Statistics

Class of 2010

Within nine months of graduation, 80% of the class were employed or pursuing graduate degrees. Of those, 54% were employed upon graduation and more than 90% live in Hawaiʻi.  99% of the graduating class responded to this survey (81 of 82).

Type of Position Total Number Salary
Private Practice (30%)    
Very small firm (2-10 attys) 8 $42,000-$70,000
Small firm (11-25 attys) 1 approx. $90,000
Medium firm (26-50 attys) 5 $80,000-$85,000
Large firm (51-100 attys) 3 approx. $85,000
Very large firm (101+ attys) 3 up to $160,000
Business Industry/Other Professional (2%)    
Business Industry (non-legal) 1 DND
Judicial Clerkship (27%)    
Federal Court 1 approx. $60,000
State Supreme Court 1 approx. $52,000
Intermediate Court of Appeals 5 approx. $52,000
Circuit Court 12 approx. $50,000
Government (21%)    
State Agency 3 $40,000-$50,000
State Legislature 2 $30,000-$45,000
County Prosecutor’s Office 3 approx. $55,000
Military (active, JAG Corps) 6 $50,000-$144,000
Public Interest (15%)    
Public Defender 2 $40,000-$60,000
Community outreach/advocacy 4 $22,000-$63,000
Direct Legal Service 4 approx. $45,000
Academic (2%) 1 DND
Pursuing Advanced Degree (2%) 1  

Employment Report on Graduates between December 2009 and August 2010 .pdf

ABA Employment Summary for 2010 Graduates Report.pdf

National Association of Legal Professionals (NALP) Class of 2010 Summary Report.pdf

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Piyada Nonzee

Registrar
Phone
(808) 956-3003

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