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Our Demographics

Our Demographics

In 2010, the State Bar of Nevada partnered with the Center for Research Design and Analysis (CRDA) at the University of Nevada, Reno, to conduct a detailed analysis of state bar membership demographics.

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  • In 2010, the State Bar of Nevada had 10,996 members, of which 7,940 members (72 percent) were active.
  • In 2010, the average age of members was 45.9 years old. Members ranged in age from 24 to 96 years old.
  • There are more men than women in the State Bar of Nevada - men accounted for 70 percent of the active membership in 2010.
  • The average number of years bar members spent in practice in Nevada was 13.4 years in 2010.
  • Most of the State Bar of Nevada's membership - 71.3 percent - practiced in Clark County in 2010. The next most populous counties were Washoe (19.5 percent) and Carson City (4.6 percent).
  • The majority of Nevada attorneys (78 percent) were in private practice in 2010. In addition, 22 percent were in public practice.

State Bar of NV

Our mission is to govern the legal profession, to serve our members, and to protect the public interest.

State Bar of Nevada
3100 W. Charleston Blvd.
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Las Vegas, NV 89102
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