Carl J.D. Bauman

Title: Attorney
Company: Private Practice
Location: Kenai, Alaska, United States

Carl J.D. Bauman, Attorney, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in real estate, criminal defense and personal injury litigation.

Mr. Bauman began his successful legal career as a summer clerk with the firm of Corey, Byler and Rew in Pendleton, Oregon in 1972. He subsequently served as a research assistant while attending the University of Oregon School of Law from 1972 to 1973. From 1975 to 2007, Mr. Bauman excelled as counsel, partner and a managing member in the civil litigation and the natural resource arena with Hughes, Thorsness, Gantz, Powell and Brundin in Anchorage, Alaska.

In 2007, Mr. Bauman was appointed as a judge in general jurisdiction with Kenai Superior Court, a position in which he remained until 2016. He returned to private practice with the firm of Gilman and Pevehouse in 2019. Currently, Mr. Bauman specializes in practicing in commercial, municipal, construction, property and real estate, criminal defense and personal injury litigation, as well as Alaskan Native title issues, copyright infringement enforcement, products liability and environmental law defense.

Mr. Bauman initially obtained a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Oregon in 1970 and continued his education with a Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon’s School of Law in 1973. Mr. Bauman also served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves from 1969 to 1970 as well as the Oregon and Alaska National Guard between 1970 and 1975.

Among his most notable career achievements, Mr. Bauman fondly recalls his involvement in a career-long, billion-dollar case regarding Alaska’s North Slope royalty issues for various oil companies against the state of Alaska that eventually reached a settlement. Mr. Bauman attributes his success to his humility, his father’s influence and his military service.

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