Kentucky Federal Criminal Lawyer

Demand an attorney that stands up for you! Someone that puts your trial outcome at the top of his priorities, not someone that looks at the dollar as the bottom line. Don't settle for an attorney that is incapable of getting results. You need J. Clark Baird, a federal criminal defense attorney.

As evidenced by his outstanding track record and his overwhelmingly positive reviews, you know he means business in the courtroom but is also dedicated and concerned with his clients' well-being. No matter what trouble you or a loved one are experiencing, be sure to get in touch so we can help.

Kentucky Federal Criminal Lawyer

Kentucky Federal Criminal Lawyer J. Clark Baird Will Fight For You!

Under federal investigation?

Indicted or Arrested?

Don’t wait till it’s too late!

Contact Kentucky federal criminal lawyer J. Clark Baird ASAP.

Never speak to Federal Law Enforcement without your lawyer!!!

J. Clark Baird is a Kentucky federal criminal lawyer whose office is located in Louisville, Kentucky, but whose practice stretches out to both counties across the state of Kentucky and federal courts across the nation.  Attorney Baird recently received the 2015 Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award for Excellence in Criminal Law by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys.  Mr. Baird is also a member of the prestigious National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Baird has practiced federal courts all over the country:

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, Southern District of Ohio, District of Arizona, the Eastern District of Missouri, Southern District of West Virginia, the Western District of Pennsylvania, the Eastern District of North Carolina, and the Fifth Circuit Court Of Appeals.

In the legal field, he has a reputation for being aggressive and innovative in litigation. Mr. Baird personally handles all of his cases to ensure that each of his client’s personal needs and concerns are met. He understands how the legal system can intimidate the average person.We utilize exhaustive professional investigation procedures, thorough documentation, high-tech research, intensive witness preparation, and bold pre-trial motions throughout the course of your criminal case to protect your rights and defend you.

Don’t wait till it’s too late! If you have been contacted by the police/law enforcement agents, then call Kentucky federal criminal lawyer J. Clark Baird. If you have been indicted by a grand jury, contact Kentucky federal criminal lawyer J. Clark Baird. If you have received an investigative letter, then call Kentucky federal criminal lawyer J. Clark Baird. If you have been arrested, then call Kentucky federal criminal lawyer J. Clark Baird. If you are under investigation or are a suspect in a crime, contact Kentucky federal criminal lawyer J. Clark Baird!

J. Clark Baird’s federal criminal defense practice is a nationwide practice that extends beyond arrest and trial.  Attorney J. Clark Baird has represented clients in pre-indictment investigations and was able to prevent his clients from being charged!  Attorney J. Clark Baird has successfully represented clients on motions for shock probation and early termination of supervised release. He has successfully represented clients in defeating motions to revoke their probation or their bonds.  Federal criminal defense attorney J. Clark Baird has successfully represented clients in the expungement of criminal charges.  J. Clark Baird has represented criminal defendants in sentencing hearings at both the state and federal level.  He is also available for criminal appellate work at both the state and federal level.

The criminal justice system is both frightening and confusing. It’s not a system that you ever want to face unprepared, particularly with a case as complicated as federal criminal cases can be.  Don’t take a chance on a typical “criminal attorney” who will treat your federal criminal case like a minor state charge. Contact federal criminal defense lawyer J. Clark Baird immediately and let him begin to defend your case and more importantly, your life!

Here are three guarantees in the criminal defense practice of J. Clark Baird:

1.   We will take the time to explain the law, your options, and the potential outcomes of your case in crystal-clear language. And before you go to court, we will spend the time necessary to make sure we understand your concerns and priorities, as well as properly prepare you for court.

2.  We will challenge the case against you, thoroughly investigate the evidence, outwork the prosecutor, and present a compelling argument to the Judge/Jury on your behalf.

3.   We will keep you informed of the progress of your case at all times.

See our Firm Overview page to learn how we provide top notch federal criminal defense to our clients.

Contact our office today to see how we can assist you: or call us 24/7 at (502) 797-4625!!

DO NOT TALK TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENTS OR ALLOW THEM TO SEARCH!  EXERCISE YOUR SIXTH AMENDMENT RIGHT TO COUNSEL AND DEMAND TO SPEAK TO YOUR LAWYER!!  Contact Louisville, Kentucky federal criminal lawyer J. Clark Baird immediately for assistance:  (502) 583-3388 or or After Hours 24/7 at (502) 797-4625!

J. Clark Baird understands the importance of  lawyer/client communications.  Therefore we use secure emails, secure text messaging and secure phone calls to completely insure that your communications with our office are confidential.  If you have a concern about this issue, please let us know immediately when you contact us so we can proceed with secure communications!!!

Kentucky Federal Criminal Attorney Professional Awards

J. Clark Baird Kentucky Federal Criminal Lawyer Professional Awards

Top Kentucky Criminal Lawyer

Named a Top 10 Criminal Lawyer in Kentucky

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  • Clark handled my case. He was not only a proficient attorney but he was aggressive in the court room and out. He did not let decorum stand in the way when it came to protecting my interests. This is something you don't see will many attorneys and I know this because I had another attorney prior to J. Clark Baird. Too many attorney don't want to be aggressive because they fear retaliation or alienation. Clark was not afraid to push back. He did a great job with what we had to deal with.

  • Mr. Baird was very attentive to the case and brought a wealth of expert knowledge to the table. He did exactly what he said he was going to do, exactly when he said he was going to do it.

  • Mr. Baird is very knowledgeable in all areas of the law. He was very thorough and on top of things when it came to my case. He is also available anytime I have a legal question, which is sometimes hard to find in an attorney. Highly recommend!

  • Mr. Baird has always been very upfront and honest with me about what to expect, outcomes, etc.

  • Clark has always been there for me he got me out of prison and convinced the judge I just needed treatment for drug addiction I got treatment and now I own multiple businesses and am a productive citizen of society thanks to him. He now helps me with all my business matters. And is well rounded to take on any case with confidence and perseverance. He is relentless in the courtroom and always up front. And he always keeps an ace in the hole just in case. I will never use anyone but him.

  • Clark has always been there everytime I need him, no matter what time of day. I've used him for everything and he is knowledgeable in every aspect of the law. He goes into the court room and owns it and it's comforting to always have him there representing me at court. I could go on about how great he is but won't have enough space!

  • Mr. Baird was recommended to me by a mutual friend. At the time of my case I did not know fully how the legal system worked. Mr. Baird was very informative helping me understand what the possible outcomes would be. I was incarcerated during part of my cases and Mr. Baird kept me informed and gave me the sense that he cared for me as a person as well as a client. The outcome in court was far better than I expected. It was very clear he took time to fight for me to the best of his ability. I highly recommend Mr. Baird's services and see no reason to use anyone for myself.

  • Jonathan was able to advise me on issues related to the nutritional supplement business. His advice was pivotal in my decision making process, and he has never lead me astray.

  • Clark went through our operations with a fine toothed comb and gave us very strong suggestions on best practices to keep us safely within the boundaries of the law. We talk on a regular basis, which is a rarity given our past experiences with lawyers. He's worth every penny of his retainer.

  • Clark is by far one of the best attorneys I have had the pleasure to meet. First attorney I have felt like was genuinely out for my best interest and not just to make a buck. Great person with a wealth of knowledge, proud to recommend him and consider him a friend.

  • Clark did an amazing job guiding me through one of the most difficult experiences of my life. He was compassionate, prompt, informative and kept my needs at the forefront. His professionalism and empathy make him a brilliant attorney!

  • Clark has represented me several times. Every time the outcome was better than I expected. He knows what he's doing and made sure I knew what was happening at every step. He got me probation after a handgun incident. He also accompanied me to a police interview to make sure I was never charged with anything during a different investigation. I do and would call Clark Baird for any legal matters I have.

  • Mr Baird has handled several mandates for my company. He has always been extremely diligent, and has provided valuable legal advice on many matters. I recommend him without hesitation.

  • Great job as a lawyer in a tough situation. He really helped me through the issue and explained what was going on and what my rights were.

  • I have dealt with many attorneys in my life and i have to say this is by far the best one i have ever worked with. He is always making sure we the clients are protected. This man never stops working. You can call or text him at 2 AM and he will respond. Constantly keeps me informed with what is going on in my industry. For the first time in a long time i am 100% comfortable with who i have representing me. Do not miss the chance to be represented by one of the best licensed attorneys around.

  • Very trustworthy and answered all my questions.... He helped me above and beyond what I expected. I would use his services again!!!

  • He has helped my husband in many ways and always had his back!

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