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Michael Robertson joined Ford, Parshall & Baker in 2010.  His practice focuses on insurance defense litigation and appeals, representing corporate, municipal, and individual clients in tort and commercial matters.

Michael graduated from Oberlin College magna cum laude in English and received an M.A. in English Literature from the University of Chicago. He earned his J.D.  from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009, where he was submissions editor for the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights and a member of the Texas International Law Journal.  While in law school, he worked in the appellate law division of the Travis County District Attorney’s office, preparing briefs for argument before the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. 

Prior to joining FPB, Michael clerked for Chief Justice William Ray Price, Jr. of the Supreme Court of Missouri.  His professional affiliations include the Missouri Bar Association, the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, and the Defense Research Institute.  From 2011 to 2013, he was an associate in the Elwood L.Thomas Inn of Court for Columbia and Jefferson City.

  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2009
  • Ph.D. candidate, University of Chicago, 1998
  • M.A., University of Chicago, 1994
  • B.A., Oberlin College, magna cum laude, 1992
Bar admissions
  • State Bar of Missouri, 2010
  • Boone County Bar Association
  • Missouri Organization  of Defense Attorneys
Professional associations and memberships
  • The Elwood L. Thomas American Inn of Court
  • Mid-Missouri Legal Services