A successful legal career— it's why you're going to law school. In and out of the classroom, WVU Law's focus on the development of practice/client-ready skills provides solid preparation for a career.
Class of 2021 Employment Rate
86.5% — higher than national average overall; higher than national average for Government, Clerkship and Public Interest jobs; same as national average for Private Practice jobs. (ABA, Class of 2021, full-time/long-term positions.)
WVU Law is proud of its excellent employment statistics, and the Meredith Center fo Career Services and Professional Development is an important partner in achieving these impressive employment rates.
The Career Services Center provides individual attention to each student and continues these services throughout their professional career. Through a variety of resources and programs, Career Services helps students assess their career goals, explore job opportunities with a law degree, and make the transition from law school to a professional career.
WVU Law’s combination of classroom and clinical experiences ensures solid preparation for future careers. Our career services programs are dedicated to successful employment outcomes and helping students find satisfying employment after graduation. Our strong career support enhances our quality law programs, resulting in our students’ success in finding jobs.
The Career Services Center, named for the late Judge and Mrs. J. Harper Meredith, has the staff and resources to meet the employment needs of WVU Law students and alumni, as well as legal employment needs of West Virginia and nation-wide employers.