Numbers of Legal Occupations in Columbia, SC

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2005 3,880
2006 3,780
2007 3,700
2008 3,620
2009 3,330
2010 3,450
2011 3,820
2012 3,750
2013 3,970
2014 4,160
2015 4,120
2016 4,020
2017 3,990
2018 4,230

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2005 1,700
2006 1,680
2007 1,710
2008 1,610
2009 1,500
2010 1,570
2011 1,620
2012 1,680
2013 1,630
2014 1,800
2015 1,860
2016 1,800
2017 1,610
2018 1,690

Judicial Law Clerks

Year Number
2010 160
2011 110
2012 60
2013 60

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50
2007 60
2008 60
2011 50
2012 60
2013 60
2014 70
2015 60
2016 70
2017 70
2018 80

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2005 90
2006 90
2007 80

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Year Number
2005 160
2006 130
2007 100
2008 100
2009 120
2010 120
2011 120
2012 120
2013 120
2014 130
2015 140
2016 110
2017 130
2018 160

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2005 1,150,390
2006 1,230,300
2007 1,050,170
2008 1,130,140
2009 950,180
2010 1,170
2011 1,400
2012 1,490
2013 1,650
2014 1,700
2015 1,680
2016 1,820
2017 1,890
2018 1,980

Court Reporters

Year Number
2008 220
2009 140
2010 130
2011 110
2012 80
2013 80

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2005 90
2007 250
2008 180
2009 210
2010 130
2011 160
2012 160
2013 230
2014 220
2015 160
2016 110
2017 120
2018 110

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 90
2007 140
2008 160
2016 60
2017 60