Ron Baird has been practicing law in Springfield since 1974. Mr. Baird is a native of Neosho, Missouri. He served in the Navy from 1967 to 1971. He founded Dorr & Baird, P.C. in 1983, was joined by John Lightner in 1984, and the law firm evolved into the practice it is today. Mr. Baird is active in many civic and community activities. His wife, Paula, is the Principal at Immaculate Conception Elementary School, and they have three children, all of whom are also lawyers. Ron is a sports enthusiast and an avid golfer and reader.
Publications & Presentations
- Use of Experts and Business Reports Involving Children, Springfield Metropolitan Bar
- Family Law, Missouri Bar, 2000-2001;
- Family Law, Parenting Plans, Missouri Bar 1999;
- Family Law, Mediation, Springfield Metropolitan Bar, 1998