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Employment reports

Employment status Long term
full time
Long term
part time
Short term
full time
Short term
part time
Total
Bar passage required 21 1 9 0 31
J.D. advantage 8 2 4 2 16
Professional 9 0 1 0 10
Non-professional 3 0 3 0 6
Unknown 3 0 0 0 3
Employed total 44 3 17 2 66
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 0
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 3
Unemployed - seeking 50
Employment status unknown 3
Non-employed total 57
Total graduates 123
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 1 1 0 2
Employed Long term
full time
Long term
part time
Short Term
full time
Short Term
part time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 0 0 5 0 5
2-10 attorneys 8 0 6 0 14
11-25 attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
26-50 attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
51-100 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
Size unknown 7 0 1 0 8
Business & industry 21 1 3 2 27
Government 0 0 1 0 1
Public interest 2 1 1 0 4
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & local 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 1 0 1
Employer type unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Employed total 44 2 18 2 66
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 0
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 3
Unemployed - seeking 50
Employment status unknown 3
Non-employed total 57
Total graduates 123
Employment Location State Total
Most common employment destination California 54
Second most common employment destination Maine 1
Third most common employment destination Massachusetts 1
# 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 58 10 0 0 68
J.D. advantage 19 1 1 3 24
Professional 6 3 4 2 15
Non-professional 1 4 0 2 7
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 84 18 5 7 114
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 2
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 7
Unemployed - seeking 40
Employment status unknown 6
Non-employed total 56
Total graduates 170
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 5 0 0 0 5
2-10 attorneys 34 8 1 0 43
11-25 attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
26-50 attorneys 5 1 0 0 6
51-100 attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
101-250 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size unknown 4 1 0 2 7
Business & industry 19 7 2 5 33
Government 7 0 1 0 8
Public interest 2 1 1 0 4
Clerkships
Federal 1 0 0 0 1
State & local 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer type unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Employed total 84 18 5 7 114
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 2
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 7
Unemployed - seeking 40
Employment status unknown 6
Non-employed total 56
Total graduates 170
Employment Location State Total
Most common employment destination California 103
Second most common employment destination Washington, D.C. 1
Third most common employment destination Nevada 1
# 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 56 10 2 1 69
J.D. advantage 8 4 4 1 17
Professional 19 4 0 3 26
Non-professional 1 2 0 0 3
Unknown 0 0 0 1 1
Employed total 84 20 6 6 116
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 2
Unemployed - deferred start date 0
Unemployed - not seeking 1
Unemployed - seeking 86
Employment status unknown 5
Non-employed total 94
Total graduates 210
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 1 0 0 2
2-10 attorneys 29 7 1 1 38
11-25 attorneys 11 2 0 0 13
26-50 attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
51-100 attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
101-250 attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
251-500 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
Size unknown 3 1 0 0 4
Business & industry 24 7 2 4 37
Government 4 1 3 0 8
Public interest 2 1 0 0 3
Clerkships
Federal 1 0 0 0 1
State & local 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 1 1
Employed total 84 20 6 6 116
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 2
Unemployed - deferred start date 0
Unemployed - not seeking 1
Unemployed - seeking 86
Employment status unknown 5
Non-employed total 94
Total graduates 210
Employment Location State Total
# 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 53 5 2 3 63
J.D. advantage 32 8 1 17 58
Professional 7 3 0 0 10
Non-professional 2 3 0 1 6
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 94 19 3 21 137
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 3
Unemployed - deferred start date 3
Unemployed - not seeking 5
Unemployed - seeking 39
Employment status unknown 7
Non-employed total 57
Total graduates 194
School-funded jobs
Long term
full time
Long term
part time
Short Term
full time
Short Term
part time
Total
Bar passage required 0 1 0 0 1
J.D. advantage 0 0 0 14 14
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total law school funded 0 1 0 14 15
Employed Long term
full time
Long term
part time
Short Term
full time
Short Term
part time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 3 1 0 0 4
2-10 attorneys 42 7 1 5 55
11-25 attorneys 8 0 1 1 10
26-50 attorneys 3 1 0 0 4
51-100 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
251-500 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
Size unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & industry 27 7 1 1 36
Government 4 0 0 0 4
Public interest 0 1 0 4 5
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & local 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 3 2 0 10 15
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 94 19 3 21 137
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 3
Unemployed - deferred start date 3
Unemployed - not seeking 5
Unemployed - seeking 39
Employment status unknown 7
Non-employed total 57
Total graduates 194
Employment Location State Total
Most common employment destination California 125
Second most common employment destination Florida 2
Third most common employment destination Washington, D.C. 1
# 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 30 4 2 0 36
J.D. advantage 30 7 2 1 40
Professional 4 0 1 0 5
Non-professional 3 4 0 0 7
School funded 9 0 0 5 14
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 76 15 5 6 102
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 9
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 3
Unemployed - seeking 22
Employment status unknown 4
Non-employed total 39
Total graduates 141
School-funded jobs
Long term
full time
Long term
part time
Short Term
full time
Short Term
part time
Total
Bar passage required 6 0 0 0 6
J.D. advantage 3 0 0 5 8
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total law school funded 9 0 0 5 14
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 37 10 0 1 48
11-25 attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
26-50 attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
51-100 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 attorneys 2 0 1 0 3
251-500 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
Size unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & industry 16 5 2 0 23
Government 5 0 1 0 6
Public interest 1 0 0 4 5
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & local 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 3 0 1 1 5
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 76 15 5 6 102
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 9
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 3
Unemployed - seeking 22
Employment status unknown 4
Non-employed total 39
Total graduates 141
Employment Location State Total
Most common employment destination California 97
Second most common employment destination Texas 1
Third most common employment destination Arizona 1
# 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 38 5 1 1 45
J.D. advantage 12 10 3 4 29
Professional 2 1 0 0 3
Non-professional 4 1 0 2 7
School funded 0 0 0 12 12
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 56 17 4 19 96
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 5
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 6
Unemployed - seeking 19
Employment status unknown 1
Non-employed total 32
Total graduates 128
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 11 11
Professional 0 0 0 1 1
Non-professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total law school funded 0 0 0 12 12
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 28 11 0 4 43
11-25 attorneys 5 1 1 0 7
26-50 attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
51-100 attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
101-250 attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
251-500 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ attorneys 2 0 1 0 3
Size unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & industry 12 4 2 3 21
Government 3 1 0 0 4
Public interest 2 0 0 6 8
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & local 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 6 6
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 56 17 4 19 96
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 5
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 6
Unemployed - seeking 19
Employment status unknown 1
Non-employed total 32
Total graduates 128
Employment Location State Total
Most common employment destination California 89
Second most common employment destination Nevada 2
Third most common employment destination Illinois 1
# 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 44 4 0 1 49
J.D. advantage 15 8 3 4 30
Professional 5 0 0 0 5
Non-professional 0 3 0 0 3
School funded 0 0 0 5 5
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 64 15 3 5 92
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 11
Unemployed - deferred start date 2
Unemployed - not seeking 8
Unemployed - seeking 34
Employment status unknown 2
Non-employed total 57
Total graduates 149
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 5 5
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 31 8 2 3 44
11-25 attorneys 10 2 1 1 14
26-50 attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
51-100 attorneys 2 1 0 0 3
101-250 attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
251-500 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & industry 10 3 0 1 14
Government 5 0 0 0 5
Public interest 2 1 0 5 8
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & local 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 64 15 3 10 92
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 11
Unemployed - deferred start date 2
Unemployed - not seeking 8
Unemployed - seeking 34
Employment status unknown 2
Non-employed total 57
Total graduates 149
Employment Location State Total
Most common employment destination California 85
Second most common employment destination Texas 2
Third most common employment destination Hawaii 2
# Employed in foreign countries 0

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