A graduate of the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, Patrick Baird began his law career as a prosecuting attorney in Cass County, Missouri. While working for the office, he tried several cases in front of a jury and the court.
He later joined the Missouri Attorney General's Office, where he worked to defend the State of Missouri and the Kansas City Police Department in various lawsuits. Mr. Baird successfully tried multiple cases to juries, including obtaining two top-20 defense jury verdicts in the State of Missouri as recorded by Missouri Lawyers Weekly in 2013.
In 2014, Mr. Baird returned to his hometown of Springfield, Missouri, to continue his work, focusing on the areas of family law, civil defense, and business litigation.
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2006
U.S. District Court of Kansas, 2007
Missouri Bar Association
Kansas City Bar Association
Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
HOPE Foundation Board Member