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Columbia, SC
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ABA 509 report for University of South Carolina

2019 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 145 0 2 2 149
J.D. advantage 16 1 2 0 19
Professional 1 0 0 1 2
Non-professional 1 1 1 2 5
School funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 163 2 5 5 175
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 6
Unemployed - deferred start date 2
Unemployed - not seeking 6
Unemployed - seeking 15
Employment status unknown 1
Non-employed total 30
Total graduates 205

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 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 attorneys 34 0 1 2 37
11-25 attorneys 17 0 0 0 17
26-50 attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
51-100 attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
101-250 attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
251-500 attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
501+ attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
Size unknown 3 0 0 0 3
Business & industry 9 2 2 3 16
Government 26 0 0 0 26
Public interest 7 0 0 0 7
Clerkships
Federal 3 0 1 0 4
State & local 33 0 1 0 34
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 4 0 0 0 4
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 163 2 5 5 175
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 6
Unemployed - deferred start date 2
Unemployed - not seeking 6
Unemployed - seeking 15
Employment status unknown 1
Non-employed total 30
Total graduates 205

Employment location

State Total
Most common employment destination South Carolina 133
Second most common employment destination North Carolina 11
Third most common employment destination Georgia 7
# Employed in foreign countries 1
Non-employed total 30

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