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Upcoming Events

Open Door Speaker Series

Open Door Speaker Series

Exploring Your Options: Private Sector
FEB
09
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2nd Floor Atrium
Clinic & Externship Info Session
FEB
10
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 262
February Open House
FEB
17
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Washington, D.C. Area Info Session for Prospective Students
FEB
22
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Marzen Room, 900 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Washington, D.C. Law Alumni Networking Reception
FEB
22
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Marzen Room, 900 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004


 

Facts & Figures

Roger Williams University School of Law

Class of 2009 Employment Statistics
The National Association for Law Placement requires its members to report on the employment status of their recent graduates annually in February. The following report gives a brief synopsis of the employment of Roger Williams University School of Law’s Class of 2009.

Employment Status
The Office of Career Services obtained the employment status of 159 out of 186, or 85%, students from the Class of 2009. The average salary for the class of 2009 was $66,074. From the 159 graduates:

  • 130 (81.8%) were employed
  • 15   (9.4%) were enrolled in a full-time degree program
  • 12   (7.5%) were unemployed and seeking
  • 2     (1.3%) were unemployed and not seeking
Employer Type
Private Practice 62 (47.7%)
Judicial Clerkship 19 (14.6%)
Business 20 (15.4%)
Government 14 (10.8%)
Public Interest

9   (6.9%)

Academia 3   (2.3%)
Geographic Information %
New England 86 (67.7%)
Mid Atlantic 19 (15.0%)
East North Central 3   (2.4%)
South Atlantic 7   (5.5%)
East South Atlantic 1   (0.8%)
West South Atlantic 1   (0.8%)
Mountain 3   (2.4%)
Pacific 6   (4.7%)
Foreign 1   (0.8%)