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Baird Holm LLP Receives Award of Honor
With Distinction at National Safety Council Nebraska’s
Annual Safety and Health Summit

For the sixth consecutive year, Baird Holm LLP successfully met the criteria to achieve the National Safety Council Nebraska’s Award of Honor With Distinction. The award will be presented at Nebraska’s Safest Companies Award Luncheon, held in conjunction with the Annual Safety and Health Summit, on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Baird Holm’s recognition comes as a result of the firm’s commitment to maintaining a safe work environment for all attorneys, staff and guests. The firm plans regular building evacuation and medical emergency drills and offers on-site AED/CPR certification and first-aid training programs at no cost to all employees.  
Throughout the year, attorneys and staff are given opportunities to participate in various health screenings and safety programs. Baird Holm also boasts a robust safety committee, made up of attorneys and staff from each of the floors of the Woodmen Tower, where the firm resides.
“Even in an office environment we know that investing in safety pays dividends,” said Baird Holm partner R.J. (Randy) Stevenson. “Our safety committee continuously refines our safety program and policies. As a result, the firm’s workplace injuries are at an all-time low.”

Baird Holm LLP Welcomes New Attorney

Baird Holm LLP recently announced the addition of Michael D. Sands as an attorney to the firm. His practice is primarily focused on real estate transactions, including purchases, sales, leasing, zoning, land use and renewable energy.
He received his Juris Doctor, with high distinction, from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2015, where he was inducted into the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Sands served as executive editor of the Nebraska Law Review. He received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Contracts, Pre-trial Litigation and Federal Income Tax. Sands also received his Bachelor of Science in journalism from the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas.
“We are pleased to have Michael join our robust real estate practice group. Our client’s needs in this area continue to grow, and we are proud to have the largest group of attorneys dedicated to real estate matters in Nebraska,” said Baird Holm Managing Partner Richard E. Putnam. “Michael promises to be an important part of our ongoing growth.”
For more information regarding Baird Holm LLP, please go to the firm’s website at: www.bairdholm.com.

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