According to the American Bar Association, there were 1,116, 967 licensed attorneys in June of 2006. The number rose to 1,128,729 by the end of 2006, and grew to 1,143,358 by the end of 2007. Number of lawyers for each state in those years can be found on "Lawyers By State" on the ABA Website. Interesting statistics posted on the ABA Website show the following Demographics for various years: Gender: In 1980, 92% of attorneys were men and 8% were women, compared to 73% men and 27% women in 2000. Race/Ethnicity: In 2000, 88.8% were White, non-Hispanic - down 1.8% from 1990, 4.2% were Black, non-Hispanic - up .9% from 1990, Hispanic 3.4% - up .9%, Asian Pacific American, non-Hispanic 2.2% - up .8%, American Indian .2% - no change from 1990, Native Pacific Islander or Hawaiian .04% - added since 1990, and Bi-racial 1.2% - added since 1990. Attorney's Average Age: 41 in 1991 and 45 in 2000. Total JD enrollment: 129,397 in 1995-96, 125,184 in 1999-2000, and 137,676 in 2003-2004. In those years, male enrollment dropped from 56% to 51%, while the percentage of female enrollment rose from 44% to 49%. Minority enrollment also increased from 19.7% to 20.6%. More statistical information can be found on "Lawyer Demographics" on the ABA Website. (Follow the nearby links.)
Your mom joking. about 500,000,000
According to the American Bar Association (ABA) there are over 76,544 personal injury lawyers in the United States. Most of these lawyers work in law firms representing less than 50 lawyers. More information on personal injury lawyers and accident attorneys can be found at the below link:
If you have the number of wins and number of losses, divide wins by the total.
That would be hard to estimate. The reality is that every licensed attorney can handle a family law issue. There are approximately 1.2 million lawyers in the US.
Yes, 36% of congressman are lawyers.
There are about 1.3 million lawyers in the US, and the number is growing faster than the total population. It is possible to extend the growth statistic into the future and estimate lawyer population and its percentage of the US population. Thus we could estimate the date at which half the population are lawyers, or even we will all be lawyers. Our law schools are presently experiencing a huge increase in enrollments. If the lawyer population grows at its current 9 percent growth rate, compounded annually, then we will double the current lawyer population in eight years (2019) to 2.6 million lawyers. At that same rate, it will double again in 2027 and again in 2035. That is, we will have 10.4 million lawyers in 2035. A few more cycles like that and by the year 2091, we there will be 681.2 million lawyers in the US--which means that every American over the age of 25 will then be a lawyer. Aren't statistics amazing?
there are 1,143,358 lawyers employed in the US in 2007
The total number of Representatives in congress is 435
As of 2006 the current US population was 299,398,484 As of 2007 the number of Active lawyers in the US is 1,143,358 1 percent of 299,398.484 is 2,993,984 therefore less than 1 percent of Americans are Lawyers. On a side note I heard that if you were to interview 100 people, 1 out of 100 would be a lawyer.
In 1197 there were approx 52"00 lawyers in the DOJ -
it is a number
25 US presidents were lawyers or were admitted to the bar.before running for President.
As of 2014, there are 10,000 lawyers who are employed by the US Department of Justice. The department was established on July 1, 1870.