Get a closer look at these up-and-coming legal professionals, as nominated by other practicing attorneys and selected by a judging panel of legal experts. View this year's finalists.

  • USD School of Law appoints judge as director of graduate tax program

    The University of San Diego School of Law recently announced its appointment of the Hon. David Laro as director of the esteemed graduate tax program effective in 2008. The school's tax law faculty was ranked 10th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2008 list of America's Best Graduate Schools.

  • Meet the judges

    Elizabeth S. Balfour

  • Critics take aim at California's patent shield

    In the lucrative world of patents, the University of California is a major player. It receives by far more patents from the U.S. government than any school in the country. And by licensing out its intellectual property, the university has generated about $500 million in revenue in the past five years.

  • Stingier job market awaits new attorneys

    A law degree isn't necessarily a license to print money these days.

  • Honoring San Diego's promising Young Attorneys

    They work for large, national firms, specialized boutiques and the court system.

  • Strategies for better time management

    Whether you're a legal administrator at a mid-size boutique or a mega-firm with overseas offices, time management is a perennially important issue. Given the diverse assortment of duties you perform on a daily basis, it's critical that you have an effective time management strategy in place.

  • Personal qualities equal to education when seeking new recruits

    Shaun Khojayan, a criminal defense attorney with offices in San Diego and Beverly Hills, sought a young associate by posting on University of San Diego's alumni bulletin board. As the head of one of San Diego's small law firms, he had specific qualities in mind.

  • Many attorneys soar with own practices

    As solo practitioners and small firm settings continue to be one of the fastest growing practice styles in the legal profession, it is not surprising that many of San Diego's top attorneys don't work for a big law firm.

  • Privacy concerns still abound in use of analytics

    As analytics becomes more advanced and more widely used by businesses, privacy issues are a growing concern, and some experts say the laws haven’t yet caught up to the technology.

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San Diego lays claim to Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Year

May 1, 2015 -- MST3 Giacomo Terrizzi, from Coast Guard Sector San Diego, was named the Enlisted Person of the Year, the first time someone from this sector has received the honor.

National News

  • Critics take aim at California's patent shield

    In the lucrative world of patents, the University of California is a major player. It receives by far more patents from the U.S. government than any school in the country. And by licensing out its intellectual property, the university has generated about $500 million in revenue in the past five years.

  • Stingier job market awaits new attorneys

    A law degree isn't necessarily a license to print money these days.

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Young Attorneys - 2014

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Young Attorneys - 2013

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Young Attorneys - 2012

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Young Attorneys - 2011

Join the Transcript as we recognize this year's up-and-coming legal stars with the fifth annual Young Attorneys honor.

Young Attorneys - 2010

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Young Attorneys - 2009

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Young Attorneys - 2008

The Daily Transcript honors San Diego County's promising Young Attorneys.

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