ALA Demographics - All Members

The following tables identify demographic information about ALA's members, including location, chapter affiliation, the type of organization in which they are employed, the number of attorneys in their employer office, and primary job responsibilities. This data is as of 1/1/2018.

Membership by Country
CountryNo. of Members% of Members
United States8,15394.96%
Canada3273.81%
Brazil290.34%
Mexico250.29%
United Kingdom60.07%
Nigeria50.06%
Australia30.03%
Other Countries380.44%
Total8,586100.00%

Chapter Affiliation
RegionAffiliatedIndependentTotal*
11,3634561,819
21,7203732,093
31,1703051,475
49042031,107
555499653
61,0542191,273
Overseas5353
Total*6,7651,7088,473

*Does not include 113 inactive members.

Employer Type
Employer TypeNo. of Members% of Members
Private Law Office7,92892.34%
Other (Bar Execs, Life Members, etc.)1531.78%
Unemployed1471.71%
Corporate Law Office1171.36%
Government Law Office840.98%
Consulting610.71%
Non-Profit Organization570.66%
College/University390.45%
Total8,586100.00%
Number of Attorneys in Firm
No. of AttorneysNo. of Members% of Members
1-142,38330.42%
15-291,74322.25%
30-742,05726.26%
75-14990111.50%
150 and above7499.56%
Total*7,833100.00%

*Does not include 753 members who did not provide data.

Job Responsibilities
Position HeldNo. of Members% of Members
Overall Management5,58967.07%
H.R. Management1,22914.75%
Financial Management8019.61%
Practice Management2232.68%
Systems Management1872.24%
Facilities Management1832.20%
Marketing Management590.71%
Student260.31%
Managing Partner/Gen. Counsel220.26%
Partner70.08%
Associate70.08%
Total*8,333100.00%
*Does not include 253 members who did not provide data.

Age
Age RangeNo. of Members% of Members
Between 17 and 26160.24%
Between 27 and 363655.52%
Between 37 and 461,04115.74%
Between 47 and 562,35835.65%
Between 57 and 662,34435.44%
Between 67 and 764677.06%
Over 76230.35%
Total*6,614100.00%
*Does not include 1,972 members who did not provide data.

Gender
GenderNo. of Members% of Members
Female6,78278.99%
Male1,80321.00%
Other10.01%
Total8,586100.00%