Bar Numbers

DemographicsWith more than 248,000 members (February 2014), the State Bar of California is the largest state bar in the country. More than180,000 lawyers actively practice law, while the rest retain their licenses as inactive members. To practice law in California, applicants must pass the California Bar Examination and pay their annual membership fees to the State Bar of California.

Below are links to additional information about the membership makeup of the State Bar: