ABA: Law Grad Employment Ticks Up

The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar released data on law graduate employment outcomes for the class of 2012 nine months after graduation. According to ABA Now, law schools reported that 56.2 percent of graduates were employed in long-term, full-time positions where bar-passage was required and 9.5 percent were employed in long-term, full-time JD Advantage positions. The numbers boast a 1.3 and 1.4 percentage increase from 2011 data, respectively.