I enjoy the practice of law and helping our clients to resolve legal disputes in an efficient manner and helping entrepreneurs with their investments and businesses.
Your Full Service Firm for Business and Life
Areas of Practice:
Mr. Baird has been granted the distinction of an AV™ Preeminent rating by the Martindale Hubbell Association® Peer Review. The rating 5.0 out of 5, is a reflection of his experience as an attorney, as well as high professional and ethical standards.
Best Lawyers in America® Best Family Lawyer in Springfield, 2011
Best Lawyers in America® 2005-2013
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® 2005-2012
Missouri Bar President's Award
Professional & Community Activities:
American Bar Association
Missouri Bar Board of Governors, 1996-2008,
Ron Baird has been practicing law in Springfield since 1974. Mr. Baird is a native of Neosho, Missouri. He served in the Navy from 1967 to 1971. He founded Dorr & Baird, P.C. in 1983, was joined by John Lightner in 1984, and the law firm evolved into the practice it is today. Mr. Baird is active in many civic and community activities. His wife, Paula, is the Principal at Immaculate Conception Elementary School, and they have three children, all of whom are also lawyers. Ron is a sports enthusiast and an avid golfer and reader.
Publications & Presentations
Use of Experts and Business Reports Involving Children,
Springfield Metropolitan Bar
CLE Presentations: Family Law, Missouri Bar, 2000-2001;
Family Law, Parenting Plans, Missouri Bar 1999; Family Law,
Mediation, Springfield Metropolitan Bar, 1998