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According to the 2016 Census – There are an estimated 57 million Hispanic people in the United States, comprising over 18% of the population. By 2025, the Census Bureau projects that Hispanic people will comprise over 23% of the total population with 79 million residing in the United States. By 2060 the Census Bureau projects the numbers to rise to 28% and 119 million respectively.
The Hispanic Trends & Behaviors report estimates that over 39 million Hispanic adults are making purchasing decisions online. Today Hispanic buying power has reached $1.5 trillion and is expected to hit $1.8 trillion by 2020. The Hispanic consumer is widely recognized as a cornerstone of any growth initiative for virtually all U.S. industries.
As the Hispanic population continues to grow, Hispanics remain disproportionately under-represented in the legal field.
While a law career can provide entrée into influential sectors of society along with a higher income, the academic requirements, long process, and high costs involved seem to be discouraging many Hispanics from pursuing a Law degree. As a result, say legal experts, educators, and professionals, the lack of Hispanic attorneys will impact the Hispanic community’s advancement for years to come.
According to statistics, Hispanics – who are 18 percent of the population – comprise only about 4 percent of U.S. lawyers. For Hispanic women, these numbers are even lower accounting for less than 2 percent of lawyers.
Many people in the Hispanic Community have expressed their concerns about feeling intimidated or not being treated as equals when contacting law firms to discuss their legal issues.
Rest Assured, that when a member of the Hispanic community contacts a law firm to speak with a lawyer listed on HispanicLawyersAssociation.com members of the Hispanic Community will feel welcome and be treated very well. The Lawyers listed on our website are Hispanic Lawyers, Spanish Speaking Lawyers and Hispanic Friendly Lawyers who are happy to serve the Hispanic community.