James P. Baker

Attorney in Springfield, IL
Author: Chapter on Employment Torts, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1994 Handbook on Employment Termination. Faculty Member, Illinois Estate Administration, 1975 and Creative Financing in Today's Real Estate Market, 1980, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
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Areas of Law

  • General Civil Law
  • Trial Law
  • Appellate Practice before State and Federal Courts
  • Administrative Agencies Law
  • Estate Planning Law
  • Probate Law
  • Employment Discrimination Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Railroad Law
  • Labor Relations Law
  • Labor Law


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Overall Peer Rating

4.4 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1971, Illinois
1972, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh and Eighth Circuits, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Tax Court

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  • Law School Attended

    University of Denver
    Class of 1970

    University Attended

    Hanover College
    Class of 1968

    Birth Information

    Born in 1945
    Streator, Illinois, December 15, 1945

    Associations & Memberships

    Sangamon County, Illinois State and American (Member, Section on Labor and Employment Law) Bar Associations; Lincoln Douglas Inns of Court.

    Contact Information



    Office Information
    James P. Baker
     415 South Seventh Street,
    Springfield, IL 62701


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