NALP Employment Report and Salary Survey


Personal Information

First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Permanent Address
City
State
Zip Code
Telephone
Permanent email address
Note—Do not use your TU email address. If you do not have email through an ISP, you can get a free email address from GMail, Yahoo!, or Hotmail.

I. Demographic Information

Age at graduation
Program type at time of graduation Full-time/3-Year Part-time/Evening
Month/Year Graduation
Gender Male Female
Race/Ethnicity (You may check up to two)
Latino (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban)
Other Hispanic
(describe)
Black/African American
Asian Am./Pacific Islander
(describe)
East Indian/Pakistani
Am. Indian/Native Am.
(describe)
White/Caucasian
Disability Status  
Not disabled
Visual impairment
Hearing impairment
Mobility impairment
Speech impairment
Learning disability
Other (describe)
Bar Status (mark one)
Plan to take exam in
State, Month and Year
Results now pending in
State
Passed exam/admitted to bar in
State

II. Employment Status

A. Employed (also complete A1 and A2 below)
A1. Type of Job
Bar admission required/anticipated (includes judicial clerks)
JD preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., accounting firm, Management consulting firm, law school or law firm administration)
Professional Other (describe)
Non-professional Other (describe)
A2. Job is: Full-time Part-time
If you are employed, please skip to Part III.
B. Enrolled in a full-time degree program
Name of School/State
(Complete Item A in Part III if applicable)
C. Seeking Work
D. NOT Seeking Work
If you checked C or D the rest of this form is not applicable.

III. Job-1 Information

Name and Address of Employer
Employer Name
Street Address
City
State
Zip Code
A. Special Funding
This job or degree is funded in whole or in part by a fellowship or grant (describe)
If you are enrolled in a full-time advanced degree program, the remaining items relating to Job-1 are not applicable. A job held concurrent with your degree program may be reported under Job-2.
B. Timing of Offer
Before graduation
After graduation but before bar results
After bar results
C. Source of Job
Mark the one choice that best describes how you learned of and made initial contact with the employer. If you received an offer from your summer employer, or the employer for whom you worked during law school, indicate how you initially made contact with that employer.
Interviewed during fall OCI program organized by the career services office
Interviewed during spring OCI program organized by the career services office
Responded to job described in career services' posting/bulletin/jobline/binder/direct contact listing or utilized its resume referral service
Referral by business colleague, friend, relative, alumni, or school personnel
Commercial (non-school) internet job site
Initiated contact by means of a targeted mailing or informational interviewing, or as a result of networking
Used a temporary placement agency or legal search consultant
Started own practice or business
Other (describe)
D. Indicate whether the employer hired you on a short-time or permanent basis. Note that a permanent job from the employer's perspective may be one that you consider short-term, while, for example, you continue to seek a different job. Please indicate the type of job from the employer's perspective.
Hired on a short-term basis (e.g., contract attorney, judicial clerk)
Hired on a permanent basis (e.g., associate, job held prior to/during law school).
E. Search Status
(Mark only if you are employed)

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

Complete F1, F2, F3 and F4 ONLY if primary job is in law firm private practice.If not, skip to G, H, I, or J.

F1. Type of Law Firm Office
Employed at main (or only) office/firm headquarters
Employed in branch office of firm
Firm is a public interest law firm
F2. Total Size of Law Firm (Mark the one for size of entire firm by total number of attorneys)
Solo (you are 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
F3. Size of Law Office
(Mark the one to indicate size of office where you are/will be working. Note: office size may not exceed firm size).
Solo (you are 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
F4. Type of Law Firm Job
Attorney
Law Clerk
Paralegal
Administrator

Complete this section ONLY if job is in business or industry. Complete both G1 & G2

G1. Type of Employer
Legal temporary agency
Accounting firm
Investment banking or financial institution
Entertainment/sports management company
Insurance company
Management consulting firm
Publishing house
Technology/e-commerce company
Trade association or political campaign
Other business or industry (describe)
G2. 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
Other (describe)

Complete this section ONLY if job is in Government. Complete both H1 & H2

H1. Level of Government
Federal
State
Local (City/Municipal/County)
Other (describe)
H2. Type of Job
Judicial Clerkship
Military Position
Prosecution
Other (describe)
I. If job is in a public interest organization or other non-profit (Mark one item to indicate the primary type of work you will be handling).
Community education and organization
Civil legal Services
Policy/Advocacy
Public defender or appellate defender
Other (describe)
J. If Job is Academic
(Mark one item to indicate the type of job)
Law school administration
Other higher education
Other academic job
 
K. Starting Salary

IV. Job-2 Information

Note—Complete this section ONLY if you have a second job.

Name and Address of Employer
Employer Name
Street Address
City
State
Zip Code

Basic Job Type

A1. Type of Job
Bar admission required/anticipated (includes judicial clerks)
JD preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., accounting firm, Management consulting firm, law school or law firm administration)
Professional Other
Non-professional Other
A2. Job is: Full-time Part-time
Employer Type
Law firm private practice
Business/Industry
Government
Judicial Clerkship
Public interest
Academic