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James L. Baker, American judge. Bar: North Carolina 1982, United States District Court (western district) North Carolina 1982, United States District Court (middle district) North Carolina 1982, United States Court Appeals (4th, 5th and 11th circuits) 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1990. Member, chairman Madison County Board Education, Marshall, 1987-1990.

Background

Baker, James L. was born on September 15, 1954 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Son of J. Leonard and Elizabeth C. (Gahagan) Baker.

Education

Bachelor, Mars Hill College, 1977. Juris Doctor, Mercer University, 1980.

Career

Attorney, Marshall, North Carolina, 1982-1983. Assistant district attorney 24th Judicial District, 1983-1994, senior resident superior court judge Marshall, since 1995. Member Judicial Standards Commission, Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Bar: North Carolina 1982, United States District Court (western district) North Carolina 1982, United States District Court (middle district) North Carolina 1982, United States Court Appeals (4th, 5th and 11th circuits) 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1990.

Membership

Member, chairman Madison County Board Education, Marshall, 1987-1990.

Connections

Married Karen Lynne Massey, October 25, 1980. Children: Anne Elizabeth, Sarah Catherine.

father:
J. Leonard Baker

mother:
Elizabeth C. (Gahagan) Baker

spouse:
Karen Lynne Massey

children:
Anne Elizabeth Baker

Sarah Catherine Baker