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Member Demographics

The information on this page only covers attorneys who are active, inactive, not eligible, or are judges.

Information current as of Mar 28 2017 11:00PM

Attorney Membership


Member Status Population Average Age % of Membership
Active 188,072 49 71.76 %
Inactive 58,655 61 22.38 %
Judge 2,159 62 0.82 %
Not Eligible To Practice Law 13,185 62 5.03 %
Total 262,071  


By Age

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7000 Age: 22 - Population: Age: 23 - Population: 2 Age: 24 - Population: 12 Age: 25 - Population: 71 Age: 26 - Population: 603 Age: 27 - Population: 1,410 Age: 28 - Population: 2,220 Age: 29 - Population: 3,238 Age: 30 - Population: 3,962 Age: 31 - Population: 4,495 Age: 32 - Population: 5,071 Age: 33 - Population: 5,417 Age: 34 - Population: 5,486 Age: 35 - Population: 5,850 Age: 36 - Population: 6,021 Age: 37 - Population: 6,052 Age: 38 - Population: 5,893 Age: 39 - Population: 5,694 Age: 40 - Population: 5,513 Age: 41 - Population: 5,269 Age: 42 - Population: 5,053 Age: 43 - Population: 5,263 Age: 44 - Population: 4,999 Age: 45 - Population: 5,448 Age: 46 - Population: 5,839 Age: 47 - Population: 6,027 Age: 48 - Population: 5,882 Age: 49 - Population: 5,520 Age: 50 - Population: 5,429 Age: 51 - Population: 5,329 Age: 52 - Population: 5,219 Age: 53 - Population: 5,444 Age: 54 - Population: 5,525 Age: 55 - Population: 5,288 Age: 56 - Population: 5,268 Age: 57 - Population: 5,323 Age: 58 - Population: 5,283 Age: 59 - Population: 5,079 Age: 60 - Population: 5,138 Age: 61 - Population: 5,199 Age: 62 - Population: 5,187 Age: 63 - Population: 5,475 Age: 64 - Population: 5,412 Age: 65 - Population: 5,485 Age: 66 - Population: 5,417 Age: 67 - Population: 4,971 Age: 68 - Population: 4,982 Age: 69 - Population: 4,890 Age: 70 - Population: 5,039 Age: 71 - Population: 4,479 Age: 72 - Population: 3,596 Age: 73 - Population: 3,217 Age: 74 - Population: 3,173 Age: 75 - Population: 2,872 Age: 76 - Population: 2,262 Age: 77 - Population: 1,852 Age: 78 - Population: 1,687 Age: 79 - Population: 1,487 Age: 80 - Population: 1,306 Age: 81 - Population: 1,127 Age: 82 - Population: 1,029 Age: 83 - Population: 960 Age: 84 - Population: 810 Age: 85 - Population: 820 Age: 86 - Population: 742 Age: 87 - Population: 687 Age: 88 - Population: 543 Age: 89 - Population: 486 Age: 90 - Population: 453 Age: 91 - Population: 340 Age: 92 - Population: 294 Age: 93 - Population: 248 Age: 94 - Population: 187 Age: 95 - Population: 190 Age: 96 - Population: 143 Age: 97 - Population: 114 Age: 98 - Population: 81 Age: 99 - Population: 67 Age: 100 - Population: 41
  20 60 100
  Age (years)


By District/Area


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District/Area Population % of Membership
California 208,731 79.65 %
District 01 51,264 19.56 %
District 02 72,975 27.85 %
District 03 16,548 6.31 %
District 04 47,771 18.23 %
District 05 5,359 2.04 %
District 06 14,814 5.65 %
Outside California (Within U.S.) 49,713 18.97 %
Outside U.S. 3,627 1.38 %
Total 262,071  


By Law School

The 25 law schools with the largest number of graduates admitted to the State Bar.

Rank School Population % of Membership
1 UC Hastings COL; San Francisco CA 17,621 6.72 %
2 Loyola Law School; Los Angeles CA 15,479 5.91 %
3 UCLA SOL; Los Angeles CA 13,359 5.10 %
4 UC Berkeley SOL Boalt Hall; Berkeley CA 12,079 4.61 %
5 Southwestern Univ SOL; Los Angeles CA 11,384 4.34 %
6 McGeorge SOL Univ of the Pacific; CA 10,884 4.15 %
7 Univ of San Diego SOL; San Diego CA 10,602 4.05 %
8 Santa Clara Univ SOL; Santa Clara CA 9,783 3.73 %
9 USC Law School; Los Angeles CA 8,697 3.32 %
10 U of San Francisco SOL; San Francisco CA 7,738 2.95 %
11 California Western SOL; San Diego CA 6,653 2.54 %
12 UC Davis SOL King Hall; Davis CA 6,498 2.48 %
13 Pepperdine Univ SOL; Malibu CA 6,393 2.44 %
14 Golden Gate Univ SOL; San Francisco CA 6,180 2.36 %
15 Stanford Univ Law School; Stanford CA 5,868 2.24 %
16 Harvard Univ Law School; Cambridge MA 5,826 2.22 %
17 Whittier Coll SOL; CA 4,435 1.69 %
18 Western State Univ; CA 4,406 1.68 %
19 Georgetown Univ Law Ctr; Washington DC 3,642 1.39 %
20 Western State Univ COL; Fullerton CA 3,597 1.37 %
21 Thomas Jefferson SOL; San Diego CA 3,157 1.20 %
22 Univ of Michigan Law Sch; Ann Arbor MI 2,987 1.14 %
23 Columbia Univ SOL; New York NY 2,574 0.98 %
24 New York Univ SOL; New York NY 2,571 0.98 %
25 George Washington Univ LS; Washington DC 2,127 0.81 %


By Undergraduate School

The 25 undergraduate schools with the largest number of graduates admitted to the State Bar.

Rank School Population % of Membership
1 Univ of California at Los Angeles; CA 22,598 8.62 %
2 Univ of California Berkeley; Berkeley CA 19,775 7.55 %
3 Univ of Southern Calif; Los Angeles CA 8,142 3.11 %
4 Univ of California Santa Barbara; CA 8,005 3.05 %
5 Stanford Univ; Stanford CA 7,090 2.71 %
6 Univ of California Davis; Davis CA 6,528 2.49 %
7 Univ of California San Diego; La Jolla CA 6,254 2.39 %
8 Univ of California Irvine; Irvine CA 5,400 2.06 %
9 San Diego State Univ; San Diego CA 3,759 1.43 %
10 California St Univ Northridge; CA 3,729 1.42 %
11 California St Univ Long Beach; CA 2,883 1.10 %
12 Univ of California Santa Cruz; CA 2,786 1.06 %
13 Harvard Univ; Cambridge MA 2,640 1.01 %
14 Yale Univ; New Haven CT 2,596 0.99 %
15 Foreign School; 2,539 0.97 %
16 Brigham Young Univ; Provo UT 2,531 0.97 %
17 Santa Clara Univ; Santa Clara CA 2,481 0.95 %
18 California St Univ Fullerton; CA 2,395 0.91 %
19 San Francisco State Unv; San Francisco CA 2,267 0.87 %
20 Univ of California Riverside; CA 2,249 0.86 %
21 California St Univ Sacramento; CA 2,170 0.83 %
22 Cornell Univ; Ithaca NY 2,084 0.80 %
23 Loyola Marymount Univ; Los Angeles CA 2,047 0.78 %
24 San Jose State Univ; San Jose CA 2,001 0.76 %
25 Univ of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia PA 1,909 0.73 %


By Years of Membership

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8000 Tenure: 1 years - Population: 5,502 Tenure: 2 years - Population: 6,161 Tenure: 3 years - Population: 6,772 Tenure: 4 years - Population: 6,914 Tenure: 5 years - Population: 6,819 Tenure: 6 years - Population: 6,602 Tenure: 7 years - Population: 6,444 Tenure: 8 years - Population: 6,612 Tenure: 9 years - Population: 7,091 Tenure: 10 years - Population: 6,687 Tenure: 11 years - Population: 6,661 Tenure: 12 years - Population: 5,948 Tenure: 13 years - Population: 5,479 Tenure: 14 years - Population: 5,614 Tenure: 15 years - Population: 5,496 Tenure: 16 years - Population: 6,153 Tenure: 17 years - Population: 6,099 Tenure: 18 years - Population: 5,642 Tenure: 19 years - Population: 5,945 Tenure: 20 years - Population: 6,408 Tenure: 21 years - Population: 5,702 Tenure: 22 years - Population: 5,577 Tenure: 23 years - Population: 5,708 Tenure: 24 years - Population: 5,799 Tenure: 25 years - Population: 5,748 Tenure: 26 years - Population: 5,254 Tenure: 27 years - Population: 5,684 Tenure: 28 years - Population: 5,961 Tenure: 29 years - Population: 5,627 Tenure: 30 years - Population: 5,398 Tenure: 31 years - Population: 4,389 Tenure: 32 years - Population: 4,632 Tenure: 33 years - Population: 4,091 Tenure: 34 years - Population: 4,560 Tenure: 35 years - Population: 4,556 Tenure: 36 years - Population: 4,721 Tenure: 37 years - Population: 4,608 Tenure: 38 years - Population: 5,354 Tenure: 39 years - Population: 4,868 Tenure: 40 years - Population: 4,609 Tenure: 41 years - Population: 4,344 Tenure: 42 years - Population: 3,732 Tenure: 43 years - Population: 3,660 Tenure: 44 years - Population: 2,832 Tenure: 45 years - Population: 3,707 Tenure: 46 years - Population: 1,884 Tenure: 47 years - Population: 1,894 Tenure: 48 years - Population: 1,579 Tenure: 49 years - Population: 851 Tenure: 50 years - Population: 1,163 Tenure: 51 years - Population: 1,362 Tenure: 52 years - Population: 914 Tenure: 53 years - Population: 758 Tenure: 54 years - Population: 697 Tenure: 55 years - Population: 594 Tenure: 56 years - Population: 574 Tenure: 57 years - Population: 460 Tenure: 58 years - Population: 409 Tenure: 59 years - Population: 199 Tenure: 60 years - Population: 287 Tenure: 61 years - Population: 255 Tenure: 62 years - Population: 327 Tenure: 63 years - Population: 231 Tenure: 64 years - Population: 242 Tenure: 65 years - Population: 213 Tenure: 66 years - Population: 160 Tenure: 67 years - Population: 114 Tenure: 68 years - Population: 102 Tenure: 69 years - Population: 33 Tenure: 70 years - Population: 35 Tenure: 71 years - Population: 26 Tenure: 72 years - Population: 10 Tenure: 73 years - Population: 8 Tenure: 74 years - Population: 4 Tenure: 75 years - Population: 6 Tenure: 76 years - Population: 8 Tenure: 77 years - Population: 8 Tenure: 78 years - Population: 2 Tenure: 79 years - Population: 4 Tenure: 80 years - Population: 6
  1 40 80
  Years of Membership


By Admission Year

Year Number Admitted Average Age
1855
1856    
1857    
1858    
1859    
1860    
1861    
1862    
1863    
1864    
1865    
1866 22 
1867    
1868    
1869    
1870 26 
1871    
1872 27 
1873 20 
1874 25 
1875 26 
1876 25 
1877 25 
1878 25 
1879 26  25 
1880 11  25 
1881 17  24 
1882 25  25 
1883 24  24 
1884 19  25 
1885 36  26 
1886 32  25 
1887 46  25 
1888 39  26 
1889 46  27 
1890 61  25 
1891 64  25 
1892 72  27 
1893 77  26 
1894 99  26 
1895 129  27 
1896 126  26 
1897 156  27 
1898 135  27 
1899 116  26 
1900 126  25 
1901 134  25 
1902 140  28 
1903 136  29 
1904 144  28 
1905 140  30 
1906 156  29 
1907 195  28 
1908 224  30 
1909 286  29 
1910 240  31 
1911 380  29 
1912 383  30 
1913 438  30 
1914 425  30 
1915 482  30 
1916 338  30 
1917 382  29 
1918 253  32 
1919 265  33 
1920 291  32 
1921 364  33 
1922 446  32 
1923 601  33 
1924 506  32 
1925 436  32 
1926 590  32 
1927* 790  32 
1928 605  31 
1929 579  31 
1930 656  30 
1931 699  31 
1932 553  28 
1933 518  28 
1934 426  28 
1935 442  28 
1936 516  28 
1937 418  28 
1938 493  28 
1939 317  29 
1940 390  28 
1941 392  28 
1942 257  29 
1943 182  32 
1944 265  34 
1945 231  33 
1946 482  32 
1947 564  32 
1948 415  32 
1949 947  30 
1950 726  30 
1951 846  30 
1952 921  29 
1953 1,023  30 
1954 886  31 
1955 1,088  30 
1956 790  30 
1957 820  30 
1958 543  31 
1959 934  30 
1960 1,024  30 
1961 1,259  31 
1962 1,213  31 
1963 1,261  31 
1964 1,284  30 
1965 1,552  30 
1966 2,158  29 
1967 1,736  29 
1968 1,244  30 
1969 2,266  30 
1970 2,612  30 
1971 2,603  30 
1972 5,024  30 
1973 3,687  29 
1974 4,713  30 
1975 4,693  29 
1976 5,365  29 
1977 5,634  29 
1978 5,871  30 
1979 6,425  30 
1980 5,457  30 
1981 5,458  30 
1982 5,227  30 
1983 5,146  30 
1984 4,581  30 
1985 5,102  30 
1986 4,806  30 
1987 5,875  30 
1988 6,172  31 
1989 6,462  31 
1990 6,143  31 
1991 5,623  31 
1992 6,094  31 
1993 6,142  31 
1994 5,998  31 
1995 5,815  31 
1996 5,924  30 
1997 6,657  31 
1998 6,115  31 
1999 5,785  31 
2000 6,221  31 
2001 6,269  31 
2002 5,615  31 
2003 5,725  30 
2004 5,555  30 
2005 6,008  30 
2006 6,729  30 
2007 6,749  30 
2008 7,132  30 
2009 6,641  30 
2010 6,473  30 
2011 6,624  30 
2012 6,835  29 
2013 6,921  30 
2014 6,779  30 
2015 6,161  30 
2016 5,502  30 

* The State Bar of California was founded in 1927 by the legislature. Prior to 1927, bar membership was voluntary.