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 1/1/2019.

Membership by Country
CountryNo. of Members% of Members
United States7,98295.17%
Canada3043.62%
Brazil330.39%
Mexico210.25%
Nigeria80.10%
United Kingdom40.05%
Australia40.05%
Other Countries280.33%
Total8,387100.00%

Chapter Affiliation
RegionAffiliatedIndependentTotal*
11,2364911,727
21,6474542,101
31,1242931,417
48881831,071
5531108639
69922561,248
Overseas4949
Total*6,4181,8348,252

*Does not include 135 inactive members.

Employer Type
Employer TypeNo. of Members% of Members
Private Law Office7,77492.69%
Unemployed1561.86%
Other (Bar Execs, Life Members, etc.)1521.81%
Corporate Law Office841.00%
Government Law Office830.99%
Consulting630.75%
Non-Profit Organization470.56%
College/University260.31%
Law Firm-Solo Practitioner20.02%
Total8,387100.00%
Number of Attorneys in Firm
No. of AttorneysNo. of Members% of Members
1-142,17929.29%
15-291,70222.88%
30-741,99026.75%
75-14990312.14%
150 and above6668.95%
Total*7,833100.00%

*Does not include 947 members who did not provide data.

Job Responsibilities
Position HeldNo. of Members% of Members
Overall Management5,37166.26%
H.R. 1,21514.99%
Financial 82110.13%
Practice Management2302.84%
Facilities1922.37%
Systems1842.27%
Marketing 480.59%
Practicing Attorney280.35%
Academic140.17%
Other30.04%
Total*8,106100.00%
*Does not include 281 members who did not provide data.

Age
Age RangeNo. of Members% of Members
Between 17 and 26140.22%
Between 27 and 363435.39%
Between 37 and 4699715.66%
Between 47 and 562,18534.31%
Between 57 and 662,33936.73%
Between 67 and 764637.27%
Over 76270.42%
Total*6,368100.00%
*Does not include 2,019 members who did not provide data.

Gender
GenderNo. of Members% of Members
Female6,66378.22%
Male1,72321.77%
Other10.01%
Total8,387100.00%