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Ford, Parshall & Baker

Ford, Parshall & Baker provides a full range of legal services to individuals, companies and public entities throughout the state of Missouri. We value the high opinions of our clients and peers and we pledge to continue our practice of providing high quality legal representation in a wide variety of practice areas.

  • Experience. FPB attorneys are passionate about the law.  Each of our attorneys has a unique experience and skill set, which results in unparalleled advocacy in complex cases.
  • Reputation. Ford, Parshall & Baker is nationally recognized for our success, professionalism, and our attorneys’ legal expertise and services.  We are very proud of the awards and recognition we have received, including being named a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News and World Reports since the award’s inception in 2011.
  • Dedication.  We represent individuals, charitable foundations, family-run businesses, large corporations, insurance companies, medical and educational institutions.  Our clients are our number one priority and we are committed to serving their best interests.

Distinguished Honors

Ford, Parshall & Baker has been continually named a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Reports and enjoys a top-tier ranking as one of the best professional malpractice defense firms.

For decades, Ford, Parshall & Baker has held an AV Preeminent Rating – the highest rating a law firm can receive.  It is a reflection of our attorneys’ expertise, experience and integrity.

Ford, Parshall & Baker is one of A.M. Best’s Recommended Insurance law firms.

Three FPB attorneys have been recognized by their peers as “Top Lawyers” in Columbia, Missouri.  Hamp Ford was recognized for his expertise in medical malpractice cases.  Jeff Parshall was acknowledged as one of the best trial lawyers.

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)."