Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Diversity in WSBA, Cal. Bar

How many Washington lawyers are people of color? gay or lesbian? living with a disability? over 60? parents? veterans?

You can learn all this (and more!) from the 2012 WSBA Membership Survey. If you've already got plenty to read (who doesn't?) check out the Executive Summary, a 13-page PDF filled with bright graphics.

pie charts show age, race, sex, etc.; map shows distribution of members in state
WSBA Membership Study Executive Summary at 2
To dig deeper, see the full report (131 pages).

For similar data about the California bar, see Predominantly white male State Bar changing ... slowly, California Bar Journal, Jan. 2012.

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