Employment Data - Detail

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Employment Data - Summary

 

Employment Status

Employment Status   2014 2013 2012
Employed
Bar Passage Required
Full-time long-term 194 207 192
Full-time short-term 6 9 13
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 3 6
Total Number/% 200/93.0% 219/90.9% 211/93.8%
Total Graduates 215 241 225
  Employed
JD Advantage
Full-time long-term 6 4 4
Full-time short-term 0 2 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 1
Total Number/% 6/2.8% 6/2.5% 5/2.2%
Total Graduates 215 241 225
Employed
Professional Position
Full-time long-term 1 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/% 1/0.5% 0/0% 0/0%
Total Graduates 215 241 225
  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 1
Total Number/% 0/0% 0/0% 1/0.4%
Total Graduates 215 241 225
  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 215 241 225
 Pursuing Graduate
Degree Full Time
Total Number/% 1/0.5% 7/2.9% 2/0.9%
Total Graduates 215 241 225
  Unemployed
Start Date Deferred
Total Number/% 0/0% 0/0% 0/0%
Total Graduates 215 241 225
Unemployed
Not Seeking
Total Number/% 3/1.4% 0/0% 2/0.9%
Total Graduates 215 241 225
  Unemployed
Seeking
Total Number/% 3/1.4% 7/2.9% 3/1.3%
Total Graduates 215 241 225
  Employment Status Unknown Total Number/% 1/0.5% 2/0.8% 1/0.4%
Total Graduates 215 241 225
Law School/University
Funded Position
Of Employed
Full-time long-term 7 2 1
Full-time short-term 4 7 7
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 2 4
Total Number 11 11 12

 

Employment Type

Employment Type   2014 2013 2012
Law Firms Full-time long-term 133 146 121
Full-time short-term 2 2 3
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 2
Total Number 135 148 126
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 0 8 2
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 2
Total Number 0 8 4
Law Firms
11-25
Full-time long-term 4 4 2
Full-time short-term 0 0 1
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 4 4 3
Law Firms
26-50
Full-time long-term 2 2 1
Full-time short-term 1 1 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 3 3 1
Law Firms
51-100
Full-time long-term 5 8 1
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 5 8 1
Law Firms
101-250
Full-time long-term 11 10 3
Full-time short-term 0 1 1
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 11 11 4
Law Firms
251-500
Full-time long-term 18 18 21
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 18 18 21
Law Firms
501+
Full-time long-term 93 96 91
Full-time short-term 1 0 1
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 94 96 92
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 11 9 9
Full-time short-term 0 4 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 3
Total Number 11 13 12
Government * Full-time long-term 16 14 10
Full-time short-term 0 3 3
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 2 0
Total Number 16 19 13
Public Interest * Full-time long-term 4 3 11
Full-time short-term 3 2 5
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 3
Total Number 7 5 19
Judicial Clerkships Full-time long-term 34 37 44
Full-time short-term 1 0 2
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 1 0
Total Number 35 38 46
Judicial Clerkships
Federal-Clerkship
Full-time long-term 29 21 29
Full-time short-term 1 0 2
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 1 0
Total Number 30 22 31
Judicial Clerkships
State & local-Clerkship
Full-time long-term 5 15 15
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 5 15 15
Judicial Clerkships
Other-Clerkship
Full-time long-term 0 1 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 1 0
Education Full-time long-term 3 2 1
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 3 2 1
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 201 211 196
Full-time short-term 6 11 13
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 3 8
Total Number 207 225 217

 

* Until 2013, Public Defenders were classified as Public Interest. Now they are classified as Government.