Bloomberg Law
July 31, 2015, 1:41 PM

Employment Rates for Law School Grads Inch Up

Ellen Rosen

Just one day after newly minted law school graduates finished this year’s bar exam, the National Association of Law Placement said that 87 percent of last year’s graduates have found jobs, a slight increase from the rate for those finishing law school in 2013.

Despite the rosy-sounding rate, the class of 2014, smaller than the class preceding it, found fewer jobs in total than the year before. Also, the data were collected through March 15; previously the cutoff was Feb. 15, meaning the graduates had more time to find jobs.According to NALP, while the overall number of jobs was three ...

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