Numbers of Legal Occupations in Richmond, VA

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2005 4,860
2006 4,900
2007 5,090
2008 4,880
2009 4,570
2010 4,510
2011 5,160
2012 5,810
2013 5,970
2014 6,260
2015 6,040
2016 6,670
2017 6,300
2018 6,450

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2005 2,410
2006 2,430
2007 2,280
2008 2,300
2009 2,180
2010 2,310
2011 2,780
2012 3,100
2013 3,250
2014 3,920
2015 3,650
2016 3,920
2017 3,310
2018 3,330

Judicial Law Clerks

Year Number
2012 60
2013 60
2014 60

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2005 100
2006 110
2013 140
2014 140
2015 150
2016 150
2017 140
2018 140

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2006 40

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2005 114,090
2006 1,370
2007 1,610
2008 1,710
2009 1,470
2010 1,170
2011 1,250
2012 1,690
2013 1,860
2014 1,780
2015 1,770
2016 2,130
2017 2,310
2018 2,260

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2007 770
2008 410
2009 380
2010 400
2011 510
2012 400
2013 320

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 280
2006 90
2007 80
2009 150
2010 220
2011 270
2013 160
2015 200
2016 190
2017 200
2018 250