Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Lawyers Don't Write Blogs, huh?

According to the ABA's Market Research Department, there are 1,116,967 lawyers licensed to practice in the United States in 2006. The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2004 that there were 735,000 actually practicing then.
According to Lexblog founder and CEO Kevin O'Keefe, there are only between 1,200 to 2,000 blawgs in existence now.

Doing the math, only about 1 percent of lawyers are blogging.

What's the deal, lawyers? Why are we so timid when it comes to sharing our opinions on a blog? What do you think?

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