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
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
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