USD Law Employment Data 2015

Employment Data for the Class of 2015 provided in ABA standard format

EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY FOR 2015 GRADUATES AT TEN MONTHS OUT

Employment Status Full-Time Part-Time Number
Permanent Temporary Permanent Temporary  
Total Graduates 247
       

 

Employed - Bar Passage Required 138 4 4 7

153

Employed - JD Advantage 16 4 4 11 35
Employed - Professional Position 2 1 1 0 4
Employed - Non-Professional Position 0 1 0 2 3
Employed - Law School/University Funded 0 0 0 1 1
Employed - Undeterminable 0 0 0 1 1
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full-time         4
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred         3
Unemployed - Not Seeking Job         2
Unemployed - Seeking Job         35
Employment Status Unknown         6

Law School/University Funded Positions

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

1

1
Employed - JD Advantage 0 0 0 0 0
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
Permanent Temporary Permanent Temporary
Law Firms
    Solo 1 0 0 1 2
    2-10 36 2 3 8 49
    11-25 16 2 0 0 18
    26-50 4 0 0 1 5
    51-100 6 2 0 0 8
    101-250 17 1 0 0 18
    251-500 4 0 0 0 4
    501+ 13 0 0 0 13
    Unknown Size 7 0 2 2 11
Business & Industry 24 3 2 6 35
Government 20 0 1 1 22
Public Interest 0 0 1 1 2

Clerkships - Federal

8 0 0 0 8
Clerkships State & Local 0 0 0 0 0
Clerkships Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 2 2
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Total employed 156 10 9 22 197

Employment Locations

 Employment Location  State Number
  State# - Largest Employment California 176
  State# - 2nd Largest Employment Arizona 3
  State# - 3rd Largest Employment District of Columbia 2
  Employed in Foreign Countries   0

The data above was reported to the American Bar Association (ABA) in April 2016. We regularly collect and report employment information from our most recent graduating class, following guidelines established by the ABA. 

Statistics shown above for the Class of 2015 were last updated and corrected with the ABA as of April 20, 2016.

 Employment Data for the Class of 2015 provided in ABA standard format

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