dedicated to tirelessly protecting
your civil rights
No matter if you’re making complaints of discrimination or harassment or facing criminal charges, you have rights — rights that Baldwin & Vernon has dedicated itself to defending. We work as a team to develop a deep understanding of you and your case, give you an honest assessment, and then develop a strategy to present, in order to reach the best possible outcome.
We handle all types of employment law, including plaintiffs work, with a special focus on employee discrimination, sexual harassment, and the Missouri Human Rights Act. Our highly-experienced team can help you defend your rights as an employee and stand up to illegal behavior.
We understand the devastating effects being arrested and charged with a crime can have on your life. We treat all of our clients with respect, and work aggressively to defend your rights and freedoms and help you get your life back on track.
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We have extensive trial experience in both civil and criminal cases — with significant success in prosecuting discrimination and harassment claims, protecting workers and employees from predatory and discriminatory employers and corporations.
MEET OUR ATTORNEYS
Attorneys Kevin Baldwin, a former prosecutor, and Eric Vernon, a former public defender, work as a team representing clients across the Kansas City metro area in both Kansas and Missouri.
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What should I do now?
Are you facing criminal charges or believe you have a civil case? Contact us using the form below for a free consultation so we can see if we’re a good fit for you, and start building a strategy to defend your rights.
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