INGRAM'S • September 2014 • Volume 40, No. 9


Ingram's Archive Series: Sports in KC
It started with baseball, and has grown into so much more. But the sports we enjoy today connect us with our past.
by Dennis Boone

20 in Their Twenties
We introduce you to a score of highachieving entrepreneurs and executives who are still on the low side of 30.

What does it take to be among the largest producers at law firms in the Kansas City region? Here are eight high-octane lawyers who can tell you what works for them.

A Digital Downpour
From Big Data to e-Discovery, law firms are awash in changes driven by rapid advances in technology.
by Dennis Boone

Top 50 Area Law Firms
Based on year-end employment levels, these 50 firms lead the pack in terms of legal talent, based on number of attorneys they have working in the KC market.

Legal Industry Outlook Report: Rainmaking
Administrators and instructors from the region’s educational establishments gather to assess shared concerns about the direction of education, public and private.
by Jack Cashill

KC's Strength in Community Banks
Compared to peer cities, Kansas City banks control sharply higher shares of all deposits in this market.



Sales Moves

If your prospective client needs more time to think things over, you haven’t done your homework.
Of Counsel
The legal landscape isn’t what it used to be, and that implies changes not only for firms themselves, but for business clients who can realized greater value.
Financial Adviser
The residential real-estate market has sorted some things out, but what about that vacation property?

Wealth Management
Simply put, there’s no surer way to render a trust plan ineffective than through procrastination.

General Editorial


Editor's Note
Let it Rain.
Between the Lines
A letter to a young entrepreneur holds lessons we can all take to heart.




Special Sections

Destination Kansas City

Welcome to Kansas City
Why KC?

Reasons to Choose
Cost of Living
Real Estate Values
Transportation & Infrastructure
Distribution & Logistics

Health Care and the Life Sciences

Business Culture
A Productive Work Force
Business Climate and Economic Conditions
Prime Location
Key Communities

Leading Industries

Quality of Life
Hospitality and Tourism
Entertainment and Culture