Employment Data - Detail

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Employment Data - Summary

 

Employment Status

Employment Status   2017 2016 2015

Employed
Bar Passage Required

Full-time long-term 211 207 185
Full-time short-term 0 0 2
Part-time long-term 0 1 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number/% 211/93.8% 208/92.9% 187/89.9%
Total Graduates 225 224 208
  Employed
JD Advantage
Full-time long-term 4 3 7
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number/% 4/1.8% 3/1.3% 7/3.4%
Total Graduates 225 224 208
Employed
Professional Position
Full-time long-term 0 1 0
Full-time short-term 0 0 1
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 1 0
Total Number/% 0/0% 2/0.9% 1/0.5%
Total Graduates 225 224 208
  Employed
Non-Professional Position
Full-time long-term 0 0 0
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number/% 0/0% 0/0% 0/0%
Total Graduates 225 224 208
Employed
Law School/University
Funded
Full-time long-term 1 1 1
Full-time short-term 3 2 5
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 1
Total Number/% 4/1.8% 3/1.3% 7/3.4%
Total Graduates 225 224 208
  Employed
 Undeterminable
Full-time long-term 0 0 0
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number/% 0/0% 0/0% 0/0%
Total Graduates 225 224 208
 Pursuing Graduate
Degree Full Time
Total Number/% 0/0% 3/1.3% 1/0.5%
Total Graduates 225 224 208
  Unemployed
Start Date Deferred
Total Number/% 1/0.4% 1/0.4% 0/0%
Total Graduates 225 224 208
Unemployed
Not Seeking
Total Number/% 1/0.4% 2/0.9% 1/0.5%
Total Graduates 225 224 208
  Unemployed
Seeking
Total Number/% 1/0.4% 2/0.9% 4/1.9%
Total Graduates 225 224 208
  Employment Status Unknown Total Number/% 3/1.3% 0/0% 0/0%
Total Graduates 225 224 208

 

Employment Type

Employment Type   2017 2016 2015
Law Firms Full-time long-term 153 148 145
Full-time short-term 1 0 3
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 154 148 148
Law Firms
Solo
Full-time long-term 0 0 0
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 0 0 0
Law Firms
2-10
Full-time long-term 3 2 4
Full-time short-term 1 0 1
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 4 2 5
Law Firms
11-25
Full-time long-term 2 3 1
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 2 3 1
Law Firms
26-50
Full-time long-term 0 1 1
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 0 1 1
Law Firms
51-100
Full-time long-term 3 3 2
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 3 3 2
Law Firms
101-250
Full-time long-term 12 7 13
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 12 7 13
Law Firms
251-500
Full-time long-term 12 19 24
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 12 19 24
Law Firms
501+
Full-time long-term 121 113 100
Full-time short-term 0 0 2
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 121 113 102
Law Firms
Unknown
Full-time long-term 0 0 0
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 0 0 0
Business & Industry Full-time long-term 3 5 8
Full-time short-term 0 0 1
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 3 5 9
Government Full-time long-term 8 11 5
Full-time short-term 1 1 2
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 1 0
Total Number 9 13 7
Public Interest Full-time long-term 4 4 4
Full-time short-term 0 1 0
Part-time long-term 0 1 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 4 6 4
Judicial Clerkships Full-time long-term 45 41 29
Full-time short-term 0 0 2
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 1
Total Number 45 41 32
Judicial Clerkships
Federal-Clerkship
Full-time long-term 38 35 18
Full-time short-term 0 0 2
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 38 35 20
Judicial Clerkships
State & local-Clerkship
Full-time long-term 7 6 11
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 1
Total Number 7 6 12
Judicial Clerkships
Other-Clerkship
Full-time long-term 0 0 0
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 0 0 0
Education Full-time long-term 3 3 2
Full-time short-term 1 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 4 3 2
Employer type unknown Full-time long-term 0 0 0
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 0 0 0
Total Full-time long-term 216 212 193
Full-time short-term 3 2 8
Part-time long-term 0 1 0
Part-time short-term 0 1 1
Total Number 219 216 202