Numbers of Legal Occupations in Maine

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2001 3,230
2002 3,470
2003 3,470
2004 3,600
2005 3,330
2006 3,380
2007 3,500
2008 3,770
2009 3,840
2010 3,760
2011 3,550
2012 3,420
2013 3,370
2014 3,510
2015 3,470
2016 3,480
2017 3,590
2018 3,660

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2001 1,740
2002 1,890
2003 1,860
2004 1,970
2005 1,830
2006 1,920
2007 1,910
2008 1,960
2009 1,940
2010 1,840
2011 1,630
2012 1,640
2013 1,630
2014 1,920
2015 1,860
2016 1,740
2017 1,710
2018 1,710

Judicial Law Clerks

Year Number
2010 40
2011 40
2012 50
2013 50
2014 50
2015 40
2016 30

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2001 170
2002 130
2003 130
2004 130
2005 130
2006 120
2007 120
2008 110
2009 120
2010 130
2011 130
2012 130
2013 120
2014 120
2015 130
2016 130
2017 120
2018 120

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2006 40
2007 40
2008 40
2009 60
2010 50
2011 50
2012 60
2013 50
2014 50
2015 30
2016 30

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Year Number
2001 80
2002 80
2003 80
2004 90
2005 80
2006 80
2007 80
2008 90
2009 80
2010 80
2011 80
2012 80
2013 90
2014 90
2015 90
2016 80
2017 90
2018 90

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2001 920
2002 970
2003 89,060
2004 97,060
2005 81,050
2006 88,030
2007 101,050
2008 123,050
2009 116,060
2010 1,060
2011 1,060
2012 1,140
2013 1,180
2014 1,010
2015 980
2016 1,170
2017 1,280
2018 1,330

Court Reporters

Year Number
2009 110
2010 110
2011 110

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2001 90
2003 110
2004 90
2006 100
2007 100
2008 60
2009 190
2010 230
2011 230
2017 130
2018 170

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 170
2005 230
2006 100
2007 90
2008 110
2009 130
2010 210
2011 220
2012 160
2013 110
2014 120
2015 160
2016 120
2017 150
2018 140