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Legal Studies

Class of 2012 (Summer 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012)

The following data comes from the Career Center's annual Career Destinations Survey of graduating seniors. Our primary focus for this report is to illustrate the wide variety of employment and graduate school choices past students in this major have made.

Please note: Beginning with the 2006 survey year, students with double and triple majors are represented in each of their majors, whereas in past years their data were only presented in their primary major. Programs for which there are four or less responses will not have any data shown to protect the confidentiality of respondents.

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Results Summary
Graduated Responded Percent    
138 46 33%    
Post-Graduate Activities

Grad School
48% 13% 35% 4%  
Employment Sectors & Average Salary*
For Profit Nonprofit Education Government Average Salary*
54% 31% 8% 8% $42,007
*Not all respondents report salary. Majors with four or less reported salaries have no salary information shown to protect the confidentiality of student data.
Employers & Job Titles
Alorica Customer Service And Sales
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach Legal Secretary
California Health Advocates Administrative Assistant
Citigroup Investment Banking Analyst
Cox, Castles, & Nicholson LLP Clerk
Deloitte Consulting Technology Analyst
Department of Justice, Antitrust Division Paralegal
International Immigration Law Firm I9 Project Analyst
Platinum Advisors Campaign Manager
Price and Associates Law Firm Legal Administrator
Private Law Office Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Towers Perrin Consultant
University of California Berkeley Human Resources
Watsonville Law Center Paralegal
Graduate Schools Attending
Field of Study Graduate School Degree
LAW University of California-Los Angeles JD
LAW Loyola Marymount University JD
LEGAL STUDIES, GENERAL Georgetown University JD

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