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ABA Employment Summary for 2012 Graduates

Below are employment statistics for the Class of 2012 as of nine months from graduation as reported to the ABA - ABA 2012 Employment Summary. See employment status definitions.

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

Total
Employed - Bar Passage Required
283
24
5
1
313 | 83.91%
Employed - JD Advantage
21
3
3
0
27 | 7.24%
Employed - Professional Position
0
0
0
0
0 | 0.00%
Employed - Non-Professional Position
2
0
0
0
2 | 0.54%
Employed - Underterminable*
1
0
0
0
1 | 0.27%
Pursuing a Graduate Degree
7 | 1.88%
Unemployed (Start Date Deferred)
0 | 0.00%
Unemployed (Not Seeking)
7 | 1.88%
Unemployed (Seeking)
13 | 3.49%
Employment Status Unknown
3 | 0.80%
Total Graduates
 
373

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

Total
Of Employed -
Law School/University Funded
2
19
0
0
21

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

Total
Law Firms
     Solo
2
0
0
0
2
     2-10
42
0
4
0
46
     11-25
18
0
1
0
19
     26-50
7
0
0
0
7
     51-100
11
1
0
0
12
     101-250
9
0
0
0
9
     251-500
22
0
0
0
22
     501+
69
0
0
0
69
     Unknown
1
0
0
0
1
Business & Industry
34
3
1
1
39
Government
28
12
1
0
41
Public Interest
(including Public Defenders)
19
10
1
0
30
Clerkships - Federal
31
0
0
0
31
Clerkships - State & Local
11
0
0
0
11
Clerkships - Other
0
0
0
0
0
Education
0
1
0
0
1
Employer Type Unknown
3
0
0
0
3
Total
307
27
8
1
343

EMPLOYMENT LOCATION
State
Total
State - Largest Employment
Texas
253
State - Second Largest Employment
New York
18
State - Third Largest Employment
California
14
Number Employed in Foreign Countries
3