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 1/1/2020.

Membership by Country
CountryNo. of Members% of Members
United States7,87295.32%
Canada2893.50%
Mexico330.40%
Brazil220.27%
Nigeria60.07%
United Kingdom40.05%
Australia30.04%
France30.04
Other Countries260.31%
Total8,258100.00%

 

Chapter Affiliation
AffiliatedIndependentTotal*
6,2701,8788,148

*Does not include 110 inactive members.

 

Employer Type
Employer TypeNo. of Members% of Members
Private Law Office7,65892.74%
Other (Bar Execs, Life Members, etc.)1762.13%
Unemployed1411.71%
Government Law Office750.91%
Consulting Firms680.82%
Corporate Law Office590.71%
Non-Profit Organization470.57%
Law Firm-Solo Practitioner180.22%
College/University160.19%
Total8,258100.00%
Number of Attorneys in Firm
No. of AttorneysNo. of Members% of Members
1-141,98427.75%
15-291,64923.06%
30-741,93727.09%
75-14992712.97%
150 and above6539.13%
Total*7,150100.00%

*Does not include 1,108 members who did not provide data.

 

Job Responsibilities
Position HeldNo. of Members% of Members
Overall Management5,08663.82%
H.R. 1,24115.57%
Financial 81910.28%
Practice Management2232.80%
Facilities1852.32%
Systems1772.22%
Other770.97%
Pre-Management/Support Staff610.77%
Marketing540.68%
Practicing Attorney170.21%
Process Improvement110.14%
Academic80.10%
Project Management60.08%
Pricing20.02%
Non-Management20.02%
Total*7,969100.00%
*Does not include 289 members who did not provide data.

 

Age
Age RangeNo. of Members% of Members
Between 17 and 26180.30%
Between 27 and 363285.42%
Between 37 and 4691715.16%
Between 47 and 561,97532.66%
Between 57 and 662,30338.09%
Between 67 and 764667.71%
Over 76400.66%
Total*6,047100.00%
*Does not include 2,211 members who did not provide data.

 

Gender
GenderNo. of Members% of Members
Female6,58278.22%
Male1,67421.77%
Other20.01%
Total8,258100.00%

 

Race/Ethnic Identification
Race/Ethnic IdentificationNo. of Members% of Members
White5,25983.20%
Hispanic4196.63%
Black3685.82%
Asian/Pacific Islander1322.09%
Multiracial1121.77%
American Indian/Alaskan Native310.49%
Total*6,321100.00%
*Does not include 1,937 members who did not provide data.