FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 19, 2013
Contact: Alberto Rodriguez
Phone: 602.340.7337
Email: alberto.rodriguez@staff.azbar.org

State Bar of Arizona Releases 2013 Economics of Law Practice in Arizona Report

PHOENIX – June 19, 2013 – The State Bar of Arizona (Bar) has released the 2013 Economics of Law Practice in Arizona that reveals Arizona attorneys are making more money than they were three years ago and are more optimistic about the future. Nearly 2,000 Bar members answered questions ranging from salaries to job satisfaction.

The economics of law report contains current demographics of practicing attorneys including: attorney income by practice category, gender, field of law, office location, work status, years in practice and firm size (measured by number of attorneys); prevailing average hourly billing rates for attorneys by a variety of indicators, and legal assistants by years of experience, firm size and office location; law office management practices; and job satisfaction and economic sentiment on current and future circumstances influencing the practice of law, among others.

While the economics of law report offers a comprehensive report of current trends in the profession, it also offers insightful statistics revealing attorney optimism for the future.

The 45-page 2013 Economics of Law in Arizona report is available for purchase at the State Bar of Arizona for $125 (plus tax and shipping). Contact Pat Giallanza at 602.340.7226 or patricia.giallanza@staff.azbar.org.

The State Bar of Arizona completes this comprehensive survey of its members on economic issues every three years. The 2013 survey is the fifth in the series.

Click here for a snapshot of the report.


About the State Bar
The State Bar of Arizona is a non-profit organization that operates under the supervision of the Arizona Supreme Court. The Bar includes approximately 17,000 active attorneys and provides education and development programs for the legal profession and the public. Since 1933 the Bar and its members have been committed to serving the public by making sure the voices of all people in Arizona are heard in our justice system.

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