USD School of Law Alumna Jennifer H. Cops ’05 (JD) Appointed to Judgeship

Jennifer H. Cops ’05 (JD) Appointed to Judgeship

Judge Jennifer Cops

SAN DIEGO (January 4, 2019) – Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. recently announced the appointment of 12 California superior court judges, including University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna Jennifer H. Cops, ’92 (JD). Judge Cops will be in the Los Angeles County Superior Court, succeeding Judge Brian. S. Currey who was elevated to the Court of Appeal.

Since 2007 Judge Cops has served as a deputy district attorney at the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Prior to that she was an associate at Lawrence, Beach, Allen and Choi from 2005-2007. She received her Juris Doctor from USD School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California, Los Angeles. She is a Democrat.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school's faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 29th nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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