2013 Conference of the Research Group on Legal Diversity
On May 10 and 11, 2013 the ABF brought scholars and practitioners together for the second annual conference of the Research Group on Legal Diversity, organized around the theme of “Pursuing Diverse Talent.” Over 100 top-flight scholars, judges, public interest lawyers, corporate general counsel, law firm partners, diversity officers and consultants, and bar association executives from across the country participated. Read more »
ABF Research Professor Tom Ginsburg is among the newly elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The 2013 class includes 198 influential humanists, scholars, and scientists. A… more
ABF Research Professor Susan Shapiro has been awarded the John J. Regan Writing Award for her research entitled, “Advance Directives: The Elusive Goal of Having the Last Word.” The… more
Latest Version of the Lawyer Statistical Report Now Available
The latest version of the Lawyer Statistical Report is now available for purchase in both print and PDF formats. Produced since 1956, this long-standing ABF publication contains national and state-level information on lawyer and law firm demographics and is unique in the literature for its detailed presentation of information concerning the legal profession in the United States. Among the statistics presented in the report is the distribution of lawyers across practice settings, age, gender, and law firm size.
The report is produced in conjunction with the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which supplies baseline statistics. This latest installment of the report features data as of 2005 and is the thirteenth installment that the ABF has released.
Click here for more details on the report and for purchasing information.
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