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ABA Employment Summary for 2011 Graduates

Below are employment statistics for the Class of 2011 as of nine months from graduation as reported to the ABA - ABA 2011 Employment Summary.

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EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Full Time
Long Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term

Number
Employed - Bar Passage Required
267
19
2
1
289
Employed - JD Advantage
26
11
3
2
42
Employed - Professional Position
5
1
0
0
6
Employed - Non-Professional Position
3
0
0
0
3
Employed - Underterminable*
1
0
0
0
1
Pursuing a Graduate Degree
10
Unemployed (Start Date Deferred)
0
Unemployed (Not Seeking)
15
Unemployed (Seeking)
13
Employment Status Unknown
3
Total Graduates
 
382
* A graduate in underterminable category may or may not have a term defined.

LAW SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY FUNDED POSITION
Full Time
Long Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term

Number
Of Employed -
Law School/University Funded Short Term
1
9
0
1
11

EMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full Time
Long Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term

Number
Law Firms
     Solo
7
0
0
0
7
     2-10
39
4
1
0
44
     11-25
19
2
1
0
22
     26-50
8
0
0
0
8
     51-100
13
0
0
0
13
     101-250
8
0
0
0
8
     251-500
13
2
0
0
15
     501+
67
0
0
0
67
     Unknown
2
0
0
0
2
Business & Industry
36
12
1
1
50
Government
30
6
2
1
39
Public Interest (including Public Defenders)
15
5
0
0
20
Clerkships - Federal
27
0
0
0
27
Clerkships - State & Local
18
0
0
0
18
Clerkships - Other
0
0
0
0
0
Academia
0
0
0
1
1
Employer Type Unknown
0
0
0
0
0
Total
302
31
5
3
341

EMPLOYMENT LOCATION
State
Number
State# - Largest Employment
Texas
237
State# - 2nd Largest Employment
California
17
State# - 3rd Largest Employment
District of Columbia
16
# Employed in Foreign Countries
2