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 1/1/2021.

Membership by Country
CountryNo. of Members% of Members
United States7,75395.34%
Canada2793.43%
Mexico340.42%
Brazil150.18%
Nigeria80.10%
United Kingdom50.06%
Australia30.04%
France20.02%
Other Countries330.41%
Total8,132100.00%

 

Chapter Affiliation
AffiliatedIndependentTotal*
5,8672,1618,028

*Does not include 110 inactive members.

 

Employer Type
Employer TypeNo. of Members% of Members
Private Law Office7,71492.40%
Other (Bar Execs, Life Members, etc.)1852.27%
Unemployed1802.21%
Government Law Office650.80%
Consulting Firms580.71%
Non-Profit Organization480.59%
Corporate Law Office470.58%
Law Firm-Solo Practitioner230.28%
College/University120.15%
Total8,132100.00%
Number of Attorneys in Firm
No. of AttorneysNo. of Members% of Members
1-141,89727.24%
15-291,58722.79%
30-741,90427.34%
75-14995113.65%
150 and above6268.99%
Total*7,150100.00%

*Does not include 1,167 members who did not provide data.

 

Job Responsibilities
Position HeldNo. of Members% of Members
Overall Management4,72960.98%
H.R. 1,22315.77%
Financial 81710.54%
Practice Management2162.79%
Systems1762.27%
Facilities1552.00%
Other1541.99%
Pre-Management/Support Staff1211.56%
Marketing961.24%
Practicing Attorney270.35%
Project Management130.17%
Academic110.14%
Process Improvement110.014%
Pricing50.06%
Non-Management10.01%
Total*7,755100.00%
*Does not include 377 members who did not provide data.

 

Age
Age RangeNo. of Members% of Members
Between 17 and 26220.38%
Between 27 and 362915.05%
Between 37 and 4687315.14%
Between 47 and 561,79531.14%
Between 57 and 662,25639.13%
Between 67 and 764878.45%
Over 76410.71%
Total*6,047100.00%
*Does not include 2,367 members who did not provide data.

 

Gender
GenderNo. of Members% of Members
Female6,46078.22%
Male1,63221.77%
Other20.01%
Total*8,094100.00%

*Does not include 38 members who did not provide data.

Race/Ethnic Identification
Race/Ethnic IdentificationNo. of Members% of Members
White5,05282.78%
Hispanic4307.05%
Black3565.83%
Asian/Pacific Islander1382.26%
Multiracial1001.64%
American Indian/Alaskan Native270.44%
Total*6,103100.00%
*Does not include 2,029 members who did not provide data.