Employment Reports

Employment Status Long Term
Full Time
Long Term
Part Time
Short Term
Full Time
Short Term
Part Time
Total
Bar Passage Required 21 3 0 0 24
J.D. Advantage 4 10 0 0 14
Professional 2 0 0 0 2
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Employed Total 28 13 0 0 41
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 9
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 14
Total Graduates 55
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 2 0 0 0 2
2-10 Attorneys 9 0 0 0 9
11-25 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
26-50 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
51-100 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 7 0 0 0 7
Government 8 0 0 0 8
Public Interest 1 0 0 0 1
Clerkships
Federal 0 2 0 0 2
State & Local 0 11 0 0 11
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Employed Total 28 13 0 0 41
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 9
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 14
Total Graduates 55
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination SD 30
Second Most Common Employment Destination IA 1
Third Most Common Employment Destination ID 1
# 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 48 1 0 2 51
J.D. Advantage 12 0 0 1 13
Professional 4 0 0 0 4
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 64 1 0 3 68
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 5
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 8
Total Graduates 76
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 2 0 0 0 2
2-10 Attorneys 15 0 0 0 15
11-25 Attorneys 2 0 0 1 3
26-50 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
51-100 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
101-250 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 10 0 0 2 12
Government 12 1 0 0 13
Public Interest 8 0 0 0 8
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & Local 14 0 0 0 14
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 64 1 0 3 68
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 5
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 8
Total Graduates 76
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination SD 54
Second Most Common Employment Destination CO 3
Third Most Common Employment Destination MN 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 44 0 1 1 46
J.D. Advantage 15 0 0 0 15
Professional 1 0 0 0 1
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 60 0 1 1 62
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 7
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 9
Total Graduates 71
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 3 0 0 0 3
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total Law School Funded 3 0 0 0 3
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 21 0 0 0 21
11-25 Attorneys 1 0 0 1 2
26-50 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
51-100 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
501+ Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 12 0 0 0 12
Government 5 0 1 0 6
Public Interest 1 0 0 0 1
Clerkships
Federal 0 0 0 0 0
State & Local 14 0 0 0 14
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 3 0 0 0 3
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 60 0 1 1 62
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 2
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 7
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 9
Total Graduates 71
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination SD 33
Second Most Common Employment Destination NE 7
Third Most Common Employment Destination IA 6
# 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 55 0 1 0 56
J.D. Advantage 9 0 0 1 10
Professional 0 0 1 2 3
Non-Professional 0 0 0 1 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 64 0 2 4 70
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 3
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 11
Total Graduates 81
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 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 26 0 0 0 26
11-25 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
26-50 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
51-100 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 6 0 1 2 9
Government 11 0 1 0 12
Public Interest 1 0 0 1 2
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & Local 12 0 0 0 12
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 1 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 64 0 2 4 70
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 3
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 11
Total Graduates 81
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination SD 47
Second Most Common Employment Destination IA 7
Third Most Common Employment Destination IL 2
# 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 34 1 3 0 38
J.D. Advantage 11 0 1 1 13
Professional 1 0 0 0 1
Non-Professional 0 0 0 0 0
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 46 1 4 1 52
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 4
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 9
Total Graduates 61
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 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 15 1 1 0 17
11-25 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
26-50 Attorneys 0 0 1 0 1
51-100 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 7 0 1 0 8
Government 7 0 0 0 7
Public Interest 2 0 0 0 2
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 1 0 3
State & Local 11 0 0 0 11
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 1 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 46 1 4 1 52
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 1
Unemployed - Not Seeking 1
Unemployed - Seeking 4
Employment Status Unknown 3
Non-Employed Total 9
Total Graduates 61
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination SD 38
Second Most Common Employment Destination IA 7
Third Most Common Employment Destination MN 2
# 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 41 0 0 0 41
J.D. Advantage 8 0 0 4 12
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 1 0 0 0 1
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 50 0 0 4 54
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 4
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 4
Total Graduates 58
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 15 0 0 1 16
11-25 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
26-50 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
51-100 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 5 0 0 2 7
Government 9 0 0 1 10
Public Interest 1 0 0 0 1
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & Local 12 0 0 0 12
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 0 0 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 50 0 0 4 54
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 4
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 4
Total Graduates 58
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination SD 40
Second Most Common Employment Destination IA 6
Third Most Common Employment Destination UT 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 39 0 0 0 39
J.D. Advantage 14 1 0 0 15
Professional 1 0 0 0 1
Non-Professional 2 0 0 0 2
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 56 1 0 0 57
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 4
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 10
Total Graduates 67
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 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 13 0 0 0 13
11-25 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
26-50 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
51-100 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
Size Unknown 1 0 0 0 1
Business & Industry 11 0 0 0 11
Government 6 0 0 0 6
Public Interest 3 0 0 0 3
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & Local 15 0 0 0 15
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 2 1 0 0 3
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 56 1 0 0 57
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 4
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2
Unemployed - Seeking 4
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 10
Total Graduates 67
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination SD 33
Second Most Common Employment Destination MN 6
Third Most Common Employment Destination IA 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 50 0 0 0 50
J.D. Advantage 5 2 1 1 9
Professional 2 0 0 0 2
Non-Professional 0 0 0 1 1
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 57 2 1 2 62
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 13
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 16
Total Graduates 78
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 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 17 1 0 0 18
11-25 Attorneys 4 0 0 0 4
26-50 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
51-100 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size Unknown 0 1 0 0 1
Business & Industry 8 0 0 1 9
Government 10 0 1 1 12
Public Interest 2 0 0 0 2
Clerkships
Federal 4 0 0 0 4
State & Local 11 0 0 0 11
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 57 2 1 2 62
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 3
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 13
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 16
Total Graduates 78
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination SD 40
Second Most Common Employment Destination IA 5
Third Most Common Employment Destination MN 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 35 3 0 0 38
J.D. Advantage 5 0 0 0 5
Professional 0 1 0 0 1
Non-Professional 0 0 0 1 1
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 40 4 0 1 45
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 2
Employment Status Unknown 1
Non-Employed Total 5
Total Graduates 50
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 1 0 0 0 1
2-10 Attorneys 7 2 0 0 9
11-25 Attorneys 2 0 0 0 2
26-50 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
51-100 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 2 0 0 1 3
Government 10 0 0 0 10
Public Interest 6 1 0 0 7
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & Local 9 0 0 0 9
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 1 0 0 1
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 40 4 0 1 45
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 2
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 2
Employment Status Unknown 1
Non-Employed Total 5
Total Graduates 50
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination SD 35
Second Most Common Employment Destination IA 2
Third Most Common Employment Destination UT 2
# 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 41 0 0 0 41
J.D. Advantage 4 0 1 0 5
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional 0 1 0 2 3
School Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 45 1 1 2 49
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 2
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 2
Total Graduates 51
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 0 0 0 0 0
2-10 Attorneys 14 0 0 0 14
11-25 Attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
26-50 Attorneys 1 0 0 0 1
51-100 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
101-250 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
251-500 Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ Attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
Size Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 3 1 0 2 6
Government 4 0 1 0 5
Public Interest 6 0 0 0 6
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & Local 10 0 0 0 10
Tribal 0 0 0 0 0
International 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed Total 45 1 1 2 49
Non-Employed
Pursuing Graduate Degree FT 0
Unemployed - Deferred Start Date 0
Unemployed - Not Seeking 0
Unemployed - Seeking 2
Employment Status Unknown 0
Non-Employed Total 2
Total Graduates 51
Employment Location State Total
Most Common Employment Destination SD 36
Second Most Common Employment Destination IA 3
Third Most Common Employment Destination CO 2
# Employed in Foreign Countries 0

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