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Don Rez has been re-appointed to his seat on the University of San Diego School of Law Board of Visitors.

Thomas Jefferson School of Law has signed a restructuring support agreement (RSA) with nearly 90 percent of its bondholders that reduces its debt by two-thirds ($87 million) and reduces annual cash flow obligations by half ($6 million).

The University of San Diego announced Tuesday its acceptance of a nearly $3 million gift from USD alumnus Tom Mulvaney and his wife Karen, who donated to expand the impact of the university's Center for Community Service Learning.

The Association of Business Trial Lawyers-San Diego (ABTL) is hosting its first-ever Mock Trial Tournament between San Diego's three local law schools: California Western School of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and the University of San Diego School of Law. The preliminary rounds will be held at California Western on Nov. 7-8 with the final round to be held downtown at the Edward J. Schwartz U.S. Courthouse on Monday, Nov. 10.

San Diego Chargers center Nick Hardwick is slated to make an appearance at Southwest High School this morning to play a game of football with students -- Financial Football.

Real estate and financial services professionals will gather on Nov. 5 for the University of San Diego’s annual Women in Real Estate Conference.

When legendary bank robber Willie Sutton was asked why he robbed banks, his famous response was, “That’s where the money is.”

California Western School of Law has elected attorney Michael J. Whitton as a member of its board of trustees. Whitton, who is managing partner of the San Diego office of Troutman Sanders, advises and counsels public and private companies, real estate investment trusts, and lending and financial institutions on a variety of complex real estate and business transactions.

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Association will hold its annual Judicial Officers Mixer on Thursday, Oct. 30, bringing together state and federal judges to mingle with TJSL students, faculty and alumni.

California Western School of Law has elected attorney Michael J. Whitton as a member of its board of trustees.

National University has been awarded a $2.1 million federal grant to expand its current support services for at-risk students. It will fund the development of the Pathways for Achieving Student Success (PASS) program.

Clearinghouse Community Development Financial Institution contributed $50,000 to Monarch School in San Diego, a portion of which sent its eighth-grade class on a three-day science camp at the Catalina Island Marine Institute.

On the heels of a successful first year working to make National City more sustainable, San Diego State University’s Sage Project is seeking proposals from other San Diego County municipalities to partner with in the 2015-16 academic year.

Roeling Adams, a client of the California Innocence Project, was released from prison last week after 28 years of incarceration for a crime he did not commit. He was wrongly convicted of a shooting in 1986.

Thomas Jefferson School of Law will hold another of its free employee rights self help clinics Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 5:15-7:30 p.m. Consultations are by appointment only, and there are still a handful of openings for individuals with employment law issues. The free assistance is offered for both English and Spanish speaking individuals. To make an appointment, please call 619-961-4371.

TJSL also will host the Military Spouse JD Networkís annual “Making the Right Moves” Conference on Friday, Oct. 17. The conference is an all-day professional development and leadership training event that will focus on creating and following a successful career path tailored to the unique needs of military spouse attorneys. It also will be an important and relevant event for current and former service members.

The Grossmont Union High School District has announced the completion of two new career technical education buildings at Chaparral High School in El Cajon.

An eight-member team of San Diego State University students took second place at the annual Green Energy Challenge competition hosted at the National Electrical Contractors Association's national convention, NECA San Diego has announced.

Thomas Jefferson School of Law will host the Military Spouse JD Network’s annual “Making the Right Moves” Conference on Friday, Oct. 17.

The 21st Annual Bruce Gorder 5K UC San Diego Walk for Melanoma will take place on Oct. 11, and its organizers hope to place an emphasis this year on dispelling the idea that melanoma only affects older adults.

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