Employment Reports

Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 221 1 8 5 235
J.D. Advantage 22 1 1 3 27
Professional 3 0 0 0 3
Non-Professional 1 0 0 0 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 247 2 9 8 266
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 5
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 21
Total Graduates 287
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 6 5 11
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 2 0 0 0 2
2-10 Attorneys 6 0 2 0 8
11-25 Attorneys 4 1 0 0 5
26-50 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
51-100 Attorneys 11 0 0 1 12
101-250 Attorneys 15 0 0 0 15
251-500 Attorneys 22 0 0 0 22
501+ Attorneys 116 0 0 0 116
Size Unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Business & Industry 25 1 1 2 29
Government 7 0 2 1 10
Public Interest 5 0 3 3 11
Clerkships
Federal 23 0 0 0 23
State & Local 3 0 0 0 3
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 2 1 0 1 4
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 247 3 8 8 266
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 5
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 21
Total Graduates 287
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 111
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 47
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 29
# 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 225 9 0 2 236
J.D. Advantage 28 1 0 1 30
Professional 2 0 0 0 2
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 255 10 0 3 268
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 9
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 12
Employment Status Unknown 2
Non-Employed Total 27
Total Graduates 295
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 1 9 0 0 10
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 10 0 0 11
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 10 1 0 0 11
11-25 Attorneys 5 1 0 0 6
26-50 Attorneys 4 1 0 0 5
51-100 Attorneys 9 0 0 0 9
101-250 Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
251-500 Attorneys 11 0 0 0 11
501+ Attorneys 127 0 0 0 127
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 35 1 0 2 38
Government 12 1 0 0 13
Public Interest 9 4 0 0 13
Clerkships
Federal 19 0 0 0 19
State & Local 5 1 0 0 6
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 1 2
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 255 10 0 3 268
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 9
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 12
Employment Status Unknown 2
Non-Employed Total 27
Total Graduates 295
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 115
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 44
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 31
# Employed in Foreign Countries 4
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 225 6 2 2 235
J.D. Advantage 33 0 0 0 33
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 258 6 2 2 268
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 16
Total Graduates 284
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 5 6 0 1 12
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 5 6 0 1 12
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
11-25 Attorneys 2 1 0 0 3
26-50 Attorneys 5 0 1 0 6
51-100 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
101-250 Attorneys 11 0 0 0 11
251-500 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
501+ Attorneys 141 0 0 0 141
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 39 0 1 1 41
Government 15 1 0 0 16
Public Interest 8 0 0 1 9
Clerkships
Federal 22 3 0 0 25
State & Local 1 1 0 0 2
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 0 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 258 6 2 2 268
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 16
Total Graduates 284
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 104
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 60
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 37
# 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 3 1 0 241
J.D. Advantage 25 0 1 1 27
Professional 0 0 0 1 1
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 262 3 2 2 269
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 1
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 16
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 22
Total Graduates 291
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 9 1 0 0 10
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 9 1 0 0 10
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 3 1 0 0 4
11-25 Attorneys 1 0 1 0 2
26-50 Attorneys 4 1 0 0 5
51-100 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
101-250 Attorneys 7 0 1 0 8
251-500 Attorneys 20 0 0 0 20
501+ Attorneys 135 1 0 0 136
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 22 0 0 1 23
Government 14 0 0 0 14
Public Interest 10 0 0 1 11
Clerkships
Federal 27 0 0 0 27
State & Local 7 0 0 0 7
Other 1 0 0 0 1
Education 2 0 0 0 2
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 262 3 2 2 269
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 1
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 4
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 16
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 22
Total Graduates 291
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 105
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 44
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 36
# 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 234 1 0 0 235
J.D. Advantage 21 0 0 0 21
Professional 1 0 0 0 1
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
School Funded 8 0 1 4 13
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 264 1 1 4 270
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 3
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 12
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 288
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 8 0 1 4 13
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 8 0 1 4 13
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 Attorneys 7 1 0 0 8
11-25 Attorneys 4 0 1 2 7
26-50 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
51-100 Attorneys 2 0 0 1 3
101-250 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
251-500 Attorneys 23 0 0 0 23
501+ Attorneys 148 0 0 0 148
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 25 0 0 0 25
Government 7 0 0 1 8
Public Interest 12 0 0 0 12
Clerkships
Federal 21 0 0 0 21
State & Local 5 0 0 0 5
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 264 1 1 4 270
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 3
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 12
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 18
Total Graduates 288
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 106
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 49
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 41
# Employed in Foreign Countries 7
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 203 2 0 0 205
J.D. Advantage 19 0 0 0 19
Professional 1 0 0 0 1
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
School Funded 8 0 0 2 10
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 231 2 0 2 235
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 14
Total Graduates 249
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 8 0 0 2 10
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 8 0 0 2 10
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 Attorneys 3 1 0 0 4
11-25 Attorneys 3 1 0 0 4
26-50 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
51-100 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
101-250 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
251-500 Attorneys 7 0 0 0 7
501+ Attorneys 142 0 0 0 142
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 17 0 0 0 17
Government 11 0 0 1 12
Public Interest 13 0 0 0 13
Clerkships
Federal 18 0 0 0 18
State & Local 4 0 0 1 5
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 2 0 0 0 2
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 231 2 0 2 235
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 11
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 14
Total Graduates 249
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 103
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 55
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 22
# 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 204 0 0 1 205
J.D. Advantage 24 0 0 3 27
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
School Funded 5 0 0 1 6
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 228 0 0 4 238
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 5
Employment Status Unknown 2
Non-Employed Total 10
Total Graduates 248
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 4 0 0 1 5
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 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 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 Attorneys 5 0 0 1 6
11-25 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
26-50 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
51-100 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
101-250 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
251-500 Attorneys 9 0 0 0 9
501+ Attorneys 137 0 0 0 137
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 25 0 0 3 28
Government 9 0 0 0 9
Public Interest 8 0 0 1 9
Clerkships
Federal 19 0 0 0 19
State & Local 7 0 0 0 7
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 2 0 0 0 2
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 233 0 0 5 238
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 5
Employment Status Unknown 2
Non-Employed Total 10
Total Graduates 248
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 96
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 56
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 29
# Employed in Foreign Countries 6
Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 205 0 1 0 206
J.D. Advantage 12 0 0 0 12
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
School Funded 5 0 0 0 5
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 222 0 1 0 223
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 4
Employment Status Unknown 1
Non-Employed Total 6
Total Graduates 229
School-Funded Jobs
Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 5 0 0 0 5
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 5 0 0 0 5
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 2 0 0 0 2
2-10 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
11-25 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
26-50 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
51-100 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
101-250 Attorneys 6 0 0 0 6
251-500 Attorneys 8 0 0 0 8
501+ Attorneys 143 0 0 0 143
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 8 0 0 0 8
Government 10 0 0 0 10
Public Interest 10 0 0 0 10
Clerkships
Federal 16 0 1 0 17
State & Local 4 0 0 0 4
Other 1 0 0 0 1
Education 3 0 0 0 3
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 222 0 1 0 223
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 4
Employment Status Unknown 1
Non-Employed Total 6
Total Graduates 229
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 95
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 45
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 24
# 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 208 0 0 0 208
J.D. Advantage 22 0 0 0 22
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
School Funded 2 0 0 0 2
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 232 0 0 0 232
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 3
Employment Status Unknown 2
Non-Employed Total 8
Total Graduates 240
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 0 2
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 0 0 0 2
Employed Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 Attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
11-25 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
26-50 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
51-100 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
101-250 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
251-500 Attorneys 15 0 0 0 15
501+ Attorneys 135 0 0 0 135
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 21 0 0 0 21
Government 10 0 0 0 10
Public Interest 9 0 0 0 9
Clerkships
Federal 16 0 0 0 16
State & Local 8 0 0 0 8
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 0 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 232 0 0 0 232
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 3
Employment Status Unknown 2
Non-Employed Total 8
Total Graduates 240
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination IL 104
Second Most Common Employment Destination NY 42
Third Most Common Employment Destination CA 21
# Employed in Foreign Countries 3

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