The percentage of newly minted J.D.s who found legal work increased for the fifth straight year in 2018, according to new employment data from the American Bar Association.
The latest figures, released Monday, show that 78.6 percent of the class of 2018 had secured full-time, long-term jobs that either require bar passage, or for which a law degree offers an advantage within 10 months of graduation—up from 75.3 percent the previous year.
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