Company: Baker, Baker. P.A.
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
William Baker, Lawyer at Baker, Baker. P.A., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in construction law.
Inspired to pursue a career in law by a desire to help people and influenced by his attorney father, Mr. Baker has worked with Baker & Baker, P.A., since 1972. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk under the Honorable Wilson K. Barnes, Associate Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, and he worked for the Office of the Attorney General, including the 1970 and 1971 General Assemblies.
Mr. Baker holds a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Francis University, which he received in 1968. He went on to study law at the University of Maryland School of Law, earning a JD in 1971., gaining admittance to the State Board of Maryland the same year. In addition, he is admitted to practice before the United States District Court District of Maryland, the Supreme Court of the United States, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
A respected voice in the field of law, Mr. Baker helps future legal professionals explore the world of law as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland. He has also lectured for the Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, the National Business Institute, and Lorman Education Services. Mr. Baker has been a civil case mediator for the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, and since 1984 he has been an arbitrator with the Maryland Health Claims Arbitration Board.
Mr. Baker has contributed to “Black’s Law Dictionary, Tenth Edition.” He has maintained professional affiliation with organizations such as Mensa International, the Maryland State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Barrister’s Club of the Baltimore County Bar Association, and the Baltimore Country Club. Mr. Baker is a featured listee on the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell.
In addition to his primary roles, Mr. Baker is active in his community. He has shown a great interest in the arts and currently serves on the accessions committee for the Baltimore Museum of Art, and he is a trustee of the Hughes Foundation. Furthermore, Mr. Baker has sponsored many collections at the Walters Art Museum, including “Off the Shelf: Modern and Contemporary Artists’ Books,” “Faberge and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire’s Legacy,” and “A Feast for the Sense: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe.”
For more information about Mr. Baker, please visit his Best Of feature, where his resume can also be found.