New demographic research reveals that:
- 89% of lawyers practice in firms with 2 to 10 attorneys.
- The average age of attorneys is 49 years old, a member of Generation X.
- Women only make up 36% of attorneys.
- 88% of attorneys are white.
- The total number of licensed lawyers is 1,315,561
The new data is reported in by the American Bar Association 2016 National Lawyer Population Survey. Many thanks to PracticePanther, a provider of secure law practice management software, for creating this infographic based on the new data.