Employment Data

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    Graduate Employment Outcomes for the class of 2011 as determined on or before February 15, 2012 and reported to the American Bar Association.  Click here for the ABA Summary Report (PDF).

    EMPLOYMENT STATUS 

    NUMBER 

    FULL TIME 

    PART TIME 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TERM 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TIME 

    Employed - Bar Passage Required 

    72/41% 

    70 

    0 

    2 

    0 

    Employed - JD Advantage 

    19/11% 

    14 

    1 

    1 

    3 

    Employed - Professional Position 

    18/10% 

    15 

    3 

    0 

    0 

    Employed - Non-Professional Position 

    2/1% 

    1 

    0 

    0 

    1 

    Employed - Undeterminable 

    0/0% 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time 

    2/1% 

      

      

      

      

    Unemployed - Start Date Deferred 

    0/0% 

      

      

      

      

    Unemployed - Not Seeking 

    1/1% 

      

      

      

      

    Unemployed - Seeking 

    11/6% 

      

      

      

      

    Employment Status Unknown 

    50/29% 

      

      

      

      

    Total graduates 

    175/100% 

      

      

      

      

     

    LAW SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY FUNDED POSITION 

    NUMBER 

    FULL TIME 

    PART TIME 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TERM 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TIME 

    Of Employed - Law School/University Funded 

    1 

    0 

    0 

    1 

    0 

     

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE 

    NUMBER 

    FULL TIME 

    PART TIME 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TERM 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TIME 

    Law Firm 

      

    Solo 

    7 

    7 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    2 - 10 Attorneys 

    40 

    36 

    1 

    1 

    2 

    11 - 25 Attorneys 

    2 

    2 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    26 - 50 Attorneys 

    1 

    1 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    51 - 100 Attorneys 

    2 

    2 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    101 - 250 Attorneys 

    6 

    6 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    251 - 500 Attorneys 

    1 

    1 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    501 + Attorneys 

    4 

    4 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Unknown 

    2 

    2 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Business & Industry 

    17 

    14 

    2 

    0 

    1 

    Government Agency 

    25 

    21 

    1 

    2 

    1 

    Public Interest (inc. Public Defender) 

    1 

    1 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Judicial Clerkships 

      

    Federal 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    State & Local 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Other 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Academia 

    3 

    3 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Employer Type Unknown 

    0 

      

    Total 

    111 

    100 

    4 

    3 

    4 

     

    EMPLOYMENT LOCATION 

    STATE 

    NUMBER 

    State# - 1st largest employment 

    Ohio 

    100 

    State# - 2nd largest employment 

    Texas 

    2 

    State# - 3rd largest employment 

    Kentucky 

    1 

    # employed in foreign countries 

      

    0 

     

    The following tables represent graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation only.  This information was reported to NALP - The Association for Legal Career Professionals. Click here for the NALP Summary Report (PDF).

    SALARIES 

    # Employed 

    # Salary Reported 

    Median 

    25th Percentile 

    75th Percentile 

    Private Sector 

    82 

    43 

    $43,000 

    $31,000 

    $75,000 

    Law Firms 

    64 

    35 

    $41,250 

    $30,000 

    $75,000 

    Corporations 

    18 

    6 

    $62,000 

    $41,750 

    $77,500 

      

    Public Sector 

    29 

    17 

    $46,000 

    $36,674 

    $50,000 

    Government 

    26 

    15 

    $47,500 

    $42,000 

    $50,675 

    Non-Profit 

    3 

    2 

    - 

    - 

    - 

    NOTE: Only 60 (54%) of employed graduates reported a starting salary.  A minimum of five (5) salaries in a category is required for analysis. 

     

    SOURCE OF JOB 

       2011 NALP Source of Job 

    SEARCH STATUS 

    This category represents employed graduates who were asked if they continue to seek other employment than that reported.  

     2011 NALP Search Status 

      

    EMPLOYMENT LOCATION 

    Canton 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Centerburg 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Cincinnati 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Columbus (includes surrounding suburbs) 

    Ohio 

    76 

    Delaware 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Heath 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Ironton 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Logan 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Marysville 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Miami 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Mt. Vernon 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Sandusky 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Springboro 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Springfield 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Urbana 

    Ohio 

    1 

    West Jefferson 

    Ohio 

    1 

    Pittsburgh 

    Pennsylvania 

    1 

    Harrisburg 

    Pennsylvania 

    1 

    Houston 

    Texas 

    2 

    Woodbridge 

    Virginia 

    1 

    Seattle 

    Washington 

    1 

    Wheeling 

    West Virginia 

    1 

    Elkhorn 

    Wisconsin 

    1 

    Atlanta 

    Georgia 

    1