Debra Jorgensen

Debra Jorgensen
Office: PLRC

Tina Calvert
(619) 260-4806

Adjunct Law Professor

  • JD, 1999, University of San Diego
  • BA, 1995, University of California San Diego

Professional Experience

Professor Jorgensen is a legal consultant for Disability Rights California and for the USD Center for Public Interest Law. She held a variety of attorney roles with Disability Rights California, where she mentored staff, conducted trainings and outreach as well as leading negotiations with state agencies related to state and local systems. Previously, Jorgensen was with the Law Office of Marc O. Stern, a civil litigation firm. She has served as a judicial extern for Honorable Napoleon A. Jones, Jr., U.S. District Court, Southern District of California.

Honors and Affiliations

Professor Jorgensen is a board member of the California Chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First, an appointee of both the Cardiac Family Advisory Council at Rady Children’s Hospital and the Self-Determination Advisory Committee at the San Diego Center. She is a past board member of the Legal Aid Association of California.