About Natalie

Natalie Baird - Tampa Mediator

Natalie Baird has litigated hundreds of Family Law matters during her career, from simple divorces involving child supportequitable distribution and timesharing to highly-contested divorces.

Natalie understands the needs and concerns of the parties and prides herself on an impartial view with the goal of mitigating the need for lengthy litigation. Well-versed in Family Law, Natalie understands that in most cases, with complicated circumstances and lots of emotions at play, there truly are no winners, only the best solutions for difficult transitions.

In addition to her law practice, Natalie is actively involved in the Tampa Bay community. Together with Cory Baird, they also founded a non-profit program called Are You Safe, Inc. along with two other attorneys.

Licenses

  • Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator
  • Board Certified Attorney in Family and Marital Law, 2011 - present
  • Collaborative Divorce Training, 2011
  • Florida Licensed Law Practitioner, Member in Good Standing, 2003

Education

  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Juris Doctorate, 2001
  • Nova Southeastern University, Bachelor of Science, Biology, 1999
  • St. Pete College, A.S. Dental Hygiene, 1993
  • Polk College, A.A. Biology, 1989

Awards

  • Stann Givens Family Law Inn of Court Ted Millison Professional Award, 2013
  • Making a Difference, The Florida Bar, 2011
  • Achievement Award, Hillsborough County Domestic Violence Task Force, 2010
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Organization Award, Hillsborough County Bar Association, 2010

Work Experience

  • Owner of Natalie Baird Mediations, June 2017-present
  • Former Partner/Owner of Baird Law Group, 2004-June 2017
  • Associate at Adrian R. Castro, PA, 2003-2004
  • CLI at Hillsborough County State Attorneys Office, 2001-2002

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, 2004-present
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section 2004-present
  • Florida Bar Dispute Resolution Section, 2015-present
  • Florida Bar Family Law Section, 2004-present
  • Tampa Bay Family Law Inns of Court, 2005 – present
  • Florida Bar, 2004-present
  • Are You Safe, Inc. (RUSAFE), Past President/Founder