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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 1/1/2016.

Membership by Country
Country No. of Members % of Members
United States 8917 94.28%
Canada 437 4.62%
Brazil 26 0.27%
United Kingdom 10 0.11%
Nigeria 9 0.10%
Australia 9 0.10%
Other Countries 50 0.53%
Total 9458 100.00%
Chapter Affiliation
Region Affiliated Independent Total*
1 1,549 499 2,048
2 1,809 440 2,249
3 1,318 335 1,653
4 977 206 1,183
5 571 144 715
6 1,144 216 1,360
Overseas 82 82
Total* 7,368 1,922 9,290
*Does not include 168 inactive members.
Employer Type
Employer Type No. of Members % of Members
Private Law Office 8,748 92.49%
Corporate Law Office 166 1.76%
Other (Bar Execs, Life Members, etc.) 155 1.64%
Unemployed 141 1.49%
Government Law Office 87 0.92%
Non-Profit Organization 71 0.75%
College/University 49 0.52%
Consulting Firms 41 0.43%
Total 9,458 100.00%
Number of Attorneys in Firm
No. of Attorneys No. of Members % of Members
1-14 2,899 32.05%
15-29 1,986 21.96%
30-74 2,251 24.89%
75-149 1,024 11.32%
150 and above 884 9.77%
Total* 9,044 100.00%
*Does not include 414 members who did not provide data.
Job Responsibilities
Position Held No. of Members % of Members
Overall Management 6,283 68.12%
H.R. Mgmt. 1,283 13.91%
Financial Mgmt. 851 9.23%
Practice Mgmt. 241 2.61%
Systems Mgmt. 228 2.47%
Facilities Mgmt. 207 2.24%
Marketing Mgmt. 67 0.73%
Student 31 0.34%
Managing Partner/Gen. Counsel 29 0.31%
Partner 4 0.04%
Total* 9,224 100.00%
*Does not include 234 members who did not provide data.
Age
Age Range No. of Members % of Members
Over 76 21 0.28%
Between 67 and 76 478 6.48%
Between 57 and 66 2,433 32.99%
Between 47 and 56 2,710 36.74%
Between 37 and 46 1,259 17.07%
Between 27 and 36 454 6.16%
Between 17 and 26 21 0.28%
Total* 7,376 100.00%
*Does not include 2,082 members who did not provide data.
Gender
Gender No. of Members % of Members
Female 7,398 78.22%
Male 2,059 21.77%
Other 1 0.01%
Total 9,458 100.00%
 
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