also known as J. Clark Baird, Clark Baird
I am a trial lawyer whose offices are located in Louisville, Kentucky and Greenville, Kentucky. My main areas of practice are federal criminal defense (anabolic steroids, child pornography, drugs, firearms, white collar crimes, counterfeiting, computer crimes, wire fraud, mail fraud, RICO, violent crimes, conspiracy, drug distribution, manufacturing, identify theft, etc.), state criminal defense (DUI, rape, assault, burglary, robbery, theft, drugs, obstruction, domestic violence, murder, etc.), family law (divorce, custody, adoption, domestic violence, child support, visitation, CPS, abuse, mediations, etc.), personal injury (car wrecks, dog bites, slip & fall, bicycle wrecks, motorcycle wrecks, assaults, etc.) and corporate law.
I have represented a client charged with possession of the largest collection of child pornography ever found in the United States.
I have represented a client charged in the largest cocaine trafficking conspiracy ever in the state of Kentucky.
I have represented a client charged with distributing the largest amount of steroids ever found in the state of Nebraska.
I have had clients acquitted on violent crimes including assault and attempted manslaughter.
I represent multiple million dollar companies across the United States.
I am admitted or have practiced in twelve (12) federal court districts across the United States: Western District of Kentucky, Eastern District of Kentucky, Southern District of Indiana, District of Nebraska, Southern District of Texas, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, Middle District of Tennessee, Eastern District of Tennessee, Eastern District of Missouri, District of Arizona, and Eastern District of Pennsylvania. I am able to represent clients in any federal court across the country.
In my spare time, I spend time with my wife and our four children, do weight training, enjoy cooking and reading cheap fiction novels.
Hourly ($250-400/hour), Retainer (sometimes)
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|KY||Authorized to practice law||2008||08/09/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Ten Ranking||National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys||2015|
|Peter Perlman Law School Award||Peter Perlman||2008|
|National Merit Scholar||National Merit Scholar Corporation||1993|
|Kentucky Governors Scholar||Kentucky Governors Scholars Program||1992|
|Owner||J. Clark Baird PLLC||2009 - Present|
|Associate||Hoge & Associates||2008 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|White Collar Criminal Defense Attorneys||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Association of Federal Defense Attorneys||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Criminal Defense Attorneys, White Collar Crimes||N/A||2012 - Present|
|National College of DUI Defense||N/A||2012 - Present|
|American Criminal Defender||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Business and White Collar Crimes Lawyers||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Business and White Collar||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Trial Lawyer Network for Lawyers and Attorneys||N/A||2011 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Kentucky Bar Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Louisville Bar Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Kentucky Justice Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Commonwealth v. Shaheed Ditto||Found not guilty by jury on all counts|
|Commonwealth v. Christopher Matta||Client found not guilty on all counts by a jury|
|US v. Herbert Sharber, Jr., US District Court, Western District of Kentucky, Case 3:14-CR-20-R||Case dismissed by the US Attorney's Office|
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|Website||Doing a Federal Pre-Sentence Investigation Interview||2016|
|Website||Federal Criminal Plea Agreements||2013|
|Website||Criminal Federal Sentencing Information||2013|
|University of Kentucky College of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Indiana University-Southeast||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2005|
|Continuing Legal Education (CLE)||Substance Abuse in the Legal Community||2009|