U.S. consumers' interactions with lawyers 2018

This statistic depicts the share of consumers in the United States who have interacted with a lawyer in 2018, broken down by the type of interaction. During the survey, 66 percent of respondents who prefer to hire a lawyer reported having hired a lawyer in the past.

Share of consumers in the United States who interacted with a lawyer in 2018, by type

Prefer not to hire lawyersPrefer to hire lawyers
Communicated via phone or email but didn’t hire76%69%
Had a personal consultation but didn’t hire62%59%
Ever hired a lawyer66%77%
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Source

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Number of respondents

1,336 respondents

Special properties

consumers who have hired a lawyer or dealt with a legal problem without a lawyer in the past 2 years.

Supplementary notes

Survey method not stated by the source.
Survey region excludes Alaska and Hawaii.
Multiple answers were possible.

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