Seattle University School of Law Class of 2012 Survey

Seattle University School of Law Class Survey

The information provided on this survey is CONFIDENTIAL and will be used only for statistical purposes. It will be retained only until the compiled data is reported to NALP and U.S. News & World Report. Both publications require 100% graduate reporting, and your participation will help Seattle University School of Law in national rankings.

Please complete only ONE of the following sections: A, B, C, D, E or F. Please complete all questions from section G to the end.

Section A

Complete this section if your job is in a private law firm. If not, please skip to B, C, D, E, or F.

1. Type of Law Firm Office:

Employed at the main (or only) office
Employed in a branch office
Employed in a public interest firm

2. Total Size of Law Firm:

Solo (self employed as a solo practitioner)
2-10 attorneys
11-25 attorneys
26-50 attorneys
51-100 attorneys
101-250 attorneys
251-500 attorneys
501+ attorneys

3. Size of Law Office:

Solo (self employed as a solo practitioner)
2-10 attorneys
11-25 attorneys
26-50 attorneys
51-100 attorneys
101-250 attorneys
251-500 attorneys
501+ attorneys

4. Type of Job:

Attorney
Law clerk
Paralegal
Administrator

Employer:

City: State:

 

Section B

Complete this section if your job is in business, industry or legal temporary agency. If not, please skip to C, D, E, or F.

1. Type of Employer:

Legal temporary agency
Accounting firm
Investment banking institution
Entertainment/sports management company
Insurance company
Management consulting firm
Publishing house
Technology/e-commerce company
Trade association, union, or political campaign
Other business or industry - Please describe:

2. Type of Job:

Temporary attorney work
Temporary law clerk or paralegal work
In-house legal
Management
Business development/Sales/Marketing
Human resources
Consulting
Self-employed
Contract or temporary
Other - Please describe:

Employer:

City: State:

 

Section C

Complete this section if your job is in government. If not, please skip to D, E, or F.

1. Level of Government:

Federal
State
Local (city/municipal/county)
Other - Please describe:

2. Type of Job:

Judicial Clerkship
Military Position
Prosecution
Public Defender
Other - Please describe:

Employer:

City: State:

 

Section D

Complete this section if your job is in a public interest organization or other nonprofit. If not, please skip to E or F.

1. Type of Job:

Community education and organization
Direct legal services
Policy/Advocacy
Other - Please describe:

2. If this job or degree program is funded in whole or part by a fellowship or grant, please describe:


(Do not include any line returns in this field or your form will not submit successfully.)

 

Section E

Complete this section if your job is academic. If not, please skip to F.

1. Type of Job:

Law school administration
Other higher education
Other - Please describe:

 

Section F

Complete this section if none of the previous sections described your position.

1. Other:

Enrolled in degree program. Institution:
Employed in a position for which I receive a salary, stipend, contract fee or retainer
Not employed - start date deferred
Not employed and seeking work/paid position
Not employed and not seeking work/paid position

2. If you are not employed, are you volunteering?

Yes, in a law-related capacity
Yes, not in a law-related capacity
No

 

Section G

1. Job Information:

Bar admission required – FT
Bar admission required – PT
JD Advantage – FT
JD Advantage – PT
Other professional position – FT
Other professional position – PT
Non-professional position – FT
Non-professional position – PT

2. Employer Type

Law firm private practice
Business/Industry
Government
Judicial clerkship
Public interest
Academic

 

Other Employment Information

H. Source of Job:

Interviewed during fall OCI
Interviewed during spring OCI
Responded to or continued with pre-law school employer
Responded to job described in CPD posting
Interviewed at job fair
Referred by business colleague, friend, relative, alumni/ae, or school personnel
Targeted mailing, networking, informational interview
Used temporary agency or legal search consultant
Started own practice or business
Internet
Other - Please describe:

I. Starting Salary:

J. Timing of Offer:

Before graduation
After graduation but before bar results
After bar results

K. Job is: (Check all that apply.)

Full-time
Part-time
Permanent
Temporary or contract

L. Approximate Job Length:

Long-term (1 or more years—specify duration below)

Job has a known or fixed duration (e.g., 1 year, 2 years, or project-based)
Job does not have a known end-point

Short-term (fixed at less than one year)

Funding for Fixed Duration Job (if applicable):

Funded in whole or in part by a grant from an outside organization
Funded in whole or in part by the law school

M. Search Status:

I continue to seek employment other than that described here
I am not seeking employment other than that described here

 

Demographic Information

N. Program type at time of graduation: Full time | Part time/evening

O. Full Name (required):
(Your name is used only to account for participation, not to associate with your answers.)

P. Birthday: / / (MM/DD/YYYY)

Q. Gender: Male | Female

R. Race/Ethnicity: (You may check up to two.)

Latino
Other Hispanic - Please describe:
East Indian/Pakistani
Black/African American
Am Indian/Native Am. - Please describe:
Asian Am/Pacific Islander - Please describe:
Caucasian/White

S. Disability Status:

Not disabled
Visual Impairment
Hearing Impairment
Mobility Impairment
Speech Impairment
Learning Disability
Other - Please describe: