More

Bar Swearing-In Ceremony

USD School of Law Holds Inaugural Virtual Swearing-In Ceremony for February Bar Passers

SAN DIEGO (June 24, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law welcomed approximately 40 bar passers, family members, fr…Read More

Advancing Black Leadership and Scholarship in the Law

USD School of Law Announces the Advancing Black Leadership and Scholarship in the Law Fund

SAN DIEGO (June 19, 2020) - At the conclusion of Friday, June 19, University of San Diego (USD) School of Law’s annual Board of Visito…Read More

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USD School of Law Student Groups Speak Out in Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement

SAN DIEGO (June 18, 2020) – Twenty student organizations at University of San Diego (USD) School of Law issued statements expressing s…Read More

Professor Roy Brooks

Professor Roy Brooks Referenced in MarketWatch Article About Reparations Consideration for Black Americans

SAN DIEGO (June 12, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Warren Distinguished Professor Roy Brooks was referenced in th…Read More

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Children’s Advocacy Institute Awarded Grant to Amplify Voices of Former Foster Youth Regarding Barriers to Economic Mobility

SAN DIEGO (June 10, 2020) —The Children’s Advocacy Institute (CAI), of the University of San Diego School of Law, has been award…Read More

Professor Orly Lobel

Professor Orly Lobel Quoted in Multiple Articles on Non-Disclosure Agreements, Employment and Labor Law Program

SAN DIEGO (June 9, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Warren Distinguished Professor of Law Orly Lobel, a nationally …Read More

Professor Mila Sohoni

Professor of Law Mila Sohoni Awarded 2020 Cudahy Winner by the American Constitution Society

SAN DIEGO (June 5, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law 2019-2020 Herzog Endowed Scholar and Professor of Law Mila…Read More

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Trendsetters, Trailblazers and Transformers

RJS Law

USD School of Law/RJS Law—Tax Controversy Institute—Bringing Tax Expertise to a New Virtual Community

SAN DIEGO (July 7, 2020) – Rising to the Challenge of the Virtual World—RJS Law joins together with USD School of Law, the …Read More

Distinguished Alumni Awards

USD School of Law Announces 2020 Distinguished and Rising Star Recent Alumni Award Honorees

San Diego (July 6, 2020) - University of San Diego (USD) School of Law and the Law Alumni Association Board of Directors are pleased to anno…Read More

SD 50

USD President and School of Law Alumni Honored in San Diego Business Journal’s Inaugural SD 50 Recognizing Extraordinary Leadership

SAN DIEGO (July 2, 2020) – University of San Diego’s (USD) fourth president James T. Harris III, DEd, along with three USD …Read More

Keith M. Gregory

Keith M. Gregory ’84 (JD) Elected to Anti-Defamation League Los Angeles' Executive Committee

SAN DIEGO (June 25, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumnus Keith M. Gregory, ’84 (JD), Snell & Wilmer p…Read More

Alumnus Shawn Burgh

Shawn Burgh ’20 (JD) Interviewed About Recent Supreme Court LGBTQ Ruling

SAN DIEGO (June 23, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumnus Shawn Burgh, ’20 (JD), was interviewed last week…Read More

Jay Jurata

Jay Jurata ’00 (JD) Publishes Article on SEP Issues in Antitrust and IP Law in San Diego Law Review

SAN DIEGO (June 19, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumnus Jay Jurata, ’00 (JD), Orrick partner and head of…Read More

Warren Den

Law Students & New Lawyers: Being Present, Visible, and Successful from Day One

SAN DIEGO (June 16, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumnus Warren Den ’02, (JD), will be moderating a …Read More

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Four USD School of Law Alumnae Included Among Top 25: 2020 Women San Diego Super Lawyers

SAN DIEGO (June 15, 2020) – Super Lawyers recently announced the 2020 San Diego Super Lawyers list, and University of San Diego (USD) …Read More

David Casey, Jr.

David S. Casey, Jr. ’74 (JD) Included Among Top 10: 2020 San Diego Super Lawyers

SAN DIEGO (June 15, 2020) – Super Lawyers recently announced the 2020 San Diego Super Lawyers list, and University of San Diego (USD) …Read More

Tim Scott

Tim Scott ’96 (JD) CEO/Co-Founder of Tega Therapeutics Joins Growing List of Life-Science Funders of COVID-19 Research Fellows

SAN DIEGO (June 12, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumnus Tim Scott, ’96 (JD), Co-Founder and CEO of …Read More

Brittany M. Wunderlich

Brittany M. Wunderlich ’19 (JD) Produces Fisher Phillip’s Guide on California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic

SAN DIEGO (June 11, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna Brittany M. Wunderlich ’19 (JD), an associate at…Read More

Melanie Snyder

Melanie J. Snyder ’04 (JD) Named General Counsel of the Denver Regional Transportation District

SAN DIEGO (June 9, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Alumna Melanie J. Snyder, ’04 (JD), has been named the ge…Read More

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USD Conversations: Movement for Black Lives

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 // 12 p.m.
Via Zoom

Please join us for the following virtual event:…Read More

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Staying Healthy While at Home Featuring Jessie Zaylia ’10 (JD)

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 // 6 p.m.
Via Zoom

This informational Zoom event will be led by USD alumna, lawyer and nutrition coach Jessie Zaylia '10 JD…Read More

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Wine Classic: Virtual Toast from Coast to Coast

Saturday, July 11, 2020 // 4:45 p.m.

On Saturday, July 11, USD’s Alumni Association will host its first virtual Wine Classic. Experience guided tastings with wine makers, …Read More

Tax Controversy Institute

5th Annual USD School of Law - RJS LAW Tax Controversy Institute, presented by Torrey Pines Bank

Friday, July 17, 2020 // 10:30 a.m.
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This year’s USD School of Law – RJS LAW Tax Controversy Institute will be held virtually on July 17, 2020, 10:30am -2:45pm. T…Read More

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Balancing Gratitude and Grief Father Robert Capone ’91 (BA)

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 // 11 a.m.
Via Zoom

Join the USD Alumni Association for a live Zoom event featuring Father Robert Capone '91:…Read More

Milestone Reunions

Class of 1970 50-Year Reunion

Saturday, September 12, 2020 // 6 p.m.
La Gran Terraza

The Class of 1970 celebrates its 50-Year Milestone Reunion at a special reception and dinner. 6 p.m. ReceptionWarren Hall (Formerly More Ha…Read More

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Law Firm Challenge: The Competitive Edge

Law Firm Challenge

Law Firm Challenge Teams Refuse to Give In to the Trials Presented by Virtual, Remote, & Off-Site World in Which We Now Practice—Thank you!

SAN DIEGO (July 7, 2020) – Students at USD School of Law want alumni to know how grateful they are for the resounding support of …Read More

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RJS Law

Bringing Tax Expertise to a New Virtual Community

 Rising to the Challenge of the Virtual World—RJS Law joins together with USD School of Law, the law school’s Tax Program Directors—Professors Miranda Fleischer and Jordan Barry, alumni Ronson Shamoun, ’98 (BAA), ’02 (JD), ’03 (LLM), Steven Toscher, ’79 (JD), Principal, Hochman, Salkin, Toscher, & Perez P.C., and Richard Carpenter, ’84 (JD), to present the 5th Annual USD/RJS LAW Tax Controversy­ Institute on July 17, 2020.  At no charge, Toscher and Shamoun are fielding impressive panels of tax experts and IRS agents to educate and inform their legal colleagues about the most pressing issues facing the tax community.  In the face of COVID-19, tax controversy continues to be a critical consideration for practitioners, tax preparers, and tax analysts and experts alike.  With the longtime support of fellow alumnus of USD School of Business, John Maguire, ’85 (BA), and Torrey Pines Bank, the fifth year of TCI promises to make the careful consideration of complex tax controversy issues accessible to every practitioner.  This year’s topics focus on What Every Practitioner Needs to Know in Handling a Tax Controversy in the COVID-19 Environment and IRS New Emphasis on Fraud Enforcement and Criminal Investigations.

In addition to presenting the Richard Carpenter Award to M. Carr Ferguson, Former Special Assistant to the Attorney General, Tax Division of U.S. Department of Justice and Visiting Professor of Law, USD School of Law, the Tax Controversy Institute is also responsible for funding LLM Tax Scholarships at USD.  The generous support of event underwriters, sponsors, attendees, and organizers is making it possible for students to succeed in their legal studies while also preparing to be practice-ready tax professionals. 

USD School of Law is grateful for the support of RJS LAW—A Tax Law FirmHochman, Salkin, Toscher, & Perez P.C., Richard Carpenter Law Firm, and Torrey Pines Bank for their ongoing and dedicated support.

RJS Law Tax Controversy Institute

Alumni Perks

Tiny Toreros

Tiny Toreros Story Time
Podcast

The USD Alumni Association presents Tiny Toreros Story Time once a week on Saturdays at 9 a.m. PST Stories are for toddlers, preschoolers, and young children. Listen to the Tiny Toreros Story Time at home, in the car, or as you get ready for bedtime.

Stories are narrated in English and Spanish by Claudia Iracema Gonzales '99, '03 Director, International Engagement & Alumni Outreach. New stories are added each week and the Podcast is free/without commercial interruptions on:

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