Numbers of Legal Occupations in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2005 2,450
2006 2,470
2007 2,600
2008 2,610
2009 2,620
2010 2,640
2011 2,460
2012 2,840
2013 3,010
2014 2,980
2015 2,810
2016 2,860
2017 3,070
2018 3,070

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2005 1,240
2006 1,260
2007 1,270
2008 1,270
2009 1,390
2010 1,410
2011 1,390
2012 1,530
2013 1,550
2014 1,550
2015 1,470
2016 1,400
2017 1,520
2018 1,460

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2005 70
2014 80
2015 70
2016 60

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2005 50
2006 50
2007 50
2010 100
2011 40

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Year Number
2005 60
2011 40
2012 50
2016 80
2018 80

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2005 410,200
2006 470,130
2007 470
2008 49,090
2009 410
2010 490
2011 450
2012 830
2013 810
2014 820
2015 830
2016 750
2017 880
2018 910

Court Reporters

Year Number
2010 80
2011 90
2012 50
2016 60
2017 100
2018 110

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 100
2008 160
2009 140
2010 160
2011 100
2012 100
2015 150
2016 280
2017 220
2018 230

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 260
2011 290
2012 180
2013 170
2014 150
2015 150
2016 190
2018 190