Employment Reports

Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 375 8 16 10 409
J.D. Advantage 63 4 7 5 79
Professional 57 3 6 2 68
Non-Professional 9 2 10 4 25
Unknown 2 0 0 0 2
Employed Total 506 17 39 21 583
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 21
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 22
Unemployed - Seeking 110
Employment Status Unknown 263
Non-Employed Total 416
Total Graduates 999
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 2 2
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 76 0 4 0 80
2-10 Attorneys 173 3 12 2 190
11-25 Attorneys 29 0 1 1 31
26-50 Attorneys 9 0 0 0 9
51-100 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
101-250 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
251-500 Attorneys 0 1 1 0 2
501+ Attorneys 1 1 0 0 2
Size Unknown 7 2 1 0 10
Business & Industry 96 9 13 12 130
Government 51 1 5 1 58
Public Interest 19 0 2 1 22
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & Local 28 0 0 0 28
Other 1 0 0 0 1
Education 8 0 0 4 12
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 506 17 39 21 583
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 21
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 22
Unemployed - Seeking 110
Employment Status Unknown 263
Non-Employed Total 416
Total Graduates 999
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination MI 281
Second Most Common Employment Destination IL 32
Third Most Common Employment Destination NY 25
# Employed in Foreign Countries 11
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 311 25 8 7 351
J.D. Advantage 122 25 8 6 161
Professional 103 15 1 4 123
Non-Professional 17 18 4 5 44
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 553 83 21 22 679
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 29
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 3
Unemployed - Not Seeking 49
Unemployed - Seeking 215
Employment Status Unknown 104
Non-Employed Total 400
Total Graduates 1079
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 0 0 0 1 1
J.D. Advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Professional 0 1 0 0 1
Non-Professional 0 2 0 0 2
Total Law School Funded 0 3 0 1 4
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 44 6 0 1 51
2-10 Attorneys 171 33 5 5 214
11-25 Attorneys 28 2 1 1 32
26-50 Attorneys 10 0 0 1 11
51-100 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
101-250 Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
251-500 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
501+ Attorneys 1 0 1 0 2
Size Unknown 2 0 0 1 3
Business & Industry 132 25 9 10 176
Government 75 9 2 0 86
Public Interest 20 1 0 0 21
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & Local 37 1 3 0 41
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 11 4 0 3 18
Employer Type Unknown 0 2 0 0 2
Employed Total 553 83 21 22 679
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 29
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 3
Unemployed - Not Seeking 49
Unemployed - Seeking 215
Employment Status Unknown 104
Non-Employed Total 400
Total Graduates 1079
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination MI 222
Second Most Common Employment Destination IL 24
Third Most Common Employment Destination FL 19
# Employed in Foreign Countries 13
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 308 11 6 7 332
J.D. Advantage 107 23 26 15 171
Professional 124 17 7 7 155
Non-Professional 22 19 6 9 56
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 561 70 45 38 714
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 32
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 10
Unemployed - Seeking 319
Employment Status Unknown 68
Non-Employed Total 429
Total Graduates 1143
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 0 0 0 0 0
J.D. Advantage 1 0 0 0 1
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 1 0 0 0 1
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 46 3 0 2 51
2-10 Attorneys 188 24 12 12 236
11-25 Attorneys 22 2 0 1 25
26-50 Attorneys 16 1 0 0 17
51-100 Attorneys 14 0 0 0 14
101-250 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
251-500 Attorneys 3 0 1 0 4
501+ Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 154 26 23 12 215
Government 59 7 4 3 73
Public Interest 21 2 1 2 26
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & Local 23 5 4 0 32
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 8 0 0 6 14
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 561 70 45 38 714
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 32
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 10
Unemployed - Seeking 319
Employment Status Unknown 68
Non-Employed Total 429
Total Graduates 1143
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination MI 339
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 33
Third Most Common Employment Destination IL 31
# Employed in Foreign Countries 20
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 261 15 3 3 282
J.D. Advantage 123 17 15 3 158
Professional 78 9 5 1 93
Non-Professional 19 18 3 1 41
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 481 59 26 8 574
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 13
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 11
Unemployed - Seeking 211
Employment Status Unknown 62
Non-Employed Total 297
Total Graduates 871
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 0 0 0 0 0
J.D. Advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 1 0 0 1
Total Law School Funded 0 1 0 0 1
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 35 3 0 0 38
2-10 Attorneys 143 18 9 4 174
11-25 Attorneys 17 1 1 0 19
26-50 Attorneys 12 0 0 0 12
51-100 Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
101-250 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
251-500 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
501+ Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 140 20 8 1 169
Government 73 6 4 1 84
Public Interest 22 6 1 1 30
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & Local 13 3 0 0 16
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 11 2 3 1 17
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 481 59 26 8 574
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 13
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 11
Unemployed - Seeking 211
Employment Status Unknown 62
Non-Employed Total 297
Total Graduates 871
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination MI 302
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 27
Third Most Common Employment Destination FL 21
# Employed in Foreign Countries 12
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 189 13 3 1 206
J.D. Advantage 99 18 3 1 121
Professional 77 15 0 0 92
Non-Professional 14 19 1 3 37
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 379 65 7 5 456
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 9
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 162
Employment Status Unknown 59
Non-Employed Total 232
Total Graduates 688
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 22 3 0 1 26
2-10 Attorneys 115 14 1 0 130
11-25 Attorneys 13 3 0 0 16
26-50 Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
51-100 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
101-250 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
251-500 Attorneys 2 1 0 0 3
501+ Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 106 29 3 3 141
Government 63 8 2 0 73
Public Interest 7 2 1 1 11
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & Local 22 1 0 0 23
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 11 4 0 0 15
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 379 65 7 5 456
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 9
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 162
Employment Status Unknown 59
Non-Employed Total 232
Total Graduates 688
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination MI 253
Second Most Common Employment Destination FL 61
Third Most Common Employment Destination IL 15
# Employed in Foreign Countries 15
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 141 12 3 0 156
J.D. Advantage 80 7 3 0 90
Professional 70 3 1 3 77
Non-Professional 5 12 1 1 19
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 296 34 8 4 342
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 8
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 3
Unemployed - Seeking 90
Employment Status Unknown 17
Non-Employed Total 120
Total Graduates 462
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 9 5 0 0 14
2-10 Attorneys 102 10 1 0 113
11-25 Attorneys 16 2 0 0 18
26-50 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
51-100 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
101-250 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
251-500 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
501+ Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 85 13 5 2 105
Government 44 3 1 0 48
Public Interest 9 0 1 0 10
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & Local 9 0 0 0 9
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 10 1 0 2 13
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 296 34 8 4 342
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 8
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 3
Unemployed - Seeking 90
Employment Status Unknown 17
Non-Employed Total 120
Total Graduates 462
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination MI 181
Second Most Common Employment Destination FL 71
Third Most Common Employment Destination IL 16
# Employed in Foreign Countries 8
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 108 3 0 0 111
J.D. Advantage 58 8 3 1 70
Professional 52 11 3 0 66
Non-Professional 2 7 2 3 14
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 220 29 8 4 261
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 5
Unemployed - Not Seeking 7
Unemployed - Seeking 61
Employment Status Unknown 16
Non-Employed Total 91
Total Graduates 352
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 10 0 0 0 10
2-10 Attorneys 68 10 0 0 78
11-25 Attorneys 10 2 1 0 13
26-50 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
51-100 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
101-250 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
501+ Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 63 12 4 4 83
Government 34 0 1 0 35
Public Interest 13 2 0 0 15
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & Local 7 0 0 0 7
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 3 2 0 6
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 220 29 8 4 261
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 5
Unemployed - Not Seeking 7
Unemployed - Seeking 61
Employment Status Unknown 16
Non-Employed Total 91
Total Graduates 352
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination MI 136
Second Most Common Employment Destination FL 68
Third Most Common Employment Destination TX 8
# Employed in Foreign Countries 9
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 112 8 1 1 122
J.D. Advantage 57 13 2 0 72
Professional 47 8 1 3 59
Non-Professional 9 7 0 1 17
School Funded 0 0 0 3 3
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 225 36 4 8 273
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 5
Unemployed - Not Seeking 6
Unemployed - Seeking 68
Employment Status Unknown 22
Non-Employed Total 104
Total Graduates 377
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 0 0 0 1 1
J.D. Advantage 0 0 0 1 1
Professional 0 0 0 1 1
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 0 0 0 3 3
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 5 1 0 0 6
2-10 Attorneys 68 16 0 0 84
11-25 Attorneys 14 0 0 0 14
26-50 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
51-100 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
101-250 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
251-500 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
501+ Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 55 16 4 3 78
Government 39 1 0 1 41
Public Interest 7 1 0 0 8
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & Local 10 0 0 0 10
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 10 1 0 4 15
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 225 36 4 8 273
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 5
Unemployed - Not Seeking 6
Unemployed - Seeking 68
Employment Status Unknown 22
Non-Employed Total 104
Total Graduates 377
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination MI 145
Second Most Common Employment Destination FL 66
Third Most Common Employment Destination IL 10
# Employed in Foreign Countries 5
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 95 3 3 0 101
J.D. Advantage 45 8 2 4 59
Professional 25 9 2 2 38
Non-Professional 6 2 0 0 8
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 171 22 7 6 206
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 3
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 63
Employment Status Unknown 7
Non-Employed Total 77
Total Graduates 283
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 6 0 0 0 6
2-10 Attorneys 53 8 2 2 65
11-25 Attorneys 9 1 0 0 10
26-50 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
51-100 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
251-500 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
501+ Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 40 10 3 3 56
Government 28 1 1 1 31
Public Interest 13 0 0 0 13
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & Local 5 1 1 0 7
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 5 1 0 0 6
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 171 22 7 6 206
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 3
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 63
Employment Status Unknown 7
Non-Employed Total 77
Total Graduates 283
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination MI 106
Second Most Common Employment Destination FL 55
Third Most Common Employment Destination GA 5
# Employed in Foreign Countries 8

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