In 1938, partners W.A. Westfall and Morris E. Laird opened the doors of Laird Law Firm in the First National Bank Building in Mason City, Iowa. The firm grew and eventually moved to the Mutual Federal Building in 1970, and again to it’s current location, 11 4th Street N.E.
In 2021, the firm expanded it’s footprint to Clear Lake, Iowa, opening at the former office of Berry Law. Berry Law was established in 1981 by Matthew Berry. Berry continues his work with the firm today. Together, both locations offer a broad scope of services including personal injury, worker’s compensation, litigation and appellate advocacy, estate planning and administration, business planning, real estate, and family law.
Firm members are the sole owners of Cerro Gordo Abstract Company.
The attorneys are members of the Iowa State Bar Association, District 2A Bar Association and Cerro Gordo County Bar Association.