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University of Memphis: 2022 ABA 509 Report

Job type

Employed Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 60.3% 0.8% 0.8% 0% 62%
J.D. advantage 11.6% 1.7% 1.7% 1.7% 16.5%
Professional 4.1% 0% 0% 0% 4.1%
Non-professional 0.8% 0.8% 0% 0% 1.7%
School funded 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Unknown 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Employed total 76.9% 3.3% 2.5% 1.7% 84.3%
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 1.7%
Unemployed - deferred start date 1.7%
Unemployed - not seeking 0%
Unemployed - seeking 12.4%
Employment status unknown 0%
Non-employed total 15.7%
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 1.7% 0% 0% 0% 1.7%
2-10 attorneys 20.7% 0% 0% 0% 20.7%
11-25 attorneys 5.8% 0% 0% 0% 5.8%
26-50 attorneys 6.6% 0% 0% 0% 6.6%
51-100 attorneys 1.7% 0% 0% 0% 1.7%
101-250 attorneys 2.5% 0% 0% 0% 2.5%
251-500 attorneys 1.7% 0% 0% 0% 1.7%
501+ attorneys 2.5% 0% 0% 0% 2.5%
Size unknown 0% 0% 0% 0.8% 0.8%
Business & industry 10.7% 2.5% 0.8% 0% 14%
Government 6.6% 0.8% 0% 0% 7.4%
Public interest 7.4% 0% 0.8% 0% 8.3%
Clerkships
Federal 4.1% 0% 0.8% 0% 5%
State & local 3.3% 0% 0% 0% 3.3%
Tribal 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
International 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Education 1.7% 0% 0% 0.8% 2.5%
Employer type unknown 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Employed total 76.9% 3.3% 2.5% 1.7% 84.3%
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 1.7%
Unemployed - deferred start date 1.7%
Unemployed - not seeking 0%
Unemployed - seeking 12.4%
Employment status unknown 0%
Non-employed total 15.7%
Total graduates 100%

Employment location

State Total
Most common employment destination Tennessee 66.1%
Second most common employment destination Texas 2.5%
Third most common employment destination Florida 2.5%
# Employed in foreign countries 0%
Non-employed total 15.7%

This page has been formatted to match the ABA's placement summaries, with minor language and stylistic tweaks for clarity. To view Memphis'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.