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We no longer update information about William Mitchell because of one or more of the following reasons:

  • The school merged with another school
  • The school closed
  • The school lost its ABA accreditation

Employment reports

Employment status Long term
full time
Long term
part time
Short term
full time
Short term
part time
Total
Bar passage required 123 24 4 8 159
J.D. advantage 30 5 3 6 44
Professional 32 4 0 1 37
Non-professional 3 0 5 1 9
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 188 33 12 16 252
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 1
Unemployed - deferred start date 0
Unemployed - not seeking 10
Unemployed - seeking 19
Employment status unknown 0
Non-employed total 30
Total graduates 282
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 0 1 2
Employed Long term
full time
Long term
part time
Short Term
full time
Short Term
part time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 11 0 0 0 11
2-10 attorneys 50 2 4 4 60
11-25 attorneys 10 3 1 0 14
26-50 attorneys 5 0 0 1 6
51-100 attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
101-250 attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
251-500 attorneys 2 9 0 2 13
501+ attorneys 1 1 0 0 2
Size unknown 5 2 0 0 7
Business & industry 47 10 4 2 63
Government 15 3 1 2 21
Public interest 7 1 0 1 9
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & local 26 0 0 0 26
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 1 2
Employer type unknown 0 2 2 3 7
Employed total 188 33 12 16 252
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 1
Unemployed - deferred start date 0
Unemployed - not seeking 10
Unemployed - seeking 19
Employment status unknown 0
Non-employed total 30
Total graduates 282
Employment Location State Total
Most common employment destination Minnesota 210
Second most common employment destination Iowa 5
Third most common employment destination California 3
# 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 156 4 7 5 172
J.D. advantage 49 7 6 2 64
Professional 14 3 1 1 19
Non-professional 1 0 1 2 4
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 220 14 15 10 259
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 2
Unemployed - deferred start date 0
Unemployed - not seeking 7
Unemployed - seeking 32
Employment status unknown 3
Non-employed total 44
Total graduates 303
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 7 2 0 1 10
2-10 attorneys 46 3 0 3 52
11-25 attorneys 12 0 0 0 12
26-50 attorneys 11 0 1 1 13
51-100 attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
101-250 attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
251-500 attorneys 2 0 1 0 3
501+ attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
Size unknown 2 0 0 0 2
Business & industry 61 7 10 2 80
Government 25 1 1 1 28
Public interest 6 1 0 2 9
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & local 29 0 0 0 29
Other 1 0 0 0 1
Education 5 0 1 0 6
Employer type unknown 3 0 1 0 4
Employed total 220 14 15 10 259
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 2
Unemployed - deferred start date 0
Unemployed - not seeking 7
Unemployed - seeking 32
Employment status unknown 3
Non-employed total 44
Total graduates 303
Employment Location State Total
Most common employment destination Minnesota 218
Second most common employment destination Wisconsin 5
Third most common employment destination Colorado 3
# 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 192 6 6 6 210
J.D. advantage 41 2 1 5 49
Professional 16 3 2 1 22
Non-professional 2 1 1 1 5
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 251 12 10 13 286
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 3
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 8
Unemployed - seeking 22
Employment status unknown 5
Non-employed total 39
Total graduates 325
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 7 0 0 1 8
2-10 attorneys 65 3 0 2 70
11-25 attorneys 19 0 1 0 20
26-50 attorneys 9 0 0 1 10
51-100 attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
101-250 attorneys 5 0 1 0 6
251-500 attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
501+ attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
Size unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & industry 54 6 6 6 72
Government 31 3 2 2 38
Public interest 5 0 0 1 6
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & local 43 0 0 0 43
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 0 1
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 251 12 10 13 286
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 3
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 8
Unemployed - seeking 22
Employment status unknown 5
Non-employed total 39
Total graduates 325
Employment Location State Total
Most common employment destination Minnesota 240
Second most common employment destination Wisconsin 12
Third most common employment destination Virginia 3
# 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 161 4 11 1 177
J.D. advantage 45 7 2 4 58
Professional 17 3 1 0 21
Non-professional 1 2 2 2 7
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 224 16 16 7 263
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 1
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 2
Unemployed - seeking 18
Employment status unknown 3
Non-employed total 25
Total graduates 288
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 6 0 1 1 8
2-10 attorneys 41 4 1 0 46
11-25 attorneys 15 0 0 0 15
26-50 attorneys 9 1 0 0 10
51-100 attorneys 7 1 0 0 8
101-250 attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
251-500 attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
501+ attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
Size unknown 2 0 1 0 3
Business & industry 54 6 10 2 72
Government 22 1 2 3 28
Public interest 12 2 0 0 14
Clerkships
Federal 1 0 0 0 1
State & local 38 0 0 1 39
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 3 1 1 0 5
Employer type unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Employed total 224 16 16 7 263
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree FT 1
Unemployed - deferred start date 1
Unemployed - not seeking 2
Unemployed - seeking 18
Employment status unknown 3
Non-employed total 25
Total graduates 288
Employment Location State Total
Most common employment destination Minnesota 214
Second most common employment destination Wisconsin 7
Third most common employment destination Texas 5
# Employed in foreign countries 0

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