Career Services Office
2011 John Marshall Graduate Employment Statistics
The John Marshall Law School submitted the following data to the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) in reporting the employment of the 401 graduates who received a JD in 2011. We sent the NALP-prepared employment survey to all 401 graduates, and obtained information from surveys or other sources for 389 graduates. 318 graduates were employed as of February 15, 2012. Employment includes full-time and part-time, long-term and short-term, in legal and non-legal industry sectors.
Duration of Employment
Of our 318 employed graduates, the following represents the duration of their employment.
Employment by Job Type
The following data reflects type of employment for our 318 employed graduates.
Employment by Industry Sector
Of the 318 graduates who identified themselves as employed, the following details the percentage and numbers of graduates in each practice area.
*Of the 12 graduates employed in the academic sector, six are funded by John Marshall in short-term positions and one obtained a long-term fellowship at John Marshall. John Marshall is also funding a six-month public interest fellowship for one graduate employed outside of the law school. In addition, one graduate is working long-term at The John Marshall Law School's Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic through a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Law Firm Employment by Firm Size
Of the 168 graduates who reported employment in a law firm setting, the following details the size of their employers.
Government Employment by Type
Of the 50 graduates who reported employment in a government or judicial clerkship setting, the following details the types of employment.
Employment by Region
The map below details the geographic regions in which our 318 graduates work.
Job Placement Data Summary
|Number of Graduates||% of Graduates||Number Long-Term||Number Short-Term||Number Long-Term||Number Short-Term|
|Employed - Bar Passage Reqd||205||51%||174||18||9||4|
|Employed - JD Advantage||72||18%||51||6||8||7|
|Employed - Other Professional||35||9%||26||3||4||2|
|Employed - Other Non-Professional||6||2%||3||1||2||0|
|Pursuing Graduate Degree FT||10||2%|
|Unemployed - Not Seeking Job||5||1%|
|Unemployed - Seeking Job||56||14%|
|Employment Status Unknown||12||3%|
|Law School/University Funded Position||Number Employed||Full-Time||Part-Time|
|Law School/University Funded||9||2||4||0||3|
|Employment Type||Number Employed||Full-Time||Part-Time|
(inc. Public Defender)
|State and Local||1||1||0||0||0|
The categories contained in this report use the definitions provided by the American Bar Association. Visit "Part 1: General Information" on the Annual Questionaire page of the ABA's website for specific definitions.
* For national salary data and a more comprehensive picture of starting salaries for law school graduates, please visit www.nalp.org