Numbers of Legal Occupations in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2005 15,600
2006 12,090
2007 14,520
2008 12,540
2009 15,070
2010 15,530
2011 15,170
2012 14,200
2013 14,150
2014 13,960
2015 14,510
2016 14,940
2017 15,000
2018 15,380

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2005 6,310
2006 6,640
2007 5,730
2008 5,640
2009 6,030
2010 7,060
2011 6,770
2012 6,700
2013 6,590
2014 6,450
2015 6,940
2016 6,820
2017 7,310
2018 7,690

Judicial Law Clerks

Year Number
2010 930
2012 550
2013 630
2014 660
2015 750
2016 760

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2005 170
2007 360
2008 130
2009 430
2010 460
2012 180
2013 190
2014 180
2015 170
2016 170
2017 160
2018 160

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2009 40
2010 40
2011 50
2012 40
2013 40
2014 50
2015 60
2016 40

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Year Number
2005 540
2013 170
2014 170
2015 180
2016 210
2017 220
2018 220

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2005 2,820,360
2006 3,150,510
2007 36,701,150
2008 3,950,450
2009 37,501,050
2010 3,720
2011 3,700
2012 3,690
2013 3,680
2014 3,620
2015 3,650
2016 3,860
2017 4,410
2018 4,640

Court Reporters

Year Number
2007 1,900
2008 400
2010 1,920
2011 1,720
2013 1,390
2014 1,380
2015 1,410
2016 1,390

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2005 830
2006 520
2007 1,040
2008 770
2009 1,270
2010 740
2011 640
2012 750
2013 740
2014 750
2015 520
2016 600
2017 590
2018 460

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 3,690
2006 340
2007 400
2008 690
2009 580
2010 650
2011 810
2012 730
2013 720
2014 690
2015 830
2016 1,090
2017 1,200
2018 1,030