Employment Data - Detail

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Employment Data - Summary

 

Employment Status

Employment Status   2015 2014 2013

Employed
Bar Passage Required

Full-time long-term 186 194 207
Full-time short-term 7 6 9
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 1 0 3
Total Number/% 194/93.3%* 200/93.0% 219/90.9%
Total Graduates 208 215 241
  Employed
JD Advantage
Full-time long-term 7 6 4
Full-time short-term 0 0 2
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number/% 7/3.4% 6/2.8% 6/2.5%
Total Graduates 208 215 241
Employed
Professional Position
Full-time long-term 0 1 0
Full-time short-term 1 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number/% 1/0.5% 1/0.5% 0/0%
Total Graduates 208 215 241
  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 208 215 241
  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 208 215 241
 Pursuing Graduate
Degree Full Time
Total Number/% 1/0.5% 1/0.5% 7/2.9%
Total Graduates 208 215 241
  Unemployed
Start Date Deferred
Total Number/% 0/0% 0/0% 0/0%
Total Graduates 208 215 241
Unemployed
Not Seeking
Total Number/% 1/0.5% 3/1.4% 0/0%
Total Graduates 208 215 241
  Unemployed
Seeking
Total Number/% 4/1.9% 3/1.4% 7/2.9%
Total Graduates 208 215 241
  Employment Status Unknown Total Number/% 0/0% 1/0.5% 2/0.8%
Total Graduates 208 215 241
Law School/University
Funded Position
Of Employed
Full-time long-term 1 7 2
Full-time short-term 5 4 7
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 1 0 2
Total Number 7 11 11


*One full-time long-term Bar Passage required position was school-funded at the Duke General Counsel's Office.

Employment Type

Employment Type   2015 2014 2013
Law Firms Full-time long-term 145 133 146
Full-time short-term 3 2 2
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 148 135 148
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 4 0 8
Full-time short-term 1 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 5 0 8
Law Firms
11-25
Full-time long-term 1 4 4
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 1 4 4
Law Firms
26-50
Full-time long-term 1 2 2
Full-time short-term 0 1 1
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 1 3 3
Law Firms
51-100
Full-time long-term 2 5 8
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 2 5 8
Law Firms
101-250
Full-time long-term 13 11 10
Full-time short-term 0 0 1
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 13 11 11
Law Firms
251-500
Full-time long-term 24 18 18
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 24 18 18
Law Firms
501+
Full-time long-term 100 93 96
Full-time short-term 2 1 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 102 94 96
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 8 11 9
Full-time short-term 1 0 4
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 9 11 13
Government Full-time long-term 5 16 14
Full-time short-term 2 0 3
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 2
Total Number 7 16 19
Public Interest Full-time long-term 4 4 3
Full-time short-term 0 3 2
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 0
Total Number 4 7 5
Judicial Clerkships Full-time long-term 29 34 37
Full-time short-term 2 1 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 1 0 1
Total Number 32 35 38
Judicial Clerkships
Federal-Clerkship
Full-time long-term 18 29 21
Full-time short-term 2 1 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 0 0 1
Total Number 20 30 22
Judicial Clerkships
State & local-Clerkship
Full-time long-term 11 5 15
Full-time short-term 0 0 0
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 1 0 0
Total Number 12 5 15
Judicial Clerkships
Other-Clerkship
Full-time long-term 0 0 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 0 1
Education Full-time long-term 2 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 2 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 193 201 211
Full-time short-term 8 6 11
Part-time long-term 0 0 0
Part-time short-term 1 0 3
Total Number 202 207 225