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Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 172 8 5 21 206
J.D. Advantage 17 0 0 3 20
Professional 10 0 1 0 11
Non-Professional 0 1 1 0 2
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 199 9 7 24 239
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 9
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 12
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 33
Total Graduates 272
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 2 4 0 0 6
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 5 0 0 0 5
2-10 Attorneys 54 3 2 5 64
11-25 Attorneys 22 2 0 0 24
26-50 Attorneys 14 0 0 12 26
51-100 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
101-250 Attorneys 10 0 0 0 10
251-500 Attorneys 12 0 0 0 12
501+ Attorneys 16 0 0 0 16
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 37 4 5 7 53
Government 10 0 0 0 10
Public Interest 1 0 0 0 1
Clerkships
Federal 5 0 0 0 5
State & Local 1 0 0 0 1
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 4 0 0 0 4
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 199 9 7 24 239
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 9
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 12
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 33
Total Graduates 272
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Texas 228
Second Most Common Employment Destination California 3
Third Most Common Employment Destination Oklahoma 2
# Employed in Foreign Countries 0
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 220 2 7 1 230
J.D. Advantage 15 3 0 3 21
Professional 18 2 0 1 21
Non-Professional 0 1 0 0 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 253 8 7 5 273
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 5
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 9
Unemployed - Seeking 6
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 20
Total Graduates 293
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 3 0 3
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 3 0 3
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 5 0 0 0 5
2-10 Attorneys 67 1 5 1 74
11-25 Attorneys 27 0 0 0 27
26-50 Attorneys 12 0 0 0 12
51-100 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
101-250 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
251-500 Attorneys 14 0 0 0 14
501+ Attorneys 24 0 0 0 24
Size Unknown 156667 0 0 0 156667
Business & Industry 58 6 1 4 69
Government 19 1 1 0 21
Public Interest 2 0 0 0 2
Clerkships
Federal 9 0 0 0 9
State & Local 3 0 0 0 3
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 4 0 0 0 4
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 253 8 7 5 273
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 5
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 9
Unemployed - Seeking 6
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 20
Total Graduates 293
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Texas 252
Second Most Common Employment Destination California 3
Third Most Common Employment Destination Virginia 2
# Employed in Foreign Countries 1
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 175 5 5 3 188
J.D. Advantage 24 1 1 1 27
Professional 7 0 0 1 8
Non-Professional 0 0 1 0 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 206 6 7 5 224
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 5
Unemployed - Seeking 13
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 23
Total Graduates 247
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
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 3 0 0 0 3
2-10 Attorneys 49 4 1 0 54
11-25 Attorneys 12 0 0 0 12
26-50 Attorneys 12 0 0 0 12
51-100 Attorneys 5 0 1 1 7
101-250 Attorneys 10 0 0 0 10
251-500 Attorneys 17 0 0 0 17
501+ Attorneys 29 0 0 0 29
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 48 2 4 4 58
Government 11 0 1 0 12
Public Interest 2 0 0 0 2
Clerkships
Federal 4 0 0 0 4
State & Local 4 0 0 0 4
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 206 6 7 5 224
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 5
Unemployed - Seeking 13
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 23
Total Graduates 247
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Texas 204
Second Most Common Employment Destination California 3
Third Most Common Employment Destination Virginia 2
# Employed in Foreign Countries 1
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 177 1 5 3 186
J.D. Advantage 34 0 4 3 41
Professional 7 1 0 1 9
Non-Professional 0 0 0 1 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 218 2 9 8 237
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 1
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 14
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 17
Total Graduates 254
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 1 1
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 0 0 0 1 1
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 7 0 0 0 7
2-10 Attorneys 50 1 1 5 57
11-25 Attorneys 12 0 0 0 12
26-50 Attorneys 12 0 0 0 12
51-100 Attorneys 5 0 1 0 6
101-250 Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
251-500 Attorneys 17 0 0 0 17
501+ Attorneys 28 0 0 0 28
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 54 1 5 1 61
Government 12 0 1 0 13
Public Interest 3 0 0 0 3
Clerkships
Federal 7 0 1 0 8
State & Local 2 0 0 0 2
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 2 0 0 2 4
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 218 2 9 8 237
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 1
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 14
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 17
Total Graduates 254
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Texas 214
Second Most Common Employment Destination New York 4
Third Most Common Employment Destination Missouri 2
# Employed in Foreign Countries 3
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 183 0 2 0 185
J.D. Advantage 17 2 2 0 21
Professional 9 0 0 0 9
Non-Professional 0 0 1 1 2
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 209 2 5 1 217
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 14
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 22
Total Graduates 239
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
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 3 0 0 0 3
2-10 Attorneys 52 1 1 0 54
11-25 Attorneys 19 0 0 0 19
26-50 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
51-100 Attorneys 9 0 0 0 9
101-250 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
251-500 Attorneys 10 0 0 0 10
501+ Attorneys 32 0 0 0 32
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 36 1 3 1 41
Government 18 0 1 0 19
Public Interest 2 0 0 0 2
Clerkships
Federal 6 0 0 0 6
State & Local 3 0 0 0 3
Other 1 0 0 0 1
Education 2 0 0 0 2
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 209 2 5 1 217
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 14
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 22
Total Graduates 239
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Texas 201
Second Most Common Employment Destination Georgia 3
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 2
# Employed in Foreign Countries 2
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 176 2 2 1 181
J.D. Advantage 15 1 1 1 18
Professional 6 1 0 1 8
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 197 4 3 3 207
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 5
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 6
Unemployed - Seeking 16
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 27
Total Graduates 234
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
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 2 0 0 0 2
2-10 Attorneys 55 1 2 0 58
11-25 Attorneys 16 0 0 0 16
26-50 Attorneys 13 0 0 0 13
51-100 Attorneys 4 1 0 0 5
101-250 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
251-500 Attorneys 12 0 0 0 12
501+ Attorneys 27 0 0 0 27
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 33 2 1 3 39
Government 13 0 0 0 13
Public Interest 7 0 0 0 7
Clerkships
Federal 6 0 0 0 6
State & Local 4 0 0 0 4
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 0 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 197 4 3 3 207
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 5
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 6
Unemployed - Seeking 16
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 27
Total Graduates 234
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Texas 189
Second Most Common Employment Destination New York 2
Third Most Common Employment Destination Virginia 2
# Employed in Foreign Countries 3
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 179 1 7 0 187
J.D. Advantage 18 1 2 2 23
Professional 6 1 0 0 7
Non-Professional 0 0 1 0 1
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 203 3 10 2 218
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 15
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 236
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
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 Attorneys 47 1 1 2 51
11-25 Attorneys 20 0 0 0 20
26-50 Attorneys 5 1 1 0 7
51-100 Attorneys 10 0 0 0 10
101-250 Attorneys 11 0 0 0 11
251-500 Attorneys 15 0 0 0 15
501+ Attorneys 36 0 0 0 36
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 30 1 2 0 33
Government 11 0 5 0 16
Public Interest 7 0 1 0 8
Clerkships
Federal 4 0 0 0 4
State & Local 3 0 0 0 3
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 4 0 0 0 4
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 203 3 10 2 218
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 15
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 236
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Texas 202
Second Most Common Employment Destination Virginia 2
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 2
# Employed in Foreign Countries 1
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 192 0 2 0 194
J.D. Advantage 17 1 3 1 22
Professional 2 1 0 2 5
Non-Professional 0 0 0 1 1
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 211 2 5 4 224
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 6
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 9
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 240
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
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 52 0 0 0 52
11-25 Attorneys 20 0 1 0 21
26-50 Attorneys 13 0 1 0 14
51-100 Attorneys 9 0 1 0 10
101-250 Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
251-500 Attorneys 13 0 0 0 13
501+ Attorneys 36 0 0 0 36
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 35 1 2 2 40
Government 10 1 0 0 11
Public Interest 5 0 0 1 6
Clerkships
Federal 6 0 0 0 6
State & Local 3 0 0 0 3
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 2 0 0 1 3
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 212 2 5 4 224
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 6
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 9
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 240
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Texas 204
Second Most Common Employment Destination Washington, D.C. 4
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 2
# Employed in Foreign Countries 0
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 233 1 1 1 236
J.D. Advantage 12 0 2 1 15
Professional 3 2 0 0 5
Non-Professional 1 0 0 0 1
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 249 3 3 2 257
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 15
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 275
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
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 51 1 0 1 53
11-25 Attorneys 24 0 0 0 24
26-50 Attorneys 15 0 0 0 15
51-100 Attorneys 10 0 0 0 10
101-250 Attorneys 16 0 0 0 16
251-500 Attorneys 16 0 0 0 16
501+ Attorneys 49 0 0 0 49
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 23 2 3 1 29
Government 28 0 0 0 28
Public Interest 6 0 0 0 6
Clerkships
Federal 3 0 0 0 3
State & Local 4 0 0 0 4
Other 1 0 0 0 1
Education 2 0 0 0 2
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 249 3 3 2 257
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 15
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 275
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Texas 237
Second Most Common Employment Destination Washington, D.C. 5
Third Most Common Employment Destination California 2
# Employed in Foreign Countries 2
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 160 3 2 2 167
J.D. Advantage 12 1 1 4 18
Professional 2 0 0 0 2
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
School Funded 1 0 0 0 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 175 4 3 6 188
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 3
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 21
Total Graduates 209
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 1 0 0 0 1
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 1 0 0 0 1
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 1 0 0 1 2
2-10 Attorneys 40 3 3 2 48
11-25 Attorneys 14 0 0 0 14
26-50 Attorneys 15 0 0 0 15
51-100 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
101-250 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
251-500 Attorneys 12 0 0 0 12
501+ Attorneys 38 0 0 0 38
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 22 1 0 2 25
Government 9 0 0 0 9
Public Interest 6 0 0 1 7
Clerkships
Federal 5 0 0 0 5
State & Local 1 0 0 0 1
Tribal 0 0 0 0 0
International 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 175 4 3 6 188
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 3
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 21
Total Graduates 209
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination Texas 176
Second Most Common Employment Destination New York 2
Third Most Common Employment Destination Arizona 2
# Employed in Foreign Countries 0

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