Michael T. Kovach, Jr., Esq., founding partner of KOVACH & BAKER, proudly welcomed the addition of his daughter Ashley M. Baker, Esq. to the firm as Managing Partner in 2021. As a father and daughter team, they will continue to work hard for the Citrus and the surrounding counties’ residents.

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At KOVACH & BAKER, we treat our clients like family. we take the enervating weight of responsibility and stress away from our clients. We take on their problems, so they don’t have to. We feel for them, work unendingly to make things better for them, while keeping their best interest in mind at all times.


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Candice Hall


Candice Hall was born in Frankfurt, Germany to a military family and grew up in Pinellas County, Florida. She graduated with a certificate from the American Institute of Paralegal Studies at Eckerd College in St. Pete, Florida. She worked in family law and later for the State Attorney’s Office in Clearwater, Florida as a Paralegal and Victim Witness Counselor. Candice joined KOVACH & BAKER in April 2022.

In her spare time, she loves the outdoors, the beach, and spending time with her goats on her small farm.

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Laura M. Kovach

Office Administrator

Laura M. Kovach was raised in Mississippi as a child and then moved to Georgia with her family before coming to Florida. She has been the Office Administrator of KOVACH & BAKER since its inception. She’s dedicated to providing the best customer service to our clients and loves developing a more personal relationship with the clients making them feel like family.

In her spare time, she loves being with her kids, cooking, eating, watching any documentaries on ghosts, murder mysteries, and history.