According to the Guangdong Provincial Department of Justice, it has achieved “three complete coverages” in the Party membership build-up. All of the 27 lawyers associations now have established Party organizations. All of the 1,268 law firms in Guangdong with Party member lawyers have established Party organizations and all of the 197 law firms that do not have Party member lawyers now have Party liaisons in place to establish Party organizations. Of the 17,241 practicing lawyers in Guangdong Province, 5,766 are Party members.
Source: Xinhua, September 15, 2009