At a Glance

The nation’s busiest and largest State Bar

Key 2020 statistics highlight the size and breadth of the work we do to carry out all aspects of our mission.
13,900

Bar exam applicants tested

2,630
New attorneys admitted
588
Provisionally licensed lawyers approved
260,000

Total number of attorneys licensed

$97.2 million

Legal aid funds distributed

832

Victims reimbursed through the Client Security Fund, which distributed a record total of $11.75 million

17,500

Cases of attorney misconduct and nonattorney unauthorized practice of law processed

261

Attorneys disciplined

317
Nonattorney practice cases referred to law enforcement
136,000

Customer service calls handled