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Lawyer population 15 percent higher than 10 years ago, ABA data shows

Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Zach Zuber
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The number of active attorneys in the United States has increased by 15.2 percent over the last decade, according to the ABA’s National Lawyer Population Survey.

The total number of lawyers in the United States as of Dec. 31 was 1,338,678. Ten years before that, the total number was 1,162,124. You can read more statistics in the ABA Journal online.

From the Iowa Lawyer Weekly