Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School

Admissions: Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 1,789
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 712
Overall acceptance rate 39.8%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 211
Number of full-time program applicants 1,436
Number of full-time program acceptances 580
Full-time acceptance rate 40.4%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 145
Number of part-time program applicants 353
Number of part-time program acceptances 132
Part-time acceptance rate 37.4%
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 66
Fall 2009 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.67-3.28
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 149-153
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 2.67-3.26
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 149-153
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students 2.64-3.31
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students 149-153

Careers: Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar GA
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 83.9%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 89.2%
Class of 2008 Graduates
Total graduates 106
Graduates employed at graduation 44.8%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 96.2%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $50,000
Median private sector starting salary $62,500
75th percentile private sector starting salary $67,500
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 31%
Median public service starting salary $44,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)
Percent employed in academia 2.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 15.0%
Percent employed in government 10.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 5.0%
Percent employed in law firms 64.0%
Percent employed in public interest 4.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 1.0%
2008 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 82%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 1%
Number of states where graduates are employed 15
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) N/A
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 1.0%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) N/A
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) N/A
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 87.0%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 7.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 2.0%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 1.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 1.0%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations Seminars: Judicial Clerkship, Hiring Attorney, Interview Prep, Dress for Success, Dining Etiquette, Mock Interviews, Resume Workshops, Small/Solo, Federal, Career Day, and practice specific; Career counseling; Orientation; Job Fairs: Judicial Clerkship, Public Interest, Prosecutor, Atlanta Minority, Intellectual Property, Atlanta Legal Hiring Conference, SEMJF; Job Posting Website.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 64.2%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 17.9%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 6.6%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) 5.7%