How many licensed attorneys are there in California?
There are more and more attorneys in the United States of America. Keep in mind that according to the American Bar Association there are currently 1,116,967 lawyers practicing in the United States. What does this mean? Well, that is approximately one for every 300 people. Moreover, that is approximately 0.36% of the total population. It is interesting to know that California and New York each have over 100,000 lawyers representing the two states with the highest numbers of employed attorneys. Moreover, Illinois has the third highest number of employed attorneys, over 60,000. The District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Florida and Pennsylvania currently have over 40,000 in each area.