Employment Outcomes 2012

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    Graduate Employment Outcomes for the class of 2012 as determined on or before February 15, 2013 and reported to the American Bar Association.  Click here for the 2012 ABA Summary Report (PDF).

    EMPLOYMENT STATUS 

    NUMBER 

    FULL TIME 

    PART TIME 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TERM 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TIME 

    Employed - Bar Passage Required 

    116/58.88% 

    95 

    19 

    2 

    0 

    Employed - JD Advantage 

    25/12.69% 

    19 

    2 

    1 

    3 

    Employed - Professional Position 

    23/11.68% 

    20 

    2 

    0 

    1 

    Employed - Non-Professional Position 

    2/1.02% 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    2 

    Employed - Undeterminable 

    0/0% 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time 

    0/0% 

      

      

      

      

    Unemployed - Start Date Deferred 

    2/1.02% 

      

      

      

      

    Unemployed - Not Seeking 

    1/0.51% 

      

      

      

      

    Unemployed - Seeking 

    21/10.66% 

      

      

      

      

    Employment Status Unknown 

    7/3.55% 

      

      

      

      

    Total graduates 

    197/100% 

      

      

      

      

     

    LAW SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY FUNDED POSITION 

    NUMBER 

    FULL TIME 

    PART TIME 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TERM 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TIME 

    Of Employed - Law School/University Funded 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

     

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE 

    NUMBER 

    FULL TIME 

    PART TIME 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TERM 

    LONG-TERM 

    SHORT-TIME 

    Law Firm 

      

    Solo 

    15 

    14 

    0 

    1 

    0 

    2 - 10 Attorneys 

    38 

    35 

    2 

    1 

    0 

    11 - 25 Attorneys 

    6 

    6 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    26 - 50 Attorneys 

    7 

    7 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    51 - 100 Attorneys 

    3 

    2 

    1 

    0 

    0 

    101 - 250 Attorneys 

    3 

    3 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    251 - 500 Attorneys 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    501 + Attorneys 

    1 

    1 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Unknown 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Business & Industry 

    52 

    29 

    20 

    0 

    3 

    Government Agency 

    28 

    26 

    0 

    0 

    2 

    Public Interest (inc. Public Defender) 

    10 

    8 

    0 

    1 

    1 

    Judicial Clerkships 

      

    Federal 

    1 

    1 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    State & Local 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Other 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Academia 

    2 

    2 

    0 

    0 

    0 

    Employer Type Unknown 

    0 

      

    Total 

    166 

    134 

    23 

    3 

    6 

     

    EMPLOYMENT LOCATION 

    STATE 

    NUMBER 

    State# - 1st largest employment 

    Ohio 

    149 

    State# - 2nd largest employment 

    California 

    2 

    State# - 3rd largest employment 

    Illinois 

    2 

    # employed in foreign countries 

      

    1 

     

    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).

    JOB TYPE BY EMPLOYER TYPE 

      

    Bar Passage Required 

    JD Advantage 

    Professional Other         

    Non-Professional Other 

    Private Practice 

    70

    3

    0

    0

    Business & Industry 

    22

    10

    18

    2

    Government  

    16

    8

    4

    0

    Judicial Clerkship 

    1

    0

    0

    0

    Public Interest  

    5

    4

    1

    0

    Academic 

    2

    0

    0

    0

     

    SALARIES 

     

    # Employed 

    # Salary Reported 

    Median 

    25th Percentile 

    75th Percentile 

    Private Sector 

    125

    32

     $53,750 

    $45,260

    $75,000

    Law Firms 

    73

    21

    $55,000

    $50,000

    $80,000

    Corporations 

    52

    11

    $50,000

    $44,000

    $75,000

      

    Public Sector 

    41

    25

    $42,949

    $42,500 

    $50,000 

    Government 

    29

    17

    $42,500

    $42,500 

    $50,000 

    Non-Profit 

    12

    $42,949 

    $42,494 

    $49,995 

    NOTE: Only 57 (34%) of employed graduates reported a starting salary.  A minimum of five (5) salaries in a category is required for analysis. 

     

    SOURCE OF JOB 

     2012 NALP Source of Job 

    SEARCH STATUS 

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

     2012 NALP Search Status 

      

     

    EMPLOYMENT LOCATION 
    In Ohio  
    Akron  1 
    Alliance  1 
    Antwerp  1 
    Baltimore  1 
    Caldwell  1 
    Cambridge  1 
    Canton  1 
    Cincinnati  1 
    Cleveland  2 
    Columbiana  1 
    Columbus  108 
    Dayton  1 
    Delaware  1 
    Delphos  1 
    Dublin  4 
    Fairfield  1 
    Gahanna  2 
    Hilliard  1 
    Logan  1 
    Marietta  1 
    Mechanicsburg  2 
    Plain City  1 
    Powell  2 
    Upper Arlington  1 
    Westerville  2 
    Wooster  1 
    Wright Patterson AFB  1 
    Xenia  1 
    Youngstown  1 
    Zanesville  1 
       
    Outside of Ohio  
    California  2 
    Canada  1 
    District of Columbia  2 
    Illinois  2 
    Indiana  3 
    Louisiana  2 
    Michigan  1 
    North Carolina  1 
    Pennsylvania  2 
    Utah  1 
    Virginia  1 
    Wisconsin  1