EMPLOYMENT DATA

Class of 2020 Employment Data

    

Information on employment outcomes for the Class of 2020 may not reflect a particular law school’s typical results in this area. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, bar admission exams were canceled or delayed in many jurisdictions, thus making it more challenging for graduates to secure employment by the annual Graduate Employment Status Date of March 15. Please reference the 3 years of employment outcome data posted on the ABA Required Disclosures webpage of each ABA-Approved Law School or at www.abarequireddisclosures.org.

*Data as of March 15, 2021 as reported to the American Bar Association in April 2021. Download the original PDF of this report.

Category definitions can be found here.

Class of 2020 Employment Data
Class of 2020 Employment Data

Methodology

Employment data for the Class of 2020, which as defined by the American Bar Association includes all JD graduates from September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2020, was obtained by the Office of Career Strategy and Advancement using formal tools (including the NALP Graduate Employment Report and Salary Survey) and informal tools (including contact with graduates by members of the staff of the Office of Career Strategy and Advancement and other independent research). Employment data reflects the status of each graduate as of March 15, 2021 as reported to the American Bar Association and has been reviewed by an independent auditor.

Data as of March 16, 2020 as reported to the American Bar Association in April 2020. 

Download the original PDF of this report.

Class of 2019 Employment Data
Class of 2019 Employment Data

Methodology

Placement data for the Class of 2019, which as defined by the American Bar Association includes all JD graduates from September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019, was obtained by the Office of Career Strategy and Advancement using formal tools (including the NALP Graduate Employment Report and Salary Survey) and informal tools (including contact with graduates by members of the staff of the Office of Career Strategy and Advancement and other independent research). Placement data reflects the status of each graduate as of March 16, 2020 as reported to the American Bar Association and has been reviewed by an independent auditor.

Employment Status of the Class of 2018 as of March 15, 2019 as reported to the ABA in April, 2019. Download the original PDF of this report.

Class of 2018 employment data
Class of 2016 employment data

Methodology

Placement data for the Class of 2018, which as defined by the American Bar Association includes all JD graduates from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018, was obtained by the Office of Career Strategy and Advancement using formal tools (including the NALP Graduate Employment Report and Salary Survey) and informal tools (including contact with graduates by members of the staff of the Office of Career Strategy and Advancement and other independent research).   Placement data reflects the status of each graduate as of March 15, 2019 as reported to the American Bar Association and has been reviewed by an independent auditor.