At a Glance

The nation’s busiest and largest State Bar

Key 2019 statistics highlight the size and breadth of the work we do to carry out all aspects of our mission.
13,400

Bar exam applicants tested

5,145
New attorneys admitted
256,000

Total number of attorneys licensed

$62 million

Legal aid funds distributed

718

Victims reimbursed through the Client Security Fund

20,337

Complaints about attorney misconduct and nonattorney unauthorized practice of law processed

532

Attorneys disciplined

335
Nonattorney practice cases referred to law enforcement
162,000

Customer service calls handled