BENTON BAKER IV
Benton Baker IV is a dedicated trial attorney with exceptional trial experience. Mr. Baker graduated Indiana University in 1990, with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He obtained his law degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1998.
During college, Mr. Baker was a member of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, and he participated in the Army R.O.T.C. program and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in May 1990. Prior to becoming a member of the bar, Mr. Baker served in the United States Army as an Infantry Rifle Platoon leader. His desire to further protect and defend the Constitution led him to the challenges and rigors of law school.
After more than a decade of practicing law, Mr. Baker has handled thousands of criminal cases at both the pre-trial and trial stage. In addition to criminal defense, Mr. Baker has litigated to juries both civil and domestic cases across Southeast Texas . Recently Mr. Baker stated, “When it comes to being an advocate for my clients I will step into any venue, anytime”.
Defending juvenile clients accused of crimes is a special part of Mr. Baker’s practice. The Texas Family Code offers rights and protections not afforded to adults accused of the same offenses.
As juvenile prosecutions increase and the growth in the criminalization of childhood conduct occur, there is a great need for knowledgeable attorneys to represent and protect accused children.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Over his career, Mr. Baker has continued his legal education and training. Maintaining a cutting-edge knowledge of the law and the changes that the Legislature presents to the Governor, Mr. Baker regularly attends State approved Continuing Legal Education courses throughout the United States. Mr. Baker has trained with Gerry Spence at the Trial Lawyer’s College and applies their doctrine that there is a compelling, winning story with every case.
Mr. Baker was admitted to practice in Federal Court- Southern District of Texas in 2000. Mr. Baker is also a member of the Montgomery County Bar Association, Montgomery County Criminal Defense Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.
“The study and practice of law is a profession, a vocation; it is more than just a job. To have a client is to hold a sacred trust”.
-Benton Baker IV
Mr. Baker has served as the President of the Montgomery County Criminal Defense Bar Association (2006-2007), the Vice President of the Montgomery County Criminal Defense Bar Association (2005), and the Treasurer of the Montgomery County Criminal Defense Bar Association (2003-2005). Mr. Baker has also served as the Presiding Officer of the Montgomery County Bail Bond Board (2003-2010). Mr. Baker is also a Lifetime Member of the Friends of Conroe.
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Mr. Baker is not Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.