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Respected Missouri Attorneys

A Firm With a Wealth of Experience and a National Reputation

When you require legal assistance from a team of respected attorneys, contact Ford, Parshall & Baker. We have an excellent reputation based on our successful litigation experience. Our attorneys use their significant skills and knowledge in a wide variety of practice areas, which range from defending major municipalities and organizations to helping people form comprehensive estate plans.

Quality Legal Representation for Missourians Since 1976

Our clients are able to take advantage of our firm’s many unique qualities:

  • Experience.   FPB attorneys draw upon a breadth and depth of experience and knowledge, providing our clients with a significant asset.
  • Reputation. We are more than a local law firm. In addition to serving the people of Columbia and mid-Missouri, we represent clients throughout the state, including St. Louis and Kansas City, and are nationally recognized for our outstanding service. Our reputation serves us well in the courtroom, where we are known and respected.
  • Dedication. We take our duty as your legal counsel seriously. We keep our clients informed throughout the legal process.

Representation for a wide range of legal practice areas

Our attorneys consult with clients in the following types of cases:

  • Appeals
  • Criminal law
  • Custody and child support
  • Divorce and family law
  • Employment law
  • Insurance defense
  • Medical malpractice defense
  • Personal injury
  • Professional licensing defense
  • Professional malpractice defense
  • Public entity and municipality defense
  • Real estate law
  • Wills, estates and trusts
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Wrongful death

Mediation.  In addition to our regular practice areas, we also have several attorneys who serve as mediators.  Please contact us for more information about the mediation services we offer.

Learn more about our Missouri law firm

To learn more about our firm or to schedule your initial consultation, call Ford, Parshall & Baker at 573-449-2613 or contact us online.

Our Office
  • Columbia Office
    3210 Bluff Creek Drive
    Columbia, Missouri 65201-3525
    Phone: 573-449-2613
    Fax: 573-875-8154
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    • "Ford Parshall & Baker congratulates the attorneys listed in the 2014 publication of Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers: Hamp Ford was named as a Super Lawyer in the area of Personal Injury Medical Malpractice Defense, Jeff Parshall was named as a Super Lawyer in the area of Civil Litigation Defense, and Emily Little and Josh Devine were named as Rising Stars in the area of Civil Litigation Defense."

    • "On behalf of the Missouri Insurance Coalition and the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, Jill Jackson authored an Amicus brief in a pending Missouri Supreme Court case, Dutton v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company. July 2014. Ford Parshall & Baker welcomed Clayton Thompson as an associate attorney. June 2014."

    • "Hamp Ford and Jill Jackson won a declaratory judgment holding that an insurance policy was not ambiguous regarding the identity of the named insured, and the Missouri Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment in Columbia Mutual Insurance Company v. Grain Bin Supply Company et al., (Per Curium Order, May 13, 2014)."

    • "Jill Jackson moderated a continuing legal education seminar with a panel of judges from several of Missouri's judicial circuits. April 2014. Jeff Parshall and Michael Robertson won an appeal for their client in Executive Board of Missouri Baptist Convention v. Windermere Baptist Conference Center, Inc. et al., 430 S.W.3d 274 (Mo.App. S.D. 2014). "

    • "The Missouri Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment in favor of Ford, Parshall & Baker's client enforcing a mechanic’s lien on a condominium construction project at the Lake of the Ozarks. Grau Contracting, Inc. v. Captiva Lake Investments, LLC, 429 S.W.3d 472 (Mo.App. S.D. 2014)."