UNH Law Ranks No. 5 in the U.S. for jobs on the open market among 2017 JD graduates

The University of New Hampshire School of Law ranked No. 1 among the 14 law schools in New England for employment on the open market (excluding law-school-funded jobs) – and No. 5 in the entire United States – with 95 percent of the 2017 JD class employed within 10 months of graduation, the ABA’s deadline for reporting.

UNH Law was also No. 2 in New England in graduates employed in bar-passage-required jobs at 85.2 percent, while 91.8 percent obtained jobs that required either bar passage or a law degree. None of UNH Law’s positions were funded by the law school.

UNH Law Celebrates Outstanding Employment Outcomes, First Time Bar Passage Success

Ninety-five percent of UNH Law’s 2017 JD graduates were employed within 10 months of graduation, the ABA’s deadline for job reporting. In addition, 85 percent of those graduates secured jobs requiring bar passage, and 91.8 percent obtained jobs that required either bar passage or a law degree. None of the jobs were funded by the law school.

This year’s ABA deadline for reporting was March 15. Click here for the full report.

UNH Law Students Reach National Finals of Trial Competition

The team of UNH Law students Allie Pash and Kolbie McCabe advanced to the national finals of the National Trial Competition, to be held in Austin, Texas in April, after defeating Maine in the regional final of the competition during the weekend of Feb. 10.

The UNH Law team of Kelly Karnan and Addison Spriggs also took part in the competition, earning a victory in one of three preliminary rounds and losing two others on very close ballots.