Numbers of Legal Occupations in Kentucky

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2001 9,180
2002 9,770
2003 10,430
2004 10,700
2006 10,000
2007 9,720
2008 9,930
2009 10,080
2010 10,430
2011 10,330
2012 9,850
2013 9,490
2014 9,510
2015 9,680
2016 9,600
2017 9,750
2018 10,140

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2001 4,250
2002 4,330
2003 4,480
2004 4,730
2006 4,710
2007 4,600
2008 4,560
2009 4,810
2010 5,280
2011 5,400
2012 5,300
2013 4,970
2014 5,090
2015 5,330
2016 5,350
2017 5,540
2018 5,740

Judicial Law Clerks

Year Number
2010 240
2011 150
2012 110
2013 110
2014 110
2016 50
2017 60
2018 60

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2010 590
2011 440
2012 410
2013 370
2014 350
2015 420
2016 380
2017 390
2018 340

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2002 40
2003 50
2004 40
2006 30
2012 40
2017 100
2018 100

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Year Number
2001 350
2009 330
2010 360
2011 360
2012 340
2013 310
2014 310
2015 320
2016 290
2017 300
2018 320

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2001 2,400
2002 2,800
2003 2,870,500
2004 2,940,500
2005 3,560,680
2006 3,160,400
2007 3,170,320
2008 3,390,260
2009 3,160,290
2010 3,170
2011 3,240
2012 2,980
2013 2,980
2014 3,070
2015 3,150
2016 3,020
2017 2,770
2018 2,940

Court Reporters

Year Number
2001 70
2002 80
2003 90
2004 90
2006 60
2009 90
2013 50
2014 40
2015 40
2016 40

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2001 380
2003 290
2004 330
2005 200
2006 240
2007 230
2008 200
2009 290
2010 260
2011 280
2012 310
2013 330
2014 300
2015 170
2016 220
2017 280
2018 360

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 1,290
2006 600
2007 520
2008 590
2010 450
2011 410
2012 330
2013 340
2014 220
2015 210
2016 210
2017 280
2018 280