USD Law Employment Data 2013

2013 Employment Data, Nine Months after Graduation

Employed, Nine Months after Graduation

Employment Status Full-Time Part-Time Number
Permanent Temporary Permanent Temporary Number Reported % of Class
Total Graduates 318 100.0%
Total Employed         255 80.19%
Employed - Bar Passage Required 169 11 13 18 211 66.35%
Employed - JD Advantage 22 0 2 1 25 7.86%
Employed - Other Professional 9 0 1 1 11 3.46%
Employed - Non-Professional 1 0 7 0 8 2.52%
Employed - Job Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full-time         1 0.31%
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred         0 0%
Unemployed - Not Seeking Job         15 4.72%
Unemployed - Seeking Job         46 14.5%
Employment Status Unknown         1 0.31%

Law School/University Funded Positions

Law School/University Funded Positions Full-Time Part-Time Total
Permanent Temporary Permanent Temporary
Total 0 1 4 11 16
Employed - Bar Passage Required 0 1 3

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Employed - JD Advantage 0 0 1 0 1
Employed - Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Non-Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0

Employment Type

Employment Type Full-Time Part-Time Number Reported % of employed
Permanent Temporary Permanent Temporary
Law Firms 127 2 10 8 147 57.65%
    Solo 4 0 0 1 5 1.96%
    2-10 57 1 9 5 72 28.23%
    11-25 16 0 1 0 17 6.67%
    26-50 12 0 0 0 12 4.71%
    51-100 8 0 0 0 8 3.14%
    101-250 3 0 0 0 3 1.18%
    251-500 7 0 0 0 7 2.75%
    501+ 20 1 0 0 21 8.24%
    Size Unknown 0 0 0 2 2 .78%
Business & Industry 40 1 8 2 51 20.0%
Government 25 6 1 0 32 12.55%
Public Interest (incl. Public Defender) 4 1 0 6 11 4.31%
Judicial Clerkships 2 0 0 0 2 0.8%
    Federal 1 0 0 0 1 0.4%
    State & Local 1 0 0 0 1 0.4%
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Academia 3 1 4 4 12 4.71%
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0%
    Total employed 201 11 23 20 255 100%

Employment Locations

 Employment Location  State Number
  State# - largest employment California 212
  State# - 2nd largest employment Arizona 4
  State# - 3rd largest employment Colorado 3
  # employed in foreign countries   3

 

The data above was reported to the American Bar Association (ABA) in March 2014. We regularly collect and report employment information from our most recent graduating class, following guidelines established by the ABA. This data is updated as new information is provided to the school.

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