Research & Analysis

The Department of Research and Analysis provides research for all State Bar of Texas departments, committees, and the board of directors.

The research you’ll find here is also valuable for many other audiences like the media, the public, and our schools.

Our statistical surveys, reports, and studies cover issues affecting the legal profession and provide a demographic overview of Texas lawyers.

Demographic & Economic Trends

  • Learn about segments of the lawyer population and trends that affect them.


  • Review research spanning the past 10 years.

Contact Us

The Department of Research and Analysis receives special requests for survey and report generation on data not readily available or normally collected by the State Bar. The department attempts to be responsive to these special requests. At times there may be a fee dependent upon the scope of the request. Submit an online request.


(512) 427-1723

State Bar of Texas
Department of Research and Analysis
P.O. Box 12487
Austin, Texas 78711-2487

State Bar of Texas Judicial Poll

Results of the 2022 judicial poll are available at At the direction of the Texas Supreme Court, the State Bar of Texas conducted a nonpartisan straw poll of contested Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals, and courts of appeals district races on the 2022 election ballot. An electronic ballot was sent to all active members of the State Bar of Texas. Results of the judicial poll should not be viewed as an endorsement by the State Bar of Texas, which does not endorse or oppose candidates. The judicial poll is intended to improve and better inform the public about the legal system and judicial administration in Texas.

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