John Baker, Esq.

Baker & Slider, LLC
298 East Washington Street
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 208-1514

John Hollis Baker is a trial attorney with 14 years of experience who devotes 100% of his practice to litigation. He has been in numerous leadership posts and has been given some of the highest accolades in the industry. John is the Past President of the Bar Association for Athens-Clarke County and Oconee County. He is from Sparta, Georgia, and his practice areas include Athens-Clarke County, Oconee County, Oglethorpe County, Franklin County, Elbert County, Jackson County, Madison County, Greene County, Watkinsville, Madison, Danielsville, Winder, Commerce, and Elberton.

Biggest Awards for Civil Cases
John was awarded in the "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers Association and received the highest possible rating, "AV" from Martindale Hubbell, a preeminent legal industry information services firm. He has obtained numerous six-figure awards for his clients. These include a $490,000 award for a hazardous conditions injury, $970,000 in a carbon monoxide leak, and nearly $1,000,000 in a case involving a van accident.

John has one objective when it comes to litigation: get the case to trial. As a civil lawyer, John Baker knows that the only way that major companies and negligent businesses and individuals will provide his clients the damages and compensation they are entitled to is to give them something to lose. This aggressive style of litigation has earned praise from his clients, and his proven track record of success shows that he knows what he's doing.

If you need a personal injury or civil litigation attorney, contact us or call (706) 208-1514. Consultations are always free, and he can help you understand your legal situation and develop a strategy going forward to get the best possible results in your case. It doesn't matter if you have a car accident, truck accident, breach of contract, real estate dispute, a landlord-tenant dispute, construction dispute, or any other civil litigation, John Baker is the best civil litigation attorney in Athens, GA.

John Hollis Baker: Key Info


J.D., Mercer University, 2002

Bar Admissions

Georgia, 2002
U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2006
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

State Bar of Georgia
Member Since: 2002

Young Lawyer's Division
Member Since: 2005

Western Circuit Bar Association
Past President

Athens Chamber of Commerce

Film Athens

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Honors and Awards

Nation's Top One Percent
Top Verdicts
Super Lawyers, Rising Star
Top 40 Under 40
AV Ranking on Martindale
"10" on Avvo