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Tysha Vaughn
Tysha Vaughn ’11 spent last summer as a legal intern with the Rhode Island Department of Health’s Healthy Homes and Environment Team, working on...

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Secrets & Scandals

Secrets & Scandals

Info Session for Prospective Students
NOV
10
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol RI. 02809
Hands-on Deposition Skills Training Program
NOV
13
All Day
Providence and Bristol, Rhode Island
Secrets and Scandals: Reforming Rhode Island, 1986-2006
NOV
13
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI
Marine Affairs Student Roundtable Luncheon
NOV
19
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bay View Room
Criminal Justice Reform with Soffiyah Elijah
NOV
19
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Appellate Courtroom 283


 

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%)