Kansas City, Mo.'s once giant meatpacking and rail-heavy economy has been transforming into a diverse mix that includes professional services, finance and technology. Yet the transition isn't happening quickly enough.

Last year, the area's legal market suffered an attorney headcount drop of 4 percent — the largest among the nation's 25 biggest legal markets, The National Law Journal reported in June. The reason? Still too much dependency on heavy manufacturing and telecommunications sectors struggling to regain traction.

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