Class of 2005
Law Firm Job Opportunities and Population Change, 1995-2005 (NALP Bulletin, September 2006) — NALP periodically compiles information on law firm job opportunities compared with changes in population in a variety of cities across the country.
Market for New Law Graduates Up — Approaches 90% for First Time Since 2001 (July 18, 2006 Press Release) — The vast majority of Class of 2005 law school graduates — 89.6% of those for whom employment status was known — were employed as of February 15, 2006. This rate is the highest rate measured since 2001, and compares with a rate of 88.9% for 2004 and 2003, 89% for 2002, 90% for 2001, and 91.5% for 2000.
Class of 2005 Selected Findings (PDF - free download)
Trends in Graduate Employment — 1985-2005 (NALP Bulletin, July 2006) — The market for new law graduates has been quite strong in recent years, with employment close to or above 89% since 1997. The employment rate for the Class of 2005 was the highest since 2001, at 89.6%.
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