Employment Reports

Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 174 18 9 4 205
J.D. Advantage 51 6 8 7 72
Professional 26 3 4 2 35
Non-Professional 3 1 2 0 6
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 254 28 23 13 318
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 10
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 3
Unemployed - Seeking 56
Employment Status Unknown 12
Non-Employed Total 83
Total Graduates 401
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 2 4 0 3 9
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 9 0 4 0 13
2-10 Attorneys 71 3 4 4 82
11-25 Attorneys 29 1 1 0 31
26-50 Attorneys 20 0 0 0 20
51-100 Attorneys 11 0 1 0 12
101-250 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
251-500 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 49 15 10 4 78
Government 41 5 2 0 48
Public Interest 9 0 1 0 10
Clerkships
Federal 0 1 0 0 1
State & Local 1 0 0 0 1
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 4 0 3 5 12
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 254 25 26 13 318
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 10
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 3
Unemployed - Seeking 56
Employment Status Unknown 12
Non-Employed Total 83
Total Graduates 401
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 277
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 5
Third Most Common Employment Destination DC 4
# Employed in Foreign Countries 2
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 175 15 7 3 200
J.D. Advantage 65 13 4 4 86
Professional 20 5 1 0 26
Non-Professional 2 4 1 0 7
Unknown 1 1 0 0 2
Employed Total 263 38 13 7 321
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 7
Unemployed - Not Seeking 9
Unemployed - Seeking 69
Employment Status Unknown 5
Non-Employed Total 93
Total Graduates 414
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 1 1 0 0 2
J.D. Advantage 0 0 2 2 4
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 1 1 2 2 6
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 7 0 0 0 7
2-10 Attorneys 66 17 1 1 85
11-25 Attorneys 25 0 0 1 26
26-50 Attorneys 12 1 1 0 14
51-100 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
101-250 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
251-500 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
501+ Attorneys 3 0 1 0 4
Size Unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Business & Industry 55 10 3 2 70
Government 54 5 3 0 62
Public Interest 10 1 2 0 13
Clerkships
Federal 9 0 0 0 9
State & Local 3 0 0 0 3
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 4 3 2 3 12
Employer Type Unknown 1 1 0 0 2
Employed Total 263 38 13 7 321
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 7
Unemployed - Not Seeking 9
Unemployed - Seeking 69
Employment Status Unknown 5
Non-Employed Total 93
Total Graduates 414
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 273
Second Most Common Employment Destination AL 3
Third Most Common Employment Destination FL 3
# Employed in Foreign Countries 0
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 231 15 12 2 260
J.D. Advantage 58 14 7 4 83
Professional 12 1 1 0 14
Non-Professional 2 4 1 0 7
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 303 34 21 6 364
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 8
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 10
Unemployed - Seeking 48
Employment Status Unknown 12
Non-Employed Total 82
Total Graduates 446
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 1 1 0 2
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 0 1 1 1 3
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 13 1 0 0 14
2-10 Attorneys 107 18 3 2 130
11-25 Attorneys 33 2 1 1 37
26-50 Attorneys 18 0 0 1 19
51-100 Attorneys 11 0 0 0 11
101-250 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
251-500 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
501+ Attorneys 10 0 0 0 10
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 39 9 15 0 63
Government 50 1 0 0 51
Public Interest 7 0 1 0 8
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & Local 4 1 0 0 5
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 2 2 1 2 7
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 303 34 21 6 364
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 8
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 10
Unemployed - Seeking 48
Employment Status Unknown 12
Non-Employed Total 82
Total Graduates 446
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 318
Second Most Common Employment Destination GA 3
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 3
# Employed in Foreign Countries 1
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 237 19 11 3 270
J.D. Advantage 55 9 2 3 69
Professional 10 3 0 1 14
Non-Professional 4 4 0 1 9
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 306 35 13 8 362
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 6
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 4
Unemployed - Seeking 29
Employment Status Unknown 14
Non-Employed Total 57
Total Graduates 419
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 2 0 0 1 3
J.D. Advantage 0 0 0 2 2
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 2 0 0 3 5
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 6 1 0 0 7
2-10 Attorneys 106 18 1 3 128
11-25 Attorneys 28 0 0 0 28
26-50 Attorneys 17 1 0 0 18
51-100 Attorneys 11 0 0 0 11
101-250 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
251-500 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
501+ Attorneys 11 1 0 0 12
Size Unknown 0 0 1 0 1
Business & Industry 56 9 10 2 77
Government 48 2 0 1 51
Public Interest 5 1 1 1 8
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & Local 6 0 0 0 6
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 2 2 0 1 5
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 306 35 13 8 362
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 6
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 4
Unemployed - Seeking 29
Employment Status Unknown 14
Non-Employed Total 57
Total Graduates 419
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 317
Second Most Common Employment Destination IN 6
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 4
# Employed in Foreign Countries 3
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 194 6 14 2 216
J.D. Advantage 52 4 6 3 65
Professional 14 3 1 1 19
Non-Professional 3 1 0 1 5
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 263 14 21 7 305
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 9
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 5
Unemployed - Seeking 46
Employment Status Unknown 12
Non-Employed Total 76
Total Graduates 381
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 7 0 0 0 7
2-10 Attorneys 78 5 3 4 90
11-25 Attorneys 23 0 2 0 25
26-50 Attorneys 16 1 0 1 18
51-100 Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
101-250 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
251-500 Attorneys 4 1 0 0 5
501+ Attorneys 13 1 0 0 14
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 56 4 14 1 75
Government 33 2 1 0 36
Public Interest 6 0 1 0 7
Clerkships
Federal 5 0 0 0 5
State & Local 9 0 0 0 9
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 1 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 263 14 21 7 305
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 9
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 5
Unemployed - Seeking 46
Employment Status Unknown 12
Non-Employed Total 76
Total Graduates 381
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 262
Second Most Common Employment Destination WI 6
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 5
# Employed in Foreign Countries 1
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 153 1 8 0 162
J.D. Advantage 41 10 21 1 73
Professional 5 0 1 0 6
Non-Professional 2 2 0 0 4
School Funded 0 0 0 1 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 201 13 30 2 246
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 7
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 4
Unemployed - Seeking 36
Employment Status Unknown 2
Non-Employed Total 50
Total Graduates 296
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 1 1
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 0 0 0 1 1
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 3 0 0 0 3
2-10 Attorneys 68 6 1 1 76
11-25 Attorneys 29 2 1 0 32
26-50 Attorneys 9 0 1 0 10
51-100 Attorneys 9 0 0 0 9
101-250 Attorneys 2 1 0 0 3
251-500 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
501+ Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 21 4 26 0 51
Government 37 0 1 0 38
Public Interest 6 0 0 0 6
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & Local 4 0 0 0 4
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 3 0 0 1 4
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 201 13 30 2 246
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 7
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 4
Unemployed - Seeking 36
Employment Status Unknown 2
Non-Employed Total 50
Total Graduates 296
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 218
Second Most Common Employment Destination IN 4
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 4
# Employed in Foreign Countries 0
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 161 2 5 2 170
J.D. Advantage 43 3 7 3 56
Professional 8 1 0 1 10
Non-Professional 2 3 0 0 5
School Funded 0 1 0 0 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 214 9 12 6 242
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 4
Unemployed - Seeking 31
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 43
Total Graduates 285
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 0 1 0 0 1
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 14 0 0 0 14
2-10 Attorneys 67 3 0 2 72
11-25 Attorneys 14 1 0 0 15
26-50 Attorneys 11 0 0 0 11
51-100 Attorneys 4 1 0 0 5
101-250 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
251-500 Attorneys 4 0 2 0 6
501+ Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 35 3 9 3 50
Government 36 1 1 0 38
Public Interest 6 0 0 1 7
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & Local 8 0 0 0 8
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 5 1 0 0 6
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 214 10 12 6 242
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 4
Unemployed - Seeking 31
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 43
Total Graduates 285
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 212
Second Most Common Employment Destination MN 3
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 3
# Employed in Foreign Countries 1
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 151 1 7 0 159
J.D. Advantage 33 4 14 1 52
Professional 12 3 1 0 16
Non-Professional 1 5 1 0 7
School Funded 1 1 0 0 2
Unknown 0 0 0 1 1
Employed Total 198 14 23 2 237
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 6
Unemployed - Not Seeking 3
Unemployed - Seeking 23
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 37
Total Graduates 274
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 1 0 0 0 1
J.D. Advantage 0 1 0 0 1
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 1 1 0 0 2
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 4 0 0 0 4
2-10 Attorneys 54 4 0 1 59
11-25 Attorneys 28 1 0 0 29
26-50 Attorneys 10 0 0 0 10
51-100 Attorneys 4 0 1 0 5
101-250 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
251-500 Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
501+ Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 39 7 20 0 66
Government 29 0 1 0 30
Public Interest 2 0 1 0 3
Clerkships
Federal 3 0 0 0 3
State & Local 5 0 0 0 5
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 2 2 0 0 4
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 1 1
Employed Total 198 14 23 2 237
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 6
Unemployed - Not Seeking 3
Unemployed - Seeking 23
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 37
Total Graduates 274
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 208
Second Most Common Employment Destination MI 5
Third Most Common Employment Destination FL 3
# Employed in Foreign Countries 1
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 120 2 3 0 125
J.D. Advantage 35 3 3 1 42
Professional 12 1 2 2 17
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 1 1
Employed Total 167 6 8 4 185
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 7
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 4
Unemployed - Seeking 32
Employment Status Unknown 1
Non-Employed Total 46
Total Graduates 231
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 3 0 0 0 3
2-10 Attorneys 37 4 0 1 42
11-25 Attorneys 21 0 0 0 21
26-50 Attorneys 6 1 0 0 7
51-100 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
101-250 Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
251-500 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
501+ Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 33 0 7 3 43
Government 30 1 1 0 32
Public Interest 11 0 0 0 11
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & Local 4 0 0 0 4
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 0 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 167 6 8 4 185
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 7
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 4
Unemployed - Seeking 32
Employment Status Unknown 1
Non-Employed Total 46
Total Graduates 231
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 161
Second Most Common Employment Destination WI 4
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 3
# Employed in Foreign Countries 0

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