Numbers of Legal Occupations in Louisiana

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2001 11,410
2002 13,390
2003 13,410
2004 14,300
2005 13,970
2006 12,530
2007 12,930
2008 14,440
2009 13,880
2010 14,200
2011 13,800
2012 13,870
2013 13,850
2014 13,360
2015 12,840
2016 13,130
2017 13,420
2018 14,860

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2001 4,680
2002 5,300
2003 5,500
2004 6,210
2005 6,400
2006 6,780
2007 7,210
2008 7,840
2009 7,300
2010 7,370
2011 7,300
2012 7,360
2013 7,660
2014 7,200
2015 6,920
2016 6,840
2017 6,820
2018 8,170

Judicial Law Clerks

Year Number
2010 470
2011 410
2012 170
2013 200
2014 200
2015 230
2016 180
2017 150
2018 130

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2001 340
2002 190
2003 220
2004 340
2005 270
2006 200
2007 180
2008 190
2009 200
2010 170
2011 190
2012 190
2013 190
2014 230
2015 250
2016 260
2017 200
2018 220

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2001 170
2002 160
2003 180
2004 140
2005 40
2010 120
2011 50
2012 40
2013 30
2014 50
2015 40
2017 30
2018 30

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Year Number
2001 320
2002 520
2003 390
2004 490
2005 410
2006 230
2007 160
2008 200
2009 220
2010 270
2011 250
2012 250
2013 220
2014 210
2015 220
2016 210
2017 160

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2001 4,130
2002 5,120
2003 36,401,270
2004 36,701,300
2005 37,801,090
2006 3,140,620
2007 3,350,700
2008 3,920,560
2009 3,730,670
2010 3,710
2011 3,710
2012 3,850
2013 3,750
2014 3,550
2015 3,530
2016 4,070
2017 4,440
2018 4,550

Court Reporters

Year Number
2001 640
2002 620
2003 710
2004 610
2005 540
2006 440
2007 380
2008 450
2009 580
2010 630
2011 600
2012 530
2013 530
2014 500
2015 450
2016 400
2017 330
2018 230

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2001 330
2003 500
2004 590
2005 650
2006 740
2007 540
2008 760
2009 710
2010 1,130
2011 990
2012 1,140
2013 940
2014 1,060
2015 870
2016 780
2017 940
2018 1,010

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 950
2005 790
2006 360
2007 390
2008 360
2009 360
2010 310
2011 320
2012 330
2013 320
2014 380
2015 330
2017 360
2018 400