Where Our Graduates Go - Class of 2012

Our graduates find a full range of employment opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally. Our data for the Class of 2012, as of the February 15, 2013 ABA reporting deadline, indicate that our graduates pursued career opportunities in 33 states, as well as the District of Columbia, and eight foreign countries. The states with the highest representation are: Missouri, Illinois, California, New York, and Texas, as well as the District of Columbia.

Internationally, our 2012 graduates found career opportunities in Azerbaijan, Chile, China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and United Kingdom. These included positions at local law firms, the foreign offices of American law firms, NGOs, and in-house counsel at internationally-based corporations.  Where Our Graduates Go - International Locations 

Related: Judicial Clerkships | Employment Data for Recent Graduates  

Employment Locations
  2012  2011 2010 
Illinois  24  8.7%  27 9.85% 23 11.17%
Missouri  74  26.81%  81 29.56% 60 29.13%
District of Columbia  24  8.70%  28 10.22% 16 7.77%
New York  21  7.61%  22 8.03% 24 11.65%
California  16  5.80%  23 8.39% 16 7.77%
Texas  15  5.44%  8 2.92% 10 4.85%
All Other States  78  28.26%  64 23.36% 47 22.82%
International  23  8.33%  20 7.30% 11 5.34%
Unknown  1  0.36%  1 0.37% 1 0.49%
TOTAL EMPLOYED GRADUATES  276    274    206   
 
Employment: Regions

New England

 
  2012  2011 2010
Connecticut 2  0 0
Maine 0  0 0
Massachusetts 9  4 12
New Hampshire 0  0 0
Rhode Island 0  0 2
Vermont 0  1 0

Mid Atlantic

 
  2012  2011 2010
New Jersey 2  1 1
New York 21  22 24
Pennsylvania 2  4 3

South Atlantic

 
  2012  2011 2010
Delaware 0  0 1
Washington D.C. 24  28 16
Florida 2  5 4
Georgia 4  1 2
Maryland 5  3 2
North Carolina 0  3 1
South Carolina 0  0 0
Virginia 9  5 2
West Virginia 0  0 0

West North Central

 
  2012  2011 2010
Iowa 2  0 0
Kansas 1  2 3
Minnesota 1  1 2
Missouri 74  81 60
Nebraska 3  1 0
North Dakota 0  1 0
South Dakota 0  0 0

Unknown

 
  2012  2011 2010
  1  1 1

East North Central

 
  2012  2011 2010
Illinois 24  27 23
Indiana 2  2 1
Michigan 3  3 1
Ohio 8  4 2
Wisconsin 1  0 4

East South Central

 
  2012  2011 2010
Alabama 1  2 0
Kentucky 2  0 2
Mississippi 0  1 0
Tennessee 5  1 2

West South Central

 
  2012  2011 2010
Arkansas 2  0 0
Louisiana 3  4 1
Oklahoma 0  4 0
Texas 15  8 10

Mountain

 
  2012  2011 2010
Arizona 0  2 1
Colorado 2  4 6
Idaho 0  0 0
Montana 0  1 1
Nevada 0  1 0
New Mexico 1  0 0
Utah 1  0 0
Wyoming 0  0 0

Pacific

 
  2012  2011 2010
Alaska 1  1 1
California 16  23 16
Hawaii 0  1 0
Oregon 3  0 1
Washington 0  2 1

Employment Region: International