Numbers of Legal Occupations in Kansas City, MO-KS

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2005 9,450
2006 8,510
2007 8,880
2008 8,700
2009 8,590
2010 8,610
2011 8,290
2012 7,980
2013 7,860
2014 8,060
2015 8,470
2016 8,780
2017 9,060
2018 8,910

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2005 3,650
2006 4,380
2007 5,050
2008 5,000
2009 4,920
2010 4,840
2011 4,740
2012 4,740
2013 4,740
2014 4,610
2015 4,660
2016 4,810
2017 5,190
2018 4,820

Judicial Law Clerks

Year Number
2010 230
2011 90
2012 50
2015 30
2016 30
2017 30

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2005 40
2006 30
2007 40
2008 40
2009 40
2010 40
2012 30
2013 30
2014 40
2015 50
2016 60
2017 60
2018 60

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2005 50
2006 60
2007 80
2008 60
2009 50
2010 40
2016 70
2017 70
2018 60

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Year Number
2005 150
2006 120
2007 210
2008 150
2009 170
2010 220
2011 180
2012 190
2013 180
2014 180
2015 200
2016 190
2017 240
2018 130

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2005 2,740,320
2006 2,760,220
2007 2,540,160
2008 2,310,270
2009 2,410,250
2010 2,420
2011 2,450
2012 2,230
2013 2,030
2014 2,390
2015 2,450
2016 2,690
2017 2,630
2018 2,820

Court Reporters

Year Number
2006 110
2007 130
2008 150
2009 120
2010 140
2011 150
2012 180
2013 160
2014 120
2015 160
2016 150
2017 150

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2005 610
2006 460
2007 430
2008 480
2009 370
2010 310
2011 290
2012 250
2013 390
2014 400
2015 540
2016 490
2017 430
2018 620

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,760
2006 370
2007 240
2008 250
2009 260
2010 370
2012 310
2013 270
2014 290
2015 330
2016 280
2017 260
2018 250