Employment by the Numbers
A commitment to public service
Chicago is committed to training lawyers and scholars who are dedicated to the public good as well as to professional excellence. The institutional support that the Law School offers for students and graduates seeking public interest work is multifaceted and includes individual counseling, programming, funding, and loan repayment assistance.
A strong record of judicial clerkships
Our clerkship record reflects the diversity of both our faculty and our student body. Our newly-minted graduates and alumni clerk in every corner of the country, in every part of the federal judiciary and in many state courts as well. Over the past several years, approximately 16-30% of each graduating class obtained a judicial clerkship at some point.