Employment Statistics

2016 Employment Statistics

Of the 112 graduates of the Class of 2016, 92 were employed as of March 15, 2017.  Additionally, two graduates secured employment that started after March 15, 2017, six were pursuing additional education, and one was not seeking employment.  Of those employed, 85 are in bar passage required or JD advantage positions.

ABA Report on Gonzaga’s 2016 Employment (PDF)

Download the NALP Report on Gonzaga’s 2016 Employment (PDF)

 2016 employment statistics: Law Firm - 43%,  Other Professional - 12%, Judicial Clerkship - 10%, Government - 10%, Seeking - 9%, Full-Time Student - 5%, Public Interest - 4%,  Academic - 4%, Non-Professional - 4%, Employment Start Date Deferred - 2%, Unknown - 1%, Not Seeking - 1%; Total exceeds 100% due to rounding

2015 Employment Statistics

Of the 121 graduates in the Class of 2015, 101 secured employment as of March 15, 2016. Additionally, seven graduates enrolled in a graduate degree and three graduates were not seeking employment. Of those employed, 94 are in bar passage required or JD advantage positions.

ABA Report on Gonzaga’s 2015 Employment (PDF)

 2015 Employment Statistics: Private Practice - 45%, Government - 18%, Seeking - 8%, Judicial Clerkship - 7%, LLM - 6%, Other Professional - 6%, Non-Professional - 5%, Not Seeking - 2%, Public Interest - 2%, Education - 0%, Unknown - 0%.

2014 Employment Statistics

Of the 162 graduates in the Class of 2014, 151 reported seeking post-graduate work. Of the 151 seeking work, 130 secured employment as of March 15, 2015. 121 of those employed as of that date are in bar passage required or JD advantage positions. Since the March 15 report date, an additional 3 graduates secured bar passage required positions as of April 7, 2015. ABA Report on

NALP Report on Gonzaga Law’s 2014 Employment (PDF)

 2014 Employment Statistics: Private Practice - 44%, Other Professional - 13%, Seeking - 12%, Government - 11%, Judicial Clerkship - 5%, Public Interest - 4%, Not Seeking - 3%, LLM - 2%, Education - 2%, Non-Professional - 1%, Unknown - 1% Start Date Deferred - 1%

2013 Employment Statistics

Of the 161 graduates in the Class of 2013, 153 reported seeking post-graduate work. Of the 153 seeking work, 142 secured employment as of February 15, 2014. 132 of those employed as of that date are in bar passage required or JD advantage positions. Seven of those not seeking work are enrolled in full-time graduate degree programs, and one is serving as a full-time volunteer.

ABA Report on Gonzaga’s 2013 Employment* (PDF)
*Though the 2012 report contains percentage figures, the 2013 report provided by the ABA does not.

 2013 Employment Statistics: Private Practice - 51%, Government - 12%, Other Professional - 12%, Seeking - 6%, Judicial Clerkship - 6%, Public Interest - 4%, LLM - 4%, Non-Professional - 3%, Not Seeking - 1%, Education - 1%, Unknown - 0%

2012 Employment Statistics

Of the 166 graduates in the Class of 2012, 157 reported seeking post-graduate work. Of the 157 seeking work, 133 secured employment as of February 15, 2013. 122 of those employed as of that date are in bar passage required or JD advantage positions. Five of those not seeking work are enrolled in full-time graduate degree programs.

ABA Report on Gonzaga’s 2012 Employment (PDF).

2012 Employment Statistics: Private Practice - 34%, Other Professional - 22%, Seeking - 13%, Judicial Clerkship - 10%, Government - 7%, Non-Professional - 4%, LLM - 3%, Not Seeking - 2%, Public Interest - 2%, Academic - 2%, Unknown - 1%

2011 Employment Statistics

Of the 160 graduates in the Class of 2011, 146 reported seeking post-graduate work. Of the 146 seeking work, 123 secured employment as of February 15, 2012. 112 of those employed as of that date are in bar passage required or JD advantage positions. Twelve of those not seeking work are enrolled in full-time degree programs.

 ABA Report on Gonzaga’s 2011 Employment (PDF).

2011 Employment Statistics: Private Practice - 38%, Government - 13%, Seeking - 9%, Other Professional - 9%, LLM - 8%, Judicial Clerkship - 8%, Unknown - 5%, Non-Professinal - 4%, Public Interest - 4%, Not Seeking - 1%, Academic - 1%

2010 Employment Statistics

Of the 178 graduates in the Class of 2010, 165 reported seeking post-graduate work. Of the 165 seeking, 147 secured employment as of February 15, 2011. 133 of those employed as of that date are in bar passage required or JD preferred positions. Six of those not seeking work are enrolled in full-time degree programs.

ABA Report on Gonzaga’s 2010 Employment (PDF).

 2010 Employment Statistics: Private Practice - 39%, Judicial Clerkship - 12%, Other Professional - 11%, Government - 7%, Public Interest - 6%, Seeking - 6%, Not Seeking - 4%, Unknown - 4%, LLM - 3%, Non-Professional - 3%, Academic - 3%

2009 Employment Statistics

 2009 Employment Statistics: Private Practice - 46%, Other Professional - 12%, Government - 9%, Non-Professional - 7%, LLM - 6%, Judicial Clerkship- 5%, Seeking - 4%, Public Interest - 4%, Not-Seeking - 4%, Academic - 2%, Unknown - 1%

2008 Employment Statistics

2008 Employment Statistics: Private Practice - 43%, Government - 12%, Other Professional - 9%, LLM - 8%, Judicial Clerkship - 7%, Public Interest - 6%,  Unknown - 5%, Seeking 4%, Not Seeking - 2%, Non-Professional - 2%, Academic - 2%

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