Presiding Judge Alksne ’92 (JD) and Asst. Presiding Judge Smyth ’85 (BA), ’91 (JD) Deliver State of the Court Address Part II to SDCBA

Alksne and Smyth

SAN DIEGO (May 15, 2020) – The San Diego County Bar Associaton (SDCBA) is hosting an online update from University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumni San Diego County Superior Court Presiding Judge Lorna A. Alksne, ’92 (JD), and Assistant Presiding Judge Michael T. Smyth, ’85 (BA), ’91 (JD), on Wednesday, May 20, from 12 - 1:30 p.m. Court leadership will discuss additional changes to court operations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and answer questions during an informative Q&A. The San Diego Superior Court is anticipating reopening on Tuesday, May 26. 

Alksne is a USD School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. 

Register online for this free SDBCA opportunity available to the San Diego legal community. Non-members must create a profile in order to register. 

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD 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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