Numbers of Legal Occupations in Arkansas

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2001 5,060
2002 5,280
2003 5,380
2004 5,500
2005 5,630
2006 5,620
2007 5,790
2008 5,720
2009 5,420
2010 7,150
2011 6,840
2012 6,630
2013 6,260
2014 6,890
2015 6,660
2016 6,420
2017 6,240
2018 6,470

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2001 2,300
2002 2,280
2003 2,530
2004 2,320
2005 2,390
2006 2,670
2007 2,940
2008 2,850
2009 2,440
2010 3,390
2011 3,440
2012 3,410
2013 3,090
2014 3,660
2015 3,240
2016 3,040
2017 2,730
2018 3,150

Judicial Law Clerks

Year Number
2010 280
2011 160
2012 90
2013 90
2014 90
2015 70
2016 70
2017 70
2018 50

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2001 340
2005 240
2006 230
2007 200
2008 190
2009 90
2010 290
2011 360
2012 500
2013 500
2014 420
2015 410
2016 380
2017 380
2018 300

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2001 30
2008 40
2015 30
2017 40

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Year Number
2001 70
2002 80
2003 130
2004 140
2005 190
2006 130
2007 150
2008 150
2009 160
2010 160
2011 160
2012 320
2013 330
2014 340
2015 320
2016 320
2017 300
2018 280

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2001 1,440
2002 1,550
2003 1,050,430
2004 1,020,430
2005 970,500
2006 1,160,400
2007 1,250,370
2008 1,440,350
2009 1,470,300
2010 1,910
2011 1,730
2012 1,390
2013 1,280
2014 1,370
2015 1,410
2016 1,490
2017 1,670
2018 1,890

Court Reporters

Year Number
2001 40
2002 40
2003 50
2004 50
2005 40
2008 50
2009 100
2010 270
2011 240
2012 170
2013 180
2014 160
2015 200
2016 190
2017 200
2018 180

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2001 600
2003 700
2004 840
2005 760
2006 620
2007 620
2008 560
2009 700
2010 690
2011 570
2012 450
2013 490
2014 530
2015 730
2016 620
2017 600
2018 410

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 380
2005 390
2006 270
2007 150
2008 80
2009 140
2010 160
2011 160
2012 290
2013 280
2014 310
2015 230
2016 280
2017 260
2018 180