TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 20, 2018
Fewer members of the class 2017 have landed full time, long-term legal jobs than those from 2016, according to a new employment report now publicly available from the American Bar Association. While the aggregated school data shows that 75.3 percent of graduates from ABA accredited law schools are employed in the bar-passage-required or J.D. Advantage jobs -- up slightly from the year before -- the percentage gain is likely due to a roughly 6 percent decline in the size of the graduating class.