Half Of 2011 Law Grads Have Full-Time Legal Jobs, ABA Says

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 4:24 PM EDT) -- About 55 percent of law students who graduated in 2011 from American Bar Association member schools have full-time, long-term positions in the legal industry, according to data released Friday by the ABA and organized by the nonprofit Law School Transparency.

Another 26 percent of 2011 law school graduates are underemployed, which the bar describes as a graduate seeking employment in the legal profession or pursuing another degree, according to the data. Law School Transparency Executive Director Kyle McEntee said these numbers should discourage potential students from...
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