USD School of Law Alumnus and Adjunct Professor Joe Villaseñor ’09 (JD) Named as NCLC Rising Star

Joe Villaseñor ’09 (JD) Named NCLC Rising Star

Joe Villaseñor

SAN DIEGO (November 19, 2019) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Alumnus and Adjunct Professor Joe Villaseñor, ’09 (JD), was named as one of the 2019 Rising Star Award Winners by the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC).

This prestigious award honors a small number of attorneys with less than 15 years of experience who have made significant contributions to the consumer law field. Villaseñor works with the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc., as a Lead Attorney in the Consumer Protection Division.  He received his law degree from USD School of Law. Villaseñor is set to be honored on November 16th at the Consumer Rights Litigation Conference in Boston.

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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 law 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 22nd 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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