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Submit Your Great Ideas and Programs for the 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Summit

NALP invites you to participate in a request for proposals for the 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Summit, to be held on June 8, 2018 in Washington, DC. We are seeking exciting and innovative diversity programs, and are especially interested in programming from professionals at employers and law schools who would like to share best practices and successful D&I programs. We would also like to hear from consultants and others in the business with cutting edge information to share with our attendees, partners or other experts with a special focus on diversity issues, and diversity professionals who would like to share programming ideas and other information. The deadline for proposal submissions is Friday, September 15.

Register for the 2017 Summit on Emerging Careers for Law Grads

NALP will offer the first-ever Summit on Emerging Careers for Law Grads on Friday, October 6 in Washington, DC. The Summit will provide education about how to advise students and graduates who are examining these new career opportunities and will have professionals in compliance, legal process outsourcing, data privacy and security. The entire conference will feature experts on 21st century legal careers.

Employment Rate for New Law School Graduates Rises as the Overall Number of Jobs, Class Size, Continue to Shrink

Despite a drop in the number of jobs and the graduating class size, this year’s Selected Findings show a slightly improved employment rate of 87.5% for the Class of 2016 compared to 86.7% measured for the Class of 2015.

Associate Salaries Rise in Some Markets, But National Median Remains Unchanged

NALP's 2017 Associate Salary Survey report shows that the overall median first-year salary as of January 1, 2017, was $135,000, the same as in 2015, the year of the most recent previous survey. What about all those $180,000 first-year salaries that were announced over the course of several months in 2016? Among the more than 500 survey respondents there were not nearly enough offices reporting a $180,000 salary to push the median up to that level.


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