Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC

Our firm has some choice words that we believe tell our story, and we do not use them lightly. The businesses that have partnered with us for more than 35 years know that the words efficient, dedicated, superior service and cost consciousness are not...

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About Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC


Our firm has some choice words that we believe tell our story, and we do not use them lightly. The businesses that have partnered with us for more than 35 years know that the words efficient, dedicated, superior service and cost consciousness are not empty platitudes when used to describe our legal services.

Recognized nationally in defense litigation, Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice is a Midwest firm founded in 1982 by four attorneys. Having grown substantially, the firm’s overarching philosophy has remained constant: Obtain the most favorable results possible for clients as quickly as possible at a reasonable cost.

You will be hard-pressed to find a litigation defense firm in the Midwest with as extensive a case history as ours. With nearly 70 lawyers and a substantial staff of litigation paralegals and technical specialists, the types of cases we handle rival much larger firms with a “litigation” department. Centrally located in Missouri, Illinois, and Kansas, our attorneys practice throughout the United States serving national, regional, and local companies and professionals in a variety of industries and businesses.

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice has successfully handled almost all types of litigation, with the exception of domestic and criminal matters. Whether you are a small company with a small claim or a Fortune 100 company named in a multi-million-dollar complex action, Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice gives you its undivided attention, drawing on the breadth of our talent and experience to provide you with the finest representation.

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