Numbers of Legal Occupations in Delaware

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2001 3,350
2002 3,670
2003 3,560
2004 3,940
2005 4,250
2006 4,580
2007 4,570
2008 4,640
2009 4,650
2010 4,480
2011 4,780
2012 4,800
2013 4,910
2014 5,020
2015 5,190
2016 4,950
2017 4,900
2018 4,760

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2001 1,460
2002 1,530
2003 1,540
2004 1,850
2005 2,210
2006 2,380
2007 2,400
2008 2,340
2009 2,370
2010 2,620
2011 2,850
2012 2,820
2013 2,810
2014 2,880
2015 2,970
2016 2,590
2017 2,410
2018 2,390

Judicial Law Clerks

Year Number
2010 170
2011 120
2012 100

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2001 70
2004 70
2005 60
2006 70
2007 70
2008 90
2009 70
2010 70
2011 70
2012 70
2013 70
2014 80
2015 80
2016 80
2017 90
2018 80

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2004 100
2005 90
2007 50
2008 40
2009 40
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40
2018 50

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Year Number
2004 130
2005 130
2006 120
2007 120
2008 120
2009 130
2010 130
2011 150
2012 130
2013 120
2014 130
2015 120
2016 120
2017 120
2018 120

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2001 1,500
2002 1,550
2003 1,190,280
2004 1,340,240
2005 1,180,210
2006 1,400,250
2007 1,240,380
2008 1,160
2009 1,180,640
2010 1,190
2011 1,240
2012 1,340
2013 1,320
2014 1,280
2015 1,350
2016 1,210
2017 1,350
2018 1,210

Court Reporters

Year Number
2001 40
2002 40
2003 30
2004 30
2005 70
2007 40
2010 70
2011 70
2012 50
2013 50
2014 60
2015 60
2016 60
2017 60
2018 60

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2001 120
2002 110
2003 120
2004 130
2005 230
2006 210
2007 190
2008 100
2009 40
2010 40
2011 60

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 70
2005 80
2006 80
2007 70
2008 60
2009 120
2010 160
2011 180
2012 190
2013 350
2014 330
2015 360
2016 660
2017 720
2018 680