Joseph Peter Ostunio

University Studies

Joseph attended the University of California, San Diego where he served as President of Tritons for Israel, New Member Educator of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and as a Representative to Inter-Fraternity Council. He also served as a Prestigious Emerson Fellow during his senior year at UC San Diego. Joseph graduated in 2014 and received his degree in Political Science with a minor in Business.


Prior to attending law school, Joseph worked in both politics on various political campaigns and as an inner-city teacher in the Clark County School District.

Las Vegas October 1 Shooting

After surviving the October 1 shooting in Las Vegas, Joseph founded a local nonprofit that helped survivors of the shooting obtain critical and necessary government services.

Law School

For law school Joseph attended The University of Tennessee as a Dean Scholar. As a law student Joseph worked as Graduate Assistant in the Student Disabilities Services Center assisting at-needs students in achieving their academic goals.

Joseph also worked for the prestigious University of Tennessee College of Law’s Legal Clinic as a Student Attorney in the Community Economic Clinic and Clerked for Clark County District Judges Adriana Escobar and Joanna Kisher.

Education, Activities and Societies

University of Tennessee College of Law

Doctor of Jurisprudence – JD, Law 2018 – 2021

Activities and societies: Phi Alpha Delta, Lawyers as Leaders, Moot Court, UT Legal Clinic, Native American Law, Law Women, Environmental Law, Black Law Students Association and Latino Law Students Association.

UC San Diego

Bachelor’s Degree, Political Science and Business 2011 – 2014

Activities and societies: Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Inter-Fraternity Council, Order of Omega Honor Society, Triton’s for Israel.