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ABA 509 report for West Virginia University

2022 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 83 2 0 0 85
J.D. advantage 10 0 0 1 11
Professional 2 1 0 0 3
Non-professional 1 1 0 0 2
School funded 1 0 0 0 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 97 4 0 1 102
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 1
Unemployed - deferred start date 0
Unemployed - not seeking 1
Unemployed - seeking 1
Employment status unknown 1
Non-employed total 4
Total graduates 106

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

Employer type

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 20 2 0 1 23
11-25 attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
26-50 attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
51-100 attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
101-250 attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
251-500 attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
501+ attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
Size unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Business & industry 6 2 0 0 8
Government 12 0 0 0 12
Public interest 14 0 0 0 14
Clerkships
Federal 6 0 0 0 6
State & local 12 0 0 0 12
Tribal 0 0 0 0 0
International 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 0 1
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 97 4 0 1 102
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 1
Unemployed - deferred start date 0
Unemployed - not seeking 1
Unemployed - seeking 1
Employment status unknown 1
Non-employed total 4
Total graduates 106

Employment location

State Total
Most common employment destination West Virginia 65
Second most common employment destination Ohio 7
Third most common employment destination Pennsylvania 6
# Employed in foreign countries 1
Non-employed total 4

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