Numbers of Legal Occupations in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2005 18,310
2006 17,820
2007 18,910
2008 18,420
2009 17,890
2010 18,120
2011 16,810
2012 16,920
2013 17,320
2014 18,650
2015 19,370
2016 18,990
2017 19,450

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2005 9,400
2006 10,070
2007 9,830
2008 8,780
2009 8,800
2010 9,370
2011 9,280
2012 9,710
2013 9,820
2014 10,080
2015 10,590
2016 11,060
2017 11,630

Judicial Law Clerks

Year Number
2010 280
2011 210
2015 120
2016 130
2017 80

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2005 90
2006 110
2007 110
2008 100
2009 100
2010 160
2011 160
2012 140
2013 140
2014 140
2015 140
2016 160
2017 150

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2007 60
2008 150
2009 160
2011 90
2012 80
2013 50
2014 60
2015 70
2016 50
2017 60

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Year Number
2005 240
2006 290
2007 220
2008 230
2009 280
2010 230
2011 260
2012 210
2013 210
2014 190
2015 350
2016 390
2017 410

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2005 42,901,070
2006 4,090,440
2007 4,640,610
2008 4,580,470
2009 3,750,430
2010 4,200
2011 3,970
2012 4,680
2013 5,270
2014 5,760
2015 5,700
2016 4,630
2017 5,040

Court Reporters

Year Number
2005 120
2006 260
2007 280
2008 300
2009 380
2010 500
2011 460
2012 300
2013 140
2014 150
2015 200
2016 220
2017 210

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2005 1,830
2006 2,050
2007 2,600
2008 3,250
2009 3,430
2010 2,570
2011 1,900
2012 1,300
2013 1,260
2014 1,740
2015 1,740
2016 1,910

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,200
2006 430
2007 560
2008 550
2009 560
2011 490
2012 500
2013 430
2014 460
2015 460
2016 450
2017 780