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Tommy Percy Baer, Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Corporate, generalImmigration, naturalization, and customsPersonal injury (including property damage)lawyer. Membership Cabinet; member Governor's Advisory Committee on Volunteerism; member Henrico County Democratic Committee, 1981-1983.


Baer, Tommy Percy was born on August 4, 1938 in Berlin, Germany. Arrived in the United States, 1939. Son of Bernhard and Lucie (Hirsch) Baer.


University of Richmond (Bachelor of Arts, 1960). Georgetown University (Juris Doctor, 1963). Spoken languages: German.


Worked at Canfield, Moore, Shapiro, Sease & Baer (Richmond, Virginia) specializing in General Civil and Criminal Trial Practice before all State and Federal Courts. Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights, Commercial Law, Corporation, Domestic Relations, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Real Estate, Wills and Estates. Admitted to the bar, 1963, Virginia and District of Columbia.

Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa. Tau Kappa Alpha; Pi Sigma Alpha. Member, Georgetown Law Review, 1962-1963.

Commissioner in Chancery, 1986—. Member, Council on Higher Education of Virginia, 1991—. President, B'nai B'rith Volunteer Service Organization.

Member: Richmond, Henrico County (President, 1983), Virginia and Federal (Treasurer, Richmond Chapter, 1992—) Bar Associations. Virginia State Bar.

Canfield, Moore, Shapiro, Sease & Baer offers personal attention to detail and quality that a smaller firm can provide.


President B'nai B'rith International, 1994-1998, vice chairman membership cabinet. Chairman Governor's Advisory Committee on Volunteerism. Member Henrico County Democratic Committee, 1981-1983.

Trustee World Affairs Council, since 1998, Richmond Historic Riverfront Foundation. Board associates University Richmond, 1999-2006. President council American's First Freedom, since 2000.

Board member Virginia Poverty Law Center, since 2004. Member Henrico County Bar Association (president 1984-1985), Richmond Bar Association.


Married Margret A. Gogliormella, February 27, 1967 (divorced February 1981).; married second, Elizabeth T. Shull, March 21, 1981. Children: Dahlia R., Jason B.