While the overall job climate for recent law school graduates has not changed significantly over the past several years, job placement rates of individual law schools have become increasingly important to students and schools alike. Recognizing the need to make significant changes in a soft legal market, the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University continually reexamines its career services operation in an effort to better serve its students and graduates. Through a series of transformative efforts, the College of Law has made substantial strides in better serving both students and graduates with their career development. Data collected this spring by the ABA on all ABA accredited law schools reveals that ASU Law is #19 in the nation (#5 for public schools) for successful postgraduate job placement in great lawyer jobs. How is ASU Law getting its graduates placed when the market nationally remains sluggish?
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