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ABA 509 report for Florida State University

2015 ABA employment report

Job type

Employed Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 72.6% 1.6% 0% 0.4% 74.6%
J.D. advantage 9.1% 1.6% 0.4% 0% 11.1%
Professional 1.6% 0% 0% 0% 1.6%
Non-professional 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
School funded 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Unknown 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Employed total 83.3% 3.2% 0.4% 0.4% 87.3%
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 2.4%
Unemployed - deferred start date 0%
Unemployed - not seeking 5.2%
Unemployed - seeking 2%
Employment status unknown 3.2%
Non-employed total 12.7%
Total graduates 100%

School-funded jobs

Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
J.D. advantage 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Professional 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Non-professional 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Total law school funded 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Employer type

Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 1.2% 0% 0% 0% 1.2%
2-10 attorneys 17.9% 2.4% 0% 0% 20.2%
11-25 attorneys 4.4% 0% 0% 0% 4.4%
26-50 attorneys 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 2.8%
51-100 attorneys 3.6% 0% 0% 0% 3.6%
101-250 attorneys 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 2.8%
251-500 attorneys 2% 0% 0% 0% 2%
501+ attorneys 2% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Size unknown 0% 0% 0% 0.4% 0.4%
Business & industry 11.5% 0% 0.4% 0% 11.9%
Government 24.2% 0.4% 0% 0% 24.6%
Public interest 3.2% 0% 0% 0% 3.2%
Clerkships
Federal 3.2% 0% 0% 0% 3.2%
State & local 3.6% 0% 0% 0% 3.6%
Other 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Education 1.2% 0.4% 0% 0% 1.6%
Employer type unknown 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Employed total 83.3% 3.2% 0.4% 0% 87.3%
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 2.4%
Unemployed - deferred start date 0%
Unemployed - not seeking 5.2%
Unemployed - seeking 2%
Employment status unknown 3.2%
Non-employed total 12.7%
Total graduates 100%

Employment location

State Total
Most common employment destination Florida 71%
Second most common employment destination Georgia 3.6%
Third most common employment destination New York 3.2%
# Employed in foreign countries 0.8%
Non-employed total 12.7%

This page has been formatted to match the ABA's placement summaries, with minor language and stylistic tweaks for clarity. To view FSU's ABA placement chart, please visit the ABA's website. From time to time, schools update data when they learn more. When possible, we use the most up-to-date data available.

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