UB is 7th in percentage of grads with state judicial clerkships

Roughly 24 percent of Class of 2016 UB law graduates secured state judicial clerkships, putting the University of Baltimore School of Law at No. 7 on the Above the Law blog’s list of law schools with the highest percentage of graduates landing the coveted positions.

Read “The Law Schools Where the Most Graduates Got State Clerkships (2016),” which was posted today on the popular law blog.

Of the 277 members of the Class of 2016, 68 – or 24.54 percent — secured state judicial clerkships. (It’s unclear why Above the Law’s percentage is slightly different.)

In addition, one graduate landed a federal judicial clerkship.

See the ABA’s employment summary for UB’s Class of 2016 graduates.

In all, 88 percent of the Class of 2016 found solid law-related or other professional jobs within 10 months of graduation. Of the employed 2016 graduates, approximately 27 percent landed state judicial clerkships.

Here is Above the Law’s top 10 list of schools with the highest percentage of graduates landing state judicial clerkships:

  1. Seton Hall Law: 54.04 percent
  2. Rutgers Law: 46.11 percent
  3. UNLV Law: 28.45 percent
  4. Drexel University Kline School of Law: 27.21 percent
  5. Penn State (Dickinson) Law: 26.47 percent
  6. Roger Williams Law: 24.42 percent
  7. Baltimore Law: 23.83 percent
  8. Minnesota Law: 20.73 percent
  9. South Dakota Law: 20.69 percent
  10. Hawaii Law: 18.99 percent
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