The Catholic University of America

Class of 2012 Employment Statistics

Office of Career and Professional Development 


 
At the Columbus School of Law we understand how important it is for prospective law students to have the information they need to make educated decisions about their futures. To assist in that endeavor, we have provided detailed information below. You will see that our graduates find work in all areas of the legal profession, as well as in non-legal careers where a law degree is a substantial asset. Our graduates have diverse interests that lead them to careers in private practice, public service, business and industry, and the government.

 

Employment

Employment Status

Total

Full-time

Part-time

   

Long-term

Short-term

Long-term

Short-term

Employed, Bar Passage Required 100 90 7 0 3
Employed, JD Advantage 82 64 12 3 3
Employed, Professional Position 12 11 1 0 0
Employed, Non-Professional Position 5 0 1 4 0
Employed, Undeterminable 0 0 0 0 0
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full-time 2        
Unemployed, Start Date Deferred 1        
Unemployed, Not Seeking 5        
Unemployed, Seeking 36        
Employment Status Unknown 3        
Total Graduates 246        
 

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Law School/University
Funded Position
3 2 1 0 0

 

Employment Type

Employment Type

Number

Full-time

Part-time

   

Long-term

Short-term

Long-term

Short-term

Law Firms          
     Solo 0 0 0 0 0
     2-10 27 21 2 3 1
     11-25 3 3 0 0 0
     26-50 2 2 0 0 0
     51-100 2 2 0 0 0
     101-250 2 2 0 0 0
     251-500 5 5 0 0 0
     500+ 11 11 0 0 0
     Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 62 41 13 4 4
Government 46 42 3 0 1
Public Interest (including Pub. Def.) 9 9 0 0 0
Judicial Clerkships          
     Federal 4 4 0 0 0
     State & Local 21 20 1 0 0
     Other 0 0 0 0 0
Education 5 3 2 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Total 199 165 21 7 6

 

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Employment Location

Largest Employment

 
1. District of Columbia 89
2. Virginia 46
3. Maryland 34

Employed in Foreign Countries

1

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Please Note:

Employment and salary information is taken from a variety of sources,
including: student self-reporting, alumni surveys, employer information,
published salary data, and electronic resources.