3210 Bluff Creek Drive, Columbia, MO 65201-3525

Michael R. Baker


After growing up in Missouri’s bootheel, Mike Baker moved to Columbia to attend the University of Missouri. Since law school, he has been litigating civil cases in courts throughout the state. He has represented numerous clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases involving premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, construction injuries, nursing home liability and medical malpractice.  Mr. Baker  has extensive experience in developing  cases through discovery and in trying factually complex cases to judges and juries.  

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Year Joined Firm

  • 1982

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical and Nursing Malpractice
  • Insurance Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Mediator

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri


  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • o J.D. - 1980
  • Southeast Missouri State University
    • o B.S. in B.A. - 1976

Representative Clients

  • American Family Insurance Company
  • United Fire Insurance Company
  • CNA Insurance Company
  • Safeco Insurance Company
  • Geico Insurance Company
  • Northland Insurance Company
  • Health Systems, Inc.
  • CCMSI Self Insurance Program Administrator
  • National Indemnity Group


  • Recurring Faculty Mmember of the Annual Trial Academy, Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
  • Recurring Speaker at various Continuing Legal Education Seminars

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • AV rating by Martindale Hubbell
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • The Missouri Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
  • Boone County Bar Association


  • Phi Delta Phi
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